Register of the Sampson (W.F.) Papers, 1920-1941

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Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Sampson (W.F.) Papers, 1920-1941

Collection number: Mss121

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
April 4, 1994
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sampson (W.F.) Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1920-1941
Collection number: Mss121
Creator:
Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sampson (W.F.) Papers, Mss121, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Biography

W.F. Sampson was an Oakland, Calif. capitalist and executive of the Bay Transport Co., San Francisco (1934-1941). Little else is known of him, save that he owned a Packard automobile and was interested in the stock market.

Scope and Content

Sampson's papers include investment information on hedging in sugar futures(1920-1932) and automobile purchase contracts and insurance forms (1927; 1937-1940).

CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: W.F. SAMPSON PAPERS

 

1.1: HEDGING IN SUGAR--PERIDIODICAL ARTICLES & NOTES

 

-Benjamin Graham. "The Art of Hedging," The Magazine of Wall Street (2-7-20). [2 l.]

 

-"The Art of Hedging," Business Digest & Investment Weekly, n.d. [c1920] [2 l.]

 

-A.A. Houseman-Gwathmey & Co., NYC to A.M. Lester, California Packing Co., 1-20-26. [re sugar futures; typescript, 6 l.]

 

-"Hedging in Sugar," 1-25-26 [typescript, 2 l.]

 

-Do., n.d. [do.]

 

-Lamborn & Co., NYC. Sugar Futures Dept. Sugar Futures, 1926. [3 l.]

 

-G.C. Selden. Profit Possibilities of Hedging, n.d. [c1926]

 

-unidentif. fragment, publ. article on Russian competition in hedging, Oct. 1930.

 

-L.R. Campiglia to A.M. Duperu, 8-1-32 [on raw sugar hedging on the exchange; 4 l.]

 

-Babson's Statistical Organization, Babson Park, Mass. The Futures Markets and Hedging, n.d. [6 l.]

 

-"Answers to inquiries: Hedging," source unident., n.d. [photocopy]

 

1.2: HEDGING IN SUGAR--PAMPHLETS

 

-B.W. Dyer. About Sugar Buying for Jobbers, 1921.

 

-Lamborn & Co. Modern Methods of Marketing Cuban Raw Sugar, 1923.

 

-Do. Modern Methods of Marketing Louisiana Sugar, 1923.

 

-Lamborn, Hutchings & Co. The ABC of Trading in the Sugar Market,1924.

 

-Lamborn & Co. Sugar Hedging for Wholesalers, n.d. [c1924]

 

-Lamborn & Co. Sugar Futures, 1924.

 

-Post & Flagg. Trading in Sugar Futures, n.d. [c1926]

 

1.3: 1927 CHEVROLET CAR PURCHASE PAPERS

 

-Harold D. Knudsen, Oakland. Report of Sale by Registered Dealer.

 

-Do. Sales recpt., 8-12-27.

 

1.4: 1937 PACKARD CAR PURCHASE & INSURANCE PAPERS

 

-Notes on Packard financing costs, n.d. [1937?] [pencil; 3 l.]

 

-Calculations of interest & principal pmts. for each of 24 pmts. [2 l.; pencil on legal size, yellow lined paper]

 

-American Trust Co., SF. Bank Credit for the Automobile Buyer, n.d. [c1937]

 

-Earle C. Anthony, Inc., Oakland. Conditional Sale Contract, 1937 [incl. carbon copy]

 

-Earle C. Anthony, Inc., Oakland. New Car Order, 6-30-37

 

-American Trust Co., SF. Pmt. coupon book, 1937

 

-H.A. Tulin, Asst. Mgr., Monthly Pmt. Dept., American Trust Co. to W.F. Sampson, Bay Transport Co., 4-30-38 [reports interest on each pmt. of auto loan]

 

-Grant-Birkholm & Co., Inc., Insurance Brokers, SF to American Trust Co., 4-26-38 [cover letter for insurance policy on W.F. Sampson's Packard for 1938]

 

-Federal Insurance Co. Automobile Certificate of Insurance, 1939

 

-General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corp. Loss Payable Clause, 1939

 

-W.F. Sampson to American Trust Co., 6-29-39 [cover letter w/ final pmt.]