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Guide to the Edwin Clark Papers, 1798-1930 and undated

Abstract

Merchant, of Weldon (Halifax Co.), N.C.

Records and business correspondence of a general merchant of Weldon, N.C., together with daybooks (1880-1918) and ledgers (1878). Also includes a letter from Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., concerning a son in college; and a letter from an instructor at Oak Ridge Military Institute, Guilford Co., N.C. (1917).

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Clark, Edwin
Title
Edwin Clark papers, 1798-1930 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
4.8 Linear Feet, 3,636 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Records and business correspondence of a general merchant of Weldon, N.C., together with daybooks (1880-1918) and ledgers (1878). Also includes a letter from Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., concerning a son in college; and a letter from an instructor at Oak Ridge Military Institute, Guilford Co., N.C. (1917).

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Papers, 1798-1897
Box 1
Papers, 1898-1904
Box 2
Papers, 1905-1908
Box 3
Papers, 1908-1909
Box 4
Papers, 1909-1910
Box 5
Papers, 1910-1911
Box 6
Papers, 1911-1912
Box 7
Papers, 1912-1913
Box 8
Papers, 1913-1914
Box 9
Papers, 1915-1930
Box 10
Papers, undated
Box 11

Please consult with a reference archivist for the locations of these manuscript volumes.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edwin Clark Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Edwin Clark Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1938.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, May 2008

Accession from 1938 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.