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Alex Gunn ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0603

Scope and Contents

The collection contains four account ledgers (1909 – 1914) and an invoice ledger (1909 – 1911) of Alex Gunn who owned a store in Thomasville, Alabama. These ledgers show the day-to-day finances of the store, including who bought what items and the price paid. The invoice ledger contains receipts that the store obtained through these three years of the business. These were glued into a ledger that now has very brittle paper.

Dates

  • 1909-1914

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

None

Biographical / Historical

Alex Gunn was the owner of a general merchandise store in Thomasville, Alabama between 1909 and 1914.

Extent

6.25 Linear Feet (5 ledgers )

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Account and invoice ledgers of Alex Gunn's Thomasville, Clarke County, Alabama store from 1909 to 1914.

Provenance

Gift of James Doris by Harold Corry, June 18, 1987

Processed by

John Scruggs, 1987; updated bt Martha Bace, 2013

Creator

Title
Guide to the Alex Gunn ledgers
Status
Completed
Date
June 1987
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