G. Heitkemper Company records, 1874-1924  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
G. Heitkemper Company (Portland, Or.)Heitkemper, GerhardHeitkemper, Frank
Title
G. Heitkemper Company records
Dates
1874-1924 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 linear feet, (4 containers)  :  2 record storage boxes, 2 flat boxes
Collection Number
Bx 195
Summary
The G. Heitkemper Company was a wholesale and retail jeweler in Portland, Oregon, incorporated by Gerhard Heitkemper, Frank A. Heitkemper, and Edward Cookingham in 1896. The records include thirteen ledgers that contain pre-corporation records as well as post-corporation minutes, correspondence, financial records and other communications from 1874-1924.
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

Gerhard Heitkemper, Frank A. Heitkemper, and Edward Cookingham incorporated the G. Heitkemper Co., wholesale and retail jewelers, in Portland, Oregon on Feburary 15, 1896. The firm was dissolved December 15, 1909, and immediately reformed as a partnership by Gerhard and Frank A. Heitkemper. Before coming to Oregon, Gerhard Heitkemper operated jewelry stores in Ohio and Iowa.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The records include fourteen ledgers that contain pre-corporation records as well as corporation minutes, correspondence, financial records and other communications from 1874-1924.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Business enterprises--Oregon--Portland
  • Jewelry stores--Oregon--Portland
  • Jewelry trade--Oregon--Portland
  • Personal Names :
  • Heitkemper, Frank
  • Heitkemper, Gerhard
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers (account books)