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Miscellany re Bolfings Hardware Store, Berkeley, Calif.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Miscellany re Bolfings Hardware Store, Berkeley, Calif.
    Dates: 1952-1959
    Collection Number: 2013.050
    Extent: 1 folder; 1 oversize folder (Oversize A)
    Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
    Berkeley, California 94704
    Abstract: Mainly re displays in the store's windows.
    Language of Material: English


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Berkeley Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the archivist of the Society. Permission for publication is given as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Miscellany re Bolfings Hardware Store, Berkeley, Calif.. Berkeley Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Bob Gilmore, July 2013.

    Biography/Administrative History

    The store opened in 1923 on College Avenue, Berkeley, Calif.; it closed in 2008.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence and photos re prize willing displays: 1952 article from Hardware Retailer; 1953 telegram from Sunset Magazine and photo of display (oversize); 1959 letter re winning Housewares Festival window Display, plus two clippings.