Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.

Series 3
Financial records, 1855-1964
Boxes 233-387 and BV 190-2015

Scope and Content Note

The series contains the financial records of the Harrold Brothers and its predecessors and contains accounts, bank statements, bills of lading, checks, cotton reports, freight rates, invoices, ledgers, receipts, and tax returns from 1855-1964. The material is arranged in strict chronological order from 1855 through 1891. Beginning in 1892, the Johnson and Harrold Company maintained their records chronologically with a subordinate alphabetical listing. The series is broken down into five subseries. Subseries 3.1, 1855-1857) contains the financial records of various members of the Harrold family before they joined with the Johnsons. Subseries 3.2, 1858-1867 May, includes the financial records of H.R. Johnson and Co. Subseries 3.3, 1867 June - 1886 contains the financial records of Harrold, Johnson and Company. Subseries 3.4 (1886 - 1907) contains the financial records of Johnson and Harrold. Subseries 3.5 (1908-1964) contains the financial records of the Harrold Brothers.

Arrangement Note

Organized into five subseries: (3.1) Pre-business financial records, (3.2) H. R. Johnson and Co. financial records, (3.3) Harrold, Johnson and Company financial records, (3.4) Johnson and Harrold financial records, and (3.5) Harrold Brothers financial records.

Description of Subseries