Johnston Family Papers, 1897-1959

Manuscript Collection #783

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Johnston Family Papers
    Creator:
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: 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.
    Extent: 3.25 Cubic feet,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Dr. Richard Capwell

    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

    Johnston Family Papers (#783), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Apex Data Services


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Johnston & Foxhall's Brick Warehouse. F. V. Johnston & F. D. Foxhall, Proprietors, Greenville, NC
     
    Cash Book, Sept. 1919 - Fen. 1920 tobacco season sales and expenses.
    Profit and Loss and Accounts Book. Sept. 1920 - Mar. 1921 tobacco season.
    Ledger. Sept. 1921- Feb. 1922 tobacco season sales and expenses. Note: Three dried tobacco leaves inside front cover.
    Cash Book, Sept. 1921 - Mar. 1922 tobacco season sales and expenses. Note: Pale green and brown cover with "2 L" written on it.
    Account Book, Sept.1928 - Mar. 1929.
    Cash Book, Sept. 1929 - Jan.1930 tobacco season sales and expenses.
    J. M. Johnston Credit and Profit and Loss Ledger. 1937.
    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.

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Johnston & Foxhall's Brick Warehouse. F. V. Johnston & F. D. Foxhall, Proprietors, Greenville, NC
     
    Cash Book, Sept. 1919 - Fen. 1920 tobacco season sales and expenses.
    Profit and Loss and Accounts Book. Sept. 1920 - Mar. 1921 tobacco season.
    Ledger. Sept. 1921- Feb. 1922 tobacco season sales and expenses. Note: Three dried tobacco leaves inside front cover.
    Cash Book, Sept. 1921 - Mar. 1922 tobacco season sales and expenses. Note: Pale green and brown cover with "2 L" written on it.
    Account Book, Sept.1928 - Mar. 1929.
    Cash Book, Sept. 1929 - Jan.1930 tobacco season sales and expenses.
    J. M. Johnston Credit and Profit and Loss Ledger. 1937.
    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.

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