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Newton County Lumber Company Records

Identifier: F-0009

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.


  • 1940-1944

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.


20.00 Boxes

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Method of Acquisition


Guide to the Newton County Lumber Company Records
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository