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Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-064
Abstract

This collection includes a small account book listing an unidentified individual's personal expenditures, including money paid to Black laborers, an 1838 receipt from the Mechanics Bank of New York, and tavern bills. It includes a note stating the book is an "Account of expenditures from the 3rd of October 1839 in our philanthropic efforts to diffuse useful knowledge throughout the States of Ohio and Kentucky."

Dates: 1838 - 1839

Adams Express Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-043
Abstract

The collection consists of a ledger for the Adams Express Company recording shipments being moved from Hot Springs, Virginia, to Warm Springs, Virginia, between May and September of 1912.

Dates: 1912

Clement M. Adkisson Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-001
Abstract

Thi collection contains a ledger from Halifax County, Virginia general mercantile store, with entries listing customer names, together with descriptions of items purchased and dates and prices of purchases.

Dates: 1859 - 1861

C. B. Anderson Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-086
Abstract

The C. B. Anderson Account Book contains the accounting information and merchandise sales of C. B. Anderson of Newbern, Virginia. Entries date from 1907 through 1909.

Dates: 1907 - 1909

C. B. Anderson Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-083
Abstract

This collection includes a daybook, business journal, ledgers, and notes of C. B. Anderson [Charles Blanton Anderson, Sr.?], a general store owner in Newbern (Pulaski County), Virginia.

Dates: 1884 - 1910

Avery-Abex Metallurgical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-025
Abstract The American Brake Shoe (later Abex) Company was formed in 1902 from the merger of five smaller foundries that specialized in railroad brake shoes, castings and forging, as well as hydraulic equipment. The research laboratory, known as the Mahwah Research Center, from which the collection is drawn, did applied industrial research, but was closed in 1990. Howard Avery (1906-1996), VPI graduate (B.Sc. MinE 1927, M.Sc. MinE 1928), was one of the center’s leading research metallurgists....
Dates: c. 1920s-1987

Barclay Shipping Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-036
Abstract

The Barclay Shipping Ledger from Norfolk, Virginia, covers shipments going through Virginia from 1847-1878. The ledger includes records of auctioneers of enslaved persons.

Dates: 1847 - 1878

[Benton] Ledger and Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-094
Abstract

The [Benton] Ledger and Scrapbook is a single item used as both a ledger and a scrapbook. The name Benton appears at the top of pages of the ledger, which may be the location of the business, probably a general store in Benton, Holmes County, Ohio. The ledger lists goods sold and names of customers, while the newspapers include poems, short stories, marriages, obituaries, and more.

Dates: 1854-1856, [ca. 1890s]

Bergen County, New Jersey, General Store Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1978-012
Abstract

This collection contains an account ledger of unidentified general store, surmised to have operated in Bergen County, New Jersey, with Benjamin Post the possible proprietor.

Dates: 1838 - 1841

Blacksburg, Virginia, Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-087
Abstract

This collection contains an account book, possibly from a Blacksburg, Virginia business.

Dates: 1866 - 1881

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Anderson, C. B., of Newbern, Va. 2
Adams Express Company (1854-2015) 1
Air Reduction Company (1915-1971) 1
American Brake Shoe Company 1
Avery, Howard S. (Howard Shaeffer), 1906-1996 1
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Barclay family (Virginia) 1
Brown, George D. 1
Brown, J. A. (Deputy tax collector, Martinsville, Va.) 1
Brown, John 1
Corwin, Edward, Jr. 1
Crockett Springs Hotel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Cushing, David F. 1
Dickerson, Thomas (Nottoway County, Va.) 1
Dillon, Ellett & Company 1
Dix, George S. 1
Edward Dillon and Co. (Botetourt County, Va.) 1
Fugate, Henly, 1843-1913 1
Gardner, William W. 1
Goad, William F. (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 1
Graham and Robinson General Store (Wythe County, Va.) 1
Halsey, Henry 1
Henly Fugate and Company 1
Henniker Boot and Shoe Company (Henniker, N.H.) 1
Hileman, Cook and Company 1
Horne, Isaac James, 1801-1878 1
Huddle family 1
Huddle, Charles, Jr. 1
Huddle, Charles, Sr. 1
Huddle, Royall 1
Ivanhoe Furnace Company 1
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 1
Jones, J. T. 1
Lantz, Jacob W., 1868-1940 1
Lipps, J. E. 1
Lobdell Car Wheel Company 1
Luke(?), Edith 1
Miller, T. S. 1
Miralla, Knight & Co. (Havana, Cuba) 1
Montgomery Savings Bank (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Morrison, G. A. 1
Mullins, Henry I. 1
National Carbide Company 1
New River Grocery Company (Fries, Va.) 1
Oglesby, J. T. 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Post, Benjamin 1
Radford Brick Company (1889-1912) (Tazewell County, Va.) 1
Raven Red Ash Coal Company 1
Reed Island Iron Company (Pulaski County, Va.) (1881-1906) 1
S. P. Hite Company 1
Smith, William 1
Swift, Hallett, 1802-1886 1
Tarter, James E., 1857-1921 1
Trigg, Fugate, and Company 1
United States Hotel (Frederick Town, Maryland) 1
United States. Bureau of Internal Revenue 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company 1
W. D. Dehart & Sons (Meadows of Dan, Patrick County, Va.) 1
Walthall, James Glen, 1872-1949 1
Washington Light Guards (Washington, D.C. ) 1
West Iron Gate Land Company (Clifton Forge, Va.) 1
Whitings, F. B. 1
Wood, Kasey, and Wood (Max Meadows, Va.) 1
Wood, Thomas, 1812-1891 1
Wysor, Henry C., 1847-1927 1
Yates, James E. 1
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