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General Operations, 1853-1896

Identifier: Record Group 1 Subgroup 2 Series 3

Scope and Contents note

Consists of a fairly comprehensive run of Riggs & Co. general ledgers documenting daily operational activities and transactions such as interest accounts, profit and loss statements, and bills receivable as well as a real estate directory. Unlike later general ledgers, many of these earlier books also include patron deposit and loan information. Several of the ledgers have corresponding indexes.


  • Creation: 1853-1896

Restrictions to Access

Materials containing personally identifiable information relating to individuals are restricted for 72 years from date of creation.


From the Collection: 1900 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Physical Description note


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

George Washington University Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052 United States of America