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Shreve & Company diamond register : San Francisco, Calif., 1883-1890.
BANC MSS 2011/220 v.1
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Shreve & Company diamond register: San Francisco, Calif., 1883-1890
Shreve and Company diamond register
Diamond register, 5500 to 9999, 1 to 3750, G.C.S & Co


Shreve & Company (San Francisco, Calif.), creator


Ledger book with index and numbered entries containing detailed information on diamond jewelry sales. Divided into sections by the form of the jewelry. Entries information includes date acquired, description of the basic stock, making, box, selling price (in code), purchaser name, date purchased, and selling price (in dollars). A table of contents page with page numbers is glued on the front of the first leave. Also includes monthly and yearly total sales. Many entries are accompanied by small detailed drawings of the jewelry sold. Some entries include notable figures in San Francisco Bay Area history such as Levi Strauss, Baron Von Schroeder, Mrs. Claus Spreckels, Mrs. George Hearst, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Stanford, and Mrs. Peder Sather.


1883 (issued)


Bracelets -- Rings -- Ear rings -- Ladies pins -- Buttons --Collar buttons -- Studs -- Lockets & pendants -- Sets-pin and drops -- Necklaces and hair ornaments-combinations -- Scarf pins -- Watches, fobs -- Odd pieces -- Diamonds unmounted -- Diamonds single stones -- Rubies unmounted -- Sapphires unmounted -- Emeralds unmounted -- Pearls unmounted -- Pearls single stones.


Shreve & Company (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Archives
Jewelers -- California -- San Francisco
Diamond jewelry -- California -- San Francisco
Diamond jewelry -- Pictorial works
Jewelry -- California -- San Francisco
Jewelry -- Pictorial works
Precious stones -- California -- San Francisco
Gems -- California -- San Francisco
Diamonds -- California -- San Francisco
Rubies -- California -- San Francisco
Sapphires -- California -- San Francisco
Emeralds -- California -- San Francisco
Pearls -- California -- San Francisco


Includes index.
Opposite pages bear duplicate numbering.
Shreve & Company diamond register : San Francisco, Calif., 1883-1890, BANC MSS 2011/220, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; John Windle; 20110902.
In English.


Account books-Ledgers.

Physical Description:

1 volume (302, 302 p. [4] leaves, 37 x 24 cm)




BANC MSS 2011/220 v.1