Overview of the Collection
Special Collections & Archives
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
Reference Code: USGZE UHC291
Accession Number: 07-062
Collection Number: University Historical Collection 291
Creators: Phillips Store (Chippewa Falls, Wis.)
Title: Phillips Store (Chippewa Falls, Wis.) Financial Ledger
Quantity: 0.2 linear feet (1 archives boxes)
Location of Collection: A10/3c
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: Account book of a general store.
The Phillips Store appears to have been a general store located in Chippewa Falls, Wis. It is unknown how long the store was in business. There is no listing for the store in the earliest Chippewa Falls directory in McIntyre Library Special Collections (1887-1888).
The ledger book provides information about customer accounts and transactions. Entries include the name of the purchaser, the date of the transaction, the goods purchased from the store, and in some cases, goods purchased by the store, and prices.
Acquisition Information: Donated to the University of Wisconsin – Stout by Doris and Lawrence Cronk in October 1990. Transferred to Special Collections & Archives, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in November 1990.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.
Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
Preferred Citation: Phillips Store (Chippewa Falls, Wis.) Financial Ledger, 1879-1881. UHC 291. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.
Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in August 2006.
Arrangement: Single item
Corporate Names: Phillips Store (Chippewa Falls, Wis.) -- Archives
Subject Terms: General Stores – Wisconsin – Chippewa Falls
Geographical Terms: Chippewa Falls (Wis.) – Commerce -- History