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Kelley Brothers records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS G58

Overview

Records from grocery and general mercantile store Kelley Brothers in White Cloud, Kansas. The bulk of the collection consists of financial records from the 1890s-1920s, but there are also some loose receipts and notes and James P. Kelley's transfer ledger from the 1940s.

Dates

  • 1896 - 1951

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

History of the Kelley Brothers

James P. and George B. Kelley were the sons of Phillip Kelley, who owned and operated Kelley Bros. in White Cloud, Kansas, a grocery and general mercantile business. The business had been purchased from Edgar and George Nuzum in 1893. The business was maintained by the Kelley family through three generations, operated by Lowell Kelley at least into the 1970s, who was the grandson of Phillip Kelley and Edgar C. Nuzum.

Extent

17 Volumes (17 volumes + 1 folder) ; Sizes vary.

Physical Location

RH MS G58

Physical Location

RH MS DK8

Physical Location

RH MS P300

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Lowell Kelley, 15 May 1970.

Related Materials

Edgar C. Nuzum business records, RH MS G59, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Processing Information

Transferred from RH MS 103.

Title
Guide to the Kelley Brothers Collection
Subtitle
Kelley Brothers records
Author
Finding aid prepared by pg, January 1977. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2018.
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/3890785008
Preferred citation
Kelley Brothers Collection, RH MS G58, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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