Guide to the Account books, 1722-1854, 1915-1922, n.d. | MC008

Summary Information

Repository
Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Title
Account books
ID
MC008
Date
1722-1854, 1915-1922, undated
Extent
14.0 volumes
Language
English
Abstract
Miscellaneous account books from the 18th-early 20th centuries, including records of the Bates Street Shirt Company in Lewiston.

Preferred Citation

Account books, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of miscellaneous account books and other business records received from a vareity of sources and dating from the 18th-early 20th centuries. The collection includes two account books from small Maine towns, four books related to the sales and investments of the Bates Street Shirt Company in Lewiston, Maine, and a library association's account book.

Organization and Arrangement

The books are in alphabetical order by creator or title.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

70 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine, 04240
207-786-6354
muskie@bates.edu

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

Acquisition and Custody Information

Bates Street Shirt Company records were found in property purchased by the College. No provenance information is available about other items in the collection.

xx-020

Accession No.: Various.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bates Street Shirt Co. (Lewiston, Me.)

Subject(s)

  • Account books
  • Business records

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Collection Inventory

Box

Account book. 1796-1811 

Account book. 1798-1800 

Account book. 1807-1809 

Account book and diary from Bristol, Maine. 1851-1853 

Account book from Thomaston, Maine. 1826-1827 

Account book kept by Edward O'Brien. 1846-1849 

Account book kept by Timothy Parkhurst. 1722-1729 

Bates Street Shirt Company account book kept by P. R. Waite (copy 1). 1915-1922 

Bates Street Shirt Company account book kept by P. R. Waite (copy 2, with extra loose pages). 1915-1922 

Bates Street Shirt Company investment book. ca. 1915 

Bates Street Shirt Company sales records. 1926, n.d. 

Harper Library Association record book. 1848-1854 

Memorandum book. 1848-1849 

Practical arithmetic notebook kept by Luther Harris. 1804