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Collection Number: 01723

Collection Title: Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 (bulk 1904-1919).

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the FAQ section for more information.


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 2.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 550 items)
Abstract Goodrich Wilson Marrow was a farmer and businessman of Townsville, Vance County, N.C. The collection includes business papers, mainly 1904-1919, relating to the building, operation, and dismantling of the Roanoke River Railroad; a lumber business; the Tobacco Warehouse Company; the Northwestern Telephone and Telegraph company at Townsville; and miscellaneous local enterprises. Manuscript volumes are account books, 1884-1917.
Creator Marrow, Goodrich Wilson.
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 Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, #1723, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Loaned by Virginia B. Marrow of Huntington, W.Va., June 1950- May 1951.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
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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Goodrich Wilson Marrow was a farmer and businessman of Townsville, Vance County, N.C.

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The collection includes business papers, mainly 1904-1919, relating to the building, operation, and dismantling of the Roanoke River Railroad; a lumber business; the Tobacco Warehouse Company; the Northwestern Telephone and Telegraph company at Townsville; and miscellaneous local enterprises. Manuscript volumes are account books, 1884-1917.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1893-1903 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

1904 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

1905 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

1906-1907 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

1908 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

1909 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

1910-1911 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8-9

Folder 8

Folder 9

1912 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 8-9

Folder 10-12

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

1913 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 10-12

Folder 13-16

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

1914 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 13-16

Folder 17

1915 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 17

Folder 18-21

Folder 18

Folder 19

Folder 20

Folder 21

1916 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 18-21

Folder 22-25

Folder 22

Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

1917 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 22-25

Folder 26-29

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

1918 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 26-29

Folder 30

1919 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 30

Folder 31

1920-1927 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 31

Folder 32

Undated #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 32

Folder 33

Volume 1: Account book, R. & D. Depot, 1884-1889 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 33

Folder 34

Volume 2: Diary, 1890-1893 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 34

Folder 35

Volume 3: Ledger, 1891-1899 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 35

Folder 36

Volume 4: Ledger, 1897-1913 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 36

Folder 37

Volume 5: Account book, 1903-1906, 1913 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 37

Folder 38

Volume 6: Bank book, Roanoke River Railroad, 1909 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 38

Folder 39

Volume 7: Account book, Home Telephone and Telegraph, 1910-1915 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 39

Folder 40

Volume 8: Ledger, Northwestern Telephone and Telegraph, 1912-1913 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 40

Folder 41

Volume 9: Ledger, Northwestern Telephone and Telegraph, 1913-1914 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 41

Folder 42

Volume 10: Ledger, Telephone and telegraph accounts, 1914-1918 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 42

Folder 43

Volume 11: Cashbook, 1912-1914 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 43

Folder 44

Volume 12: Miscellaneous business accounts, 1913-1918 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 44

Folder 45

Volume 13: Record book, Townsville Tobacco Warehouse Company, 1914-1917 #01723, Series: "Goodrich Wilson Marrow Papers, 1884-1927 and undated." Folder 45

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 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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