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Abernethy's Store Records

 Collection
Identifier: mss-184
Collection contains account books, advertising, architectural drawings, some photos, an employee manual, correspondence, financial statements, tax returns, and building maintenance correspondence and records that document the activities Abernethy's Store of Burlington, VT, as well as the Abernethy Block building from the 1930s to the 1980s.

The Abernethy's Store Records collection contains records relating to the activities and building of the Abernethy's Store and the Abernethy Block building from 1848 to 1982 with the bulk of the material falling between 1940 and 1982. There are business records that include ledgers, financial records, and personnel records; newspaper advertisements, catalogs, and store-sponsored events; building and floor plans and correspondence relating to the property; and miscellaneous materials including correspondence about the history of the company, portraits of founders, and company letterhead.

Dates

  • Other: 1848-1982

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

Extent

5.17 Linear Feet (4 cartons, 1 box, 7 oversize folders)

Abstract

Collection contains account books, advertising, architectural drawings, correspondence, financial statements, tax returns, and building maintenance correspondence and records that document the activities Abernethy's Store of Burlington, VT, as well as the Abernethy Block building from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Biographical/Historical note

Abernethy's Department Store was a fixture in Burlington, VT on the corner of Church Street and Pearl Street throughout the 20th century.

Location

Library Research Annex; contact uvmsc@uvm.edu for access.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Abernethy's Store Records
Status
completed
Date
2017-05-11
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Silver Special Collections Library
48 University Place, Room B201
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)