The Resource Myers collection

Myers collection

Label
Myers collection, 1894-1900
Title
Myers collection
Inclusive dates
1894-1900
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains ten business ledgers from L. M. Hisey & Co. and Wightman & Hisey, around the turn of the century. The ledgers document sales of and orders for agricultural and forestry items, especially phosphate, coal, wheat, bark, and lumber, as well as corn and tools such as plows. Some ledgers also contain financial information about the companies, such as lists of notes due. Receipts and bills, inserted in a few of the ledgers, further document the businesses
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Biographical or historical data
L. M. Hisey & Co. and Wightman & Hisey were businesses that were located in Shenandoah County near Edinburg, Virginia which dealt in farm-related products and implements.
Cataloging source
VMCS
Label
Myers collection
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/myers.aspx
Note
Also referred to as: Virginia Hisey Myers collection
Arrangement
Box 1: Phosphate book, 1894; Phosphate book, 1895; Phosphate book, 1896; Coal book, 1894; Order book, 1898. Box 2: Invoice of Wightman & Hisey, 1896, list of accounts; General ledger of accounts, 1898-1899; General ledger of accounts, 1899-1900; Wheat book, 1899-1900, wheat accounts of individuals; Merchants & Farmers Bank [Book], 1897-1900, general ledger of accounts.
Control code
27673248
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
2 Hollinger boxes.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Ownership
Gift of Mrs. Virginia Hisey Myers, through Mr. Douglas Dellinger, in November 1989.

Library Locations

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