Guide to the Julien Heimendinger Collection, ca. 1930s

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Finding aid completed: June 19, 2013
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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Julien Heimendinger Collection
Bulk Dates: 1934-1936
Dates: ca. 1930s
Identification: OCH/JHC
Creator: Heimendinger, Julien
Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
Language of Materials: French
Repository: Old China Hands Archives
Abstract: Julien Heimendinger was a Renault salesman, with exclusive contracts to sell Renault vehicles in Shanghai in the 1930s. The collection consists of exclusivity contracts from 1934-1936 between Heimendinger and Renault, a letter from Renault offering discounts on certain Renault vehicles, and photographs of Heimendinger, Renault cars, and service stations in Shanghai.

Biographical Information:

Julien Heimendinger was a Renault salesman, with exclusive contracts to sell Renault vehicles in Shanghai in the 1930s. He was married to Blanche Heimendinger, and they had two daughters, Arlette Goodsell and Liliane Ransom.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records
Photographic material

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Julien Heimendinger Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Related Materials:

Scope and Contents

The Julien Heimendinger Collection consists of items related to Heimendinger’s career selling Renault vehicles in Shanghai during the 1930s. Materials in the collection include exclusivity contracts between Renault and Heimendinger, a letter from Renault offering discounts on particular vehicles, and photographs of Heimendinger, Renault vehicles, and various service stations in Shanghai.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Renault Exclusivity Contracts, 1934-1936

Box 1, Folder 2

Renault Discounts Letter, 1936 March 16

Box 1, Folder 3

Photographs, ca. 1930s