Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
Inventory created by Archives Staff 10/1982. Last revised 03/2018.
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EXTENT: 0.25 linear feet
CREATOR: Horsey and Atwell Clothiers and Haberdashers
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Horsey and Atwell were clothiers and haberdashers in Winchester and Woodstock, VA. The store prided itself on being honest about its products and pricing and having a reputation as an “up-to-date” clothing store. The collection contains business records, to include a cash book (1897-1899), an account book (1894-1906), business register (1885-1901), and a record of credit sales (Jan. – Oct. 1905).
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Horsey an Atwell Clothiers and Haberdashers was located at 130 W.Main St., Winchester, Va. from 1894-1907.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Advertisement, Winchester City Directory, 1898-1899, p.60.
CITE AS: Horsey and Atwell Records, # 147 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives , Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
Account Book, 1894-1904, 1 item, manuscript, bound
Complete business register, 1885-1901, 1 item, manuscript on printed form, bound
Cash book, November 8-13, 1897, 1 item, manuscript, bound
Cash book, April 1899-January 1900, cover only
Credit sales book, January 1-October 1, 1905, 1 item, manuscript, bound