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Galaxies as seen from Hillsborough, NC - A Picture Book By Stewart Dunaway
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This book (color) is a collection of images taken with a Canon DSLR (5D and 20D) and my 4", 10" and 14" telescopes here in Hillsborough, N.C. As a beginner in astronomy, I use my... More > camera to see more clearly, what the eye just does not see in the telescope, especially - gallaxies. My pictures are NOT Hubble pictures, but a very nice collection of the different types of galaxies that reside in the vast unknown. I have a brief discussion on how to take pictures, but I have another book dedicated to this topic for BEGINNERS. *UPDATED* to include some difficult and distant galaxy clusters, mainly Abell groups. it is amazing what we can image with amateur telescopes in your yard! *< Less
Summers Mill - A Historical Overview - Guilford County, NC By Stewart Dunaway
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Summers Mill was formerly known as Weitzel's Mill. A Revolutionary War battle occured there in 1781. However, this book is not about the battle, but about the history of the mill site. After the war... More > Jacob Whitesell (Weitzel) sells the mill and surrounding land, finally residing with the Summers family. It remains with them for many years. Read about the history of the site, view the images of the remnants which remain today. Also view the old roads, maps and other historical information.< Less
Orange County, NC - Road Records - Vol. 1 1786-1820 By Stewart Dunaway
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This book is a compilation of the Road records of Orange County, NC. Volume 1 covers the images from 1786 to 1820. This is a combination of road petitions and overseer records. The petitions are... More > cataloged the overseer records are not. All of the records include a IMAGE of the actual record. This is volume 1 of 3 volumes. The petitions will have a short transcription of the road details, and includes an index. Some of the records that were in bad shape, not readable or dont provide road historical information remain in the files of the archives (NC) so this book does NOT cover every single slip of paper in their collection.< Less
Stromberg-Carlson Company Newsletters - Vol 2 (1990-1998) By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains some of the newsletters from Stromberg-Carlson during the years 1990 to 1998. This time-period was during the ownership of Siemens. These employee newsletters will now cover Lake... More > Mary as well as Boca Raton activities. NOTE: * NOT EVERY NEWSLETTER IS INCLUDED * but what I retained is included here. All the newsletters were scanned in, and reproduced in B&W to remain cost effective. *** Volume 1 *** of this book contains the newsletters PRIOR to Siemens acquisition.< Less
Guilford County, N.C. - State Land Grant, Granville Grant, and Deed Records By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains computer generated plats from a combination of - State Land Grants, Granville Grants, and Deed Records. All of these records pertain to EASTERN Guilford County (today) OR - Western... More > OLD Orange County and Rowan County. In 1752 the county line was about 9-miles west of today's Guilford-Alamance County line. This book contains PLATS from Guilford County Deed Books 1-9 (with some more modern books 10-15). Then the grants are clustered together in order to provide a complete land grant map of OLD Orange County (western boundary). Some modern USGS maps are included in order to illustrate the grant's location today. IF YOU RESEARCH families in eastern Guilford County, this is a necessary book.< Less
Stromberg-Carlson Company Newsletters - Vol 1 (1979-1989) By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains some of the company newsletters for employees of Stromberg-Carlson at the Florida locations. * NOT ALL * are included, this is just my collection from 1978 to 1989. This book... More > contains the newsletters when Stromberg was owned by General Dynamics, United Techonologies, Plessey, and GPT. The second volume contains the newsletters of Siemens ownership. EACH newsletter was scanned and the larger format newsletters were photographed. There are provided in B&W print, so the book can be affordable.< Less
Hillsborough, NC - District Court Records - Concerning Land (1778-1806) By Stewart Dunaway
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Hillsborough Superior District Court Records are preserved in the State Archives (Raleigh). This book represents the complete collection of records detailing land disputes. This land records can... More > assist researchers in locating families or understand how boundaries changed etc. This book contains an image of each record, and a transcript of the primary content to allow for indexing of names, locations, and other keywords. Hillsborough District covers the counties of, Orange, Wake, Granville, Chatham, Caswell (which included Person), and Randolph. SEE Orange County Superior Court Records Vol 1 for Orange County specific records by this author.< Less
North Carolina Tavern Bonds - Vol 3 (1795-1859) By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the third (and last) volume of Ordinary Record for North Carolina. This book contains records for Stokes (58 records) and Warren (255 records)County. There are 3-counties which had enough... More > records to warrant a standalone book (Chowan, Caswell, and Granville Co.). Together, these 6-books represent ALL the records preserved for the State of NC.< Less
North Carolina Tavern Bonds - Vol 2 (1742-1867) By Stewart Dunaway
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North Carolina Tavern Bonds or “Ordinary” bonds, were required in order to obtain a one year license to operate a Tavern or Inn, in North Carolina. An Ordinary also served alcoholic... More > drinks, thus another need to license and control.This is the second and three volumes for those counties (across the State) where the records preserved were very small, and did not warrant a dedicated volume. Included in this book are the bonds for Duplin (5 records), Franklin (13), Johnston (1), Nash (2), Northampton (74), Pasquotank (101), Perquimans (121), Tyrrell (38), Wayne (4), and Wilkes County (111 records). Included is a photograph of the original document, and a transcript of its content, dates, and a complete index to assist in research. This book includes an overview of the laws established by England (during Colonial era) including changes to those laws, as well as the transition to American governmental policies. SEE Granville, Caswell, and Chowan County for their Ordinary Bonds (dedicated books).< Less
Colson's Plantation - Cross Road in the American Revolution By Stewart Dunaway
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This book focuses on the first 6 months of Gen Greene's activity, after taking over the Southern Campaign from Gen Gates (removed from service). This book is written with a certain angle on Colson's... More > Plantation, in todays Stanly County, N.C. as this was one of several early depots/forts built by Greene's orders. Col Thaddeus Kosciuszko was the engineer involved and was very important, and is also highlighted throughout this book. I also focus on his role as compared to Carrington's and other Deputy Quartermasters who were busy across NC and VA. Letters are quoted and provided to properly document the activity as well as numerous maps. UPDATED - Greene visits Colson's himself AFTER the battle at Guilford Courthouse on his way to SC.< Less