Whitaker - Bulloch Family Papers, 1747-1962

Manuscript Collection #917

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Whitaker - Bulloch Family Papers
    Creator: Bulloch family
    Whitaker family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 1.723 Cubic feet, 236 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    June 12, 2003, (unprocessed) 7 items, 0.021 cubic feet; Whitaker Family Bible genealogical information (1747-1842), and loose printed material related to the Whitaker - Bulloch family of Halifax County, NC. Donor: William Whitaker Bulloch & Anne Boyd Whitaker Bulloch

    June 12, 2003, (unprocessed addition 1) 66 items, 0.022 cubic feet; Papers (1813-1913), including correspondence, documents, printed forms, resolutions, and loose printed material related to the Whitaker - Bulloch family and Whitaker Chapel of Halifax County, NC. Donor: William Whitaker Bulloch & Anne Boyd Whitaker Bulloch

    January 22, 2007, (unprocessed addition 2) 163 items, 1.68 cubic feet; Papers (1789-1962, undated) pertaining to the Whitaker family of Enfield and Whitaker Town, North Carolina, the Pierson family of Baltimore, Maryland, and the James W. Batchelor family of Halifax County, NC, including bible pages, diaries, cemetery records, financial records, correspondence, genealogical information, photographic prints, and their social, educational, literary, and business activities. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: William Whitaker Bulloch & Anne Boyd Whitaker Bulloch

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William Whitaker Bulloch
    Gift of Anne Boyd Whitaker Bulloch

    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

    Whitaker - Bulloch Family Papers (#917), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, March 10, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 2
     
    Miscellaneous newspaper clippings (n.d.). 29 items, 29 p. Notes: Taken from Ledger dating 1864-1866, #917.3.e.
    Miscellaneous receipts, and advertisements (1892-1942, n.d.) 10 items, 145 p. Notes: Found in T.L. Whitaker Account Book, #917.3.c.
    Correspondence, receipts, and ledger notes (1875-1878) 14 items, 14 p. Notes: Found in Ledger dated 1875-1878, #917.3.j.
    Genealogical information, embroidery sample, Whitaker's Chapel History, and miscellaneous items (1883-1924, n.d.). Found in F.H. Whitaker's Ledger, dated 1873-1890, #917.3.h. 11 items, 38 p. Notes: 1 item needs rehumidification, unfolding, and placed in os folder. See also: Whitaker Chapel Collection #CR3.
    Cancelled checks, bank statements, and correspondence (1901-1911). 3 items, 46 p. Notes: Records of Mrs. Lillie Whitaker.
    Catalog of books (ca 1910). Whitaker's Library. 1 item, 144 p. Notes: books listed ranged from ca. 1830-1910.
    Photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence (ca. 1906-1962). 50 items, 62 p. Notes: Collected by Mrs. Martha B. "Patty" Whitaker.
    Collection of genealogical papers (ca. 1793-1934, n.d.) pertaining to the James W. Batchelor family of Halifax County, North Carolina, including family record pages listing both Negroes and Whites, letters, obituary clippings, etc. found in Boyd Family Bible. 8 items, 17 p. Notes: Contains slave birth and death records.
  • Box 3
     
    Diary 1865 (1885-1886) of an unknown person, recording addresses, cash accounts and travel expenses. 1 item, 64 p. Notes: Pocket diary with leather cover and closing latch; does not record events from 1865.
    Whitaker's Chapel Cemetery register (1789-1845), containing Whitaker family cemetery plot occupants. 1 item. 210 p. 29 p. used. Notes: Fragile. Loose pages. Needs some conservation work. See also: Whitaker Chapel Collection #CR3.
    Account book (1886-1893) compiled by T.L. Whitaker, listing monthly accounts. 1 item. 60 p. Notes: Loose materials found in the ledger are in folder #917.2.b.
    Cash account ledger (1884-1885) financial information with history of "Mission Work of the Methodist Protestant Church," 1861-1884, compiled by Wilson Cary Whitaker. 1 item, 60 p. Notes: . .Loose papers found in ledger are in folder # 917.1.e.
    Ledger (1864-1866) compiled by Clifton Whtaker, consisting mostly of financial records; also including five pages of poetry, a note about the Pearson family of Baltimore, MD, and 6 pages of financial records covered with newspaper clippings. 1 item, ca 130 p. Notes: Autographed by "Clifton Whitaker." Loose papers found in ledger are located in folder #917.2.a.
  • Box 4
     
