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Collection Number: 04445-z

Collection Title: Frank Kell Papers, 1882-1903

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Size 175 items
Abstract Chiefly business letters to Frank Kell, sawmill owner in Northampton County, N.C. The letters chiefly concern equipment for Kell's mill and orders for milled wood.
Creator Kell, Frank, fl. 1882-1894.
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 Frank Kell papers #4445-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Louis Ginsberg of Petersburg, Va., in May 1986.
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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This collection consists primarily of letters to Frank Kell (fl. 1882-1894) while a sawmill owner in Northampton County, N.C. The letters are primarily from businesses making supply orders and payments. The majority of the supply orders relate to mill equipment. Kell was also superintendent of the Gumsberry and Jackson Railroad Company, 1892. Kell received a large portion of his supplies from Richmond, Va.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Connie Cartledge, August 1986

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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