Guide to the Records of The Pacific Car Demurrage, 1901-1946 JL020

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Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
2001


Title: Pacific Car Demurrage Records,
Identifier/Call Number: JL020
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 11.5 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1901-1946

Scope and Content

The Records of the Pacific Car Demurrage Bureau contains only records associated with business transactions including: receipted vouchers, payrolls, register of vouchers, cashbooks, time books, journals, and ledgers. Most of these are pasted into ledger books, which are old (dates range 1901-1946) and, in some cases, in poor condition.

Historical Note

The Pacific Car Demurrage Bureau also called the Pacific Car Service Bureau seems to have been a sort of collection agency for the different west coast railroad companies. The P.C.D.B. would be responsible for collectiong the fee that came due whena freight car was held beyond the reasonable time for loading or unloading of transported materials.

Preferred Citation:

Records of The Pacific Car Demurrage. JL020. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Provenance

Gift of the Pacific Car Demurrage Bureau to the Jackson Library of Business, 1973. Transferred to Special Collections in 1979.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Access Restrictions

None.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Pacific Car Demurrage Bureau
Business enterprises--California.
Business records.
Cashbooks.
Journals (bookkeeping)
Ledgers.
Payrolls.

Volume 1

Receipted Vouchers, 1901 July - 1902 May

 

Vouchers #1-211 inclusive

 

Payroll - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Expense Accounts - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 2

Receipted Vouchers, 1902 June - 1903 May

 

Vouchers #212-274 inclusive and #1-193 inclusive

 

Payroll - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Expense Accounts - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 3

Receipted Vouchers, 1903 June - 1904 May

 

Vouchers #194-263 inclusive and #1-204 inclusive

 

Payroll - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Expense Accounts - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 4

Receipted Vouchers, 1904 July - 1905 July

 

Vouchers #224-267 inclusive and #1-167 inclusive

 

Payroll - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Expense Accounts - Pacific Car Service Bureau

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 5

Payroll and Receipted Vouchers, 1906 Apr - 1908 Mar

 

SP #1-5 inclusive

 

Payroll #1A-24 inclusive

 

Vouchers #1A-416A inclusive

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 6

Receipted Vouchers, 1908 Apr - 1909 Apr

 

SP #7-40 inclusive

 

Payroll #24-37 inclusive

 

Vouchers #417A-649A inclusive

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 7

Receipted Vouchers, 1909 May - 1910 Feb

 

SP #41-49 inclusive

 

Payroll #38-47 inclusive

 

Vouchers #650A-862 inclusive

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 8

Payroll and Receipted Vouchers, 1910 Mar - 1910 Dec

 

SP #7-40 inclusive

 

Payroll #24-37 inclusive

 

Vouchers #417A-649A inclusive

 

Cost of operating Bureau and distribution of expenses by railroads

Volume 9

Statements Expenses Account and Distribution of Expense 1901 July - 1924 Mar

 

Refund claims

Volume 10

Register of Vouchers 1905 Sept - 1937 Feb

Volume 11

Register of Vouchers 1922 Mar - 1937 Feb

Volume 12

Cash Book 1901 July - 1905 Jan

Volume 13

Cash Book 1909 July - 1915 May

Volume 14

Cash Book 1915 June - 1921 Aug

Volume 15

Cash Book 1921 Sept - 1927 Dec

Volume 16

Cash Book 1928 Jan - 1934 Mar

Volume 17

Cash Book 1934 Apr - 1940 June

Volume 18

Cash Book 1940 July - 1946 Sept

Volume 19

Journal 1909 July - 1919 Mar

Volume 20

Journal 1919 Apr - 1926 May

Volume 21

Journal 1926 June - 1932 Dec

Volume 22

Journal 1933 Jan - 1939 Apr

Volume 23

Ledger 1909 June - 1926 June

Volume 24

Ledger 1926 July - 1942 Dec

Volume 25

Book

 

Interest on Working Fund advanced by SPCo and AT&SF Ry Co 1915 May - 1916 Mar

Volume 26

Book

 

Payroll sheets 1926 June 1 - 1933 Dec 31

Volume 27-1

Bank Book

 

Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank 1910 July 30 - 1919 Dec 31

Volume 27-2

Bank book

 

Payroll sheets 1920 Jan 14 - 1929 Dec 31

Volume 27-3

Bank Book

 

Payroll sheets 1930 Jan 2 - 1937 Nov 30

Volume 27-4

Time Book - Monthly 1906 Apr 1 - 1919 Dec 31

Volume 27-5

Time Book - Monthly 1910 Jan 1 - 1912 Dec 31

Volume 27-6

Time Book - Monthly 1913 Jan 1 - 1916 Dec 31

Volume 27-7

Time Book - Monthly 1917 Jan 1 - 1929 Apr 30

Volume 27-8

Time Book - Monthly 1917 Feb 1 - 1919 May 20

Volume 27-9

Time Book - Monthly 1920 May 1 - 1922 Apr 30

Volume 27-10

Time Book - Monthly 1922 May 1 - 1923 Oct 31

Volume 27-11

Time Book - Monthly 1919 Mar 21 - 1924 Mar

Volume 27-12

Time Book - Monthly 1922 Oct 1 - 1925 Dec 31

Volume 27-13

Time Book - Monthly 1923 Nov 1 - 1925 Apr 30

Volume 27-14

Time Book - Monthly 1925 May 1 - 1926 June 30

Volume 27-15

Time Book - Monthly 1924 July 1 - 1939 Sept 30

Volume 27-16

Time Book - Monthly - Revising Department 1930 Jan 1 - 1934 May 31

Volume 27-17

Time Book - Monthly - Revising Department 1924 July 1 - 1929 Dec 31

Volume 28

Time Book - Monthly

Folder 

Payroll Bundle

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1911 Mar - 1912 June

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1912 Aug - 1912 Sept

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1913 Nov - 1916 Sept

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1916 Nov - 1917 Dec

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1919 July - 1919 Sept

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1919 Nov - 1919 Dec

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1920 May - 1921 May

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1921 July - 1921 Dec

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1922 Feb - 1922 Aug

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1922 Oct - 1922 Nov