Crockett Lumber Company Ledger Book
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Crockett Lumber Company Ledger Book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Crockett Lumber Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Crockett Lumber Company Ledger Book
Dates: 1910-1914
Quantity: 1.0 item
Identification: ahc.MSS81f

Biographical/Historical Note

David Crockett (1881?-) was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1881. In 1906 he married Ruth S. Stephens (1882?-) and the couple had two children, David and Stephen. They lived at 171 North Jackson Street in Atlanta from at least 1906-1918. In 1909 Mr. Crockett established Crockett DT and Company, which was headquartered at the 4th National Bank Building downtown. The company later became the Crockett Lumber Company. David Crockett was president until at least 1914, at which point the company may have ceased operations. Additional descriptive information about Crockett Lumber Company has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a ledger used to track the monthly expenses of the Crockett Lumber Company from November 1910 to January 1914. The ledger illustrates transactions with companies such as Barfield Lumber Company, Fort Wayne Lumber Company, J.R Bennett and Sons, Woodbury Ply Mills, W.O.B. Carter and Son, Sanders Lumber Company, Capital City Club, AJ Moss, and George Miller Lumber Company.


Index Terms

Account books--Georgia--Atlanta
Business enterprises--Georgia--Atlanta
Business records--Georgia--Atlanta
Crockett Lumber Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Crockett, David, 1881-
Crockett, Ruth S., 1882-
Lumber trade--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Crockett Lumber Company Ledger Book , MSS 81F, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Processing Information

Collection reprocessed in 2008


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

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11Ledger, 1910-1914