Aydlett Brothers Grocery Company Ledgers

MC 1858

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2018.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Aydlett Brothers (Fort Smith, Ark.)
Aydlett Brothers Grocery Company Ledgers
Inclusive Dates
MC 1858
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Aydlett Brothers Grocery Company Ledgers were purchased by the Special Collections Department from Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts & Archives of Watchung, New Jersey on September 23, 2009.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Katrina Windon in July 2018.

Preferred Form of Citation

Aydlett Brothers Grocery Company Ledgers (MC 1858), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Aydlett Brothers (Aydlett Bros.) was a Fort Smith, Arkansas grocery company. In the 1880s, it was located at 723 Garrison Avenue. The brothers moved to Fort Smith from Memphis circa 1883, when they took over the Griffing company's grocery inventory.

Scope and Content Note

Three ledger books for Aydlett Brothers, a Fort Smith, Arkansas-based grocery company. The ledgers contain customer records.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

Box 1

Box 1 Item 1

Grocery Ledger, 1869-1877

Box 1 Item 2

Grocery Ledger, 1887-1888

Box 2 Item 1

Grocery Ledger, 1871-1893


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