Dry goods stores
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1850 to 1975 and undated regarding people, buildings, street scenes, illustrations, and events such as Foch Day (November 4, 1921) in Indianapolis, as well as a few shots taken around Indiana.
Dates: circa 1850-1975, undated
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes 366 account books, daybooks and ledgers of the Conley and Son general store of Rosedale, Indiana with entries ranging from 1893 to 1975. The bulk of the collection consists of over 300 order books used by the store staff. Also included are a cash book, a receipt book, want books, incidental expense books, Rosedale National Bank Check books and record book, an old accounts book, bill ledgers, daybooks for receipts and expenditures, and goods sold ledgers. The receipts...
Collection — Volume V272
Scope and Contents This collection contains the copies of papers from George Allen in Indiana ranging from 1851 to 1895. The bulk of the collection is made up of correspondence between George Allen and his family, from 1856 to 1870, while the Allen family moved to Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. There is also an account book (1866-1889) kept by George Allen for a general store. The collection also contains a cash book, also kept by Allen, in which he records all cash received and paid out. It is dated throughout the...
Scope and Contents This collection includes 39 daybooks from the Maurice Griffin and Company of Corydon, Indiana containing entries ranging from 1897 to 1983 and a few notations from 1986 regarding the closing of the business. Additional information regarding the weather and other noteworthy events, such as the attack on Pearl Harbor and the flood of 1943, were added to the volumes along with a few newpaper clippings. The collection also includes two ledger books used for customer accounts (1898-1983), seven cash...
Scope and Contents This is a collection of 46 manuscript boxes, 1 clamshell box, 118 ledgers, and 3 oversized folders, arranged in 8 series. The collection consists of papers of William A. Porter and his heirs from 1813 to 1979, as well papers from the Griffin and McGrain Company. Materials include personal correspondence, business and legal correspondence, political publications and letters, business ledgers, school and local entertainment programs, programs form various churches and their activities in Corydon...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business and personal papers and correspondence of Samuel Moore ranging from 1823 to 1953. The papers include information on Moore’s dry goods store, indentures, deeds, transportation expenses for goods, stock certificates, and investment papers. Also included, are family correspondence, a diary, correspondence regarding state and national politics, the Whig Party, and the work of the Indiana legislature.Correspondents include Hervey Bates, 19 June 1843,...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the correspondence (1838-1931) of the Tyner-White families. The majority of correspondence includes Ezekial Tyner’s wife, Sarah Meeks Tyner (1818-1899), daughter Ellen Tyner White (1846-1925) and granddaughter Grace Tyner White (1884-1966). Subjects discussed include political events, religion (largely activities within the Methodist Church), family events (births, deaths, and marriages), education, and travels.Correspondents include Zachery...