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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:

David Widener Account Ledger

Identifier: 003-MS 125
Scope and Contents

Account ledger containing the daily business records of David Widener, a shoemaker in Chester County, Pa. ‡b Includes a credit listing of shoes purchased and shoes repaired, the name of the purchaser, and the cost of the shoes or services rendered.  An index to the customer names listed in the volume is also provided.

Dates: 1847-1861

D.B. Kauffman Store Ledger

Identifier: 003-MS 7
Scope and Contents

Store ledger. Contains business transaction and financial records of a blacksmith and horse implements dealer from Creswell, Pa. Includes the status of credit accounts, company expenses, and records of miscellaneous business dealings such as shoe and bridle repairs and the cost of services rendered.

Dates: 1889-1893

Diary entries from Reading and Philadelphia

 Collection — Box 1 folder
Identifier: 003-99
Scope and Contents

Loose pages of a diary by an anonymous man who resided in both Reading and Philadelphia, Pa. from 1775 to 1791. The bulk of the entries reflect religious practices and health issues.

Dates: 1775-1791

Diller's Hotel Daybook

 Collection — Box 1 box
Identifier: MS-83
Scope and Contents

Business daybook containing the daily business records of Diller's Hotel from January 1852 to July 1854 and accounting records and a list of services rendered by members of the Diller family from 1864 to 1886. Day book lists the names of boarders who resided at the hotel and the costs of their stays.

Dates: 1852-1886

Doll Family Financial Papers

 Collection — Box 1 folder
Identifier: MS-111
Scope and Contents

Account books of Henry and Jacob Doll of Manchester Township, York County, Pa., and Henry A. Doll of Manheim Township, York County, Pa. ‡b Includes the business records of the family farm (1855-1857), a shoe company (1873-1882), and the estate records of Henry Doll (1902) and Adam Dessenberger (1882-1883).

Dates: 1841-1903; Other: Majority of material found in 1880-1900

Edwards and Bishop business records

Identifier: 003-MS 16
Scope and Contents

Ledgers (2 day books, 2 ledgers, 1 monthly summary, and 1 accounts receivable book). Includes store ledgers and receipt book covering the years 1875 to 1877 for the Edwards and Bishop Booksellers and Stationers store. Also includes the account ledgers of the Strasburg, Pa. farm managed by William B. Bishop from 1871 to 1901 and a ledger from the Quaker City Business College. Financial records, names of customers, items purchased and costs are included.

Dates: 1871-1901

Evan Sheeler Account Ledger

Identifier: 003-MS 121
Scope and Contents

Account ledger containing assorted farm, household and labor accounts of Evan Sheeler of Berks County, Pa. Includes information on women laborers, the boarding of iron furnace workers and items purchased and sold by the Sheeler family.

Dates: 1827-1854

Exercise Workbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-77
Scope and Contents Exercise workbooks, copybooks, and practice books by Gabriel Bear, George Binkler, Wilson K. Boehm, David B. Buch, John Buyers, Sarah M. Buyers, Stephen Davis, Kimble Derone, E. Hatch, G. Hess, Alfred P. Holloway, Mary Starr Holloway, Richard J. Krick, Jacob Kurtz, George S. Mann, Anderson Martin, William C. Martin, William Megargie, Isaac Miller, Isaac Nissly, John Nissly, John Patton, Jonathan Peck, Jane Pennell, John Peter, F. Pitkin, Conrad Rebers, Abraham Sawyer, Edward Shutt, Sophia...
Dates: 1748-1920

Farmer's Friend: Income and Expenditure Record, Carlyle Visible System for Farmers and Ranchers

Identifier: MS-415
Scope and Contents

Ledger with penciled entries on several pages.

Dates: 1956; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/2000

Fereinicht Pennsylfawnish Deitch Fulk, Inc.

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-404
Scope and Contents

Programs of Annual meetings and church bulletins for Pennsylvania German dialect services held in various churches throughout Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1964-1965