Mathews and Gaines daybooks

Abstract

The Mathews and Gaines daybooks (dated 1854-1857; 0.12 cubic feet; 1 box) consist of two daybooks documenting the daily business transactions of Mathews and Gaines, general merchants.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mathews and Gaines daybooks
Date
1854-1857 (inclusive)
Extent
0.12 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Business records -- Kentucky.
General stores -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
60m103: [identification of item], Mathews and Gaines daybooks, 1854-1857, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Mathews and Gaines, general goods merchants, operated in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, in the mid-19th century.
Scope and Content
The Mathews and Gaines daybooks (dated 1854-1857; 0.12 cubic feet; 1 box) consist of two daybooks documenting the daily business transactions of Mathews and Gaines, general merchants. Additionally, the beginning of the daybook for 1856 contains an invoice of goods for Miller & Matthews dated May 31, 1854.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Daybook, 1854, 1856

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Daybook, 1857

  • Box 1, folder 4
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