Information about the Collection

The Prince Edward Warehouse Company was incorporated in Farmville, Virginia in 1927. According to their charter, the company was formed with the purpose of dealing in real estate, warehousing goods and crops, and storing, selling, and distributing goods on commission. While the majority of their business was dedicated to the storage of, as well as, buying and selling of bright tobacco, they also provided warehouse space for the Virginia Dark-Fired Tobacco Growers Association, and storage space for Newman Chevrolet. The organization was eventually dissolved in 1942 and the property was purchased by Newman Chevrolet.

Provenance

This collection was donated to the Farmville-Prince Edward County Historical Society by Thelma Mottley in the early 2000s.

Scope and Content

The Prince Edward Warehouse Company Collection, which dates from 1927 to 1944, consists of corporate records, tax information, insurance information, financial information, correspondence, and shareholder information related to the operation of the organization.

Size

This collection consists of 1.1 linear feet contained in (1) archival bankers box.

Notes

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

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Submissions from 1942

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Prince Edward Warehouse Company Warehouse stock to Hazelgrove, 1942, Prince Edward Warehouse Company

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Rental agreement Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Newman Chevrolet, 1942, Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Newman Chevrolet

Submissions from 1940

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Prince Edward Warehouse Company Warehouse Stock Blank, Prince Edward Warehouse Company

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Rental agreement Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Newman Chevrolet, 1940, Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Newman Chevrolet

Submissions from 1935

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Rental agreement Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Newman Chevrolet, 1935, Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Newman Chevrolet

Submissions from 1933

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Rental agreement between Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Virginia Dark-Fired Tobacco Growers Association, 1933, Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Virginia Dark-Fired Tobacco Growers Association

Submissions from 1930

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Tobacco Inspection Certificate, Virginia Dark-Fired Tobacco Growers Association

Submissions from 1927

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Rental agreement between Prince Edward Warehouse Company and Tenants, 1927, Prince Edward Warehouse Company