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Edith N. McConnell business records

Accession 1119

Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Edith N. McConnell business records (Accession 1119), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Edith N. McConnell business records
Dates: 1937-1956
Accession Number: 1119
Creator: McConnell, Edith N.
Extent: 3 volumes
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
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.
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Administrative Information


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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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.

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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.

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Access Points

Caterers and catering
Confectioners
Durham, Harriet
Wilmington (Del.)--Industries.
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Series Descriptions and Inventory

Box
1 Expense account book, 1937-1945
Box
1 Accounts receivable book, 1955-1956
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1 Business records, volume 3, 1955 April 10-1956 April 28
Box
1 Printed advertisement, undated