Sons of The Revolution in the State of North Carolina Records

1952-2010
Manuscript Collection #715
Creator(s)
Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina
Physical description
4.95 Cubic Feet, 11 archival boxes, consisting of minutes, rosters, by-laws, correspondence, newsletters, publications, programs, photographs, annual reports, and financial records
Preferred Citation
Sons of The Revolution in the State of North Carolina Records (#715), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Organizational files (1952-2010) for the Sons of The Revolution in the State of North Carolina including minutes, annual reports, membership rosters, secretary's correspondence, financial records, reports, by-laws, newsletters, project files, publications, programs, photographs, and miscellany.


Administrative information
Custodial History

October 13, 1995 (unprocessed), 120 items; Organizational files (1984-1994), including minutes, annual reports, membership rosters, secretary's correspondence, reports, By-laws, newsletters, project files, and miscellany. Gift of Board, Sons of the Revolution.

February 4, 1997 (unprocessed addition 1), 108 items; Records, including correspondence, programs, etc. for Sons of Revolution in the State of New York (1975-1981); correspondence, minutes, programs, etc. for Sons of Revolution in State of North Carolina (1975-1996); and newsletters for the organization on state and national level. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

June 27, 2002 (unprocessed addition 2), 5 items, 0.001 cubic feet, 20 pages; Addition to Records (1998 - 1999) including Centennial History of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 1893 - 1993, and Roster of Members, 1999; Errata for 1999 Roster and Cover letter; Wendell K. Sparrow membership card, 1998; and General Society, Sons of the Revolution brochure, 1999. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

June 9, 2003 (unprocessed addition 3), 4 items; President's and Secretary's correspondence (2003) concerning the annual meeting held February 22, 2003 in the Special Collections Room of Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC and other events. 4 items. Photocopies. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

September 19, 2003 (unprocessed addition 4), 8 items; Drumbeat, no. 39 (Summer 2003) Newsletter published by the Sons of the Revolution General Society (Reports from General Society Headquarters, Independence, MO); Invitation to the Annual Meeting of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 6/14/2003, Pinehurst Members Club, NC. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

April 13, 2003 (unprocessed addition 5), 1 item; Drumbeat, no. 40 (Winter 2003) Newsletter published by the Sons of the Revolution General Society (Reports from General Society Headquarters, Independence, MO). Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

September 23, 2003 (unprocessed addition 6) 1 item; Drumbeat (Summer 2004) v. 41, published by General Society Sons of the Revolution, Independence, MO. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

January 11, 2005 (unprocessed addition 7) 1 item; Fife and Bugle (Winter 2004), a newsletter published by Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, Thomasville, NC. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

November 12, 2004 (unprocessed addition 8) 2 items; Fife and Bugle (Spring 2004), a Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, Thomasville, NC, newsletter; The Gazette, Containing the Freshest Advices, (Fall 2004) v.40, no. 4, a General Society of Colonial Wars, Baltimore, MD, newsletter. Gift of Dr. w. Keats Sparrow.

March 21, 2005 (unprocessed addition 9) 2 items; Centennial History of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina and Roster of Members (Southern Pines, NC: Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 2001), 13 p.; Drumbeat, No. 24 (Winter 2004), a General Society Sons of the Revolution, Independence, MO, newsletter, 8 p. Printed materials. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

March 28, 2005 (unprocessed addition 10) 3 items; Correspondence, Program, and Certificate of Appreciation (2/19/2005) sent to Dr. W. Keats Sparrow. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

July 11, 2005 (unprocessed addition 11) 6 items; Flintlock and Powerhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 19, n. 2; v. 20, n. 1; v. 21, n. 2, v. 23, n. 2 (Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2003, Summer 2005); Sons of the Revolution in the State of North 2005-2006 Directory; Drumbeat: Sons of the Revolution The General Society, n. 26 (Winter 1996), n. 44 (Summer 2005). Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

May 3, 2006 (unprocessed addition 12) 2 items; Flintlock and Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 23, n. 4 (Winter 2006); Fife and Bugle (Winter 2006) Newsletter of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

July 24, 2006 (unprocessed addition 13) 2 items; Collection (2006) including Flintlock and Powerhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 24, n. 1 (Spring 2006) and Fife and Bugle (Summer 2006) Newsletter of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

