Dielshneider Jewelry Store records, 1877-1959  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Dielshneider Jewelry Store (McMinnville, Or.).
Title
Dielshneider Jewelry Store records
Dates
1877-1959 (inclusive)
Quantity
7.0 linear feet, (5 containers)
Collection Number
Bx 182
Summary
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.
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 & 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

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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dielshneider Jewelry Store records, Bx 182, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Records, not yet datedReturn to Top

6.0 linear feet

Photographs (PH167)Return to Top

Container(s): Folio 1

1.0 linear feet
Dielshneider Jewelry Store (McMinnville, Or.).
Container(s) Description Dates
PH167_1: Hamlin Clothing Company, McMinnville, Oregon. [Interior view of shop.]
1.0 photographic print
4.x5 x 5 inches
1900 c
PH167_2: Dielschneider Jewelry Company, McMinnville, Oregon. [Interior view of shop, jewelry and silverware on display, two salesmen.]
1.0 photographic print
5 x 8 inches
1900 c
PH167_3: Dielschneider Jewelry Company, McMinnville, Oregon. [Interior view of shop, jewelry and silverware on display, two salesmen (older than in PH167-2.]
1.0 photographic print
5 x 7 inches
1910 c
PH167_4: Dielschneider Jewelry Company, McMinnville, Oregon. [Interior view of shop, jewelry and silverware on display, two salesmen (close to PH167-4.]
1.0 photographic print
5 x 7 inches
1910 c

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Business, Industry, and Labor
  • Businessmen--Oregon--McMinnville
  • Jewelry stores--Oregon--McMinnville--Photographs
  • Jewelry trade--Oregon--McMinnville
  • Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Dielshneider Jewelry Store (McMinnville, Or.)--Records and correspondence.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Cashbooks
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Trade catalogs