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Finding Aid for the King and Anderson Plantation Collection (MUM01746)

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Finding Aid for the King and Anderson Plantation Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM01746/
Title: King and Anderson Plantation Collection
Dates: 1882-1982
Collector: Unknown
Physical Extent: 18 accounting ledgers
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM01746
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: King and Anderson Plantation was a 17,000-acre plantation near Clarksdale, Miss. It was founded circa 1830-1840, and continued to operate well into the 20th century. The collection contains seventeen ledgers detailing operating expenses of the King and Anderson Plantation, and one ledger detailing operations of the Yazoo Delta Mortgage Company.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Unknown

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, September 2011.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

Plantation life -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region)
Plantation life -- Mississippi -- Coahoma County
Slavery -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region)
King and Anderson Plantation (Miss.)
Mississippi -- Economic conditions


Formats

ledgers (account books)


Historical Note

King and Anderson Plantation was a 17,000-acre plantation near Clarksdale, Miss. It was founded circa 1830-1840, and continued to operate well into the 20th century.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains seventeen ledgers detailing operating expenses of the King and Anderson Plantation, and one ledger detailing operations of the Yazoo Delta Mortgage Company.


User Information

Preferred Citation

King and Anderson Plantation Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The King and Anderson Plantation Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Container List

Ledger 1 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1882-1885
Ledger 2 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1883-1885
Ledger 3 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1887-1888
Ledger 4 King and Anderson Plantation daybook, 1 May 1890-28 March 1893
Ledger 5 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 17 December 1895-30 July 1898
Ledger 6 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, January 1900-1903
Ledger 7 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 23 November 1900-28 December 1902
Ledger 8 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 2 June 1902-17 September 1903
Ledger 9 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 19 December 1902-20 February 1906
Ledger 10 King and Anderson Plantation cash book, 16 April 1906-8 November 1907
Ledger 11 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 20 February 1906-25 July 1908
Ledger 12 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1 April 1907-1 January 1910
Ledger 13 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 31 July 1908-24 October 1910
Ledger 14 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1918-1923
Ledger 15 Yazoo Delta Mortgage Company ledger, 1920-1936
Ledger 16 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1928-1932
Ledger 17 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1944-1972
Ledger 18 King and Anderson Plantation ledger, 1982