August 3, 2007 (unprocessed addition 14) 3 items; Drumbeat (Winter-Spring 2007) Vol. 24, no. 4 - Vol. 25, no. 1: News of the General and States Societies Sons of the Revolution, Independence, MO; Flintlock and Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution (Summer 2006), Vol. 24, no. 2. Periodical. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

August 21, 2007 (unprocessed addition 15) 1 item; Drumbeat: News of the General and State Societies Sons of the Revolutionwith Flintlock and Powderhorn (Summer 2007) Vol. 25, no. 2. Published in Independence, MO, copyright 2007 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

April 29, 2008 (unprocessed addition 16) 4 items; Drumbeat: News of the General and State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock and Powderhorn (2007-2008) Vol. 25, no. 3 - Vol. 26, no. 1. Published in Independence, MO, copyright 2007-2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution; Fife and Bugle (2007) Vol. 2. Published in Fayetteville, NC, copyright 2007 Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Periodicals. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

September 4, 2008 (unprocessed addition 17) 4 items; Drumbeat: News of the General and State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock and Powderhorn (2008) Vol. 26, no. 2 - Vol. 26, no. 4. Published in Independence, MO, copyright 2007-2008 by the General Society Sons of the Revolution; Flintlock and Powderhorn Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution: Evacuation Day 1783 (Spring 1996) Vol. 14, no. 1, Published in New York, N.C. copyright 2008 by the General Society Sons of the Revolution; Frank Horton postcard (2009). Periodicals. Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow.

August 25, 2014 (unprocessed addition 18) 4.0 cubic feet; Records (1952-2010) including correspondence, annual reports, publications, membership rosters, by-laws, meeting minutes, financial records, day planners, photographs, and miscellany related to the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. The donor, Dr. James B. Ebert, Sr., held offices continuously from 1988 until 2009 such as secretary, vice president, president, and general vice president for region 3. Gift of Dr. James B. Ebert, Sr.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Board, Sons of the Revolution

Gift of Dr. W. Keats Sparrow

Gift of Dr. James B. Ebert, Sr.

