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Collection Number: 03453

Collection Title: Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 34 items)
Abstract Henry Houston Patterson (1884-1917) was a general merchant in Chapel Hill, N.C. The collection includes Patterson's accounts with both customers and suppliers of his general store along with accounts for other personal and business activities, 1882-1915, and one account book for F. A. Davis, Chapel Hill, 1880-1881. Patterson handled produce, groceries, general merchandise, notions, and other items. Customers with accounts included the University of North Carolina and some of its individual departments.
Creator Patterson, Henry Houston, 1884-1917.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, #3453, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Milton A. Abernethy of New York, December 1959.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Henry Houston Patterson (1884-1917) was a general merchant in Chapel Hill, N.C. Patterson was born in Orange County, N.C., served in the Confederate Army, attended the University of North Carolina, 1866-1867, and was a farmer from 1867 to 1880, when he became a merchant.

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The collection includes the accounts of Henry Houston Patterson with both customers and suppliers of his general store in Chapel Hill, N.C., along with accounts for other personal and business activities, 1882-1915, and one account book for F. A. Davis, Chapel Hill, 1880-1881. Patterson handled produce, groceries, general merchandise, notions, and other items. Customers with accounts included the University of North Carolina and some of its individual departments.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 1a

Folder 1

Volume 1: Ledger, F. A. Davis, 1880-1881 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 1

Folder 2

Volume 2: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1882 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 2

Folder 3

Volume 3: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1883 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 3

Folder 4

Volume 4: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1884 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 4

Folder 5

Volume 5: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1885 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 5

Folder 6

Volume 6: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1886 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 6

Folder 7

Volume 7: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1887 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume 8: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1888 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 8

Folder 9

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Volume 9: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1889 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 9, Ovolume SV-3453/9

Folder 10

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Volume 10: Ledger with index, H. H. Patterson, 1890 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 10, Ovolume SV-3453/10

Folder 11

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Volume 11: Ledger with index, H. H. Patterson, 1891 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 11, Ovolume SV-3453/11

Folder 12

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Volume 12: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1892 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 12, Ovolume SV-3453/12

Folder 13

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Volume 13: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1893 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 13, Ovolume SV-3453/13

Folder 14

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Volume 14: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1894 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 14, Ovolume SV-3453/14

Folder 15

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Volumes 15: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1895 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 15, Ovolume SV-3453/15

Folder 16

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Volumes 16: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1895 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 16, Ovolume SV-3453/16

Folder 17

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Volume 17: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1896 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 17, Ovolume SV-3453/17

Folder 18

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Volume 18: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1897 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 18, Ovolume SV-3453/18

Folder 19

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Volume 19: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1898 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 19, Ovolume SV-3453/19

Folder 20

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Volume 20: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1899 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 20, Ovolume SV-3453/20

Folder 21

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Volume 21: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1900 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 21, Ovolume SV-3453/21

Folder 22

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Volume 22: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1901 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 22, Ovolume SV-3453/22

Folder 23

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Volume 23: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1902 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 23, Ovolume SV-3453/23

Folder 24

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Volumes 24: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1903-1904 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 24, Ovolume SV-3453/24

Folder 25

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Volumes 25: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1903-1904 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 25, Ovolume SV-3453/25

Folder 26

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Volume 26: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1905 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 26, Ovolume SV-3453/26

Folder 27

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Volume 27: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1906 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 27, Ovolume SV-3453/27

Folder 28

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Volume 28: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1907 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 28, Ovolume SV-3453/28

Folder 29

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Volume 29: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1908 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 29, Ovolume SV-3453/29

Folder 30

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Volume 30: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1909 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 30, Ovolume SV-3453/30

Folder 31

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Volume 31: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1911-1912 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 31, Ovolume SV-3453/31

Folder 32

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Volume 32: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1912-1913 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 32, Ovolume SV-3453/32

Folder 33

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Volume 33: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1913-1914 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 33, Ovolume SV-3453/33

Folder 34

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Volume 34: Ledger, H. H. Patterson, 1915 #03453, Series: "Henry Houston Patterson Account Books, 1880-1915." Folder 34, Ovolume SV-3453/34

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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