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Collection Number: 04815

Collection Title: J. and M. Schultz Store Ledgers, 1855-1903

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Size 6 items.
Abstract J. and M. Schultz was a store, blacksmith shop, and mill in Afton, Va., about 20 miles west of Charlottesville. Customers lived in western Albemarle County and northern Nelson County, Va. After the Civil War, the store was owned by Chesterfield Critzer. Critzer descendants ran the business from the late 19th century until the late 1940s. The building still stands on Critzer's Shop Road in Afton. This collection contains six ledgers from the Schultz store in Afton, Va. The ledgers consist of accounts with individuals in Albemarle and Nelson counties, Va., for purchases of groceries, fabric, clothes, shoes, hardware, and other supplies.
Creator J. and M. Schultz.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the J. and M. Schultz store ledgers #4815, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from E. W. Brooks, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in June 1996 (Acc. 96084) and November 2014 (Acc. 102132).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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J. and M. Schultz was a store, blacksmith shop, and mill in Afton, Va., about 20 miles west of Charlottesville. Customers lived in western Albemarle County and northern Nelson County, Va. After the Civil War, the store was owned by Chesterfield Critzer. Critzer descendants ran the business from the late 19th century until the late 1940s. The building still stands on Critzer's Shop Road in Afton.

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This collection contains six ledgers from the Schultz store in Afton, Va. The ledgers consist of accounts with individuals in Albemarle and Nelson counties, Va., for purchases of groceries, fabric, clothes, shoes, hardware, and other supplies.

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6 items.

Acquisition Information: Ledgers in folders 2 through 6 were received as the Addition of November 2014 (Acc. 102132).

Store ledgers, 1855-1903, from store in Afton, Va. The ledgers contain accounts with individuals in Albemarle and Nelson counties, Va., for purchases of groceries, fabric, clothes, shoes, hardware, and other supplies. The name J. and M. Schultz is printed on the spine of the volume.

Folder 1

Ledger, 1855-1860 #04815, Series: "J. and M. Schultz store ledger, 1855-1903." Folder 1

Folder 2

Ledger, 1866-1879 #04815, Series: "J. and M. Schultz store ledger, 1855-1903." Folder 2

Folder 3

Ledger, 1878-1899 #04815, Series: "J. and M. Schultz store ledger, 1855-1903." Folder 3

Folder 4

Ledger, 1880-1903 #04815, Series: "J. and M. Schultz store ledger, 1855-1903." Folder 4

Folder 5

Ledger, 1882-1897 #04815, Series: "J. and M. Schultz store ledger, 1855-1903." Folder 5

Folder 6

Ledger, 1887-1899 #04815, Series: "J. and M. Schultz store ledger, 1855-1903." Folder 6

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Processed by: Linda Sellars, September 1996; Gergana Abernathy, July 2016

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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