Edward B. Ellis, Jr., Papers

The over eleven cubic feet of papers (1857-2021) in this collection compiled by local historian Edward Ellis are related to the history of Havelock and New Bern, N.C., the Civil War (especially New Bern and Eastern North Carolina), Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, Sir Henry Havelock and Ellis's publications. Items included are aerial photographs (1938/1939, 1950) of Craven, Pamlico and Carteret counties, N.C.; New Bern Civil War-related items; two issues of<emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9"> The New York Times</emph> (1862) related to the Civil War in New Bern; 1857 issues of <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">The Illustrated London News</emph>, <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper</emph>, <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">Harper's Weekly</emph> and <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">The New York Times </emph> related to Sir Henry Havelock and the war in India; ephemera, engravings, prints and an image on glass related to Sir Henry Havelock; Havelock Tobacco caddy labels; <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">Havelock Progress</emph> newspaper negatives (1981-1983); photographs used in Ellis's book <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">Historic Images of Havelock and Cherry Point</emph> (2010); manuscripts for Ellis's books <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">In This Small Place</emph> (2005), and <emph render="italic" xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-22-9">New Bern History 101</emph> (2009); and four cubic feet of historical files relating to Havelock and New Bern, N.C., Cherry Point, the Civil War, genealogy and other historical topics. Also included are a short history of the Second Marine Aircraft Wing, and ninety-seven photographs (1941) with corresponding indexes and map documenting property adjoining Havelock, N.C. prior to demolition of buildings for construction of Cherry Point Marine Air Station. The photographs include scenes of farm houses, barns, outbuildings, fishing camps, fields, roads, and waterways.