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Junius D. Grimes Papers, 1885-2009

Manuscript Collection #571

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Title: Junius D. Grimes Papers
Creators: Grimes, Bryan, 1905-1997
Grimes, Junius Daniel, 1878-
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1885-2009) of prominent Washington, NC, attorney Junius Daniel Grimes, who was member of the firm Ward and Grimes, and his family and business associates, including correspondence, legal records, land records, financial papers, publications, taxes, installments, bills, survey, map, etc.
Extent: 27.56 Cubic feet, 60 archival boxes and 2 oversize folders, consisting of correspondence, legal records, land records, financial papers, publications, and miscellaneous.

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Accessions Information

December 12, 1988, 20 cubic feet; Files (1896-1944) of Washington, NC, attorney, consisting primarily of records of law firm Ward and Grimes. Gift of Mrs. Bryan Grimes, Washington, NC.

June 2, 2014, (unprocessed addition 1), 3.25 cubic feet; A large portion of this addition (from the Robert Grimes house in Plymouth, N.C.) includes records of the law firm Ward & Grimes and its successor Grimes & Grimes in Washington, N.C. These records include legal documents and notes (ca. 1885 through 1956) relating to deeds (sometimes family property), land disputes, estates and trustee actions. A second grouping of materials related to J. Bryan Grimes (son of Junius Grimes) includes correspondence (1926-1938), a 1973 marriage certificate re his 1938 marriage to his wife Bobby, a 1969 photograph and materials such as ball programs and a commencement program (1927-1929) pertaining to his time attending and graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A third grouping of papers consists of family tree charts for the Grimes, Needham Bryan, John O’Brien, Richard Grist, Sr., and Herritage families of Pitt and Beaufort Cos., N.C.; a 1998 boundary survey of Grimes Plantation in Pitt Co.; the 2009 architectural drawings for the restoration of the Bryan Grimes Plantation at Grimesland, Pitt Co.; a copy of the 1959 division map of the J. D. Grimes, Sr., estate called Pamlico Farm in Beaufort Co.; a 1981 survey done for the Washington Housing Authority Project N.C. 32-6 that includes part of Pamlico Farm and surrounding properties; and a 1964 survey showing the buildings of Camp Leach, run by the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina, in Washington, N.C. Gift of John Wharton Grimes, Sr.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Junius D. Grimes Papers (#571), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Bryan Grimes
  • Gift of John Wharton Grimes, Sr.

Processing Information

  • Processed by M. Boccaccio, May 1996

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Junius Daniel Grimes, son of Bryan and Charlotte Grimes, was born in Grimesland, NC (1878). He attended the Raleigh Male Academy, received a BA from the University of North Carolina (1899) and an LLB from Georgetown University (1902). He was admitted to the bar in 1902 and became solicitor in the First Judicial District. He practiced law in partnership with Hallett Sydney Ward in the firm of Ward and Grimes from 1905 until 1941 when his son, J. Bryan, joined the firm, which then became Grimes and Grimes. Secretary for Congressman John H. Small, Grimes was a member of the board of State Normal and Industrial College in Greensboro, NC (1919); and of the Washington, NC, Board of Education (1921-1923). He was also Beaufort County Attorney (1933); trustee of the NC College for Women (1932-1938); chairman of the Beaufort County Democratic Executive Committee (1935-1940); chairman of Committee One, Victory Liberty Loans (1942-1943); and a member of the Vestry at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Washington, NC.

Hallet Sydney Ward (1870-1956) attended public schools in Gates County, NC, the University of North Carolina, and was admitted to the bar in 1893. He was solicitor in the First Judicial District, a lawyer in Winton, NC (1893-1894) and in Plymouth, NC (1894-1904). He was mayor of Plymouth (1902-1903), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1921-1925), and a member of the NC State Senate (1931).

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The collection is arranged in seven series:

The general correspondence deals with a variety of topics and prominent among them is politics. While much of this material is related to state and local campaigns (1920-1940), presidential elections are also a major focus. Included are comments concerning President Harding and the fall in agricultural prices, William G. McAdoo's presidential ambitions (1924), propaganda of the Republican Party and Tammany Hall's defense of Southerners' rights (1928), and the nationwide registration of and voting by Negroes in Democratic primaries (1936). Files of the Beaufort County Democratic executive committee (1934-1940) concern the early Roosevelt presidential campaign and the state and local campaigns of Cameron Morrison (1932), Hallet Ward (1931), and others. Correspondents include Lindsay Warren, Robert R. Reynolds, Clyde Hoey, Thad Eure, John H. Small, James A. Farley, Josiah W. Bailey, Herbert C. Bonner, and C. L. Shuping.

Other correspondence pertains to education and Grimes's support of education both personally and professionally. Issues discussed include enrollments, bonds, resolutions, and school improvements for the Washington, NC, public school system (1920-1931; 1935-1936). Other topics include neighborhood-oriented schools (1920), school consolidation and the movement away from one-teacher school houses (June 1920), rural tuition payments (November 1925), class size and teacher salaries (January 1926), transportation (January 1927), and the cost of nine-month schools (June 1935). A file on the University of North Carolina consolidation includes executive committee minutes, resolutions, and a report of the Commission on University Consolidation (1936). Other materials include a concert program from the NC College for Negroes with an announcement of the event (July 1941).

