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Mellon & Shelton (Charlotte, N.C.) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0195

Scope and Contents

Early records of a leading Charlotte men's clothing store that operated at The Square for more than 85 years (1895-ca. 1982/83). Includes 2 ledger books, the first of which (1895-97) seems to include exclusively customer accounts and the second of which (1898-1901) includes customer and supplier accounts, expenses of the business, assets, debts, etc.

Dates

  • 1895 - 1901

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Mellon & Shelton was considered one of the best stores to get quality men’s and boy’s apparel. Established by Ed Mellon and Tomas Shelton, it carried suits, hats, shirts, umbrellas, and other accessories such as socks, collars and cuffs.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Early records of a leading Charlotte men's clothing store that operated at The Square for more than 85 years (1895-ca. 1982/83). Includes 2 ledger books, the first of which (1895-97) seems to include exclusively customer accounts and the second of which (1898-1901) includes customer and supplier accounts, expenses of the business, assets, debts, etc.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Michael Locke, 1994.

Processing Information

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1994.

Title
Records for Mellon & Shelton (Charlotte, N.C.)
Status
Completed
Author
Randy Penninger
Date
1994
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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