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Chemistry Department Purchase Ledger

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: CA-000112

Content Description

The Chemistry Department Purchase Ledger (1946-1962) contains one purchase ledger from the chemistry department documenting the purchases and expenses of the department during the academic years from 1946-1962.


  • 1946/1962



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Administrative History

The chemistry department has a long history at Hampden-Sydney. Based on the dates within the ledger, the department would have been located within Bagby Hal. Ledger was no longer used after 1962 and the department moved to Gilmer Hall a couple years later.


1 Volumes

Language of Materials



This item is a partially used purchase ledger that details the expenses of the chemistry department from 1946-1962.

Source of Acquistion

none, found in Gilmer Hall

Related Materials

Dr. Herbert J. Sipe, Jr. Papers, SC-000114

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Processing Information

Processed by Dawnelle Ion, February 2024



Chemistry Department Purchase Ledger
Dawnelle Ion
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Repository Details

Part of the Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Hampden-Sydney College
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Hampden-Sydney VA 23943 United States
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