Correspondence and case files pertain to Grimes's position as the attorney for the Little Swift Creek Drainage District (1920-1929). Information includes boundary line surveys; interpretation of drainage district laws; procedures for establishing districts and electing commissioners; ownership guidelines; taxes and other assessments; bond establishment; and construction, maintenance, and improvements. Similar files exist for other districts including Albemarle (1917-1920), Juniper Bay (1917-1918), Mattamuskeet (1924-1925), and Blakely Swamp (1923-1929). Associated interests include suits against district commissioners (1911), districts falling into receivership (1918-1919), acreage disputes (1919-1928), and the National Industrial Recovery Program claim on lands in Hyde County for a wildlife refuge (1935).

Further correspondence and records pertain to paving, building, and extending roads; petitions to have streets paved (1920); road plans to avoid railroad crossings (1921); the inspection, licensing and insurance of automobiles (1922); road condition surveys of the State Highway Commission (1925); the use of convict labor in road construction (1928); extension and improvements of the road from Washington to Greenville (1929); Civil Works Authority road construction approval (1933); bond indebtedness (1935); hard surfacing (1936); and dynamite used in road improvements (1941).

Correspondence between the Colored Interracial Committee and the White Interracial Committee, both of Washington, NC, contains recommendations concerning the condition of the Negro section of town. These include suggestions for the improvement, cleaning, maintenance, and paving of streets; provision of stop signs; repair of water mains; school construction; and the policing of the Negro cemetery. Other race-related material includes information on a favorable report from the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on an anti-lynching law (1921), a court case against the Board of Graded School Trustees over mixed-race children (1922), the case of an Episcopal Negro Englishman church worker who was wrongly accused of immorality (1926), a Democratic Party resolution to keep the party white (1936), and correspondence from the Beaufort County Democratic executive committee commenting that the party should be a white man's party (1937).

The collection's legal files consist of general and litigation files. The general files include wills, land and timber deeds, chattel mortgages, contracts, petitions, bankruptcies, alimony payments, court calendars, and juror lists. The litigation files are more extensive and pertain to both civil and criminal law. Many cases involve liquor, including the illegal production of rum (1919) and whiskey (1926), and drunk driving (1921, 1926). Criminal cases involving major incidents of embezzlement include those of Beaufort County Sheriff W. B. Windley concerning a shortage of drainage district taxes (1917-1922); of C. H. Godwin regarding illegal fund transfers and accounting inaccuracies at a bank in Williamston, NC (1921-1925); of T. J. Mann pertaining to the misappropriation of Hyde County Board of Education money (1923-1936); and of the secretary of a fraternal benefit society implicated in missing insurance benefits (1933).

Grimes's local government activities are reflected in his records pertaining to the Washington, NC, Board of Alderman (1907-1908) and the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners (1928-1944). Documented are a land dispute with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (1906), plans for a street railway company franchise (1907), railroad bridge concerns, bonds for the Eastern Training School and street improvements (1907), city utility expenditures (1907-1908), and mayoral jurisdiction questions (1908). Other topics discussed are downtown development of shops and a theatre (1919-1928), telephone service (1920), rural electrification and the Rural Electrification Administration (1934, 1936), the possible restoration of Bath, NC (1938), a timber breakwater at the mouth of Pantego Creek in Belhaven Harbor, NC (1939-1942), and the dividing lines between Beaufort and Martin counties (1935-1937) and Beaufort and Craven counties.

Records pertaining to the economy and taxes include information on an installment plan revenue bill (1931); the First Congressional District Tax Relief Association (1933); sales and food tax; Civil Works Administration funds for county work projects that involved the Caswell Training School in Kinston, NC (1933); Beaufort County Home improvements (1933); property taxes (1934); Civilian Conservation Corps forestry work; Norfolk Southern Railroad back taxes (1934); the Bankhead Bill (1935); and liquor taxes (1937).

Throughout the collection, land issues and land development are noted. Correspondence and flyers from land companies include information on investment potential, lists of Beaufort County RFD inhabitants, and the Virginia-NC Joint Stock Land Bank (1920-1923). Files on the Clarendon Coal Field Company (1920-1939) involved a company in Moore and Chatham counties, NC, for which J. Bryan Grimes served as director. Information includes stock advertisements (1923), oil and gas royalties, and timber sales (1930). These records also contain lists of stockholders with their amounts of stock noted, maps of the field, clippings, director's meeting minutes, financial statements, and company debts. Other records include information on land dispute cases concerning the Currituck Sound Swan Island Club (1930-1931) and land and fishing rights of squatters on Bogue Banks (1942-1944).

