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Finding Aid for the Business Ledger, 1897-1900

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Finding Aid for the Business Ledger, 1897-1900

Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00054/
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,
University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

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

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the
making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under
certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized
to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions
is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other
than private study, scholarship or research.” If a user makes a request for,
later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,”
that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

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


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