John V. Upington and Brothers Carriage Company records

Descriptive Summary

Title
John V. Upington and Brothers Carriage Company records
Date
1872-1891
Extent
0.36 Cubic feet
Subjects
Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
Carriage industry--Kentucky.
Transportation--Kentucky--History--19th century.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess
Preferred Citation
62M101: [identification of item], John V. Upington and Brothers Carriage Company records, 1872-1891, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The John V. Upington and Brothers Carriage Company was located on East Short Street in Lexington, Kentucky, in the 1800s.
Scope and Content
The John V. Upington and Brothers Carriage Company records consist of two cash books and a letter book dating from 1872-1891. The cash books contain the financial records for the Carriage Company. The cash book from 1872-1879 includes a business card for the Akron Hardware & Stamping Company. The letter book records company business transactions, such as orders, supply lists, and receipts.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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

Contents of the Collection

Cash book, 1872 December 2-1879 March 12

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Cash book, 1875 October 1-1880 January 31

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Letter book, 1879 September 28-1891 May 13

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