William B. Kittrell Collection

ca. 1913-2009
Manuscript Collection #771
Creator(s)
Kittrell, William B. (William Beau), 1937-
Physical description
0.75 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
William B. Kittrell Collection (#771), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Genealogical materials for Dixon, Haddock, Hemby, Laughinghouse, Nelson, Jenkins, Baldree, Dail-Deal, Flake, Kittrell and other families of Pitt County, NC. Also includes local history and biographical sketches by William B. Kittrell, a DVD of a Motion picture of Greenville, North Carolina (ca. 1940s-1950s) showing ordinary daily scenes and local buildings, CD of early 20th Century Pitt County schools, and 2 DVDRs made from 8mm reels of home movies (1947-1967) made by the Keel family of Greenville, N.C.


Administrative information
Custodial History

July 27, 1998, (unprocessed), 17 items; Genealogical materials for Dixon, Haddock, Hemby, Laughinghouse, Nelson, and Kittrell families of Pitt County, N.C. Donor: Mr. William B. Kittrell.

September 15, 1998, (unprocessed addition 1), 10 items; Genealogical materials for John Hudson, John Hardee, Smith-Kittrell, James Meglohon [McGlohon, McLawhorn], John Willoughby, and Kittrell families of Pitt County, North Carolina; with Bertie County, NC grave inscriptions, and Red Oak Christian Church materials, ca. 1760-1997. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

November 3, 1999, (unprocessed addition 2), 11 items; Genealogical materials for Jenkins, Baldree, Dail-Deal, and Flake families of Pitt County, N.C., ca. 1662-1911. Typescript. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

May 16, 2006, (unprocessed addition 3), 4 items; Genealogical research material on the Laughinghouse family of Pitt County, North Carolina, including "Descendants of Thomas Laughinghouse, Sr., " and "Laughinghouse Deeds," ca. 1730-1900; also compact disc of photographs (ca. 1913-1967) of Pitt County Schools originally taken by Dr. D. H. Conley and later borrowed from the Board of Education for scanning by Elizabeth Ross with a catalog of the school pictures. 76 black and white photographs. 1 compact disc. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

June 28, 2006, (unprocessed addition 4), 13 items; Biographical, historical and genealogical research material on Paul Harrington, Ichabod Moore, Andrew Jackson Moore, Sylvester Hassell, Red Oak Christian Church, Bethany Free Will Baptist Church, Meadow Primitive Baptist Church, Kehukee Primitive Baptist Church, Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church, and Penny Hill Plantation, Pitt County and Bertie County, North Carolina, written, transcribed, or copied by William B. Kittrell and Mary Kittrell, of Greenville, NC.

August 6, 2008, (unprocessed addition 5), 1 item; Motion picture of Greenville, North Carolina (ca. 1940s-1950s) showing pedestrians, people in theater, firemen, fire trucks, policemen, buildings, and street scenes, etc. Untitled. Producer unknown. Color. ca. 40 minutes. 1 Digital Video Disc, HP dvd+r 16 x. SN PEP686 KC271 42682 4. Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell.

May 25,2009, (unprocessed addition 6), 5 items, 0.010 cubic feet; Biographical, Genealogical and Historical sketches (1987-2009) by William B. Kittrell, including George Columbus "Lum" Buck family; Boat Races on the Tar River and the Tar River Boat Club; Corey [Cory] Family Deeds; John Bryant Kittrell, Sr.; Penny Hill Plantation and Thigpen Family, of Pitt County, North Carolina. Typescripts and Photocopies. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: William B. Kittrell.

August 8, 2019, (unprocessed addition 7), 0.11 cubic feet; Addition consists of 2 DVDRs made from 8mm reels of home movies (1947-1967) made by the Keel family of Greenville, N.C.; a CD-R containing histories of several Primitive Baptist, Free Will Baptist, and Christian churches in Pitt County, N.C.; a CD-R of pictures of Pitt County schools obtained from the Board of Education with accompanying catalog of contents; a 1946 photograph of the Pitt County Bar Association; a history of the Greenville and Shelmerdine Railroad Company; and a history of the Bank of Grimesland. Gift of William B. Kittrell.

February 12, 2020, (unprocessed addition 8), 0.25 cubic feet; Addition consists of research on Rosenwald schools in North Carolina done by William Kittrell, and a CD of photographs copied and compiled by the Pitt County Family Researchers into a collection titled Picturing Pitt County, NC, Vol. I, which depicts people, buildings, farm scenes and town scenes. Photocopies of the photographs and an accompanying partial index are also included. Gift of William B. Kittrell.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mr. William B. Kittrell

Processing information

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.


Container list
Box 2 Folder a Descendants of Paul Harrington (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 25 p
Box 2 Folder b Red Oak Christian Church 100th Anniversary Celebration 1871-1971 (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 8 p
Box 2 Folder c Bertie County Grave Sites (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 6 p
Box 2 Folder d Bethany Free Will Baptist Church 1879-1980 (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 8 p
Box 2 Folder e A Short Biography of Elder Ichabod Moore (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 3 p
Box 2 Folder f Meadow Primitive Baptist Church [History, 1785-1928] (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p
Box 2 Folder g Historical Facts Concerning Kehukee Primitive Baptist Church, 1714-1979. (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p
Box 2 Folder h Elder Andrew Jackson Moore (ca. 2006) Typescript. 2 items. 4 p
Box 2 Folder i Sylvester Hassell, by an old Reporter (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 2 p
Box 2 Folder j Penny Hill Plantation [Pitt County, North Carolina] (1987-1995) Typescript. 2 items. 6 p
Box 2 Folder k Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, by Bill & Mary Kittrell (ca. 2006) Typescript. 1 item. 6 p