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Scope and Contents

This series contains material related to the St. James vestry and its management of parish operations, including but not limited to business records, financial documents and ledgers, meeting minutes, membership registers, correspondence, personnel information, and results of vestry elections, as well as material on the maintenance of church property, gardens, and graveyard.

See Also

Additional vestry material directly related to a rector's time of service can be found within the files of the Rectors of St. James sub-series within the Clergy series.

For photographs of church members, events, and the graveyard and grounds, please refer to the Photographs series.


  • Creation: 1721-2017


Conditions Governing Access

Access to portions of this collection have been restricted by Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials and pursuant to extant statutory restrictions. Contact staff at the Center for Southeast North Carolina Archives and History ( for information on access to this collection.


From the Collection: 51 Containers (Contains 16 bankers boxes, 8 document boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 4 photo albums, 5 tube boxes, 7 card file boxes, and 6 flat files)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository