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Country stores.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1265
Scope and Contents Financial and farm records of James Campbell who owned a plantation near Arden, Berkeley County on which he also operated a store. The collection also includes a ledger and some loose financial papers of James L. Campbell who ran the family homestead.
Dates: 1795-1873

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1321
Scope and Contents Account book, 1856-1901, of James Wilson Campbell. Includes estate settlement of his father, James L. Campbell, Cattle pedigrees, and various accounts, including some kept in James L.'s hand. Correspondence, 1866-1899 concerns family affairs, business, and there is one letter from a cousin at Marietta College, 1866, telling of geological field trip through the Wood, Ritchie, Pleasants, oil district of W. Va. School notes on mathematics and surveying of James Wilson Campbell, ca. 1854-1859;...
Dates: 1847-1901

Clarence West, Grocer, Receipts

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2162
Overview Assorted bills and receipts of Clarence West, who operated a grocery store on Yates Street in Grafton, West Virginia, in the early twentieth century. Bills and receipts from various wholesalers chiefly date from 1914, 1915, and 1918, and list dry goods items such as salt strips, lard, whole nutmegs, biscuits, tobacco, bacon, cheese, rice, sugar, coffee, milk, pins, and sewing machine oil.
Dates: 1914-1918

Donley L. Stiles, Reminiscences of Monongalia County

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3032
Overview The boyhood memoirs of an elderly Monongalia County resident, entitled, "Our Daily Bread" relating rural life in the early years of the twentieth century. There is mention of home remedies, farming, country stores, school, church, holidays, transportation and folkways. He describes in detail seeing the first automobile in the western part of the county. Also contains some genealogical notes on William White and family, White is the surveyor who named that portion of the county, Battelle...
Dates: 1910-1916

George H. King Journal and Daybook

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2058
Overview Journal and daybook of George H. King, who operated a store near Romney, West Virginia; includes entries for Laurel Run, Grant Township, and Romney, 1861-1879.
Dates: 1861-1879

Gilmer County, General Store Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2048
Overview Invoices, postal records, and receipts from a general store at Coxs Mills, Lucern.
Dates: 1903-1924

Gladys Link Hartzell, Collector, Account Books

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2326
Overview Account books of John Sheetz (1842-1882) with some pages used to record the words to Confederate songs; Doctor's (N.D. Pairan's) account book, 1836-1838; William Martin's account book for a general store, 1777-1783; and two ledger books used as scrapbooks, containing mainly notices of deaths and marriages.
Dates: 1777-1885

Hampshire County Archives

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0051
Overview Court case and other miscellaneous papers from various county offices, 1736-1749; record books, 1820-1948; and account books of banks, churches, general stores, insurance firms, physicians, estate settlements, and gristmills. There is a partial index of plaintiffs, defendants, and subjects in the case papers, and a checklist of the bound volumes.
Dates: 1736-1949

Hampshire County Archives

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0282
Overview Court case and other miscellaneous papers from various county offices, 1736-1749; record books, 1820-1948; and account books of banks, churches, general stores, insurance firms, physicians, estate settlements, and gristmills. There is a partial index of plaintiffs, defendants, and subjects in the case papers, and a checklist of the bound volumes.
Dates: 1736-1949

Holt-Keyes Families Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0631
Overview Business and personal correspondence of several members of the Holt and Keyes families of Barbour County, West Virginia, including Ben M., Charles, Samuel T.H., and Stephen Holt, and W.G. and Bertha Holt Keyes. The collection includes records of firms operated by these families, mainly the Keyes Lumber Company, the Holt Ice Company, and Holt's Mill; genealogical material on the Holt family; records relating to foundries, coal, coke, building supplies, general merchandise, farm and construction...
Dates: 1878-1944