Manuscripts Division
William L. Clements Library
University of Michigan

Finding aid for
Ann Arbor (Mich.) Rent Receipt Ledger, 1887-[1892]

Finding aid created by
Phil Zaret and Meg Hixon, April 2013

Summary Information
Title: Ann Arbor (Mich.) rent receipt ledger
Creator: Anonymous
Inclusive dates: 1887-[1892]
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract:
The Ann Arbor (Mich.) rent receipt ledger contains a landlord's financial records pertaining to domestic and commercial properties leased from 1887-1892.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Donated, 1999. M-4068.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright status is unknown

Processing Information:

Cataloging funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). This collection has been processed according to minimal processing procedures and may be revised, expanded, or updated in the future.

Preferred Citation:

Ann Arbor (Mich.) Rent Receipt Ledger, William L. Clements Library, The University of Michigan


History

The owner of this account book leased domestic and commercial properties in Ann Arbor, Michigan, from the late 1880s to the early 1890s. The landlord's properties included homes, sometimes divided into suites of rooms, and storefronts.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Ann Arbor (Mich.) rent receipt ledger contains 40 pages of financial accounts pertaining to domestic and commercial properties leased between May 1887 and January 1892. Most entries list the amount of rent due on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis, and record payments in cash or (rarely) in labor or trade. Tenets frequently leased properties in the "Buchoz Block" on Detroit Street. The landlord also rented rooms in the E. W. Morgan House on the northeast corner of Huron Street and Fifth Street (now Fifth Avenue). The ledger also records land rented for a marble shop and a lumber yard, as well as lots for pasture.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Ann Arbor (Mich.)
    • Landlords.
    • Rental housing--United States.
    Genre Terms:
    • Ledgers (account books)
    Contents List
    Container / Location Title
    Volume   1  
    Ann Arbor (Mich.) rent receipt ledger,  May 1887-January [1892] [series]
    Additional Descriptive Data

    Tables of contents organized by page and subject are available in the Manuscripts Division.