Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, loan agreements, financial statements, and other printed materials, relating to Zander and the clothing trade
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Papers of George M. Epstein, a Kenosha, Wis., businessman, civic leader, local historian, and owner of the Bell Clothing House (1937-1974). The collection mainly covers the years 1932-1973 and includes correspondence about the business and about the many organizations and interests in which Epstein participated, such as the National Association of Retail Clothiers and Furnishers, the U.S. Trade Mission to Belgium (1963), and the Wisconsin Trade Mission to Europe (1964). The collection also includes his student papers from his days at the University of Wisconsin; nine scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, photos, and mementos mainly documenting his business and civic functions; miscellaneous items such as advertising flyers from Bell Clothing House; and photographs.
Harvard University - Baker Library
Photographs, ephemera, brochures and artwork collected and prepared by J. Ullman Stewart, director of display department at Kahn's Department Store of Oakland, California, 1926-1954.
University of Washington
Photographs of Louis I. Hoffman family, his clothing stores in New York and Seattle, and other Hoffman family members
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Collection documents the manufacture of both freshwater pearl and plastic buttons in Muscatine, Iowa, including at least 12 different companies from primarily 1925 to the 1960s.
New York Public Library
William K. Miller correspondence includes letters from Miller to his wife, Samantha, primarily dated at San Francisco, 1849-1850; these letters relate to his experiences there in the roofing business, and later in the clothing trade; his personal discouragements and ill health; fires in the city; and other matters. Also included are two letters from Spencer Beman to William K. Miller in San Francisco, sent from Brooklyn on September 20, 1849 and from New York on December 13, 1849
New York Public Library
William K. Miller correspondence includes letters from Miller to his wife, Samantha, primarily dated at San Francisco, 1849-1850; these letters relate to his experiences there in the roofing business, and later in the clothing trade; his personal discouragements and ill health; fires in the city; and other matters. Also included are two letters from Spencer Beman to William K. Miller in San Francisco, sent from Brooklyn on September 20, 1849 and from New York on December 13, 1849
New York Public Library
Harry Rockafellar (1840-1875) was an American merchant, Civil War veteran, and commanding Colonel of the 71st Regiment, New York State National Guard, from 1869 to 1872. Harry Rockafellar was the son of Mary M. and Asa J. Rockafellar of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He resided in New York City prior to the Civil War, and enlisted in the 71st N.Y.N.G. at its outbreak, serving in Company F. Rockafellar was severely wounded at the battle of First Manassas, resulting in the amputation of his left arm and capture by the Confederates. He spent several months in Liggon's Tobacco Warehouse, a hospital and prison in Richmond, Virginia. He served in other units after his exchange, notably as a Captain in the U.S. Army Invalid Corps (Veteran Reserve Corps). After the war, Rockafellar worked in New York City as an importer and commission merchant in the clothing trade. He maintained his connection with the 71st N.Y.N.G., serving as commanding Colonel of the regiment from 1869-1872. He married Jenny ... Read More
Gustavus Adolphus College - Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
The Book Mark Collection consists of records and a pricing machine created and used by staff in the Gustavus Adolphus College bookstore, The Book Mark. This holding contains the history of the bookstore, including correspondence that lead to the writing of a history of the store for the National Association of College Stores (NACS). Additionally, the collection has the bookstore's course lists from fall semester 1970 through Spring semester 1981. There are various advertisements promoting merchandise (clothing, trade books, etc.) within the store. Advertisements are not dated but appear to be from the same time period as the course lists