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Series 1:  Unbound catalogs 1851-1981

Physical Description: 16 linear feet
 

Ackerman Nurseries (Nursery stock, Bridgman, Michigan) 1948 Spring

 

Gordon Ainsley (Rare bulbs and plants, Campbell) 1929-1933

 

A. B. Allen & Co. (Instrumentos de agricultura y horticultura, New York) 1851

 

E. T. Allen (Firearms and sportsman's sundries, San Francisco) 1890

 

Allen's Water Gardens (Water lilies and aquatic plants, Los Angeles) undated

 

American Electrical Novelty & Mfg. Co. (Electric novelties, New York) 1900-1901

 

American Flag and Banner Co. (Flags, banners, pennants, San Francisco) undated

 

American Hoist & Derrick Co. (St. Paul) circa 1900

 

American Steel & Wire Co. ("Juniata" horse and mule shoes, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Denver) 1903

 

Ames Harris Neville Co. (Canvas goods, San Francisco, Portland) 1907

 

Ames-Irvin Co. (Gem iceless coolers, San Francisco) undated

 

Andersen's Gift Shops & Wine Cellar (Gift selections, Buellton) circa 1960

 

William Appleby (European nursery plants, San Francisco) 1875

 

Arcade, The (Men's and boys' outfitting, Stockton) undated

 

Ashby Nursery (Roses, fruit trees, shrubs, Berkeley) circa 1915

 

Atmospheric Gas Company (Gas machines, San Francisco) 1872

 

Azevedo Bros. (Jewelry and gifts, San Francisco) circa 1950

 

Badlam Bros. (Gas heating stoves, San Francisco) undated

 

Baird-North Co. (Jewelry and silverware, Providence) 1915

 

Baker & Hamilton (Agricultural goods and hardware, San Francisco, Sacramento, etc.) 1876-1898, 1905

Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Baker & Hamilton (Tents and awnings, San Francisco, Omaha) undated

 

W. F. Barnes Co. (Foot, hand, and steam power machinery, San Francisco) 1884-1885

 

Alfred Bass, Inc. (Camera equipment, San Francisco) 1960-1962

 

Bassick Mfg. Co. (Alemite and alemite-zerk equipment, Los Angeles, San Francisco) 1927

 

Bean Spray Pump Co. (Spraying outfits and pumps, San Jose) circa 1912-1915

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

S. Beer Gold Mill & Extraction Co. (Fine grinding ore reduction machinery, Sacramento) undated

 

Benjamin Electric Mfg. Co. (Sockets, fixtures, reflectors, New York, Chicago, San Francisco) 1915

 

C. L. Best Gas Traction Co. (Farm machinery, San Leandro) 1917

 

Best Manufacturing Company, The (Traction engines and combined harvesters, San Leandro) 1894-1912, undated

Physical Description: 5.0 folders
 

Beverage Industry Price Book (San Francisco) 1953

 

Blickensderfer Manufacturing Co., The (Typewriters, Stamford) 1921

 

Blue Chip Stamp Company (Blue chip redemption gifts, Los Angeles, Richmond) 1966

 

Blum's (Candy and confections, San Francisco) 1961

 

Edward H. Bohlin (Horse riding equipment, Hollywood) 1930

 

Bonham's Feed Store (Garden book, Folsom) 1947 Spring

 

Bonnell Nurseries (Evergreens, shrubs, roses, Renton, Washington) 1946

 

Boone's Inc. (Clothing, San Francisco) undated

 

Bossert Electric Construction Co. (Outlet and switch boxes, Utica) 1902

 

W. F. Bowers & Co. (Mechanical rubber goods, San Francisco) undated

 

Bowers Rubber Co. (Mechanical rubber goods, San Francisco) 1892

 

C. F. Braun & Co. (Auxiliary machinery, San Francisco) 1919

 

Braun Knecht Heiman Co. (Assayers' and chemical laboratory supplies, San Francisco) 1910

 

John Breuner Co. (Furniture and home goods, Sacramento) 1904

 

Breuner's (Furniture, Oakland) 1946

 

J. C. Bringham Co. (Canvas and leather specialties, San Francisco) 1927, undated

 

Brittain & Co. (Sporting goods, San Francisco) 1907

 

Broadway Department Store, The (Clothing and home goods, Los Angeles) 1920

 

Brooks Brothers (Men's and boys' clothing, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1958-1969

 

Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co. (Machinery and tools, Providence) 1900-1905

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Builders' Supply Depot (Mill work and mouldings, San Francsco) circa 1909

 

Built-In-Fixture Company (Ironing boards and cabinets, Berkeley) circa 1915

 

E. D. Bullard Co. (Safety equipment, San Francisco) 1940

 

Burnham-Standeford Company (Portable buildings, Oakland) undated

 

W. Atlee Burpee Co. (Vegetable and flower seeds, Philadelphia) 1946

 

Mrs. Elizabeth E. Burton Lamps and Sconces (Santa Barbara) circa 1910

 

H. M. Butterfield (Dahlias, Berkeley) 1923-1925

 

California Electric Supply Company (Radio apparatus, San Francisco) 1920

 

California Electrical Works (Electrical equipment, San Francisco) 1880, 1901

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

California Nursery Company (Planting guides, trees, garden books, Niles) 1920, 1946-1949

 

California Perfume Co. (Perfume and toiletries, New York, Kansas City, San Francisco, Luzerne) 1912

 

California Pottery Company (Clay products, Oakland, San Francisco, Fresno) 1927

 

California Seed & Bulb Co. (Bulbs, Hollywood) 1946-1947 Fall and Spring

 

California Seed Co. (Seeds, trees, plants, San Francisco) 1913

 

California Stockmen's Supply Co. (Livestock supplies, San Francisco) circa 1958

 

California Wire Cloth Co. (Wire netting and fencing, San Francisco, Oakland) circa 1917

 

