Collection Title: Peden & Rogers and Company Records
Series Number: MS79-01
Processed and Cataloged by: Originally processed in January of 1979 by Keith M. Heim. Re-Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on May 17, 2010.
Date Listed: May 17, 2010
Date Span: 1837-1876 (bulk 1851-1867)
Size of Collection: 0.25 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal half sized document case.
Type of Material: Financial records.
Condition of Material: Fair with tears, foxing and fading due to aging and improper storage.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: Peden & Rogers and Company was a furniture manufacturing firm in Paris, Tennessee from about 1850 to around 1870. The company was owned and operated by Corneliuis Peden and William Rogers. Peden was a cabinetmaker born in Virginia in 1801 and died on January 11, 1879. Rogers was a businessman believed to have died in 1886.>
Scope and Content: Collection consists of financial records retained by the furniture manufacturing firm of Peden & Rogers and Company of Paris, Tennessee from 1851 to 1867. The records include debit and credit receipts, separated ledger entries and a small amount of correspondence from regional businesses and individuals in western Tennessee and Kentucky.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Peden & Rogers and Company (Paris, Tenn.)
Peden, Cornelius, 1801-1879.
Rogers, William, d. 1886.
Paris (Tenn.) – History.
Furniture industry and trade – Tennessee – Paris.
- Records 1837-1840
- Records 1851
- Records 1852
- Records 1853
- Records 1854
- Records 1855
- Records 1856
- Records 1857
- Records 1858
- Records 1859
- Records 1860
- Records 1861-1865
- Records 1866
- Records 1867
- Records 1868-1876
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