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General stores

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

General store account book

 Collection — Volume V019
Identifier: V019
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book for a general store containing entries ranging from December 1838 to March 1840. It is unclear the exact location of the store, but most of the names recorded in the volume are of individuals who lived in Harrison Township, Union County, Indiana. Some surnames found in the account book include Clingenpeel, Eikenberry, Kingery, Lybrook, and Pullen. The book was later used as a scrapbook for recipes and home remedies clipped from newspapers circa 1860s to...
Dates: 1838-1840, circa 1860s-1880s

General store account book

 Collection — Volume V392
Identifier: V392
Scope and Contents This account book for Angel's establishment reflects the business of a general store which dealt more in groceries than it did in non-grocery items. The 309 numbered pages give the date of entries at the top of each page and, within short entries, the name of the customer, the items purchased, prices of items, and sometimes a total amount.
Dates: 1858-1863

George Allen collection

Identifier: L003
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...
Dates: 1851-1895

Hollingsworth and Bartlett General Store ledger

 Collection — Volume V287
Identifier: V287
Scope and Contents This collection includes a ledger kept by the Hollingsworth and Bartlett general store in Edwardsport, Indiana. The ledger includes customer names and account information transferred from other account books. Though the use of the ledger began in May 1869, most entries are undated except for some notations added from 1870 to 1874 regarding balances and payments.
Dates: 1869-1874

James F. Simpson family papers

Identifier: L355
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written correspondence, newspaper clippings, real estate and insurance papers, photographs, family history, and account books from James F. Simpson ranging from 1810 to 1942, regarding life, business, Switzerland County, and Civil War veterans, pensions, battles, and reunions. Notable items include barbed wire from Fort Pompelle in France and 6th Indiana regiment flag fragments.
Dates: 1810-1942

James Sheil account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2511
Scope and Contents This collection comprises copies of account books kept by James Sheil for his general store in Sheilville (later named Buena Vista, then Atlanta), Hamilton County, Indiana ranging from 1855 to 1872, with notations about dry goods and grocery purchases, land transactions, rent collections, and estate settlements, including those of William Roads, John Murray, and John S. Wolff.
Dates: 1855-1872

John Bell account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V006
Scope and Contents This collection includes account ledgers from John Bell in New Mount Pleasant, Indiana ranging from 1839 to 1870 regarding his general store business.
Dates: 1839-1870

John W. Wimer collection

 Collection — Folder S1440
Identifier: S1440
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 sets of photocopies of pages from John W. Wimer's account book regarding his general store located in Burnettsville, Indiana. Ranging from 1859 to 1860, the entries include the customer's names and lists of debits and credits for their accounts.
Dates: 1859-1860

Jonas B. Berkey collection

 Collection — Folder S0110
Identifier: S0110
Scope and Contents This collection includes 21 photocopies of materials from Salem, Indianan. Included are papers dealing with Morgan's Raid, stock shares in various Salem businesses and schools, and receipts. Also included is a 9-page copy of coffin accounts, 1873-1880, of Washington County, Indiana, listing coffin sales to individuals.
Dates: 1852-1880

Joseph L. Bayard collection

 Collection — Folder S0082
Identifier: S0082
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an account book for a general store. Entries are by customer name.
Dates: 1863-1864