Ormond Family Papers

1770-1925
Manuscript Collection #1180
Creator(s)
Turnage family; Ormond family
Physical description
1 Cubic Feet, 2 boxes, consisting of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, land grants, financial records and school notes
Preferred Citation
Ormond Family Papers (#1180), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

The Ormond Family Papers (ca. 1770-1925) include correspondence, land grants, financial records, school notes taken at Trinity College, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to the Ormond and Turnage families of Greene and Pitt Counties, North Carolina. Considerable material pertains to State Senator Yancey T. Ormond of Greene County.


Administrative information
Custodial History

May 18, 2011, (unprocessed) 1.0 cubic feet, 170 items; Papers (ca. 1770-1925) include correspondence, land grants, financial records, school notes take at Trinity College, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to the Ormond and Turnage families of Greene and Pitt Counties, North Carolina. Considerable material pertains to State Senator Yancey T. Ormond of Greene County. Donor: Loys Ormond Turnage Sumrell

Source of acquisition

Gift of Loys Ormond Turnage Sumrell

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 Correspondence (1804-1861, undated) written to or about Thomas C. Ormond. 4 items
Box 1 Folder b Receipts and promissory notes (1845-1888) of Thomas Ormond and Mrs. M. A. Ormond. Includes a 9/26/1864 tax in kind receipt from the Confederate States Government. 50 items
Box 1 Folder c Wills and estate records (1803-1881) of the Ormond Family of Greene Co., N.C. 7 items
Box 1 Folder d Land records (1767-1875) related to the Ormond Family of Dobbs and Greene Cos., N.C. 7 items
Box 1 Folder e Legal documents (1845-1884) related to the Ormond Family of Pitt and Greene Cos., N.C. 5 items
Box 1 Folder f Account Books (1852-1869) of Thomas C. Ormond. 3 items
Box 1 Folder g Diary (1878-1883) and account book (1888-1893) of Yancey T. Ormond. 2 items
Box 1 Folder i Lecture notes (1876-1877) of Yancey T. Ormond while a student at Trinity College (later Duke University), N.C. 1 item
Box 1 Folder j Exercise books used by Yancey T. Ormond while a student at Trinity College (1876-1877) and while studying the law at Trinity College (1889); Exercise book (1883) used by W. E. Ormond at Davis High School, LaGrange, N.C.; Logic lecture notes (undated). 4 items
Box 1 Folder k Newspaper clippings (1922, undated) consisting mostly of Ormond Family obituaries. 11 items
Box 2 Folder a Photographs (undated) of the Ormond and Turnage Families. 3 items
Box 2 Folder b Photographs (undated) of children Roy, Jean, and Loys Turnage (?). 7 items
Box 2 Folder c Photographs (1898-1945, undated), mostly of Ormond and Turnage Families. 14 items
Box 2 Folder d Publications (1861-1925), including "Motives to Early Piety" (June 1861) by the late Harlan Page; Historical Papers of the North Carolina Conference Historical Society and the Western North Carolina Conference Historical Society (1925) belonging to Mrs. Roy L. Turnage; and The Daily Nut Shell Vol.19(?), No. 87, April 20, 1875, Newbern, N.C. 3 items
Box 2 Folder e Autograph book (1881-1883) of Lela Carr; The Gift Book (1907) pub. by Kleber Denmark (Jeweler and Optician) of Kinston, N.C.; pamphlet (undated) of by-laws and rules of order, probably belonging to the Farmers' Alliance; "Reform Club Constitution and By-Laws" (June 1887); Ormond Family genealogy (undated); Quarterly Report (9/30/1889) of the Greene County Farmers' Alliance; "Church Assessment for 1886" (1886); "Trinity College, N.C. Plan for Facilitating Admission to College" (undated); four "Reward of Merit" cards (undated); receipts (1870, 1881); composition by Fannie Ormond (undated); handwritten scripture John 5:24 (undated); correspondence (12/16/1890) to Yancy Ormond from R. H. Whitaker; and several envelopes (1890-1902, undated), including some from the North Carolina Farmers' State Alliance. 26 items
Box 3 Folder a Cased ambrotype photograph (undated) of a man wearing a suit. 1 item
Box 3 Folder b Tintype photograph with part of a case (undated). Image is no longer visible. 1 item
Box 3 Folder c One-half of a photograph case with glass. Photograph is missing. (undated). 1 item
Box 3 Folder d Cased tintype photograph (undated) of a woman wearing a dress. Case is in rough shape. 1 item
Box 3 Folder e Cased tintype photograph of a woman. Image is dim. Only 1/2 of case is here. (undated). 1 item
Box 3 Folder f Cased tintype photograph (undated) of an infant. 1 item
Box 3 Folder g Cased daguerreotype photograph (undated) of a child. 1 item
Box 3 Folder h Ambrotype photograph (undated) of a child. Case is missing. 1 item
Box 3 Folder i Cased tintype photograph (undated) of Fannie Ormond. Most of case is missing. 1 item
Box 3 Folder j Cased daguerreotype photograph (undated) of a man wearing a suit. One-half of case is missing. 1 item
Box 3 Folder k Cased daguerreotype photograph (undated) of a girl. 1 item
Box 3 Folder l Pieces of old photograph cases. (undated). 1 item
Box os1 Lenoir Co., N.C., deed (9/23/1869) between the sheriff and Needham Moore concerning Jesse Jackson land; indenture (11/29/1800) between William Ormond, Sr. and Watkins Ormond of Greene County, N.C.; Deed (1773 ?) granting land to William Ormond of Dobbs Co., N.C.; Deed (12/15/1778) granting land to William Ormond of Dobbs Co., N.C.; Memorandum (undated) of land purchased (1768-1784) by William Ormond with accompanying plat map; and Diploma (6/13/1878) of Yancey Ormond