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account books

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books in which financial accounts are kept.

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Hiram Bement Account Book, 1835-1868

 Item — Box 40: [Barcode: 31141019159917], Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three...
Dates: 1835-1868

Jeremiah H. Cronin Store Ledger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3953
Scope and Contents This collection contains one single account ledger book from J.H. Cronin Store of Marshall, Michigan between May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915. This store was owned by Jeremiah Henry Cronin and was established in 1851 according to the Marshall directory of 1934. This ledger features all grocery sales accounts kept in chronological order. Every page in the ledger was full, and included the name of the customer and a list of their purchases below. This ledger provides a historical account of the...
Dates: Record Keeping: May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915

Kalamazoo Light Guard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4125
Abstract

This collection is composed of letters and booklets from the Kalamazoo Light Guard from 1881.

Dates: 1881

Leonidas Farm Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3990
Scope and Contents

It is not certain who the people recorded in this ledger are or to whom it belonged. C. L. Bower is probably Charles Bower. He was born in Germany in 1831 and immigrated to the US in 1867 where he worked as a Farm Laborer in Paw Paw, Michigan.

Dates: 1888-1899

Memorandum Account (includes dressmaker account), 1885-1891, 1892

 Item — Box 61: [Barcode: 31141019224513], Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1885-1891, 1892

Miscellaneous Ledgers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3586
Abstract

This collection is made up of two ledgers and two documents found in one of the ledgers. The first ledger the dates range from 1906 to about 1918. The second ledger ranges from 1913 to 1918. The two documents were found in the second ledger. These two ledgers were written by different people.

Dates: 1906-1918

O.C. Simmons Ledger Book

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-4103
Scope and Contents The O.C. Simmons Ledger Book dates from 1866-1867 and documents the invoice of the hardware store, owned by Orville C. Simmons, over the year. The opening cover of the ledger is dated January 1st, 1866. Paw Paw, Michigan during this time was described as “a flourishing incorporated post village” with a population of 1300, according to the Michigan State Gazetteer for 1863-1864. It also listed other businesses in Paw Paw during this time, such as flouring mills, saw mills, blind and door...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 1867

Pease and Son Printers Job Register

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3322
Abstract

The collection is composed of one job register ledger for the Pease & Son and McCaul's Printing Company which were located in Kalamazoo between 1881 and 1962.

Dates: Created: 1926-1947

Record Book (possibly advertising accounts), 1891-1982

 Item — Box 133: [Barcode: 31141019162523], Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three...
Dates: 1891-1982

Spencer Funeral Home

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-3886
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of one green S. E. Ledger, which was owned by Spencer Funeral Home in Athens, MI and was used from 1949 – 1954. The ledger is 76 pages long.Purchases recorded in the ledger include item such as cards, flowers, casket sprays, dinners, and the services themselves. There are three (3) receipts pinned in the ledger for flowers, wheat, and something from Wolfe Grain & Feed Co. The entries often include which church the funeral took place at and the family member...
Dates: 1949 – 1954