Caldwell-Roan Family Papers

MSS. COLL. #83


Title: Caldwell-Roan Family Papers

Dates (Inclusive & [bulk]): 1795 – 1975 [ca. 1895 – 1975]

Quantity: 1 box

Types of Material: correspondence; clippings; printed programs and pamphlets

Accession Number: 1983.2.3

Brief Description: The Caldwell-Roan Family papers primarily relate to the Rev. David Caldwell (1725-1824), and include biographical and commemorative materials. Some materials appear to relate to the Jones family, particularly J. Sterling Jones, a prominent Greensboro resident in the late 19th century.
Materials include: the pamphlet Battle of Guilford Court House by J.M. Morehead (1908); an Almanac published in Salem in 1863 (thus, a CSA imprint); an early NC imprint published in Halifax by Abraham Hodge in 1795 – this pamphlet concerns the ordination of Samuel Caldwell in 1792; the war record of J. Sterling Jones (compiled ca. 1902) – Jones served in the 37th Georgia (CSA); programs for Buffalo Presbyterian Church (1919-36); pamphlets related to the Presbyterian Synod centennial (1913); the pamphlet History of Alamance Church, 1762-1918 by E.C. Murray (1918); Biographical Sketches . . . of the Hopewell Section by J.B. Alexander (1897); miscellaneous papers, clippings and correspondence relating to the David Caldwell Log College (1935-ca. 1975); a photo of a bookcase built by David Caldwell (ca. 1950); correspondence relating to the Caldwell Monument at Guilford Battle Ground (1908); a program for the Greensboro High School graduation exercises (1931); the pamphlet Battle Field of Guilford Court House by Mary Caldwell Jones (1927); programs for the placement of plaques at the David Caldwell Log College and Rachel Caldwell home site (1935); an Alamance Day program (1922); a North Carolina Day pamphlet (1907); and a pamphlet on the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro (1929).

Major Names/Subjects: Buffalo Presbyterian Church (Greensboro, N.C.)
Caldwell, David, 1725-1824
Guilford Courthouse, Battle of, N.C., 1781
Jones, J. Sterling
Presbyterian Church–North Carolina–History
United States–History–Civil War, 1861-1865

Date Surveyed: 8/20/1996