J.G. Sterchi Furniture Company Business Records Scrapbook
Scope and Contents
The scrapbook contains various business documents related to the J. G. Sterchi Furniture Company in Johnson City, Tennessee. Documents include invoices, receipts, tax collection documents, telegrams, day letters, lawsuits, printed and handwritten correspondence, images of furniture, and bills of lading. There are several items related to coffins and undertaking. In addition to furniture-related documents, there are a few items pertaining to the Johnson City Poultry Association and L.A. Sterchi.
The scrapbook itself is a Johnson City Press-Chronicle scrapbook so the documents were pasted into the book sometime after 1943.
- 1911 - 1914
- Majority of material found in 1914 - 1914
- J.G. Sterchi Furniture Co. (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The scrapbook is open for research.
1.75 linear feet
Language of Materials
Scrapbook has moderate water and mold damage and a strong smell.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Steve Newberry donated the scrapbook in November 2014, accession 2014-060. He acquired the scrapbook at an auction in Virginia.
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Furniture industry and trade Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Johnson City Poultry Association
- Poultry -- Showing Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sterchi, Louis A., 1884-1969
- Undertakers and undertaking Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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