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Guide to the Simmons Lumber Company (Williamston, NC) Records, 1878-1936 and undated

Abstract

Lumber company in Williamston, NC, founded by Dennis Simmons.

Correspondence, accounts, account books, ledgers, deeds, pay lists, bills, receipts, and other records of the Simmons Lumber Company of Williamston, NC. The papers date from 1878-1936 and relate to all aspects of the lumbering business in North Carolina, from the purchase of timber lands to the shipment of finished board.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Simmons Lumber Company (Williamston, NC)
Title
Simmons Lumber Company (Williamston, NC) records 1878-1936 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
37 Linear Feet, 27,738 Items
Location
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Collection Overview

Correspondence, accounts, account books, ledgers, deeds, pay lists, bills, receipts, and other records of the Simmons Lumber Company of Williamston, NC. The papers date from 1878-1936 and relate to all aspects of the lumbering business in North Carolina, from the purchase of timber lands to the shipment of finished board.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

1879-1905 Jan.
Box 1
1905 Jan.-Apr.
Box 2
1905 Apr.-July
Box 3
1905 July-Sept.
Box 4
1905 Oct.-Dec.
Box 5
1906 Jan.-Mar.
Box 6
1906 Apr.-June
Box 7
1906 July-Sept.
Box 8
1906 Sept.-Nov.
Box 9
1906 Nov.-1907 Jan.
Box 10
1907 Jan.-Apr.
Box 11
1907 Apr.-May
Box 12
1907 June-July
Box 13
1907 Aug.-Oct.
Box 14
1907 Nov.-Dec.
Box 15
1908 Jan.-May
Box 16
1908 May-Aug.
Box 17
1908 Aug.-1909 Jan.
Box 18
1909 Feb.-Mar.
Box 19
1909 Apr.-May
Box 20
1909 June-July
Box 21
1909 July-Sept.
Box 22
1909 Sept.-Oct.
Box 23
1909 Oct.-Nov.
Box 24
1909 Dec.-1922
Box 25
1930 and undated
Box 26
Letters, 1901-1902
Volumes 1-2
Letters, 1903
Volumes 3-4
Letters, 1903-1904
Volume 5
Letters, 1904
Volumes 6-7
Letters, 1904-1905
Volume 8
Letters, 1905
Volumes 9-10
Letters, 1905-1906
Volume 11
Letters, 1906
Volumes 12-14
Letters, 1907
Volumes 15-18
Letters, 1907-1908
Volume 19
Letters, 1908
Volumes 20-24
1853-1897
Box 26
1898-1906
Box 27
1907-1936
Box 28
Misc. materials
Box 29
1890-1909
Box 29-39
1910-1919
Box 40
Volumes
Box 40

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Simmons Lumber Company (Williamston, NC) Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Simmons Lumber Company (Williamston, NC) Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1957.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, July 2008

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.