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Buffkin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-277
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers documenting the political activities and business operations of Albert W. Buffkin (1855-1921), a white landowner, business operator, and farmer in Columbus County, North Carolina during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Types of materials include professional and personal correspondence, a 1782 land grant, deeds and indentures, court and legal documents, handwritten notes, political pamphlets, contracts, mortgage agreements, account books, and...
Dates: 1782-2005, bulk 1870-1930

C. A. Brown Lumber Company Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-287
Scope and Contents The C.A. Brown Lumber Company papers include company records pertaining to its business operations. Materials include various agreements for truck leasing, boundary lines, and timber purchasing, as well as invoices and receipts for individual companies, and timber deeds and cutting agreements. Accounting and IRS documents, company and insurance records, policy books, driver daily logs, correspondence, and sales ledgers are also found in the collection. The papers range in date from 1904 to...
Dates: 1904-1984; Majority of material found within 1972-1984

The Camera Shop Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-293
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from The Camera Shop, a business that operated at Front and Grace Street in Wilmington, N.C. for seventy-two years. Materials include personal, business, and supply correspondence, customer and supplier invoices, advertising correspondence and invoices, job applications, property paperwork, and mail solicitations from 1942-1957. Of note in this collection is correspondence between The Camera Shop and suppliers during World War II, at which time The Camera Shop...
Dates: 1942-1957

Wilmington, N.C. Shipping Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-139
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight pages of correspondence, including invoices to William R. Bowers (of William R. Bowers and Co.) in Providence, Rhode Island during the 1830s. Goods were shipped from Wilmington, N.C. by Lazarus and Whitmarsh, John W. Fisher, and D.B. Hood.
Dates: 1832-1838