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W. W. Michaux, Jr. Collection, 1930-2009

Manuscript Collection #1152

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

Title: W. W. Michaux, Jr. Collection
Creators: Crenshaw, Gordon L.
Michaux, W.M. (Jr.)
Thurmond, Roy C.
Universal Leaf Tobacco Company (Richmond, VA)
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 3 items .

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

Accessions Information

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

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

W. W. Michaux, Jr. Collection (#1152), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Ellen M. Gower

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, October 07, 2009


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

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

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Series 1:
Printed materials
  • Box 1#1152.1
    • Folder a#1152.1.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.
Series 2:
Oversized materials
  • Oversize Folder 1os1#1152.1os1
    • 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.
    • 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.
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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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