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Elias Carr papers, 1856-1910

Author: Elias Carr
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : English
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Correspondence reflects every aspect of Carr's career, especially his farm and business interests, the Farmers' Alliance, and political activities. Topics include cotton production and sales; textile manufacturing; farming organizations, such as the Farmers' Association, the North Carolina Farmers' Alliance, and the National Alliance; Democratic Party political interests; labor; the founding of the state Business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Elias Carr; William Kearney Carr; Kemp P Battle; Carr family.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Elias Carr
OCLC Number: 300943317
Description: 20 cubic feet (7,050 items)
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Correspondence reflects every aspect of Carr's career, especially his farm and business interests, the Farmers' Alliance, and political activities. Topics include cotton production and sales; textile manufacturing; farming organizations, such as the Farmers' Association, the North Carolina Farmers' Alliance, and the National Alliance; Democratic Party political interests; labor; the founding of the state Business Agency; Carr's campaign for governor; North Carolina governmental affairs, such as the North Carolina Shellfish Commission, the state penal system, railroads, education, and municipal improvements; free silver; the Republican Populist Fusion; the Vance Memorial Fund; agricultural matters; and his home, Bracebridge Hall, in Edgecombe County. Correspondents include Kemp P. Battle, Thomas J. Jarvis, and W. K. Carr. Other items include genealogical material; photographs of Carr, Bracebridge Hall, and the state hospital in Morganton; library catalog; record books; diaries; letterpress book containing copies of Governor Carr's outgoing correspondence; speeches and other materials from his term as president of the North Carolina Farmers' Alliance and as governor of North Carolina; financial papers; farm and dairy records from Bracebridge Hall; North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station materials; clippings; and materials related to the North Carolina Railroad Company.

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