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Collection Number: 04743

Collection Title: E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 340 items)
Abstract Bills and receipts, 1945-1946 and 1952, and farm journals and ledgers, 1936-1983, of E. B. Draughon relating to livestock, peanut and other commodity growing, and miscellaneous farming operations at The Elms, Whitakers, Edgecombe County, N.C. There are also ledgers and other books of account from stores in Whitakers, 1919-1947. Bills and receipts include materials relating to the purchase of farm equipment and other items and to the use of a community grain elevator. There are also copies of hail adjustment proof of loss forms. Whitakers farm volumes include two journals, 1936-1937 and 1938- 1940, with brief entries documenting farm activities, and 12 ledgers listing incomes and expenses, 1940-1983. Store volumes relate to establishments in Whitakers and include two cash books, 1919-1927, of the dry-goods firm of G. W. Harrison; two account books, 1924-1941 and 1943, of J. White & Son, dry-goods; and five miscellaneous account, ledger, and inventory books, 1919-1947.
Creator Draughon, E. B.
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 E. B. Draughon papers #4743, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from The Elms through Michael O'Brien of Whitakers, N.C., in October 1994 (Acc. 94156) and February 1995 (Acc. 95030).
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. ยง 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. ยง 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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Bills and receipts, 1945-1946 and 1952, and farm journals and ledgers, 1936-1983, of E. B. Draughon relating to livestock, peanut and other commodity growing, and miscellaneous farming operations at The Elms, Whitakers, Edgecombe County, N.C. There are also ledgers and other books of account from stores in Whitakers, 1919-1947. Bills and receipts include materials relating to the purchase of farm equipment and other items and to the use of a community grain elevator. There are also copies of hail adjustment proof of loss forms. Whitakers farm volumes include two journals, 1936-1937 and 1938- 1940, with brief entries documenting farm activities, and 12 ledgers listing incomes and expenses, 1940-1983. Store volumes relate to establishments in Whitakers and include two cash books, 1919-1927, of the dry-goods firm of G. W. Harrison; two account books, 1924-1941 and 1943, of J. White & Son, dry-goods; and five miscellaneous account, ledger, and inventory books, 1919-1947.

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Contents list

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Folder 1-3

Folder 1

Folder 2

Folder 3

Bills and receipts, 1945-1946 #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 1-3

Folder 4-6

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

Bills and receipts, 1952 #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 4-6

Folder 7

Volume S-1: Farm journal, 1936-1937. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 7

Volume S-2: Farm journal, 1938-1940. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 7

Volume S-3: Farm ledger, 1940-1942. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 7

Volume S-4: Farm ledger, 1943-1945. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 7

Volume S-5: Farm ledger, 1945-1948. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 7

Volume S-6: Farm ledger, 1947-1950. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 7: Farm ledger, 1948-1966. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 8

Folder 9

Volume S-8: Farm ledger, 1949-1953. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 9

Volume S-9: Farm ledger, 1950-1982. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 9

Volume S-10: Farm ledger, 1953-1959. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 9

Volume S-11: Farm ledger, 1953-1960. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 9

Volume S-12: Farm ledger, 1959-1964. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 9

Volume S-13: Farm ledger, 1964-1979. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 9

Folder 10

Volume S-14: Farm ledger, 1966-1983. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 10

Folder 11

Volume 15: G. W. Harrison cash book, 1919-1922. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 11

Folder 12

Volume 16: G. W. Harrison cash book, 1922-1927. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume S-17: J. White & Son accounts, 1924-1941. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 13

Volume S-18: J. White & Son accounts, 1943. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 13

Folder 14

Volume 19: Store ledger, 1919-1921. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 14

Folder 15

Volume 20: Store inventory book, 1920-1928. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 15

Folder 16

Volume 21: Store accounts, 1921-1929. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 16

Folder 17

Volume 22: Cash ledger, 1928-1934. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 17

Folder 18

Volume 23: Store accounts, 1931-1947. #04743, Series: "E. B. Draughon Papers, 1919-1983. " Folder 18

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