Jack Holland Spain Papers

1923-1978, 1955-1975
Manuscript Collection #1122
Creator(s)
Spain, Jack Holland
Physical description
3.27 Cubic Feet, 1280 items
Preferred Citation
Jack Holland Spain Papers (#1122), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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Administrative information
Custodial History

January 18, 2008, (unprocessed) 1,280 items, 3.27 cubic feet; Papers (ca. 1923-1978, undated [bulk: 1955-1975]) of a prominent Greenville, North Carolina attorney and Democratic Party activist, who served as administrative assistant to U. S. Senator Samuel J. Ervin, Jr., 1955-1975, notably during the Watergate Scandal, and including personal, social, business and political files, photographic prints, and oversized materials relating to his life in Washington, DC, and North Carolina. Donor: Estate of Marie H. Spain

Source of acquisition

Gift of the estate of Marie H. Spain

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, January 22, 2008

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 Adlai Stevenson Reception, Washington, D.C. (1956)
Box 1 Folder b Aiken, George (Sen. D-VT) & Lola. Washington, D.C. (1973) Note: retirement. Also signed by Lola
Box 1 Folder c Alexander, Hugh Q. Washington, D.C. (1955, 1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder d Associated Press, Miami, Fla. (1975)
Box 1 Folder e Bason, Marvie H. (Mrs. Sara Bason) Yanceyville, N.C. (1955)
Box 1 Folder f Bergamini, Priscilla. Wilmington, N.C. (1976) Note: minutes of USS N.C. Battleship Commission
Box 1 Folder g Best, Janet, Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder h Bissette, W. Ivan. Grifton, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder i Black, Bedford W. Kannapolis, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder j Bowers, Claude G. Washington, D.C. (n.d.) Note: National Democratic Committee
Box 1 Folder k Brasswell, Edward T. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder l Buehler, Robert. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder m Byrd, Harry. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder n Capitol Page School. Washington, D.C. (1955, 1956) 4 items. 6 p
Box 1 Folder o The Chatterbox Club. Washington, D.C. (1962) 1 item. 8 p
Box 1 Folder p Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, D.C. (1955, 1957) 4 items. 6 p
Box 1 Folder q Congleton, Beverly. Stokes, N.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 1 Folder r Congressional Secretaries Club, New York, N.Y. (1965) 3 items. 7 p. Note: List of secretaries; General Motors Futurama tickets (2)
Box 1 Folder s Congressional Staff Club, Washington, D.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 1 Folder t Cope, James D. Washington, D.C. (1973) 1 item. 2 p. Note: Retirement. Includes photographic prints of Spain and Senator Ervin
Box 1 Folder u Croom, William D. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder v Cox, Dorothea. Washington, D.C. (n.d.) Note: Photograph of Senator Ervin
Box 1 Folder w Daniels, Moncie, Jr. Manteo, N.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder x Deane, Agnes C. Rockingham, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder y Deane, Charles B. (Hon., D-N.C.) Washington, D.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder z Democratic Congressional Dinner, Washington, D.C. (1964) 8 p
Box 1 Folder za Democratic National Convention Los Angeles, CA (1960) 4 items 50 p. Note: Map of Downtown Los Angeles
Box 1 Folder zb Democratic Party of North Carolina Raleigh, NC (1973) 2 items. 15 p
Box 1 Folder zc Democratic Party of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C. (1972, 1976) 6 items. 37 p
Box 1 Folder zd Donaldson, Ray S. Washington, D.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder ze Edwards, A. C. Greenville, N.C. (1961) 2 items. 2 p
Box 1 Folder zf East Carolina College, Greenville, N.C. (1958) 1 item. 4 p. Note: Postage stamp included
Box 1 Folder zg Ervin, Sam J., Jr. (Senator) New York, N.Y. (1955) 1 item. 6 p
Box 1 Folder zh Ervin, Sam J., Jr. (Senator) Raleigh, N.C. (1954) 32 items. 107 p
Box 1 Folder zi Ervin, Sam J. (D-N.C.) Washington, D.C. (1955, 1959, 1968) 17 items. 110 p. Note: 1968 N.C. State Convention
Box 1 Folder zj Ervin, Sam J. (D-N.C.), Saint Louis, Mo. (1958) 1 item. 8 p. Note: Address to American Bar Association
Box 1 Folder zk Ervin, Sam J., Jr. (D-N.C.) Washington, D.C. (1964) 26 items. 119 p. Note: 1964 campaign ink pen
