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Wilmington Iron Works Records, 1865, 1892-1999

Manuscript Collection #794

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Title: Wilmington Iron Works Records
Creator: Wilmington Iron Works
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Records (1865 [1892-1999]) including correspondence, minutes, financial and legal records, audit reports, contracts, stockholder records, bids, blurprints, job specifications, ledgers, catalogs, and miscellany.
Extent: 20.0 Cubic feet, consisting of correspondence, minutes, financial and legal records, audit reports

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

Accessions Information

August 23, 2000, 20 cubic feet, records (1865 [1892-1999]), including an early company history; stockholders records; stockholders/board minutes; union/labor records; time books; insurance records and inventories; audit reports; Dunn & Bradstreet ratings; Department of Army, Navy, and War Production Board files; contracts; correspondence; general files; blueprints; job specifications; ledgers; and catalogs. Gift of Koke & Company, Peter Koke, President, P.O. Box 329, Wilmington, NC 28402.

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

Wilmington Iron Works Records (#794), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Koke & Company, Peter Koke

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

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

Box 1#0794.1
Company History, 1882
Historic File, 1865-1874
Charter, 1939
Charter Revisions, 1936-1939
Stock Certificates
Stockholder Files
Zoning--Historic District File
Box 2#0794.2
Stockholders Minutes, 1892-1957
Box 3#0794.3
Stockholders/Board Minutes, 1957-1998
Box 4#0794.4
Legal Records
Indentures, Legal Documents, 1859-1959
Maritime Contracts,Suits, etc. 1908-1929
Legal File: WIW vs. Steamer JOHN W. FREDERICK, JR.
Land Transactions, 1890-1967
Box 5#0794.5
Sale of WIW, 1995-1998
Box 6#0794.6
Labor Records (unionization) - United Steel Workers, 1907-1971
Box 7#0794.7
Time Books, 1919-1930
Box 8#0794.8
Time Books, 1930-1969
Box 9#0794.9
Insurance Records
Box 10#0794.10
Box 11#0794.11
Audit Reports, Financial Statements, 1902-1977
Box 12#0794.12
War Production Board File, 1942-1945
U.S. Shipping Board File, 1920
National War Labor Board File, 1942-1945
Department of Army File, 1961-1989
Box 13#0794.13
Department of Navy Files, 1943-1944, 1965-1984
Box 14#0794.14
Correspondence (unsorted), 1903-1965
Box 15#0794.15
Correspondence (unsorted), 1903-1965
Box 16#0794.16
Correspondence (unsorted), 1903-1965
Box 17-25#0794.17-25
General Files (unsorted), 1941-1990(correspondence, specs, bids, blueprints, catalogs, etc.)
Box 26-30#0794.26-30
Financial Records (unsorted), 1912-1991(accounts payable, accounts receivable, analysis of expenses, orders, sales, freight, sales sheets)
Box 31#0794.31
Dunn & Bradstreet ratings
Box 32-38#0794.32-38
Blue prints, engineering drawings, etc. (unsorted)
Box 39-41#0794.39-41
Miscellany and catalogs
Box 41-45#0794.41-45
Publications (catalogs, manuals, etc.)
Box 46-51#0794.46-51
Loose ledgers

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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