Fannie B. Rosser Papers 1860s-1973
The Fannie B. Rosser papers primarily consist of correspondences made by Fannie B. Rosser. The collection examines her personal life consisting of her foster daughter’s upbringing as well as Rosser’s professional activities. The papers shows the difficulties Fannie B. Rosser faces trying to uphold relationships while managing finances. The letters showcase her employment at The North Carolina Mutual and Provident Association, an African American insurance company.
Rosser maintains her property, makes loans and managed her own personal finances. The collection also includes her business ventures, personal loans and investment in government stocks. A good portion of the correspondances include her efforts to locate stocks and making payments for them. She manages other properties under her own name and negotiates the price for her own house.