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Collection Number: 03322

Collection Title: Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927.

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 3.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3,000 items)
Abstract The Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association was a cooperative association of tobacco growers in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The collection includes administrative correspondence, reports received, statistics, mimeographed releases, articles and speeches, and miscellaneous other records of the secretary and other officers of the Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association. Also included are papers of Sydney D. Frissell, sometime officer of the association and University of North Carolina graduate student in rural social economics, in connection with his study of cooperative marketing.
Creator Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association.
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 Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, #3322, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transferred from the University of North Carolina Library, October 1957.
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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The Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association was a cooperative association of tobacco growers in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Officers of the association included M. O. Wilson, of Raleigh, N.C.; L. E. Rogers; E. G. Moss; and Sydney D. Frissell.

Sydney D. Frissell was for a time the association's publicity director. While a graduate student in rural social economics at the University of North Carolina, Frissell conducted a study on cooperative marketing.

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The collection includes administrative correspondence, reports received, statistics, mimeographed releases, articles and speeches, and miscellaneous other records of the secretary and other officers of the Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association. Also included are papers of Sydney D. Frissell in connection with his study of cooperative marketing.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 1a

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Folder 2

1919-1920 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 1-2

Folder 3-24

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1921 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 3-24

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1922 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 25-39

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1923 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 40-53

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1924 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 54-70

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News releases and newsletters, 1925-1926 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 71-72

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1925 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 73-85

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1926 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 86-93

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1927 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 94

Folder 95-97

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Folder 97

1928 #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 95-97

Includes questionnaire and correspondence related to Frissell cooperative marketing study.

Folder 98

Miscellaneous printed material #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 98

Folder 99

Photographs #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 99

Folder 100

Miscellaneous #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 100

Folder 101

Undated materials relating to 1928 study #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 101

Folder 102, 107-109

Undated miscellaneous papers of the Tri-State Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 102, 107-109

Folder 103-104

Folder 103

Folder 104

Undated material relating to 1928 study #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 103-104

Folder 105-106

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Folder 106

Undated #03322, Series: "Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association Records, 1921-1927 and undated." Folder 105-106

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 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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