Ledgers (account books)
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Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains three groups of business records from Dartmouth and New Bedford, Massachusetts. These two locations are adjacent to one another, New Bedford having been formed and enlarged from parts of Dartmouth village and town (township) beginning in 1787. New Bradford became a famous whaling port after the Revolutionary War, and much mercantile business was carried on there; some spilling over into nearby Dartmouth. Shipbuilding and associated manufacturing began in New Bedford...
Dates: 1831 - 1872
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972
Scope and Contents This is a collection of farm accounts and business papers of the Farley Brothers (Garfield and W. E. Farley) of Albion, Michigan, growers and dealers in grain, feeder cattle, fruit, and evergreens. Included are freight bills for shipping cattle and produce, bills from the D. M. McAuliffe Farm Implement firm for various purchases, receipts, letters, and a few newspaper articles about the cattle and fruit businesses.The volumes are ledgers of the farm's expenditures and...
Dates: 1896 - 1948
Scope and Contents The First Universalist Church of Lansing records consist of accounting ledgers from both the church and the church school, annual reports, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings, histories of the church, parish and collection records, and treasurer's reports. The records range in date from the establishment of the church in 1852 to 1971, and include the early years of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lansing. Among the notable items are a photocopy of the 1852 charter and a scrapbook...
Dates: 1852 - 1971
Scope and Contents The collection consists of original materials and photocopies associated with various theater projects in which Coggan was involved. Some were performed at Michigan State University. The collection contains newspaper clippings, programs, copies of photographs, histories of the dance companies, and advertising media. The Correspondence folder contains photocopies of correspondence with MSU President Peter McPherson, the MSU Library, and MSU Museum. It also contains a photocopy of a 1947...
Dates: 1947 - 2013
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into eleven series:FARM INCOME TAX RECORDS. 1942-1966. This series contains accounting information for federal income taxes and farm business analyses.JOURNALS. 1948-1965. This series contains journals consisting of income and expense accounts with some subsidiary ledgers.DIARIES. 1931-1979. This series contains mainly diaries of George Bitzer and one diary of Tula Bitzer. MISCELLANEOUS. 1921-1968. This series...
Dates: 1905 - 1967
Scope and Contents The Hackley and Hume papers contain the business records of several inter-related Michigan-based business firms and some of the private papers of the families of Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume. The papers span the years 1859-1955. The papers document lumbering and lumber investments in Michigan and other states. The papers also document Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume, both prominent timbermen and philanthropists, as well as other family members. Hackley and Hume were active...
Dates: 1859 - 1955
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, legal documents, account books, bank books, school exercises and journals dealing with the Hall and Wilcox families. These two families were connected by marriage: Mrs. E. E. Hall was the daughter of Earl and Mary E. Ferdon Wilcox. Documents originate from Canaan and Columbia Counties, New York; Connecticut; Ohio; Wisconsin; Michigan; and various points in the western states. Materials deal principally with personal matters, agriculture, health, social...
Dates: 1795 - 1911
Scope and Contents This collection contains three account books.The first account book is the company treasurer's book. It records expenses and receipts. The second account book contains corporate information including company's constitution and by-laws, lists of shareholders, and meeting minutes. The third is a farm ledger book belonging to Harold H. Pierce which provides detailed accounts for the cost of farm products, labor, and market goods. In addition, the collection contains a permit from...
Dates: 1901 - 1952