J. Haas Son Company Papers

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J. Haas Son company papers
Creator: J. Haas Son
Call Number: D.477
Dates: circa 1876-1913
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Custodial History
Citation
Content List
Company records
Financial records
Collection Overview
Title: J. Haas Son company papers
Creator: J. Haas Son
Call Number: D.477
Dates: circa 1876-1913
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
John Haas was born in 1821 in Alsace-Lorraine, France and immigrated to the United States, where he subsequently worked as a men's boot and shoe maker. John married Margaret Ernwein (b. 1831) and together they had two children, Alfred John Haas (b. 1857) and Carrie Haas (b. 1866). The J. Haas Son shop was located on the corner of 22 Front St. and Exchange Place in Rochester, New York. After John Haas's death in ca. 1896, his son, Alfred continued the business.

Scope and Content
The J. Haas Son Company Papers includes mortgage and lease papers, customer invoices, business correspondence and account books. The collection's date range spans 1876-1912.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Footwear industry
Account books
Financial records
Correspondence
Haas, John, 1821-approximately 1896
Haas, Alfred John, 1857-
J. Haas Son
Access
The J. Haas Son company papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCustodial History
The provenance of the J. Haas Son Company Papers remains unknown.Citation
[Item title, item date], J. Haas Son company papers, D.477, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Company records
Box 1, Folder 1Printed material and sketch
The file contains John Haas's business card. The file also has a card that Alfred Haas had printed after his father's death in 1895 stating that as John's son, Alfred will continue the business. Lastly, the file contains an invitation to the Stereopticon Exhibition, a sketch is drawn on the invitation and a note is scribbled on the back, possibly in French or German.

Box 1, Folder 5Business correspondence, January 1913
Financial records
Box 1, Folder 2Mortgage and lease papers, 1876-1884
Box 1, Folder 3Inventories and balances, 1878-1894
Box 1, Folder 4Invoices, 1884-1894
Box 1, Folder 6Cash book, 1903
Box 2Account book, July 1878-January 1881
Box 1, Folder 7Account book, 1896-1904
Box 1, Folder 8Account book, 1904-1912
Box 1, Folder 9Account daybook, 1896-1901


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