Finding Aid of the Roanoke Island Camps Records, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1946/1971">1946 - 1971</date>, ORG.5087

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Finding Aid of the Roanoke Island Camps Records, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1946/1971">1946 - 1971</date>, ORG.5087

Abstract

Roanoke Island Camps, in Manteo North Carolina, was in operation from 1946 to the early 1970s and was located on Airport Road at the present-day site of the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and the Manteo Airport. The camp site was contructed in the early 1940s, shortly before the United States' involvement in World War II, and was used as a Navy barracks during the war. After the war, the barracks were converted to a camp site. It hosted a number of different organizations from all over North Carolina, such as 4-H, Girl Scouts of America, Boy Scouts of America, developmentally challenged groups, as well as football camps. It was also used to house members of outdoor drama.
The Roanoke Island Camps Records contain correspondence, insurance claims, invoices, tax returns, payroll records, bank statements, and canceled checks.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Roanoke Island Camps Records
Call Number
ORG.5087
Creator
Roanoke Island Camps, Inc.
Date
1946-1973
Extent
6.04 cubic feet
Language
English
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

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Restrictions on Access & Use

Access Restrictions

Available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], ORG.5087, Roanoke Island Camps Records, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.

Collection Overview

The Roanoke Island Camps Records contain materials related to Roanoke Island Camps, Inc. Among the records included are correspondence, invoices, camp reservation records, payroll records, bank statements, canceled checks, insurance claims, and tax returns.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged into seven main series: Correspondence, Invoices, Bank and Financial Documents, Tax Documents, Insurance Documents, Organizational Papers, Employee Papers.

Historical Note

Roanoke Island Camps, in Manteo North Carolina, was in operation from 1946 to the early 1970s and was located on Airport Road at the present-day site of the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and the Manteo Airport. The camp site was contructed in the early 1940s, shortly before the United States' involvement in World War II, and was used as a Navy barracks during the war. After the war, the barracks were converted to a camp site. It hosted a number of different organizations from all over North Carolina, such as 4-H, Girl Scouts of America, Boy Scouts of America, developmentally challenged groups, as well as football camps. It was also used to house members of outdoor drama.

Contents of the Collection

Collection Contents
Finding Aid
1:1.1
Invoices
ORG.5087
Bank and Financial Documents
ORG.5087
Tax Documents
ORG.5087
Insurance Documents
ORG.5087
Organizational Papers
ORG.5087
Employee Papers
ORG.5087
Correspondence
ORG.5087

Subject Headings

  • Camp site, facilities, etc.--North Carolina--Roanoke Island
  • Roanoke Island Camps, Inc.--Records and correspondence
  • Roanoke Island (N.C.)
  • Acquisitions Information

    These papers came from the Dare County Courthouse.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009
  • Encoded by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009