Austin History Center

Walter Sign Company Ledger

An Inventory of the Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Walter Sign Company
Title: Walter Sign Company Ledger
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1949
Abstract: Single entry account book for Walter Sign Company of Austin, Texas with entries dating from 1945-1949.
Identification: AR.2005.031
Quantity: .7 linear feet (1 ledger)
Location: Archives Stacks
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, 810 Guadalupe, PO BOX 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

Walter Sign Company was owned by Paul C. Walter and located at 119 Congress Ave., Austin, Texas. The business first appeared in the Austin City Directory in 1939 and was in business until the early 1990s. At some point the business moved to a South Lamar location.


Scope and Contents

The ledger book contains a description of work performed and price charged by Walter Sign Company to its various customers. The entries are dated from 1945 to 1949 and include work performed for the Dr. Pepper Bottling Co., 7-Up Bottling Co., Superior Dairies, as well as a section titled "Smaller Accounts."


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

None.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Walter, Paul C.
Organizations:
7-Up Bottling Co.--History.
Dr. Pepper Co.--History.
Walter Sign Company.
Places:
Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
Business--History--Texas--Austin.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Found by donor unrelated to the company.

Preferred Citation

Walter Sign Company Ledger (AR.2005.031). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2005/086

Donation Date: 2005

Processing Information

Finding aid created and encoded by Molly Hults/2010.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
1 Walter Sign Company Ledger, 1945-1949