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Journal Printing Company Ledgers

Selected Images of Journal Printing Company

       The Journal Printing Company was founded as a small publishing firm by William Kernodle in 1865. It was located in downtown Kirksville, Missouri and remained in business until 1984. The Journal Printing Company was the largest job printing establishment in Missouri outside those in Kansas City and St. Louis. It produced a weekly news bulletin, The Kirksville Journal, from its inception in 1865 until 1925 when it was replaced by The Kirksville Daily Express. The Journal Printing Company served as the official printer for the field of osteopathy during its 119 years of service.

·         Manuscript Collection Number: J1

·         Creator: Journal Printing Company, Kirksville, Missouri

·         Provenance of the Collection: Unknown

·         Extent: two cubic feet

·         Date Range: 1890-1979

·         Language: English

·         Repository Information: Special Collections Department, Pickler Memorial Library, Truman State University

·         Access to Collection: No restrictions

·         Name of Collections Processor: Julia Judlin

·         Catalog terms / subject terms: Account books; Kirksville (Mo.) – History, Local; Kirksville (Mo.) – Industries;

·         Relations: RUTH WARNER TOWNE PAPERS Ms Collection T1



Accounts Receivable Ledger, May 1890-July 1891


City Index, Routes out of Kirksville Ledger, July 1891-August 1909


Cash Journal, Paid and Received, March 1894-April 1897


Accounts Receivable Ledger, March 1902-October 1903


Daily Cash Ledger for Kirksville Daily Express Account, November 1902-March 1903


Accounts Receivable Ledger, October 1904-October 1906


Accounts Receivable Ledger, January 1909-December 1909


Accounts Receivable Ledger, October 1915-May 1920; Contains special account logs for South Central Field Comm. Y.W.C.A., F.P. Millard Journal, Virgil Halladay, Ford, J.E. Sublette, Morning News, and Auten-Matlick


Accounts Receivable Ledger, February 1917-1918


Bank Account Booklet for Journal Printing Co., March 1922-March 1923


Order Log Book, orders beginning March 1932; Orders #1893-4313


Account Book, A-K, 1939-1963


Account Book, L-Z, 1939-1963


Account Book, A-Z, 1963-1979

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