State Archives of North Carolina Accessions

State Archives of North Carolina Accessions

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

A complete list of accessions for each month can be downloaded by clicking on the Month link in the first column.

January 2018 County Records: Dare, Davidson, Mecklenburg, Randolph

Bible Records: Robason

Private Collections: Rodney Barfield Papers; Beallmont Plantation Papers; Jerry Clyde Cashion Papers; Nathan B. Dawson Account Books; Ehringhaus Family Papers; Julia Powell Sanders Eller Collection; McAlester/McAllister and McKethan Family Papers; and Miscellaneous Papers Collection

November 2017 County Records: Mecklenburg, Moore, Northampton

Bible Records: Robinson, Ward, Windley, Woodard

Private Collections: Allen, Carter, and Gwynn Family Papers and Binders; Abel Cox Family Papers; Fulford, McKeel, and Granger Family Papers; Bryan Grimes Papers; John Perry Hall Papers; William and Mary Coker Joslin Papers; Barbara Thompson Parker and Family Papers; Robert S. Scott Papers, Richard Thomas Stephens Papers; W. A. Tillman Co. and Family Papers; Vance Monument Time Capsule Papers; and multiple miscellaneous paper collections

September 2017 County Records: Anson, Ashe, Brunswick, Caldwell, Craven, Graham, Greene, Harnett, Henderson, Hyde, Johnston, Mecklenburg, Moore, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Randolph, Robeson, Surry, Union, Wilson

Bible Records: Blackledge and Hatch, Bone, Bourden, Batts, Cheatham, Davis, Grandy, Hearne, Holmes, James, Lamm, Mashburn, Nelson, Pressly, Rochelle, Rhodes, Sutton, Taylor, Waller, Westbrook, White, Whittington, Williams

Church Records: Amity Methodist Church

Non-Textual Materials: Deshong Family Photograph Collection

Private Collections: W. T. Davis Store, Ralph Gorrell and Finley G. Stewart Manuscript Letters, Bank of Macon and Bank of Warren in Warrington, Perry Lefeaver’s Children’s Home Collection, A. H. Nabors Physician and Merchant Ledger, Oteen Magazine Bound Volume, Isaac Epps Ready Collection, Ridgecrest Scrapbook, Fragment of Unidentified Tyrell County Deed 10 March 1767, Unidentified Merchant Ledger in Warren County, L. Upshur Drug Company Ledger from Warrenton, Warrenton Department Store Daybook

July 2017 County Records: Alamance, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Carteret, Camden, Cumberland, Dare, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Guilford, Haywood, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Macon, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Perquimans, Union

Bible Records: Alexander, Carson, Dupree, Fuller

Private Collections: Christopher Zacharius O’Hagan Bright Family Papers

Non-Textual Materials: PhC.245: Brouillard family photographs, scrapbook, album, and ephemera

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.