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Collection Number: 01010

Collection Title: Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 (bulk 1900-1910).

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 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 8.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 4500 items)
Abstract Robert Pinckney Tucker (1865-1920) of Charleston, S.C., was a real estate businessman. The collection includes correspondence and records, chiefly 1900-1910, of corporations organized by Robert Pinckney Tucker. The primary business in which the companies engaged was buying and selling large tracts of land for lumber, minerals, hunting preserves for wealthy northerners, and development in South Carolina and other states. Records include blueprint maps and land plats; abstracts of land titles, compiled 1906-1908; and financial statements and accounts, 1908-1917. Corporations involved include Carolina Cypress Co., Carolina Land Improvement Co., Dry Fork Coal and Timber Corporation, Midland Timber Co., Oakland Club, Oconee Timber Co., Pine Timber Corporation, Sea Coast Development Corporation, Sea Coast Timber Co., Southern Land and Timber Co., Southern Woodland Co., and Three Runs Lumber Co. Business associates represented in the collection include R. L. Montague and H. F. Welch.
Creator Tucker, Robert Pinckney, 1865-1920.
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 Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, #1010, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Mrs. Robert P. Tucker, Charleston, S.C., 1945
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 following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

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Robert Pinckney Tucker (1865-1920) of Charleston, S.C., was a real estate businessman who bought and sold large tracts of land in South Carolina for lumber, minerals, and other development. Other business activities in South Carolina and elsewhere included organizing stock companies for land and timber speculation; the development and sale of large plantations near Charleston, S.C.,; and the organization of the Oakland Club of South Carolina in 1908, a stock company for hunting preserves in South Carolina.

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The collection includes correspondence and records, chiefly 1900-1910, of corporations organized by Robert Pinckney Tucker. The primary business in which the companies engaged was buying and selling large tracts of land for lumber, minerals, hunting preserves for wealthy northerners, and development in South Carolina and other states. Records include blueprint maps and land plats; abstracts of land titles, compiled 1906-1908; and financial statements and accounts, 1908-1917. Corporations involved include Carolina Cypress Co., Carolina Land Improvement Co., Dry Fork Coal and Timber Corporation, Midland Timber Co., Oakland Club, Oconee Timber Co., Pine Timber Corporation, Sea Coast Development Corporation, Sea Coast Timber Co., Southern Land and Timber Co., Southern Woodland Co., and Three Runs Lumber Co. Business associates represented in the collection include R. L. Montague and H. F. Welch.

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Contents list

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Arrangement: Chronological.

Folder 1a

Original finding aid #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 1a

Folder 1

1893-1901 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2-9

Folder 2

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Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

1902 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 2-9

Folder 10-25

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Folder 17

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Folder 21

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Folder 25

1903 and undated #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 10-25

Folder 26-40

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Folder 32

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Folder 40

1904 and undated #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 26-40

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Folder 54

1905 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 41-54

Folder 55-61

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Folder 61

1906 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 55-61

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Folder 86

1907 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 62-86

Folder 87

1908 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 87

Folder 88-89

Folder 88

Folder 89

1909 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 88-89

Folder 90

1910 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 90

Folder 91

1911-1930 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 91

Folder 92

1931 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 92

Folder 93-94

Folder 93

Folder 94

1932 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 93-94

Folder 95

Undated #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 95

Folder 96

Volume 1: 22 October 1900-8 May 1902 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 96

Folder 97

Volume 2: 9 May 1902-15 October 1902 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 97

Folder 98

Volume 3: 16 October 1902-9 June 1903 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 98

Folder 99

Volume 4: 8 June 1903-13 February 1904 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 99

Folder 100

Volume 5: 15 February 1904-5 July 1904 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 100

Folder 101

Volume 6: 6 July 1904-5 December 1904 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 101

Folder 102

Volume 7: 5 December 1904-24 April 1905 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 102

Folder 103

Volume 8: 26 April 1905-25 September 1905 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 103

Folder 104

Volume 9: 25 September 1905-23 December 1905 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 104

Folder 105

Volume 10: 23 December 1905-7 March 1906 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 105

Folder 106

Volume 11: 7 March 1906-14 May 1906 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 106

Folder 107

Volume 12: 14 May 1906-13 August 1906 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 107

Folder 108

Volume 13: 13 August 1906-1 November 1906 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 108

Folder 109

Volume 14: 2 November 1906-2 February 1907 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 109

Folder 110

Volume 15: 2 February 1907-24 May 1907 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 110

Folder 111

Volume 16: 25 May 1907-14 September 1907 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 111

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Folder 112

Folder 113

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Folder 115

Volumes 17-20: Abstracts of titles to property of Oakland Club #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 112-115

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Folder 116

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Folder 118

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Folder 122

Folder 123

Volumes 21-28: Abstracts of land titles #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 116-123

Folder 124-125

Folder 124

Folder 125

Volumes 29-30: Financial records, 1908-1917 #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 124-125

Folder 126

Volume 31: Miscellaneous #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 126

Folder 128

Maps and plats #01010, Series: "Robert Pinckney Tucker Papers, 1893-1932 and undated." Folder 128

Maps and plats are in a single container, and are in fragile condition.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, August 2010

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.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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