Harnett County Common Schools Collection, 1879

Manuscript Collection #982

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Harnett County Common Schools Collection
    Creator: Harnett County (N.C.) Common Schools.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: The Harnett County Common Schools Collection contains a few pages from a Common School Register (1879) from a school for African American students, in District No. 1, Harnett County, North Carolina.
    Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 1 item, consisting of register pages
  • Description
     

    The Harnett County Common Schools Collection contains a few pages from a Common School Register (1879) from a school for African American students, in District No. 1, Harnett County, North Carolina. Included are the introductory pages which state that the register is required by law and is used to preserve “The Useful Statistics and Important Events of Each School,” explain how to use the register, and give an example of how to fill out the register. Only one page from the completed register is present; it is dated August 11, 1879, and includes the names of the students and shows their attendance record for a month.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    December 15, 2003, 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Register (1877) of Common School in District No. 1, County of Harnett, North Carolina, a school for African American students, for the term commencing 11 August 1879, including list of pupils and dates of attendance. Incomplete. Printed form. Donor: Anonymous

    Acquisition Information

    Anonymous gift

    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

    Harnett County Common Schools Collection (#982), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, March 20, 2008

    Processing completed December 20, 2017, by Morgan Gurganus.


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