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Collection Number: 04063-z

Collection Title: Percy T. Elliott Papers, 1900-1907.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 31 items
Abstract Percy T. Elliott was an electrician and electrical contractor of Norfolk, Va., and Durham, N.C. The collection includes letters received by Elliott from various friends and relatives in Durham and other places, discussing personal affairs, religious concerns, and community and church activities. Scattered electrical business correspondence, 1906-1907, is also included.
Creator Elliott, Percy T.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Percy T. Elliott Papers, #4063-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Al Mark Krotin of New York, August 1975.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
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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Percy T. Elliott was an electrician and electrical contractor of Norfolk, Va., and Durham, N.C. Elliot worked in the electric lighting and power department of Durham Traction Company, 1904-1906, then in a similar position in Norfolk, 1906-1907. In 1907 Elliott and C. O. King started a firm of electrical contractors. In July 1907 he returned to Durham, again working as an electrician and later establishing his own contracting business.

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The collection includes letters received by Percy T. Elliott from various friends and relatives in Durham, N.C., and other places, discussing personal affairs, religious concerns, and community and church activities. Scattered electrical business correspondence, 1906-1907, is also included.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, March 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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