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 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.

March 2021

County Records: Tyrell, Hertford, Nash, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Rowan, Warren

Newspapers: Goldsboro News

Audiovisual Materials: Sampson County Turpentine Manufacturing Photos by Stephen G. Worth

State Records: Office of the Governor; Salisbury District Superior Court; Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources

Private Collections: Allison and Powell Family Papers; Corporal Howard Kingman Smith Letters; Cleophus D. Hendricks Family Papers; F. Roy Johnson Collection; Calvin Jones Papers; Joseph Allen Adams Papers; Weldon Nathaniel Edwards Papers; Julius Valentine Hoffman Papers; Mackie Family Papers; Overman Family Papers; Eloise Gray Robinson Scrapbook; Miles Sherrill Family Papers

March 2020

County Records: Tyrrell, Hertford, Nash, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Warren

Private Collections: Mackie Family Papers; Overman Family Papers; Eloise Gray Robinson Scrapbook; Miles Sherrill Family Papers

November 2019

County Records: Caldwell, Rowan, Vance

Audiovisual Materials: Prudence G. Boseman Photograph Collection, Reading Public Museum Lantern Slide Collection, Jack Williams photographs

State Records: Department of Transportation

Bible Records: Boone, Peal, Ricks

Genealogy Records: Barbara Ellis Patterson Genealogy Collection

Military Collection: Kenneth Wagner

Newspaper Collections: American, Statesville, NC; Landmark, Statesville, NC; Twin City Daily Sentinel, Winston-Salem, NC

Oral Histories: June St. Clair Atkinson, Cheri Beasley, Donna G. Kaiser, Joyce E. Locklear, DeLores S. Todd

Organizational Records: Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Private Collections: Bruce E. Johnson Collection; Emma Olive Weedon Collection; I. Beverly Lake Collection; William J. and Jennet Buie Sexton Long Family Papers; The Rev. Dr. Samuel Duncan McMillan Papers; Catherine D. Meekins Papers; Shaw and Faison Family Papers; Stirewalt Family Papers

September 2019

County Records: Anson, Caldwell, Camden, Duplin, Franklin, Guilford, Iredell, New Hanover, Rowan, Stanly, Tryon, Vance, Warren

Bible Records: Keel family; Fountain family

Organizational Records: National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century

Private Collections: William Cantwell Huggins Family Papers

July 2019

State Records: Department of the State Treasurer

County Records: Gaston, Vance

Private Collections: Wilson Hargett Jumper Family Papers; Jim Lee Photographs; Outer Banks History Center Ephemera Collection

Oral Histories: Elizabeth M. Bennett, Janis L. Ramquist, Elizabeth G. McCrodden, Banu Valladares, Edelmira I. Segovia, Lindsay E. Zanno

May 2019

County Records: Camden, Iredell, Rowan

Private Collections: Edward Greene Papers; Corolla photographs, unknown origin

Audiovisual Materials: William Cantwell Huggins Photograph Collection

January 2019

County Records: Alamance, Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Catawba, Cherokee, Chowan, Columbus, Duplin, Durham, Forsyth, Gates, Guilford, Hyde, Iredell, Jackson, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, McDowell, Rowan, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Wake, Warren, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yadkin

Bible Records: Seawell, Daniels

Foreign Records: British records, Scottish records

Private Collections: Edward Royden Clarke, Jr., Papers; Judith Harris Collection; William Joseph Hawkins Family; Joann Marie Davis: Allen, Carter, Davis, and Gwynn Family Papers; Dr. Houston G. Jones Papers; Ellen Z. McGrew Collection; Henry M. Michaux, Jr., Scrapbook and Papers; P. C. 21 Miscellaneous Collection; Elizabeth Huffer Reinecke Family Papers; Alvin Schaut Postcard Collection; Taft, Via, and Blalock Family Collection; Millie Dunn Veasey Papers; Wilkinson Family Collection; William Exer Williams: Rusty Williams Tent Show Collection; North Carolina City and Town Maps; Lawrence Smith & Co. Store Accounts; James G. Scott’s Cottage Farm Memorandum Book

September 2018

County Records: Alamance, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Caldwell

Bible Records: Cockrell, Kenerly, Russell, Shelton, Sledge

Private Collections: Asheville, NC, High School Booklet; PC.5276 Ephemera Collection; French Broad Lodge #292 Collection; Hennen Letters; Bill Norwood Collection; Claude Stoller Collection; J. D. Wall Collection; Sugg, Pender, and Wainwright Family Collection

State Agency Records: North Carolina Supreme Court, Clerk of Supreme Court records, Public Librarian Certification Commission, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs secretary’s correspondence file and statistical file

Military Collection: records from World War I, World War II, the Cold War and the Vietnam War

July 2018

County Records: Northampton

Bible Records: Ausley, Carr

Newspaper Collections: Burgaw, Mount Olive

Private Collections: Rob Christensen Collection; Beatrice MacArthur Collection; Ann R. Darden Journal; Leonidas Polk Denmark Papers; William Henry Johnston Jr. Memory Book; Pete Maravich and Vada Palma Papers; CCC Photographs; McNeill and McCormick Family Papers; Dorothy Eugenia Richards Collection; Walton H. and George H. Riggs Papers; Lawrence Smith & Co. Store Accounts at Dissolution of Partnership; Outer Banks Photographs; Taft, Via, Blalock Family, Wadesboro, Anson County Collection; Blanche Penland Browder Papers; Civilian Conservation Corps Collection; Nellie Idol Dill Papers; Joshua Lee, Merchant, General Merchandise Store; William C. Morris Papers; Odd Fellows Home Register of Children Received and Discharged; North Carolina Movie Theatres Collection; Isaac Epps Ready Collection; Elizabeth Winston Collection; and Whitefield/Whitfield, Snipes, and Hastings Family Papers

May 2018

County Records: Caldwell, Cleveland, Halifax, Hertford, Jackson, Robeson, Rockingham, Union, Wake, Warren

Municipal Records: Asheville

Miscellaneous Collections: Harris, Baum, Tillitt, and other Kitty Hawk families

Private Collections: Allen, Carter, and Gwynn Family Papers; Harry Bridgers Collection; Forest Service Reference Index Collection; Tex Ray Gallop Papers; Joshua Gardner, Black Mountain College, Research Collection; Harrell Gas and Coal Co.; Susan Iden Scrapbooks and Papers; Robert Landsberger Collection; Doan R. Ogden Notebook Collection; Walton H. and George H. Riggs Papers; Southern Shores Flat-Top Documentation Initiative Records, 2016-2017; Lyn Sutherland Collection; Tames Family Collection; Town of Manteo Collection; White Family Papers; Ralph Willis Collections

March 2018

County Records: Alamance, Alleghany, Avery, Beaufort, Buncombe, Caldwell, Camden, Catawba, Cherokee, Haywood, Johnston, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Moore, Pamlico, Perquimans, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Rowan, Stanly, Surry, Tyrrell, Wake, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, and Yadkin

Bible Records: Beall, Edsel, Fletcher, Moore, and Roberts

Private Collections: materials related to “The Lost Colony” outdoor drama; color photograph of the exterior of Fernando’s Restaurant; ephemera related to Currituck County politics; and a scrapbook of clippings related to the life of Martin Kellogg, Jr

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