Allen and Lewis Company records, 1897-1942  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Allen & Lewis (Grocers)
Title
Allen and Lewis Company records
Dates
1897-1942 (inclusive)
Quantity
3 linear feet, (2 containers)  :  2 record storage boxes
Collection Number
Bx 097
Summary
Allen and Lewis company was a firm of wholesale grocers that was incorporated in 1897 by John C. Lewis, L. A. Lewis, and F. A. Spencer. The collection contains corporate records including meeting minutes and stock ledgers, as well as stock books and ledgers of subsidiary companies including Glafke-Dixon Co., Douglas Food Stores, Inc., and Consolidated Stores, Inc.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Allen and Lewis company was a firm of wholesale grocers. The company was incorporated in 1897 by John C. Lewis, L. A. Lewis, and F. A. Spencer.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains corporate records including meeting minutes and stock ledgers, as well as stock books and ledgers of subsidiary companies including Glafke-Dixon Co., Douglas Food Stores, Inc., and Consolidated Stores, Inc.

Meeting minutes include five volumes of Board of Director's and stockholder's minutes, 1897-1942, and one volume of stockholder's minutes of each the subsidiary companies Douglas Food stores, Inc (1927-1935) and one volume of consolidated Stores, Inc (1926-1930).

There are 4 volumes of Allen and Lewis company stock books, one stock ledger, and one ledger (1908-1942).

There are also one stock book each of the subsidiary companies Glafke-Dixon Co., Douglas Food Stores, Inc., and Consolidated Stores, Inc.

There is also one ledger of branches and subsidiary companies, 1913-1931.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Business enterprises--Oregon--Portland
  • Grocers--Oregon--Portland
  • Grocery trade--Oregon--Portland
  • Personal Names :
  • Lewis, John Couch
  • Lewis, L. A.
  • Spencer, F. A.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Lewis Investment Company (Portland, Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers (account books)