Further files contain information pertaining to suits against railroads that involved improper cutting and removal of timber (1909-1910), killing of farm animals (1909-1911), damage or loss of freight (1922-1924), fires started from engine sparks (1922, 1927-1928), and accidents (1932-1933). One particularly well documented case concerned a fire caused by an unsafe heating apparatus in a freight depot that resulted in damage to surrounding warehouses owned by the S. R. Fowle and Son Company of Washington, NC (1907-1908).

War-related correspondence concerns Mexican border fighting, World War I, and World War II. Correspondence from Colonel Wiley C. Rodman describes preparations for surveillance of the Mexican border by the Second NC Infantry, first at Camp Glenn, NC, and later at Camp Steward in El Paso, TX (1916). World War I related material includes records pertaining to Grimes's appointment as chairman of the #1 Victory Liberty Loan Committee (1919); information on the Lafayette Flying Squadron, a U.S. volunteer flying corps that was connected with the French Army (1919); and a Battery B celebration for the 113th U.S. Field Artillery. World War II records concern the establishment of a local Selective Service Board (1940); selective service petitions to avoid service (1942-1943); the naming of Liberty ships and Merchant Marine ships built in Wilmington, NC (1943); and the Red Cross War Fund (1943). Other war-time materials pertain to crop allotments, threshing records, and licenses (1942); the abolition of the Farm Security Administration and the Farm Crop Service Program (1943); farm defense program forms that include estimates of production; a strike at an industrial plant (1943); and mob violence near Williamston, NC (1943).

Grimes was a member of the Vestry of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Washington, NC, and church activities are often mentioned in correspondence including finances; Vestry minutes; the church's 100th anniversary (1922); the transfer of graves to make space for aparish house annex (1926-1944); synod meetings (1942); liquidation of the diocesan debt (1943); Bishop Thomas Wright's election (1945); and the thirty-year consecration anniversary celebration of Bishop Thomas C. Darst. Other religious and charitable concerns mentioned were Thompson Orphanage (1919, 1941); the "Holy Rollers" (Pentecostals) and their annual meeting between Grimesland and Chocowinity, NC (1922); the Children's Home Society of NC (1925); a property dispute involving the Smithwick Creek Primitive Baptist Church (1930-1934); Caswell Training School in Kinston, NC (1933); the Beaufort County Public Welfare Department (1935); and the Children's Home Society (1941). Correspondence also mentions various health issues that affected the community including malaria, tuberculosis (1919-1920), influenza (1920), sterilization (1935), and venereal disease (1937).

Miscellaneous items and case files include information on a worker's compensation hearing (1931); the Stone Mountain Memorial Commission (1924); a survey of Knobs Creek and the Elizabeth City harbor for the purpose of providing a turning basin for barges and tugs (1925); arrest and detention laws (1936); Beaufort County's jail architecture (1938); and Venable and Moore family genealogical information. Oversized materials complete the collection and include a penciled drawing of various Washington, NC, businesses located on the wharf including S. R. Fowle, J. and W. Havens, and Morris's; a map of disputed land near Broad Creek; and a map of lands claimed by the state that are north and west of the Pungo River (February 1897). Other large items include Pungo River drainage tax lists (1917-1922).

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Card Catalog Entries Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Reading Room's card catalog. This system is no longer maintained, but it is left in place to help on-site researchers locate particular topics in the collection.

Geographic Entries :

  • North Carolina, Beaufort County
  • North Carolina, Pitt County

Autograph Entries :

  • Allen, A[rch] T[urner] 1926
  • Aydlett, E[dwin] F. 1921
  • Bailey, J[osiah] W[illiam] (27) 1924, 1926, 1930, 1932-1935, 1945
  • Boney, Dan[iel] C. 1934
  • Bonner, Herbert C[ovington] (20) 1934, 1936, 1939, 1942-1943
  • Bowie, Tam [Thomas] C[ontee] (3) 1931
  • Brogden, Willis J[ames] (2) 1931, 1933
  • Brooks, E[dward] C[lyde] 1933
  • Broughton, J[oseph] M[elville] (8) 1933-1934, 1936, 1940, 1943-1944
  • Brummitt, Dennis G[arfield] (14) 1923, 1927, 1932-1934
  • Byrd, Harry F[lood] 1943
  • Carr, J[ames] O[zborn] 1938
  • Clarkson, Heriot (2) 1938, 1941
  • Coates, Albert (10) 1933, 1935, 1937-1938, 1943
  • Connor, H[enry] G[roves] (15) 1921-1922, 1924, 1927
  • Connor, R[obert] D[igges] W[imberley] 1934
  • Cook, James P. 1924
  • Cooley, Harold D[unbar] 1933
  • Crittenden, C[harles] C[hristopher] (3) 1938, 1941, 1943
  • Daniels, Josephus 1943
  • Darst, Thomas C[ampbell] (6) 1928, 1932, 1941, 1945
  • Dellinger, David P. 1932
  • Devin, W[illiam] A[ugustus] 1933
  • Ehringhaus, J[ohn] C[hristoph] B[lucher] (3) 1921, 1928, 1931
  • Eure, Thad[deus Armie] (5) 1936-1938, 1941
  • Farley, James A. (8) 1934, 1936, 1938
  • Foust, Julius I[saac] (6) 1931-1933
  • Goerch, Carl (2) 1938, 1943
  • Graham, A[lexander] H[awkins] (5) 1935-1936
  • Graham, Frank P[orter] (6) 1931, 1936, 1939-1941
  • Grimes, J[ohn] Bryan (108) 1909, 1912-1913, 1919-1922
  • Hamilton, J[oseph] G[regoire] de Roulac (5) 1934, 1936, 1942
  • Harrelson, J[ohn] W[illiam] (5) 1933, 1936, 1941
  • Hill, D[aniel] H[arvey] (3) 1924
  • Hill, John Sprunt 1936
  • Hoey, Clyde R[oark] (5) 1936, 1938-1939
  • Horton, W[ilkins] P[erryman] (4) 1930, 1935, 1938
  • Joyner, J[ames] Y[adkin] 1923
  • Keogh, Eugene J[ames] (2) 1943-1944
  • Kerr, John H[osea], [Jr.] (2) 1933, 1942
  • Larkins, John D[avis] (8) 1938-1940
  • Laughinghouse, Charles O'H[agan] 1919
  • London, Henry M[auger] (5) 1932-1934
  • MacLean, A[ngus] D[hu] (31) 1924-1925, 1928, 1931-1937
  • Manning, J[ames] S. 1932
  • Maxwell, A[llen] J[ay] 1933
  • McMullen, Harry, Sr. (10) 1934-1935, 1938-1939, 1941, 1943
  • Meekins, I[saac] M[elson] (9) 1925-1926, 1928, 1930-1931, 1935-1936
  • Morrison, Cameron [A.] (16) 1930-1932, 1936
  • Murphy, Walter 1924
  • Overman, Lee S[later] (4) 1920, 1926
  • Pell, George 1924
  • Pou, George R[oss]] (11) 1928, 1930, 1932, 1936, 1939
  • Pou, James H[inton] (4) 1928, 1931-1932
  • Reynolds, Robert R[ice] (21) 1931, 1933, 1935-1937, 1943
  • Rodman, W[illiam] B[lount], [II] (26) 1916, 1918, 1923, 1925, 1934, 1936, 1937
  • Rodman, W[illiam] B[lount], [III], Jr. (61) 1915, 1921-1922, 1924-1928, 1931-1939, 1941-1943, 1945
  • Royall, Kenneth 1935
  • Scott, W[illiam] Kerr (4) 1937, 1939-1940, 1944
  • Seawell, A[aron] A. F. (20) 1935-1938
  • Shuping, C[larence] L[eroy] (7) 1930, 1933-1934
  • Siler, Walter D. (2) 1926
  • Small, John H[umphrey] (34) 1914, 1919-1921, 1933-1938
  • Spilman, Johnetta [Webb] (2) 1937
  • Stacy, W[alter] P[arker] 1925
  • Taylor, H[oyt] P[atrick], [Sr.] (5) 1928, 1930, 1934
  • Wade, Stacey W. (11) 1926-1927, 1931, 1933-1936
  • Ward, H[allett] S[ydney] (28) 1921-1924, 1926, 1928, 1931-1932, 1934-1935, 1940, 1943
  • Warren, Lindsay C[arter] (11) 1920, 1926-1927, 1935-1939
  • Waynick, Capus [Miller] (10) 1935-1937
  • Webb, E[dwin] Y. 1943
  • Winborne, J[ohn] Wallace (9) 1934, 1936-1937
  • Winborne, Stanley (5) 1932, 1936, 1938

Subject Entries :

  • ALBEMARLE CO., NC--Drainage Districts
  • BEAUFORT CO., NC--Drainage Districts
  • BEAUFORT CO., NC--Labor and Laboring Classes
  • BOGUE BANKS, NC--Squatters
  • BOND ISSUES--Beaufort Co., NC
  • BOUNDARIES--Beaufort and Craven Cos., NC
  • BOUNDARIES--Beaufort and Martin Cos., NC
  • BUILDING AND ARCHITECTURE--Beaufort Co., NC--Prisons
  • BUSINESS AND COMMERCE--Electric Power Distribution--Beaufort Co., NC
  • CHARITIES--Caswell Training School
  • CHARITIES--Orphans and Orphan Asylums--Children's Home Society of NC
  • CHARITIES--Orphans and Orphan Asylums--Thompson Orphanage
  • CONSERVATION--Wildlife--Hyde Co., NC
  • CRIME AND PUNISHMENT--Automobiles--Drunkenness
  • CRIME AND PUNISHMENT--Distilling, Illicit
  • CRIME AND PUNISHMENT--Embezzlement--North Carolina
  • CRIME AND PUNISHMENT--Law and Legislation
  • CRIME AND PUNISHMENT--Sheriffs--Beaufort Co., NC
  • DISASTERS--Fires--Beaufort Co., NC
  • ECONOMY--1921
  • EDUCATION--COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES--North Carolina Central University
  • EDUCATION--COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES--University of North Carolina
  • EDUCATION--PUBLIC SCHOOLS--School Houses--Beaufort County, NC
  • ELECTIONS--NC General Assembly--1931
  • ELECTIONS--U.S. Congress--1932
  • ELECTIONS--U.S. President--1924
  • ELECTIONS--U.S. President--1928
  • ELECTIONS--U.S. President--1933
  • GREENVILLE, NC--Transportation
  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE--Diseases--Influenza
  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE--Diseases--Malaria
  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE--Diseases--Tuberculosis
  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE--Diseases--Venereal Disease
  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE--Sterilization (Birth Control)
  • HYDE CO., NC--Drainage Districts
  • INSURANCE--Automobiles--1932
  • INSURANCE--Worker's Compensation
  • INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS--Drainage Districts
  • LABOR--Convict Labor
  • LABOR--Strikes--1943
  • LAND--Bogue Banks, NC
  • LAND--Disputes--Bogue Banks, NC
  • LAND--Organizations--Virginia-NC Joint Stock Land Bank
  • LAND--Organizations--Washington-Beaufort County Land Company
  • LAND--Real Property--Beaufort, Co., NC
  • LAW AND LAWYERS--Beaufort Co., NC
  • MEMORIALS--1924
  • MINES AND MINING--Coal--Moore and Chatham Cos., NC
  • NEGROES--Music
  • NEGROES--Politics and Government--1938
  • NORTHAMPTON CO., NC--Drainage Districts
  • PASQUOTANK CO., NC--General Description and History
  • POLITICS--Democratic Party
  • POLITICS--Democratic Party--NC
  • POLITICS--Democratic Party--NC--Organizations
  • POLITICS--Negro Vote--1938
  • POLITICS--Republican Party--NC--1926
  • RELIGION--Episcopal--Race Relations
  • RELIGION--Episcopal--Washington, NC
  • RELIGION--Pentecostals
  • RELIGION--Primitive Baptist
  • SEGREGATION--Washington, NC
  • SOCIAL PROBLEMS--Aggressiveness
  • SOCIAL PROBLEMS--Race Relations--Organizations
  • SPORTS--Hunting--Currituck Co., NC
  • TAXATION--Beaufort Co., NC--20th Century
  • TAXATION--Liquors
  • TAXATION--Railroads
  • TAXATION--Sales Tax
  • TRANSPORTATION--Automobiles
  • TRANSPORTATION--Railroads--Accidents
  • TRANSPORTATION--Railroads--Atlantic Coastline Railroad
  • TRANSPORTATION--Railroads--Disputes
  • TRANSPORTATION--Railroads--Law and Legislation
  • TRANSPORTATION--Railroads--Washington, NC
  • TRANSPORTATION--Roads--Beaufort Co., NC
  • TRANSPORTATION--Roads--Pitt Co., NC
  • U.S.--CONGRESS--Law and Legislation
  • U.S.--DEPARTMENTS, COMMISSIONS, AGENCIES--Civil Works Administration
  • U.S.--MILITARY--Army--Camp Life
  • U.S.--MILITARY--Army--Units--2nd NC Infantry
  • WAR--WORLD WAR I--Aerial Operations
  • WAR--WORLD WAR I--Aftermath
  • WAR--WORLD WAR I--Homefront
  • WAR--WORLD WAR I--Units--30th Division, 113th U.S. Field Artillery
  • WAR--WORLD WAR II--Draft
  • WAR--WORLD WAR II--Homefront
  • WAR--WORLD WAR II--Homefront--Beaufort Co., NC
  • WAR--WORLD WAR II--Homefront--Martin Co., NC
  • WAR--WORLD WAR II--Navy--Ships
  • WASHINGTON, NC--General Description and History
  • WELFARE RELIEF--Agencies--Civilian Conservation Corps

Genealogy Entries :

  • MOORE FAMILY--Beaufort Co., NC
  • VENABLE FAMILY--Granville Co., NC

Date Entries :

  • 1915-1919
  • 1920-1929
  • 1930-1939
  • 1940-1945

Images below are listed alphabetically by subject. This list reflects only those portions of the collection for which negatives have been prepared.

Description: Century Theater looking towards stage; lobby Junius D. Grimes Papers
Location: Virginia-Petersburg
Date: 1900's
Call Number: p-#571/1, 2

Description: White's Movie Theater, W. 5th St. built in 1914. Junius D. Grimes Papers
Location: Greenville, N.C.
Date: 1900's
Call Number: p-#571.55.e/3, 4

Container List Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Box 1#0571.1
Series I - General Correspondence: 1915-March 1921
Box 2#0571.2
Series I - General Correspondence: April 1921-June 1922
Box 3#0571.3
Series I - General Correspondence: July 1922-June 1924
Box 4#0571.4
Series I - General Correspondence: July 1924 - April 1926
Box 5#0571.5
Series I - General Correspondence: May 1926-October 1927
Box 6#0571.6
Series I - General Correspondence: November 1927-December 1928
Box 7#0571.7
Series I - General Correspondence: January 1929-April 1930
Box 8#0571.8
Series I - General Correspondence: May 1930-May 1931
Box 9#0571.9
Series I - General Correspondence: June 1931-June 1932
Box 10#0571.10
Series I - General Correspondence: July 1932-October 1933
Box 11#0571.11
Series I - General Correspondence: November 1933-December 1934
Box 12#0571.12
Series I - General Correspondence: January-June 1935
Box 13#0571.13
Series I - General Correspondence: July 1935-March 1936
Box 14#0571.14
Series I - General Correspondence: April 1936-February 1937
Box 15#0571.15
Series I - General Correspondence: March 1937-January 1938
Box 17#0571.17
Series I - General Correspondence: January-September 1939
Box 18#0571.18
Series I - General Correspondence: October 1939-August 1940
Box 19#0571.19
Series I - General Correspondence: September 1940-September 1941
Box 20#0571.20
Series I - General Correspondence: October 1941-August 1942
Box 21#0571.21
Series I - General Correspondence: September 1942-June 1943
Box 22#0571.22
Series I - General Correspondence: July 1943-April 1944
Box 23#0571.23
Series II - Legal Materials: 1904-1929
Box 24#0571.24
Series II - Legal Materials: 1930-1936
Box 25#0571.25
Series II - Legal Materials: 1937-1944
Box 26#0571.26
Series III - Case Files: Albemarle Drainage District 1917-1920
Box 26#0571.26
Allen vs Norfolk Southern Railroad 1909-1911
Box 26#0571.26
Allen Swamp 1913
Box 26#0571.26
Beaufort-Martin County Dividing Line 1935-1937
Box 26#0571.26
Beaufort County Law Library Association 1910-1914
Box 26#0571.26
Bank of Belhaven 1927-1932
Box 26#0571.26
Blakely Swamp Drainage District 1923-1929
Box 27#0571.27
Series III - Case Files: Bonds 1933-1934
Box 27#0571.27
Bowen vs Bowen 1920-1925
Box 27#0571.27
Bowen vs Roper Lumber Company 1910-1913
Box 27#0571.27
Brickell vs U.S. 1933-1934
Box 27#0571.27
Bridgeman vs Knights of Hyde 1933-1936
Box 27#0571.27
Brinkley vs Washington Horse Exchange 1924-1928
Box 27#0571.27
S. T. Brooks vs Bishop 1915-1916
Box 27#0571.27
Isabella Bryan Estate 1921-1928
Box 28#0571.28
Series III - Case Files: Isabella Bryan Estate - Legal Materials; A. B. Carrington 1920
Box 28#0571.28
Carrow Tracts 1931-1947
Box 28#0571.28
Chapman Mortgage 1934-1945
Box 28#0571.28
Carter vs Drainage Commissioners 1911
Box 28#0571.28
Clarendon Coal Field 1920-1927
Box 29#0571.29
Series III - Case Files: Clarendon Coal Field 1928-1939
Box 29#0571.29
Craven Chemical Company vs Thompson 1923-1927
Box 29#0571.29
Cutler vs Cutler 1917
Box 29#0571.29
Daniel et al vs Peele et al 1930-1934
Box 29#0571.29
Ellis vs Moore Lumber Company 1913
Box 29#0571.29
Eureka Lumber Company vs Wallace 1916-1920
Box 29#0571.29
Farm Loan Association 1917-1921
Box 29#0571.29
Farmer et al vs Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association 1930
Box 29#0571.29
Ficklen-Webb Tobacco Company 1917
Box 29#0571.29
Flower and Still vs Norfolk Southern Railroad 1922-1924
Box 30#0571.30
Series III - Case Files: S. R. Fowle 1906-1933
Box 30#0571.30
S. R Fowle and Son vs Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 1903, 1907-1908
Box 30#0571.30
S. R. Fowle Miscellaneous 1913-1922
Box 30#0571.30
Fowle vs Fodrey 1925-1926
Box 30#0571.30
Fowle and Son vs Alex Mitchell 1905-1912
Box 30#0571.30
S. R. Fowle Partnership 1917-1924
Box 31#0571.31
Series III - Case Files: Fowle vs Willard1918-1923
Box 31#0571.31
S. R. Fowle Land Records 1907-1910
Box 31#0571.31
S. R. Fowle - Legal Materials; S. R. Fowle and Son Surveys; Garland vs Nissen1918-1924
Box 31#0571.31
Godley Land Division 1918-1919
Box 31#0571.31
Godley et al vs Mint Cola Bottling Company 1920-1924
Box 32#0571.32
Series III - Case Files: Good Roads Association 1915-1920
Box 32#0571.32
