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General stores

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Ladoga, Indiana general store account book

 Collection — Volume V390
Identifier: V390
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book kept by a general store in Ladoga, Indiana and has entries ranging from 1868 to 1869. Though the name of the business is not identified, the name "Anderson" is written in the front of the volume and is believed to be the surname of the proprietor.
Dates: 1868-1869

Marcelle D. LaCroix papers

 Collection
Identifier: L087
Scope and Contents This collection includes account books, daybooks and ledgers from Marcelle D. LaCroix; autographed, signed letters from many business people in the United States; bills, invoices, receipts; and letters from lawyers ranging from 1847 to 1886 regarding business and legal matters.
Dates: 1847-1886, undated

Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana general store accout book

 Collection — Volume V388
Identifier: V388
Scope and Contents This collection includes a general store account book from Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana containing entries ranging from 1851 to 1861. Though the name of the store is not identified, a January 21, 1853 statement entered in the back of the book that records the division of business interests between John Daily and George Tomlinson suggests that it was used for the store Tomlinson established in Southport.
Dates: 1851-1861

Russellville, Indiana general store account book

 Collection — Volume V387
Identifier: V387
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book kept by a general store containing entries ranging from 1846 to 1851. Based on the names of customers and time period, it can be assumed that it is from a Russellville, Indiana store and most likely from Jacob Durham's merchantile. The collection also includes three newspapers clippings: "How to Preserve Grapes" from 1858, "Infallible Rules for Measuring Corn in the Crib" from 1859, and two poems, "To My Native City -...
Dates: 1846-1859

Samuel P. Williams letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1429
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a letter sent to Samuel P. Williams in Lima, LaGrange County, Indiana dated December 11, 1840 from his brother Thomas Williams and his mother, M. Williams, regarding family life and news.

There are also pages from an Allisonville, Indiana general store account book in 1838 (OB044).
Dates: 1838-1840

Southport, Indiana general store account book

 Collection — Volume V389
Identifier: V389
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book used by a general store located in Southport, Indiana. Ranging from September 6, 1853 to August 31, 1854, the entries record daily purchases of groceries, dry goods, clothing, hardware, and sundries. Though the store is not identified, the account book was most likely from George Tomlinson's establishment.
Dates: 1853-1854

Thomas Silver collection

 Collection
Identifier: L143
Scope and Contents The collection contains Thomas Silver’s personal correspondence, receipts, accounts, daybook, deeds, and other business papers related to his store, ranging from 1828 to 1866. Also included are accounts with wholesale merchants in Cincinnati and Philadelphia, and receipts, accounts, and business papers for Pendleton merchant and brother William Silver.
Dates: 1828-1866

Tyner-White family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L416
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...
Dates: 1780-1953

William Andrew account book

 Collection — Volume V325
Identifier: V325
Scope and Contents This collection contains an account book kept for a store run by William Andrew of Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1841 to 1843. In it, Andrews details what was purchased in his store and how much was spent on each item.
Dates: 1841-1843

William Schneider collection

 Collection
Identifier: L341
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Schneider's correspondence, business documents, receipts, ledger, and account books (1850 to 1903) for business he conducted in St. Wendel, Indiana. The collection also contains the Schneider and Naas store cash book, daybooks, and ledgers (1862-1872). The account books contain a variety of entries including newspaper subscriptions, purchases, shipments, and other business transactions. The daybooks contain the daily store transactions and the ledgers hold the...
Dates: 1850-1903