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Label
1904-1929
Inclusive dates
1904-1929
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records, 1904-1929, of Bowers, Hoover and Company, a hardware establishment, located in Timberville, Rockingham County, Virginia. Includes three daybooks, five account ledgers, and five cash and merchandise books. The daybooks cover the period 20 May 1904 - 31 December 1906, and 13 October 1927 - 18 May 1929, and are a written record of daily transactions in the store, including customer name, item(s) purchased, and costs. The earlier daybook may be for the predecessor firm Fahrney, Hoover and Company. The ledgers cover the years 1916-1918 and 1923-1929. They include customer account information, as well as mill, rent, and expense acoounts, and accounts payable/receivable. There is an index at the beginning of each ledger. The cash and merchandise books cover the years 1918-1929 and include separate chronological listings of customers' names and amounts paid, and types of merchandise sold and prices
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Bowers, Hoover and Company was a hardware establishment located in Timberville, Rockingham County, Virginia. It was owned and operated by Robert S. Bowers (1878-1960). The firm was the successor to Fahrney, Hoover and Company, and it was liquidated in 1930.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Records
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
13
Immediate source of acquisition
Carmen D. Valentino Rare Books & Manuscripts
Organization method
Includes: I. Daybooks, 20 May 1904 - 31 December 1906 and 13 October 1927 - 18 May 1929; II. Ledgers, 1916-1918 and 1923-1929; III. Cash and Merchandise Books, 1918-1929.
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001550732
Type of unit
v.

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