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A.L. Avery & Son business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1864-1940 A954
Overview: Business records of the Charlemont, Massachusetts general store A.L. Avery & Son, owned and operated by five generations of the Avery family.

James T. Ford and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1826-1910 F699
Scope and Contents: The collections consists of eleven volumes of financial records including daybooks, journals, ledgers and accounts of sales from James T. Ford and Company as well as Nathaniel Ford and Sons. Volume 2 contains loose pages from a journal. Also included is a box of receipts, notes, calculations, letters received which were pinned or placed near related account entry in Volumes 9 [Ledger Book J] or 10 [Ledger Book M]. Volumes 7, 9 and 10 include an alphabetical index in front of each volume. ...

Peirce family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1798-1852 P616
Scope and Contents: Chiefly records of a general store in Freetown, Mass. operated by Job and Ebenezer Peirce. The collection consists of ten daybooks and four ledgers. Unfortunately the books for the years 1830-1847 are missing. The accounts show that the business interests of the Peirce family were exceedingly diverse. The Peirces not only conducted a general store which supplied every variety of consumers' needs but, in order to supply the many commodities sold in their general store, they entered into West...

Records of general stores in Massachusetts

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1685-1975
Overview: Multiple collections containing records of general stores in Massachusetts, 1685-1875.