Processing information

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Copyright notice

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


Container list
Box 1 Folder a Publication (1988) The Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Bro. C. Edward Quinn and published by The Bronx County Historical Society. Correspondence (1987, 1993) concerns presenting copies to each high school in North Carolina
Box 1 Folder b Compilation (1990) of all material related to the Sons of the Rev. in the State of N.C. and its predecessor the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the Revolution. By-laws and membership rosters (1988, 1994), and issues of The Fife and Bugle (1994-1995)
Box 1 Folder c Membership Lists (1986-1994)
Box 1 Folder d Annual Reports (1988, 1990-1993). General Society Rosters (1984, 1993)
Box 1 Folder e Minutes of the Board of Directors (1984-1994)
Box 2 Folder a Correspondence, minutes, programs, etc., for the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 1975-1996. Addition #1
Box 2 Folder b Correspondence, programs, etc., for Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York, 1975-1981. Addition #1
Box 2 Folder c Newsletters (Drumbeat, The Fife and Bugle, Flintlock & Powderhorn) for the organization on state and national levels. 1981-1996. Addition #1
Box 2 Folder d Records (1998-1999), including Centennial History of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 1893-1993, and Roster of Members, 1999; Errata for 1999 Roster and Cover letter; Wendell K. Sparrow membership card, 1998; and General Society, Sons of the Revolution brochure, 1999. Addition #2
Box 2 Folder e President's and Secretary's correspondence (2003) concerning the annual meeting held February 22, 2003 in the Special Collections Room of Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC and other events. Photocopies. Addition #3
Box 2 Folder f Drumbeat, no. 39 (Summer 2003) Newsletter published by the Sons of the Revolution General Society (Reports from General Society Headquarters, Independence, MO); Invitation to the Annual Meeting of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 6/14/2003, Pinehurst Members Club, NC. Note: Addition #4
Box 2 Folder g Drumbeat, no. 40 (Winter 2003) Newsletter published by the Sons of the Revolution General Society (Reports from General Society Headquarters, Independence, MO). Note: Addition #5
Box 2 Folder h Drumbeat (Summer 2004) v. 41, published by General Society Sons of the Revolution, Independence, MO. Note: Addition #6
Box 2 Folder i Fife & Bugle (Winter 2004), a newsletter published by Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, Thomasville, NC. Note: Addition #7
Box 2 Folder j Fife & Bugle (Spring 2004), a Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, Thomasville, NC newsletter; The Gazette Containing the Freshest Advices, (Fall 2004) v. 40, no. 4, a General Society of Colonial Wars, Baltimore, MD, newsletter. Note: Addition #8
Box 2 Folder k Centennial History of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina and Roster of Members (Southern Pines, NC: Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, 2001), 13 p.; Drumbeat, No. 24 (Winter 2004), a General Society Sons of the Revolution, Independence, MO, newsletter, 8 p. Printed materials. Note: Addition #9
Box 2 Folder l Correspondence, Program, and Certificate of Appreciation (2/19/2005) sent to Dr. W. Keats Sparrow. Note: Addition #10
Box 2 Folder m Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 19, n. 2; v. 20, n. 1; v. 21, n. 2; v. 23, n.2 (Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2003, Summer 2005); Sons of the Revolution in the State of North 2005-2006 Directory; Drumbeat: Sons of the Revolution The General Society, n. 26 (Winter 1996), n. 44 (Summer 2005). Note: Addition #11
Box 2 Folder n Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 23, n. 4 (Winter 2006); Fife & Bugle (Winter 2006) Newsletter of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Note: Addition #12
Box 2 Folder o Collection (2006) including Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution, v. 24, n. 1 (Spring 2006) & Fife & Bugle (Summer 2006) Newsletter of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Note: Addition #13
Box 2 Folder p Drumbeat : News of the General & States Societies Sons of the Revolution (Winter-Spring 2007) Vol. 24, no. 4 – Vol. 25, no. 1, Independence, MO; Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution (Summer 2006), Vol 24, no. 2. Periodical. Note: Addition #14
Box 2 Folder q Item 1 The Gazette. Summer 2007. Vol. 43, No. 2. General Society of Colonial Wars. Periodical. 1 item. 7 p
