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Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Contract Book

Label
Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Contract Book, 1923-1925
Title
Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Contract Book
Inclusive dates
1923-1925
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Contract Book, 1923-1925. The contract book contains the names of farmers in Chesterfield County, Va., who signed contracts to market their tobacco cooperatively through the association. The contracts contain the farmer's address (name of community), the date of the contract, the number of pounds and type of tobacco (dark or bright) pledged, and the amount of acreage in production. Index included. The book also contains a printed agreement with the Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, 1924, outline terms of marketing agreements with farmers; and three signed affidavit of M.O. Wilson, Secretary of the Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association, 1924
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Chesterfield County was named for Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth earl of Chesterfield, British statesman and diplomat, and was formed from Henrico County in 1749.
  • The Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association was a non-profit association of tobacco farmers organized in North Carolina in 1921, and administered by a board of twenty-five directors in Raleigh. It was organized "for the purpose of promoting, fostering, and encouraging the business of marketing tobacco cooperatively: for reducing speculation; for stabilizing the local tobacco markets; for cooperatively and collectively handling the problems of tobacco growers, and for other pertinent purposes."
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
The Southern Historical Collection Records at the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Label
Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Contract Book
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Chesterfield County
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions, and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Chesterifeld County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001616882
Type of unit
v. (61 p.)

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