City Roller Mill records,

Abstract

The City Roller Mill records are comprised of the various record books and ledgers (1852-1897) of a woolen mill (1834-1870) and, later, a flour mill (1892-1897) in Lexington, Ky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
City Roller Mill records,
Extent
2.5 Cubic feet
Subjects
Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
Flour mills--Kentucky--Lexington.
Flour.
Grain--Milling--History.
Textile industry--Kentucky--Lexington--History.
Wool industry--Kentucky.
Wool--Marketing.
Woolen and worsted manufacture--Kentucky--Lexington--History.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Alison Sperry
Preferred Citation
59M34 : [Identification of item], City Roller Mill records, 1834-1897, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The City Roller mill was first established as a woolen factory and operated under various titles including Woolen Manufacturer; Hayman Co.; and Woolley Hayman. George Woolley, C. H. Woolley and J. Q. A. Hayman were owners and operators.
Scope and Content
The City Roller Mill records are comprised of the various record books and ledgers (1852-1897) of a woolen mill (1834-1870) and, later, a flour mill (1892-1897) in Lexington, Ky. Included in the collection are cashbooks, daybooks, journals and ledgers, inventory books, an invoice book, an order book and a ticket book, which may also be a distillery record. The books record daily financial transactions related to the business.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note 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.

Contents of the Collection

Daybook,, 1856 February 6-1859 August 11

  • Box 1, Item 1
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Daybook,, 1892 July 1-1897 April 12

  • Box 1, Item 2
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Ledger,, 1834-1838

  • Box 2, Item 1
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Ledger,, 1856-1870

  • Box 2, Item 2
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Ledger,, 1892 July 1

  • Item 2
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Ledger,, 1896

  • Item 6
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Letter Book,, 1859 January 17-1865 July 9

  • Box 1, Item 3
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Index,, undated

  • Box 1, Item 4
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Cashbook,, 1852 March 1-1855 May 24

  • Box 2, Item 3
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Cashbook,, 1892 July 1-1894 December 14

  • Item 5
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Cashbook,, 1894 December 14-1896

  • Item 7
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Ticket Book,, 1892 July 18-1896 March

  • Box 2, Item 4
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Invoice Book,, 1856 May 5-1862 October 21

  • Box 3, Item 2
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Wages Ledger,, 1856-1861

  • Box 3, Folder 1
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Journal,, 1892 July 1-1897 April 12

  • Box 3, Item 3
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Grade Book,, 1894 June 26-1894 April 11

  • Item 1
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Distillery Records,, 1867-1880

  • Item 3
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Order Book,, 1892 July 1-1896 March 14

  • Item 4
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