Register of the Silva (J.S.) & Bros. Grocery (Stockton, Calif.) Account Book, 1890-1896

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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
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San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum. All rights reserved.

Register of the Silva (J.S.) & Bros. Grocery (Stockton, Calif.) Account Book, 1890-1896

Collection number: Ms32

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:
September 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 2000 San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Silva (J.S.) & Bros. Grocery (Stockton, Calif.) Account Book,
Date (inclusive): 1890-1896
Collection number: Ms32
Creator:
Extent: 1 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], Silva (J.S.) & Bros. Grocery (Stockton, Calif.) Account Book, Ms32, San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum.

Access Points

personal name

Silva, J.S.
Brichetto, Paul
Paravagna, Giuseppe
Snow, W.H.

corporate name

Crown Mills (Stockton, Calif.)
Stockton (Calif.) Savings & Loan Society

subject

Grocers - California - Stockton
Account books - California - Stockton
Italian Americans - California - Stockton

geographic name

Stockton (Calif.) - History - Sources

Biography

Joseph S. and Emilio Silva, Genovese immigrants, operated a grocery store at the corner of Main and East (now Wilson Way) streets in Stockton, Calif. between 1890 and 1925.

Scope and Content

In addition to retail transactions, the Silva's 1890s account book records commercial interactions with various local jobbers and wholesalers, including: Paul Brichetto (produce); Crown Mills (flour); the Dairymen's Union; John J. Kelly (drayage); Giuseppe Paravagna (produce); Ravenna & Co. (pasta); Stockton Savings & Loan Society; W.H. Snow (meats) and the E.B. Stowe Creamery.

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