Inventory of the Los Angeles General Store Ledger SPC.2023.028

California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747
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Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
Title: Los Angeles General Store Ledger
Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2023.028
Physical Description: 1 box (1 oversized bound ledger book)
Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): September 10, 1897-August 3, 1898
Language of Material: English .
Container: 1

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains one ledger presumably from a general store that operated in the Los Angeles, California area in the late 1800s. There are detailed listings of the names of customers and their purchases. Items include groceries such as sugar, eggs, molasses, salt, beef, pork, spices, crackers, cheese, and oil; as well as household items such as lamp chimneys, lanterns, matches, nails; and clothing such as overalls, mittens, boots, and pants.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Los Angeles (Calif.)
General stores
Account books