Box 1 Folder zl Ervin, Sam, J. (D-NC) Washington, DC (1969, 1972-1973) 32 items. 99 p
Box 1 Folder zm Ervin, Sam J. (D-N.C.) Washington, D.C. (1974, 1975) 5 items. 10 p. Note: newsletters
Box 1 Folder zn Eisenhower-Nixon Inauguration Invitation, Washington, D.C. (1957) 12 items. 64 p
Box 1 Folder zo Election Returns, North Carolina. (1960)
Box 1 Folder zp Evans, Mary. Washington, D.C. (1955) 1 item. 2 p. Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder zq Garner, [?] Mildred, Edmondson, Washington, D.C. (1955) 1 item. 2 p
Box 1 Folder zr Gatton, Harry. Raleigh, N.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 1 Folder zs George, Walter F. Vienna, Ga. (1955)
Box 1 Folder zt Gilstrap, Max M. Athens, Ga. (1971, 1978) 2 items. 15 p
Box 1 Folder zu Graham, John S. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder zv Greenville Rotary Club, Greenville, N.C. (1975, 1976) 33 items. 77 p
Box 1 Folder zx Greenville Rotary Club, Greenville, N.C. (1976) 20 items. 37 p
Box 1 Folder zy Gulledge, William R. Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C. (1955) Note: illness
Box 1 Folder zw Harrison, Gordon F. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: illness
Box 1 Folder zz Hart, Harvey D. Swansboro, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder zza Hearings before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. (1955) 282 p. Note: Mimeograph, Vol. 2
Box 1 Folder zzb Helms, Jesse. Washington, D.C. (1974) 2 item. 2 p
Box 1 Folder zzc Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, Dare County, N.C. (1964) 16 p
Box 1 Folder zzd Hertford County Rotary Club, Ahoskie, N.C. (1962) 6 p. Note: Photographs (3)
Box 1 Folder zze Hicks, Maynard H. Snow Hill, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder zzf Hodges, Luther H. Chapel Hill, N.C. (1957, 1969) 2 item. 3 p
Box 1 Folder zzg Hoey, Clyde R. (D-N.C.) Washington, D.C. (1946-1950) 46 items. 118 p. Note: Robert Lee Humber
Box 1 Folder zzh Hoisington, Perry M., II. (USAF) Washington, D.C. (1961)
Box 1 Folder zzi Hruska, Roman L. (Senator, D-Neb.) (1966)
Box 1 Folder zzj Hunt, Douglass. New York, N.Y. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder zzk Hunt, Jim. Raleigh, N.C. (1976)
Box 1 Folder zzl Inaugural Ball Committee, Washington, D.C. (1958)
Box 1 Folder zzm Inaugural Committee, Washington, D.C. (1965) 10 items. 20 p. Note: Tickets, Photographs, and Display Tag
Box 1 Folder zzn Jenkins, Leo W. Greenville, N.C. (1977)
Box 1 Folder zzo Knight, E. W. Chapel Hill, N.C. (1947) 1 item. 28 p. Note: book
Box 1 Folder zzp Lanier, J. Con. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 1 Folder zzq Latham, Scott. New York, N.Y. (1975)
Box 1 Folder zzr Malone, Charles. Lillington, N.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 1 Folder zzs Miller, Truman W. Kinston, N.C. (1955)
Box 1 Folder zzt Moore-McCormack Lines Incorporated, New York, N.Y. (1965) 11 items. 111 p
Box 1 Folder zzu Morrisson, Fred Wilson (Mr. & Mrs.). Washington, D.C. (1955) Note: Honoring Lindsay C. Warren
Box 1 Folder zzv Mumford, L. Quincey. Librarian of Congress. Washington, D.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 1 Folder zzw National Cherry Blossom Parade, Washington, D.C. (1957) 6 items. 7 p
Box 1 Folder zzx National Community Christmas Tree Lighting Invitation. (1955)
Box 1 Folder zzy North Carolina Democratic Club of Washington, D.C. (1953) 1 item. p. 13
Box 1 Folder zzz North Carolina Democratic Club of Washington, D.C. (1954) 2 items. 37 p
Box 1 Folder zzza North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. (1974) 8 p. Note: USS NC Battleship Commission
Box 1 Folder zzzb North Carolina State Democratic Executive Committee. (1972, 1973, 1976) 45 items. 124 p
Box 1 Folder zzzc North Carolina Society of Washington, D.C. (1951, 1973) 27 items. 111 p
Box 1 Folder zzzd The North Carolina Society of Washington, D.C. (1959, 1966, 1968) 2 items. 8 p
Box 1 Folder zzze The North Carolina Society, Washington, D.C. (1973, 1974) 2 item. 4 p. Note: N.C. Governor Banquet and Ball
Box 1 Folder zzzf The North Carolina State Bar, Raleigh, N.C. (1981) 2 items. 2 p
Box 1 Folder zzzg The North Caroliniana Society, Raleigh, N.C. (1980) 5 items. 20 p
Box 2 Folder a Parkinson, Ed. O., Jr. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder b Parsons, A. Lee, Washington, D.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder c Paul, Dan M. Raleigh, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder d Peel, Gilbert. Greenville, N.C. (1953, 1960) 3 item. 5 p
