Clark-Tripp Papers, 1893-1918

Manuscript Collection #231

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Clark-Tripp Papers
    Creator: Clark family
    Tripp family
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1947-1954), consisting of correspondence, speeches, campaign literature, and miscellaneous.
    Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 26 items , including correspondence and warehouse tickets.
  • Description

    The Clark-Tripp Papers is a collection made up primarily of the warehouse tickets of W. P. Clark and J. J. Tripp of Greenville, North Carolina. Their receipts for 1893, 1894, and 1918 from a variety of tobacco warehouses in Greenville, N.C., demonstrate the increasing value of tobacco as a cash crop between the years 1893, 1894, and 1918.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    June 30, 1978, 26 items; Papers (1893-1918) of Greenville, N.C. tobacconists, including correspondence and warehouse tickets. Gift of Mrs. Jarvis Tripp, Sr., Greenville, N.C.

    June 22, 1973, (unprocessed addition 1), ca. 700 items.; papers (1947-1954), consisting of correspondence, speeches, campaign literature, and miscellaneous. Donor: Mrs. Hubert E. Olive.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Jarvis Tripp, Sr.
    Gift of Mrs. Hubert E. Olive

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Clark-Tripp Papers (#231), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by M. Quintanilla, October 1986

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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