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Pryor Brown Livery Stables and Transfer Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0595

This collection houses 46 volumes of cash books, day books, daily records, feed books, order books, and other records documenting the activities of the Pryor Brown Livery Stables and Transfer Company between 1883 and 1916.

Dates

  • 1883 March 17-1916 June 30

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

34.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses 46 volumes of cash books, day books, daily records, feed books, order books, and other records documenting the activities of the Pryor Brown Livery Stables and Transfer Company between 1883 and 1916.

Biographical/Historical Note

Pryor Brown was born in February of 1852 in Tennessee. He became a successful businessman in Knoxville, operating a transfer company on Church Street. He was married once to Mary, and the couple had three children: Charles (born 1885), John (born 1887), and Arthur (born 1890). His date of death is unknown.

Arrangement

Collection contains 46 volumes divided into seven series:

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Cash books
  2. Series II: Day Books
  3. Series III: Driver's daily records
  4. Series IV: Feed books
  5. Series V: Ledger
  6. Series VI: Order books
  7. Series VII: Other Records

Acquisition Note

This collection is property of the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

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