Merchants -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of Williams family members letters, bills, and receipts beinginning in the 1820s to the turn of the century. There are three bound books: checkbook 1854, Williams company account book 1859, and scrapbook 1904-1905. There are also several Confederate bond receipts and checks, letters from the field, a parole, a bill of sale for a slave, and monthly subsistence papers. Other items include a fire insurance policy dated October 16, 1865; an invitation to Fanny...
Dates: 1820-1905, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records The majority of this collection documents the professional activities of Dr. Joseph Jacobs, and his son Sinclair Jacobs as proprietors of Jacobs' Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the official records of Jacobs' Pharmacy are samples of labels for products, a notebook and loose papers containing formulae for medicines and cosmetics, product catalogs, copies of Jacob's Monthly Magazine, and official correspondence. The collection also contains personal items of Joseph and Sinclair Jacobs,...
Dates: 1878-1977, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains autobiographic and biographic materials on Sidney Root as well as transcriptions of letters and newspaper articles written by Root. Materials include the manuscripts for Root's unpublished autobiography, Memorandum of My Life and genealogy papers on the Root family. Of particular note is a manuscript of a biography of Root by Walter McElreath, one of the founders of the Atlanta Historical Society.
Dates: 1863-1897, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of two ledger books: one belonging to W. T. Clinton and one belonging to W. M. Moore of Moore, Marsh, and Company. Also included is a scrapbook belonging to W. T. Clinton which also contains a ledger at the back of the scrapbook.
Dates: 1876-1881, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains eleven receipts from William A. Huff’s work as a grocer, for a one year period from August 1859 through August 1860. The receipts are from various grocers in the Atlanta and Marietta areas from whom William Huff purchased goods. There are two receipts from Denmead and Wright, dealers in flour, grain, and millfeed, who were located in Marietta, Georgia. The other receipts are all from Atlanta merchants and consist of High, Butler and Company, General Commission Merchants...
Dates: 1859 – 1860