Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers

1975-1999
Manuscript Collection #1185
Creator(s)
Dickens, Gwen B.
Physical description
0.2 Cubic Feet, 1 container, includes constitution and by-laws, correspondence, secretarial notebooks, membership records and guest book
Preferred Citation
Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers (#1185), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Papers of the Historic Halifax Garden Association include official documents (1975-1999) such as the constitution and by-laws, papers regarding tax-exempt status and a photocopy of the check handing over the remaining assets of the association to the Historical Halifax Restoration Association; two secretarial notebooks (1981-1989); a guestbook used at the opening of the Restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax (June 29, 1981) and records belonging to past president Gwen B. Dickens (1975, 1979-1989) such as orders of business, attendance records, membership dues records, correspondence and material related to projects.


Biographical/historical information

The Historic Halifax Garden Association was created to develop a Colonial period garden at the Historic Halifax Visitor Center and to aid in landscaping the Halifax, N.C., restored district.


Administrative information
Custodial History

November 30, 2011, (unprocessed), .20 cubic feet; The Historic Halifax Garden Association was created to develop a Colonial period garden at the Historic Halifax Visitor Center and to aid in landscaping the Halifax, N.C., restored district. Papers include official documents (1975-1999) such as the constitution and by-laws, papers regarding tax-exempt status and a photocopy of the check handing over the remaining assets of the association to the Historical Halifax Restoration Association; two secretarial notebooks (1981-1989); a guestbook used at the opening of the Restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax (June 29, 1981) and records belonging to past president Gwen B. Dickens (1975, 1979-1989) such as orders of business, attendance records, membership dues records, correspondence and material related to projects. Donor is Carl L. Burke representing the Historic Halifax State Historic Site

Source of acquisition

Gift of Carl L. Burke representing the Historic Halifax State Historic Site

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 Official records (1975-1999) including the constitution and by-laws, papers regarding tax-exempt status, and a photocopy of the check handing over the remaining assets of the association to the Historical Halifax Restoration Association. 11 items
Box 1 Folder c Records (1982-1983) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 31 items
Box 1 Folder d Records (1984-1989) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 71 items
Box 1 Folder e Secretarial notebook (October 1981? - August 1983). 1 item
Box 1 Folder f Secretarial notebook (October 1983 - June 1989). 1 item
Box 1 Folder g Records of the last meeting (6/14/1989). 4 items
Box 1 Folder h Guestbook (6/29/1981) for first meal served at restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax. 1 item