Carl J. Heinrich papers, 1924-1957  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Carl J. Heinrich, 1889-1979
Title
Carl J. Heinrich papers
Dates
1924-1957 (inclusive)
Quantity
6.0 linear feet
Collection Number
Mss 081
Summary
Carl J. Heinrich was a businessman in Roundup and Missoula, Montana. This collection consists of Heinrich's Navy League correspondence, personal correspondence and documents, and financial records from his businesses, Heinrich Furniture Company, Heinrich Jewelry Company, and Standard Furniture, Inc., 1924-1957.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana-Missoula.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Carl J. Heinrich was born on December 23, 1889 in Southington, Connecticut. He attended schools both in Connecticut and Wisconsin. Heinrich married Ruth Hurd in Chicago on September 4, 1913, and they had four children: George, John, Ruth, and Carleen.

The Heinrich family moved to Roundup, Montana where they operated Heinrich Furniture Company from 1924 to 1931. In 1931, the family moved again to Missoula, Montana where Heinrich operated Heinrich Floral Company and Heinrich Jewelry Company until his retirement in 1955. Ruth and Carl Heinrich were also stockholders in the Standard Furniture, Inc. They both remained involved in the management of Standard Furniture, Inc. until its bankruptcy and dissolution in 1956.

Heinrich was very active in the Navy League in Montana and nationally. He served as the Montana State Vice President of the Navy League in 1942. He was also an active member of the Western Shrine Club where he served as President, and belonged to the National Advisory Council of the American Retail Jewelers Association, BPOE Hellgate Lodge No. 383, the Rotary Club, the Oddfellows Covenant Lodge No. 6, and the Masons. Heinrich also served as a deacon in the First Presbyterian Church in Missoula.

Carl J. Heinrich died on January 18, 1979 in Mesa, Arizona.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection includes Carl J. Heinrich’s business, financial, and personal correspondence, certificates, financial records, licenses, meeting minutes, Navy clippings and photos, and Navy history documents. Materials relate to American National Retail Jewelers Association, George Heinrich, Heinrich family, Heinrich Furniture Company, Heinrich Jewelry Company, John Heinrich, Navy clippings, Navy Day (statewide and national), photos, and Standard Furniture, Inc. The bulk of the collection consists of Navy Day Correspondence and business records related to Standard Furniture, Inc. Materials regarding the Heinrich Furniture Company, Heinrich Jewelry Company, and personal correspondence are limited.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright not transferred to The University of Montana.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Carl J. Heinrich Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

This collection had been divided into four series:

Series I: Navy League, 1.7 linear feet, 1934-1956

Series II: Personal, 0.3 linear feet, 1940-1957

Series III: Business Records, 3.8 linear feet, 1924-1954

Series IV: Artifacts, 0.2 linear feet, undated

Custodial History

The chain of ownership of this collection is not documented.

Acquisition Information

This collection was given to the Archives in 1967. The donor is listed as Heinrich Jewelry.

Processing Note

This collection was probably first arranged in the early 1970s and the actions of the original processor are not documented, although the collection was organized into the existing series at that time. The collection was originally titled the George Heinrich papers, but was renamed the Carl J. Heinrich papers in 2012 to better reflect the creator and provenance of the materials.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I :  Navy League, 1934-1956Return to Top

1.7 linear ft.

