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Edith N. McConnell business records

1937-1956
 Collection
Identifier: 1119

Abstract

Edith N. McConnell (1880-1968) was a confectioner and caterer in Wilmington, Delaware from the 1920s through the 1950s. The records consist of a three ledgers, containing business expenses and customer account books dating from 1937 to 1945, and from 1955 to 1956.

Dates

  • 1937-1956

Creator

Extent

3 volume(s)

Biographical Note

Edith N. McConnell (1880-1968) was a confectioner and caterer in Wilmington, Delaware from the 1920s through the 1950s. Her catering business was located at 841 Market Street under the name "Miss McConnell Caterer, Confectioner." McConnell was the successor to the D.B. Jones Company, a confectionary business begun in 1880.

Scope and Content

The records consist of an expense account book (1937-1945), an accounts receivable ledger (1955-1956) and an order book (1955-1956) with names of customers, menus and other details. The last volume contains a printed advertisement.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Related Material

D.B. Jones Company records (Accession 1124), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library.

E.N. McConnell Restaurant photographs (Accession 1969.026), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Source

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Edith N. McConnell business records
Status:
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA
302-658-2400