Charles W. Smith Property Appraisals Collection

Title: Charles W. Smith Property Appraisals Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1988 and undated
Extent of Materials: 9 hollinger boxes and 2 oversize folders (3.6 linear feet, plus oversize materials; approx. 250 items)
Location: Storage Room Shelves 100-101 and Map Cabinet Drawer 11
Date of Accession:
Donor: Preservation Durham
Relationship of donor or materials to the DCL/NCR
Processor: Amy McDonald
Subject Headings: B. Everett Jordan Lake (N.C.)
Eno River (N.C.)
Falls Lake (N.C.)
Land use–North Carolina–Planning.
Reservoirs — North Carolina.
Maps.
Negatives.
Photographs.
Scope and Content: The collection contains property apprasial reports, including plat maps, photographs, and other research documents prepared or gathered by the office of Charles W. Smith. Documentation about owner appeals of property values are included, as well as revised appraisal reports. The series of file numbers assigned to each property appraisal were maintained and reflect the office’s filing system.
The bulk of the collection documents the property appraisal work done by the office of Charles W. Smith on behalf of the Army Corps of Engineers for their Falls Lake and B. Everett Jordan Lake (initially New Hope Lake) construction projects. Appraisals for other Durham lands, including the land now occupied by West Point on the Eno Park.
Related Materials: Durham Urban Renewal Property Appraisals Collection. North Carolina Collection, Durham County Library.
Restrictions: The collection is open for research
Biographical/Historical Note:
Organization of Collection: 1. Falls Lake Project Property Appraisals
2. Eno River Park Property Appraisals
3. New Hope Lake (Jordan Lake) Property Appraisals
4. Miscellaneous Property Appraisals
5. Oversize Materials
Container List: Falls Lake Property Appraisals
Box 1
Corps of Engineers Appraisals Originals, ca 1971 ca. 1971
Falls Reservoir Project Base Map and Falls Lake Project Aerial Survey Photos 7-146, 10-236, and 10-238 removed to Oversize Folder 1.
File 3: Maps, undated undated
File 3: Tract Appraisals (18 folders)
Tract 120: Tim M. Watkins Property, 1973 1973
Tract 127: H. O. Young et al Property, 1972 1972
Tract 128: Louise B. Barham Property, 1973 1973
Tract 129: Linwood E. Barham Property, 1973 1973
Tract 130: James H. Jenks Property, 1973 1973
Tract 131: Ollie Leonard Property, 1973 1973
Tract 132: Beatrice B. Carter Property, 1973 1973
Tract 138: Continental Can Co. Property, 1972, 1975 1972, 1975
Tract 139: O. A. and John H. Norwood Property, 1972, 1977 1972, 1977
Tract 142: Robert L. Barham Property, undated undated
Tract 143: Caswell R. Strickland Property 1973
Tract 147: Linwood E. Barham Property 1973
Tract 148: Charlie Watkins Property 1973
Tract 149: Archie S. Carter Property 1973
Tract 150: A. Donald Wolff and William H. Sprunt Property 1972, 1977
Tract 151: Mattie G. Rouse Property 1972
Tract 151-E: Mattie G. Rouse Property 1972
Tracts 152 1 & 2: John A. Robertson Property 1966
Box 2
File 3: Tract Appraisals (cont’d; 2 folders)
Tracts 163 1 & 2: Ethel Holding Swain Property 1973
Tract 168-E: Robert L. Emanuel Property 1972
File 6: Tract Appraisals (14 folders)
Tract 101: William W. Holding, III and Walter H. Holding 1973, 1977, 1980
Two maps of Tract 101 (prepared by Army Corps of Engineers and Moorman, Little & Kizer, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tract 139: O. A. and John H. Norwood
Tract 150: A. Donald Wolff and William H. Sprunt 1971-1981
Tract 152: John A. Robertson 1972
Falls Lake Project Aerial Survey Photo 5-93 removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tracts 157 & 157-E: Pearl Ray 1977
Tract 319: Capital Development Co. 1973-1983
Maps of Tracts 319 & 930 removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tract 421: Alvin Keith 1977
Tract 428: O. R. Dew 1977
Tract 429: James Douglas Dew 1977
Tract 762: Harold M. Holloway 1977
Tract 764: Harold M. Holloway 1977
Map of Tract 764 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tract 859: Julia Anne Hamme 1977
Tract 860: Aviation & Land Development Co. 1977
Tract 861: Theron C. Johnson 1977
Box 3
File 6: Tract Appraisals (cont’d; 10 folders)
Tract 862: John W. Miles 1977
Tract 867: Ethel Rigsbee Cash 1977
Tract 870: Ed Lee Harris 1977
Tract 900: Frank K. & John G. Borden 1977
Tract 901: Oliver W. Alphin & C. E. Moore 1977
Tract 903: E. C. Willett 1973-1979
Map of Tract 903 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tract 926: Warren H. Moore 1977-1978
Tract 1704: Warren G. & Joe F. Matthews 1977
Tract 1710: R. G. Richardson 1973
Tract 1868: Bobbye N. O’Rear 1977
File 8: Tract Appraisals (5 folders)
Tract 930: Aviation & Land Development Co. 1978
Tract 1702: William A. McFarland 1978-1982
This folder contains sleeved negative photographs of the property.
Tract 1839: Verne S. Caviness 1979-1982
Map of Tract 1839 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tract 1842: Ben Veasey 1979
Tract 1843: Verne S. Caviness 1979
Box 4
File 12: Tract Appraisals (1 folder)
Tract 1863: L. Wayne Corp. 1976
File 25: Tract Appraisals (1 folder)
Tracts 8884, 8931, 8988, & 9215: Continental Can Co. 1976
File 35: Tract Appraisals (1 folder)
Tract 100: Burlington Industries Inc. 1971-1976
Tract 1517: B. W. Roberts Property 1979-1982
Maps of Tracts 1517 and 1536 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.), as well as Falls Lake Project Aerial Survey Photos 12-293 and 12-289, removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tracts 1800 and 1800-E: Frances B. Veasey Properties 1979-1982
Map of Tracts 1800 and 1800E-2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Falls Lake Property Appraisals Comparables
Box 4 (cont’d)
Comparables File: Tract Appraisals (6 folders)
Stagville Farms (no tract number) 1956
“Map Showing Property to be Acquired from Stagville Farm” removed to Oversize Folder 1.
Tract 101: William W. Holding, III and Walter H. Holding undated
Tracts 152-1 & 2 and 152-E: John A. Robertson 1977-1980
Tract 305: Henry M .Edge 1972-1978
Tract 548: Iva Mae Harrison Keith 1977-1980
Tract 779: Anne R. Shawcroft and G. Allen Rogers 1978-1979
Box 5
Comparables File: Tract Appraisals (cont’d; 16 folders)
Tract 902: J. Q. Shaw 1973-1979
Tract 912: John H. Holloway 1973-1978
Tract 922: Durham County 1973-1979
Tracts 1103 & 1103-E: Harry L. Goodman and George G. Dodd 1977-1980
Tract 1304: Mozelle K. Keith 1978-1980
Tract 1305: Arthur L. K. Jones 1980
Tract 1306: E. T. Roberts 1972-1979
Tract 1307: James E. Aiken 1979
Tract 1308: Edward F. Aiken 1970-1979
Tract 1311: J. D. Goldston, Jr. 1972-1978
Tract 1314: Broad Corp. 1978-1979
Tract 1316: Lillie C. Harkey 1972-1979
Tract 1317: R. C. Sanderling 1972-1979
Tract 1321: Joseph M. Bailey 1972-1982
Tract 1335: O. T. O’Briant 1972-1979
Tract 1336: Sallie E. Narviea 1972-1979
Box 6
Comparables File: Tract Appraisals (cont’d; 11 folders)
Tract 1358: Emmett M. Perry 1977-1978
Tract 1359: Clifton H. Price 1977-1978
Tract 1701: City of Durham 1973-1978
This tract is composed of land given to the City of Durham by Bennehan Cameron and Stagville Farm
Tract 1702: William A. McFarland 1974
Map of Tract 1702 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1704: Warren G. & Joe F. Matthews, Jr. 1977-1979
Tract 1705: Bemac Corp. 1973-1978
Tract 1706: City of Durham 1977-1978
Tract 1709: Ronald L. McFarland & Stuart D. McFarland 1973-1979
Tract 1710: J. D. Goldston, Jr. 1973-1979
Tract 1841: Dorothy U. McCaleb 1973-1979
Tract 1857: Lycurgus B. Ward 1978
Eno River Park Property Appraisals
Box 6 (cont’d)
File 2: “Appraisal Report of Eno Park” (BOR-32-00109) 1968
This report provides appraisals for 25 parcels of land located along or near the Eno River, including the Mangum family’s land. Photographs of the parcels are included.
