Merchants - New Mexico
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 252
Scope and Content This collection consists mainly of business records of the Spitz Jewelry Store, Santa Fe, NM. The business was founded in 1881 and closed in 1974. The business was started by Solomon Spitz and carried on by his son, Bernard. Initially the business involved manufacture, importation, and sale of jewelry. There is a significant collection of letters from the Fred Harvey company ordering jewelry (1905 - 1921). The family was also involved in financial and real estate ventures throughout the state....
Scope and Content The bulk of the William Jackson Parish collection is made up of research material for Parish's Harvard dissertation and 1961 Harvard University Press publication, The Charles Ilfeld Company: A Study of the Rise and Decline of Mercantile Capitalism in New Mexico. This material consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, business reports, an editor's copy of The Charles Ilfeld Company..., as well as the bound dissertation....
Dates: 1700-1964; Majority of material found in 1945-1963