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This is a collection guide. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division,
J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our
reading room. To see what's been digitized in this collection, click on the thumbnail at the top right of this page
or look for hyperlinks in the container list and/or the preliminary inventory.
The majority of this collection consists of letters written by William D. McLean (1953) and Robert Pruitt (1954-1956), tax commissioners of the Southern Railway System, to J. C. Bethune, Secretary of the N.C. State Board of Assessment, advising him to make assessment changes on the Southern Railway property in Mecklenburg, Guilford, Alamance, Forsyth, Davidson, Rowan, and Cleveland counties, N.C.
A newspaper clipping from the Raleigh, N.C.,
News and Observer (19 February 1957) relates that the Interstate Commerce Commission has authorized the Southern Railway Company to acquire stock control of the Atlantic and East Carolina Railway.
October 6, 1967, Papers of Southern Railway Company, consisting of correspondence (1953-1956) and a newspaper clipping (1957). Transferred from Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Southern Railway Company Papers (#28), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by D. Lennon, October 1967
Encoded by Apex Data Services
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Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection, without the consent of those individuals, may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which East Carolina University assumes no responsibility.