Anchorage Grocery Company Ledger,1909-1912

Descriptive Summary

Title
Anchorage Grocery Company Ledger,1909-1912
Creator
Anchorage Grocery Company
Extent
1 v. (500 p.); 41 X 28 cm. box, .5 c.f.
Subjects
Account books--Kentucky--Anchorage
Grocery trade--Kentucky--Anchorage
Jefferson County, KY
Wood, William Harlan
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Anchorage, Kentucky, was established in the 1840's when the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad laid tracks through the area. Located 12.25 miles east of the Louisville Courthouse, the area had become a fashionable suburb of that city by the turn of the nineteenth century.
Scope and Content
A store ledger, created and maintained by William Harlan Wood, for the Anchorage Grocery Company, during the time period, August 1909-March 1912. This ledger consists primarily of entries for food purchases, however some sundry purchases are also listed. The entries provide information on who purchased what, for how much, and on what date.
See also collection 98SC236
Arrangement: Chronological