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A. S. Williams III Americana Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Brewster and Conley sales records W.0075

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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

November 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-15T16:19-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Brewster and Conley sales records

Unit ID:

W.0075

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.4 Linear feet

Dates:

1838-1846

Abstract:

Contains the sales records from 1838 to 1846 of Brewster and Conley, a buggy and carriage manufacturing company located in antebellum Mobile, Alabama.

Location:

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

creator

Williams, A. S., III

creator

Williams, A. S., III

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Brewster and Conley sales records, The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Scope and Contents note

This ledger contains entries between December 1838 and June 1846, documenting the sale of carriages and buggies, and occasionally includes the names of customers.

Biographical/Historical note

Brewster and Conley operated a carriage and harness business in antebellum Mobile, Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Haley Aaron, 2013

Source(s)

Brewster and Conley. (local)

Antebellum Alabama (Local)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Business records (lcsh)

Carriage industry (lcsh)

Ledgers (account books) (aat)

Mobile (Ala.) (lcsh)

Tax records (aat)

Sales records 1.0 volumes Box W0075.01