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Collection Number: 01650

Collection Title: Elizabeth Henderson Cotten Papers, 1926-1964 (bulk 1950-1964)

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 7.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3,150 items)
Abstract Elizabeth Henderson Cotten (1875-1975) worked in the Southern Historical Collection and was secretary of the Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Papers include correspondence, reports, and clippings concerning restoration or historical projects in North Carolina. The collection is divided into six series, including: Old North Carolina houses; Tryon Palace (New Bern, N.C.); Nash-Kollock School (Hillsborough, N.C.); St. John's Episcopal Church (Williamsboro, N.C.); Virginia Dare; and the John Paul Jones-Willie Jones tradition.
Creator Cotten, Elizabeth Henderson.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Elizabeth Henderson Cotten Papers, #1650, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Elizabeth Henderson Cotten and family of Chapel Hill, N.C., 1949-1963.
Transferred from the North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Elizabeth Henderson Cotten (1875-1975) worked in the Southern Historical Collection and was secretary of the Friends of the Library of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Before her husband's death in 1926, Mrs. Cotten lived for some time in Istanbul, Turkey, and Tokyo, Japan, and was active in Women's Clubs there. She was an advocate of women's rights, and was active in the Democratic Party, the Episcopal Church, Liberty Loan Drives of World War I, Red Cross relief in the influenza epidemic of 1918, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Colonial Dames.

A leader in the Tryon Palace Restoration, and involved in many other North Carolina preservation and restoration projects, she was co-editor of Old Homes and Gardens of North Carolina (1939) and author of The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition (1966).

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The collection includes correspondence, reports, speeches, and clippings concerning various restoration or historical projects in North Carolina with which Elizabeth Henderson Cotten was involved. Projects covered include the publication of two volumes on early North Carolina homes and architecture; the restoration of Tryon Palace (New Bern, N.C.), the Nash-Kollock School (Hillsborough, N.C.), and St. John's Episcopal Church (Williamsboro, N.C.); research and speaking engagements on Virginia Dare; and the publication of a volume on the John Paul Jones-Willie Jones tradition.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Early North Carolina Homes and Gardens Materials, 1936-1956 and undated.

2140 items.

Correspondence, clippings, and scrapbook dealing especially with preparations for Early Architecture of North Carolina with photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnston and text by Thomas Tileston Watterman; Old Homes of North Carolina was sponsored by a committee of the Garden Clubs of North Carolina consisting of Mrs. Charles A. Cannon, Elizabeth H. Cotten, and Mrs. James A. Latham with photographs by Mrs. Bayard Wootten and text by Archibald Henderson; and New Bern: Cradle of North Carolina.

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Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence to and from Elizabeth H. Cotten about the preparation and publication of Early Architecture of North Carolina, Old Homes of North Carolina, and New Bern: Cradle of North Carolina.

Folder 1a

Original finding aid #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 1a

Folder 1-4a

Folder 1

1936-1937 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 1-4a

Folder 4b-5

1938 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 4b-5

Folder 6-12

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Folder 12

1939 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 6-12

Folder 13

Reviews of Old Homes and Gardens of North Carolina, 1939-1940 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 13

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Folder 15

1940 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 14-15

Folder 16

Lists of houses, 1940 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 16

Folder 17

1941 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 17

Folder 18

Reviews and clippings of Early Architecture of North Carolina, 1942 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 18

Folder 19

1943 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 19

Folder 20a

Dedication to Early Architecture of North Carolina #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 20a

Folder 20b

1949 #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 20b

Lists, undated #01650, Subseries: "1.1. Publications Materials" Folder 20b

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials

Arrangement: alphabetical by county.

Clippings and other materials related to historical buildings in North Carolina.

Folder 21

Alamance County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 21

Albemarle County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 21

Alleghany County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 21

Anson County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 21

Ashe County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 21

Alexander County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 21

Folder 22

Beaufort County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 22

Folder 23

Bertie County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 23

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Bladen County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 24

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Brunswick County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 25

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Buncombe County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 26

Burke County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 26

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Cabarrus County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 27

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Caldwell County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 28

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Camden County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 29

Carteret County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 29

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Caswell County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 30

Folder 31

Catawba County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 31

Chatham County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 31

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Chowan County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 32

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Clay County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 33

Cleveland County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 33

Columbus County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 33

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Craven County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 34

Folder 35a

Cumberland County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 35a

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Dare County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 35b

Folder 36

Davidson County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 36

Davie County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 36

Folder 37

Duplin County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 37

Durham County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 37

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Edgecombe County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 38

