Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel papers, 1877-1928  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Rostel, Carl Gotthilf Berthold, 1850-1928
Title
Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel papers
Dates
1877-1928 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.0 linear feet, (4 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 086
Summary
Carl Rostel (1850-1928), a German immigrant, worked variously as a barber, saloonkeeper, salesperson, and land speculator in Central Point, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, commercial broadsides, catalogues, legal documents, account books, and photographs.
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.

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

Carl Rostel (1850-1928), a German immigrant, worked variously as a barber, saloonkeeper, and land speculator in Central Point, Oregon. He represented many firms anxious to sell notions through an agent and was an eager seller and consumer of patent medicines.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains correspondence, commercial broadsides and catalogues, legal documents, account books, and photographs, 1877-1928.

The correspondence (over 1,000 letters) reflects Rostel's range of activities and interests. There are also a good many jobbers' and manufacturers' catalogues, often accompanied by correspondence.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel papers, Ax 086, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Rostel, Carl Gotthilf Berthold, 1850-1928
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Account books
  • Catalogs
  • Correspondence
  • Photographic prints.