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Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 086

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, commercial broadsides and catalogues, legal documents, account books, and photographs, 1877-1928.

The correspondence (over 1,000 letters) reflects Rostel's range of activities and interests. There are also a good many jobbers' and manufacturers' catalogues, often accompanied by correspondence.

Dates

  • 1877-1928

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

Carl Rostel (1850-1928), a German immigrant, worked variously as a barber, saloonkeeper, and land speculator in Central Point, Oregon. He represented many firms anxious to sell notions through an agent and was an eager seller and consumer of patent medicines.

Extent

2 linear feet (4 containers) : 4 manuscript boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Carl Rostel (1850-1928), a German immigrant, worked variously as a barber, saloonkeeper, salesperson, and land speculator in Central Point, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, commercial broadsides, catalogues, legal documents, account books, and photographs.

Arrangement

Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

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.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

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.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Title
Guide to the Carl Gotthilf Berthold Rostel Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Tanya Parlet
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.
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

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