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Call Number/Catalog Number MS 0003
Title Nicholas Acker family papers
Collection Nicholas Acker family papers
Object Name Manuscript
Creator Acker family.|Acker, Nicholas.|Acker, Charles A.|Acker, William J.
Description Chiefly financial account books and other records of the family's stoneyard and stonecutting business, 1856-1875. Other records include a German legal document (1833), retailing and manufacturing licenses (1866), a survey of square 629 (1868), a letter related to Nicholas Acker's Masonic membership (1871), receipts for purchases of horse equipment and orders for stone (1877-1879) and an undated business card. Other family members represented include Charles A. Acker and William J. Acker.
Subjects Freemasons -- Washington (D.C.)
German Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
Stone industry and trade -- Washington (D.C.)
Businessmen -- Washington (D.C.)
Acker family
Date 1833-1879, bulkdate 1856-1879
Admin/Biographical History Nicholas Acker operated a stoneyard and stonecutting business in Washington, D.C., ca. 1856-1872. His retail and manufacturing establishment was located on E Street between 1st Street and New Jersey Avenue, NW. By 1872, William J. and Charles A. Acker were operating the business.
People Acker, Nicholas
Acker, Charles A.
Acker, William
Dates of Creation 1833-1879, bulk date 1856-1879
Early date 1833
Late date 1879
Extent 0.45 cubic ft.
Level of description Fonds
Finding Aids Finding aid available in the repository.
Finding Aid ms0003.pdf