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Collection Number: 00538

Collection Title: Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910 (bulk 1866-1905).

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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 2.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1,200 items)
Abstract Walter B. Myrick was a general merchant in Murfreesboro, Hertford County, N.C., and Southampton County, Va. The collection includes business correspondence, accounts, and other business papers, chiefly 1866-1905, relating primarily to Walter B. Myrick's transactions with Kader Biggs and Company, commission merchants and cotton factors, of Norfolk, Va. Also included are antebellum papers of Myrick's business and letters to Myrick's wife, Anne O. Neal Myrick of Murfreesboro, from her brothers, John N. Neal of Columbus, Miss., and Thomas S. Neal, of Virginia. Volumes are a merchandise daybook of Thomas Newsome, Southampton County, 1838-1849; a store ledger, 1891-1901; and accounts with farm laborers or tenants, 1904-1910.
Creator Myrick, Walter B., fl. 1866-1905.
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 Walter B. Myrick Papers, #538, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. Daniel L. Grant prior to 1940.
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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Walter B. Myrick (fl. 1866-1905) was a general merchant in Murfreesboro, Hertford County, N.C., and Southampton County, Va.

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The collection includes business correspondence, accounts, and other business papers, chiefly 1866-1905, relating primarily to Walter B. Myrick's transactions with Kader Biggs and Company, commission merchants and cotton factors, of Norfolk, Va. Also included are antebellum papers of Myrick's business and letters to Myrick's wife, Anne O. Neal Myrick of Murfreesboro, N.C., from her brothers, John N. Neal of Columbus, Miss., and Thomas S. Neal, of Virginia. Volumes are a merchandise daybook of Thomas Newsome, Southampton County, 1838-1849; a store ledger, 1891-1901; and accounts with farm laborers or tenants, 1904-1910.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1832-1839 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 1

Folder 2

1841-1845 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 2

Folder 3

1846-1849 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 3

Folder 4

1850-1865 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 4

Folder 5

1866-1869 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 5

Folder 6

1870 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 6

Folder 7

1871 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 7

Folder 8

1872 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 8

Folder 9

1873 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 9

Folder 10-11

Folder 10

Folder 11

1874 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 10-11

Folder 12

1875-1889 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 12

Folder 13

1890-1893 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 13

Folder 14

1894-1896 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 14

Folder 15-16

Folder 15

Folder 16

1897-1899 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 15-16

Folder 17

1900-1902 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 17

Folder 18-19

Folder 18

Folder 19

1903 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 18-19

Folder 20-26

Folder 20

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

Folder 26

1904 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 20-26

Folder 26

1905 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 26

Folder 28

Volume 1: Daybook, 1838-1849 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 28

Volume 2: Missing #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 28

Folder 29

Volume 3: Account book, 1904-1910 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 29

Folder 30

Volume 4: Medical notebook, 1822 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 30

Volume 5: Account book, 1821-1822, 1843-1844 #00538, Series: "Walter B. Myrick Papers, 1834-1910." Folder 30

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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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