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|Abstract||Anderson Brothers was a general merchandise firm in Rowan County or Davie County, N.C. The collection contains a ledger of accounts, 1873-1881, of Anderson Brothers with customers, including men and women, and blacks and whites, some of whom bartered goods or work, and with suppliers.|
|Creator||Anderson Brothers (Firm)|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top
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Anderson Brothers was a general merchandise firm in Rowan or Davie County, N.C. C. Anderson and A. A. Anderson were involved in the operation of the store and possibly the ownership of the firm. Supplies for the business came chiefly from Salisbury, N.C., but also apparently from Richmond, Va., and Philadelphia, Pa.Back to Top
The collection contains a ledger of accounts of Anderson Brothers with customers, including men and women, and blacks and whites, some of whom bartered goods or labor, and with suppliers. Some items mentioned include tobacco, butter, cloth, cash, shoes, leather, corn, bacon, oats, wheat, shingles, eggs, cotton, coffins, furniture, fruit and berries, field labor, and factory labor.Back to Top