Bolling family papers
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Bolling family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Title: Bolling family papers
Dates: 1880-1994, undated
Quantity: 3.5 Linear ft. (two document cases and two oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS886

Biographical/Historical Note

This family has traced their genealogy back to John Rolfe and Pocahontas. Materials have been gathered dating back to the 1880's, which show their descent from Tom Rolfe, son of John Rolfe and Pocahontas. Family names include: Bolling, Brevard, Brumby, Bunn, Gatson, and Gay. Additional biographical information about the Bolling family has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of genealogy lists, scrapbooks (1890), newspapers, correspondence, and essays.


Index Terms

Bolling family
Brevard family.
Brumby family.
Bunn family.
Gaston family.
Gay family
Genealogy
Pocahontas, d.1617
Rolfe family.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bolling family papers, MSS 886, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1995


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Related Material

All visual arts materials have been separated from the collection and are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.


Container List

 

Box

Fldr

11Genealogy - Rolfe, Bolling, Gay, undated
 
2Letters- Gay family, 1890
 
3Newspaper clippings - Matoaca Gay (Cousin Pocahontas), undated
 
4Envelope - Cousin Pocahontas, undated
 
5Essay - Gay family; pamphlet - Pennington M. E. Church, undated
 
6Genealogy - Rolfe, Bolling, Gay, undated
 
7Xerox - Letters - Gay family, 1900
 
8Bolling Hall - history and floor plan, undated
 
9Poem - Pocahontas, undated
 
10Prints - John Bolling, Sr., Robert Bolling, Mary Kennon, undated
 
11Will - Mary B. Strange, 1901
 
12Letter - Mary B. Gay Gaston, 1891
 
13Diagram - graves - Gay; funeral cards - Mary Gay, undated
 
14Letter - James B. Alvord to J. B. Gay, 1900
 
15Letter - Agatha Gay, 1928
 
16Note - Bolling, undated
 
17newspaper articles - Gay, Gaston, undated
 
18Genealogy - Gaston, undated
 
19Xerox copies of originals - folders 20-33, undated
 
20Essay - Gaston family, undated
 
21Essay - Gaston, 1916
 
22Newspaper article - William Gaston, Dr. J. McF. Gaston, 1928
 
23Essay- Brevard family, undated
 
24Typed copy of letter - Brevard, 1896
 
25Essay - South Carolina College, undated
 
26Essay - Brumby family, undated
 
27Biographical sketch - Dr. James McF. Gaston, undated
 
28Biographical sketch - Dr. James McF. Gaston, undated
 
29Patent - James McF. Gaston, 1885
 
30Essay - James McF. Gaston, Jr., undated
 
31Handwritten note, undated
 
32Funeral announcement - Chalmers Gaston Davidson ; newspaper article - T. B. Gay, 1950,1994
 

Box

2Binder, 1931
 
Bible, 1909
 
1Bookmark, undated
 
2Book - "Pocahontas and her Descendents", 1887
 

Box

Fldr

3Scrapbooks, 1890s
 

Box

Fldr

41Newspapers - cousin Pocahontas' papers, 1890,1907
 
2Newspapers - Pocahontas, 1900
 
3Certificate - Daughters of the American revolution - Eloise Gaston Gray; Copy of 1776 Declaration of Virginia - Justice John Gaston, 1890s, 1906