June 30, 1978, 26 items; Papers (1893-1918) of Greenville, N.C. tobacconists, including correspondence and warehouse tickets. Gift of Mrs. Jarvis Tripp, Sr., Greenville, N.C.
June 22, 1973, (unprocessed addition 1), ca. 700 items.; papers (1947-1954), consisting of correspondence, speeches, campaign literature, and miscellaneous. Donor: Mrs. Hubert E. Olive.
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Clark-Tripp Papers (#231), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
- Gift of Mrs. Jarvis Tripp, Sr.
- Gift of Mrs. Hubert E. Olive
The Clark-Tripp Papers is a collection made up primarily of the warehouse tickets of W. P. Clark and J. J. Tripp of Greenville, North Carolina. Their receipts for 1893, 1894, and 1918 from a variety of tobacco warehouses in Greenville, N.C., demonstrate the increasing value of tobacco as a cash crop between the years 1893, 1894, and 1918.