California Wire Works (Wire ropes and cables, San Francisco) 1892-1900, undated

Physical Description: 4.0 folders
 

Calkins Company, The (Laboratory supplies for chemists, Los Angeles) undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Campbell Seed Store (Flower seeds, Pasadena) 1946

 

Capwell's (Apparel and home goods, Oakland, Walnut Creek) 1956, 1965, undated

 

Carroll Gardens (Perennials, bulbs, Westminster, Maryland) 1946 Fall, 1947 Spring and Fall

 

Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Tractors, bulldozers, diesel engines, Peoria) circa 1946

 

Centinela Brick-Kiln and Drier Co. (Kilns, Centinela, California) circa 1889

 

R. L. Chacon Chemical Company (Garden pest controls, South Gate) 1950

 

Chase of Oregon (Horticultural products and plants, Eugene) 1946-1948

 

City of Paris (Christmas gifts, San Francisco) 1961, 1962, 1967, 1969

 

Clabrough, Golcher & Co. (Firearms and sporting goods, San Francisco) 1890, 1892-1893, 1902-1904, circa 1905

Physical Description: 4.0 folders
 

John Clark Saddlery Co. (Saddles and harnesses, Portland) undated

 

N. Clark & Sons (Sewer pipes and architectural terra cotta, San Francisco) 1904, 1921

 

Clarkes, The (Herbert F. and Marguerite R. Clarke) (Flower seeds, Clackamas, Oregon) 1946-1947

 

Coast Directory Company (Changeable letter signs, San Francisco) 1955

 

Frank M. Cobbledick Co. (Ball and roller bearings, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1926

 

Conley's Blossom Farm (Bulbs, Eugene) 1946-1947 Fall

 

Conroy & O'Connor (Metals and hardware, San Francisco) undated

 

Coolidge Rare Plant Gardens Inc. (Rare plants, Pasadena) circa 1917

 

Thos. A. Cox & Co. (Flower and vegetable seeds, San Francisco) 1884, 1889

 

Cox Seed & Plant Co. (Flower and vegetable seeds, San Francisco) 1893, 1905

 

Crane Company (Pipe cutting and threading machinery, San Francisco) undated

 

Crane Company (Bathroom fixtures, San Francisco) 1926

 

H. S. Crocker Co., Inc. (Office accessories, San Francisco) circa 1944

 

Crombie Nursery (Roses, Oakland) 1940-1955

 

Crouse-Hinds Company (Condulets, Syracuse) 1906

 

N. Curry & Bro. (Guns, San Francisco) 1965

 

Cyclone Woven Wire Fence Company (Fence weaving machinery and material, Holly, Michigan) 1897

 

Cyprus Incubator Co. (Poultry growers guide, Buffalo) 1912

 

Dahnken (Jewelry and gifts, Salt Lake City) 1955, 1956, 1961, 1964

 

David Manufacturing Co. (Steel files and tools, San Francisco) undated

 

J. W. Davies (Dahlias, San Francisco) 1922-1923

 

W. Davis & Sons (Saddlery and outdoor equipment, San Francisco) 1915, 1918, 1922, undated

Physical Description: 4.0 folders
 

Davis Bros. (Home furnishings and toys, San Francisco) circa 1875

 

Deckelman Bro's. Inc. (Barbers' supplies, San Francisco) circa 1901

 

Lee De Forest, Inc. (Radio telephone and telegraph equipment, San Francisco) circa 1920

 

De Laval Dairy Supply Co. (Viking pumps, San Francisco, Seattle) 1915

 

De Laval Separator Company, The (Oil purifiers, New York, Chicago, San Francisco) circa 1920

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Ed DeMoulin & Bro. (Burlesque and side degree paraphernalia, Greenville, Illinois) circa 1903

 

I. De Turk (Wines, San Francisco) 1909

 

Diamond Match Co., The (Bee keepers' supplies, Chico) 1919

 

J. T. Dickman Co. (Shooting galleries and amusement devices, Los Angeles) 1919

 

Walt Disney (16 mm films) 1965-1966

 

Abner Doble Company (Tools and water wheels, San Francisco) 1901, 1905

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

B. & J. S. Doe (Doors, windows, blinds, San Francisco) 1880, 1896

 

Dolliver & Bro. (Boots and shoe uppers, San Francisco) undated

 

Dover Manufacturing Co., The (Asbestos sad irons, Canal Dover, Ohio) circa 1900

 

Dunham, Carrigan & Co. (Brass goods, San Francisco) 1885

 

Dunham, Carrigan & Hayden Co. (Automobile accessories and tools, San Francisco) circa 1920

 

Dunham, Carrigan & Hayden Co. (Outdoor and sporting equipment, San Francisco) 1912, 1916 Summer

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Dunham, Carrigan & Hayden Co. (Patent Needle Annunciators, San Francisco) undated

 

Emporium, The (Clothing and home furnishings, San Francisco) 1905, circa 1965-1975

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

John H. Esselink (Mineral supplies, Sebastopol) 1940-1941

 

W. T. Falconer Mfg. Co. (Bee supplies, Falconer, New York) 1913

 

Faries Manufacturing Co. (Electric gas & combination fixtures, Decatur) circa 1900

 

Felsing's Rare Carnations (Carnation cuttings, South San Francisco, North Hollywood) 1947

 

Ferry-Morse Seed Co. (Flower and vegetable seeds, Detroit, San Francisco) circa 1942

 

Fillmore Glass and Hardware (Home goods, San Francisco) 1973

 

R. J. Fitzsimons (Autochrom plates, New York) 1908

 

Floravista (A. N Kanouse) (Flowers, Olympia) 1946-1947, 1949

 

Thos. Flynn (Saddles, Pueblo) undated

 

Ford Motor Company (Model T cars, Detroit) 1912

 

Franco-American Tallow and Fertilizing Co., The (Organic and chemical fertilizers, San Francisco) undated

