Albert P. Miller Papers
Scope and Content Note
Albert P. Miller was in partnership with Newton Andrew Baylor in Kirksville for about one year from mid-1881 to mid-1882. The collection contains miscellaneous personal documents from prior to his move and letters from Naylor urging him to come to Kirksville, and some publicity for the Kirksville store.
- Miller, Albert P. (Person)
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Albert P. Miller was a merchant from Winchester, VA who actually spent very little time in Kirksville. He was in partnership here with N. A. Baylor for about a year, mid-1881 to mid-1882, then lived in Milan, Mo. for a few years. He eventually purchased the Racket Store in Trenton, Grundy County, Mo., where he remained.
Newton Andrew Baylor, on the other hand, was in the dry goods business in Kirksville from 1873 until he retired for health reasons. He died here in 1891 and is buried at Forrest-Llewellyn Cemetery.
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Albert P. Miller, a merchant from Winchester, Augusta County, VA, was in partnership with N. A. Baylor in Kirksville for about one year from mid-1881 to mid-1882. The collection is miscellaneous personal documents from prior to his move and letters from Naylor urging him to come to Kirksville, and some publicity for the Kirksville store.
This collection is organized into a single series.
- Albert P. Miller papers, 1869-1996
Before coming to Pickler Memorial Library, these papers were mailed to "The Museum, Kirksville, MO" in May 1996 and were delivered by the United States Postal Service to the Still National Osteopathic Museum. There was no return name or address.
Two years after receiving the items, the Still Museum forwarded them to Pickler Memorial Library as a more appropriate repository for documents connected with the history of Kirksville.
- Albert P. Miller papers, 1869-1996, bulk 1869-1881
- Finding aid prepared by Elaine Doak.
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