Preservation and Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
The collection consists of photographs and papers belonging to cotton warehouseman Norris C. Blackburn. The photographs include images taken by Blackburn of the measures taken to counter the great 1937 Mississippi flood around his company's plant. The papers are mostly photocopies of correspondence and clippings related to Blackburn's work in the cotton industry and his interest in sport.
"MSS0455. Norris C. Blackburn papers finding aid" (2021). Special Collections Finding Aids. 58.