Daybook of the Cleveland General Store, Bedford, Vermont, 1848-1849

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1848-1849

GUSN

GUSN-181170

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Description

This 1848-1849 daybook of the Cleveland General Store in the area of Bedford, Vermont lists purchases, including groceries, meats, fabrics, household needs, occasional items of clothing, lumber, and hardware sold to individual buyers. There are also additional materials: 1 page from a children's magazine; an 1890 theater program; 5 children's tracings; and 14 pages re-used as a scrapbook for nineteenth century printed poems and stories.

Details

Descriptive Terms

general stores
children (people by age group)
cloth
furnishings (artifacts)
clothing
lumber
hardware (components)
poems
commercial buildings
daybooks
tracings (drawings)
theater programs

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 44

Physical Description

1 daybook (289 pages)
15 loose pages
1 theater program
5 tracings

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.044

Places

Vermont (United States)

Record Details

Originator

Cleveland General Store (Retailer)

Material Type

daybooks
tracings (drawings)
theater programs

Subjects

Bedford (Vt.)
Meat
Groceries
Retail trade

Description Level

Item