Connally Family Papers

MSS. COLL. #85


Title: Connally Family Papers

Dates: 1808 – 1994

Quantity: 1½ boxes

Types of Material: correspondence, receipts, certificates, printed materials, photographs

Accession Number: 1989.39.1

Related Material: Mss. Coll. #82, Pulliam-Connally General Store Records

Brief Description: This collection consists of items relating to the Connally family, the Pulliam and Connally General Store, and the history of Leasburg. The materials about Leasburg are primarily photocopies: personal recollections of Leasburg, images and information about historical buildings, a newspaper article (“Four Octogenarian Sisters”), Leasburg trivia, and “Among Our Neighbors,” highlighting George Connally’s store (Greensboro Daily News, September 27, 1939).

Items from the Connally family include: correspondence, government, church, and commercial pamphlets, catalogs, phone directory for Yanceyville and Prospect Hill (July 1961), North Carolina personal property tax forms, newspaper clippings, an empty stamp album, teaching certificate, student project from UNC, handwritten script of a skit, notes, certificates of recognition of military service with devotional books, Boy Scout card, Summer Bulletin of the UNCG Women’s College (1961), Today’s Secretary (February and March 1961), newsletters (Advance Clipper, 1948 and 1949; The Voice of Korea, 1949), 20th Century Typewriting textbook (1947), and studio portraits of unidentified people (from the photography studios of R.L. Chappell in Roxboro, NC and Matthews in Winston-Salem).

Items relating to the Pulliam and Connally General Store include: tobacco receipts, correspondence, and a notebook used as a ledger for butter and milk.

Major Names/Subjects: Connally, Edgar
Connally, George
Connally, H.T.
Connally, Mildred
General stores–North Carolina–Leasburg
Leasburg (N.C.)–History
Womack, Mary Connally

Date Surveyed: 11/2/2011