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Guide to the Walter P. Sprunt Papers, 1918-1950

Abstract

President of the Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington, N.C.

Chiefly financial records and other papers of the Seamen's Friend Society, with a few items relating to charitable contributions around 1918. Several items also concern the United Laymen's Association of Wilmington.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Sprunt, Walter P.
Title
Walter P. Sprunt papers 1918-1950
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet, Approximately 200 items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Chiefly financial records and other papers of the Seamen's Friend Society, with a few items relating to charitable contributions around 1918. Several items also concern the United Laymen's Association of Wilmington.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Box 1 includes leases and other legal documents for various properties. Box 2 chiefly consists of Seaman's Friend Society vouchers and a YMCA file.

Papers, A-S
Box 1
Papers, S-Y
Box 2

Historical Note

Walter P. Sprunt was the president of the Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington, N.C.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Walter P. Sprunt Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Walter P. Sprunt Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 10-4-75

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.