Watson, Gaston and Fannie, Collection

Manuscript Collection #1357

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Gaston and Fannie Watson Collection
    Creator: Watson, Gaston, 1868-1933
    Watson, Fannie Morris, 1884-1965
    Wilson County Public Library
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Material (1898-1948) including legal correspondence and summons, tax receipts, accounts ledger, deeds, contracts and life insurance policies related to the real estate business of Gaston Watson (1865-1933) and his wife Fannie Morris Watson (1884-1965) of Wilson, North Carolina. Also included are photographs related to the family; WWII pay records and photographs related to son William Kirby Watson (1919-1993); and an 1854 copy of "Zion's Hymns" compiled for use in Original Free-Will Baptist Churches of North Carolina.
    Extent: 1.65 Cubic Feet, 1 records storage box and 1 document case, consisting of correspondence, summons, deeds, contracts, life insurance policies, photographs, negatives, tintype, pay records, and a publication
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    2019-10-01, (unprocessed) 1.65 cubic feet; Material (1898-1948) including legal correspondence and summons, bankbooks, tax receipts, accounts ledger, deeds, contracts and life insurance policies related to the real estate business of Gaston Watson (1865-1933) and his wife Fannie Morris Watson (1884-1965) of Wilson, North Carolina. Also included are photographs, a tintype, and negatives related to the family; WWII pay records and photographs related to son William Kirby Watson (1919-1993); church-related documents (1945-1956); and an 1854 copy of "Zion's Hymns" compiled for use in Original Free-Will Baptist Churches of North Carolina. Transferred from Wilson County Public Library.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from Wilson County Public Library

    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

    Gaston and Fannie Watson Collection (#1357), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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