A Guide to the Berger and Stone Ledger, 1921-1922 Berger and Stone Ledger, 1921-1922 1097536

A Guide to the Berger and Stone Ledger, 1921-1922

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the Library of Virginia
Barcode number: 1097536


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1097536
Title
Berger and Stone Ledger, 1921-1922
Physical Characteristics
1 v.
Collector
Lynchburg (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
State Records Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Berger and Stone Ledger, 1921-1922. Local government records collection, Lynchburg (Va.) Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lynchburg.


Historical Information

Operating in Lynchburg, Va., during the mid-twentieth century, Berger and Stone were commission merchants and growers agents specializing in poultry, eggs, meat, fruit, vegetables, and grain. Alonza S. Berger and C. B. Stone were managing partners of the firm.

Scope and Content

Berger and Stone Ledger, 1921-1922, records the accounts of individual customers. Berger and Stone used the ledger to document the purchases of customers and to manage commission accounts. Accounts for items commissioned included the name of the grower or farmer and document the items received and the money made from sales. The accounts of individual customers include the date of transaction and monies owed. Details for items purchased or commissioned were rarely provided. Some examples of items commissioned include apples, pears, ham, and eggs. Each entry includes the page number where the transaction could be located in an unidentified corresponding daybook.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Berger and Stone (Lynchburg, Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Commission merchants--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Grocery trade--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Merchants--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Produce trade--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Lynchburg (Va.)--History--20th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Business records--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Ledgers (account books)--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Added Entry - Personal Name:

  • Berger, Alonza S.
  • Stone, C. B.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Lynchburg (Va.)--History--20th century.