Shadrach I. Wooten Papers

1874; June 15, 1966
Manuscript Collection #1071
Creator(s)
Wooten, Shadrach
Physical description
0.003 Cubic Feet, items
Preferred Citation
Shadrach I. Wooten Papers (#1071), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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Biographical/historical information

Shadrach "Shade" I. Wooten was born in 1845 in North Carolina to Council S. Wooten and Eliza Wooten. He married Henrietta Louise Wooten in 1869. The collection consists of notes and expense records relating to Shadrach "Shade" I. Wooten's guardianship over James Yadkin Joyner, John P. Joyner, the grandsons of Council S. Wooten, and the sons of his sister, Sarah Wooten Joyner. Shadrach Wooten took care of James after his parents died before he was one. As an educator and administrator, James Y. Joyner helped to propel education in North Carolina.

Source:

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Scope and arrangement

The collection contains notes, correspondence, and expense records pertaining to Shadrach I. Wooten's guardianship of James Yadkin Joyner and John P. Joyner, the grandsons of his father, Council Wooten, and the sons of his sister, Sarah (Sallie) Wooten Joyner. The correspondence includes one letter written by Shadrach I. Wooten noting the expense for cloth, and another letter written by James Y. Joyner regarding his travels to Hillsboro and King's Mountain. In addition, there is two-page article from The State dated June 15, 1966 called "A Dreamer Who Saw His Dream Come True: Under James Joyner, the schools of North Carolina took their greatest leap forward" by Calvin D. Jarrett.


Administrative information
Custodial History

April 26, 2006, 8 items, 0.003 cubic feet; Collection (Jan. - Nov. 1874; 6/15/1966) of notes, correspondence, and expense records pertaining to his guardianship of James Yadkin Joyner and John P. Joyner, the grandsons of his father, Council Wooten, and the sons of his sister, Sarah (Sallie) Wooten Joyner; also "A Dreamer Who Saw His Dream Come True: Under James Joyner, the schools of North Carolina took their greatest leap forward," by Calvin D. Jarrett, The State Magazine (6/15/1966), pp. 13, 66. Holographs & Photocopy typescript. Donor: Dr. & Mrs. John Weyher

Source of acquisition

Gift of Dr. & Mrs. John Weyher

Processing information

Encoded by Lindsay Flood, March 28, 2008

Processed by Aleck Tan, January 2020

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 Item 1 January expense records
Box 1 Folder a Item 2 Expenses records, "from now to commencement"
Box 1 Folder a Item 3 Expense records, dated February to April
Box 1 Folder a Item 4 Expense records, dated June 1874, 1874
Box 1 Folder a Item 5 Expense records from Shadrach Wooten, dated October 29, 1874, 1874
Box 1 Folder a Item 6 Note from James Y. Joyner, dated October 5, 1880s
Box 1 Folder a Item 7 Expense record, dated November 1, 1880, 1880
Box 1 Folder a Item 8 "A Dreamer Who Saw His Dream Come True" by Calbin Jarrett, dated 1966, 1966