Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Josephus Gill Ledger

Summary

Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1573
Creators:
Gill, Jospehus, 1789-1855
Dates:
1838-1852
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
.15 Cubic feet
1 box
124 pages, 6 inches x 7.25 inches
Repository:
Detailed ledger and documents relating to the work of early watchmaker Josephus Gill in Missouri.

Content Description

Content Description
Ledger documents watchmaker, Josephus Gill and his repair work undertaken in several small western Missouri towns from 1838-1852.

Arrangement

Arrangement
Collection is arranged in one series.

Administration

Author
Vanessa Broussard-Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ledger purchased from from Between the Covers, through Tom Congalton, owner, 2019.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons, archivist, 2023.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry in March 2022.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Josephus Gill Ledger, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

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Keywords

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