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J.G. Sterchi Furniture Company Business Records Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-0842

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


Conditions Governing Access

The scrapbook is open for research.


1.75 linear feet

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics

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.

Related Materials

Digital Exhibit: Pragmatic Papyrus

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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA