February 23, 2004, (unprocessed) 4 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Photographic prints (1926) of portraits of Joseph Hewes (1730-1779) and William Hooper (1742-1790), two of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence from North Carolina (no portrait of the third signer, John Penn (1741-1787), was available); also two letters from Fred. A. Olds, Collector for Hall of History, North Carolina Historical Commission: the first, dated 12/3/1925, presenting a set of Confederate and South Carolina currency, 1861-1865; the second, dated 8/4/1926, offering the photographs to the Librarian of East Carolina Teachers' College and providing biographical details of the signers. 1 Holograph; 1 Typescript; 2 Photographic Prints. Donor: Transferred from University Archives, East Carolina University
Transferred from University Archives, East Carolina University
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Joseph Hewes and William Hooper Collection (#994), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Mark Custer, March 20, 2008