BUCHANAN, James Paul, 1867-1937

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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North Carolina Division of Archives and History
Archives and Records Section
Raleigh, NC
Papers: 1919-1926, 7 items.
The papers relate to James Paul Buchanan’s farm operations and his role as secretary and treasurer of the Wendell Farmer’s Union Warehouse Company, chartered in 1919. The papers also contain a volume on the Warehouse Company with directors and stockholders minutes (May 1919-Feb. 3, 1923) chiefly concerning finances accrued from warehouse operations and debts and mortgages of the company, as well as a list of stockholders arranged by local union. Farm accounts (5 l., 1923-1926) including records of tobacco and cotton sales of James Buchanan and his tenants/sharecroppers are with the papers, and some tenants’/laborers’ accounts, a brood stock record (1924), and a memorandum of accounts (1923) with records of various persons owing for fertilizer, soda, potash, corn, cotton seed, tobacco cloth and sticks, cucumber seed, potatoes, hay, meal, and other items.

University of Texas at Austin
Center for American History
Austin, TX
Papers: 1896-1954, approximately 229 linear feet.
The papers of James Paul Buchanan contain correspondence, reports, financial records, legislative bills, legal documents, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed materials, notes, scrapbooks and photographs documenting his career, especially his service in the United States Congress. Also documented is information on Buchanan family relationships, especially activities and correspondence relating to his wife, Emma Nicholson Buchanan, and son James Paul Buchanan, Jr. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.