Collection inventory

Finding Aids

John C. Wheeler Account Book

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 24 Oct 2010

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Wheeler, John C.
Title: John C. Wheeler Account Book
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

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.

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.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


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Subject Headings


Wheeler, John C.


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


Oxford (Pa.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Account books.



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.

Table of Contents

Financial papers


Financial papers
SC 635 Account book circa 1825