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Finding aid for the Records of the Heritage Book Shop 1966-2007 MS.2007.015
MS.2007.015  
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Description
This collection contains items related to the Heritage Book Shop, an antiquarian bookseller formerly located in West Los Angeles, California. This collection includes sale and purchase invoices, inventories, daily business files, catalogs, and artwork, dated from 1966-2007.
Background
The Heritage Book Shop was an antiquarian bookshop located in Los Angeles, founded and owned by brothers Ben and Louis Weinstein. The shop started initially as B & J Merchandisers in early 1963 on Compton Boulevard in Compton, California, selling books, clothes, tools, and other items. The bookshop moved to various rented locations early on, but by November of 1988 the brothers moved the bookshop to a former mortuary on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood.
Extent
241.0 Linear feet 193 boxes
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Access to this collection is restricted. Permission to view the collection must be obtained from Ben or Lou Weinstein. The Clark Library will forward any requests to the Weinsteins for their approval.