Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers, 1975-1999

Manuscript Collection #1185

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers
    Creator: Dickens, Gwen B.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: 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.
    Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet, 1 container, includes constitution and by-laws, correspondence, secretarial notebooks, membership records and guest book
  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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
     
    Accessions Information

    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

    Acquisition Information

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

    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

    Historic Halifax Garden Association Papers (#1185), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    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.
    Records (1975-1981) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 29 items.
    Records (1982-1983) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 31 items.
    Records (1984-1989) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 71 items.
    Secretarial notebook (October 1981? - August 1983). 1 item.
    Secretarial notebook (October 1983 - June 1989). 1 item.
    Records of the last meeting (6/14/1989). 4 items.
    Guestbook (6/29/1981) for first meal served at restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax. 1 item.

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    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.
    Records (1975-1981) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 29 items.
    Records (1982-1983) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 31 items.
    Records (1984-1989) belonging to President Gwen B. Dickens. 71 items.
    Secretarial notebook (October 1981? - August 1983). 1 item.
    Secretarial notebook (October 1983 - June 1989). 1 item.
    Records of the last meeting (6/14/1989). 4 items.
    Guestbook (6/29/1981) for first meal served at restored Eagle Tavern in Historic Halifax. 1 item.

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