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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3538.AM:  Ernest Parkhurst, 1885-1970



Records:  1905-1919

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Lumber company employee

Size:  8 volumes in 4 boxes



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



Hiram H. Parkhurst died on December 29, 1928 in Lincoln, Nebraska, at the age of 78. He ran the H.H. Parkhurst Lumber Company of Ashland, Nebraska for many years before retiring. He was survived by two sons and two daughters.



Ernest Parkhurst, son of Hiram H. Parkhurst, died in Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 1, 1970. He was a retired Hoppe Lumber Company employee. He was survived by a sister, Genevive Terry.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of four boxes of manuscript material arranged in two series: 1) Business records of Lytle General Store and 2) Business records of H.H. Parkhurst Lumber Company. The bulk of this collection consists of the records of the H.H. Parkhurst Lumber Company of Ashland, Nebraska. Also included are two day books of the Lytle General Store, Ashland, Nebraska. The family of Ernest Parkhurst donated these records in 1970.



DESCRIPTION



Series 1 – Lytle General Store (Ashland,, Neb.)



Box 1

Day book, Lytle General Store, 1911-1913

Day book, Lytle General Store, 1919



Series 2 – H.H. Parkhurst Lumber Company (Ashland, Neb.)



Box 2

Day Book, 1905-1907

Ledger, 1919

Ledger, 1906-1910 (Sales Book)

Holley’s Bill Register, H.H. Parkhurst Lumber Co., 1917-1918



Box 3

Account Ledger, H.H. Parkhurst, 1907-1908



Box 4

Account Ledger, H.H. Parkhurst, 1907



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Ashland (Neb.) — Businesses

H.H. Parkhurst Lumber Company (Ashland, Neb.)

Lytle General Store (Ashland, Neb.)

Parkhurst, Ernest, 1885-1970

Parkhurst, Hiram H., 1850-1928



 



DDS/kj   08-17-1970

Updated/Encoded TMM   02-12-2011