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Carl B. Knight Papers, 1972-1983 | Archives of Appalachia

Title: Carl B. Knight Papers, 1972-1983Add to your cart.
ID: 500/AppMs 209
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Arrangement: The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1972-1983; and Series 2, reports and periodicals, 1976-1983.

Series 1 contains papers that document the general administrative operation of Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway; the sale of the CC&O Railway Company to CSX; and lawsuits between CC&O and Stanley Hershfang and CC&O and the Holston Land Company.

Series 2 contains stockholder reports for the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway and annual reports for the CC&O Railway and the Seaboard Coast Line Industries.
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The Carl B. Knight Papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and periodicals documenting both Carl Knight's activities as a member of the board of directors of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway and the general administrative operation of the CC&O Railway between 1972 and 1983. A large portion of the correspondence describes the sale of the CC&O Railway Company to the CSX Corporation in 1983. The remaining correspondence gives many details regarding the lawsuits between CC&O and Stanley Hershfang, and CC&O Railway and Holston Land Company. The newspaper clippings include numerous feature stories on the sale of the CC&O Railway to CSX. The stockholder reports of the CC&O Railway Company and the annual reports of the CC&O Railway and the Seaboard Coast Line Industries document the general financial operation of both companies.

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