Sanford and Son General Store, Caledonia, Texas Records
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 33 ledger books, a poetry scrapbook, and a Beaumont High School yearbook, "Spindletop" (1925). The ledger books include daybooks, general ledgers, and farm account books pertaining to the clientele and operations of the general merchandise and grocery store.
- Sanford, Gary B. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
Gary B. Sanford's father was C. E. Sanford. His mother was T. S. Garrison's daughter, Adele. Mrs. Gary B. Sanford's sister was the late Miss Pearl Barron of Nacogdoches. The C. E. Sanford and Son business was general merchandise, groceries, and a sawmill. Business extended around Timpson and the vicinity, and in Caledonia
3.75 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
The bulk of this collection is described in 26 folders housed in two banker's boxes. There are also nine items in two oversize boxes.
- Guide to the Sanford and Son General Store, Caledonia, Texas Records
- Mildred Wyatt, 1968
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 6/28/2023: Moved smaller ledger books into boxes and folders and made oversize boxes for larger ledger books. Kyle Ainsworth, Special Collections Librarian