File 5: Philip B. Latta Parcel Appraisal (BOR-32-00178) 1973
File 12: City of Durham Parcel Appraisals, South Bank (BOR-32-00109) 1970
This report provides appraisals for 3 parcels of land (formerly owned by O. L. Johnson; D. R. Dimmette; and Southern Realty & Agency, Co.) located on the south bank of the Eno River.
File 16: City of Durham Parcel Appraisals, North Bank 1971
This report provides appraisals for 4 parcels of land (formerly owned by George G. Johnson; Earl Bond; David L. Cope; and Howard Easley) located on the north bank of the Eno River.
New Hope Lake (Jordan Lake) Property Appraisals
Box 7
File 11: Tract Appraisals (6 folders)
Miscellaneous Maps undated
Tract 1642: Roberta Burnett 1969-1977
Tract 1643: W. C. Hudson 1969-1977
Tract 1645: Doris Couch Terrell 1969-1975
Tract 1653: James W. Boy 1976-1977
Tracts 1738, 1738E-1 & 2: Mary Lindsay Polk 1978
Map of Tracts 1738, 1738E-1 & 2 (2 copies; by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
File 13: Tract Appraisals (7 folders)
Tract 1646: John N. Couch 1969-1976
Map of Tract 1646 (copy one, undated; copy two, revised; by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1909-1, 1909E-1, 2, 3, & 4: D. St. Pierre DuBose 1973-1976
Map of Tracts 1909E-1, 2, 3, & 4 (2 copies; by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1910E: Patsy C. Owens 1974-1978
Map of Tract 1901E (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tracts 1910E-1, 2, & 3: Byron Development Corp. 1973-1976
Map of 1910E-1, 2, & 3 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1911E: Security Construction Co. 1974-1976
Tract 1928: Chapel Hill Country Club 1974-1978
Loose Photographs and Negatives undated
Box 8
File 18: Tract Appraisals (17 folders)
Tract 1310: John C. Bray 1973
Tract 1529-1 & 2: Nancy Woods Rice 1973-1974
Map of Tracts 1529-1 & 2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1530-1 & 2: R. L. Rigsbee. Jr. 1973-1974
Map of Tracts 1530-1 & 2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1808: Bessie Riggsbee Mason heirs 1973
Tract 1809: Moselle Williams 1973
Tract 1812: J. L. Kepley 1973
Tract 1815: Fletcher Parker 1973
Tract 1816: Isaac Geer & Cleveland Farrington 1973
Tract 1817: Isaac Geer 1973
Tract 1820: Leroy H. Merritt 1973
Tract 1914: R. L. Rigsbee, Jr. 1973
Tract 1922: R. L. Rigsbee, Jr. 1973
Tract 1924: Millard C. Upchurch 1973
Tract 1810: Sandy Williams heirs 1973
Tract 1811: A. Dwight Price 1975
Tract 1813: Lucille V. Jones & Charlene Nelson 1973
Tract 1814: Lucille V. Jones 1973
File 34: Tract Appraisals (7 folders)
New Hope Lake Property Appraisals Updates, various tracts 1971-1975
Materials describe Tracts 1816 and 1817 (Isaac Geer); 1808 (Bessie Riggsbee Mason heirs); 1645 (Doris Couch Terrell); and a portion of “The Oaks” subdivision, Chapel Hill, NC. An unlabelled map on tracing paper and a map of Tract 1645 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tracts 1804-1 & 2 and 1804E-1 & 2: Kendrick Estates Investment Corp. 1968-1976
Map of Tracts 1804-1 & 2 and 1804E-1 & 2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1908: Needham Lloyd heirs 1975-1978
Tract 1925: City of Durham
Map of Tract 1925 (2 copies; by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tract 1805-E: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1974-1975
Map of Tract 1805-E (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
Tracts 1904-1 & 2: Ervin Co. 1973-1975
