Sampson's papers include investment information on hedging in sugar futures(1920-1932)
and automobile purchase contracts and insurance forms (1927; 1937-1940).
W.F. Sampson was an Oakland, Calif. capitalist and executive of the Bay Transport Co.,
San Francisco (1934-1941). Little else is known of him, save that he owned a Packard
automobile and was interested in the stock market.