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Collection Summary

Administrative History

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Austin History Center

Walter Sign Company Ledger

An Inventory of the Collection



Collection Summary

Creator: Walter Sign Company
Title: Walter Sign Company Ledger
Dates: 1945-1949
Abstract: Single entry account book for Walter Sign Company of Austin, Texas with entries dating from 1945-1949.
Accession number: AR.2005.031
Quantity: .7 linear feet (1 ledger)
Location: Archives Stacks
Language: English
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,
810 Guadalupe, PO Box 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

Walter Sign Company was owned by Paul C. Walter and located at 119 Congress Ave., Austin, Texas. The business first appeared in the Austin City Directory in 1939 and was in business until the early 1990s. At some point the business moved to a South Lamar location.

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Scope and Contents

The ledger book contains a description of work performed and price charged by Walter Sign Company to its various customers. The entries are dated from 1945 to 1949 and include work performed for the Dr. Pepper Bottling Co., 7-Up Bottling Co., Superior Dairies, as well as a section titled "Smaller Accounts."

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open to all users

Use Restrictions

The Austin History Center (AHC) is the owner of the physical materials in the AHC collections and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the AHC before any publication use. The AHC does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Walter, Paul C.
Organizations:
7-Up Bottling Co.--History.
Dr. Pepper Co.--History.
Walter Sign Company.
Places:
Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
Business--History--Texas--Austin.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

Found by donor unrelated to the company.

Preferred Citation

Walter Sign Company Ledger (AR.2005.031). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/2005/086

Donation Date: 2005

Processing Information

Finding aid created and encoded by Molly Hults/2010.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
1 Walter Sign Company Ledger, 1945-1949

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