Shaw University


Archives & Special Collections/

Records Management

General Accounts Payable

Office of Fiscal Affairs

Records 1910 1911

Descriptive Summary

The collection contains financial correspondence, billings and receipts belonging to Shaw University during 1910 through 1911 which was found at a flee market and sent to the university by the purchaser. This activity shows the vendor and the purchases made during those years. They only give some general idea of services rendered by vendors in Greensboro, North Carolina to Shaw University.


            Shaw University Archives & Special Collections/Records Management


            Vendors for Shaw University 1910-1911


            Office of Fiscal Affairs, Shaw University.


Shaw University Office of Fiscal Affairs handles accounts reconciliation, receivable, payable, annual financial reports, audit reports, financial bond records, budget status reports, general ledger and trial balances, grant records, journal vouchers, receipts and receipt registers, subsidiary ledgers and journals.           


0.42 linear feet




Financial documents ranging from 1910-1911 were donated to the Shaw University Archives by a local donor on March 3, 2005

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by Shaw University as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Subject Headings 

            Accounts Payable

            Accounts Receivable

            Financial Records and Reports

            Fiscal Affairs


            Journal Entry

            University Finance

Biographical Note

Shaw University a private Historical Black University established in 1865.This documents the earlier existence of financial records keeping.

Collection Overview

The collection contains correspondences, bills, and invoices from 1910-1911 for supplies purchased by Shaw University. Most of the collections reflects accounts payable since this material was donated by a private donor who purchased the items from a flea market and forwarded them to Shaw University. The bulk of the collection consist mainly of correspondences, bills, and invoices with little or no description.

The collection will be of use to researchers interested in the financial affairs of the institution.

Preferred Citation

Cite as:  Office of Fiscal Affairs Records 1910-1911, Shaw University Archives & Special Collections/Records Management.


Box 255                                                                                                         Folder

Cape Fear Manufacturing Co. Greensboro, NC                                                      1                     

Dixie Laundry Machinery Manufacturing Co., Greensboro, NC                                2         

Elmore-Maxwell Company                                                                                  3

Gilford Lumber Manufacturing Co., Greensboro, NC                                              4

Goldsboro Brick Works H. L. Grant & Son Proprietors                                       5

The Horseless Age                                                                                           6

Indian Refining Company, Greensboro, NC                                                          7

J. D. Wilkins Building Material- Greensboro, NC                                                  8

Lomax & Troxler Brothers                                                                                  9

McClamroch Marble and File Co., Inc.- Greensboro, NC                                      10

Patterson Brothers, Inc. Fine Groceries                                                             11

Patterson Co. Wholesale Groceries                                                                  12

Red Feather Poultry Farm                                                                                13

Southern Express Company                                                                             14



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