 

Fraser & Chalmers (Ore machinery, Chicago, New York, London, etc.) circa 1885, 1887

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

R. T. Frazier Saddlery (Saddles, Pueblo) 1906, circa 1920

 

W. P. Fuller & Co. (Paint brushes, San Francisco) undated

 

S. C. Gallup Saddlery Co., The (Saddlery, Pueblo) 1896

 

Gantner & Mattern Co. (Knit goods, San Francisco) 1906, 1910

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Gantner & Mattern (Floating bra swim suits, San Francisco) 1938

 

G. S. Garcia (Saddlery, Elko) 1905

 

W. T. Garratt (Bell and iron goods, machine works, San Francisco) 1875, 1883

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

W. T. Garratt & Co. (Iron pipe and fittings, San Francisco) 1896-1897

 

W. T. Garratt & Co. (Pumping and hydraulic machinery, San Francisco) 1876, 1887

 

W. T. Garratt & Co. (Irrigation and reclamation machinery, San Francisco) 1887

 

W. B. Geiser & Co. (Shoes and clothing, San Francisco) 1919 Spring and Summer

 

General Electric Company (Fan motors, Schnectady, New York, etc.) 1903

 

General Electric Company (Refrigerating units, San Francisco) 1937

 

General Electric Company (Wiring devices, San Francisco, etc.) 1919

 

Germain's (Flowers, Los Angeles) 1946-1949

 

F. M. Gilham (Indian baskets, Kelseyville) undated

 

Gladding, McBean & Co. (Architectural terra cotta and clay products, San Francisco, Lincoln) circa 1892, 1915, 1923, 1925, 1928, 1932

Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Goldberg, Bowen & Co. (Groceries, San Francisco) 1896, 1906-1907, 1924

Physical Description: 4.0 folders
 

Goldberg, Staunton Saddlery Co. (Saddlery, Winnemucca) undated

 

Golden Gate Nurseries (Flowers and plants, San Francisco) 1951

 

Goldfarb Seed Store (Flower and vegetable seeds, New York) 1946

 

Goodyear Rubber Company (Mechanical and physicians rubber goods, etc., San Francisco, Portland) 1897, 1898, undated

 

Gormully & Jeffery (Bicycles, Chicago) 1886

 

James Graham Mfg. Co. (Stoves and ranges, San Francisco, Newark) 1913

 

Grallert & Co. (Flowers, Colma) 1895

 

Granger's Business Organizations (Home and office equipment, Sacramento) 1948 Autumn

 

Granville's Jewelers (Jewelry and home goods, San Francisco) 1959

 

Hale Bros. & Co. (Clothing and home goods, San Francisco) 1893, 1905, 1906-1907, 1910

Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Hallawell Seed Co. (Seeds and bulbs, San Francisco) 1945-1948, 1951, 1954

 

A. Hamburger & Sons (Sheet music and music books, Los Angeles) 1916

 

Harbor Supply Company (Engineers and marine supplies, San Francisco) undated

 

Hastings Clothing Co., The (Men's and boys' clothing, San Francisco) 1903, undated

 

Heiser-Keyston (Hermann Heiser Co., The, Keyston Bros.) (Western riding goods, San Francisco, Denver) circa 1945

 

Joshua Hendy Iron Works (Hydraulic giants, San Francisco) 1911

 

Joshua Hendy Machine Works (Boilers and engines, San Francisco) undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Joshua Hendy Machine Works (Mining and milling machinery, San Francisco) 1885

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Joshua Hendy Machine Works (Ore concentrators, San Francisco) 1896

 

C. Herrmann & Co. (Hats and caps, San Francisco) 1880, 1882, 1893

Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

A. L. Hettrich Company (Sea shells and natural history specimens, San Francisco) circa 1880

 

Henry Hilp (Men's and boys' clothing, San Francisco) undated

 

Hinckley & Co. (Iron works, San Francisco) 1869

 

Hirsch and Kaiser (Photo supplies, San Francisco) circa 1905

 

H-K-L (Heiser-Keyston, Keyston Bros., Lichtenberger-Keyston) (Western riding goods, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles) circa 1965

 

Hockwald Chemical Company (Cleaning products, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento) circa 1945

 

Hoffritz (Home goods and gifts, New York) 1974 Winter

 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Fire pots and torches, San Francisco) circa 1907

 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Pumps, San Francisco) 1887-1888

 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Plumbers' Sanitary Apparatus, San Francisco) 1897

 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Stoves and ranges, San Francisco) 1902, 1909-1910

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Tools, machines, and supplies, San Francisco) 1883

 

H. T. Holmes & Co. (Fire tile and gas works supplies, San Francisco) circa 1875

 

H. T. Holmes Lime Company (Santa Cruz and alabaster lime, San Francisco) 1880

 

Holmes, Booth & Haydens (Electric wires and cables, Waterbury, Connecticut) 1897

 

Hooper Dombrink Art Glass Co. (Leaded glass, San Francisco) 1908

 

Horseshoe Hill Workshop (Pottery, Bolinas) 1952

 

Hoskin's Assay Furnaces (Furnaces, Chicago) undated

 

Hotel St. Francis Liquor Shop (Spirits and bar accessories, San Francisco) 1949-1950

 

Incandescent Supply Co. (Electrical supplies and luminants, San Francisco) 1934, undated

 

International Harness Machinery Co. (Harness machinery, Cincinnati) 1912

 

Byron Jackson Machine Works (Centrifugal pumps, San Francisco) circa 1905

 

Jannoch Nurseries (Perennials, Pasadena) undated

 

F. S. Johnson Company (Saddlery hardware, San Francisco) undated

 

J. C. Johnson & Co. (Harnesses and saddlery, San Francisco) 1897

 

Kelly Bros. (Bits and spurs, Dalhart, Texas) circa 1920

 

Chas H. Kewell Co. (Fishing rods, San Francisco) 1917

 

