Guide to the Claude Harrison Papers, circa 1916

Summary Information

Title: Claude Harrison Papers, circa 1916
Collection: AC.561
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is a Notice of a Statement by Claude Harrison in Davie County, North Carolina against George F. Winecoff declaring that Winecoff insulted Harrison's wife on or about May 1, 1916 in Cooleemee, North Carolina. Results are not noted.

Creator: Harrison, Claude

Biographical/Historical Note

This paper, in three-fourths inch high letters, declares "NOTICE!. In slightly smaller letters, it reads "A Statement!"

Claude Harrison, from the state of North Carolina, Davie County, Jerusalem Township, made it known that George F. Winecoff had insulted his wife on or about May 1, 1916 while taking orders for his (Winecoff's) meatmarket in Cooleemee by propositioning her at her residence for money. Claude made himself available for giving more information if one called him at the Cooleemee Drug store.

No other information is available about this charge.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the one paper on which Claude Harrison states that his wife was offended by a proposition from George F. Winecoff on or about May 1, 1916 at her own home. Mr. Harrison gave specific information and offered more by calling him at Cooleemee Drug Store. No indication of any further lawsuits or actions of either party's part.


It is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish, October 2001. Accession number is AC.2001.090.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.561, Claude Harrison Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Papers, circa 1916 ACSC_Box 16.26