Gordon vs Norfolk Southern Land Company 1919-1929
Box 32#0571.32
Griffin vs State Highway Commission 1923-1927
Box 32#0571.32
Harrison vs Darden 1917-1943
Box 33#0571.33
Series III - Case Files: Harrison vs Darden - Legal Materials; Higson vs First National Bank of Greenville1913-1915
Box 33#0571.33
History of County Line; Alice Hoffman 1942-1944
Box 33#0571.33
Holly vs Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 1904-1910
Box 33#0571.33
Hyde County vs T. J. Mann 1923-1936
Box 34#0571.34
Series III - Case Files: Hyde County vs T. J. Mann - Legal Materials; Hyde County Board of Education vs New Holland Corporation1931
Box 34#0571.34
Hackney Buggy Company - Legal Materials; Independent Cooperage Company vs Pamlico Cooperage1916-1929
Box 34#0571.34
Jackson Swamp Land 1924-1926
Box 35#0571.35
Series III - Case Files: Jackson Swamp Land 1927-1929
Box 35#0571.35
John vs Southern Railroad Company et al 1916-1918
Box 35#0571.35
Johnson vs Wayne Hardwood Company et al 1916-1918
Box 35#0571.35
Juniper Bay Drainage District 1917-1918
Box 35#0571.35
Keaton-Virginia North Carolina Joint Stock Land Bank 1922-1924
Box 35#0571.35
Kirk Boat Manufacturing Company 1929
Box 35#0571.35
Latham et al vs Roanoke Railroad and Lumber Company 1909-1910
Box 35#0571.35
Lesopky-Virginia North Carolina Joint Stock Land Bank 1918-1924
Box 35#0571.35
Little Swift Creek Drainage District 1919-1924
Box 36#0571.36
Series III - Case Files: Little Swift Creek Drainage District - Legal Materials; Little Swift Creek Drainage District - Taxes 1925-1929
Box 37#0571.37
Series III - Case Files: Little Swift Creek Drainage District vs East Carolina Lumber Company1926-1927
Box 37#0571.37
Lewis vs McAdoo and Norfolk Southern Railroad 1917-1919
Box 37#0571.37
Luccas vs Salmons Dredging Company 1939-1942
Box 37#0571.37
Mann et al vs Wilbanks et al 1918-1927
Box 37#0571.37
Marshville Cotton Mills vs Maslin et al 1930
Box 37#0571.37
Martin-Beaufort County Line 1937-1939
Box 38#0571.38
Series III - Case Files: Mattamuskeet Board of Drainage Commissioners vs Carter et al1914-1925
Box 38#0571.38
Mayo et al vs Bragaw et al 1926-1944
Box 38#0571.38
Mills vs Washington-Vandemere Railroad Company; Stuart Moore Claims 1912
Box 38#0571.38
Muse vs Roanoke Railroad and Lumber Company 1912-1913
Box 38#0571.38
Norfolk Southern Railroad vs Burrell 1923-1924
Box 38#0571.38
Norfolk Tent and Awning Company vs Frank Young 1924-1927
Box 38#0571.38
William North 1902-1903
Box 38#0571.38
Owens vs Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 1934
Box 38#0571.38
Dewey Parker vs Pamlico Chemical Company 1918
Box 38#0571.38
Pine Lumber Company vs Moore Lumber Company 1911-1914
Box 38#0571.38
Proctor and Gaskins Land 1917
Box 39#0571.39
Series III - Case Files: Railroads 1918-1920
Box 39#0571.39
Ratcliffe vs New Holland Corporation; Redditt vs Washington and Vandemere Railroad Company et al 1910
Box 39#0571.39
Reorganization, First National Bank - Legal Materials; Reynolds Tobacco Company vs Simmons et al1924-1925
Box 39#0571.39
Richmond Cedar Works - Abstracts, Dare County
Box 40#0571.40
Series III - Case Files: Richmond Cedar Works vs Albemarle Lumber Company1906-1915
Box 40#0571.40
Richmond Cedar Works vs Roper Lumber Company 1923
Box 40#0571.40
Rogerson Land 1919
Box 40#0571.40
Theodora G. Rodman 1924-1926
Box 40#0571.40
Ross and Wife vs Roanoke Railroad and Lumber Company 1910
Box 40#0571.40
Rowland vs Norfolk Southern Railroad 1917-1918
Box 40#0571.40
Saunders and Cox Timber Land 1929-1933
Box 41#0571.41
Series III - Case Files: Saunders and Cox Lands - Legal Materials; Sawyer vs East Carolina Lumber Company1927-1928
Box 41#0571.41
Scott vs Virginia-North Carolina Joint Stock Land Bank 1923-1924
Box 41#0571.41
Smith vs Washington Horse Exchange; Southern Truck and Car Corporation 1918-1920
Box 41#0571.41
Morris Spruill Lumber Company 1930-1937
Box 41#0571.41
State vs Godwin 1921-1925
Box 41#0571.41
State vs Godwin - Legal Materials
Box 42#0571.42
Series III - Case Files: State vs Godwin - Legal Materials; State vs T. J. Mann1923-1936
Box 42#0571.42
State vs T. J. Mann - Legal Materials; State vs W. B. Windley 1917-1922
Box 42#0571.42
State vs W. B. Windley - Financial Materials
Box 43#0571.43
