March 7, 1974, 8 items, 0.061 cubic feet; Collection (1835-1892) of correspondence, bill of sale of slaves, Moore and Chatham County, N.C. land records, and an account book. See finding aid. Gift of Mrs. Jean L. Fonville, Burlington, N.C.
December 7, 1984, (addition 1), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Columbus County, N.C. Land Grant (1824) for Jonathan O. Gore. Rec'd 12/7/1984. Donor: Mrs. D. R. Fonville.
April 15, 1988, (addition 2), 2 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Collection includes a Moore County, N.C. slave deed form (1855) and a copy of a Chatham County land plat (1830). Rec'd 4/15/1988. Donor: Mrs. Jean L. Fonville.
May 28, 1997, (addition 3), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Slave lease promissory note (1856) promising to pay William K. Lane, guardian of A. N. and H. I. Grant, for lease of a slave for one year. Rec'd 5/28/1997. Donor: Mrs. Jean L. Fonville.
May 4, 2004, (addition 4), 1 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Indenture (8/2/1760) by John, Earl Granville, Lord Carteret, proprietor of North Carolina, granting James Crawford a tract of 201 acres of vacant land in Saint Matthews Parish in Orange County on the south side of Deep River between Buffalo Creek or Tomlins Creek for a price of 10 shillings and an annual rent of 8 shillings and one half-penny; and 12 other items received 3/7/1974, 12/7/1984, 4/15/1988, 5/28/1997. Printed form. Signed Granville by Thos. Child. 15 x 20. Recd. 4/9/2004. Donor: Mrs. Jean L. Fonville.
February 6, 2007, (addition 5), 4 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Collection (1931, 1939, 2000) of genealogical and land records pertaining to the Lane family of New Bern, North Carolina. Recd. 5/5/2006. Donor: Mrs. Jean L. Fonville.
February 6, 2007, (addition 6), 2 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Genealogy (ca. 1940s) of the Lane and Mumford families of Onslow County, North Carolina and Jones & New Bern, Craven County, NC, ca. 1740s-1770s, by Penelope Mumford; and black & white photographic print of Anne, DeRay & Friends. Recd. 11/5/2006. Donor: Mrs. Jean L. Fonville.
September 5, 2007, (addition 7), 2 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Papers (1865, 1867) relating to William K. Lanes Civil War service, including a copy of the form he signed, dated 12/20/1865, acknowledging receipt & acceptance of the Presidents Warrant of Pardon of 12/2/1865; also a State Department form, dated 3/12/1867, signed by Secretary of State William H. Seward, certifying the authenticity of Lanes acceptance of a pardon for his Civil War service to the Confederacy. Printed forms. Recd. 7/3/2007. Donor: Mrs. Jean L. Fonville.
Gift of Mrs. Jean L. Fonville; Gift of Mrs. D. R. Fonville
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Jean McIver Lane Fonville Collection (#257), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processing and finding aid by M. Mitchell, August 1, 1977;
Encoded by Apex Data Services, March 2002;
Reprocessed, final inventory and finding aid, by Matthew Harrup, May 8, 2011;
Finding Aid revised by Jonathan Dembo, June 20, 2012;
Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, June 25, 2012;
Encoding revised by Jonathan Dembo, 7/23/2012.