Newton County Lumber Company Records
Scope and Contents
Most of the collection consists of routine correspondence for both John B. McGee, chief clerk at Deweyville mill and Cecil Smith, manager of the Deweyville mill for the year 1940, as well as others. There are also pamphlets, applications, inventories, lists and miscellaneous business records.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
Peavy-Moore Lumber Company became Newton County Lumber Company beginning May 3, 1943, in Deweyville, Texas. The main office for the Lumber Company was in Shreveport, Louisiana. Unfortunately the boiler and fuel house of the Planing Mill burned on August 22, 1943, the sawmill and power house burned August 6, 1944.
Language of Materials
Method of Acquisition
- Guide to the Newton County Lumber Company Records
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository