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Mr. & Mrs. Fred Cole collection, 1838-1936.

Other author/creatorCole, Fred.
Other author/creatorCole, Fred, Mrs.
Format Archival & Manuscript Material
Description0.650 cubic ft. (66 items)
Supplemental Content Finding aid
Abstract Collection consists of groups of unrelated material. Correspondence from 1919 to 1936 concerns a family in Johnson City, Tenn., writing to family members in Kinston, N.C. Includes documents and correspondence related to a land prospect in South Dakota. Other correspondence concerns medicinal remedies; military affairs of the 2nd North Carolina Infantry; and illnesses, such as influenza, tuberculosis, diphtheria, and polio. Genealogical information concerns the Branson, Brooks, and Williams families. Other materials include written verification of Guilford Andrews as Bethel Town Commissioner; platform of Walter Clark for United States Senator; medical pamphlets by Dr. James M. Parrott of Kinston, N.C.; and a 1934 survey of Cumberland County, N.C. Also contains a general store account book for James Williams of Snow Hill, N.C; ledger books of J. T. Hill of Kinston, N.C., and M. W. Foscue of Jones County; booklets on fraternal organizations; a book of home remedies (1881); and the account books of J. D. Hanchey in Rocky Point, N.C. Other items include Rocky Point Auxiliary materials, Trinity Methodist Church (Durham, N.C.) materials, and an account book of Rocky Point Methodist Church.
Access restrictionJoyner- No access restrictions.
Cite as Mr. & Mrs. Fred Cole Collection (#188), Special Collections Department, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Terms of useJoyner- Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Acquisitions source Joyner- Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cole.
Acquisitions source Joyner- Gift of Mrs. Elsie Cole.

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner Manuscript Collection #188 - DOES NOT CIRCULATE ✔ Available Request Material