Finding Aid for the Pierce and Company, San Francisco Records, 1853-1902

Processed by Dan Luckenbill; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Pierce and Company, San Francisco Records, 1853-1902

Collection number: 2043

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Dan Luckenbill, June 1978
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Pierce and Company, San Francisco Records,
Date (inclusive): 1853-1902
Collection number: 2043
Creator: Pierce and Company, San Francisco
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Pierce and Company, San Francisco Records (Collection 2043). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233588 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, bills, accounts, receipts, and other business papers of the baking firm of Pierce and Company, San Francisco. Includes material relating to the wheat trade and shipping. Also includes personal letters and papers for William, Henry, Ira, and Lewis Pierce.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Pierce and Company, San Francisco--Archives.
Bakers and bakeries--California--San Francisco--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Pierce, Henry and William

Box 1, Folder 1

Letters to the Pierces from various persons. 1854-1865.

Physical Description: 86 letters, 89 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 2

Letters to the Pierces from various persons. 1866.

Physical Description: 96 letters, 96 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 3

Letters to the Pierces from various persons. 1867-1898.

Physical Description: 48 letters, 48 pieces. Some letters are undated.
Box 1, Folder 4

Drafts and copies of letters to various persons from the Pierces. 1868-1870.

Physical Description: 5 letters, 5 pieces.
 

Pierce

Box 1, Folder 5

Letters to various persons from various persons. 1858-1881.

Physical Description: 18 letters, 21 pieces.
 

Pierce Family

Box 1, Folder 6

Letters to Henry, William, Lewis and Ira Pierce from various persons. 1853-1870 and n.d.

Physical Description: 38 letters, 39 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 7

Legal papers. 1853-l903.

Physical Description: 23 documents.
 

Pierce & Company, San Francisco

Box 1, Folder 8

Business papers. 1857-1870.

Physical Description: 53 documents. 54 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 9

Miscellaneous papers: newspaper clippings, description of Pierces' warehouse in Suisin City, California, advertising cards, etc. 1862, 1865 and n.d.

Physical Description: 25 pieces.
 

Pierce, Henry

Box 1, Folder 10

Letters from various persons. 1865-1873.

Physical Description: 76 letters. 94 pieces. Some letters are undated.
Box 1, Folder 11

Letters from various persons. 1859-1864.

Physical Description: 76 letters. 76 pieces.
 

Pierce, Ira

Box 1, Folder 12

Letters from Henry and William Pierce. Jul-Dec 1866.

Physical Description: 17 letters. 18 pieces.
 

Pierce, Lewis

Box 1, Folder 13

Letters from various parsons. 1861-1371.

Physical Description: 67 letters. 67 pieces.
 

Pierce, William

Box 1, Folder 14

Letters from various persons. 1859-1864.

Physical Description: 178 letters. 183 pieces.
Box 1, Folder 15

Letters from various persons. 1865-1871.

Physical Description: 92 letters. 111 pieces. Some letters are undated.
 

Bills, Accounts, Receipts

Box 2, Folder 1

1850.

Physical Description: 6 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 2

1852.

Physical Description: 193 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 3

1853.

Physical Description: 216 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 4

1854.

Physical Description: 168 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 5

1855.

Physical Description: 169 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 6

1856.

Physical Description: 115 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 7

1857.

Physical Description: 153 pieces.
Box 2, Folder 8

1858.

Physical Description: 143 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 1

1859.

Physical Description: 92 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 2

1860.

Physical Description: 95 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 3

1861.

Physical Description: 144 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 4

1862.

Physical Description: 104 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 5

1863.

Physical Description: 103 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 6

1864.

Physical Description: 107 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 7

1865.

Physical Description: 62 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 8

1866.

Physical Description: 20 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 9

1867.

Physical Description: 14 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 10

1868-1870.

Physical Description: 49 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 11

1872-1902.

Physical Description: 59 pieces.
Box 3, Folder 12

n.d.

Physical Description: 49 pieces.