Keyston (Heiser-Keyston, Keyston Bros., Lichtenberger-Keyston) (Western riding goods, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1971, 1973

 

Keyston Bros. (Riding equipment and automobile trimmings, San Francisco) circa 1900, 1922, 1925, 1932, circa 1935, 1939, 1941 1948, 1950

Physical Description: 6.0 folders
 

Kimball-Upson Co. (Sporting goods and automobile supplies, Sacramento) 1913-1914, 1917, 1920

Physical Description: 4.0 folders
 

Kirk, Geary and Co. (Cameras and photographic supplies, Sacramento) circa 1900

 

Robert Kirk, Ltd. (British merchandise, San Francisco) 1964

 

S. Klarenmeyer (Women's and children's wear, San Francisco) undated

 

Koret of California (Women's clothing, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, etc.) 1965 Summer and Fall

 

F. W. Krogh & Co's. (Wind mills, horse powers, pumping machinery, San Francisco) circa 1881

 

Krogh Manufacturing Company (Pumping machinery, San Francisco) 1899-1900

 

F. Lagomarsino & Sons (Seeds, bulbs, plants, Sacramento) 1923, 1946-1947

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Landers Shoe, The (Men's and women's shoes, San Francisco) circa 1900

 

Larson Ladder Co. (Ladders, San Jose) 1929

 

Frank H. Lattin (American birds' eggs and zoological supplies, Gaines, New York) 1885

 

Lavenson's (Shoes, Sacramento) 1901-1902

 

L. L. Lewis & Co. (Stoves, ranges, home furnishings, Sacramento) 1896

 

Liberty House (Women's clothing, cosmetics, home goods, San Francisco) circa 1970-1980

 

Lichtenberger-Ferguson Co. (Saddlery and horse equipment, Los Angeles) 1922, 1958, undated

 

Henry Likly & Co. (Baggage, Rochester, New York) 1909, undated

 

Link-Belt Company (Mechanical equipment, San Francisco) 1936

 

Los Angeles Nursery and Fruit Garden (Childs & Co.) (Fruit trees, Los Angeles) 1872-1873

 

Los Angeles Saddlery & Finding Co. (Horse equipment, Los Angeles) 1908

 

Lotus Co. (Oriental import gifts, San Francisco) circa 1960

 

Luchetti Meat Company (Meats, San Francisco) 1961-1962

 

Luminous Unit Co. (Lighting fixtures, St. Louis, Missouri, etc.) 1915

 

Lumiere Jougla Co. (Autochrom plates and photography equipment, New York) 1911

 

Macy's (Clothing, home goods, gifts, San Francisco) 1960, 1967, 1973-1974, undated

 

I. Magnin & Co. (Clothing and cosmetics, San Francisco) 1961, 1964, 1965, 1976, 1981, undated

 

Joseph Magnin (Clothing, home goods, gifts, San Francisco) circa 1967

 

Main & Winchester (Horse boots, saddlery hardware, San Francisco) 1880, 1889

 

Manhattan Marine and Electric Co. (Boat supplies, New York City) circa 1950

 

E. Mansbach & Co. (Trimmings, laces, etc., San Francisco) circa 1885

 

Manufacturer's Shoe and Supply Company (Clothing and shoes, San Francisco) 1900, 1904

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Marshall-Wells Company (Harness and saddlery equipment, Portland) 1925

 

C. W. Marwedel (Tools, supplies, metals, San Francisco, Oakland) 1888, 1939

 

D. Mason & Sons, Ltd. (Saddlery and leather goods, Birmingham and Walsall, England) 1921

 

William Henry Maule Co. (Flower and vegetable seeds, Philadelphia, Clinton) 1946

 

Byron Mauzy (Musical instruments, San Francisco) circa 1906

 

Maxim Gas Company (Maxim gas machine, San Francisco) 1872

 

Robert Mazaltor & Son, Inc. (Tapestries and needlework, New York, San Francisco) undated

 

McDonnell Nursery (Flowers, shrubs, trees, Oakland) 1946

 

Rod McLellan Co. (Orchids, South San Francisco) 1962-1963

 

F. A. Meana (Harness bits, chaps, bridles, etc., Cheyenne) 1930

 

Thos. Meherin (Trees, seeds, plants, San Francisco) 1886

 

Mendel & Co. (Wardrobe tunks, Cincinnati) undated

 

F. A. Miller & Co. (Rare plants, trees, shrubs, San Francisco) 1879

 

Miller Box Manufacturing Co. (Bee keepers' supplies, Los Angeles) 1919

 

Milliken Gardens (Flowers, Arcadia) 1946-1947

 

Mission Foundry and Stove Works (Fireplace furnishings, San Francisco) circa 1910

 

Mission Pak (California fruits and gifts, Los Angeles) 1957, 1963, 1967, undated

 

Geo. W. Moliere's (Rubber printing stamps, San Francisco) circa 1881

 

Molkenbuhr Bros. (Wholesale gifts, San Francisco) 1960

 

J. L. Mott Iron Works, The (Stable fittings, New York) 1905

 

Nanotuck Silk Co. (Knitting silk, Florence, Massachusetts) 1885

 

Nast, Greenzweig y Ca. (Relojes, diamantes, joyeria y novedades, San Francisco) 1880

 

National Iris Gardens (Irises, Beaverton, Oregon) 1946-1947

 

Navlet's (Flowers and vegetables, Oakland) 1945-1946, 1949

 

Newman and Levinson (Clothing and home goods, San Francisco) 1905

 

Newton's Fireworks Display Co. Ltd. (Fireworks, San Francisco) 1932

 

Niehaus Bros. & Co. (Mill finish and stair work, West Berkeley) 1877

 

North Face, The (Outdoor equipment, Berkeley) 1974-1976

 

Nuccio's Nurseries (Rare camellias and azaleas, Altadena) 1949-1951, 1953

 

Oakland Iron Works (Refrigerating and ice machines, Oakland) 1893

 

Oakland Iron Works (Tutthill water wheels, San Francisco) circa 1904

 

Oakland Poultry Yards (Fowls and eggs, Oakland) 1885

 

J. J. O'Brien & Co. (Clothing and domestic goods, San Francisco) 1889

 

Oriental Jewelry Co. (Imitation diamond jewelry, San Francisco) circa 1900

 

Oriental Mail Order House (Oriental merchandise, San Francisco) 1922

 

Osborn & Alexander (Automatic coal oil steam engines, San Francisco) circa 1890

 

Osborn & Alexander (Henley Monarch roller skates, San Francisco) circa 1884

 

Pacific Bone Coal and Fertilizing Co. (Fertilizers, San Francisco) circa 1900

 

Pacific Brass Foundry (Metal castings, San Francisco) 1948

 

Pacific Coast Rattan Co. (Cane furniture, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles) circa 1905

 

Pacific Electrical Storage Company (Electrical accumlators, San Francisco) circa 1888

 

Pacific Fire Extinguisher Co. (Fire control equipment, Los Angeles) 1936

 

Pacific Iron Works (Water wheels, San Francisco) 1891

 

Pacific Manufacturing Co. (Windmills, San Francisco) circa 1890

 

Pacific Metals Company, Ltd. (Stainless steel products, San Francisco, Los Angeles) circa 1945

 

Pacific Pipe and Supply Company (Pipe bending and coiling, Los Angeles) 1915

 

Pacific Plastics & Mfg. Co., Inc. (Cabinet hardware, Los Angeles) 1952

 

Pacific Pump & Windmill Co. (Windmills, pumps, cylinders, San Francisco) circa 1900

 

Pacific Pump & Windmill Co. (Water tanks, San Francisco) 1903

 

Pacific Rolling Mill Company (Railroad and street railway materials, San Francisco) 1890

 

Pacific States Electric Company (Mazda fixtures and brackets, San Francisco, etc.) 1914, undated

 

Pacific Steel & Wire Co. (Lamb cableway equipment, San Francisco) 1904

 

Painter & Calvert (Pharmaceutical preparations, San Francisco) 1870

 

Paraffine Paint Company (Roofing and preservative paings, San Francisco) 1885

 

Patterson Williams Mfg. Co. (Playground equipment, San Jose) 1941

 

Patterson Williams Mfg. Co. (Playground equipment, San Jose) 1934

 

Theodore Payne (California wild flowers, Los Angeles) 1910, 1916

 

Rex D. Pearce Seedsman (Seeds, plants, bulbs, Moorestown, New Jersey) 1945

 

Peck & Hills Furniture Co. (Furniture, Chicago, etc.) 1915

 

Peerless Boiler and Engine (Steam engines and boilers, San Francisco) 1906

 

Perkins-Campbell Company, The (Whitman saddles and equestrian outfits, Cincinnati) 1923

 

Petaluma Incubator Co. (Incubators and brooders, Petaluma) 1902-1903

 

J. J. Pfister Knitting Co. (Knitted bathing suits, San Francisco) 1892

 

E. C. Pitcher & Co. (Wood millwork and tanks, San Francisco) 1904

 

Plant Rubber & Asbestos Works (Insulating materials and mechanical packings, San Francisco) 1931

 

Pope Manufacturing Co., The (Bicycles, Boston) 1886-1887

 

Wm. Powell Co., The (Steam brass goods, Cincinnati) 1905

 

QRS Company (Hand played music rolls, Chicago) circa 1918

 

Ransohoffs (Women's clothing and home goods, San Francisco, Sacramento, Fresno) circa 1976

 

Ransom and Randolph Company, The (Dental cabinets and specialties, Toledo) circa 1897

 

Raphael's Inc. (Men's and boys' clothing, San Francisco) 1901-1902

 

John Reid & Son (Men's clothing, San Francisco) 1919-1920

 

Reno Saddlery Co. (Reno) undated

 

Rich & Sons Nursery (Flowers, plants, trees, Hillsboro, Oregon) 1947-1948, undated

 

John Roach (Civil engineer and surveyor instruments, San Francisco) circa 1855

 

Walter J. Robertson (Mining supplies, Stockton) circa 1955

 

J. Rock's Nurseries (Fruit and ornamental trees, San Jose) 1882, 1886

 

John A. Roebling's & Sons Co. (Wire rope and wire rope fittings, San Francisco, Trenton) 1896, 1915

 

Rome Company (Beds, mattresses, studio couches) undated

 

A. Rothe (Theatrical wigs, Boston) 1909

 

Round California Chain Corp., Ltd (Commercial chains, South San Francisco) 1940

 

Lester Rowntree & Co. (California wild flower seeds, Carmel) undated

 

Russell Gardens (Daylilies, Spring, Texas) 1946-1947

 

Sadler & Co. (Holiday and home goods, etc., San Francisco) 1884, 1905, 1912

Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Safe-Cabinet Company, The (File cabinets, Marietta) 1911

 

St. Francis Importation Co. (Wines and liquors, San Francisco) undated

 

San Francisco Planing Mill Owners' Association (Millwork and mouldings, San Francisco) 1922

 

Santa Rosa Nurseries (Santa Rosa) undated

 

Santa Rosa Shoe Co., Inc. (Shoes and boots, Santa Rosa) 1959

 

Schlage Lock Company (Locks and latches, San Francisco) 1950

 

Max Schling Seedsmen, Inc. (Flower and vegetable seeds, New York) 1930, 1945

 

Jessie L. Seal (Dahlias, San Francisco) 1922

 

Sears Roebuck and Co. (Clothing, home goods, automotive supplies, Seattle) 1922, 1924

 

Paul Seiler Electrical Works (Electrical apparatus, San Francisco) 1900

 

E. J. Shattuck Co. (Printing and lithographic inks, San Francisco) circa 1900

 

Shattuck Hardware (Gifts and cooking supplies, Berkeley) 1956

 

Sherman, Clay & Co. (Musical merchandise, San Francisco) 1922-1923

 

Sherwood Hall Nurseries (Plants and flower seeds, Menlo Park) 1892

 

Shreve & Company (Jewelry, San Francisco) 1945

 

Silverwoods (Christmas gifts, Los Angeles, etc.) 1959

 

Skinner, Hirsch, Kaye (Cameras and photography supplies, San Francisco) 1958

 

F. F. Smith & Co., Inc. (Flower and vegetable seeds, Sacramento) 1941, 1942

 

Smith-Worthington Co., The (Harnesses and saddles, New York, Hartford, Connecticut) 1922

 

Smoot-Holman Company (Enameled kitchen ware, Inglewood) undated

 

A. G. Spalding & Bros. (Athletic goods, San Francisco) 1911

 

Spiro Co., The (Outdoor and sporting goods, San Francisco) 1922

 

Standard Felt Company (Slippers and feltware, West Alhambra) undated

 

Standard Sanitary Mfg. Co. (Porcelain enamel fixtures, Pittsburgh) 1905-1906

 

Stark Bro's Nurseries (Landscape planting guide and plants, Louisiana, Missouri) 1944, undated

 

Starr Brothers Bell Co., The (Engine and door bells, East Hampton) 1902

 

Fred M. Stern (Western riding equipment, San Jose) undated

 

Stern's (Western riding equipment, San Jose) 1939

 

George S. Stewart Company, The (Burntwork furniture, Norwalk) undated

 

L. D. Stone & Co. (Cowboy supplies and saddlery, San Francisco) undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Stover Mfg. Company (Windmills, Freeport) undated

 

Straub Mfg. Co. (Mining machinery, Freeport) 1944

 

Levi Strauss & Co. (Clothing and domestic goods, San Francisco) 1900, 1912

 

Strobel & Co. (Antique mouldings, Cincinnati) 1887

 

W. R. Strong & Co. (Seeds, trees, etc., Sacramento) 1887-1888

 

Studebaker Bros. Mfg. Co. (Carriages and wagons, San Francisco) 1886

 

Stumpp & Walter Co. (Bulbs, New York) 1945

 

Edmund D. Sturtevant (Water lilies and aquatic plants, Hollywood) 1907

 

Sun Tent and Awning Co. (Cotton duck, tents, burlap, San Francisco) 1917

 

Sunset Seed and Plant Co. (Seeds, garden supplies, San Francisco, Menlo Park) 1894, 1897

 

Talbert-Whitmore Company (Los Angeles) undated

 

Taylor Hardware (Tools and home goods, San Francisco) circa 1963

 

Technical Glass Co., Inc. (Glassware, Los Angeles, New York) undated

 

Television-Radio Supply Co. (Electronic parts and equipment, San Francisco) 1952

 

Tennyson Nursery Co. (Flowers and plants, Oakland) 1927

 

Tiffany & Co. (Jewelry and gifts, San Francisco) 1964

 

Truman, Hooker & Co. (Buggies and carriages, San Francisco, Fresno) undated

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

R. J. Trumbull & Co.'s (Trees, shrubs, plants, San Francisco) 1879, 1884, 1886

 

Tubbs Cordage Company (Rope and twine, San Francisco) 1911, circa 1913, 1915, undated

 

Tungstolier Company, The (Folding lighting units, Cleveland) 1909

 

Tuttle & Clark (Horse goods, Detroit) 1922

 

A. A. Van Voorhies & Co. (Harnesses and saddles, Sacramento) undated

 

Van Voorhies Phinney Co., The (Footware, clothing, and saddlery, Sacramento) 1920, 1922, 1928, 1929, 1938, 1940, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 folders
 

Vetterle & Reinelt (Flowers and plants, Capitola) 1946, 1948, 1954, 1967

 

Sevin Vincent & Co. (Seeds and plants, San Francisco) 1884

 

Visalia Stock Saddle Co. (Saddles, San Francisco) undated

 

Walsh's Mail Order House (Clothing and home goods, San Francisco) circa 1905

 

Waltz Gardens (Fuchsias, Ross) 1961

 

Montgomery Ward & Co. (Clothing and home goods, Chicago, etc.) 1915

 

Montgomery Ward & Co. (Wallpaper) 1947

 

Warner Iris Gardens (Irises, Grandview, Washington) 1947, undated

 

Warren & Son's Garden and Nurseries (Fruit and ornamental trees, Sacramento) 1853-1854

 

Washburn & Moen M'f'g. Co. (Clock and motor springs, Worcester) 1896

 

Washington Iron Works (Logging equipment, Seattle) 1921

 

Wayside Gardens (Flowers and shrubs, Mentor, Ohio) 1945, undated

 

C. F. Weber & Company (School equipment and supplies, San Francisco, etc.) 1930

 

Weber Show Case & Fixture Co. (Display cases, Los Angeles) 1909

 

Weinstock, Lubin and Company (Clothing and home goods, Sacramento) 1905, 1913-1914, 1917-1918

 

Welford Ranch (Aberdeen-Angus cattle, San Leandro) 1946

 

Wellman, Peck & Co. (Coffee and grocery specialties, Oakland) 1936

 

Western Blind & Screen Co. (Venetian blinds and door screens, Los Angeles, Pasadena) undated

 

Western Builders' Supply Co. (Ornamental wood mouldings, San Francisco) 1911, 1927

 

Western Light & Fixture Co., Inc. (Gas lamps and mantles, Los Angeles) undated

 

Western Pipe & Steel Co. of California (Steel vessels and tanks, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1919-1920, 1944

Physical Description: 2.0 folders
 

Weule Nautical Instruments (San Francisco) circa 1907

 

White House, The (Clothing and home goods, San Francisco) 1961, undated

 

White, Rogers & Co. (Ore concentrators, San Francisco) circa 1897-1898

 

Wiley & Russell Mfg. Co. (Machinery and tools, San Francisco) undated

 

Andrew Wilkie Co. (Moulding and mill work, San Francisco) 1904

 

Will & Finck (Gambler's cheating equipment, San Francisco) 1896

 

Will & Finck Co. (Home goods and toys, San Francisco) undated

 

Wilshire Gardens (Flowering bulbs, Hoquiam, Washington) 1946

 

Wilson & Bro. (Doors, windows, blinds, San Francisco) 1895

 

Winchester Repeating Arms Co. (Guns and ammunition, New Haven) 1922

 

G. E. Witt Co., Inc. (Oil burning equipment, San Francisco) 1918

 

F. W. Woolworth (Clothing and home goods, San Francisco) 1956

 

Series 2:  Bound catalogs 1871-1976

Physical Description: 19 linear feet
 

Allis-Chalmers Company (Saw mill machinery and supplies, Milwaukee, Chicago, etc.) 1902

 

Alvord Reamer & Tool Co. (Drills, reamers, and milling cutters, Millersburg, Pennsylvania) 1922

 

Baker & Hamilton (Hardware and agricultural implements, Sacramento, San Francisco) circa 1879-1883, circa 1950-1956, undated

Physical Description: 7.0 volumes
 

Baker, Hamilton & Pacific Company (General hardware, San Francisco) 1937, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Benicia Agricultural Works (Agricultural implements, Benicia) 1888

 

Berger and Carter Company (Fruit and vegetable canning supplies, San Francisco) 1917

 

Berger and Carter Company (Machine shop tools, San Francisco) 1918

 

Best's Blocks, Inc. (Concrete masonry blocks, Union City) circa 1966

 

F. W. Braun & Company (Druggists' sundries, Los Angeles) 1903

 

J. G. Brill Company, The (City and interurban cars, Philadelphia) 1910

 

Brittan, Holbrook & Co. (Tinners' machines and house furnishing goods, San Francisco) 1871

 

California Door Company, The (Doors, sash, blinds, San Francisco) 1910, 1915, 1923

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

California Hardware Company (General hardware and aviation supplies, Los Angeles) 1950

 

California Mill Co. (Mill work, San Francisco) 1904

 

California Powder Works (Gunpowder, Santa Cruz) undated

 

California Saw Works (Saws and supplies, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle) 1900, 1903, 1924

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Cane Building Supply Co. (Building supplies, Los Angeles) 1924

 

Walter R. Carr Co. (Tools and shop supplies, San Francisco) 1957

 

Cincinnati Milling Machine Co. (Cutter and tool grinder, Cincinnati) 1922

 

Clabrough, Golcher & Co. (Guns, ammunition, bicycles, San Francisco) 1892-1893

 

Justinian Claire Company (Assayers' materials and supplies, San Francisco) 1889, 1896, circa 1911, 1924

Physical Description: 4.0 volumes
 

Cleveland Twist Drill Co., The (High speed tools, Cleveland) 1946

 

Columbia Steel Company (Rolled steel products, San Francisco) 1935

 

Compressed Air and General Machinery Company (Machinery, San Francisco) circa 1912

 

Crane Co. (Lavatories, San Francisco) 1912

 

Crane Company (Plumbing supplies, Chicago) 1898

 

Crouse-Hinds Company (Condulets, Syracuse) 1914

 

Dalziel-Moller Co. (Plumbing supplies and fixtures, San Francisco) 1915

 

Davis Emergency Equipment Co., Inc. (First aid supplies, Newark, Buffalo, New York, Chicago, Houston) 1941

 

Thomas Day & Co. (Brass and iron goods, San Francisco) 1885

 

Thomas Day Company (Combination fixtures, San Francisco) undated

 

Dow Steam Pump Works (Pumping and hydraulic machinery, San Francisco) 1895

 

Ducommun Metals & Supplies Co. (Tools and welding equipment) 1947

 

Dunham, Carrigan & Hayden Co. (Hardware and tools, San Francisco) 1888, 1903, 1909, undated

Physical Description: 6.0 volumes
 

Dunham, Carrigan & Hayden Co. (Electrical supplies, San Francisco) undated

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

James W. Edwards (Dental instruments and materials, San Francisco) circa 1885

 

Electric Appliance Company (Electric light, railway, telephone supplies, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, New Orleans) 1924

 

Electric, Railway & Manufacturers Supply Co. (Electrical merchandise, San Francisco) undated

 

Feigenbaum & Co. (Fancy goods, San Francisco) circa 1885

 

J. H. A. Folkers & Brother (Dental goods, San Francisco) 1878

 

W. P. Fuller & Co. (Paints and brushes, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland) 1905, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Garehime & Boone (Builders' hardware, San Francisco) 1950

 

General Electric Company (Electrical specialties, Schenectady) 1904, 1912

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

General Electric Supply Corporation (Electrical supplies and apparatus) undated

 

General Machinery and Supply Company (Construction equipment, San Francisco) 1948

 

Gilmore Steel and Supply Co. (Tools and industrial supplies, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland) 1949

 

Gladding, McBean & Co. (Architectural ceramics, Lincoln) circa 1902, 1962-1970

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. (Gas and electric lighting glassware, Brooklyn, New York, Chicago, San Francisco) undated

 

A. J. Glesener Co., Inc., The (Industrial supplies, San Francisco) 1930, 1957

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Harper & Reynolds Corporation (General hardware, Los Angeles) 1953

 

William Hatteroth (Hospital supplies, San Francisco) 1895

 

Haviside Company (Ship chandlery, San Francisco) undated

 

Hawley Bros. Hardware Co. (Hardware and agricultural implements, San Francisco) 1884

 

