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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.
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.

4.
Elizabeth Moore Collection (Manuscript Collection #322)

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

5.
Minges Collection (Manuscript Collection #1136)

Collection (ca. 1899-2011, undated) documenting the history of Pepsi-Cola in New Bern, N.C.; the involvement of the Minges family in the soft drink business, 1923-1992, in Greenville, Tarboro, and Rocky Mount, N.C.; and the Minges Bottling Group, Inc., of Ayden, N.C., including clippings, correspondence, contracts & financial records, advertising materials, photographic prints and compact discs, printing plates & printed materials, trad...

6.
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.

7.
Jean McIver Lane Fonville Collection (Manuscript Collection #257)

Collection (1760-1940) including land grants, deeds, bill of sale of slaves, correspondence, Civil War documents, and an account book, pertaining to the land holdings and genealogy of the McIver, McLeod, Lane, Crawford, Mumford, and Faison families of Moore, Chatham and Columbus counties, North Carolina.

8.
John Rose Taylor Papers (Manuscript Collection #801)

Papers (undated, 1935-2000) of New Bern, NC public figure, Mutual Life Insurance Company executive, including speeches, radio talks, biographical and historical information.

9.
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.

10.
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.

11.
Edward B. Ellis, Jr., Papers (Manuscript Collection #753)

Seven cubic feet of papers (1857-2011) collected by local historian Edward Ellis are related to Havelock, N.C., history, New Bern, N.C., history, the Civil War, Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, Sir Henry Havelock and Ellis’s publications. Items included are aerial photographs (1938/1939, 1950) of Craven, Pamlico and Carteret counties, N.C.; New Bern Civil War-related sheet music, two issues of The New York Times (...

12.
Mr. and Mrs. Roger E. Kammerer, Sr., Collection (Manuscript Collection #318)

Correspondence, photographs, postcards and printed material documenting North Carolina history. Locations include Fayetteville, Elizabeth City, High Point, Wilmington, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Belhaven, Edenton, Pitt County, Camp Lejeune, Reidsville, Rocky Mount, St. Pauls Washington and New Bern. Subjects include the Askew Family of Hertford County, Greensboro College, Fayetteville flood of 1908, the Confederate Ram Albemarle and...

13.
Grimes-Bryan Papers (Manuscript Collection #16)

Papers (1780-1969; bulk 1808-1924) including correspondence, land records, legal papers, financial papers, ledgers, etc., of two prominent Eastern North Carolina families--Grimes and Bryan--related through marriage. Other material concerns the Wharton and Conrad families of Clemmonsville, North Carolina, in Davidson County, who are also related by marriage to the Grimes family.

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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.

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Frederick C. Douglass Papers (Manuscript Collection #323)

Papers (1873-[1887-1896]-1958) of a Black lawyer, minister and teacher, in New Bern, N.C., who handled pension applications for many Negroes who served in the Union Army and Navy during the Civil War, consisting of pension affidavit ledgers, pension certificate ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, daybooks, photographs, poetry, essays, application forms, tax receipts, etc.