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Carlton P. Nunemaker Papers


Carlton Priest Nunemaker (1924-2002) was born in Bay Head, New Jersey and was the son of Carlton Priest, Sr. and Hunter Purcell Nunemaker. He moved to Nags Head in 1947 and ran a fish, groceries and hardware business and owned Nags Head Ice and Storage. He was active in the Town of Nags Head, serving on the board of commissioners, and as mayor in 1968.This collection contains materials pertaining to Carl Nunemaker and his involvement with the Town of Nags Head. Some of these include items on elections, appointing town officials, zoning and political issues. There are also materials from Nunemakers' involvement on the Nags Head Sewer and Water Authority, Dare County Soil and Conservation and ... (more below)

Title

Carlton P. Nunemaker Papers

Collection Number

PC.5005

Date(s)

1966-1997

Box 1
Language

English

Physical Description
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Abstract

Carlton Priest Nunemaker (1924-2002) was born in Bay Head, New Jersey and was the son of Carlton Priest, Sr. and Hunter Purcell Nunemaker. He moved to Nags Head in 1947 and ran a fish, groceries and hardware business and owned Nags Head Ice and Storage. He was active in the Town of Nags Head, serving on the board of commissioners, and as mayor in 1968.

This collection contains materials pertaining to Carl Nunemaker and his involvement with the Town of Nags Head. Some of these include items on elections, appointing town officials, zoning and political issues. There are also materials from Nunemakers' involvement on the Nags Head Sewer and Water Authority, Dare County Soil and Conservation and as fire chief for the Town of Nags Head. The clippings relate mostly to saving Jockey's Ridge State Park from development and various issues with the Town of Nags Head.

Physical Location

2D1

Creator

Nunemaker, Carlton P.

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


The Carl Nunemaker Papers are organized into the following series: Correspondence, Literary, Photographs, Printed Materials and Town of Nags Head.


Available for research.


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


Processed by Sarah S. Downing, 2003

Encoded by Christine A. Dumoulin, December, 2007


Carlton Priest Nunemaker (1924-2002) was born in Bay Head, New Jersey and was the son of Carlton Priest, Sr. and Hunter Purcell Nunemaker. He moved to Nags Head in 1947 and ran a fish, groceries and hardware business and owned Nags Head Ice and Storage. He was active in the Town of Nags Head, serving on the board of commissioners, and as mayor in 1968. Additionally, Nunemaker was the Fire Chief for the town. He served on the Nags Head Sewer and Water Authority, Dare County Soil and Conservation, NC Marine Science Council and was a member of Friends of Jockey's Ridge; he was involved in making Jockey's Ridge a state park. Nunemaker also served on the Town of Nags Head History Committee. He was honored as the first  "Keeper of the Light" by the town of Nags Head and was also awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The award is presented to individuals who have a proven record of extraordinary service to the state and is the highest civilian honor that can be granted in North Carolina.


Formerly classified as 33MSS-5


[Identification of item], PC.5005, Carlton P. Nunemaker Papers, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.


Donated by Carlton P. Nunemaker.


These papers primarily relate to Nunemakers' professional life including with the Town of Nags Head and with Dare County Soil and Water Conservation. There is correspondence from the 1970s, newspaper clippings, certificates, photographs and business cards. There are also several signed oaths of office, budgets, board minutes, ordinances and resolutions.


  • Nunemaker, Carlton P., 1924-2002
  • Dare County Soil and Water Conservation
  • Jockey's Ridge State Park (N.C.)
  • Nags Head (N.C.)--History

Folder: 1  
1970s

Folder: 2:1  
Oath of Office

Folder: 2:2  
Remarks: <emph render="doublequote">Keeper of the Lighthouse</emph>

Folder: 3  
Photographs

Folder: 4:1  
Printed materials

Folder: 4:2  
Brochure <emph render="doublequote">The Penthouse</emph>

Folder: 4:3  
Certificates

Folder: 4:4  
Membership Cards

Folder: 4:5  
Newspaper Clippings

Folder: 4:6  
Donovan Twyne

Folder: 4:7  
Jockey's Ridge

Folder: 4:8  
Misc.

Folder: 5:1  
Town of Nags Head

Folder: 5:2  
Correspondence

Folder: 5:3  
Financial, Budget

Folder: 5:4  
Land Use Survey

Folder: 5:5  
Literary, Agenda