Woolley family account books, 1859-1902, 1878-1902 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Woolley family account books, 1859-1902, 1878-1902 (bulk dates)
Creator
Woolley family.
Extent
.4 cubic feet
Subjects
Woolley, C. H. (Charles H.)
Woolley family.
Business--Kentucky.
Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
Financial statements--Kentucky--Lexington.
Millers.
Lexington (Ky.)--Commerce.
Accounts
Lists
Payrolls
Arrangement
Arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Charles H. Woolley was a miller in Lexington, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
Materials include account books of the Charles H. Woolley family. These books record a variety of financial and personal records relating to the Woolley family. There are detailed accounts concerning the income and finances of several individuals, along with city and state assessment of property. The daily operations of a general store are recorded with a listing of items that customers purchased. Milk, butter, meat, vegetables, fruit, clothing, books, and street car tickets are among the items listed. Also documented are payments made to cooks, servants, music teachers, and schools. In addition, there are extensive records of the Woolley's laundry schedule, with a listing of the number and types of clothing that were washed.

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