Personal papers, correspondence and business records of Edward L. Stone (1869-1938) and his son-in-law, Franklin Moore of Roanoke, Virginia. Both men owned the Roanoke Printing and Manufacturing Company and were involved in various civic organizations.
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Edward Lee Stone was born September 15, 1864, in Liberty, Virginia (now known as Bedford, VA) and died in 1938. After working for John P. Bell's printing company, Stone was promoted and eventually took over the business. He became a wealthy and prominent citizen of Roanoake through his business, the Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company. He also played an important role in his local community through various civic organizations and clubs. His wife was Minnie Fishburn and his daughter Mary Katherine Stone.
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This collection is organized into five series: Series 1: Correspondence and Personal Papers, Series 2: Photographs, Series 3: Business and Financial Documents, Series 4: Political Tracts and Series 5: Ephemera.
Purchased in January 2010 from Tim Abbott, , Pack'N'Mail, 536 Pantops Center, Charlottesville, VA 22911.
Phonograph records from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
All audiovisual material from this collection has been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
Accessioned and minimally processed in February 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist. Arranged and described by Michael Lusby, SCRC Staff, in February-March 2010.