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.
The books are in alphabetical order by creator or title.
The collection is open for research.
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.
These records are indexed under the following headings in the Bates College Library catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Bates Street Shirt Co. (Lewiston, Me.)--Records and correspondence
Account books--Archival resources
Bates Street Shirt Company records were found in property purchased by the College. No provenance information is available about other items in the collection. Accession No.: Various.
Account books, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.
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