Box 2 Folder e Peel, Gilbert. Douglas, Ga. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder f Perquimans County Democratic Party. Hertford, N.C. (1968) Note: Annual Dinner
Box 2 Folder g Pickard, T. Ed., Jr. Charlotte, N.C. (1972, 1973) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder h Pitt County Board of Commissioners, Greenville, N.C. (1963)
Box 2 Folder i Pitt County Democratic Executive Committee, Greenville, N.C. (1973)
Box 2 Folder j Pitt County Democratic Party. (1976)
Box 2 Folder k Pitt County Soil and Conservation District, Greenville, N.C. (1973)
Box 2 Folder l Price, Eugene. Goldsboro, N.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder m Proprietary Association. (1968, 1972) 23 items. 98 p. Note: 91st annual meeting
Box 2 Folder n Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, N.C. (n.d.)
Box 2 Folder o Roanoke Island Historical Society, Roanoke Island, N.C. (1975)
Box 2 Folder p Roanoke Island Historical Association. (1975) 30 items. 143 p. Note: Lost Colony, 30th Production Season
Box 2 Folder q Roberts, J. W. H. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder r Rumple, J. C. (Sheriff, Iredell County, N.C.) Statesville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder s SS Mormacdraco Launching, Pascagoula, Miss. (1965)
Box 2 Folder t Scott, Robert W. (Candidate for Governor) Raleigh, N.C. (1968)
Box 2 Folder u Shaffer, Charles M. Chapel Hill, N.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 2 Folder v Shore, Pat. Washington, D.C. (1974)
Box 2 Folder w Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1942, 1954) 55 items. 117 p
Box 2 Folder x Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1955, 1957) 56 items. 96 p
Box 2 Folder y Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1956) 24 items. 109 p. Note: 1956 Democratic National Convention
Box 2 Folder z Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1961, 1963) 15 item. 57 p
Box 2 Folder za Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1964, 1969) 54 items. 127 p
Box 2 Folder zc Spain, Jack. Kitty Hawk, N.C. (1970, 1973) 121 item. 198 p
Box 2 Folder zd Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1973) 109 items. 198 p
Box 2 Folder ze Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1958, 1961) 51 items. 182 p. Note: Personal
Box 2 Folder zf Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1974) 23 items. 71p. Note: Speech on index cards, photographs
Box 3 Folder a Speight, Bill. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder b Speight, Rachel. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder c Sugg, Bruce, Jr. Greenville, N.C. (1964) Note: Son's Wedding
Box 3 Folder d Tani, Ambassador of Japan. Washington, D.C. (1957)
Box 3 Folder e Taylor, Dwight D., Jr. Washington, D.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder f Terry, D[?]. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder g Tripp, Anice (Mrs. W. Arthur Tripp). Greenville, N.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 3 Folder h Tyson, Reid W. (Mr. & Mrs.) Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder i USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1968) 4 items. 38 p
Box 3 Folder j USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1974, 1973) 24 items. 88 p
Box 3 Folder k USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1975) 6 items. 63 p
Box 3 Folder l USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1975) 25 items. 44 p
Box 3 Folder m USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1975) 22 items. 76 p
Box 3 Folder n USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1975) 17 items. 70 p
Box 3 Folder o USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1976) 19 items. 64 p
Box 3 Folder p USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Wilmington, N.C. (1976) 8 items. 32 p. Note: Business Operations and Memorial Day Program
Box 3 Folder q Underwood, Sam B., Jr. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder r United States Senate Chamber, Washington, D.C. (1975) Note: ticket
Box 3 Folder s United States Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Staff (Helen A. Miller & Betty M. Mason) (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 3 Folder t University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (1978)
Box 3 Folder u University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Alumni Association. (1955)
Box 3 Folder v University of North Carolina Alumni Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (n.d.)
