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Letters to the banking firm of Hussey, Dahler & Company from Leavenworth, Kansas businesses

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P614

Overview

A collection of seventeen letters written to the banking firm of Hussey, Dahler & Company from Leavenworth, Kansas businesses (primarily those engaged in banking and insurance), 1867-1870.

Dates

  • 1867 - 1870

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

History of Hussey, Dahler & Company

Hussey, Dahler & Company, owned by Warren Hussey and Charles L. Dahler, was a Montana banking firm which opened in 1866. The firm had branches in Virginia City and Helena, Montana, as well as in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dahler became sole owner of the banks in 1872.

Extent

1 folder (17 letters)

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seventeen business letters written from Leavenworth, Kansas between 1867 and 1870 to the Virginia City branch of the banking firm of Hussey, Dahler & Company. The letters, which concern accounts and transactions with the banking firm, are from four Leavenworth banks and insurance companies, as well as from Thomas C. Stevens who from 1857 to 1866 was co-owner, with Kansas Governor Thomas Carney, of Leavenworth's first wholesale house.

Letters are arranged alphabetically by name of company or personal surname, subarranged chronologically.

Physical Location

RH MS P614

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 1996.

Title
Guide to the Hussey, Dahler & Company Collection
Subtitle
Letters to the banking firm of Hussey, Dahler & Company from Leavenworth, Kansas businesses
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2004; revised by skt, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2004; revised by skt, 2010
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/8737201414
Preferred citation
Hussey, Dahler & Company Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P614, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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