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Neal, George
TitleNeal, George
Scope and Content of FondsThis collection consists of the diaries of George Neal Limited, a wholesale grocery business based in St. - John's and Beck's Cove from 1894 to 1992. It includes twenty-nine diaries that span the years between - 1910 and 1947, although nine years are not represented. The diaries contain information on the freight - shipping business done between the St. John's office, Conception Bay and environs. They were written - by David Neal, son of George Neal, and employee George Welsh. Their writing can be distinguished from - each other on the basis that George Welsh's writing is "fancier." The diaries were kept as a business record - in the St. John's office and anyone employed by the company could consult them. The diaries also document - the internation as George Neal Limited was a wholesale grocery business that passed through succeeding - generations of the family until 1992 when it was closed out. - - Also included in the collection are two George Neal Limited want books. These small blank books would - be given to customers to write their orders or "wants" in. - -
Extent of Fonds29 diaries and 2 "want" books.
Author of Finding AidWhite, Linda, 1950-
Date of Finding Aid2001
PublisherMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
Resource TypeFinding Aid
CollectionArchives and Special Collections - Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
RestrictionsThere are no restrictions on access to or use of the material in this collection. Copyright regulations may apply.
CONTENTdm file name515.xml
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