Elizabeth H. Kellogg Papers, 1948 - 1996, PC.5151

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Elizabeth H. Kellogg Papers, 1948 - 1996, PC.5151

Abstract

Elizabeth Henry "Bettie" Kellogg was born in Manteo and lived in the Outer Banks area for most of her life. She has been involved with numerous organizations, including the Outer Banks Community Foundation and Dare County 400 Anniversary Advisory Committee. The Elizabeth H. Kellogg Papers, 1948-1996, contains photographs, clippings, correspondence, programs, and other papers collected by Kellogg. The bulk of the collection dates from Kellogg's childhood and early adulthood. The collection is arranged into two series: Personal Papers and Photographs.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Elizabeth H. Kellogg Papers
Call Number
PC.5151
Creator
Elizabeth Henry "Bettie" Kellogg, 1948-
Date
1937-1996 and undated
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 the 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 these materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], PC.5151, Elizabeth H. Kellogg Papers, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, NC, U.S.A.

Collection Overview

The Elizabeth H. Kellogg Papers, 1948-1996, contains photographs, clippings, correspondence, programs, and other papers collected by Elizabeth Henry "Bettie" Kellogg. The bulk of the collection dates from Kellogg's childhood and early adulthood. The collection is arranged into two series: Personal Papers and Photographs. Personal Papers include materials from Kellogg's childhood (programs, certificates, report cards, and a pin) and college education, including a diploma from East Carolina University. Also included are files related to some of the organizations with which Kellogg was involved, such as the Dare County 400 Anniversary Advisory Committee and the Outer Banks Community Foundation (including charter member certificates for Kellogg and her husband signed by the four founders of the Community Foundation). Photographs primarily comprise family photographs taken during Kellogg's childhood, as well as portraits of Kellogg at the inaugural ball of Governor Robert Scott in 1969 and snapshots of Kellogg at the 1961 Pirates Jamboree. Additionally, this series includes a folder of photographs collected by Kellogg depicting film actor R.G. Armstrong and other actors in in the early 1950s.

The addition of 2019 comprises four folders of first day of issue covers (1937-1984) and a folder of ephemera, including three postcards from Kellogg, a program from the 46th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' flight, a stamp, and a Ducks Unlimited sticker.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged into two series: Personal Papers, 1948-1996, and Photographs, 1948-1989. Folders within series are arranged chronologically.

Biographical/Historical

Elizabeth Henry "Bettie" Kellogg was born 27 April 1948 in Manteo. Kellogg's parents were John Gordon Kellogg and Alice Kellogg. The family owned Kellogg's Building Supply and the Cottage Shop She attended St. Mary's Junior College and East Carolina University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1971. In 1969, she received a sponsorship from representative Archie Burrus to attend the inaugural ball of governor Robert Scott in Raleigh. Kellogg married Irving Thomas Blanchard III 7 August 1971 in Manteo at the Mt. Olivet Methodist Church. The couple lived in Ahoskie. Kellogg taught high school in Ahoskie and in Morehead City, N.C., In 1983, Kellogg and her husband became charter members of the Outer Banks Community Foundation. That same year, she served on the Dare County 400th Anniversary Advisory Committee. As of 2017, Kellogg still lives in the Outer Banks and practices realty.

Contents of the Collection

1. Personal Papers, 1948-1996

Programs and Certificates, 1948 - 1964
Box 1
Report Cards, 1959-1964
Box 1
"Go Get 'Em Redskins" Pin, circa 1960s
Box 1
Balfour Baum Clippings [photocopies; originals returned to donor], 1965
Box 1
Itineraries and Letters Home Semester Abroad, 1970
Box 1
Diploma, East Carolina University, 1971
Box 1
Outer Banks Community Foundation, 1982-1983
Box 1
Dare County 400th Anniversary Advisory Committee, 1983
Box 1
Elizabeth Rendezvous Brochure, 1983
Box 1
Roanoke Voyage Corridor Commission, 1984
Box 1
Dare County Board of Education, 1983-1986
Box 1
Sudan Temple Fall Ceremonial Program, 1996
Box 1

2. Photographs, 1948-1990s

Photographs, 1948-1952
Box 1
Photographs of Bettie Kellogg, Christening through High School, 1948-circa 1965
Box 1
Photographs of Kellogg Family and Events , 1940-1990s
Box 1
Photographs of Flat Top Houses Built by Kellogg and Jack Wilson, 1950s
Box 1
R.G. Armstrong, The Lost Colony Clippings and Photographs, 1950s
Box 1
Photographs of Kellogg's Supply, See Sea Motel, Dare County Health Center, and Manteo High School, circa 1950s-1970s
Box 1
Pirates Jamboree Photographs, 1961
Box 1
Inaugural Ball of Governor Robert Scott, 1969
Box 1
Bell's Beachwear Opening, circa 1970s
Box 1
Christening the Carolina Flare, circa 1970s
Box 1

3. Addition of 2019, 1937-1984 and undated

First Day of Issue Covers [4 folders], 1937-1984
Box 2
Ephemera, 1949 and undated
Box 2

Subject Headings

  • Armstrong, R. G. (Robert Golden), 1917-2012
  • Green, Paul, 1894-1981--Lost Colony
  • Manteo High School (Manteo, N.C.)
  • Outer Banks Community Foundation
  • Pirates Jamboree
  • Acquisitions Information

    Donated by Elizabeth H. Kellogg, May 2016 and January 2019.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Samantha Crisp, December 2017, and updated January 2019.