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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Elliott and Carl Mill Time Book MSS.0479

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

December 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-11T10:53-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

Elliott and Carl Mill Time Book

Unit ID:

MSS.0479

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 ledger)

Dates:

1886-1891

Abstract:

A ledger of the Elliott and Carl Mill which records days and hours worked by employees as well as accounts and orders for lumber.

creator

Carl, Joseph, b. 1844

creator

Elliott, Joseph J., b. 1855

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of the ledger of the Elliott and Carl Mill which records days and hours worked by employees as well as accounts and orders for lumber. The label on the front of the ledger says “Elliot and Carl Mill Time Book Commencing Feby 1, 1888.”

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Preferred Citation:

The Elliot and Carl Mill time book, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1989

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

Joseph Carl was born in Germany in 1844. He immigrated to the United States and settled in Bayou le Batre, Mobile County, Alabama sometime before 1888. The 1880 Census lists his occupation as “saw logging.”

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama--History--1819-1950 (lcsh)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Business records (aat)

Ledgers (account books) (aat)

Lumber trade--Alabama--Records and correspondence (lcsh)

Mobile County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Sawmills--Accounting (lcsh)

Technology and Industry (localbroad)

Ledger Box 3109