Jessamine Shumate Collection

1953-2011
Manuscript Collection #1334
Creator(s)
Hadden, Robert Lee, 1951-; Shumate, Jessamine
Physical description
2.5 Cubic Feet, 2 boxes and an oversize folder, consisting of historical chronology maps and publications
Preferred Citation
Jessamine Shumate Collection (#1334), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990), a native of Henry County, Virginia, was an artist, historian, and cartographer. She died in Greenville, North Carolina, where her daughters were living. This collection includes works by her including three historical maps of Guilford County, NC, Henry County, VA, and of Virginia; a broadside Chronology of Henry County History and her book My Memoirs. Also included are two books written by Jessamine Shumate's grandson Robert Lee Hadden, Ada Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990): Her Life and Art: A Collection of Her Paintings, Prints and Accomplishments (2011) and The Shamrock and the Fleur De Lys: The Family Histories of the William James Hadden Family and the Whitney Shumate Family (1990).


Administrative information
Custodial History

September 21, 2018, (unprocessed), 2.5 cubic feet; Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990), a native of Henry County, Virginia, was an artist, historian, and cartographer. She died in Greenville, North Carolina, where her daughters were living. This collection includes works by her including three historical maps of Guilford County, NC, Henry County, VA, and of Virginia; a broadside Chronology of Henry County History and her book My Memoirs. Also included are two books written by Jessamine Shumate's grandson Robert Lee Hadden, Ada Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990): Her Life and Art: A Collection of Her Paintings, Prints and Accomplishments (2011) and The Shamrock and the Fleur De Lys: The Family Histories of the William James Hadden Family and the Whitney Shumate Family (1990). Gift of the Shumate Family c/o Robert Lee Hadden.

Source of acquisition

Gift of the Shumate Family c/o Robert Lee Hadden.

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.