    Record book (1881-1885) of Union Literary Society, Whitaker Town, North Carolina, including lists of members, officers, minutes, and readers, etc. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Fragile. Covers nearly off. Needs conservation.
    Notebook of cash accounts and expenses, and a cholera medicine recipe (1823-1853) compiled by Cary Whitaker. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Very brittle and needs preservation work. Leather torn from covers. Loose papers found in ledger are in folder #917.1.c. Also writing is in two different direction and by two different people.
    Cash account ledger for Whitaker family legal work (1873-1896) compiled by F.H. Whitaker, Enfield, North Carolina. 1 item. 70 p. 17 p. used. Notes: Loose paper found in ledger are in folder #917.2.d
    School notebook and diary compiled by Alice (or Abby or Carolina) Pierson, Baltimore, Maryland (ca 1844-1849) in a re-used cash account book compiled by an unknown person recording purchases of cloth. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Cover is missing and pages are loose
    Ledger (1875-1878) 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Owner unknown but contains monthly financial records. Loose papers found in ledger are in folder #917.2.c

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 2
     
    Miscellaneous newspaper clippings (n.d.). 29 items, 29 p. Notes: Taken from Ledger dating 1864-1866, #917.3.e.
    Miscellaneous receipts, and advertisements (1892-1942, n.d.) 10 items, 145 p. Notes: Found in T.L. Whitaker Account Book, #917.3.c.
    Correspondence, receipts, and ledger notes (1875-1878) 14 items, 14 p. Notes: Found in Ledger dated 1875-1878, #917.3.j.
    Genealogical information, embroidery sample, Whitaker's Chapel History, and miscellaneous items (1883-1924, n.d.). Found in F.H. Whitaker's Ledger, dated 1873-1890, #917.3.h. 11 items, 38 p. Notes: 1 item needs rehumidification, unfolding, and placed in os folder. See also: Whitaker Chapel Collection #CR3.
    Cancelled checks, bank statements, and correspondence (1901-1911). 3 items, 46 p. Notes: Records of Mrs. Lillie Whitaker.
    Catalog of books (ca 1910). Whitaker's Library. 1 item, 144 p. Notes: books listed ranged from ca. 1830-1910.
    Photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence (ca. 1906-1962). 50 items, 62 p. Notes: Collected by Mrs. Martha B. "Patty" Whitaker.
    Collection of genealogical papers (ca. 1793-1934, n.d.) pertaining to the James W. Batchelor family of Halifax County, North Carolina, including family record pages listing both Negroes and Whites, letters, obituary clippings, etc. found in Boyd Family Bible. 8 items, 17 p. Notes: Contains slave birth and death records.
  • Box 3
     
    Diary 1865 (1885-1886) of an unknown person, recording addresses, cash accounts and travel expenses. 1 item, 64 p. Notes: Pocket diary with leather cover and closing latch; does not record events from 1865.
    Whitaker's Chapel Cemetery register (1789-1845), containing Whitaker family cemetery plot occupants. 1 item. 210 p. 29 p. used. Notes: Fragile. Loose pages. Needs some conservation work. See also: Whitaker Chapel Collection #CR3.
    Account book (1886-1893) compiled by T.L. Whitaker, listing monthly accounts. 1 item. 60 p. Notes: Loose materials found in the ledger are in folder #917.2.b.
    Cash account ledger (1884-1885) financial information with history of "Mission Work of the Methodist Protestant Church," 1861-1884, compiled by Wilson Cary Whitaker. 1 item, 60 p. Notes: . .Loose papers found in ledger are in folder # 917.1.e.
    Ledger (1864-1866) compiled by Clifton Whtaker, consisting mostly of financial records; also including five pages of poetry, a note about the Pearson family of Baltimore, MD, and 6 pages of financial records covered with newspaper clippings. 1 item, ca 130 p. Notes: Autographed by "Clifton Whitaker." Loose papers found in ledger are located in folder #917.2.a.
  • Box 4
     
    Record book (1881-1885) of Union Literary Society, Whitaker Town, North Carolina, including lists of members, officers, minutes, and readers, etc. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Fragile. Covers nearly off. Needs conservation.
    Notebook of cash accounts and expenses, and a cholera medicine recipe (1823-1853) compiled by Cary Whitaker. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Very brittle and needs preservation work. Leather torn from covers. Loose papers found in ledger are in folder #917.1.c. Also writing is in two different direction and by two different people.
    Cash account ledger for Whitaker family legal work (1873-1896) compiled by F.H. Whitaker, Enfield, North Carolina. 1 item. 70 p. 17 p. used. Notes: Loose paper found in ledger are in folder #917.2.d
    School notebook and diary compiled by Alice (or Abby or Carolina) Pierson, Baltimore, Maryland (ca 1844-1849) in a re-used cash account book compiled by an unknown person recording purchases of cloth. 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Cover is missing and pages are loose
    Ledger (1875-1878) 1 item, ca 60 p. Notes: Owner unknown but contains monthly financial records. Loose papers found in ledger are in folder #917.2.c

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