Finding Aid of the Carlton P. Nunemaker Papers, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1966/1997">1966-1997</date>, PC.5005

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Finding Aid of the Carlton P. Nunemaker Papers, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1966/1997">1966-1997</date>, PC.5005

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.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Carlton P. Nunemaker Papers
Call Number
PC.5005
Creator
Nunemaker, Carlton P.
Date
1966-1997
Extent
0.40 cubic feet
Language
English
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

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 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.

Preferred Citation

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

Collection Overview

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.

Arrangement Note

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

Biographical Note

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 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.

Contents of the Collection

1. Correspondence

1970s
Box 1

2. Literary

Oath of Office
Box 1
Remarks: <emph render="doublequote">Keeper of the Lighthouse</emph>
Box 1

3. Photographs

Photographs
Box 1

4. Printed Materials

Printed materials
Box 1
Brochure <emph render="doublequote">The Penthouse</emph>
Box 1
Certificates
Box 1
Membership Cards
Box 1
Newspaper Clippings
Box 1
Donovan Twyne
Box 1
Jockey's Ridge
Box 1
Misc.
Box 1

5. Town of Nags Head

Town of Nags Head
Box 1
Correspondence
Box 1
Financial, Budget
Box 1
Land Use Survey
Box 1
Literary, Agenda
Box 1

Subject Headings

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

    Donated by Carlton P. Nunemaker.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Sarah S. Downing, 2003
  • Encoded by Christine A. Dumoulin, December, 2007