Tract 1631: Board of Education of Durham County 1969-1975
Miscellaneous Property Appraisals
Box 9
File 1: Union Insurance Properties 1974
File 6: Penrith Associates Property 1972-1973
File 8: Bull City Oil Company Properties 1978
File 14: SITE, Inc. Property 1970
“Preliminary Plan for Durham P.H.A. — N.C. 13-18″ (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) removed to Oversize Folder 2.
File 14: General Telephone of the Southeast Properties 1976
File 15: Continental Can Company Property 1970
File 22: Penrith Associates Property 1974
File 25: Pisgah Manor, Asheville, NC 1977
File 26: Century Oaks Limited / Eric M. Michaux Property 1974
File 26: Union Insurance & Realty Co. Property 1973
File 27: Highcastle Corp. Property 1973
File 27: Penrith Associates Properties 1973-1976
“Property of Wheeler-Leonard & Co., Inc. and J. and Fern G. King” (by City Planning and Architectural Associates) removed to Oversize Folder 2
Appraisal of Brownstone Inn Lodging Facility 1988
Oversize Materials
Oversize Folder 1
Falls Reservoir Project Base Map undated
Falls Lake Project Aerial Survey Photos 7-146, 10-236, and 10-238 1971
Two maps of Tract 101 (prepared by Army Corps of Engineers and Moorman, Little & Kizer, Inc.) 1977
Falls Lake Project Aerial Survey Photo 5-93 1971
Map of Tract 930 (revised by Moorman, Little, & Kizer) 1977
Map of Tract 319 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1975
Map of Tract 764 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1975
Map of Tract 903 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1973
Map of Tract 1839 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1980
Falls Lake Project Aerial Survey Photos 12-293 and 12-289 undated
Map of Tract 1536 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1981
Map of Tract 1517 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1981
Map of Tracts 1800 and 1800E-2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1981
Map Showing Property to be Acquired from Stagville Farm 1956
Oversize Folder 2
Map of Tract 1702 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1974
Map of Tracts 1738, 1738E-1 & 2 (2 copies; by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1974
Maps of Tract 1646 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.)
Copy 1 undated
Copy 2, revised 1976
Map of Tracts 1909E-1, 2, 3, & 4 (2 copies; by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1974
Map of Tract 1901E (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1974
Map of 1910E-1, 2, & 3 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1974
Map of Tracts 1529-1 & 2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) undated
Map of Tracts 1530-1 & 2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) undated
Unlabelled map on tracing paper undated
Map of Tract 1645 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) undated
Map of Tracts 1804-1 & 2 and 1804E-1 & 2 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1974
Map of Tract 1925 (2 copies; by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) undated
Map of Tract 1805-E (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1974
Preliminary Plan for Durham P.H.A. — N.C. 13-18 (by Moore, Gardner & Assoc, Inc.) 1970
Property of Wheeler-Leonard & Co., Inc. and J. and Fern G. King (by City Planning and Architectural Associates) 1973

 

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