New River Grocery Company Order Book
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a single order book maintained by the New River Grocery Company, a wholesale business operating in Fries, Virginia, during the early 20th century. The book contains orders placed by customers and includes lists of items ordered and prices for each. Most of the company's customers were located in in Virginia's Galax, Pulaski, and Wythe counties.
- 1905 - 1906
- New River Grocery Company (Fries, Va.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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A wholesale grocer, the New River Valley Grocery Company operated in Fries (Grayson County), Virginia during the early 20th century. According to a notation on the first page of the book, the business commenced operation in 1905. It it listed in a directory of Grayson County businesses in 1911. Thomas C. Vaughan (1870-1938) served as the company's president for at least 14 years, beginning in 1906.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection contains an order book for a wholesale business operating in Fries (Grayson County), Virginia, during the early 20th century.
Source of Acquisition
The New River Grocery Company Order Book was acquired by the university in 1939 or 1940 and transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in 1955.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the New River Grocery Company Order 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 New River Grocery Company Order Book commenced and was completed in March 2011. Initial description was completed in or prior to May 1970.
- New River Grocery Company Order Book, 1905-1906
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2020 (CC0 1.0)
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