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Guide to the Schwabacher company records, 1894-1944 JL009
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  • Title: Schwabacher company records,
    Identifier/Call Number: JL009
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1894-1944
    creator: Schwabacher Bros. & Company (Seattle, Wash.)

    Scope and Content

    The Schwabacher company records in this collection include records of several of the enterprises in Seattle, the Stockton Milling Company in Stockton, California, and of Schwabacher Bros. of San Francisco. There were many Schwabacher brothers and cousins, involved in the many companies bearing their name. Following is a list of the companies represented in this collection and the member of the Schwabacher family apparently most closely connected with each:
    1. Schwabacher Bros. of San Francisco: investment brokers - Louis A. Schwabacher
    2. Schwabacher Hardware Company, Seattle- Leo S. Schwabacher
    3. Schwabacher Bros. & Co. Inc., Seattle- Abraham Schwabacher
    4. Schwabacher Realty Company, Seattle-
    5. Gatzert-Schwabacher Land Company, Seattle- Frank or Sigmund Schwabacher
    6. Stockton Milling Company-Stockton, California- Sigmund Schwabacher, president
    The records and papers in the collection cover the dates 1894-1944, and consist of miscellaneous reports and letters concerning the Seattle enterprises (1910 and 1921-1923); accountant's reports and balance sheets for each of the four Seattle companies reporesented (1910-1933); minute book and cash book, as well as sundry agreements and correspondence for the Stockton Milling Company (1894-1920); and checkbooks and a trial balance for Schwabacher Bros. in San Francisco (1906-1944).

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Schwabacher company records, JL009, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Gift of Sam I. Schwabacher, 1956.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

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