A Guide to the A. W. Luster Receipt, 1906 Luster, A. W. Receipt Ms2011-093

A. W. Luster Receipt, 1906

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-093


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Processed by:Andrea Ledesma, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-093
Title
A. W. Luster Receipt, 1906
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
McConkey, J. A., Blacksburg, Va.
Language
English
Abstract
The A. W. Luster Receipt describes food purchases by Luster in 1906. The author is presumed to be the same Luster--mentioned in Black, Kent, and Apperson family papers--who owned a local store in Blacksburg, VA.

Adminstrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from A. W. Luster Receipt must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: A . W. Luster Receipt, Ms2011-093, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The A. W. Luster Receipt was discovered in a box of unrelated materials in September 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the A. W. Luster Receipt was completed in October 2011.


Biographical Note

A. W. Luster--owner of the collection's receipt--is likely the same persons referenced in papers from the Black, Kent and Apperson families. Born about 1830 and husband of Mary B. Luster, A. W. Luster was a Blacksburg, Virgina, farmer and store owner.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one receipt from A. W. Luster to J. A. McConkey, "dealer in fresh meats, fish, vegetables, & game in season." From February 1st to the 22nd, Luster purchased $20.18 worth of meats. According the receipt, he received the bill on March 1, 1906.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Luster, A. W., Blacksburg, Va.
  • Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)

Contents List

Folder 1
Receipt, 1906

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Luster, A. W., Blacksburg, Va.
  • McConkey, J. A., Blacksburg, Va.