Broylesville Flour Mill Records
Scope and Contents
The Broylesville Flour Mill Records contain ledgers, receipt books, a day book, price lists, order forms, and an advertisement documenting the daily operation of the mill between 1912 and 1952. The records reflect early 20th-century agricultural and milling practices of East Tennessee and the types of grain purchased by residents of rural Appalachia.
- 1912 - 1952
- Majority of material found in 1930-1952
- Broylesville Flour Mill (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The records are open for research.
2.00 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Ledford acquired the documents after purchasing the mill in 1982 in order to establish her antique shop.
Method of Acquisition
The Broylesville Flour Mill Records were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Erlene Ledford in November 20, 1987.
The records were processed by Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz and opened to researchers November 30, 1990.
- Agriculture--Tennessee, East Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Corporation records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Flour mills -- Tennessee, East Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Tennessee, East--Commerce Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Washington County (Tenn.)--Commerce Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
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