The State Archives of North Carolina provides a bi-monthly list of recent accessions. These lists include only those accessions that might be of interest to genealogy researchers. Please be aware that not all of these records are currently available for research. Cards will be placed in the card catalog or entries made in the appropriate finding aids when these items have been arranged and are ready for research. The State Archives of North Carolina website is http://archives.ncdcr.gov/
A complete list of accessions for each month can be downloaded by clicking on the Month link in the first column.
|May 2017||County Records: Hyde, Wayne, Wilson
Private Collections: Allen, Carter, and Gwynn Family Papers and Binders ❖ Farmville Furniture Store Papers ❖ Ann Hairston Manuscript Letter ❖ Mary W. Wood Furniture Design Papers ❖ Ben Moore Patrick Papers
|March 2017||County Records: Caldwell, Columbus, Davidson, Davie, Guilford, Lenoir, Person, Sampson
Bible Records: Beale, Bone, Lowrance, Moore, Roberson, Satterfield, Waff
Private Collections: American Enka Plant Collection ❖ Cottage Farms, Notebook and Memoranda ❖ Emily Southall Lawrence Letters ❖ William H. Sumner Jr. Letters
|January 2017||County Records: Cabarrus, Craven, Harnett, Hoke, Hyde, Lenoir, Onslow, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Stokes, Transylvania, Vance, Wake, Warren, Wilson
Bible Records: Bragg, King, Little, and Williamson
Church Records: Catawba County, Rowan County
|November 2016||County Records: Guilford, Harnett, Hertford, McDowell, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Rowan, Rutherford, Surry, Warren, and Wilson
Bible Records: Baldwin, Miller
Private Collections: Catherine Harris Eller Ainsworth Papers ❖ One letter from then Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover to Etheridge Midgette ❖ Photo album of photographs of Kamp Kozee on the Roanoke Sound ❖ McCormick, Green, and Shaw Collection; Union Asbestos and Rubber Company Marshville, North Carolina, Plant Papers ❖ Vass and Shepherd Family Papers
|September 2016||Original County Records: Ashe, Avery, Brunswick, Cabarrus, Cartaret, Cleveland, Craven, Cumberland, Dare, Durham, Forsyth, Greene, Guilford, Harnett, Haywood, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Iredell, Johnston, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Martin, McDowell, Mechlenberg, and Person
Church Records: Christ Episcopal Church, Raleigh
Private Collections: Neill Smith Blue Family Papers ❖ Bowie’s Outer Banks Gallery and Studio Material Scrapbook ❖ Ralph A. Campbell, Jr., Papers ❖ Waldo C. Cheek Papers ❖ Leondias Polk Denmark Family Papers ❖ Samuel Johnston Hinsdale (1817-1895) Papers ❖ Houston G. Jones Papers ❖ Kellogg Materials ❖ George L. Lyerly, Jr., Letters ❖ McKay, McPherson, and McNeill Family Papers ❖ Ruth Marie Miller Papers ❖ Miller and Watts Family Collection ❖ Thomas J. White Papers.
|July 2016||Original Records: Alamance, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Cartaret, Chatham, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Haywood, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Martin, Mitchell, New Hanover, Onslow, Rutherford, and Surry
Bible Records: Little, Woolard
Private Collections: Blue Ridge Parkway Guide, 1949 ❖ Georgetta Merritt Campbell Papers ❖ Danner, Cody, and Sherrill Family Papers ❖ Hilda A. Highfill Collection ❖ John Simcox Holmes Forestry Papers ❖ Laurence Moore Family Papers ❖ The John Palmer, Haywood Community College, Collection ❖ William S. Price Jr. Papers.
|May 2016||County Records: Avery, Cabarrus, Caswell, Cherokee, Cumberland, Forsyth, Franklin, Harnett, Johnston, Martin, McDowell, New Hanover, Richmond, Rutherford, Stanly, Surry, and Warren
Bible Records: Grier, Haslett, Ross
Church Records: Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Records
Miscellaneous Collections: research materials collected by Yates M. Barber Jr. about the Currituck Sound and Back Bay, Dismal Swamp Canal recreation area, and Orton Plantation rice paddies ❖ papers from the estate of Donald W. and Catherine L. Bryan of Nags Head ❖ McGowan family of Hyde County genealogical records
Private Collections: Thomas H. Briggs and Sons, Inc., Hardware Account Books ❖ Neill L. Britt Letters ❖ Brown, Mayo, and Hopkins Family Papers ❖ Clarence W. Griffin Papers ❖ Gertrude T. Hogarth Collection ❖ Ingram, Little, and Davis Family Papers ❖ Miles Family Papers; N.C. Travel, Recreation, History, and Heritage Collection ❖ William S. Price Jr. Papers ❖ Elizabeth Rigsbee Letters ❖ Ruth Originals Papers ❖ Stronach and Badger Family Collection.
|March 2016||County Records: Anson, Cabarrus, Dare, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Gaston, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Mecklenburg, Moore, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Warren, and the city of Charlotte
Bible Records: Branson, Downs, Lassiter, Payne
Private Collections: William Saunders Babcock Family Papers ❖ James “Jimmie” I. Barber Collection ❖ Brockwell and Joslin Family Papers ❖ Cain and Hinton Family Papers ❖ Cornelius Wesley Coghill Collection ❖ Danner, Cody, and Sherrell Family Papers ❖ Hoch Family Papers ❖ Betty Ann Knudsen Papers ❖ Millie-Christine Collection ❖ Slave Deed of Gift, of Sam, age 25, Moore County, 1847 ❖ W. N. H. Smith and Edward Chambers Smith Family Letters and Family Papers ❖ Chambers Smith Family Papers.
|January 2016||County Records: Ashe, Durham, Forsyth, Onslow, Pamlico
Bible Records: Badgett, Boggan, Miller, Taylor
Newspaper Collection: Dunn Daily Dispatch, Hendersonville Times, St. Paul’s Review
Private Collections: Black Mountain College Project Collection.
|November 2015||County Records: Ashe, Onslow, Pamlico, Wayne
Private Collections: Malinda Thompson Letters ❖ Vass and Shepherd Family Papers ❖ Brown, Mayo, and Hopkins Family Papers ❖ Clark and Hawkins Family Papers ❖ Mary E. MacDowell Collection ❖ Seal of North Carolina Smoking Tobacco – Marburg Brothers.
|September 2015||County Records: Pender, Johnston, Pamlico, Wake, Wilkes
Church Records: Lower Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church
Private Collections: Ruth P. Barbour Papers ❖ Barnes and Bardin Account Books ❖ Thomas H. Briggs Hardware Account Books ❖ Bunch, Childress, and Uzzle Family Papers ❖ Edwards and Parker Family Papers ❖ Dr. Richard Allen Freeman Family Papers ❖ Leopold Graf and Family Land and Mining Ventures, Rowan County ❖ Samuel H. Johnson Papers ❖ Pauline Williams Koonce Family Papers ❖ Dr. Charles S. Lawrence Collection ❖ Markham Family Papers ❖ Armistead Jones and Diana Barton Mauphin Family Papers ❖ John E. Page Collection ❖ Walter Scott Parker Papers ❖ Roanoke Navigation and Power Company Papers ❖ Mary Gertrude Council Rogers Papers ❖ Slugg, Pender, and Wainwright Family Ledgers and Papers.