Guide to the Chattanooga Times Accounts Journal, 1900-1903

Summary Information

Title: Chattanooga Times Accounts Journal, 1900-1903
Collection: AC.823
Extent: 2.0 linear feet (1 large flat book box)

The Chattanooga Times Accounts Journal is an expense/payment ledger for the newspaper Chattanooga Times for 1900-1903.

Creator: Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Biographical/Historical Note

This collection is the 1900-1903 accounts ledger for the newspaper Chattanooga Times from Chattanooga, Tennessee. The last edition of the Times was published in January 1999 when it merged with the Chattanooga Free Press. The Times had been published for 130 years.

Scope and Contents

Within this big journal lies the accounts, expense and payment, of the Chattanooga Times newspaper of Chattanooga, Tennessee for the years of 1900-1903. The expenses were spread to debit, city, foreign and general, with notes of paper purchases, telegrams, employees' wages, advertising, linotype, ice, and utilities among others.


This is a single-item collection of one ledger.

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 in 2003. Accession number AC.2003.057

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.823: Chattanooga Times Accounts Journal, Chattanooga, Tennessee, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Accounts Journal, 1900-1903 Box 1