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East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Transportation Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 91
The East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Transportation Company Records consist primarily of accounting records of the company. Included are cash books, cash voucher records, general ledgers, general journals, balance sheets and supporting statements, time and wage books, and payroll ledgers.

Dates

  • 1868-1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Extent

57.00 linear feet (116 boxes, 137 volumes)

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four subgroups as follows: Subgroup A, Records of Cranberry Iron and Coal Company, 1880-1940; Subgroup B, Records of Cranberry Iron and Coal Company Subsidiaries, 1868-1942; Subgroup C, Records of Cranberry Corporation and of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Transportation Company, 1939-1961; and Subgroup D, Records of the Subsidiaries of Cranberry Corporation and of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Transportation Company, 1939-1966.

Method of Acquisition

The records of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Transportation Company (ET&WNC Transportation) were given to the archives in two separate donations. In 1980, Cecil D. Bowen, vice-president and general manager of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (ET&WNC Railroad) donated the 19th century records of the railroad and of Cranberry Iron and Coal Company (CIC). In 1988, George and Larry Shoun, the owners of Shoun Lumber Company in Butler, Tenn., donated the financial records of the ET&WNC Transportation Company, including its subsidiaries and original parent, CIC. The Shouns had acquired the records from Red Ball Trucking Company.

Separated Materials

East Tennessee Church Ledger, AppMs 486

Processing Information

Marie Tedesco completed processing of the collection, and it was opened to the public in 1996.
Author
Marie Tedesco
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

Contact:
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA
423-439-4338