Southern Railway Company Papers, 1953-1957

Manuscript Collection #28

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Southern Railway Company Papers
    Creator: Southern Railway Company
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1953-1957) including correspondence and a clipping relating to assessments of railroad properties.
    Extent: 0.044 Cubic feet, 8 items , including correspondence and a newspaper clipping.
  • Description

    The majority of this collection consists of letters written by William D. McLean (1953) and Robert Pruitt (1954-1956), tax commissioners of the Southern Railway System, to J. C. Bethune, Secretary of the N.C. State Board of Assessment, advising him to make assessment changes on the Southern Railway property in Mecklenburg, Guilford, Alamance, Forsyth, Davidson, Rowan, and Cleveland counties, N.C.

    A newspaper clipping from the Raleigh, N.C., News and Observer (19 February 1957) relates that the Interstate Commerce Commission has authorized the Southern Railway Company to acquire stock control of the Atlantic and East Carolina Railway.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    October 6, 1967, Papers of Southern Railway Company, consisting of correspondence (1953-1956) and a newspaper clipping (1957). Transferred from Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    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

    Southern Railway Company Papers (#28), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by D. Lennon, October 1967

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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