Pennywit and Company Bills of Lading

MC 947

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

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

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Pennywit and Company (Van Buren, Ark.)
Pennywit and Company Bills of Lading
Inclusive Dates
MC 947
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email 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 Pennywit and Company Bills of Lading were gifted to the University of Arkansas Libraries by George W. Donaghey circa 1935.

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Allen Scott; completed in June 1989.

Preferred Form of Citation

Pennywit and Company Bills of Lading (MC 947), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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

Biographical Note

Pennywit and Company (Pennywit & Co.) was a Van Buren, Arkansas-based business established by Phillip Pennywit.

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume of separate bills of lading for goods shipped by Pennywit and Company, Van Buren, Arkansas, on Arkansas River steamboats from March 1, 1858-October 26, 1861. Microfilm copy available for research use.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Pennywit and Company Bills of Lading include:

Phillip Pennywit Business Records, q MS L58

Subject Terms

Shipping--Arkansas River

Bills of lading--Arkansas

Steamboating, 1858-1861

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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

    Box 1

    Box 1

    Pennywit and Company Bills of Lading, 1858-1861


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