Phil Sanford and Company daybook
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Phil Sanford and Company daybook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Phil Sanford and Company (Eatonton, Ga.)
Title: Phil Sanford and Company daybook
Dates: 1878-1879
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 1226

Biographical/Historical Note

Phil Sanford and Company may have been the proprietors of a saloon in Eatonton, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a daybook from the firm Phil Sanford and Company of Eatonton, Georgia. The daybook is dated 1878-1879. This may be an account book for a saloon keeper as whiskey, plugs of tobacco, and cigars are the primary items sold.

Index Terms

Bars (Drinking establishments)
Business enterprises--Georgia--Eatonton.
Liquor industry.
Phil Sanford and Company (Eatonton, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Materials were found in the attic of the Putnam County Courthouse in 1970.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Phil Sanford and Company daybook, MS 1226, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lucy Stribling, 1971.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Volume 1: Daybook. Eatonton, Georgia, 1878-1879