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Webster Historical Society (Webster, NC)

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Identifier: MSS 80-61
Content Description The Webster Historical Society was founded in 1974 to collect and preserve the history of Webster, NC. From 1852-1913, Webster was the county seat for Jackson County.Much of the correspondence, business records, and legal papers pertain to the Long family. Among the items are several original deeds to Jackson County lands.There is a transcript of an interview with Claude Cowan conducted in 1975 by Mary Morris. Both Cowan and Morris were lifelong residents of...

Webster Historical Society (Webster, NC), Add. #2

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Identifier: MSS 85-03
Content Description This addition to the Webster Historical Society (Webster, NC) collection contains correspondence from people interested in becoming charter members of the Society. The Society was founded in 1974 to collect and preserve the history of Webster, NC, which was the original county seat of Jackson County, before the county seat became Sylva, NC. There is an unsigned contract between the Society and the Board of Commissioners of Jackson County for the purchase of the old Webster Elementary School...

Webster Historical Society (Webster, NC), Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 88-04
Content Description The collection consists of correspondence, by-laws and guidelines that the Webster Historical Society was governed by, as well as Ratified Bills from the N. C. General Assembly regarding procedures and policies for historical societies. There are pamphlets and leaflets and compositions on funding, grants, and oral history.