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Kaiser Brothers Day Book

Identifier: MS-0607

The Kaiser Brothers Day Book Collection contains ledgers from the Kaiser Brothers from October-December 1932. This collection contains warehouse documentation of the wholesale items.


  • 1932 October - December

Language of Materials


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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.


1 Linear Feet


Kaiser Brothers Day Book Collection contains ledgers from the Kaiser Brothers Wholesale from October-December 1932. The main office was in Market Square, Knoxville, Tn

Biographical/Historical Note

Meyer Kaiser, a wholesale and retail grocer of the store, died in 1861. The son of Meyer Kaiser, Joseph Kaiser, started book keeping for his brother in the wholesale store until 1880. Joseph Kaiser became real estate dealer and eventually was elected as the President of Kaiser Land and Fruit Company. The Kaiser has 2,700 acres of ranch property as of 1887.

Repository Details

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

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA