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Walter B. Gwyn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 98-2
Materials of Walter B. Gwyn concerning land transactions, railroads, and promotion of western North Carolina, with particular notice to Buncombe County:

Item Description

(1) Letterbook. 1885. 404 numbered leaves; unnumbered index in front. [size c. 9 x 11 inches]

(2) Letterbook. 1886-1887. 402 numbered leaves; unnumbered index in front. [size c. 9 x 11 inches].

(3) Letterbook. 1888-1890. 955 consecutively numbered leaves; 12 nonsequential leaves at end; unnumbered index at front. [size c. 10¼ x 12 inches].

(4) Letterbook. 1891-1892. 590 consecutively number leaves; 8 nonsequential leaves at end; unnumbered index at front. [size c. 10 x 12 inches].

(5) Account ledger for "Gwyn & West, from January 1st, 1891." 344 numbered pages. [size c. 9½ x 14 inches]

(6) Gwyn's "Book of lands," dated ":on and after January 1st, 1887." 133 hand-numbered pages. [size c. 7 x 8¼ inches]

(7) W.B. Gwyn, "Check book, No. 3." (checks and check stubs). 1897.

(8) Scrapbook (newspapers) concerning Asheville Waterworks Proposition. 1902. [size, c. 9½ x 8 inches)

Dates

  • 1885 - 1902

Creator

Condition Description

Fair; some pages faint.

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

3 Linear Feet