Scope and Content
Title: Louis Blankenhorn Company transactions
Collection Number: mssBlankenhorntransactions
434 items in 1 box
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Abstract: This box consists of transactions and receipts related to Louis Blankenhorn's securities company located in Los Angeles, California.
Language of Material: The records are in English.
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[Identification of item], Louis Blankenhorn Company transactions, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
The collection was an anonymous gift from a private donor, November 2014.
Louis Blankenhorn was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on May 26, 1847. When he moved to Chicago, Illinois as a young man,
he became connected with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad as assistant freight agent. In 1881 he married Lillian
Stevens in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The couple had four children: George Stevens, Louis 'Mac' McLaughlin, David Fergusen, and
Barbara. In 1883 he moved to California, and here was engaged in stock and bond business and had an active part in a number
of civic organizations. He moved to Pasadena, California to retire in 1914. He passed away on November 16, 1922 in Pasadena,
Scope and Content
This group of transactions and receipts are from Louis Blankenhorn's securities company located in Los Angeles, California.
They are mostly related to stocks and bonds concerning the telephone and oil industries. The subject matter includes the terms
of the securities, stock quotes, and financial inquiries.
The original alphabetical arrangement of the collection has been mostly kept. The transactions are either filed under the
company or signer's name. For example, California Midway Oil Company is filed under the "C" correspondence. In the instance
of Bank of Commerce and Trust Company, which is signed by J.S. Hawley, Jr., this item is filed under the "H" correspondence.
This collection is arranged alphabetically.
Los Angeles (Calif.)--History