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Gibbs Brothers Account Book

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s087

Scope and Contents

The Gibbs Brothers Account Book was used to record daily transactions from December 1854 through February 1855. The ledger is unbound and in very fragile condition. The book was donated to the Texas Room of the Estill Library, Sam Houston State Teachers College, by Dr. J.L. Clark on April 3, 1962. See also the Gibbs Family Papers.


  • 1854-12-09 - 1855-02-27

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The collection consists of a handwritten business ledger used to record daily transactions and notes relating to Gibbs Brothers business. The pages of the ledger are unbound and arranged chronologically.

Trent Shotwell
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Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US