Albright Family Papers

ca. 1915, 1967
Manuscript Collection #70
Albright family; Albright, Augustus Garland
Physical description
0.16 Cubic Feet, 1 archival box , photocopies and typescript
Preferred Citation
Albright Family Papers (#70), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Typescript of Some Data on the Albright Family written by Augustus Garland Albright (ca. 1915) with updates by Claude Overman (1967).

Scope and arrangement

This collection, made up entirely by Mr. A. G. Albright's family genealogy book, Data on the Albright Family, traces the lineage of the Albright family from the early twentieth century back to the royal houses of Hapsburg and Lorraine in the Holy Roman Empire. From Germany, Albright traces the roots of his family to Pennsylvania and from there to North Carolina and elsewhere in the United States.

Administrative information
Custodial History

November 20, 1968, 90 pages, copy, history of Albright family. Gift of Miss Joy Albright, Mebane, N.C.

January 25, 2017(unprocessed addition), 0.05 cu. ft.; This is a typescript of the manuscript (updated ca. 1967) of Some Data on the Albright Family by Augustus Garland Albright. It is a ca. 110-page typescript with handwritten material, and includes clippings, programs, and other materials related to the family members. Four additional pages of family information are also included. Specifically covered, starting in 1725, are Albright family members descended from Hendrich Albrecht from Germany whose sons settled in New York and Pennsylvania. The children of Hendrich's son John settled in Guilford Courthouse and Orange Co., N.C. Gift of John Franklin Albright, Jr. via Alex Albright.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Miss Joy Albright

Gift of John Franklin Albright, Jr.

Processing information

Processed by M. Quintanilla, November 1986

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Albright family
German Americans--North Carolina--Genealogy