Guide to Realia,

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Peoples Mercantile and Cremary Company
Title: Realia
Dates: 1902-1903 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (.5 linear feet)
Collection Number: USU_CAINE MSS 20
Summary: Trade tokens from the Peoples Mercantile and Creamery Company and A. U. Hobson Richmond, Utah and a pupil list from Petersboro School, Cache County, Utah
Repository: Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Contact Information: Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
Languages: Material in English 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

People's Mercantile and Creamery, was a Richmond, UT, general store founded in 1896. A.U. Hobson and Company of Richmond was also founded in the 1860s.

Content Description

Each realia is housed in custom-made archival boxes.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Use :  

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Realia must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: Realia USU_CAINE MSS 20, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_CAINE MSS 20, USUSCA.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

No arrangement has been created.

Processing Note :  

Processed in May of 2006

Acquisition Information :  

The materials in this collection were purchased for inclusion in the Marie Eccles-Caine Archive of Intermountain Americana.

Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 Trade token from the Peoples Mercantile and Creamery Company, Richmond, Utah
Face value of fifty cents.
1 2 Trade token from A.U. Hobson and Company of Richmond, Utah
Face value of fifty cents.
1 3 Petersboro School program
Lists Jas. A Cragun, teacher; F. C. York, Chairman; Edward Edwards, Clerk; Peter Peterson, Treas.; G. M. Thomson, County Superintendent.Inside lists the pupils:Rachel Kidman, Eliza Kidman, Ezra Kidman, Lyman Kidman, Leslie Kidman, Wm. L. Kidman, Arthur Kidman, Carrie E. Kidman, Lillie D. Kidman, Lewis R. Kidman, Wm. Kidman, Henry Kidman, Mina Kidman, Lottie E. Kidman, Ethel D. Kidman, Cora Kidman, Pearl Kidman, Esther L. Kidman, Bertha L. Cunningham, Willard L. Peterson, Jesse L. Peterson, Miles Peterson, CeCelia Peterson, Elva Peterson, Isaac Peterson, Maud F. Maughan, Roy F. Maughan, Westerene F. Maughan, Rebecca Yonk, Edward Edwards, Myrtle Edwards, Annie Edwards, Franklin Edwards, John D. Edwards, Allan Edwards
1902 October 13 - 1903 April 11


  • Subject Terms :
  • Tokens--Utah--Richmond
  • Personal Names :
  • Hobson, Alma U.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Richmond (Utah)--Commerce

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