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Duke and Ayres Company Records | Manuscripts

By Jaime Janda

Collection Overview

Title: Duke and Ayres Company RecordsAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/BA.29
Primary Creator: Duke and Ayres Company
Extent: 22.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/1983. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 83-017; 84-006
Access Restrictions: Selected items in this collection are restricted.  Please contact the UNT Special Collections for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Floyd Specht
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Duke and Ayres Company Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 1Add to your cart.
 
Box 1: Scrapbook; Minute Books and ItemsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60621
Box 2: Financial RecordsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60622
Box 3: Financial RecordsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60623
Box 4: Financial RecordsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60624
Box 5: Financial Records; Promisory NotesAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60625
Box 6: Promisory Notes; Insurance ContractsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60626
Box 7: Young Street Property; Stock RecordsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60627
Box 8: Stock Certificates; Employee ApplicationsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60628
Box 9: Employee Applications; Printed Material: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60629
Box 10: Printed Material: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60630
Box 11: Printed MaterialAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60631
Box 12: H.Z. Duke; Luther Hodge; Floyd Specht; StoresAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60632
Box 13: Ledger; Clippings; Photographs; Store and Supervisor Lists; Tax InformationAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60633
Restricted: Selected items in this collection are restricted. Please contact the UNT Archives for more information.
Box 14: General Journals, 1949-1953; 1955-1958Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60634
Box 15: General Journals, 1958-1970Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60635
Box 16: Sales, 1958-1978Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60636
Box 17: Sales; Minute Books; Inquiries; Sales and Salaries; Cash Received, 1977-1999; 1907-1923; 1979-1980; 1961-1981; 1945-1958Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60637
Box 18: Cash Received; Store Expenses, 1958-1970; 1954-1959Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60638
Box 19: Stock Certificates, 1918-1968Add to your cart.
Contains bank certificates, stubs, and voided certificates.
Barcode: 60639
Box 20: Stock Certificates, 1918-1968Add to your cart.
Contains bank certificates, stubs, and voided certificates.
Barcode: 60640
Box 21: Oversized RecordsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 60936
Box 22: 11 LedgersAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 94050
Box 2064-2065: Photo Prints, OversizeAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706616
Item 1: Band Plays in Front of a Duke and Ayres Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Item 2: Weatherford, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Old store just before moving" is on the back of the print.
Item 3: Groves, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
Part of Keth Hardware is visible in the image.
Item 4: Athens, Texas Storefront, circa 1950sAdd to your cart.
Two women look at the display in the store's window.
Item 5: Marlin, Texas Store in Snow, undatedAdd to your cart.
Five women pose in front of the store as snow falls.
Item 6: Honey Grove, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
The image is of the store of night.
Item 7: House, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Item 8: Vernon Webb Tatum, 1951/11/28Add to your cart.
Vernon Tatum is seen at three and a half days old.
Item 9: Five Men, undatedAdd to your cart.
H. Z. Duke is the second man from the right. The other men are unidentified.
Item 10: Beeville, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
Four cars are parked in front of the store.
Item 11: Jacksonville, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Item 12: Doll Window at the Victoria, Texas Store, 1955/11/22Add to your cart.
 
