Darden Family Papers, 1857, 1880-1881, 1907

Manuscript Collection #173

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Darden Family Papers
    Creator: Darden family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1851,1880-1881,1907) consisting of correspondence, newspapers, notice of sale.
    Extent: 0.11 Cubic feet, 3 items, 1 volume ,
  • Description
     

    The collection consists of two pieces of correspondence, an estate sale notice, and a bound volume of newspapers. The correspondence concerns incidences of influenza or "la grippe" in Richmond, VA (January 14, 1907), and tonsillitis and diphtheria in Goldsboro, NC (September 23, 1907). The estate sale notice lists items for sale and includes a new cotton gin, supplies for building a gin house, two bushel barrels of apple brandy, 8,000 shingles, and 30 bushel barrels of plank road dip. The bound volume of newspapers contains The Anson Times from October 13, 1880 to October 5, 1881.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    June 23, 1971, 3 items and 1 volume; Correspondence (1907) and notice of sale (1857). Volume of Anson Times (1880-1881). Gift of Mr. James H. Darden III, Greenville, NC.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mr. James H. Darden III

    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

    Darden Family Papers (#173), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by M. Boccaccio; A. Merriman, November 1999

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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