Thomas Bishop & Son account book

Thomas Bishop & Son account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Bishop, A. F.
Creator: Bishop, Edward P., d. 1881
Creator: Bishop, Thomas, d. 1866
Creator: Thomas Bishop & Son (Athens, Ga.)
Title: Thomas Bishop & Son account book
Dates: 1861-1870, 1886-1887
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of an account book of Thomas Bishop & Son for their general store in Athens, Georgia from 1861-1870. Entries include name of customer, items purchased, and price. The account book also contains entries (1886-1887) relating mostly to timber taken from A.F. Bishop's farm. The book includes a name index in the front.
Coll. Number: ms190

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Bishop & Son was a general store, owned by Thomas and Edward P. Bishop of Athens, Clarke County, Georgia.

Index Terms

Account books
Athens (Ga.)
Business records.
Clarke County (Ga.)
General stores--Georgia.
Stores, Retail--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Bishop & Son (Athens, Ga.) account book, MS 190. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Edward P. Bishop diary.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Box
1Account book