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Charles Hommel Ledger

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 6 Apr 2010

Biographical History

Charles Hommel was a wholesale dealer in rock and stone in Wilbur, New York in the mid to late 19th century.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Charles Hommel Ledger consists of one volume recording transactions for Hommel's wholesale business for the years 1878-1887. The ledger's pages are not filled consecutively; large groups of blank pages separate different recording methods (e.g. by date or by customer name). Also included in the ledger are lists of stock on hand, stone shipped by railroad, and other records.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single oversize volume, roughly 15" x 21" x 4".


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Hommel, Charles, fl. 1878-1887.


Building stones -- New York (State)
Mineral industries -- New York (State)
Quarries and quarrying -- New York (State)

Genres and Forms

Ledgers (account books)


Distributors (Commerce)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Charles Hommel Ledger,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, no date.

Table of Contents

Financial records