Sotheby's Auction Catalog, Sale # N08723, December 7, 2010
Antiquities from the Collection of the Late Clarence Day
December 7, 2010
Clarence Day expanded his family land holdings in Mississippi into a collection of companies that dealt with timber, plywood and oil and gas explorations in the continental U.S. and the Gulf of Mexico. He acquired, operated and held an interest in a dozen other companies, including Patterson Transfer Company, Inc., one of the mid-South?s oldest trucking firms. His enterprises also included a cattle ranch in Missouri and residential and commercial development projects, including college dormitories and hotels and motels throughout the South.