Summers Family Papers, 1793-1924 (bulk 1793-1889)

Manuscript Collection #1234

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Summers Family Papers
    Creator: Summers Family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection contains mainly land records (1793-1867, 1889, 1912) pertaining to the Summers family of Guilford County, North Carolina. Also included are Richardson’s Monitor of Free-Masonry written by Jabez Richardson (publication date unknown), and a few letters (1904-1924).
    Extent: 0.3 Cubic feet, 1 archival box and 1 oversize folder, consisting of land records, correspondence, and a book
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 22, 2014, (unprocessed), 0.30 cu. ft.; Collection contains mainly land records (1793-1867, 1889, 1912) pertaining to the Summers family of Guilford County, North Carolina. Also included are Richardson’s Monitor of Free-Masonry written by Jabez Richardson (publication date unknown), and a few letters (1904-1924). The documents were kept in the attic of the Deaver family home (built ca. 1916) in Simpson in Pitt County, N.C. The last person to live in the house was Alma Louise Deaver Sauls and the donors are her granddaughter and her great granddaughter. No family connection is known between the Summers and Deaver families. Gift of Heidi Elizabeth Miller and India Ashley West.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Heidi Elizabeth Miller
    Gift of India Ashley West

    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

    Summers Family Papers (#1234), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA


Preliminary Inventory

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Land records mainly related to the Summers family of Guilford Co., N.C. 1793-1889.

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Preliminary Inventory

Land records mainly related to the Summers family of Guilford Co., N.C. 1793-1889.

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