Henry I. Mullins Account Book
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a single account book maintained by Henry I. Mullins, the proprietor of a general mercantile store in Wise County, Virginia. The volume contains entries detailing customer names, goods purchased, and prices for 1921. Commencing in 1923, the entries seem to record only the expenses of the Jones and Combs partnership. The entries end in 1924.
- 1921 - 1924
- Mullins, Henry I. (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
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Henry I. Mullins, the son of James H. and Lucinda Bowling Mullins, was born in Kentucky on February 7, 1874. He appears in the Letcher County, Kentucky home of his father in the 1880 census. In 1893, Mullins married Mattie Williams (1877-1963). The couple would have at least six children and continue through 1920 to live in Letcher County, where they engaged in farming. A notation in Mullins' account book notes that he started business in Pound (Wise County), Virginia in 1921. Henry I. Mullins died on March 30, 1951, and is buried in the Bolling Cemetery of Pound, Virginia.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection contains a ledger recording customer transactions of Wise County, Virginia general mercantile store operated by Henry I. Mullins.
Source of Acquisition
The Henry I. Mullins Account Book was donated to the university in 1939 and transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in 1955.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Henry I. Mullins Account Book by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the Henry I. Mullins Account Book commenced and was completed in March 2011. Initial description was completed in or prior to May 1970.
- Henry I. Mullins Account Book, 1921-1924
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2020 (CC0 1.0)
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