Folder 39

Forsythe County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 39

Franklin County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 39

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Gaston County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 40

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Gates County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 41

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Granville County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 42

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Green County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 43

Guilford County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 43

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Halifax County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 44

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Harnett County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 45

Haywood County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 45

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Henderson County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 46

Hertford County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 46

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Hoke County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 47

Hyde County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 47

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Iredell County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 48

Jackson County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 48

Johnston County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 48

Jones County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 48

Folder 49

Lee County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 49

Lenoir County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 49

Lincoln County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 49

Folder 50

Macon County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 50

Madison County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 50

Martin County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 50

McDowell County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 50

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Mecklenburg County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 51

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Mitchell County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 52

Montgomery County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 52

Moore County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 52

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Nash County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 53

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New Hanover County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 54

Folder 55

North Hampton County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 55

Onslow County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 55

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Orange County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 56

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Pasquotank County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 57

Folder 58

Pender County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 58

Perquimans County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 58

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Person County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 59

Pitt County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 59

Polk County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 59

Folder 60

Randolph County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 60

Robeson County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 60

Folder 61

Rockingham County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 61

Folder 62a-62b

Rowan County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 62a-62b

Folder 63

Richmond County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 63

Rutherford County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 63

Folder 64

Sampson County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 64

Scotland County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 64

Slanley County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 64

Surry County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 64

Folder 65

Stokes County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 65

Folder 66

Tyrrell County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 66

Transylvania County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 66

Union County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 66

Folder 67

Vance County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 67

Folder 68a-68b

Wake County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 68a-68b

Folder 69

Warren County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 69

Folder 70

List of large landowners #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 70

Folder 71

Washington County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 71

Watauga County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 71

Wayne County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 71

Wilson County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 71

Folder 72

Wilkes County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 72

Folder 73

Yadkin County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 73

Yancey County, N.C. #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 73

Folder 74

Clippings, Frances Benjamin Johnston #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 74

Image Folder PF-1650/1

Photographs of Frances Benjamin Johnston #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" PF-1650/1

Folder 75

Photographs and pictures #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 75

Image Folder PF-1650/2

Photographs of homes and interiors #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" PF-1650/2

Folder 76

Scrapbook #01650, Subseries: "1.2. North Carolina Historical Buildings Materials" Folder 76

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Tryon Palace Restoration Materials, 1949-1963 and undated.

About 800 items.

Correspondence, reports, speeches, and inventories of furnishings dealing with the work of the Committee for the Restoration of Tryon Palace at New Bern, N.C., of which Elizabeth H. Cotten was a member.

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Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence, speeches, inventories, and other materials dealing with the restoration of Tryon Palace.

Folder 77a-77b

1949-1952 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 77a-77b

Folder 78-80

Folder 78

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Folder 80

1953 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 78-80

Folder 81-84

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Folder 84

1954 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 81-84

Folder 85-88

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Folder 88

1955 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 85-88

Folder 89-93

Folder 89

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Folder 93

1956 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 89-93

Folder 94-104

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Folder 104

1958 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 94-104

Folder 105-109

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Folder 109

1959 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 105-109

Folder 110-120

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Folder 111

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Folder 114

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Folder 120

1960 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 110-120

Folder 121-131

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Folder 131

1961 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 121-131

Folder 132-136

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Folder 136

1962 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 132-136

Folder 137-140

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1963 #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 137-140

Folder 140

Undated #01650, Subseries: "2.1. Restoration Materials" Folder 140

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Arrangement: alphabetical.

Correspondence dealing with ancestry of Tryon Council and Commons members who wished to have their names in a book at Tryon Palace.

Folder 141

Ashe #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 141

Berry #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 141

Folder 142-144

Folder 142

Folder 143

Folder 144

Blount #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 142-144

Folder 145

Branch #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 145

Folder 146-153

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Folder 147

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Folder 153

Bryan #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 146-153

Folder 154

Burgwyn #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 154

Folder 155

Campbell #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 155

Folder 155-156

Folder 155

Folder 156

Caswell #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 155-156

Folder 156

Elliott #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 156

Folder 157-159

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Folder 159

Haywood #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 157-159

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Heritage #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 15-160

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Johnston #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 161

Lloyd #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 161

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McCulloch #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 162

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Montfort #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 162-163

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Moore #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 163

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Murray #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 164

Pfifer #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 164

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Polk #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 165

Rutherford #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 165

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Sheppard #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 166

Swann #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 166

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Vail #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 167

Ward #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 167

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Williams #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 168

Wynns #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 168

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Miscellaneous #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 169-172

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Non-descendants #01650, Subseries: "2.2. Tryon Council and Commons Descendant Materials" Folder 173-174

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated.