C. J. Hendry Co. (Marine supplies, San Francisco, San Pedro, San Diego) 1945

 

Heyman Company, Inc., The (Household hardware, San Francisco) undated

 

Heyman-Weil Company, The (Household hardware, San Francisco) 1926, 1932

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Hoffman Hardware Company (General and builders' hardware, Los Angeles) undated

 

Holabird-Reynolds Companies (Electrical supplies, San Francisco) 1911

 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Automotive equipment, San Francisco) undated

 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Household supplies and hardware, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1911, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Plumbing fixtures and supplies, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1897, 1910, 1914-1915, 1925

Physical Description: 4.0 volumes
 

Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson (Stoves and ranges, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1915-1916, 1922

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Howard Supply Company (Industrial supplies, Los Angeles) undated

 

Huntington, Hopkins & Co. (Hardware, San Francisco, Sacramento) 1879, 1884

 

Hulse-Bradford Co. (Drapery and upholstery goods, San Francisco) undated

 

Johnson & Joseph Co. (Marine hardware and boat supplies, San Francisco) 1936, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

F. S. Johnson Company (Saddlery, San Francisco) undated

 

Keuffel & Esser Co. (Drawing materials and surveying instruments, New York) 1928

 

Kny-Scheerer Company (Surgical instruments, New York) 1904

 

Langley & Michaels Co. (Pharmaceutical supplies, San Francisco) 1897

 

A. Lietz Company, The (Drawing materials and surveying instruments, San Francisco) 1899, 1914-1915, 1919

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Louden Machinery Company, The (Barn and hog house equipment, Fairfield, Iowa) 1923

 

J. F. Lucey Co. (Gas and mining supplies, Los Angeles 1910

 

Marshall-Newell Supply Co. (Hardware and supplies, San Francisco) 1914, 1921, 1957

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

C. W. Marwedel (Tools, metals, equipment, San Francisco) 1922, 1939, 1953

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Masonry Industry of California (Masonry design manual, San Francisco) 1969

 

B. F. McDonald Company (Safety equipment, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston) circa 1942

 

McIntosh Battery and Optical Co. (Batteries and electro-therapeutical appliances, Chicago) 1897, 1906

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Meese & Gottfried Company (Machinery, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland) 1916, 1922

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Miller, Sloss & Scott (General hardware, San Francisco) circa 1898

 

Miller & Stern Supply Co. (Industrial, automotive, machine shop supplies, San Francisco) 1946

 

Newman & Levinson (Clothing and decorative art supplies, San Francisco) 1885

 

Nordman Bros. Company (Jewelers' tools and materials, San Francisco) 1911

 

Pacific Hardware & Steel Company (General hardware, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland) undated

 

Pacific Iron Works (Machinery, San Francisco) 1867

 

Pacific Manufacturing Co. (Sash and doors, Santa Clara) 1923

 

Pacific Metals Company, Ltd. (Metals and special products, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Phoenix) undated

 

Pacific Mill and Mine Supply Co. (Mechanical supplies and rubber goods, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland) 1917, 1931

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Pacific Rolling Mill Company (Railroad and merchant iron, San Francisco) 1885

 

Pacific States Electric Company (Electrical supplies, San Francisco) 1911, 1919, 1921, 1926, 1929

Physical Description: 5.0 volumes
 

Pacific Tank & Pipe Co. (Wood-stave pipes, San Francisco) 1921

 

Progressive Planing Mill Co. (Mill and cabinet work, San Francisco) 1904

 

Redington & Co. (Druggists' sundries, San Francisco) 1891

 

Reid Bros., Inc. (Hospital supplies, San Francisco) 1924

 

Republic Supply Company (Industrial supplies, Los Angeles, San Leandro) 1952

 

John A. Roebling's Sons Company (Wire, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland) 1922

 

J. Roylance Brass Works, The (Brass goods, San Francisco) 1893

 

J. C. Sala (Surveyors' instruments, San Francisco) 1889-1899

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Schlage Lock Company (Building locks, San Francisco) 1936

 

Sears, Roebuck and Co. (General merchandise and apparel, Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles) 1915, 1927, 1970

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Seller Bros. & Co. (Hardware and house furnishings, San Francisco) undated

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Sloss & Brittain (Mechanics' hand tools, San Francisco) 1939

 

Taber-Bigelow Co. Inc. (Machine tools and supplies, San Francisco) 1911

 

George H. Tay Company (Steam, gas, water fitter supplies, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle) 1905

 

George H. Tay Company (Plumbing fixtures, hardware, San Francisco) 1899

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Tay-Holbrook Inc. (Tools and machinery, San Francisco) 1931

 

Thomson-Diggs Co., The (Mechanics' goods, and hardware, Sacramento) 1906, 1918, 1943

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Travers Surgical Co. (Surgical instruments, San Francisco) 1929

 

R. J. Trumbull & Co. (Seeds, trees, plants, San Francisco) 1885

 

Union Hardware & Metal Co. (Hardware and metals, Los Angeles) 1953

 

Union Iron Works (Engines, boilers, and hydraulic machinery, San Francisco) 1896

 

Walworth Company (Valves and pipe fittings, New York) 1957

 

Warren & Baily Company (Mine, mill and industrial supplies, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fresno) 1937

 

Waterhouse & Lester (Lumber and hardware, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Portland) undated

 

Waterhouse & Lester Co. (Automotive equipment and shop supplies, San Francisco, Los Angeles) 1924

 

Weeks-Howe-Emerson Co. (Marine supplies and boat equipment, San Francisco) 1942, 1976, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Weinstock-Nichols Co. (Automobile accessories, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles) circa 1912-1913

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
 

Western Casket Company (Caskets, Oakland) undated

 

Western Electric Company (Electrical supplies and fixtures, San Francisco) 1900-1902

Physical Description: 3.0 volumes
 

Woodwork Institute of California (Millwork, Fresno) 1962

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