Helen R. Morecock Papers, 1888-1899

Manuscript Collection #398

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Helen R. Morecock Papers
    Creator: Morecock, Helen R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1888-1899) including North Carolina school register for a Halifax County School, 1888-1899.
    Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 1 volume , being a North Carolina public school register for a Halifax County school, 1888-1899.
  • Description

    The school register records data mostly for two- to three-month, mid-year terms from 1888-1899.

    The major information contained in this official North Carolina Public School Register consists of lists of the names of the pupils, along with their age and sex, their parents' or guardians' names, their attendance records, and their grades on general subjects. Family names listed most often include Anderson, Brickwell, Butts, Carter, Cullom, Dickens, Faucette, Green, Hamill, Hearlow, Johnson, Johnston, Keeter, Morecock, Morris, Neville, Powers, Rhea, Rogers, Snipes, Weeks, and Williams. The race of all of the pupils was given as "white."

    The register also records for each term the teacher's salary, the names of the persons on the school committee, and the titles of textbooks used.

    For other collections pertaining to schools in Halifax County, see #154 and #335.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    December 12, 1979, 1 item; Halifax County, N.C., public school register, 1888-1889. Gift of Mr. William E. Elmore, Greenville, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mr. William E. Elmore

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Helen R. Morecock Papers (#398), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by I. Berent, September 1980

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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