Box 3 Folder w Valeo, Francis R. Washington, D.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder x Vincent, "Rock." Greenville, N.C. (1955)
Box 3 Folder y Vorontsov, Yuli. (Counselor, USSR Embassy) Washington, D.C. (1968)
Box 3 Folder z Waldrop, J. Herbert. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder za Warren, E. A. Greenville, N.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 3 Folder zb Warren, Lindsay C. Washington, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder zc Warren, Marjorie. Washington, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder zd Washington County Democratic Executive Committee, Plymouth, N.C. (1968) 5 items. 9 p
Box 3 Folder ze Webb, Tom. Greenville, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder zf Wentworth, Herbert W. Greensboro, N.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 3 Folder zg Whisenant, Irene (Miss). Maiden, N.C. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder zh Wooten, Frank M. Greenville, N.C. (1972) Note: Illness
Box 3 Folder zi Yarmon, Betty. New York, N.Y. (n.d.)
Box 3 Folder zj Young Republicans Inaugural Activities Committee, Washington, D.C. (1975)
Box 3 Folder zk [?] Kathleen. High Point, N.C. (1973) Note: Retirement
Box 3 Folder zl [?], Millie. Miami, Fla. (1955) Note: Illness
Box 4 Folder a American Revolution Bicentennial, Greenville Town Common, N.C. (1976) Note: Bicentennial Celebration: printed form
Box 4 Folder b The Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free, and Accepted Masons of North Carolina, Greenville, N.C. (1971) Note: Service Award
Box 4 Folder c The National Historical Society. (1972)
Box 4 Folder d North Carolina Congressional Districts. (n.d.)
Box 4 Folder e State of North Carolina Executive Department. (1965-1972) 4 items. 4 p. Note: USS Battleship Commission
Box 4 Folder f State of North Carolina Executive Department. (1961) 2 items. 2 p
Box 4 Folder g Spain, Jack. Chapel Hill, N.C. (n.d.) Note: Class Reunion Picture
Box 4 Folder h Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (n.d.) Note: Written in Greek
Box 4 Folder i United States Senate. Washington, D.C. (1945) Note: Certificate for loyal service to the Senate
Box 5 Folder a Bailey, Jack W. (n.d.) Note: Photograph
Box 5 Folder b Bonner, Herbert C. (n.d.)
Box 5 Folder c Eisenhower, Dwight. (President of the United States) (n.d.) Note: Photograph
Box 5 Folder d Ervin, Sam J. (D-N.C.) (1955) 3 items. 3 p
Box 5 Folder f O'Brien, Clarence A. Washington, D.C. (n.d.)
