Guide to the California business records, 1918-1932 JL023

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Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
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Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
� 1999


Title: California business records,
Identifier/Call Number: JL023
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1918-1932

Scope and Content

Collection includes papers regarding W.L. Comyn and Co. (1927), which deal with determination of the company's financial situation; the California Bank history chart, which lists California banks, the dates of organization, and whether they were liquidated or taken over by a larger institution; H.N. Stronck Co. instructional booklets on examination of banking institutions; and minutes of the Capitol Issues Committee (1918).

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] California business records, JL023, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Provenance

Received by the Jackson Library of Business from various sources. Transferred to Special Collections in 1979.

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.

Access Restrictions

None.

Box 1, Folder 1

W.L. Comyn Company, Inc.

Scope and Contents note

Contains business reports and correspondence re: the re-organization and reformation of the W.L. Comyn Company, 1927-1928.
Box 1, Folder 2

History of mergers, absorptions, and purchases of prominent banks

Physical Description: 8 p. table

Scope and Contents note

Contains long list of banks which were consolidated into Farmers & Merchants, Security 1st National Bank, Bank of America, Citizen's National Bank, California Bank, and Union Bank and Trust Co.
Box 1, Folder 3

Unmarked black, looseleaf notebook from H.N. Stronck Co.

Physical Description: 8 p. table

Scope and Contents note

Contains two publications entitled: Bank Administration, Earning Power Examinations of Banks and Illustrations of the Method of Attack Employed in Conducting "Earning Power Examinations" in Smaller Banks with an index.
Box 1, Folder 4

Bank of Kalamazoo, Earning Power Examination, 1930 Sept. 25

Physical Description: black, looseleaf notebook

Scope and Contents note

Contains report of examination by H.N. Stronck Co., consultants to banks, bankers, and their commercial clients, Chicago.
Box 1, Folder 5

Regular meetings of Capital Issues Committee, 1918 May 20 - 1918 Aug. 22

Physical Description: blue, looseleaf notebook

Biographical/Historical note

Committee met in Washington, D.C. daily. Members to Commitee include: Charles Hamlin, Frederick Delano, John Skelton Williams, Frederick Goff, Henry Flower, John Drum, James Brown.
Box 1, Folder 6

Regular meetings of Capital Issues Committee, Nos. 69-142 included. 1918 Aug. 23 - 1918 Dec. 28

Biographical/Historical note

Committee met in Washington, D.C. daily. Members to Commitee include: Charles Hamlin, Frederick Delano, John Skelton Williams, Frederick Goff, Henry Flower, John Drum, James Brown.
Box 1, Folder 7

Everet, Hosmer, Barney - Adams, W.

Scope and Contents note

Contains prints and text discussing members and genealogy of the Massachusetts families named in the title.
Box 1, Folder 8

White Front, 1932 Mar. 2 - 1932 Nov. 15

Physical Description: Large, blue ledger. "White Front" written faintly on cover. No other identifying marks or words.

Scope and Contents note

Contains entries of figures and tabulations.