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Collection Number: 04900-z

Collection Title: Howard Browning Papers, 1888-1901

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Size 25 items
Abstract Howard Browning was a resident of Littleton, N C., and owned a general merchandise and cotton merchant business. He was the executor for the will of S. L. Barrell and, subsequently, the guardian of J. M. Barrell. Financial and legal papers of Howard Browning. Many of the papers are from his business, B. R. Browning and Son. They include receipts, a fire insurance policy, requests for records from customers, inventories, and account records. There are also many papers concerning the estate of S. L. Barrell, for which Browning was executor, and the subsequent guardianship of Browning over Barrell's son, J. M. Barrell. There is also a photograph of a man, woman, and child taken in Ocean View, Va., on 28 August 1901.
Creator Browning, Howard.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Howard Browning papers #4900-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from J. Douglas Mattox of Raleigh, N.C., on 20 November 1997 (Acc. 97150).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Howard Browning was a resident of Littleton, N C., and owned a general merchandise and cotton merchant business. He was the executor for the will of S. L. Barrell and, subsequently, the guardian of J. M. Barrell.

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Financial and legal papers of Howard Browning. Many of the papers are from his business, B. R. Browning and Son. They include receipts, a fire insurance policy, requests for records from customers, inventories, and account records. There are also many papers concerning the estate of S. L. Barrell, for which Browning was executor, and the subsequent guardianship of Browning over Barrell's son, J. M. Barrell. There is also a photograph of a man, woman, and child taken in Ocean View, Va., on 28 August 1901.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Adera Scheinker, December 1997

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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