Series III - Case Files: State vs W. B. Windley - Financial Materials; State Hospital vs Styron1906-1914
Box 43#0571.43
Stone Mountain Memorial Commission 1924
Box 43#0571.43
Stubbs vs Chicago Mill and Lumber Company et al 1930-1932
Box 43#0571.43
Suits vs Farmers Cotton Oil Company 1920-1922
Box 43#0571.43
Swan Island Club vs Gregory et al 1930-1931
Box 43#0571.43
Swan Island Club - Legal Materials
Box 44#0571.44
Series III - Case Files: Tobacco Compact Law 1936-1937
Box 44#0571.44
Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association 1924-1925 Crop
Box 45#0571.45
Series III - Case Files: Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association 1924-1925 Crop
Box 46#0571.46
Series III - Case Files: Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association 1924-1925 Crop; Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association - Participation Sheets 1922-1925
Box 46#0571.46
Tranters Farm 1923-1932
Box 46#0571.46
Tranters Farm - Legal and Financial Materials
Box 47#0571.47
Series III - Case Files: UNC Consolidation 1932-1938
Box 47#0571.47
Upton and Company vs Norfolk Southern Railroad 1920-1927
Box 47#0571.47
U.S. vs Land in Hyde County 1933-1935
Box 47#0571.47
U.S. vs Otis Hardy 1910-1913
Box 48#0571.48
Series III - Case Files: Virginia-North Carolina Joint Stock Land Bank 1920-1923
Box 48#0571.48
Virginia-North Carolina Joint Stock Land Bank - Cecil Wilkins 1922-1923
Box 48#0571.48
Virginia-North Carolina Joint Stock Land Bank - Grant Wilkinson; Hallett Ward 1925-1926
Box 48#0571.48
H. S. Ward House 1929-1932
Box 48#0571.48
R. R. Warren 1909-1915
Box 48#0571.48
Washington, NC 1906-1908
Box 48#0571.48
Washington Horse Exchange vs Boston 1923-1926
Box 48#0571.48
Washington Horse Exchange vs Cutler 1916
Box 48#0571.48
Washington Horse Exchange vs Louisville and Nashville Railroad 1912-1916
Box 48#0571.48
Washington Horse Exchange vs Springer 1912
Box 49#0571.49
Series III - Case Files: Washington Public Schools 1921-1931
Box 49#0571.49
Washington Tobacco Warehouse 1913-1922
Box 49#0571.49
Washington Tobacco Warehouse Association - Legal Materials; Washington Tobacco Warehouse Association - Financial Materials; Weatherington vs Whitford; West vs Higgs et al1917
Box 50#0571.50
Series III - Case Files: Westbrook Elevator Company vs Washington Horse Exchange1922-1927
Box 50#0571.50
Williams Farm 1919-1930
Box 50#0571.50
Williams Farm - Legal Materials; Willis vs Norfolk Southern Railroad1914
Box 50#0571.50
Windley vs Winfield 1911-1916
Box 50#0571.50
Woodley Land; Legal Publications
Box 51#0571.51
Series IV - Political Materials: NC Legislature 1930-1931
Box 51#0571.51
Insurance Amendment 1932-1934
Box 51#0571.51
Cameron Morrison Campaign 1932
Box 51#0571.51
Hallett S. Ward Campaign 1931-1934
Box 51#0571.51
Presidential Campaign 1936-1937
Box 51#0571.51
Presidential Campaign - Printed Material; Campaigns - Printed Material; W. B. Rodman III - Campaign 1945
Box 52#0571.52
Series IV - Political Materials: Beaufort County Democratic Executive Committee 1934-1940
Box 52#0571.52
Beaufort County Democratic Executive Committee - Resolutions and Minutes 1934-1940
Box 52#0571.52
Beaufort County Democratic Executive Committee - Lists; Beaufort County Democratic Executive Committee - Printed Material
Box 53#0571.53
Series V - Grimes Family: Grimes Family Land 1911-1932
Box 53#0571.53
Grimes Family - Taxes 1922-1927
Box 53#0571.53
Grimes Family - Miscellaneous; Anna L. Grimes - Interests 1915-1932
Box 53#0571.53
J. Bryan and Alston Grimes - Debts 1923-1924
Box 54#0571.54
W. D. Grimes - Interests 1918-1932
Box 54#0571.54
W. D. Grimes - Loan 1916-1931
Box 54#0571.54
Theodora Rodman - Land 1904-1923
Box 54#0571.54
Sale to Pamlico Brick and Tile Company 1911-1912
Box 54#0571.54
Timber Sale 1923-1925
Box 54#0571.54
Series VI - Junius Grimes Personal Files: Battery B Celebration 1919-1923
Box 54#0571.54
Beaufort County Board of Commissioners 1928-1944
Box 54#0571.54
Board of Aldermen, Washington, NC 1907-1908
Box 56#0571.56
Series VI - Junius Grimes Personal Files: Thomas H. Wright Election 1945
Box 56#0571.56
Series VII - Printed Material: Agriculture; Beaufort County, NC; Chicago World's Fair 1934
Box 56#0571.56
North Carolina

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