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John C. Wheeler Account Book

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Wheeler, John C.
Title: John C. Wheeler Account Book
Inclusive Dates: circa 1825
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Account book for a 19th century Oxford, Pennsylvania dealer in carpets and woollen goods.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Nothing is known of John C. Wheeler beyond what little can be gleaned from the collection. He was evidently a dealer in carpets and woolen goods in Oxford, Pennsylvania in the early 19th century.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The John C. Wheeler Account Book consists of one handmade volume listing sales of carpet, by the yard. Occasionally other related items are listed, such as woollen yarn or carpet filling.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Wheeler, John C.

Subjects

Merchants -- Pennsylvania.
Rug and carpet industry -- United States -- History.

Places

Oxford (Pa.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Account books.

Occupations

Merchants.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

John C. Wheeler Account Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 24 Oct 2010
Revision history:

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Inventory

Financial papers
SC 635 Account book circa 1825

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