A. H. Vann Papers 1920-1925, 1965

Creator
Vann, A. H. (Aldridge Henry), 1880-1950
Size
1.5 linear feet
Call number
MC 00327

The A. H. Vann Papers include correspondence, invoices, blueprints, catalogs, and receipts. The collection also includes correspondance and court documents from the lawsuit filed by the Vann family against the construction company working on the school. Another piece of the collection is a 1965 survey on the Franklinton City Schools.

From 1920 to 1925 a new public school building was constructed in Franklinton, North Carolina. S. C. Vann, president of Sterling Cotton Mills and local philanthropist, donated the money to build the new school. Vann also supervised the construction of the school until 1922 when his health began to decline. At that point his son, A. H. Vann, took over supervision of the project until the school's completion in 1925.

Biographical/historical note

From 1920 to 1925 a new public school building was constructed in Franklinton, North Carolina. S. C. Vann, president of Sterling Cotton Mills and local philanthropist, donated the money to build the new school. Vann also supervised the construction of the school until 1922 when his health began to decline. At that point his son, A. H. Vann, took over supervision of the project until the school's completion in 1925.

Scope/content

The A. H. Vann Papers include correspondence, invoices, blueprints, catalogs, and receipts from supply companies. The collection also includes correspondance and court documents from the lawsuit filed by the Vann family against York Construction Company from December 1924 through Sepetember 1925. Another piece of the collection is a 1965 survey on the Franklinton City Schools.

Physical description

2 archival boxes

Arrangement

Organized chronologically.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A. H. Vann Papers, MC 00327, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Donated by Elizabeth Moore in 2002. (Accession no. 2002-0016).

Processing information

Processed by Claire Ruswick, September 2008

Encoded by Claire Ruswick, September 2008

Correspondence and Financial Records, A-F 1920 April- 1924 July
Box 1, Folder 1
Correspondence and Financial Records, G-J 1920 April- 1924 July
Box 1, Folder 2
Correspondence and Financial Records, K-R 1920 April- 1924 July
Box 1, Folder 3
Correspondence and Financial Records, S 1920 April- 1924 July
Box 1, Folder 4
Correspondence and Financial Records, T-Z 1920 April- 1924 July
Box 1, Folder 5
Correspondence and Financial Records 1924 July- December
Box 1, Folder 6
Correspondence and Financial Records 1925 January- November
Box 2, Folder 1
Lawsuit against York Construction Co. 1924 December- 1925 September
Box 2, Folder 2
Survey: Franklinton City Schools 1965
Box 2, Folder 3

Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A. H. Vann Papers, MC 00327, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.