Croom Family Collection, 1930-2015 (bulk 1956-2015)

Manuscript Collection #976

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Croom Family Collection
    Creator: Croom family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.236 Cubic feet, 1 archival box,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    November 14, 2003 (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.05 cubic feet; Reunion proceedings minute book and programs (1972-2003) of the Croom Family Reunions no. 42 - 73, Croom Meeting House (formerly Sandy Bottom Primitive Baptist Church), Lenoir County, NC. Donor: William E. "Mickey" Elmore

    April 22, 2004 (unprocessed addition 1) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Croom Family Reunion, Sandy Bottom Primitive Baptist Church, August 19, 1956 - 11:00 O'Clock, including illustration of church, program, officers for 1956, committees, in memory of Rev. Joseph Rasberry Croom, 1807-1860, with list of Croom, children, and historical sketch, compiled by Doris C. Outlaw, Kinston, NC. Photocopy typescript. Donor: William E. "Mickey" Elmore

    April 18, 2005 (unprocessed addition 2) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Croom Family Reunion (2004) including program of the 74th Croom Family Reunion and minutes of the meeting, by Martha G. Elmore, at Croom Meeting House, Highway 55 West, Kinston, NC 28504, August 15, 2004. Photocopy typescript. Donor: William E. "Mickey" Elmore

    September 19, 2005 (unprocessed addition 3) 5 items, 0.004 cubic feet; Croom Family Reunion (2005) including program of the 75th Croom Family Reunion 1930-2005 and minutes of the meeting, by Martha G. Elmore, at Croom Meeting House, Highway 55 West, Kinston, NC 28504, August 21, 2005; sign-up sheets, clipping, and Croom family genealogical chart, 1683-1922. Photocopy typescript. Donor: William E. "Mickey" Elmore

    October 12, 2009 (unprocessed addition 4) 21 items, 0.02 cubic feet; Croom Family reunions, Kinston, North Carolina (1967-2009) including programs, notes and brochure of the Lenoir County Historical Association's Tour's visit to Croom Meeting House, Lenoir County, N.C., April 26-27, 1991; proclamation honoring Doris Croom Outlaw, August 18, 1991; article by Carroll Leggett concerning the Croom Family Reunion ( Metro Magazine, October 2009); memorial tribute to Clara Croom Morris April 14, 1922-August 8, 2009; and an obituary for Olivia Ann Pressnell Croom of Ahoskie, N.C. d. January 30, 1996. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: William E. "Mickey" Elmore

    April 1, 2014 (unprocessed addition 5) 0.15 cubic feet; Addition includes material (1930-1931, 2009-2013) related to the Croom Family Reunion held at Croom Meeting House at Sandy Bottom in Lenoir Co., N.C. Included are programs, minutes, copies of attendance book sheets, and publicity clippings related to the 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 reunions, and photocopies (including enlargements) of a photograph (with some identifications noted) taken at the 1st Croom Family Reunion held in 1930. Additional items related to the Croom family are obituaries and a marriage announcement (2003-2013), and a listing of the tombstones in the Croom Family Cemetery on North Croom Bland Road at Sandy Bottom. Donor: William E. "Mickey" Elmore

    January 16, 2016 (unprocessed addition 6) 0.01 cubic feet; Addition includes material (2013-2015) related to the Croom Family Reunion held at Croom Meeting House at Sandy Bottom in Lenoir Co., N.C. Included are programs, minutes, and copies of attendance book sheets related to the 2014 and 2015 reunions. Additional items related to the Croom family are obituaries and a birth announcement (2013-2015). Donor: Martha G. Little Elmore

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William E. "Mickey" Elmore
    Gift of Martha G. Little Elmore

    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

    Croom Family Collection (#976), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, January 2, 2008

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