G. Heitkemper Company records, 1874-1924 PDF
- G. Heitkemper Company (Portland, Or.).Heitkemper, FrankHeitkemper, Gerhard
- G. Heitkemper Company records
- 1874-1924 (inclusive)18741924
- 4.0 linear feet, (4 containers)
- Collection Number
- Bx 195
- 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.
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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.
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[Identification of item], G. Heitkemper Company records, Bx 195, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Business enterprises--Oregon--Portland
- Business, Industry, and Labor
- Jewelry stores--Oregon--Portland
- Jewelry trade--Oregon--Portland
- Personal Names :
- Heitkemper, Frank
- Heitkemper, Gerhard
- Corporate Names :
- G. Heitkemper Company (Portland, Or.)--Records and correspondence.
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Financial records
- Ledgers (account books)