W. W. Michaux, Jr. Collection

Manuscript Collection #1152
Universal Leaf Tobacco Company (Richmond, VA); Thurmond, Roy C.; Michaux, W.M. (Jr.); Crenshaw, Gordon L.
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 3 items
Preferred Citation
W. W. Michaux, Jr. Collection (#1152), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Administrative information
Custodial History

October 7, 2009, (unprocessed) 3 items, 0.01 cubic feet; Collection (1930, 1946, 1985, 2009) including printed Interim Report for the Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Richmond, Virginia, comparing three months ended September 30, 1985 with three months ended September 30, 1984; also blueprints of design drawings for tobacco processing equipment by W. W. Michaux, Jr. of Richmond, VA, including Tobacco Blending Machine & Michaux Blend Hang Machine, Model F. See preliminary inventory attached. 1 box & 1 oversized folder. 3 items. 7 p. (ca. 0.01 cubic feet) Recd. 7/14/2009. Note: Small section neatly cut away from one copy of Michaux Blend Hang Machine drawing. Donor: Ellen M. Gower

Source of acquisition

Gift of Ellen M. Gower

Processing information

Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, October 07, 2009

Copyright notice

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

Key terms
Corporate Names
Universal Leaf Tobacco Co.
Tobacco industry--Virginia--Richmond

Container list
Box 1 Folder a Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Richmond, Virginia (1985, 2009) Condensed consolidated balance sheets (unaudited) for the three months ended, September 30th, 1984 & 1985; letter from Gordon L. Crenshaw, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer to "Our Stockholders" enclosing quarterly dividend check on verso & with note from donor on provenance attached. 2 items. 3 p. Note: Front features a photograph of the inside of a tobacco factory filled with tobacco bales. Verso contains fiscal information comparing third quarter of 1984 with third quarter of 1985
Folder 1os1 Folder 2 Tobacco Grading Machine (1930) Design drawing for a Tobacco Grading Machine, patent applied for by W.W. Michaux, Jr.; drawn 8/31/1930 by "A.E." for William F. Lee, Engineer, Richmond VA; includes sections, plans, details, and a typical cross-section. Blueprint. 14" x 33". 1 item. 1 p. Note: signed on verso
Folder 1os1 Folder 2 Michaux Blend-Hang Machine, Model F. (1946) Design drawing for a Michaux Blend-Hang Machine, Model F. drawn 11/14/1946 by Ray C. Thurmond; includes Head Section Elevation, Idle End Section Plan, Idle End Section Elevation, Middle Section Elevation, Cross Section, Head Section End View, Detail of Drive Shaft, Middle Section "assembly", detail of main wheel, and notes. Blueprints. 26" x 39". Scale: 1-1/2" = 1.0". 1 item. 3 p. Note: Includes three copies; small section neatly cut away from one copy