Register of the Minor (George F.) Blacksmith's Account Book, 1894-1895

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San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
11793 North Micke Grove Road
Lodi, CA 95241
Phone: (209) 463-4119
Fax: (209) 369-2178
Email: dwalker@uop.edu
URL: http://www.sanjoaquinhistory.org/
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San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum. All rights reserved.

Register of the Minor (George F.) Blacksmith's Account Book, 1894-1895

Collection number: Ms35

San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum



Lodi, California

Contact Information

  • San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
  • 11793 North Micke Grove Road
  • Lodi, CA 95241
  • Phone: (209) 463-4119
  • Fax: (209) 369-2178
  • Email: dwalker@uop.edu
  • URL: http://www.sanjoaquinhistory.org/
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
November 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 2000 San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Minor (George F.) Blacksmith's Account Book,
Date (inclusive): 1894-1895
Collection number: Ms35
Creator:
Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
Repository: San Joaquin County Museum.
Lodi, CA 95241
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research by appointment only.

Publication Rights

The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Minor (George F.) Blacksmith's Account Book, Ms35, San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum.

Access Points

personal name

Minor, George F.
Moreing, Cyrus
Eaton, Fred T.

subject

Blacksmiths - California - San Joaquin County
Account Books - California - San Joaquin County

geographic name

Collegeville (Calif.) - History - Sources
San Joaquin County (Calif.) - History - Sources

Biography

George F. Minor operated a blacksmith shop in Collegeville, a farming hamlet three miles east of Stockton, Calif., between 1880 and 1900. Much of Minor's work activity seems to have involved the repair of grain harvesting machinery and buggies.

Scope and Content

This account book (1894-1895) bears no reference to George Minor, but his authorship seems fairly certain, since three-fourths of the customers listed herein are Collegeville area farmers. Collegeville customers included: William Brown; Fred T. Eaton; Frederick Fetti; L.S. Foss; George S. Hall; J.W. Kerrick; A. Lawson; Timothy Minahen; Moses Prater; and, D.M. Walrod. Other patrons of note included: Cyrus Moreing (Stockton) and Buck & Earl. 198 pp. ledger, no index

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