This series contains Carl J. Heinrich’s correspondence, Navy history documents, newspaper clippings, and photos while he was an active member in the Navy League and involved with Navy Day.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Correspondence
1934-1939
1/2
Correspondence
1940
1/3
Correspondence Navy Day statewide
1941
1/4
Correspondence, Navy Day-Missoula
1941
1/5
Correspondence and clippings, Navy Day-Anaconda, Billings, Bozeman, Butte
1941
1/6
Correspondence, Navy Day-Columbus, Deer Lodge, Dillon, Glasgow, Great Falls
1941
1/7
Correspondence and clippings Navy Day-Havre, Helena, Kalispell, Laurel, Lewistown, Livingston
1941
2/1
Correspondence and photos, February-August
1941
2/2
Correspondence and photo, September-December
1941
2/3
Correspondence, Navy Day, National Office
1941
2/4
Correspondence and clippings, Navy Day statewide
1942
2/5
Correspondence, Navy Day-Butte, Dillon, Glendive, Great Falls, Helena, Red Lodge, and Roundup
1942
2/6
Correspondence, National Office
1942
2/7
Correspondence, January-February
1942
2/8
Correspondence, March-June
1942
2/9
Correspondence, July-December
1942
2/10
Correspondence and clippings, Navy Day
1943
3/1
Correspondence, National Office
1943
3/2
Correspondence
1943-1944
3/3
Correspondence and photo, January-September
1944
3/4
Correspondence, October-December
1944
3/5
Correspondence and photo
1945
3/6
Correspondence and Navy history documents
1947-1949
4/1
Correspondence and Navy history documents
1950-1952
4/2
Correspondence
1953
4/3
Correspondence
1954-1956

Series II :  Personal, 1940-1957Return to Top

0.3 linear ft.

This series contains Carl J. Heinrich’s correspondence, Navy history documents, newspaper clippings, and photos while he was an active member in the Navy League and involved with Navy Day.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
4/4
American National Retail Jeweler's Association
1947-1950
4/5
Certificates, licenses, and personal documents
undated
4/6
Personal Correspondence
1940-1943
4/7
Personal Correspondence
1944-1949
4/8
Personal Correspondence
1950-1957

Series III:  Business Records, 1924-1956Return to Top

3.8 linear ft.

This series contains material related to Carl J. Heinrich’s business records from Heinrich Furniture Company, Heinrich Jewelry Company, and Standard Furniture Incorporated. Materials relating to Heinrich Furniture Company include a trial balance book. Materials relating to Heinrich Jewelry Company include a journal. Materials relating to Standard Furniture, Inc. include annual reports, annual statements, bankruptcy records, capital stock, correspondence, income tax returns, ledgers, legal documents, and meeting minutes.

Container(s) Description Dates
Volume
Volume 1
Heinrich Furniture Company, Trial Balance Book
1924
Volume 2
Heinrich Jewelry Company, Journal
1948-1950
Box/Folder
5/1
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Annual reports
1948, 1952-1954
5/2
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Annual statements
1946-1949
5/3
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Annual statements
1950-1953
5/4
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Bankruptcy
1953
5/5
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Capital stock
1946-1948
5/6
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Correspondence
1930-1953
6/1
Standard Furniture Incorporated, General ledger
1946-1956
Volume
Volume 3
Standard Furniture Incorporated, General ledger
1952-1954
Box/Folder
6/2
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Income Tax Returns
1946-1953
6/3
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Legal documents
1946-1955
6/4
Standard Furniture Incorporated, Meeting Minutes
1946-1956

Series IV:  Artifact,  undatedReturn to Top

0.2 linear ft.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box
6
Corporate seal maker for Standard Furniture Incorporated
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Businessmen--Montana--Missoula
  • Businessmen--Montana--Roundup
  • Furniture industry and trade--Montana--Roundup
  • Jewelry stores--Montana--Missoula
  • Marine service--United States--Societies, etc.

Personal Names

  • Heinrich, Carl J., 1889-1979--Archives
  • Heinrich, George M., 1923-2008--Correspondence
  • Heinrich, John C., d. 1999--Correspondence

Corporate Names

  • United States. Navy--Societies, etc.
  • American National Retail Jewelers' Association
  • Heinrich Furniture Company (Roundup, Mont.)
  • Heinrich Jewelry Company (Missoula, Mont.)
  • Navy League of the United States
  • Standard Furniture, Inc.

Family Names

  • Heinrich family

Form or Genre Terms

  • Business records