Long family papers
Scope and Content
The Long family papers include materials from James Long's work in the locomotive industry, including periodicals from the International Association of Machinists as well as instruction guides for the maintenance of locomotives. The collection also contains a scrapbook of Marie DeLay's time as a Girls High School student.
- 1901-1963, undated
- Long family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Margaret E. Long (1856-1934) and Jefferson D. Long (1855-1888) were married in 1876 and lived in Jackson, Georgia. They had six children; Mary (1877-?), Maude L. (1880-?), Melvin J. (1881-?), James M. (1882-1955), Allen C. (1884-1910), and Theo E. (1886-?). James M. Long married Ada E. and they had three daughters; Marie Long DeLay (1905- 2000), Annie Belle Long McConnell (1907-1990), and Mary Frances Long Shindelbower (1913-2000). In 1918 James was drafted into the armed services for WWI. He worked as a machinist in the railroad industry and was a member of the International Association of Machinists union. Marie DeLay graduated from the Girls High School in 1922. She continued her education to finish college and later worked as a teacher. She was married to James R. DeLay (1901-?), who worked as a laborer.
2.42 linear ft. (one document case, one oversize folder, one flat file)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2016.
- Long family papers
- Kelley Warrington
- August 26, 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.