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Manuscripts by Subject - Business / Commerce - #10836

Title: Springen Auto Company

Dates: 1897-1965

Collection Number: 10836

Quantity: 3 feet

Abstract: Records of a Mayville, ND auto dealership include correspondence with the Ford Motor Company, building specifications, financial journals and ledgers, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera. (3ft)

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Springen Auto Company records from Lee Vinje in November 2001.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

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Box / Folder Inventory

Bound Volumes
Sales Book 1920-1922
Ledger 1921-1924
Sales Book 1921-1922
Sales Book 1922-1940
Account Book 1914-1921
Farmers Lumber Co. Journal 1924-1926
Farmers Lumber Co. Ledger 1919-1926
Scrapbook, ND subjects
Photographs

Box 1:
1 Correspondence 1912
2 Correspondence 1913
3 Correspondence 1914
4 Correspondence 1915
5 Correspondence, Springen Motor Co. Jan.-Feb. 1916
6 Correspondence March-Apr. 1916
7 Correspondence May-June 1916
8 Correspondence July-Sept. 1916
9 Correspondence Oct.-Dec. 1916
10 Correspondence 1917
11 Correspondence, Farmers Lumber Co. 1915, 1920-1926
12 Correspondence, Ray Springen 1946
13 Correspondence, History of Mayville Motor Co. 1979
14 Correspondence, Legal Records Farmers Lumber Co.-Matilda Springen 1919-1932
15 Correspondence, G. A Springen Estate 1924
16 Correspondence, Legal-Account of Estate G. A. Springen- Evidence 1924 
17 Personal Correspondence to Matilda Springen 1919
18 Building Specifications 1910
19 Financial Receipts 1915
20 Orders & Agreements from Dodge Bros. to Springen Auto 1916
21 Financial, Springen Auto, Records of Payments 1936-1945
22 Financial Records, Mayville-Springen Auto 1916-1945
23 Household Inventory of G. A. Springen, Booklet Provided - Insurance/ H. B. Springen, Agent? 1916
24 Financial, K. Springen 1923-1926
25 Financial Records, Foreclosures & Loans 1932-1935
26 Financial Records, Real Estate 1965
27 Financial Records, Tax Receipts 1916, 1928-1956
28 Financial Records Notes
29 Financial Notes, Unidentified
30 Springen Family History
31 Historical Information
32 Genealogical Information-Various Families, Springen, Hans, Helgeson
33 Financial Records, Farmers Lumber Cash Book 1919-1926
34 Financial Records, Springen Auto Receipts 1915

Box 2:
1 Financial Records, Springen & Stenhjem 1910
2 Financial Records, Farmers Lumber - Check Stubs 2v
3 Financial Records, Farmers Lumber Index
4 Springen Auto Account Book A-B 1914-1919
5 Springen Auto Account Book C-F 1914-1919
6 Springen Auto Account Book G-J 1914-1919
7 Springen Auto Account Book K-M 1914-1919
8 Springen Auto Account Book N-W 1914-1919
9 Financial Records, Correspondence Concerning Billing 1915-1920

Box 3:
1 Account Book by Customer Name A-B 1917-1920
2 Account Book by Customer Name C-E 1914-1921
3 Account Book by Customer Name F-I 1914-1920
4 Springen Auto Account Book J-M 1919-1921
5 Springen Auto Account Book N-P 1918-1921
6 Springen Auto Account Book R-S 1920-1921
7 Springen Auto Account Book T-W 1919-1921

Box 4:
1 Ford Garage Journal - Sales Made Feb. 15- Aug. 16, 1913
2 Springen Auto Co. Sales Made 1919-1920
3 Springen Auto Co. Sales Made 1920-1921

Box 5:
1 Springen Auto Co. Account Total Book/Cash Book 1913-1914
2 Farmers Lumber Co. Cash Book 1897-1901
3 Newspaper Clippings re: Mayville & Springen Family
4 Newspaper Clippings, Unknown Newspapers
5 Publications
6 Photographs
7 Ephemera
8 Brochure: Mayville-Portland Schedule of Events & Food Services
9 Mayville-Portland Centennial Calendar
10 Plat Book of North Dakota

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