About 150 items.

Papers of Jessie Parker of Hillsborough, N.C., representative of the North Carolina Society for the Preservation of Antiquities, all relating to attempts to save and restore the house in Hillsborough in which Maria Nash, Sallie Nash, and Sara Kollock had a school for young ladies, 1859-1891. In addition to Parker's correspondence on the subject, there is some data relating to the history of the school and the house, a list compiled in the 1940s of students of the school, mounted press notices relating to the campaign to save the house, and diagrams of classroom layout.

Folder 175

1951-1954 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 175

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1955 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 176

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1956 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 177

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1957-1960 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 178

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1961-1962 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 179

Folder 180

Clippings #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 180

Folder 181

Notes #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 181

Diagrams #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 181

Folder 182

Correspondence, 1944-1945 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 182

Folder 183

Correspondence, 1946 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 183

Folder 184

Correspondence, 1947-1948 #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 184

Folder 185

Correspondence, undated #01650, Series: "3. Nash-Kollock School Materials, 1944-1948 and undated." Folder 185

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962.

Correspondence dealing with the restoration of St. John's Episcopal Church, Williamsboro, N.C., mainly with the architects, Milton Grigg, and other members of the committee on restoration, of which Elizabeth H. Cotten was secretary. Also included are clippings and a drawing of St. John's created by the architect.

Folder 186-187

Folder 186

Folder 187

Committee formation correspondence, 1949 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 186-187

Folder 188-189

Folder 188

Folder 189

1949-1950 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 188-189

Folder 190

1951 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 190

Folder 191-192

Folder 191

Folder 192

1952 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 191-192

Folder 192-193

Folder 192

Folder 193

1953 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 192-193

Folder 193-195

Folder 193

Folder 194

Folder 195

1954 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 193-195

Folder 196

1955 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 196

Folder 197

1956 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 197

Folder 198

1957 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 198

Folder 199

1958-1962 #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 199

Folder 200

Clippings #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." Folder 200

Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-1650/1

Architect's drawing #01650, Series: "4. St. John's Episcopal Church Materials, 1949-1962." X-OPF-1650/1

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Virginia Dare Materials, 1926; 1950-1953.

37 items.

Correspondence, speeches, and photographs dealing with the rescue and eventual placement of Louise Lander's statue of Virginia Dare in the Elizabethan Gardens on Roanoke Island, N.C. and of the Virginia Dare desk and gavel in the North Carolina Department of Archives and History. Correspondence is mainly among Elizabeth H. Cotten, Mrs. George Pou, and Dr. Christopher Crittenden. Speeches are by Elizabeth Cotten and Sallie Southall Cotten.

Folder 201-203

Folder 201

Folder 202

Folder 203

Virginia Dare materials #01650, Series: "5. Virginia Dare Materials, 1926; 1950-1953." Folder 201-203

Image Folder PF-1650/1

Photographs #01650, Series: "5. Virginia Dare Materials, 1926; 1950-1953." PF-1650/1

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated.

Includes correspondence, notes, and typescripts concerning John Paul Jones (1747-1792). Correspondence is chiefly among Elizabeth H. Cotten, Harry A. Baldridge, Josephus Daniels, and Ernest Eller concerning the claim that John Paul added Jones to his name out of gratitude to Willie and Allen Jones of North Carolina. Also included are notes and typescripts of chapters of The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition.

Folder 204-205

Folder 204

Folder 205

1947-1950 #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 204-205

Folder 206

1957-1959 #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 206

Enclosures #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 206

Folder 207

1960 #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 207

Folder 208

1961-1967 #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 208

Folder 209-214

Folder 209

Folder 210

Folder 211

Folder 212

Folder 213

Folder 214

Undated #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 209-214

Folder 209

Folder 210

Folder 211

Folder 212

Folder 213

Folder 214

Notes #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 209-214

Folder 215

Chapter 1, The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 215

Folder 216

Chapter 2, The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 216

Chapter 3, The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 216

Folder 217

Chapter 4, The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 217

Chapter 5, The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 217

Chapter 6, The John Paul Jones-Willie Jones Tradition #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 217

Folder 218

Clippings #01650, Series: "6. John Paul Jones Materials, 1947-1962 and undated." Folder 218

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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