2016archivemonth

From Moonshine To Microbrews

October is Archives Month. The Society of North Carolina Archivists  has proposed the theme “From Moonshine to Microbrews: North Carolina’s Brewing History.” The State Archives of North Carolina has created a display of records and artifacts chronicling major moments in the timeline of alcohol legislation in North Carolina. Come on out to the search room to…

Completed Wills Projects – Lincoln and Bladen Counties

The Records Description Unit recently completed two county original wills projects. These records are available for research in the State Archives of North Carolina’s Search Room. The Bladen County Wills, 1882-1968, are arranged alphabetically by surname and have the call numbers CR.011.801.1 – CR.011.801.18. The Lincoln County Wills, 1925-1968, have also been alphabetized and interfiled…

Important Disaster Preparation Information

With the approach of Hurricane Joaquin the staff of the State Archives of North Carolina would like to take this opportunity to share some important information that you will need in the event of an emergency. In the event of flooding, secure the area, and keep everyone out until your safety professionals allow entry. If…

An entry of an indencture in the Anson County Record of Surveys, 1908-1909.

New Anson County Records Transferred to State Archives

We have recently transferred the following Anson County records to the State Archives. They can be found through our catalog search feature on our website. These materials are in offsite storage and may take longer to retrieve. There is no access on Saturday unless it is arranged prior to the visit. Court Records: 005.310.1 Pleas…

An entry in the Cabarrus County Teacher's Association Minutes, 1910-1915.

Cabarrus County Records Transferred to Archive

We have recently transferred the following Cabarrus County records to the State Archives. They can be found through our catalog search feature on our website. These materials are in offsite storage and may take longer to retrieve. There is no access on Saturday unless it is arranged prior to the visit. Court Records: 016.321.8-13 Judgment…

An entry in the Record of the Buncombe County Proceedings of the Sinking Fund Commission, 1937-1979

New Bladen and Buncombe County Records Transferred to Archive

We have recently transferred the following County records to the State Archives. They can be found through our catalog search feature on our website. These materials are in offsite storage and may take longer to retrieve. There is no access on Saturday unless it is arranged prior to the visit. Bladen County Court Records: 011.318.3-20…

Rowan County Tax Records rehoused to prevent damage from overcrowding.

Give Your Records Some Space

I just finished rehousing the Rowan County Tax Records, 1758-1910 C.R.085.701.5-11. These have been heavily requested lately, and patrons and reference archivists were concerned about the state of some of the records. When one or several records in a group have preservation issues, it is always smart to revue the state of the entire record…

Entry of Alamance County Maiden Names of Divorced Women now transferred to the State Archive.

Alamance County Volumes Transferred to Archive

We have recently transferred 85 new volumes of Alamance County records to the State Archives. They can be found through our catalog search feature on our website. These materials are in offsite storage and may take longer to retrieve. There is no access on Saturday unless it is arranged prior to the visit. Court Records…