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Collection Number: 00326

Collection Title: Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910.

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 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 41 items)
Abstract Solomon Hilary Helsabeck was a Methodist minister of Stokes County, N.C. The collection contains brief diaries, 1856-1910, and parallel account books concerning Helsabeck's pastoral duties, farming, and personal affairs in Stokes and adjacent counties in North Carolina; as well as letters from Confederate soldiers and other miscellaneous papers of B. W. Pulliam, also of Stokes County.
Creator Helsabeck, Solomon Hilary, 1822-1910.
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 Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, #326, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased June 1928.
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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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Solomon Hilary Helsabeck (1822-1910) was a Methodist minister of Stokes County, N.C. In his ministry, Helsabeck served in Mocksville, N.C., and Salisbury, N.C., 1843-1844, and the counties of Granville, 1845; Currituck, 1846; Surry, 1847; Randolph, 1848; Wilkes, 1849; Guilford, 1854-1856 and 1874; Iredell, 1858-1859; Forsyth, 1860-1862, 1871, and 1885; and Stokes, 1866, 1868, and 1878-1879, North Carolina. Helsabeck married Margaret J. Banner, January 1847.

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The collection contains brief diaries, 1856-1910, and parallel account books concerning Solomon Hilary Helsabeck's pastoral duties, farming, and personal affairs in Stokes and adjacent counties in North Carolina; as well as letters from Confederate soldiers and other miscellaneous papers of B. W. Pulliam, also of Stokes County. Diary entries mention travel connected to church work, and services, christenings, marriages, and burials. Also inlcuded in the collection are some genealogical notes on the Pulliam, Goff, Walters, and Newton families.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Miscellaneous papers #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 1

Folder 2

Volume 1: Account book, 1850-1851 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 2

Folder 3

Volume 2: Account book, 1853-1876 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 3

Folder 4

Volume 3: Diary, 1856 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 4

Folder 5

Volume 4: Diary, 1857 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 5

Folder 6

Volume 5: Diary, 1858 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 6

Folder 7

Volume 6: Diary, 1859 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 7: Diary, 1860 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 8

Folder 9

Volume 8: Diary, 1860-1869 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume 9: Diary, 1861 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 10: Account book, 1865-1900 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 11

Folder 12

Volume 11: Diary, 1870-1872 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume 12: Diary, 1872-1876 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 13

Folder 14

Volume 13: Diary, 1877-1882 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 14

Folder 15

Volume 14: Account book, 1878 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 15

Folder 16

Volume 15: Diary, 1882-1884 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 16

Folder 17

Volume 16: Diary, 1884-1889 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 17

Folder 18

Volume 17: Diary, 1890-1892 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 18

Folder 19

Volume 18: Diary, 1893-1895 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 19

Folder 20

Volume 19: Diary, 1896-1901 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 20

Folder 21

Volume 20: Diary, 1901-1906 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 21

Folder 22

Volume 21: Diary, 1907-1910 #00326, Series: "Solomon Hilary Helsabeck Papers, 1850-1910." Folder 22

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 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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