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Account books

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

Red Cedar Marble Company account book, 1884. Concord, Knox County, Tenn. (account books)

Identifier: MM.2012.008
Scope and Contents

Red Cedar Marble Company account book, 1884. Concord, Knox County, Tenn. 1 vol. Pp. 3-4 notes about company, October 22 & November 18, 1884. Remainder of volume is blank.

Dates: 1884

Robert L. and Willie K. Gaut Collection--Cockreham Manuscripts.

Identifier: MSC 0067
Scope and Contents

Hawkins Co., Tenn. papers of the Cockreham and Horner families. Includes account books, ledgers receipts, estate settlement documents, etc. Ca. 1820s-1870s, 1903. Also included: Cheek’s X Roads (Cross Roads) day book, 1826-1827; stallion license, 1841; Hawkins Co., Tenn. warrants, bills of cost, 1841-1845; five leather cases (wallets).

Dates: 1820-1880; 1903

Samuel Molsbee diary, ledger, photograph (photographs).

Identifier: MSC 0110
Scope and Contents

Includes an account book from a store near the Devil’s Nose, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1855-1859 and also a journal of preaching at various places in the are beginning 1861. Two unidentified large photographs (16 x 20) of elderly men.

Dates: 1855-1863

Samuel Shields Store Ledger, Shield’s Station, Blaine, Tenn., 1834.

Identifier: MM.2004.014
Scope and Contents

Samuel Shields store ledger, Shields Station, Blaine Tennessee, 1834. It covers the period January 1, 1834-May 13, 1834. It is one unlined and handwritten ledger with a listing of items purchased by individuals during that period. It is a dry goods store ledger and items recorded include coffee, cloth, liquor and other goods. It includes the buyers' names and the goods purchased. One volume.

Dates: 1834

Smith Drugstore account book [Rutledge, Tenn.] , ca. 1911-14, and copy photograph of Clyde E. Smith , ca. 1930s, 8" x 10" black & white.

Identifier: MSC 0324
Scope and Contents

Account book for the Smith drugstore [Rutledge, Tenn.], ca. 1911-1914. 1 vol. (poor condition, loose pages, index at front is damaged). + copy photograph of Clyde E. Smith standing in drugstore, ca. 1930s, 8" x 10" black & white. 1 pc.

Dates: 1911-1914

Southern Railroad Workmen’s Time Books kept by James Alexander “Tobe” Cansler, 1902-1949. (Gift of Janice L. Parton).

Identifier: MSC 0831
Scope and Contents

Small ledgers containing Southern Railroad Workmen’s Time Books kept by James Alexander “Tobe” Cansler (of Midway, Greene County, Tenn), 1902-1920 + transcription by Janice L. Parton.

Dates: 1902-1949

Southwest Point garrison accounts, 1798-1805, with 1807 inventory of Major William Peters' estate.

Identifier: MM.2014.014
Scope and Contents

Southwest Point garrison accounts, 1798-1805, with 1807 inventory of Major William Peters' estate. Typescript made in 1936 by Mrs. William J. Smith from original manuscript. In account with Saml. C. Hall. Hall & Smith (Kingston, Tenn.). TS 27 pp.

Dates: 1798-1807

Strong Kennedy Farm and Dora Kennedy School records, 1901-1940. Gift of Diana Watkins. (account books).

Identifier: MSC 0726
Scope and Contents

Records of the Dora Kennedy School and farm account books of the Strong Kennedy farm, 1901-1940. Knox County, Tenn.

Dates: 1901-1940

Tate Collection (Gift of Allen Tate).

Identifier: MSC 0457
Scope and Contents 1. Signed photograph of Theo Tate. (Henry Theodore Tate, Dec. 28, 1875-July 14, 1952). (corners taped & damaged). 2. Signed photograph of Hugh M. Tate. Knaffl & Brakebill, Knoxville, Tenn. (Donor says he was a judge involved in the Scopes Trial). Brittle backing, upper left corner missing. 3. Photocopy about signers of U.S. currency, including Secretary of the Treasury Harold Theodore Tate who served from May 31, 1928 to January 17, 1929 +2-sided color photocopy of $1.00 bill signed...
Dates: 1882-1889; 1920-1929

Tazewell Day Book fragment, 1852-1853 (account books).

