Alice Morgan Person Collection, 1881-1943, 2007, undated

Manuscript Collection #1116

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  • Box 1
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    • Folder a-1
      Portrait of Alice Morgan Person and two of her sons (undated) Photographic print. Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: captioned "Alice Pearson (?) Rufus Morgan's sister & sons." See also digital reproduction.
    • Folder a-2
      Obituary article (6/14/1913) entitled "Mrs. Joe Person Dies in New Mexico of Apoplexy; With Sister Was en Route to Arizona When Overtaken by Death . . . Accomplished Greatest Work Ever Done by Any Women in State -- Heroic, Noble, Brilliant Woman -- Inventor of Mrs. Joe Person's Remedy." 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder a-3
      Funeral article (June 1913) entitled "Mrs. Joe Person Laid to Rest Today; Remains Reached Charlotte Last Night From Santa Fe New Mexico -- Masons of Santa Fe and Others Shown Great Kindness," Charlotte News (June 1913) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder a-4
      Digital reproductions (2007) of clippings and photographic print. 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder b
      Abernethy Lumber Company, North Charlotte, NC. Receipts (1940) 5 items. 5 p.
    • Folder c
      Baytor, Blanche, Boydton, VA. Correspondence (1939-1940) 17 items. 17 p.
    • Folder d
      Bowie, Thomas C., West Jefferson, NC. Correspondence (1940) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder e
      Charlotte, NC. Collector of Revenue. Letters (1939) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder f
      Clippings (1881-1882, 1913, undated) 4 items. 7 p.
    • Folder g
      Commercial Printing Service, Charlotte, NC. Receipts (1940) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder h
      Dayton Pump & Manufacturing Co., Dayton, OH. Order & Memos. (1937) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder i
      Douglas, Ben E., Charlotte, NC. Credit Report (1939) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder j
      Dixie Tag & Envelope Co., Charlotte, NC. Receipts (1941) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder k
      Ephemera (undated) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder l
      Fox, Burke W., DDS, Charlotte, NC. Notes (1941) 2 items. 3 p.
    • Folder m
      Lee A. Folger, Inc. Buick Sales Service, Charlotte, NC. Receipts, Etc. (1940-1941) 13 items. 14 p.
    • Folder n
      Finch, P. B., General Merchant, Kittrell, NC. Letter (1940) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder o
      Broome's Garage, Charlotte, NC. Bills & Receipts (1926-1932) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder p
      Gordon, Annie May (Mrs.) Birthday card. (undated) 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder q
      Glenn, F. H., Shelby, NC. Correspondence (1941) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder r
      Handbook of the University of North Carolina (1919-1920) Presented by the Y. M. C. A. Printed. 5 items. 88 p. Note: Fragile. Insect damage. Loose pages.
    • Folder s
      Industrial Loan and Investment Bank, Charlotte, NC. Loans & Receipts (1941-1943) 40 items. 70 p.
    • Folder t
      Johnston Brothers Grain, Flour, Feed . . . , Charlotte, NC. Statements & receipts (1938-1941) 7 items. 7 p.
    • Folder u
      Kistler Hardware Company, Charlotte, NC. Receipt. (1938) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder v
      J. Van Lindley Nursery Company, Pomona, NC. Brochure for Apple Trees (undated) 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder w
      Masons, Charlotte, NC. File (1937-1942) 45 items. 124 p.
    • Folder x
      Mecklenburg County, NC. Collector of Revenue. Bill (1938) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder y
      Mecklenburg Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Charlotte, NC. Receipts. (1929-1938) 16 items. 16 p.
    • Folder z
      Mecklenburg Times, Charlotte, NC. Bill (1939) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder za
      C. C. Montgomery Tubular Well Drilling, Charlotte, NC. Receipt (1937) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder zb
      Morgan, Ralph, Penland, NC. Letter (1940) TLS. 1 item. 1 p. Note: "Dear Cousins"
    • Folder zc
      Old Dominion Box Co., Charlotte, NC. Correspondence, Bills, Receipts (1940-1941) 10 items. 10 p.
    • Folder zd
      News & Observer, Charlotte, NC. Letter (1940) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder ze  (2 items digitized)
    • Folder zf
      Person, Boots. Birthday card to father (ca. 1940) 1 item. 2 p. Note: R. M. Person's son.
    • Folder zg
      Person, Mary, Raleigh, NC. Letters (1940) 2 items. 4 p.
    • Folder zh
      Mrs. Joe Person's Remedy Company, Charlotte, NC. Bills, Etc. (1914) 26 items. 26 p.
    • Folder zi
      Mrs. Joe Person's Remedy Company, Charlotte, NC. Bills, Etc. (1913) 226 items. 227 p.
    • Folder zj
      Person Remedy Company, Charlotte, NC. Bills, Receipts, Etc. (1903-1941, undated) 14 items. 14 p.
    • Folder zk
      Photographic Prints Person Family (1889, undated) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder zl
      Postcards of North Carolina (ca. 1900-1910) Black & White. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder zm
      W. E. Price & Son Insurance, Charlotte, NC. Receipts (1939, 1941) 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder zn
      Pump and Lighting Company, Inc., Charlotte, NC. Bills & Receipts, Etc. (1941) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder zo
      Stewart Radiator Co., Auto Glass, Charlotte, NC. Receipts (1940-1941) 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder zp
      Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC. Correspondence (1941-1942) 29 items. 30 p.
    • Folder zq
      Victor Shaw Company Tire Rebuilders, Charlotte, NC. Receipts (1939-1941) 10 items. 13 p.
  • Box 3
    Person Remedy Company Ledgers
    • Folder a
      Payable / Receivable Accounts Book (1914-1916) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 106 p.
    • Folder b
      Joe A. Person School Notebook Mrs. T. J. Wilson's [Class ?] (Sept. 1925) Bound Mss vol. 1 vol. 75 p.
    • Folder c
      Account Book, Person Remedy Company (1919-1942) Loose leaf Mss Vol. 1 vol. Ca. 750 p.
    • Folder d
      Account Book, Person Remedy Company (1916-1920) Loose leaf Mss Vol. 1 vol. Ca. 1000 p.
    • Folder e
      Ledger, Person Remedy Company (1904-1910) Bound Mss vol. 1 vol. 160 p.
  • Box 4
    Person Remedy Company Ledgers
    • Folder a
      Cash Journal, Person Remedy Company (1899-1900) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 53 p. Note: Single-Entry ledger. Torn. Insect damage. Pages missing. Needs conservation.
    • Folder b
      Day Book [Person Remedy Company] (1897-1899) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 150 p.
    • Folder c
      Expense Ledger, R. M Person (1916-1917) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 44 p.
    • Folder d
      Merchants & Farmers National Bank, Charlotte, NC. Ledger, R. M. Person's Account (1916-1917) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 94 p.
    • Folder e
      Merchants & Farmers National Bank, Charlotte, NC. Ledger, R. M. Person's Account (1917-1922) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 75 p.
    • Folder f
      Reports of Salesmen, Person Remedy Company (1914) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 143 p. Note: Only 6 pages used.
    • Folder g
      Games Daybook (undated) Games in front; Solitaires in centre; conundrums at back. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 32 p.
    • Folder h
      Cabbage Plants Daybook (1926-1940) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 200 p. Note: Cover torn off.
    • Folder i
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1907-1910): Orders Sent; Whereabouts; Cash Paid Out; Report Rendered by Anna; Report of Shipments; Rufus' Salary; Letters of Enquiry. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
    • Folder j
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1909-1912): Orders Sent; Whereabouts; Letters of Enquiry. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
    • Folder k
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1911-1914): Orders Sent; Whereabouts; Letters of Enquiry. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
    • Folder l
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1901-1904): Orders Sent; Whereabouts; Letters of Enquiry; Cash Paid Out; Cash On Hand; Shipments from Laboratory; Sales Misc. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
    • Folder m
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1902-1906): Orders Sent; Whereabouts; Letters of Enquiry; Cash Paid Out; Cash On Hand; Misc. Sold. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
  • Box 5
    Person Remedy Company Ledgers
    • Folder a
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1906-1908): Orders Sent; Whereabouts; Letters of Enquiry; Cash Paid Out; Cash On Hand; Misc. Sold. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
    • Folder b
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1910): Reports Rendered by Anna; Reports Rendered by Mrs. J.P.; Cash Paid Out; Cash On Hand & Received; Expense Account for Remedy Co. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 50 p.
    • Folder c
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1901-1902): Cash Paid Out; Names Given by Dr. Bellamy; Orders Sent In; Cash On Hand & Received; Rufus' Reports; Notes of Whereabouts; Letters of Enquiry. Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p. Note: Badly torn. Needs conservation.
    • Folder d
      Mrs. Joe Person Journal (1891-1907) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 50 p.
    • Folder e
      Mrs. Joe Person Single Entry Ledger (1899-1900, 1912) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 50 p. Note: Very badly torn. Pages not in order; Pages Missing.
    • Folder f
      Merchants & Farmers National Bank, Charlotte, NC Account Book (1910-1914) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 75 p.
    • Folder g
      R. M. Persons Account Book (1912-1915) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 138 p.
    • Folder h
      R. M. Persons Account Book (1893-1896) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 64 p.
    • Folder i
      Mrs. Joe Person's Account Book (1907-1909) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
  • Box 6
    Oversized Ledgers
    • Folder a
      Cash Journal, Person Remedy Company (1/1 - 2/23/1917) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 78 p.
    • Folder b
      Advertising Ledger, Person Remedy Company (1916-1917) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 100 p.
    • Folder c
      Daybook, Person Remedy Company (1916-1925) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 250 p.
  • Box 7
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    Oversized Ledgers
    • Folder a
      Cash Book Journal, Person Remedy Company (April - December 1916) Bound Mss Ledger. 1 vol. 150 p.
    • Folder b
      Italian Waltz. Nelly Bly. Dixie. Wierd Waltz and Polka. Shoo Fly. De Year of Jubilo. Polka. Dance, the Boatman Dance. Billy in the Low Grounds. Carolina Racket. I Bet my Money. Oh! Carry me back. 'Liza Jane. I'm gwine down Town. Walk Around. Sheet Music. Printed. (Richmond, VA: Hume, Minor & Co. & Kittrell, NC: Mrs. Joe Person, © 1889). Note: Autographed: "Miss Hannah McLennan, Aug. 8, 1891." Donors are Alice M. (Mrs. Joseph) Person's great-great-granddaughters. 1 item. 7 p.
    • Folder c
      A Transcription of the Beautiful Song The Blue Alsatian Mountains! Also "Down-Town Girls" and "Boatman Dance," As Arranged and Played by Mrs. Joe Person, Kittrell, N. C.(Published by Mrs. Joe Person, © 1889) Sheet Music. Printed. 1 item. 4 p. 1889
    • Folder d
      A Collection of Popular Airs As arranged and played only by Mrs. Joe Person at the Southern Expositions: Italian Waltz. Nelly Bly. Dixie. Wierd Waltz and Polka. Shoo Fly. De Year of Jubilo. Polka. Dance, the Boatman Dance. Billy in the Low Grounds. Carolina Racket. I Bet my Money. Oh! Carry me back. 'Liza Jane. I'm gwine down Town. Walk Around.Sheet Music. Printed. (Richmond, VA: Hume, Minor & Co. & Kittrell, NC: Mrs. Joe Person, © 1889). 1 item. 8 p. 1889

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