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Ledgers (account books)

 Subject
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Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Helmer family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00150
Scope and Contents Though the collection spans the period 1865-1910, the bulk of the documents covers the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th. The collection includes the papers of Andrew Helmer, the personal papers of William Helmer and the financial papers of William Helmer. The papers of Andrew Helmer comprise the smallest portion of the collection. The journals record various aspects and costs of raising sheep. One account ledger records household expenditures. The two volumes...
Dates: 1865 - 1911

Henry G. Reynolds papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.2.1
Scope and Contents The Henry G. Reynolds collection of 4 volumes contains correspondence, receipts, bank deposits, purchase orders, board resolutions, and other records associated with Board of Agriculture and the Michigan Agricultural College. Of special note are papers related to the Samuel Johnson Affair (1886-1889) which culminated in the resignation of four professors and the suspension of 18 students. See Madison Kuhn collection (UA 17.107) for more information on the Samuel Johnson Affair. ...
Dates: 1886 - 1891

Horner Woolen Mills records

 Collection
Identifier: 00148
Scope and Contents The Horner Woolen Mills collection consists primarily of correspondence and financial records, the bulk of which date from 1903 to 1919.The correspondence series, including general correspondence, letterpress copies of outgoing letters, and quotations and estimates, relate mostly to the mill's activities between 1907 and 1914. These partially document daily operations; the company's investment in real estate in Michigan and Oklahoma; and its interest, as contract creditors to the...
Dates: 1892 - 1961

J. M. York journal

 Collection
Identifier: c-00523
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a journal that belonged to John M. York who owned a general store in Ionia County, Michigan. The journal dates mostly from 1899 to 1901 with a portion dating from 1922. Also within the journal are the recordings of 1913 auction sales by George Kelner. This journal may be connected with the ledger in another collection (c.00524); both were found in the home of Ludwig C. Winters by the donor.

Dates: 1899 - 1922; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1901

Jenison family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.446
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Frederick C. Jenison's papers for the period 1907-1939. Included are personal and business records, primarily expenditure reports. The personal correspondence includes copies of letters that Jenison sent. The papers are most complete for the 1930s, less complete for the 1920s, and rather incomplete for the period 1910-1920. One significant portion of the collection consists of check stubs, both personal and business, for most of the period 1907-1939....
Dates: 1877 - 1939

John Brattin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.429
Scope and Content The John Brattin family papers is mainly John Brattin’s papers and correspondence, but it does contain materials and correspondence from his first wife, Alice Jane, and his mother-in-law, Kate Baker Knight. This collection covers John’s life from high school graduation until his death. Included in the collection are correspondence, work documents, photographs related to the Bowlby, Baker, and Knight families, certificates, family newsletters, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a postcard...
Dates: 1849 - 1995

Josiah Littlefield papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00188
Scope and Contents The Josiah Littlefield papers contain a portion of Littlefield's unpublished autobiography, in which he describes his early life on a farm in Monroe County, Michigan (1850-1865), as well as biographical materials. The collection also contains four ledgers from Littlefield's mill, recording workers' hours and business transactions, property tax receipts, and a map showing Littlefield-owned land in Clare County, Michigan.One ledger may be from a lumber camp (Gilmore Camp 1893-1895)...
Dates: 1879 - 1958

Lansing and Taft families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00058
Scope and Content The collection documents through correspondence, diaries, and financial records, the activity of four people over three generations. These papers span the years 1838 to 1917, with most of the material falling in the periods of 1838-1845 and 1881-1917. The 1845-1881 gap is due to the absence of a generation of records.The records of Elijah M. Lansing (1838-1845) relate to the 6th Regiment, 5th Brigade of the Michigan Militia (Washtenaw Guards). The incoming letters include a...
Dates: 1838 - 1917

Lewis A. Wileden papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.415
Scope and Contents The collection documents Lewis A. Wileden's military service during World War I, including personal notebooks, military vouchers and orders, and personal reports. Also present is a 1919 copy of the Second Division newspaper, The Indian, a small publication about the accomplishments of the division during the war, a scrapbook of postcards and photographs of Europe, postwar correspondence with the Second Regiment Engineers, wartime newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1908 - 1968

Ludwig C. Winters ledger

 Collection
Identifier: c-00524
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a ledger that belonged to Ludwig C. Winters who apparently ran a general store in Ionia, Michigan. It may be connected with the journal in another collection (c.00523); both were found in the home of Ludwig C. Winters by the donor.

Dates: 1919 - 1931