Identifier: MM.1996.01
Scope and Contents

Fragment of a day book from Tazewell, December 23, 1852-January 14, 1853. Pp. 1071-1086. May have been kept by Hugh Graham (and may go with a ledger already in possession of the McClung Collection). AD 16 pp.

Dates: 1852-1853

Thomas A. R. Nelson account book, 1848-1853, 1854, 1855. (account books)

Identifier: MM.2000.002
Scope and Contents

Account book of Thomas A. R. Nelson (1812-1873), 1848-1853, 1854, 1855. Jonesboro, Tenn. Includes money owed, money paid, articles of agreement with various individuals, accounts. 1 vol.

Dates: 1848-1855

Thomas Edward Roach Collection - Shields Papers (Shields and Lea family manuscripts, account books). Gift of Gracie Beatrice Jarnagin.

Identifier: MSC 0808
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1937-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated a Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a number of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and published a...
Dates: 1791-1916

V. C. Allen (Allin?) legal account book, 1869-1871. [Rhea County, Tenn.]) (account books).

Identifier: MM.2000.030
Scope and Contents

V. C. Allen (Allin?) legal account book, 1869-1871, 1873, 1877. [Rhea County, Tenn.]. 1 volume. Lists money owed and legal services performed. Includes several newspaper clippings glued onto pages.

Dates: 1869-1877

Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0241
Scope and Contents Business papers of the Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company, ca. 1930s-1970 (some papers from ca. 1900-1920s). Includes financial records, sales and production records, deeds and right of way records, correspondence, etc. Includes business records of the Atlantic Lumber Company in Boston; Sardis, Ga., plant information; Fitzgerald Lumber Company in Buena Vista, Va.; and a number of other business interests. Collection also includes photographs. Some of the very large account books were...
Dates: 1900-1970

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s

W. R. Furr Palace Bar, Newport, Tenn., account book (1894-1895).

Identifier: MSC 0570
Scope and Contents

W. R. Furr Palace Bar, Newport, Tenn., account book (1894-1895) Advertising flyer in front of volume “W. R. Furr Palace Bar, Domestic and Imported Wines, Fine Whiskies, Brandies, and Cigars, Newport, Tenn.”

Dates: 1894-1895

W. W. Woodruff Hardware Company Collection. (Gift of Wallace Baumann) (account books).

Identifier: MSC 0891
Scope and Contents

Framed items from W.W. Woodruff Hardware Company and account books (“Receivable”, 1905-1943) (Payable, 1907-1935), and Weekly Time Books, 1907-1935.

Dates: 1905-1943

Will A. McTeer. (account books).

Identifier: MSC 0779
Scope and Contents

From the Will A. McTeer material: one volume labeled “Rents.”; Records of personal and business transactions, 1881-1909. 3 volumes.; McTeer, Pride & Henry Law Firm account book, 1855-1859. 1 volume.

Dates: 1881-1909, 1855-1859

William Bolivar Smith diary (1858) and poems written in shorthand. ca. 1858-1861. (diaries)

Identifier: MM.1998.007
Scope and Contents

Poems written in shorthand by Professor William Bolivar Smith (teacher and singing master, related to Governor Brown). Date in front of volume is 1861. Poems translated in 1935 by W. B. Smith’s granddaughter Mrs. Florence Corbett of Knoxville. Volume also contains diary entries for 1858; misc. accounts, ca. 1860-1861, and at back of volume, accounts, 1870-1871.

Dates: 1858-1871

William Richard Caswell Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0018
Scope and Contents Papers of William Richard Caswell (1809-1862), a lawyer, military officer, and director of the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad. He was the son of Richard William and Sarah Lytle Caswell of North Carolina, and was the great-grandson of the first governor of North Carolina, Richard Caswell. He married Elizabeth Carter Gillespie, a descendant of Landon Carter and Col. John Carter. William Richard Caswell lived in Knox County, Tenn, and was politically active, served as an officer of the...
Dates: 1805-1900

William Swan Journal, 1840-1846.

Identifier: MSC 0199
Scope and Contents

Journal of William Swan, Knoxville, March 16, 1840-December 31, 1846. Includes personal, family, business, and farm information. Cover loose and received with tape on the spine. 1 volume.

Dates: 1840-1846