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Register of the Shiman Family Papers, 1859-1921
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Series Description

 

San Lorenzo Store Records

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Box 1: Journals (1860-1875) Box 2: Journals (1876-1900) Box 3: Day Books (1859-1865) Box 4: Day Books (1873-Dec. 1, 1877) Box 5: Day Books (Dec. 2, 1877-Dec. 1, 1881) Box 6: Day Books (Dec. 2, 1881-Jun. 15, 1885) Box 7: Day Books (1888-1901) Box 8: Cash Books (1879-1896) Box 9: Other Business Records (1866-1894)
 

Shiman Family Personal Papers

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Box 1: Johanna J. Shiman Scrapbook; Correspondence; Clippings; Household Records

Container List

 

Series 1: Shiman San Lorenzo Store Records 1859-1901

Box Box 1:

Journals 1860-1875

Folder 1

1860-1863 [includes index]

Folder 2

1869-1871 [do.]

Folder 3

1870-1875 [do.]

Box Box 2:

Journals, 1876-1890

Folder 4

1876-1880 [no index]

Folder 5

1880-1885

Folder 5a

Index to #2

Folder 6

1885-1890 [no index]

Box Box 3:

Day Books, 1859-1865

Folder 1

Jun. 19, 1859-Aug. 15, 1859

Folder 2

Aug. 1, 1860-Aug. 15, 1861

Folder 3

Nov. 11, 1862-Dec. 31, 1863 [scattered dates in 1864 & 1865]

Box Box 4:

Day Books, 1873-Dec. 1, 1877

Folder 4

1873-1875

Folder 5

1876-Dec. 1, 1877

Box Box 5:

Day Books, Dec. 2, 1877-DEC. 1, 1881

Folder 6

Dec. 2, 1877-Aug. 19, 1879

Folder 7

Aug. 20, 1879-Dec. 1, 1881

Box Box 6:

Day Books, Dec. 1, 1881-Jun. 15, 1885

Folder 8

Dec. 1, 1881-Dec. 31, 1883

Folder 9

Jan. 1, 1884-Jun. 15, 1885

Folder Box 7:

Day Books, 1888-1901

Folder 10

1888-Oct. 11, 1889

Folder 11

Oct. 12, 1889-Dec. 31, 1890

Folder 12

1891-1901 [incl. employee payroll for 1901 in back]

Box Box 8:

Cash Books, 1879-1896

Folder 1

Cash Book, Feb. 3, 1879-Aug. 31, 1880

Folder 2

Cash Book, Feb. 5, 1886-Feb. 22, 1888

Folder 3

Cash Book supplement, Aug. 1, 1889-April 30, 1890

Folder 4

Cash Book, Mar. 17, 1890-Mar. 22, 1896

Box Box 9:

Other Business Records, 1866-1894

 

Purchase order book, 1866-1880

 

List of debtor names, 1871-1882

 

Wells Fargo & Co. Express Tariffs Book, 1881

 

"Inventory of stock," Dec. 26, 1888; "Inventory of stock sold to J. Lindsay," 1891 [lacks covers]

 

Misc. [store] Accounts, 1889-1894

 

Misc. Accounts, 1886-1891 [principally mortgage-secured loans to individuals and rent records]

 

Misc. business corresp., 1870s [5 items]

 

Misc. business corresp., 1880s [2 items, 3 l.]

 

Misc. stmts. & rcpts., 1870s [4 items]

 

Misc. stmts. & rcpts., 1880s [3 items]

 

Misc. tax rcpts., 1865-66, 69, 83-84 [9 items]

 

Misc. business licences [tobacco, liquor, etc.], 1885-86 [9 items]

 

Series 2: Shiman Family Personal Papers 1872-1921

Box Box 1:

1872-1921

 

Day Book [San Lorenzo store], Jul. 23, 1862-Jul. 29, 1862; Household expenses of Johanna Juliane Shiman, Oct. 9, 1872- Feb. 17, 1875; One page diary, Mar. 1875; Records of pay for household workers [washing, etc.], 1876 [lacks covers]

 

Cancelled checks written by John L. Shiman, 1887-91; by Johanna Shiman, 1906 [50 items]

 

Bay area business cards [5 items]

 

Johanna J. Shiman corresp., 1901, 1921

 

Johanna J. Shiman scrapbook, c1870-1910 [contains a few family clippings; chiefly news & oddities]

 

Loose scraps formerly laid-in scrapbook

 

Loose clippings formerly laid-in scrapbook

 

Misc. ballots, rcpts., ads, papers [13 items]