University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Melville B. Lockett General Store Ledgers, 1887-1892



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lockett General Store
Title: Lockett (Melville B.) General Store Ledgers
Dates: 1887-1892
Abstract: The two volumes of the Melville B. Lockett General Store Ledgers, 1887-1892, chronicle financial transactions and accounts of the Lockett General Store, a mercantile store in Georgetown, Texas.
Accession No.: 80-38
Extent: 2 vols.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

After establishing a store in Cedar Mills, Texas, Melville Lockett moved to Georgetown and opened the Melville B. Lockett General Store around 1888.

Source: http://www.jeffreyhayes.com/Articles/McGill.htm


Scope and Contents

The two volumes of the Melville B. Lockett General Store Ledgers, 1887-1892, chronicle financial transactions and accounts of the Lockett General Store, a mercantile store in Georgetown, Texas, including accounts and receipts.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Lockett General Store -- Archives
Subjects
General stores -- Texas
Places
Williamson County (Tex.) -- History
Georgetown (Tex.) -- History

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Melville B. Lockett General Store Ledgers, 1887-1892, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

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4Zf238a Ledger and account book, 1887-1892
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4Zf238b Ledger and account book, 1887-1892