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Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Peden & Rogers and Company Records

Collection Title: Peden & Rogers and Company Records

 

Series Number: MS79-01

 

Processed and Cataloged by: Originally processed in January of 1979 by Keith M. Heim. Re-Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on May 17, 2010.

 

Date Listed: May 17, 2010

 

Date Span: 1837-1876 (bulk 1851-1867)

 

Size of Collection: 0.25 linear feet.

 

Number of Boxes: 1 legal half sized document case.

 

Type of Material: Financial records.

 

Condition of Material: Fair with tears, foxing and fading due to aging and improper storage.

 

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.

 

Biographical / Historical Information: Peden & Rogers and Company was a furniture manufacturing firm in Paris, Tennessee from about 1850 to around 1870. The company was owned and operated by Corneliuis Peden and William Rogers. Peden was a cabinetmaker born in Virginia in 1801 and died on January 11, 1879. Rogers was a businessman believed to have died in 1886.  

 

Scope and Content: Collection consists of financial records retained by the furniture manufacturing firm of Peden & Rogers and Company of Paris, Tennessee from 1851 to 1867. The records include debit and credit receipts, separated ledger entries and a small amount of correspondence from regional businesses and individuals in western Tennessee and Kentucky.    

 

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Peden & Rogers and Company (Paris, Tenn.)

Peden, Cornelius, 1801-1879.

Rogers, William, d. 1886.

Paris (Tenn.) – History.

Furniture industry and trade – Tennessee – Paris.

Box List:

1. Records 1837-1840

2. Records 1851

3. Records 1852

4. Records 1853

5. Records 1854

6. Records 1855

7. Records 1856

8. Records 1857

9. Records 1858

10. Records 1859

11. Records 1860

12. Records 1861-1865

13. Records 1866

14. Records 1867

15. Records 1868-1876

16. Records No Dates

 

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