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Box 1



Contains 36 Results:

Colonial record copies and information, 1963, 1980, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Contains typecripts and photocopies of colonial-era records, such as local meeting minutes and North Carolina state laws, related to the early days and membership of St. James, as well as those who were instrumental in its founding. Included are typescripts of colonial records held at the New Hanover County Library, and 1963 with London libraries regarding a request for War Office records from the Revolutionary War. 1980 correspondence contains typescript sections of the initial monetary...
Dates: 1963, 1980, undated

Architectural drawings and floor plans, 1922-1994, undated

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains 18 sets of architectural drawings, floor plans, and a topographic survey for the main church building and grounds, including of renovations and additions to the parish, gardens, Sunday school, and kitchen.

Dates: 1922-1994, undated

Swann, Waddell, and Haigh property indentures, 1876-1885

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Contains a set of property indentures to St. James of the Swann, Waddell, and Haigh families, who were connected by blood and/or marriage and exchanged property per the indentures.

Dates: 1876-1885

Property block sketch, 1880 November 09

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Contains a sketch of existing St. James property blocks and dates they were received. Four copies.

Dates: 1880 November 09

Grainger property deed, 1912, 1943

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Contains a 1912 deed for J. Victor Grainger regarding property near Third Street and Marsteller Street in Wilmington, which was once used as the Mission of the Ascension. Also contains a 1943 letter from George Elliott to Reverend Mortimer Glover regarding the receipt of the deed from Mrs. Grainger for inclusion in the parish files.

Dates: 1912, 1943

Property indentures and typescripts, 1837, 1860, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Contains two original indentures and various typescripts of property deeds and transfers related to the original land for St. James and its associated properties from the mid-1700s through the late 1800s. Several typescripts include drawn maps of the property boundaries and location or additional information about the original owners and members of the church.

Dates: 1837, 1860, undated

Building and architecture, 1965, 1973, 2012, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Contains histories and timelines of the physical building and architecture of the church, including about the stained glass, stylings, and furnishings, as well as three drawn images of the church. See Also For more information on the church building and associated renovations and upkeep, please refer to the Building and grounds...
Dates: 1965, 1973, 2012, undated

Junior League project research, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, typescripts, and information about the building history of St. James as collected for an unspecified Junior League project at an unknown date.

Dates: Undated

Research correspondence with Leora McEachern, 1975-1979

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Leora McEachern, then archivist and historian of St. James, and researchers looking into architects Thomas Ustick Walter and John Norris, who were involved in the new building of St. James in 1838. Also includes a January 1978 letter from the National Park Service regarding an on-site visit to determine if St. James qualified as a national historic landmark.

Dates: 1975-1979

Architecture and history, 1989, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Contains write-ups and research on the MacRae House, its history, and its architect, Henry Bacon. Also includes a dated list from Boney Architects and notes related to the architecural plans, as well as a 1989 interior design proposal for the house.

Dates: 1989, undated