Box 2 Folder q Item 2 Drumbeat. Summer 2007. Vol. 25, No. 2. General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 12 p
Box 2 Folder r Item 1 Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Autumn 2007) Vol. 25, No. 3. Published in Independence, MO, © 2007 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item
Box 2 Folder r Item 2 Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Winter 2007) Vol. 25, No. 4. Published in Independence, MO, © 2007 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item
Box 2 Folder r Item 3 Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Spring 2008) Vol. 26, No. 1. Published in Independence, MO, © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item
Box 2 Folder s Fife and Bugle (2007) Vol. 2. Published in Fayetteville, NC © 2007 Sons of the American Revolution in the State of North Carolina. Periodical. 1 item
Box 2 Folder t Item 1 Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Summer 2008) Vol. 26, No. 2. Published in Independence, MO, © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 10 p
Box 2 Folder t Item 2 Drumbeat: News of the General & State Societies Sons of the Revolution with Flintlock & Powderhorn (Winter 2008) Vol. 26, No. 4. Published in Independence, MO, © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 14 p
Box 2 Folder t Item 3 Flintlock & Powderhorn Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution:Evacuation Day 1783 (Spring 1996) Vol. 14, No. 1. Published in New York, N.Y. © 2008 General Society Sons of the Revolution. Periodical. 1 item. 16 p
Box 2 Folder t Item 4 Frank Horton, Fayetteville, N.C.. Postard to Wendell Keats Sparrow (2/3/2009) inviting him to attend a meeting at the North Carolina State Faculty Club, 21 February 2009. Typescript. 1 item. 1 p
Box 3 Folder a Bound Engagement Diaries, 1990-1994; undated, with insert for 1989 year. James Boyer Ebert's service and honors. 6 items
Box 3 Folder b Bound Engagement Diaries, 1995-1998. 4 items
Box 3 Folder c Bound Engagement Diaries, 1999-2002. 4 items
Box 3 Folder d Bound Engagement Diaries, 2004-2006. 3 items
Box 4 Folder a Bound Engagement Diaries, 2007-2008. 2 items
Box 4 Folder b Publication: Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Bro. C. Edward Quinn, 1988. Inscription dated 1992. 1 item
Box 4 Folder c Flintlock & Powderhorn magazine of the sons of the revolution, 1989-2005 and Fraunces Tavern Museum Report, 1989-1990. 9 items
Box 4 Folder d Drumbeat, Sons of the Revolution General Society bi-annual Newsletter, 1993-1998. 10 items
Box 4 Folder e Drumbeat, Sons of the Revolution General Society bi-annual Newsletter, 1999-2004. 11 items
Box 4 Folder f The Fife and Bugle Newsletter, 1994-2002; 2008-2010. 34 items
Box 4 Folder g Newspaper Clippings related to the Sons of the Revolution. 1975-2004. 24 items
Box 5 Folder a Correspondence with Children of the American Revolution, 1988; 1998-2002. 29 items
Box 5 Folder b General Correspondence, undated; 1980-1984. 62 items
Box 5 Folder c General Correspondence, 1985. 63 items
Box 5 Folder d General Correspondence, 1986-1989. 49 items
Box 5 Folder e General Correspondence, 1990-1994. 44 items
Box 5 Folder f General Correspondence,1995-1996. 52 items
Box 5 Folder g General Correspondence, 1997-1998. 64 items
Box 5 Folder h General Correspondence, 1999. 38 items
Box 6 Folder a General Correspondence, 2000-2004; 2006. 67 items
Box 6 Folder b Meeting Agendas 1984. 2 items
Box 6 Folder c Meeting Minutes, 1984-1985; 1987-1995. 54 items
Box 6 Folder d General Meeting Minutes, 1996-2003. 46 items
Box 6 Folder e Meeting Agendas, 2000-2002; 2005. 22 items
Box 6 Folder f Annual Board of Manager's Meeting, Southern Pines, 1999. Handouts, reservations, planning notes, correspondence, programs, event organization documents. 79 items
Box 6 Folder g Annual Board of Manager's Meeting, Marietta, Georgia, 2008. Handouts, programs, correspondence, schedules/itineraries, brochures associated with attending the event. 36 items
Box 6 Folder h NCSR Meeting Programs 2004-2006; 2008; 2010-2011. 8 items
Box 7 Folder a Membership Rosters, Life Members, Deceased Members, and Membership Applications. 38 items, 1 duplicate. 1988; 1994-2002; 2004; undated. 38 items
Box 7 Folder b Genealogy Paperwork and Records. 1985, 1996-1997, 2000, 2002-2003, undated. 16 items
Box 7 Folder c Roster of Officers and Committee Chairs for the General Society, 1997; 1999-2000; 2002. 4 items
Box 7 Folder d Bicentennial Day, 1987-1989. 3 items
Box 7 Folder e Triennial Ball and Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, 2003. 21 items, more than one duplicate of one item
