Collection of business and financial books from Central Pennsylvania, 1789-1948

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Collection Overview

Title:
Collection of business and financial books from Central Pennsylvania
Dates (Inclusive):
1789-1948
Creator:
Hoy, Albert
Abstract:
This collection of business and personal financial books consists of seventy-six items documenting stores, manufacturing plants, individuals, and a constable in Central Pennsylvania from 1789 to 1948.
Collection Number:
1473
Size:
76 item(s)
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Collection Overview

This collection of diverse financial record books was rebound and all bound volumes numbered consecutively. Numbers next to the title represent the volume numbers of the collection as a whole. The collection includes: four account books, one record book of furnace output (metal made); two cash books; thirty-four daybooks; thirty-one ledgers; three time books, one an ore book and one a coal and time book; a docket book; and an invoice book. Operations represented in the collection include the furnace at Julian, Centre, and Mt. Vernon; stores in Perrysville, Pine Grove Mills, Milesburg, Dales Mills, and Oak Hall Mills; the towns of Gideon, Woodward, Noblesville, and Indiana Pa.; the firm of Thompson and McFarland; and the Monroe County Constable. There are also personal ledgers for Albert Hoy, Dr. Peter Smith, Emmanuel Lorah, and Samuel Stevenson.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of business and financial books from Central Pennsylvania, HCLA 1473, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Hoy, Albert

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Collection Inventory

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