Register of the Madison (Harry N.) General Merchandise Ledger & Receipts, 1906-1907

Processed by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
11793 North Micke Grove Road
Lodi, CA 95241
Phone: (209) 463-4119
Fax: (209) 369-2178
Email: dwalker@uop.edu
URL: http://www.sanjoaquinhistory.org/
© 2000
San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum. All rights reserved.

Register of the Madison (Harry N.) General Merchandise Ledger & Receipts, 1906-1907

Collection number: Ms16

San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum



Lodi, California

Contact Information

  • San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
  • 11793 North Micke Grove Road
  • Lodi, CA 95241
  • Phone: (209) 463-4119
  • Fax: (209) 369-2178
  • Email: dwalker@uop.edu
  • URL: http://www.sanjoaquinhistory.org/
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 2000 San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Madison (Harry N.) General Merchandise Ledger & Receipts,
Date (inclusive): 1906-1907
Collection number: Ms16
Creator:
Extent: 0.3 linear ft.
Repository: San Joaquin County Museum.
Lodi, CA 95241
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research by appointment only.

Publication Rights

The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Madison (Harry N.) General Merchandise Ledger & Receipts, Ms16, San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum.

Access Points

personal name

Madison, Harry N.

subject

Merchants - California - Lodi
Account books - California - Lodi
Business records - California - Lodi
Business enterprises - California - Lodi
Receipts - California - Lodi

geographic name

Lodi (Calif.) - History - Sources

Biography

Harry N. Madison, early 20th c. Lodi capitalist and merchant, owned and operated at various times: a general merchandise store on S. Sacramento St. (c1900-1932); a three story concrete business block; the Attwood Building; the first Woolworth store in town (1923); and, the first home of Lodi Printing and Publishing. The Kennedy Library holds Madison's account book for 1906-1907 and scattered receipts for items purchased for the store from local wholesalers. Madison's 300 page ledger contains 218 names including those of Dr. Wilton M. Mason, founder of Lodi's first hospital, the Beckmans, the Durstons and other citizens prominent in the history of Lodi. Local concerns doing business with Madison's store include: the Gravem Inglis Bakery, the Sperry Flour Co. and the Stockton Creamery Co. of Stockton, as well as Valley Fruit Co. and the Hotel Lodi of Lodi.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of a general merchandise account book and sixteen receipts for items purchased for the store from local wholesalers (1906-1907).

CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX ONE: MADISON (HARRY N.) LEDGER & RECEIPTS

 

1.1: Receipts [16]

 

1.2: Accounts lists [pencil on lined paper; 6 l.]

 

1.3: Account Book (1906-1907)