Item 13: San Marcos, Texas Store, 1969Add to your cart.
A view of the corner and side wall of the store.
Item 14: San Marcos, Texas Store, 1969Add to your cart.
A view of the corner and side wall of the store.
Item 15: San Marcos, Texas Store, 1969Add to your cart.
A view of the side of the store.
Item 16: San Marcos, Texas Store, 1969Add to your cart.
A view of the front and part of the side of the store.
Item 17: San Marcos, Texas, 1969Add to your cart.
The front of the store and part of Woods Jewelry can be seen in this image.
Item 18: San Marcos, Texas Store, 1969Add to your cart.
This image shows the front of the store.
Item 19: Beeville, Texas Store, 1967Add to your cart.
An image of the inside of the store showing the cash register area.
Item 20: Cleburne, Texas Store Ribbon Cutting, 1966Add to your cart.
The people in the print are, left to right, E. D. Mikel, Duke Bennett (mayor), J. L. Pike, Sidney Carruth (store manager), and Floyd Specht.
Item 21: Honey Grove, Texas Store Opening, undatedAdd to your cart.
Two women and twelve men pose inside the store. Individuals identified include: on the front row: Floyd P. Specht, Jr (fourth from left), Mr. Jones (8th from left), Rickard (3rd from left); on the back row: E. D. Mikel (3rd from left); and Winstead ( 2nd from left). The photograph was taken by Bonham Photo Studio of Bonham, Texas.
Item 22: Duke and Ayres Building, undatedAdd to your cart.
This structure is at 8401 Chancellor Row.
Item 23: Honey Grove, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
The image was taken inside the store and shows 18 women and 14 men standing behind the cosmetics counter.
Item 24: Longview, Texas Store, 1939/06Add to your cart.
Image of the display windows and front door of the store.
Item 25: Longview, Texas Store, 1939/06Add to your cart.
A view of the front of the store.
Item 26: Taylor, Texas Store, 1933/05Add to your cart.
The photo is of the door and display windows of the store.  The photographer can be seen in the mirror on a pillar in front of the store.
Item 27: Ranger, Texas Store, 1950Add to your cart.
An image of the Christmas window display of the store in Ranger, Texas.
Item 28: Corsicana, Texas, 1947/11Add to your cart.
An image of the interior of the store showing one man and six female employees.
Item 29: Terrell, Texas Store, 1975Add to your cart.
A view of the exterior of the store.
Item 30: Ardmore, Oklahoma Store, 1948/12/01Add to your cart.
An image of the interior of the store with the manager and nine female employees.
Item 31: Idabel, Oklahoma Store, 1954/08/01Add to your cart.
An image of the display windows of the store shows red wagons, lamps, pictures, with footballs and basketballs hanging from the top of the display space.
Item 32: Idabel, Oklahoma Store, 1951Add to your cart.
The exterior of the store is seen at night.
Item 33: Longview, Texas Store, 1947/11Add to your cart.
Floyd Specht poses with seven female employees.
Item 34: Seguin, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
An image of the display window of the store with a "Sew and Save" theme.
Item 35: Waxahachie, Texas Store, 1947/05/31Add to your cart.
This print shows a display withdow devoted to greeting cards.
Item 36: Terrell, Texas Store, 1949/07/01Add to your cart.
The print shows a neon sign being erected over the store.
Item 37: Jacksonville, Texas Store, 1967Add to your cart.
A view of the exterior of the store.
Item 38: Clarksville, Texas Store, 1945/01/26Add to your cart.
The interior of the store during its opening. Four men stand in the aisles.
Item 39: Wharton, Texas Store, 1947/10Add to your cart.
A display of dolls inside the store is seen in this print.
Item 40: Mineral Wells, Texas Store, 1946/08Add to your cart.
The image shows the interior of the Mineral Wells store when air conditioning was installed.  The image shows the pressed tin ceiling, rugs, lamp shades, dolls, and glassware.
Item 41: Cameron, Texas Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
Early 1900's image of managers and the female employees posing in front of the Cameron, Texas store. There are three men and twelve women in the image.
Item 42: Store Front at Night, 1939/08/01Add to your cart.
The image was taken by Howse and Son of Commerce, Texas.
Item 43: Gonzales, Texas Store, 1955/02Add to your cart.
The staff pose inside the store.  There are two men and seven women in the image.
Item 44: Idabel, Oklahoma Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
The print shows the interior of the store. A boy looks up at the photographer while the adults in the store shop without noticing the photographer.
Item 45: Idabel, Oklahoma Store, undatedAdd to your cart.
An image of the exterior of the store.
Item 46: Seguin, Texas Store with Parade Float, undatedAdd to your cart.
A parade float, sponsored by Duke and Ayres, passes in front of the store. Six women ride on the float.  Men sit of the roof of the Duke and Ayres store to watch to parade.  People line the sidewalk to watch the parade.  Another store sign visible in the print is "Singer."
Folder 47: Brownwood, Texas Store, 1973/02/19Add to your cart.
An image of the exterior of the store with cars parked in front of it.
Series 2: Rolled ItemsAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1: Map BoxAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 624083
Item 1: Floor Plans: Andreas, Texas StoreAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611551
Item 2: Floor Plans: Brownwood, Texas Store, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611552
Item 3: Floor Plans: Dallas, Texas StoreAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611553
Item 4: North Newsome Street, Mineda, TexasAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611554
Item 5: Jefferson Avenue, Mount Pleasant, Texas, 1977Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611555
Item 6: Parker Plaza Shopping Center, Weatherford, Texas, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5000611556
Series 3: ArtifactsAdd to your cart.
 
Item 102241: Cash RegisterAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5001109767
Item 102242: TrunkAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5001109766
Box 102250: Two Glass VasesAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 628212
Item 102243: SafeAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5001109765
Item 102245: Framed ClippingAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5001109769
Box 102248: String Dispenser and TelephoneAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 663154
Box 102250a: Two Glass VasesAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 663140
Box 102308: LampAdd to your cart.
This box also contains a covered wagon from the University Artifact Collection.
Barcode: 663172
Item 102244: KiteAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 5001932817
Box 102246: PhotographAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 663207
Box 102249: Adding MachineAdd to your cart.
Black metal adding machine, "R.C. Allen's Business Machines."
Barcode: 663214

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