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General store account book, 1858-1863.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V392 (Text) 00000106665615 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.2 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2019/12/11 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
General store account book, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The closest naming of the general store which kept this account book occurs on page 115, where the book reads: "All after this is Book No. 3, Angel's Book." The location of the establishment is not given.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Glenn Black during November 1943.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: General stores > Indiana > 19th century.
Groceries > Indiana > 19th century.
Genre: Account books.

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