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Clark-Tripp Papers, 1893-1918

(Manuscript Collection #231)

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Title: Clark-Tripp Papers
Creators: Clark family
Tripp family
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: 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.

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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.

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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.

Acquisition Information

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

Processing Information

  • Processed by M. Quintanilla, October 1986

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. 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. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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