Guide to the Ely and Walker Dry Goods Company records, 1883-1960
Founded by David Davis Walker, Frank Ely, and others in 1883, based in St. Louis, Missouri. The company was acquired by Burlington Industries, Inc., in 1955. Minutes of meetings of stockholders and of directors, financial statements, account books, and other legal and administrative documents of a firm that manufactured, converted, and distributed cotton fabrics and hosiery, whose general office was located in St. Louis, Missouri.
- Collection Number
- Ely and Walker Dry Goods Company records
- Ely and Walker Dry Goods Company (St. Louis, Mo.)
- 7 Linear Feet, 45 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Minutes of meetings of stockholders and of directors, financial statements, account books, and other administrative documents of a firm manufacturing, converting, and distributing cotton fabrics, whose general office was located in St. Louis, Mo. Volumes have several identification numbers, the originals of which are marked with parentheses.
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[Identification of item], Ely and Walker Dry Goods Company Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The first group of ledgers has been boxed. The other volumes are arranged in rough chronological order, and are marked with the current library numbering sequence, and in parentheses, the original volume numbers.
Click to find related materials at Duke University Libraries.
- Cotton textile industry -- Records
- Cotton textile industry -- Southern States
- Industries -- Southern States
- Textile industry -- Southern States
The Ely and Walker Dry Goods Company Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1966.
Processed by Rubenstein Library staff, December 2011
Encoded by Matthew Warren, April 2012
Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 66-97