J. A. Montgomery business records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery. The correspondence includes railroad passes written and issued by Montgomery and letters written to him, from 1891 to 1898. The time book lists the names of employees and pay rates from November 1889 to February 1890; however, it is unclear if the records are from the Mary Lee Mine or the Birmingham, Powderly, and Bessemer Railroad Company. The ledger records the earnings of the Birmingham, Powderly, and Bessemer Railroad Company, documenting sales in 1890.
- Montgomery, J. A. (Author, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
J. A. Montgomery was a turn-of-the-century industrialist and businessman in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Language of Materials
Correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery.
The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama
Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010
Title on phase box spine: Papers of J. A. Montgomery on the Mary Lee Mine and the Birmingham, Powderly and Bessemer Railroad Company - Birmingham, 1891
Haley Aaron and Martha Bace, 2013
- Guide to the J. A. Montgomery business records
- November 2013
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