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Guide to the Tomlinson Store Ledger B, 1834-1848

Abstract

Tomlinson Store was a steam tanning works, shoemaking establishment and general store run by Allen U. Tomlinson in Randolph County, NC.

Ledger B contains accounts of the Methodist and Quaker families that formed Union Institute as well as Brantley York and school faculty.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Tomlinson Store (Randolph County, N.C.).
Title
Tomlinson Store Ledger B 1834-1848
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.2 Linear Feet, 1 Item
Location
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Collection Overview

Ledger B contains accounts of the Methodist and Quaker families that formed Union Institute and later supported Normal College and Trinity College. There are accounts for Brantley York, for all of the signers of the constitution of the Union Institute Society, and for the faculty of the school. The bulk of the entries date from the 1830s.

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

Tomlinson Store was a steam tanning works, shoemaking establishment and general store run by Allen U. Tomlinson in Bush Hill in Randolph County, NC.

Tomlinson was a prominent Quaker, a community leader (especially in support of education) and a successful entrepreneur.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Trinity College (Randolph County, N.C.) Collection, 1836-1990 (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library/University Archives)
  • Brantley York records and papers, 1838-1966 (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library/University Archives)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tomlinson Store Ledger B, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Tomlinson Store Ledger B was received by the University Archives as a purchase in 1990.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, September 2007

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, September 2007

Accession A94-77 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.