Box 5 Folder g Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (n.d.) 2 items. 2 p. Note: John F. Kennedy also in picture
Box 5 Folder h Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (1969) Note: John F. Kennedy also in picture
Box 5 Folder i Spain, Jack Jr. (Lieutenant, U.S. Navy) (1957) Note: photograph
Box 5 Folder j Spain, Jack. Washington, D.C. (n.d.) 8 items. 8 p. Note: Printed forms
Box 5 Folder k Unidentified Photographs. (n.d.) 28 items. 28 p. Note: Some Photographs include Jack Spain
Box 5 Folder l Unidentified Photographs. (n.d.) 6 items. 6 p. Note: Some Photographs include Jack Spain
Box 5 Folder m Unidentified Photographs. (n.d.) 6 items. 6 p. Note: Some Photographs include Jack Spain
Box 5 Folder n Warren, Lindsay. (1954) Note: Photograph
Box 6 Folder a Bright Leaf: The rich story of the founding of a Carolina tobacco dynasty, the ruthless man who built it, and the two women he loved, by Foster Fitz-Simons. (New York, Toronto: Rinehart & Co., Inc. © 1948) 1 vol. 238 p
Box 6 Folder b Directory of the State and County Officials of North Carolina; Issued Biennially, by Thad Eure, Secretary of State. (Raleigh, N.C. 1965) 1 vol. 48 p
Box 6 Folder c On Carolina Gridiron; 1888-1936, by Smith Barrier (Durham, N.C.: Seeman Printery, Inc., © 1937) 1 vol. 48 p
Box 6 Folder d Sudan Temple; A.A.O.N.M.S. (Taylors, S.C.: Palmetto Portraits, Inc., © 1976) 1 vol. 57 p
Box 6 Folder e Willis Smith; Late Senator from North Carolina; Memorial Addresses Delivered in Congress. (Washington, D.C.: United States Printing Office, © 1954) 1 vol. 84 p
Folder os1 Item 1 Photograph—Democratic National Convention, International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Ill. 26-2, August 1968
Folder os1 Item 2 Photograph—The Alumni Annual Giving Program, Jack Spain. Paul F. Sharp, Chancellor, January 1966
Folder os1 Item 3 Photograph—The George Campbell Class Early Fall Reunion, New Bern Consistory No. 3. , September 1948
Folder os1 Item 4 Life photograph of Senator Clyde R. Hoey. Note: Picture taken by Robert L. Shoaf
Folder os1 Item 5 Life photograph of Senator Clyde R. Hoey. Note: Photograph owned by Life Magazine and Published by Time Incorporated
Folder os1 Item 6 Photograph—Senator Clyde R. Hoey. Note: To My Valued and Trusted Friend and Co-worker Jack Spain
Folder os1 Item 7 Photograph—Senator Clyde R. Hoey. Note: To my trusted friend and most efficient secretary. Jack Spain. Note: Picture taken by Chase-Statler
Folder os1 Item 8 Photograph—Senator Ervin and Jack Spain. 2, May 1967
Folder os1 Item 9 Photograph—Thirteenth Annual Congressional Banquet, North Carolina Democratic Club of Washington, D.C., Mayflower Hotel. 1, March 1949
Folder os1 Item 10 Photograph—Twentieth Annual Congressional Banquet, North Carolina Democratic Club of Washington, D.C. Walter J. Pittman, President. Sheraton Park Hotel. 2, March 1956
Folder os1 Item 11 Photograph—USS North Carolina at Anchor in Anchorage in the Palau Islands. Taken by the USS Essex. 2, November 1944
Folder os1 Item 12 Unidentified Photograph. (n.d.)
Folder os1 Item 13 Printed Form—North Carolina State Democratic Executive Committee of Pitt County. 23 August 1965. Note: Certificate of Appreciation presented to Jack Spain
Folder os1 Item 14 Printed Form—The President, The Professors, and Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina admit Jack Holland Spain, Bachelor of Arts. 1, June 1923
Folder os1 Item 15 Printed Form—The State of North Carolina presents Jack H. Spain to be admitted to Attorney and Counselor at Law. 2, August 1931
Folder os1 Item 16 Printed Form—State of North Carolina, Society of the Prodigal Son. 21 December 1965. Note: Signed by Governor Terry Sanford
Folder os1 Item 17 Room Service Menu, The Greenbrier, White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia. (n.d)