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Broylesville Flour Mill Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-309

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.

Dates

  • 1912 - 1952
  • Majority of material found in 1930-1952

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Extent

2.00 linear feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

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.

Processing Information

The records were processed by Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz and opened to researchers November 30, 1990.

Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

Contact:
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA
423-439-4338
423/439-4338