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Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records, 1907-1938, undated

Manuscript Collection #544

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Title: Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records
Creator: Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Records (1907-1909, 1912,1920-1921,1938) of Wilson, NC Tobacco warehouse firm, including ledgers, correspondence and financial reports.
Extent: 1.0 Cubic feet, 4 archival boxes.

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Accessions Information

1988-01-06, 21 items; 1 cubic foot; Records of the Cozart, Eagles, and Carr tobacco warehouse, Wilson, NC. Also included are business correspondences of the Portsmouth Fisheries Company and The Brunswick Navigation Company, which were other business ventures of the proprietors of the warehouse in Wilson. Gift of The Tobacco Museum of North Carolina, Kenly, NC.

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

Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records (#544), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of The Tobacco Museum of North Carolina

Processing Information

  • Processed by James W. Bateman, May 8, 2002

  • Encoded by Dale Sauter, March 30, 2007


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The tobacco warehouse firm of Cozart, Eagles, and Carr operated the Centre Brick Warehouse on South Goldsboro St. in Wilson, NC. The warehouse was opened in 1893. One known founder was Ula Hubert Cozart.

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The materials consist of the business records of the tobacco warehouse firm of Cozart, Eagles, and Carr. The collection includes six ledgers documenting daily cash transactions between the warehouse and buyers. Some if the ledgers also provide annual totals and names of customers. Some notable companies that the Cozart, Eagles, and Carr firm traded with are Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company, American Tobacco Company, and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. There is also one folder in the collection containing fifteen various items. The loose records include cash receipts, gift tax receipts, correspondence, stock liability statements and audit reports of the Portsmouth Fisheries Company and the Brunswick Navigation Company.

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Series 1:
Loose Records
Series 2:
Ledgers
Box 3#0544.3
Ledger, 1907-1908
Box 4#0544.4
Ledger, 1908-1910
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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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