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1.
New Bern Chamber of Commerce Minutes (Manuscript Collection #354)

Minutes (1899-1904) including photocopies, share of tobacco, shipping schedules, transfer of property.

2.
New Bern Historical Society Collection (Manuscript Collection #283)

Collection (1858-1901) consisting of the Civil War diary of Charles A. Tournier, 1864-1865; Craven Common Schools report, 1858; pamphlets of advertisements, 1880s; Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad leaflet, 1901.

3.
Stephen F. Miller Memoir (Manuscript Collection #371)

This collection contains a memoir (ca. 1872) about life in New Bern, N.C., from 1822 to 1872. It includes biographical and informational data concerning politicians, lawyers and other important New Bern figures, as well as descriptions of life in New Bern and historical incidents of the period. An appendix contains transcripts of letters from prominent people.

4.
Elizabeth Moore Collection (Manuscript Collection #322)

Genealogical files for Craven County families compiled by Elizabeth Moore of New Bern.

5.
Windley Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #328)

Papers (1788-1869, 1965) Hoyle J. Windley, of Bath, NC, a teacher, postmaster, and lieutenant in the NC militia, and his children, consisting of correspondence, store accounts, receipts, promissory notes, wills, summonses, bill of sale, special events-major fire, tournaments, coronation Ball, etc.

6.
Barbour Boat Works, Inc. Records (Manuscript Collection #758)

Correspondence, contracts, ship plan drawings, manuals, photographs, brochures, and other files pertaining to the construction, repair, and marketing of vessels, both military and civilian.

7.
John A. Clark, Jr., Collection (Manuscript Collection #427)

Collection [1733-1975] including correspondence, cemetery records, deed books, court records, militia records; copies and originals of indenture, estate lists, wills, land grants, Bible records, and miscellaneous.

8.
Robert C. Caldwell Collection (Manuscript Collection #845)

Papers (1854-1865) of Robert C. Caldwell, a private soldier from Cabarrus County, NC, who served in Company C., 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery during the Civil War.

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William Howard Hooker Collection: George H. S. Driver Papers (Manuscript Collection #472-005)

Civil War Correspondence, (1861–1863) of Union soldier George H. S. Driver, reflecting service in New Bern and Pamlico Sound area of N.C.

10.
Jacob Gooding Papers (Manuscript Collection #3)

Papers (1862-1871) of a New Bern (NC) merchant, including letters and an account of property damages.

11.
Charles V. Peery Collection (Manuscript Collection #470)

Collection (1863-1865) including correspondence, company returns, clothing reports, equipment reports, orders, invoices, ordance reports, etc.

12.
St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Collection (Manuscript Collection #1078)

Collection of church records, including a ledger (1926-1938, undated) and loose reports, notes, financial accounts, lists of church officers and members, minutes of church meetings and committees, and printed materials, etc.

13.
Bellair Plantation Collection (Manuscript Collection #87)

Collection (1719-1910) including newspaper, periodicals, sheet music, poems, photocopies of legal records, letters, agriculture, Livestock Journal, magazine etc.

14.
Heath Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #276)

Papers (1730-1928) of surveyor and Baptist pastor, including correspondence, court records, land records, financial papers, promissory notes, bills, land grants, indentures, Civil War orders, etc.

15.
George E. Dana Papers (Manuscript Collection #511)

Papers (1852-1864) including correspondence, letters, description of trip, commentaries, price of gold, personal illness, etc.