Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop records, 1880-1926,1880-1910 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop records, 1880-1926,1880-1910 (bulk dates)
Creator
Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop (Lexington, Ky.)
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (partial).
Subjects
Wells, Pearl Mrs.
Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop (Lexington, Ky.)
Coopers and cooperage--Kentucky--Lexington.
Small business--History--Kentucky--Lexington.
Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Account books.
Address books.
Receipts
Arrangement
Arrangement by type of book, thereunder chronological or alphabetical.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Oots family operated a cooperage company which manufactured barrels, casks and kegs.
Scope and Content
Materials consist of account books from the Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop, sometimes referred to as the Oots Cooperage Firm of Lexington, Kentucky. Receipt books list the names of buyers, along with the date, type and cost of purchase. Other materials include expense accounts which note such items as the wages paid to workers. In addition, there are address books containing names of clients, most of whom are companies. A few miscellaneous receipts are placed within the pages of these books.

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Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

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