Wilson Tobacco Board of Trade Records, 1895-2004

Manuscript Collection #1087

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Wilson Tobacco Board of Trade Records
    Creator:
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 10.0 Cubic feet, 448 items , 22,160 pages,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    November 7, 2006, (unprocessed) 448 items, 10.0 cubic feet; Records (1895-2004) including legal, membership, financial, meeting, personnel and architectural files of the organization established to promote and support the tobacco industry in Wilson County, North Carolina. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Wilson Public Library, Greg H. Needham, Director

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Wilson Public Library, Greg H. Needham, Director

    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

    Wilson Tobacco Board of Trade Records (#1087), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Lindsay Flood, March 28, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

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

Membership records, bank statements, and tobacco advertising book (ca. 1937-2000). NOTE: Some files do contain personal financial information on membership applications. 118 items, ca. 1852 p.
Seasonal Record Books (1980-2000) showing members' monthly sales prices. 21 items, ca. 2100 p.
Financial ledgers, by laws, and Bank statements (ca. 1954 - 2000) showing payment disbursements to members and creditors. 39 items, ca. 4200 p.
Sales records and meetings minutes (ca. 1931-1948). NOTE: Several items have mold and one book needs rebinding. 17 items, ca. 2000 p.
Minutes, checkbooks, ledgers, and assorted papers ca. (1924-1960, undated). NOTE: Mold smelling. 11 items, ca. 2750 p.
Minutes, financial ledger, season records, and miscellaneous records (1895, 1970-2003). NOTES: Some items need repair and rust is prevalent. Members' monthly sales figures and contact information with multiple copies are included. Also contains one folder labeled "Historical Items" dating to 1895. 47 items, ca. 975 p.
Annual meeting and various committee meetings minutes, miscellaneous company records, and checkbooks (1971-1999). 93 items, ca. 1574 p.
Financial records (1974-2004) of taxes, bills, and designations paid. ca. 62 items, ca. 4800 p.
Personnel files (1969-2000). Contains contact information on member organizations with some multiple copies in folders. Also has three government publications on health and tobacco advertising., and two notebooks on financial matters. ca. 31 items, ca. 1900 p.
Architectural drawings, ca.1969-1972. 9 items. NOTE: Still rolled up, and in need of conservation. 9 items, 9 p.

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Preliminary Inventory

Membership records, bank statements, and tobacco advertising book (ca. 1937-2000). NOTE: Some files do contain personal financial information on membership applications. 118 items, ca. 1852 p.
Seasonal Record Books (1980-2000) showing members' monthly sales prices. 21 items, ca. 2100 p.
Financial ledgers, by laws, and Bank statements (ca. 1954 - 2000) showing payment disbursements to members and creditors. 39 items, ca. 4200 p.
Sales records and meetings minutes (ca. 1931-1948). NOTE: Several items have mold and one book needs rebinding. 17 items, ca. 2000 p.
Minutes, checkbooks, ledgers, and assorted papers ca. (1924-1960, undated). NOTE: Mold smelling. 11 items, ca. 2750 p.
Minutes, financial ledger, season records, and miscellaneous records (1895, 1970-2003). NOTES: Some items need repair and rust is prevalent. Members' monthly sales figures and contact information with multiple copies are included. Also contains one folder labeled "Historical Items" dating to 1895. 47 items, ca. 975 p.
Annual meeting and various committee meetings minutes, miscellaneous company records, and checkbooks (1971-1999). 93 items, ca. 1574 p.
Financial records (1974-2004) of taxes, bills, and designations paid. ca. 62 items, ca. 4800 p.
Personnel files (1969-2000). Contains contact information on member organizations with some multiple copies in folders. Also has three government publications on health and tobacco advertising., and two notebooks on financial matters. ca. 31 items, ca. 1900 p.
Architectural drawings, ca.1969-1972. 9 items. NOTE: Still rolled up, and in need of conservation. 9 items, 9 p.

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