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Adams and Company of California shipping and price lists

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1853 Jan 31

Scope and Contents

The collection includes a single four-page list of items and services offered by Adams and Company of California. The list includes current prices of items and shipping costs for the San Francisco Bay area.

Dates

  • 1853 January 31

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Adams and Company of California was a subsidiary of the Adams Express Company, a shipping and local delivery firm. The California subsidiary was organized in 1850 under the management of Isaiah C. Woods and closed in 1855.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Adams and Company of California was a subsidiary of the Adams Express Company, a shipping and local delivery firm. The collection includes a single four-page list of items and services offered by Adams and Company of California.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Victor Borewell Smith

Related Materials

Other collections relating to the Adams Express Company at Special Collections and University Archives include: Justus Steinberger Papers, A 119).

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Adams and Company of California Shipping and Price Lists
Status
Preliminary Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Jenn Newby
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA