Guide to the Virginia Brickyard Accounts Ledger, 1912-1933, undated

Summary Information

Title: Virginia Brickyard Accounts Ledger, 1912-1933, undated
Collection: AC.800
Extent: 1.0 linear feet (1 medium flat box)

This collection is an accounts ledger from an unnamed Virginia business, dating 1932-1933, probably a brickyard, that also includes a child's drawings and several pages of lyrics to gospel songs, along with two newspaper articles.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

No information about the business who created this accounts ledger is known.

Scope and Contents

The ledger entries cover 1932-1933 and range from orders for common or kiln run brick to expenses for the business such as a steam shovel and lubricating oil. There was also two newspapers tucked inside the ledger. One was the April 12, 1912 copy of Grand Encampment Herald from Encampment, Wyoming. The other article was about Senator William E. Mason about nuxated iron.


Along with copies of two newspapers from within the ledger, the collection is housed in one flat box.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish. Accession number AC.2001.020

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, February 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.800: Accounts Ledger, Unnamed Virginia Brickyard, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Ledger, 1912-1933, undated Box 1