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David A. Norris Collection, 1901-1923

Manuscript Collection #687

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

Title: David A. Norris Collection
Creator: Norris, David A.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (1901-1923) including post cards, tobacco flyer, contract, and miscellaneous.
Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, consisting of 1 unbound register, 1 bound register, and newspaper clippings.

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

Accessions Information

December 1, 1994, 14 items; Eastern North Carolina materials (1901-1923), including picture post cards, miscellaneous financial records, and a tobacco marketing flyer. Gift courtesy of Mr. David A. Norris, Greenville, North Carolina.

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

David A. Norris Collection (#687), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mr. David A. Norris

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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

Post cards (7) depict an East Carolina University homecoming parade, several Greenville, N.C., buildings, and other buildings from around North Carolina. Also included is a flyer (1922) from the Tobacco Board of Trade regarding the tobacco co-op of Greenville, warehouses to be open, five-year contracts, questions for growers, and a controversy involving Judge Robert W. Bingham's comments on tobacco sale prices. Miscellaneous receipts, a cake recipe, and a Sampson County voter's card (1908) are also included in this collection.

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

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. To see what's been digitized in this collection, please click on the "View Digitized Objects" link, or look for hyperlinks in the preliminary inventory
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