Collection Number: 02676

Collection Title: Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959.

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Size .5 feet of linear shelf space
Abstract The collection of the white Bullock and Evans families of Vance County, N.C., and Granville County, N.C., contain late nineteenth and early twentieth-century women's journals kept by Sarah Cobb Bullock, Lillian Bullock, and Mary E. Bullock; Lillian Bullock's 1917 photograph album with images of Watts School of Nursing in Durham, N.C., and the Sarah Elizabeth Hospital in Henderson, N.C.; an 1860s autograph book of Richard A. Bullock from his student days at the University of North Carolina shortly before the Civil War; day planners of David Pirie Evans related to the construction and maintenance of the Kerr Lake Recreation Area in North Carolina in the early 1950s; genealogical and family history information; and materials related to the University of North Carolina.
Creator Bullock (Family : Vance County, N.C.)

Evans (Family : Vance County, N.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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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 Bullock and Evans Family Papers, #2676, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from William B. Hill of Boydton, Va., in 1944 and from David Melville Evans of Henderson, N.C., in April 2016 (Acc. 102566).
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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Bullock family members of Vance and Granville counties, N.C., represented in the collection include Sarah Cobb Bullock (fl. 1875), Lillian Bullock (fl. 1917), Mary E. Bullock (fl. 191-1926), and Richard A. Bullock (fl. 1860s).

Evans family members of Vance and Granville counties, N.C., represented in the collection include David Pirie Evans (1924-1983,) who served as director of the Kerr Lake Recreation Area in North Carolina during the mid 1950s.

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The collection of the white Bullock and Evans families of Vance County, N.C., and Granville County, N.C., contain late nineteenth and early twentieth-century women's journals kept by Sarah Cobb Bullock, Lillian Bullock, and Mary E. Bullock; Lillian Bullock's 1917 photograph album with images of Watts School of Nursing in Durham, N.C., and the Sarah Elizabeth Hospital in Henderson, N.C.; an 1860s autograph book of Richard A. Bullock from his student days at the University of North Carolina shortly before the Civil War; day planners of David Pirie Evans related to the construction and maintenance of the Kerr Lake Recreation Area in North Carolina in the early 1950s; genealogical and family history information; and materials related to the University of North Carolina.

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Box 1

Autograph book of R.A. Bullock, circa 1860s #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Box 1

Richard A. Bullock was a member of the last class of students at the University of North Carolina prior to its closing during the Civil War. Volume includes signatures, death dates, and other information for many individuals represented in the book.

Journal of Sarah Cobb Bullock, circa 1875 #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Box 1

Volume originally served as a ledger dating back to 1832.

Journal of Lillian Bullock, 1917 #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Box 1

Journal of Mary E. Bullock, 1919-1926 #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Box 1

Topics include court cases, weddings, work as a typhoid nurse, Horace Williams, and Williamsboro, N.C.

Day planners of David Pirie Evans, 1953-1955 #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Box 1

Planners are focused the construction and maintenance of the man-made Kerr Lake in North Carolina and Virginia. David Pirie Evans was a recreation director for Kerr Lake. Topics include construction, land management, drownings, and segregated swimming areas.

Family history materials #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Box 1

Includes place names and dates for ancestors from the 1700s.

University of North Carolina materials #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Box 1

Includes copies of diplomas.

Image Folder PF-2676/1

Photograph album, 1917 #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " PF-2676/1

Compiled by Lillian Bullock. Contains images of Watts School of Nursing in Durham, N.C., and the Sarah Elizabeth Hospital in Henderson, N.C.

Reel M-2676/1

Typed copy of notes on the Bullock family of Virginia and Granville County, N.C., 1900 #02676, Series: "Bullock and Evans Family Papers, 1832-1959 " Reel M-2676/1

Microfilm only. Original returned to the donor after filming in 1944.

Compiled by Sally Hamilton Bullock Boyd.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated: March 2019

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