Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records, 1907-1938, undated

Manuscript Collection #544

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records
    Creator: Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Records (1907-1909, 1912,1920-1921,1938) of Wilson, NC Tobacco warehouse firm, including ledgers, correspondence and financial reports.
    Extent: 1.0 Cubic feet, 4 archival boxes,
  • Description
     

    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.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of The Tobacco Museum of North Carolina

    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

    Cozart, Eagles, and Carr Company Records (#544), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by James W. Bateman, May 8, 2002

    Encoded by Dale Sauter, March 30, 2007

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