Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Daybook of mercantile accounts, 1838-1842, 1 vol., from Kendall's store at Cheraw, South Carolina; ledgers, 1850-1855, from Kendall's mercantile store at Wadesboro; a volume of miscellaneous accounts, 1860s, which contains the text of a speech, probably from the late 19th or early 20th Century, on the colonization of Negroes in Africa and their role in American civilization; and a volume of cash accounts, 1856-1859, including some accounts of estates administered by Kendall during the 1860s
Temple University - Special Collections Research Center
A collection of different examples of Philadelphia business records from the early 19th century to the early 20th century. There are ledgers, account books, indexes, receipt books, letter books, and press books. The professions, industries, companies, and persons represented vary widely including railroads, mining and logging companies, banking and real estate firms, import/export firms, fuel and manufacturing companies
University of Texas at Austin - Center for American History
Logbooks, account books, financial documents, newspaper clippings, audiotapes, photographs, and a broadside comprise the Fred Israel Murphy Papers, [ca. 1920s]-1945, documenting Murphy’s musical career.
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents note The collection consists of three manuscript account books dating from 1841 to 1864. They were created by David Holton, Jr. (1814-1865), a harness-maker in Charlestown, New Hampshire. They record all of Holton's business transactions in daybook form. In a daybook, each day's transactions --both sales and purchases --are recorded in the order in which they occurred. Daybooks are very useful to researchers since they list details, including the customers' names, prices, and what was sold or repaired. Such details are usually not found in other account books, such as ledgers. The entries in these volumes document the work typically performed by a small harness-maker, with most entries being for the manufacture, sale or repair of leather pieces that comprised harness systems. These included harnesses, saddles, harness pads, halters, bridles, reins, saddle girths, and numerous types of straps. In addition, Holton sold whips of various kinds and materials, bells, ... Read More
Scope and Content Newberry, Finley, and Company Ledgers, 1899-1908, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include name of customer, date of transaction, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Volume does not contain detailed information regarding items sold by general store. Rather, it uses the general term "merchandise." Volume also includes miscellaneous loose papers. Both volumes have an index.