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E. C. Winslow Records, 1890-1948

Manuscript Collection #1174

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

Title: E. C. Winslow Records
Creator: Winslow, Edward Cyrus, born 1886
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: This collection (ca. 1890-ca. 1948) documents the horse and mule business, farm operations, land transactions, saw mill operation, and other business enterprises of Edward Cyrus Winslow (b. 1886) of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C. Included in the collection are correspondence, financial and legal records such as account books, ledgers, bills and receipts, contracts with other mule dealers, promissory notes, agricultural liens and chattel mortgages, deeds and lease and rental agreements. Also included are superior court records, blueprints of farm tracts and dairy equipment, printed material, business and family photographs, and a small quantity of family correspondence.
Extent: 17.5 Cubic feet, Approximately 36 boxes., consisting of correspondence, account books, ledgers, deeds, photographs, printed material and blueprints.

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

Accessions Information

November 30, 2010, (unprocessed) 8.0 cubic feet; Records (ca. 1905-ca. 1947) documenting the horse and mule business, farm operations, land transactions, saw mill operation, and other business enterprises of Edward Cyrus Winslow (b. 1886) of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C. Records include correspondence, account books, ledgers, bills and receipts, contracts with other mule dealers, promissory notes, agricultural liens and chattel mortgages, deeds, lease and rental agreements, superior court records, blueprints of farm tracts and dairy equipment, and printed material. Also included is a small quantity of family correspondence. Donor: James W. Winslow.

February 10, 2013, (unprocessed addition 1) 5.0 cubic feet; Records (ca. 1895-1948) including correspondence, financial records, blueprints, photograph and printed material. [received October 12, 2012] Donor: James W. Winslow.

February 10, 2013, (unprocessed addition 2) 1.0 cubic feet; E. C. Winslow’s business records (ca. 1916-1928) related to the selling of hogs. Included are business correspondence, invoices and railway shipping records; and correspondence to E. C. Winslow from A. L. Younger which also contains some shipping records and financial documents. [received January 25, 2013] Donor: James W. Winslow.

February 28, 2013, (unprocessed addition 3) 3.5 cubic feet; Records (ca. 1890-1938) include photographs (business and family related), correspondence, financial records, maps, and printed miscellany. [received 2/26/2013] Donor: James W. Winslow.

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

E. C. Winslow Records (#1174), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of James W. Winslow

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

Edward Cyrus Winslow (born 1886) of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, was involved in many business enterprises in the Tarboro area including the horse and mule business, farm operations, land transactions, and saw mill operation.

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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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