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General Ledgers and Itemized Student Accounts


For genealogists and researchers, these records provide general timeframes of attendance for young women who came to Salem Female Academy, based on records of charges for tuition and boarding.   They also provide records of what they purchased for their studies and personal use.

Title       General Ledgers and Itemized Student Account Books

Date      1803-1917

Creator Salem Academy and College

Physical Description       20 linear ft.

Language             English

Scope and Content         The general ledgers list cash receipts and disbursements for Salem Female Academy from 1803-1917.  The ledgers contain student accounts from 1803-1881.  Itemized student account books list detailed entries for students from 1811-1909.  

Access  Researchers must register and agree to copyright laws before using this collection which is available by appointment only 

Repository          Archives, Gramley Library,  Salem College, 601 S. Church St.  Winston-Salem NC 

Use and Permissions     Copyright of Salem Academy and College records are held by Salem Academy and College.