Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
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Overview and metadata sections
Collection of business invoices comprises: invoices, receipts, engraved and pictorial letterheads, a few promotional broadsides, and letters chiefly from businesses in Baltimore and Philadelphia operating the 1800s-early 1900s. Businesses represented in the collection include: bakeries, dry goods merchants, tobacco shops, patent medicine dealers, railroads, carpet sellers, hardware stores, lumber dealers, iron works and others. Materials are arranged alphabetically by name and dated when known. Collection includes invoices from Godfrey Keebler, Steam Biscuit and Cracker Baker.
Sold by 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop, 2021.
Accessioned as 2021.000042. Samantha Dodd processed, wrote and encoded the finding aid in 2023.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Samantha Dodd
- Finding Aid Date
- 2023 June 30
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.