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Payne and Payne Hardware Records

Identifier: B-0072

Scope and Contents

A collection of ledgers showing day-to-day activity in this former Shelby County hardware and furniture store founded by W. W. Payne and his son R. J. Payne. This collection includes customer accounts, inventories and invoices from Payne and Payne's suppliers. These records give a detailed picture of the type of merchandise sold by Payne and Payne from 1915 through 1950 and 1987-1991.


  • 1915-1950, 1987-1991


Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


27.00 Cubic Feet


This collection consists of 65 ledgers and is housed in 33 boxes, 3 of which are oversize.

Guide to the Payne and Payne Hardware Records
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository