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Finding Aid for the Business Ledger, 1897-1900 (MUM00054)

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Finding Aid for the Business Ledger, 1897-1900

Descriptive Summary

Title: Business Ledger, 1897-1900
Dates: 1897-1900
Collector: University of Mississippi
Physical Extent: 1 box (1.0 linear foot)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00054
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Ledger, 1897-1900, of an unidentified business, possibly located in Mississippi.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, June 2012.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

Irrigation -- California
Cotton trade -- Mississippi
Account books -- Mississippi


ledgers (account books)

Scope and Content Note

The collection is a ledger, 1897-1900, of an unnamed business, possibly located in Mississippi. The ledger contains correspondence and business documents related to the Woodbridge Canal & Irrigration Company in California, among the state's first successful irrigration projects. Cotton sales are also described.

User Information

Preferred Citation

Business Ledger, 1897-1900, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Business Ledger, 1897-1900 is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For a comprehensive list of materials related to business and accounting, please see the Archives and Special Collections' Business and Accounting Subject Guide.

Container List

Box 1 Ledger, 1897-1900