Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records

1907-1938, undated
Manuscript Collection #544
Creator(s)
Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company
Physical description
1 Cubic Feet, 4 archival boxes
Preferred Citation
Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records (#544), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No Restrictions

Records (1907-1909, 1912,1920-1921,1938) of Wilson, NC Tobacco warehouse firm, including ledgers, correspondence and financial reports.


Biographical/historical information

The tobacco warehouse firm of Cozart, Eagles, and Carr operated the Centre Brick Warehouse on South Goldsboro St. in Wilson, NC. The warehouse was opened in 1893. One known founder was Ula Hubert Cozart.


Scope and arrangement

The materials consist of the business records of the tobacco warehouse firm of Cozart, Eagles, and Carr. The collection includes six ledgers documenting daily cash transactions between the warehouse and buyers. Some if the ledgers also provide annual totals and names of customers. Some notable companies that the Cozart, Eagles, and Carr firm traded with are Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company, American Tobacco Company, and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. There is also one folder in the collection containing fifteen various items. The loose records include cash receipts, gift tax receipts, correspondence, stock liability statements and audit reports of the Portsmouth Fisheries Company and the Brunswick Navigation Company.


Administrative information
Custodial History

1988-01-06, 21 items; 1 cubic foot; Records of the Cozart, Eagles, and Carr tobacco warehouse, Wilson, NC. Also included are business correspondences of the Portsmouth Fisheries Company and The Brunswick Navigation Company, which were other business ventures of the proprietors of the warehouse in Wilson. Gift of The Tobacco Museum of North Carolina, Kenly, NC.

Source of acquisition

Gift of The Tobacco Museum of North Carolina

Processing information

Processed by James W. Bateman, May 8, 2002

Encoded by Dale Sauter, March 30, 2007

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Container list
Box 1 Folder b Ledger, 1907-1909
Box 1 Folder c Ledger, 1912-1913
Box 2 Folder a Ledger, 1920-1921
Box 2 Folder b Ledger, 1938
Box 3 Ledger, 1907-1908
Box 4 Ledger, 1908-1910