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David McCully Butcher Store account book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: B 044

Scope and Contents

The butcher shop account book is organized by account name, and is very full of information.

The records of the general store can be found in the People's Transportation Co. records; please see the related materials note.


  • 1875


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

David McCully, came to Oregon from Iowa in 1852, and became a joint owner (with A.A. McCully) of a general store, and of a butcher shop in Salem. He was also one of the incorporators of People's Transportation Co, in 1862.

His daughter, Mary J. McCully, married John Creighton, and McCully also later invest in some of Creighton's enterprises.


0.025 linear feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials



David McCully was an Oregon pioneer who became a successful businessman, owning a general store and butcher shop in Salem, Oregon, and as one of the incorporators of People's Transportation Co, in 1862. The collection (1875) contains an account book for the butcher shop in Salem.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to David McCully at Special Collections and University Archives include: Creighton and McCully family papers A 260.

Other collections relating to People's Transportation Company at Special Collections and University Archives include: People's Transportation Co. records, Bx 039; People's Transportation Co. bills and manifests, B 113.

The records of David McCully's Salem general store (1889-1891) can be found inside volume three of the People's Transportation Company records, Bx 039.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Guide to the David McCully Butcher Store Account Book
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Finding aid written in English.
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA