|Title:||Southern Railway Company Papers|
|Creator:||Southern Railway Company|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Papers (1953-1957) including correspondence and a clipping relating to assessments of railroad properties.|
|Extent:||0.044 Cubic feet, 8 items , including correspondence and a newspaper clipping.|
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
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 (February 19, 1957) relates that the Interstate Commerce Commission has authorized the Southern Railway Company to acquire stock control of the Atlantic and East Carolina Railway.
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