Grigg T. Tyson Papers, 1870-1952 (bulk 1917-1926)

Manuscript Collection #1023

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Series 1 :
Bills & Receipts
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Bills & Receipts (1883) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder b
      Bills & Receipts (1922, 1926) 5 items. 8p.
    • Folder c
      National Bank of Greenville, Greenville, NC. G. T. Tyson, Sr. Cancelled checks & statements (March-Oct 1922) 6 items. 76 p.
    • Folder d
      National Bank of Greenville, Greenville, NC. G. T. Tyson, Jr. Cancelled checks & statements (Oct.-Dec. 1922) 3 items. 56 p.
    • Folder e
      Tax Receipts, Beaver Dam Township, Pitt County, NC (1905-1920) 11 items 11 p.
Series 2 :
  • Box 1
    • Folder f
      Be Shy of Bonds[written in opposition to proposed Road Bonds issue Farmville, NC] by G.T. Tyson (ca. 1919) 1 item. 1p.
    • Folder g
      Darling Please Except [sic] This [poem] by Grigg T. Tyson, Farmville, NC (3/22/1879) 1 item 1 p.
    • Folder h
      Yea Olden Times, For the Constitution [Account of Childhood & Early Life, 1818-1840s] by G.T. Tyson (1889) 1 item 7p Note: page 4 missing
Series 3 :
  • Box 1
    • Folder i
      Clippings (ca. 1917-1919) 2 items 2p.
Series 4 :
  • Box 1
    • Folder j
      Letters to and from ladies (1870,1884) 2 items. 2 p.
Series 5 :
Genealogical Accounts
  • Box 1
    • Folder k
      Descendants of John Joyner and Wife Annie, ca. 1740-1782, by Grigg T. Tyson (ca. 1899) 1 item 2 p.
    • Folder l
      Tyson, T. B. Letter to G.T. Tyson, re: Tyson genealogy (7/12/1920) TLS. 1 item 4 p.
Series 6 :
  • Box 1
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    • Folder m
      Field Return of the Regiment of Militia for Pitt County at General Muster the 18th Day of November 1773 (n.d) [From Ms Records of Office of Secretary of State, Vol. IX, p__] Holograph coy. 1 item 2 p.
    • Folder n  (1 item digitized)
      G.T. Tyson [?] Tin plate photographic print. (Ca. 1870) 1item 1p.
    • Folder o
      G.T. Tyson, Jr. Estate Final Account (11/28/1952) 1 item. 2 p. Carbon typescript.
    • Folder p
      Loose papers from Agricultural Log Book [Accounting records; History of the World War pg. 665-666; photocopy of Clark Gable with signature; Press Bulletin #112 of the NC Geological & Economic Survey (9/25/1913); Schedule for 4-H club meetings in Jan. (1/2/1939); letter from John to his Brother (9/28/1922); Accounting records; Receipts from Hub Hardware Company (11/29/1922); Receipt (11/24/1922); Bulletin # 101 of Western Livestock Insurance Company, Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York-received Premium of Grigg T. Tyson, policy #2838, 794 (12/24/1912) 11 items. 18 p.
Series 7 :
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Commission as member of the National Minute men Committee of the Democratic National Committee for Grigg T. Tyson (1912) 1item 1p.
    • Folder b
      Commission as Justice of the Peace, Beaver Dam Township, Pitt County, NC for Grigg T. Tyson (6/11/1881) 1item 1p. Note: Signed by Gov. Thomas J. Jarvis
Series 8 :
Maps & Surveys
  • Box 2
    • Folder c
      Map of G.T. Tyson Farm, Beaver Dam Township, Pitt County, NC (May 1914). 1"= 500' by Jarvis B. Harding, CE. 1 item 1 p.
    • Folder d
      Survey for a New Road from Williams old mill to Farmville, NC (12/18/1901) No scale. Survey by Robert Washington, Ayden, NC. 1 item 1 p.
    • Folder e
      Plot & Note of Mr. James Cobb's land, formerly part of the Smith lands, on Gum Branch (4/21/1887). 16 poles = 1". P. Matthews, Surveyor, Greenville, NC. Survey & Plat of 89 acres of land of Gum Branch (4/17/1916) Thomas Cotton, Surveyor, Greenville, NC. No scale. 2 items 2 p.
    • Folder f
      Agricultural Log Book, G.T. Tyson Farm (1917-1924) 1 vol. 491 p. Note: only 46 p. used
Series 9 :
Oversized Materials
Oversize Folder os1
Map Showing G. T. Tyson's & Adjacent Properties (undated) Tracing. No Scale. 1 item 1 p.

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