Scope and Content Note
The collection is comprised of miscellaneous account books and other business records received from a variety of sources and dating from the 18th to the early 20th centuries. The collection includes account books from small Maine towns (Bristol, Thomaston, and Warren), four books related to the sales and investments of the Bates Street Shirt Company in Lewiston, Maine, and a library association's account book.
- 1722-1854, 1915-1922, undated
The collection is open for research.
The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.
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Language of Materials
Miscellaneous account books from the 18th-early 20th centuries, including records of the Bates Street Shirt Company in Lewiston. Identified volumes were created in various Maine towns.
Organization and Arrangement
The books are in alphabetical order by creator or title.
Acquisition and Custody Information
Bates Street Shirt Company records were found in property purchased by the College. No provenance information is available about other items in the collection.
Accession No.: Various.
Processed by Kat Stefko, 2007; finding aid revised by Pat Webber, 2022.
- Guide to the Account books, 1722-1854, 1915-1922, undated
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- Kat Stefko
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- Description is in: English
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