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General stores

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Lantz Store, Blacksville, Monongalia County, Account Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.3302
Overview One ledger of a general merchandise store, 'Lantz Store' in Blacksville, West Virginia, documenting disbursements and customers accounts for May 29, 1861 through August 13, 1866. Transactions are recorded chronologically. Includes transaction dates, costs per item, and descriptions of items purchased or work completed. Some of the more common transactions include altering colts, building fences, sheep washing, and the sale of butter, coffee, gingham, molasses, rice, and tobacco, among others.
Dates: 1861-1866

Lewis County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0062
Overview Court cases, 1775-1933, and county record volumes and private account books of Lewis County, 1817-1932. The private accounts include records of a harness maker, millers, druggists, printers, and general merchants. A checklist of the bound volumes is available, as well as a chronological, subject, and name index to the suit papers.
Dates: 1775-1933

Logan Osborne Family and Business Records

Collection Number: A&M.2941
Overview A ledger and financial records of Logan Osborne (1836-39) also containing the will of Balamm Osborne. The ledger contains accounts of an assortment of general store goods from perishables such as food and candles to durable goods such as tools and carriages. There are Osborne family deeds, land contracts and letters about family matters and debt (1808-89). There are early nineteenth century state bank script from Louisiana, Virginia, and North Carolina. There are land indentures and legal...
Dates: 1761-1982

Margaret B. Ballard, Compiler, Monroe County Historical Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.2537
Overview Papers of Dr. Margaret Byrnside Ballard (1900-1976), regarding the history of Monroe County, West Virginia, and the Ballard family. As a genealogist and author of local history, she was an avid collector of the historical materials contained in this collection, most of which relate to her family and Monroe County. The collection includes personal papers, business records, historical and genealogical research material, scrapbooks, bibles, memorabilia, artifacts, photographs, broadsides,...
Dates: 1783-1976, undated; Majority of material found in ca. 1910-1970

Marmaduke Dent Ledgers

Collection Number: A&M.0733
Overview Daybooks for the practice of Dr. Marmaduke Dent (1801-1880), a physician in Monongalia County, and for a general store in Granville.
Dates: 1855-1891

Monongalia County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0026
Scope and Contents The collection contains record books and papers covering a period from the formation of the county of Monongalia in 1776 to 1933. The collection is broken prior to 1796. There are approximately six hundred thousand pieces including papers on civil and criminal cases, bonds, deeds, wills, licenses, settlements of public offices, school reports, and other papers commonly filled or recorded at county courthouses in the Virginias.There are two hundred and seventy-five volumes covering a...
Dates: 1774-1933

Monongalia County Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M.3582
Scope and Contents Collection of records mostly relating to the history of Monongalia County, West Virginia. Over 300 historical photographs in this collection are available through the "digital material" link. Series include: 1) American Bicentennial Records; 2) Artifacts; 3) Books; 4) Burial Records of Monongalia County Servicemen; 5) Church Records; 6) Club Records; 7) Coal Industry Records; 8) Education Records; 9) Genealogy Records; 10)...
Dates: 1792-1982; Majority of material found in 1878-1976

Morris & Younginger, General Store Business Ledgers

Collection Number: A&M.2582
Overview Two business ledgers of an early general merchandise store located at Mt. Morris, PA. In the earlier ledger, dated Oct. 24, 1851-May 31, 1855, the business was probably owned by L.A. Morris and E.F. Morris. The second ledger dates ca. 1877-1913. By 1913 the store was known as Morris & Younginger. The names of many residents living along the Mason-Dixon Line and Upper Monongalia County, WV, appear in the two ledgers.
Dates: 1851-1913

Mullen Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1465
Overview Correspondence, bills, receipts, and memoranda books of Gordon, Gordon, Jr., Jacob, George H., and Mrs. F.R. Mullen of Charleston. Subjects include farming operations; the management of a small store in Kanawha County, West Virginia; Barboursville College; and the State Free Silver Headquarters. The collection includes letterheads, business cards, and calendars of Charleston mercantile establishments, ca.1877-1914; and some Ku Klux Klan papers, 1928, of Dr. A.G. Mullen of Galesburg, Illinois.
Dates: 1841, 1865-1932

Ohio County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0031
Scope and Contents Court case papers, 1776-1930; court and county record books; birth and death records, 1887-1888; and account and minute books of individuals, companies, and organizations, 1772-1935. The bound volumes include records of brand registrations, deeds, estrays, land entries, marriages, military service, surveys, and wills. The private account books relate to general merchandising, coal sales, dental practice, a debating society, distilling, carriage manufacturing, hotels, steamboat freighting, the...
Dates: 1772-1935