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Gardiner Mill Company records, 1868-1923

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gardiner Mill Company (Gardiner, Or.)
Title
Gardiner Mill Company records
Dates
1868-1923 (inclusive)
Quantity
20.0 linear feet, (17 containers, 130 volumes)
Collection Number
Bx 183
Summary
The Gardiner Mill Company Store in Gardiner, Oregon sold manufactured goods and foodstuffs on the Oregon coast. The collection consists of business records, including correspondence and account records.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Because of its location on the coast, the Gardiner Mill Company Store in Gardiner, Oregon was able to stock many manufactured goods or foodstuffs that people were not able to get at home. It was considered a main retail and trade center for the area.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection includes business records of the Gardiner Mill Co., Gardiner Mill Store and the A. M. Simpson & Company. Most of the information is in original volumes. Also included is a large section of correspondence from the company’s later years.

Volumes 1-19 are journals, 1864-1881, including Gardiner Mill accounts and accounts of A. M. Simpson & Co. with the Gardiner Mill Store. Volumes 20-27 are Gardiner Mill Store ledgers, 1866-1880. Volumes 28-35 are Gardiner Mill Store accounts receivable, 1873-1883. Volumes 35-37 are Gardiner Mill Company accounts receivable, 1876-1878. Volume 38 is a Gardiner Mill Company ledger, 1879-1883. Volumes 39-63 are Gardiner Mill Company Store daybooks, 1876-1884. Volumes 64-128 are Gardiner Mill Company Store daybooks and journals, 1890-1906. Volumes 129-130 are Gardiner Mill Company Market blotter, 1899-1901. The Gardiner Mill Company general correspondence, 1907-1923, is filed in 17 boxes.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gardiner Mill Company records, Bx 183, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

JournalsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Volume
1
January 12, 1864–July 2, 1866
2
July 5 1866–April 25, 1868
3
May 25, 1868–September 1869
4
Undated
5
June 29, 1870-August 4, 1871
6
August 5, 1871–April 10, 1872
7
April 11, 1872–November 30, 1872
8
December 1, 1872–September 9, 1873
9
September 10, 1873–March 26, 1874
10
March 27, 1874–June 9, 1874
11
June 9, 1874 – October 10, 1874
12
October 10, 1874–December 9, 1874
13
December 9, 1874–February 3, 1875
14
February 4, 1875–June 12, 1875
15
June 12, 1875–October 10, 1875
16
October 11, 1875–September 15, 1876
17
September 16, 1876–December 11, 1877
18
December 12, 1877–March 28, 1879
19
March 29, 1879–December 31, 1884

LedgersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Volume
20
A
1866-1868
21
B
1869–1974
22
C
1871-1872
23
D
1872–1874
24
E
1874–1875
25
F
1875
26
G
1876
27
H
1879-1881
28
1873-1875
29
1875–1876
30
1877
31
1878-1879
32
1880-1881
33
1881–1882
34
1880–1881
35
1882–1883
36
1876–1878
37
1877–1878
38
1879-1883

DaybooksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Volume
39
March 3, 1876–July 15, 1876
40
July 18, 1876–November 27, 1876
41
November 27, 1876–June 19, 1877
42
June 19, 1877–December 10, 1877
43
December 15, 1877–March 18, 1878
44
March 18, 1878–September 20, 1878
45
September 21, 1878–May 5, 1879
46
May 6, 1879 – November 28, 1879
47
November 28, 1879–June 7, 1880
48
June 7, 1880 – November 27, 1880
49
November 29, 1879–May 21, 1881
50
May 23, 1881–September 15, 1881
51
September 15, 1881-December 16, 1881
52
December 16, 1881–March 29, 1882
53
March 29, 1882–May 29, 1882
54
May 29, 1882–August 22, 1882
55
August 22, 1882–November 17, 1882
56
November 17, 1882–February 26, 1883
57
February 27, 1883–May 29, 1883
58
May 20, 1883–August 9, 1883
59
August 9, 1883–October 12, 1883
60
October 13, 1883–December 24, 1883
61
December 24, 1883–March 14, 1884
62
March 14, 1884–June 23, 1884
63
June 24, 1884–October 17, 1884

Daybooks/JournalsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Volume
64
December 23, 1890–March 2, 1891
65
March 2, 1891–May 6, 1891
66
May 7, 1891–July 8, 1891
67
July 8, 1891–August 21, 1891
68
August 21, 1891–October 3, 1891
69
October 5, 1891-November 16, 1891
70
November 16, 1891–January 1, 1892
71
January 2, 1891–February 24, 1891
72
February 25, 1892–May 2, 1892
73
May 2, 1892–June 22, 1892
74
June 23, 1892–August 17, 1892
75
August 18, 1892–October 15, 1892
76
September 27, 1892–December 10, 1892
77
December 12, 1892–February 11, 1893
78
February 11, 1893–April 24, 1893
79
April 24, 1893–June 26, 1893
80
June 26, 1893–September 8, 1893
81
September 8, 1893–November 20, 1893
82
November 21, 1893–January 26, 1894
83
January 27, 1894–April 4, 1894
84
April 4, 1894–June 13, 1894
85
June 13, 1894–August 14, 1894
86
August 15, 1894–October 17, 1894
87
October 16, 1894-December 17, 1894
88
December 18, 1894–February 21, 1895
89
February 22, 1895–April 18, 1895
90
April 22, 1895–June 10, 1895
91
June 11, 1895–August 17, 1895
92
August 17, 1895–October 18, 1895
93
October 18, 1895–December 21, 1895
94
December 22, 1895-March 1, 1896
95
March 1, 1896–May 7, 1896
96
May 8, 1896–July 11, 1896
97
July 11, 1896–September 22, 1896
98
September 23, 1896-November 30, 1896
99
December 1, 1896-February 12, 1897
100
February 12, 1897-May 6, 1897
101
April 1897-May 1897 August 1897-September 1897
102
June 1897-July 1897
103
October 1897-December 1897
104
January 1897-March 1897
105
April 1898-June 1898
106
July 1898-September 1898
107
October 1898-December 1898
108
January 1899-March 1899
109
April 1899-June 1899
110
July 1899-September 1899
111
October 1899-December 1899
112
January 1900-April 1900
113
May 1900-August 1900
114
September 1900-December 1900
115
January 1901-April 1901
116
May 1901-August 1901
117
September 1901-December 1901
118
January 1902-April 1902
119
May 1902-July 1902
120
August 1902-October 1902
121
November 1902-February 1903
122
March 1903-May 1903
123
June 1903-September 1903
124
October 1903-January 1904
125
February 1904-May 1904
126
June 1904-August 1904
127
September 1904-November 1904
128
December 1904-February 1905

Gardiner Mill Market BlotterReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Volume
129
1899
130
1900-1901

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
A-K
1907-1908
2
L-Z
1907-1908
3
1909
4
A-I
1910-1913
5
J-Y
1910-1913
6
1914
7
A-M
July 1913-January 1915
8
A-G
1916
9
H-R
1916
10
S
1916
11
T-Z
1916
12
A-S
1917
13
T-Z
1917
14
1918
15
A-E
1919-1923
16
F-P
1919-1923
17
Q-Z
1919-1923