G. Heitkemper Company records, 1874-1924  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
G. Heitkemper Company (Portland, Or.).Heitkemper, FrankHeitkemper, Gerhard
Title
G. Heitkemper Company records
Dates
1874-1924 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.0 linear feet, (4 containers)
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--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.

Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[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

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1 Volume 1 1888-1899
2 Volume 2-4
3 Volume 5
2 Volume 6-9
4 Volume 10-13
2 Volume 14

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 :
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Minutes