Allen and Lewis records, 1851-1868  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Allen, Lucius H.Allen & Lewis (Merchants)Lewis, Cicero Hunt, 1826-1897
Title
Allen and Lewis records
Dates
1851-1868 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 linear feet, (2 containers)  :  1 record storage box and 1 flat box
Collection Number
Bx 002
Summary
Cicero Hunt Lewis (1826-1897) (also known as Cicero Horatius Lewis) and Lucius H. Allen created the Allen and Lewis mercantile company in Portland, Oregon in 1851. The collection contains five ledgers of sales, cash, consignments and account records, 1851-1868.
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

Cicero Hunt Lewis (1826-1897) (also known as Cicero Horatius Lewis) and Lucius H. Allen created the Allen and Lewis mercantile company in Portland, Oregon in 1851. The company was one of the first general mercantile stores in Portland.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains five ledgers of sales, cash, consignments and account records, 1851-1868.

The cash ledger is from 1851-1857.

The sales ledger is from 1858-1859.

The general sales ledger is from 1857-1862.

The Consignments ledger is from 1857-1868.

There is one oversize account book that is organized by name and includes a name index inside.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Business enterprises--Oregon--Portland
  • Grocers--Oregon Territory
  • Grocers--Oregon--Portland
  • Grocery trade--Oregon Territory
  • Grocery trade--Oregon--Portland
  • Merchants--Oregon Territory
  • Merchants--Oregon--Portland
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Account books
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Sales records