Box 8 Folder a Outreach programs, 1987; 2000, 2001. 3 items
Box 8 Folder b Moore's Creek 1996-2004. 52 items
Box 8 Folder c King's Mountain 1999-2000. 11 items
Box 8 Folder d NC State Capitol Independence Day 1998; 2000-2002. 13 items, duplicates of 2 items
Box 8 Folder e Carthage Museum/ ECU Archives and Special Collections, 2001-2003. 9 items
Box 8 Folder f Battle of Guilford Courthouse 1998-2003. 12 items
Box 8 Folder g Historic Stagville 2000. 4 items
Box 8 Folder h Historic Halifax. Fall Meeting, 1997-1998. 9 items
Box 8 Folder i Bell Ringing Ceremony "Let Freedom Ring" 1995. 8 items
Box 8 Folder j Treasury Reports, Receipts, and miscellaneous financial material 1984-1985; 1994-1996; 2000-2001. 13 items
Box 8 Folder k Annual Reports 1994-2002 and undated. 23 items
Box 8 Folder l Organization By-laws and Constitutions, undated; 1993; 1997; 2000-2002. 13 items
Box 8 Folder m Organization History excerpts. One item dated 1994
Box 9 Folder a Color photographs of activities such as the cannon dedication at Moore's Creek,a ceremony at Guilford Courthouse, annual meetings, George Washington's birthday celebrations, and Fourth of July celebrations. Many are unidentified and undated. 1987-1999, undated. 108 items
Box 9 Folder b Color photographs of activities such as General Society Board of Managers' Meetings, George Washington's birthday celebrations, annual meetings, State Conferences for the Children of the Revolution and the DAR, 221st Anniversary of the Surrender of the British at Yorktown, Va., Memorial Day, and the Triennial celebration in Philadelphia (2003). 1999-2004. 68 items
Box 9 Folder c Color photographs (printed by an inkjet printer) of Dr. James B. Ebert, Sr., at the state conference (2002) and of a ceremony at Guilford Courthouse ( undated). 11 items
Box 9 Folder d Panoramic color photographs of a ceremony commemorating the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge (March 13, 1999). 4 items
Box 9 Folder e Color photographs related to the chartering of the General Nathanael Greene Chapter in Atlanta in 2005 and a meeting in 2009; and Flag Presentation at the George Washington Ball (New York Sons of the Rev.) in 2002. 6 items
Box 9 Folder f Black and white photographs. One is of Cy Cogsall of Pinebluff, N.C., in 1976. The other two are unidentified and undated. 3 items
Box 9 Folder g Unidentified and undated negatives. 8 negative strips
Box 9 Folder h NCSR PO Box stamp, undated. 1 item
Box 10 Folder a General Society correspondence and programs, 1985, 1997, 2001-2002. 11 items
Box 10 Folder b James B. Ebert, Sr., correspondence and notes. 2001-2009. 16 items
Box 10 Folder c General Society correspondence. 2003. 3 items
Box 10 Folder d General Society Forms, By-Laws, & Rosters, 2001; 2003; 2006-2008. 11 items
Box 10 Folder e Triennial Meeting Proceedings of the General Society 1982. 1 item
Box 10 Folder f Alabama and Florida Chapters Records [James B. Ebert, Sr., is Vice President of the Region]. 2004-2008. 46 items
Box 10 Folder g Correspondence: Georgia chapters, 2004. 31 items
Box 10 Folder h Correspondence: Georgia chapters, 2005-2009. 16 items
Box 10 Folder i Georgia Chapters: Meetings, Minutes, Agendas & Planning, 2004-2006. 3 items
Box 10 Folder j Georgia Chapters: Rosters and Membership, 2004-2008. 12 items
Box 10 Folder k Georgia Chapter (General Nathanael Greene Chapter): Special Events 2005-2009. 15 items
Box 10 Folder l South Carolina Chapter: Special Events and Historic Site notes, 2003-2004. 7 items
Box 10 Folder m South Carolina Chapter: Correspondence 2004-2008. 18 items
Box 10 Folder n New York Chapter: Material related to Fraunces Tavern Museum. 2001, undated. 4 items
Box 10 Folder o Virginia Chapter Centennial Dinner, 1995. 8 items
Box 10 Folder p New Jersey Chapter, Roster, 2000-2002. 2 items
Box 11 Folder a Rechartering the North Carolina Chapter, 1952; 1967; 1979-1980. 9 items
Box 11 Folder b Rechartering the North Carolina Chapter, 1982-1983. 12 items
Box 11 Folder c Rechartering NC, 1984. 10 items
Box 11 Folder d Rechartering NC, 1985-1986. 16 items
Box 11 Folder e Miscellany-Website development 2000-2001. 2 items
Box 11 Folder f Miscellany-Flag Inventory 1997; 2000-2002. 12 items
Box 11 Folder g Miscellany-Logos undated. 4 items
Box 11 Folder h Miscellany-Trent Trophy 1991; 1998-1999; 2000-2001, 2004. 16 items
Box 11 Folder i Miscellany- Sons of the Revolution undated and 1995. 3 items
Box 11 Folder j Miscellany- Real Estate undated and 2003. 14 items, 2 duplicates
Box 11 Folder k Miscellaneous- SAR Scholarships 1997. 1 item
Box 11 Folder l Miscellaneous- Constitutional Convention, undated and 1993-1994. 3 items