Dielshneider Jewelry Store records, 1877-1959 PDF
- Dielschneider Jewelry Store (McMinnville, Or.)
- Dielshneider Jewelry Store records
- 1877-1959 (inclusive)18771959
- 7 linear feet, (5 containers) : 4 record storage boxes, 1 folio
- Collection Number
- Bx 182
- William F. Dielschneider and his brother Franz owned and ran the Dielschneider Jewelry store of McMinnville, Oregon, which also sold and repaired watches and clocks. The collection contains a cash book, watch sales and repair ledgers, a clock repair ledger, diamond record books, manufacturers' and jobbers' catalogues, and photographs.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
1299 University of Oregon
- 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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- 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
William F. Dielschneider (d. 1853) was the son of Oregon pioneers. In 1892, he bought a jewelry store in McMinnville, Oregon and went into partnership with his brother Franz. The business was named Dielschneider Jewelry store and they also sold and repaired watches and clocks.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection contains a cash book, watch sales and repair ledgers, a clock repair ledger, diamond record books, manufacturers' and jobbers' catalogues, and photographs.
Individual volumes include one cash book (1877-1878), a ledger that contains watch and diamond sale information (1927-1946), eleven ledgers on watch sales and watch repairs (1879-1959), and one ledger containing the store record of watches (1951-1958). There are also three record books on diamonds (1922-1959).
The collection also includes manufacturers' and jobbers' catalogues and photographs of the store.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|Guide to the Dielshneider Jewelry Store Records|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Jewelry stores--Oregon--McMinnville--Photographs
- Jewelry trade--Oregon--McMinnville
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Financial records
- Ledgers (account books)
- Trade catalogs