Johnston Family Papers

1897-1959
Manuscript Collection #783
Creator(s)
Physical description
3.25 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Johnston Family Papers (#783), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
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Papers (1844-1854, 1897-1959) of Pitt County, NC family, including tobacco warehouse records (1913-1936), store and other business records (1844-1854, 1912-1959), public school records (1897-1926), picture post cards, correspondence and miscellany.


Administrative information
Custodial History

August 10, 1999 (unprocessed), 181 items, 22 volumes; Papers (1844-1854, 1897-1959) of Pitt County, N.C. family, including tobacco warehouse records (1913-1936), store and other business records (1844-1854, 1912-1959), public school records (1897-1926), picture post cards, correspondence, and miscellany. Donor: Dr. Richard Capwell.

January 23, 2002 (unprocessed addition 1), 9 items, 9 volumes; Collection (1846-1959, n.d.) including Johnston – Foxhall Brick Warehouse, Greenville, NC ledger books and loose documents, 1919-1939, a tobacco warehouse owned by F.V. Johnston and F. D. Foxhall, and printed works owned by several generations of the Johnston family. Donor: Dr. Richard Capwell.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Dr. Richard Capwell

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Letter from Herbert C. Bonner to J. B. Johnston
Box 1 Folder a Cash Book, Sept. 1919 - Fen. 1920 tobacco season sales and expenses
Box 1 Folder b Profit and Loss and Accounts Book. Sept. 1920 - Mar. 1921 tobacco season
Box 1 Folder c Ledger. Sept. 1921- Feb. 1922 tobacco season sales and expenses. Note: Three dried tobacco leaves inside front cover
Box 1 Folder d Cash Book, Sept. 1921 - Mar. 1922 tobacco season sales and expenses. Note: Pale green and brown cover with "2 L" written on it
Box 1 Folder e Account Book, Sept.1928 - Mar. 1929
Box 1 Folder g Cash Book, Sept. 1929 - Jan.1930 tobacco season sales and expenses
Box 1 Folder h J. M. Johnston Credit and Profit and Loss Ledger. 1937
Box 1 Folder i J. M. Johnston Check Book, Aug. - Nov. 1938. 140 p. plus 158 loose items. Note: Loose items include: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Administration correspondence and authorization for transfers; Bank statements and cancelled checks; North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture correspondence; Black sales receipts; and a postcard from Jesse Bailey, 11/22/1938