Finding Aid of MSS-95: C. D. Mann Store Records, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1919/1925">1919 - 1940</date>, PC.5095

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Finding Aid of MSS-95: C. D. Mann Store Records, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1919/1925">1919 - 1940</date>, PC.5095

Abstract

S. E. Mann General Merchandise was located in Manns Harbor, North Carolina, from 1919 to 1940. It was owned and operated by Samuel E. Mann and his son Carl D. Mann until the death of Samuel in 1921, when the business became known as C. D. Mann General Merchandise. C. D. Mann also owned several other businesses in Manns Harbor, including a saw mill, a dry cleaning service, the Croatan Theatre, and a service station.
The C. D. Mann General Merchandise Records relate to the C.D. Mann Store and include invoices, bank statements, and correspondence. The invoices, in particular, provide a fascinating glimpse into the local economy and the availability and cost of various commodities and services.

Descriptive Summary

Title
C. D. Mann General Merchandise Records
Call Number
PC.5095
Creator
Mann, C.D. (Carl Delton), 1897-1976
Date
1919-1940
Extent
1.42 cubic feet
Language
English
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

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Restrictions on Access & Use

Access Restrictions

Available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], PC.5095, C. D. Mann General Merchandise Records, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.

Collection Overview

The C. D. Mann General Merchandise Records include invoices, bank statements, and correspondence. The correspondence includes two letters to S. E. Mann from his son Joseph C. Mann. The invoices, in particular, provide a fascinating glimpse into the local economy and the availability and cost of various commodities and services. Some of the papers in in this collection are very fragile.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged into two main series: Business Papers and Invoices.

Historical Note

S. E. Mann General Merchandise was located in Manns Harbor, North Carolina, from 1919 to 1940. It was owned and operated by Samuel E. Mann and his son Carl D. Mann until the death of Samuel in 1921, when the business became known as C. D. Mann General Merchandise. C. D. Mann also owned several other businesses in Manns Harbor, including a saw mill, a dry cleaning service, the Croatan Theatre, and a service station.

Contents of the Collection

Collection Contents
Finding Aid
1:1.1
Business Papers
5404
Invoices
5422

Subject Headings

  • Mann, C. D. (Carl Delton), 1897-1976
  • Mann, S. E. (Samuel Edward), 1866-1921
  • C. D. Mann General Merchandise
  • S. E. Mann General Merchandise
  • Business records--North Carolina--Manns Harbor
  • Manns Harbor (N.C.)
  • Acquisitions Information

    Donated by Zack Sylvester in 2008.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, August, 2009
  • Encoded by Kelly R. Grimm, October, 2009