Wayt family papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains correspondence, a business card, handwritten notes, school work, and church materials. Correspondence involves letters and newspaper clippings exchanged between family members. Many of the letters are to John Augustus Wayt while attending school and in the military (1914-1920). The business card belonged to John Chiles for his building materials business. School work includes John Augustus' class notes in chemistry and engineering; notes and lists include printed materials supporting programs offered by the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) and speeches. There is also a booklet on lesson planning for Presbyterian church Sunday schools.
- Wayt, Harriet Reynolds Dunnington (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
John Chiles Wayt (1864-1940) and Harriet Reynolds Dunnington Wayt (1865-1924) had four children: Beverly Dunnington (1896-1995); John Augustus (1897-1980); Isabelle Dunnington (Wayt) McBath (1902-1996); and Helen Brice (Wayt) Cocks (1899-1989). John Chiles was in the real estate and loan business. John Augustus was a student at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville (1914-1918) and attended the Georgia Institute of Technology (1918-1920). In 1918, John Augustus was stationed at Fort Screven in Tybee Island, Georgia. John Augustus married Josephine Kline Gibbs (1898-1971) and ran the Seven Branches cattle ranch in Roswell, Georgia, which was later home to the Georgia Steeplechase. Additional biographical information about the Wayt family has not been determined.
0.42 linear ft. (one document case)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was re-processed in 2012.
- Wayt family papers
- Laura Starratt
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.