Creator

Date Original

1859-1890

Description

This collection consists of accounting records for Ed Reichardt's grocery store, including a steamer log, cash books, trade names index, daily account books, yearly accounting records, receipt books, and cotton day books.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Reichardt was born in Asch, Bohemia in 1844. He was the youngest of a large family that immigrated to the United States in 1854. A member of the City Council, he also served as director of the Little Rock Cotton and Produce Exchange from its creation, and was elected treasurer of the Electric Light Company. He was a retail grocer for many years as well as a cotton buyer. He was part owner of the Rock Street railway bridge that crossed the Arkansas River and part owner of the first street railway in Little Rock. He married Pauline Brandt in 1872.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000378

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ed Reichardt store records, MS.000378

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ed Reichardt store records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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