Louis Blankenhorn Company transactions

Finding aid prepared by Gina C Giang.
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Louis Blankenhorn Company transactions
Dates: 1904-1911
Collection Number: mssBlankenhorntransactions
Creator: Blankenhorn, Louis
Extent: 434 items in 1 box
Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Manuscripts Department
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
Phone: (626) 405-2203
Fax: (626) 449-5720
Email: reference@huntington.org
URL: http://www.huntington.org
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.

Administration Information

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Louis Blankenhorn Company transactions, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

The collection was an anonymous gift from a private donor, November 2014.

Biography

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, California.

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.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Indexing Terms

Personal Names

Blankenhorn, Louis

Subjects

Bonds
Investments
Securities
Stocks

Geographic Areas

Los Angeles (Calif.)--History

Genre

Business letters
Trust receipts


CONTAINER LIST

Box 1

A-Z and miscellaneous

Folder 1

A correspondence (1909-1910)

3 items
Folder 2

B correspondence (1909-1910)

38 items
Folder 3

C correspondence (1909-1910)

34 items
Folder 4

D correspondence (1909-1910)

14 items
Folder 5

E correspondence (1909-1910)

7 items
Folder 6

F correspondence (1909-1911)

25 items
Folder 7

G correspondence (1909-1910)

28 items
Folder 8

H correspondence (1908-1910)

50 items
Folder 9

I correspondence (1909-1910)

5 items
Folder 10

J correspondence (1909-1910)

7 items
Folder 11

K correspondence (1909)

3 items
Folder 12

L correspondence (1909-1911)

31 items
Folder 13

M correspondence (1909-1911)

44 items
Folder 14

N correspondence (1909-1910)

5 items
Folder 15

O correspondence (1909-1910)

5 items
Folder 16

P correspondence (1907-1910)

30 items
Folder 17

R correspondence (1909-1910)

16 items
Folder 18

S correspondence (1904-1910)

50 items
Folder 19

T correspondence (1910-1911)

4 items
Folder 20

U correspondence (1910)

2 items
Folder 21

V correspondence (1909-1910)

2 items
Folder 22

W correspondence (1909-1910)

26 items
Folder 23

Y-Z correspondence (1910)

2 items
Folder 24

Miscellaneous items (1909-1910)

3 items