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C. S. Jones mercantile ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0248

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a ledger from the C.S. Jones Mercantile of Talladega, Alabama, from 1876 to 1881.

Dates

  • 1876-1881

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

A mercantile store, also known as a general or general merchandise store, is generally a rural or small town store that carries a general line of merchandise. It carries a broad selection of merchandise, sometimes in a small space, where people from the town and surrounding rural areas come to purchase all their general goods.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (1 ledger)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Ledger of this Talladega County, Alabama, general store

Provenance

Purchased from Cather and Brown Books, 1992

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

S. Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the C. S. Jones mercantile ledger
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
January 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500