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James A. Boyd Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3022

This collection houses the ledger book of Johnson City merchant James A. Boyd documenting his trade between 1883 and 1885. The book is organized alphabetically by customer's last name and records such information as the date of the transaction, the amount the customer was charged, and the item(s) the customer purchased.

Dates

  • 1883-1885

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses the ledger book of Johnson City merchant James A. Boyd documenting his trade between 1883 and 1885. The book is organized alphabetically by customer's last name and records such information as the date of the transaction, the amount the customer was charged, and the item(s) the customer purchased.

Biographical/Historical Note

James A. Boyd was born in January of 1846 in Tennessee. He married Mary A. Griffith on May 14, 1892 in Washington County, Tennessee. He operated a retail store selling stoves and tinware on Johnson City's Main Street in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He died between 1920 and 1930, probably in Washington County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

The University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections purchased this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480