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S. B. Newman & Co. Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0090

This ledger documents S. B. Newman & Co.'s operations between 1901 and 1911. Entries generally include the name of the customer and the total price of the order, although occasional itemizations appear. Other entries mention the organization's employees and expenses.

Dates

  • 1909-1911

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is 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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

This ledger documents S. B. Newman & Co.'s operations between 1901 and 1911. Entries generally include the name of the customer and the total price of the order, although occasional itemizations appear. Other entries mention the organization's employees and expenses.

Biographical/Historical Note

The printing and binding firm of S. B. Newman & Co. was established on Gay Street in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1877. Its building was destroyed during the Million Dollar Fire of 1897 but the company rebuilt at 617 Gay Street and prospered during the early 20th century. After serving the city for 89 years, the firm went out of business in 1967.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Mr. Frank Parker donated this ledger to Special Collections on December 13, 1933.

Repository Details

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

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