.5 linear ft. (1 box) (20 pieces)
Related collections in other repositories: Hawley Merchandise Collection at the Gilpin County Historical Sociaety and Museum in Central City, Colorado.
Open to qualified researchers.
The collection contains photocopies of articles of incorporation, a dissolution notice, photocopies of annual reports, a booklet labeled "#2 Nevada Orders," and a bound daybook (March-July 1880), which contains entries made in 1934 by Bennett E. Seymour, stockholder and secretary- treasurer for 54 years. Both the Daybook, and the Nevada Orders booklet contain entries of customer names, merchandise sold, and cost amounts.
J.B. Hawley Merchandise Company, (MSS #299), Colorado Historical Society, Denver, Colorado.
No part of this collection may be photocopied, reproduced or in any other way published without the expressed written permission of the Curator of Books and Manuscripts, Colorado Historical Society.
The J.B. Hawley Merchandise Company was organized in Central City, Colorado on March 8, 1880 with Henry Hawley as president. Hawley managed the original store, continuously, until his death in 1923. The company was formally dissolved in 1938.
Finding aid available.