H. HOPFENSITZ & BROS. COLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 22)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

May 2003

 

 

Contents

 

Summary

 

List of Series

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          4.5 linear feet (including 31 bound volumes)

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans, La.

 

Inclusive

dates:                        1913-1968

 

Summary:                Records of a retail jewelry firm founded in 1861 and closed in September 1970.  The collection consists mainly of expense journals, repair and craft records, sales journals, and stock books.

 

Source:                     Gift, 1970

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    H. Hopfensitz & Bros. Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

List of Series

 

 

Series I.  Accounts Payable

 

Series II.  Accounts Receivable

 

Series III.  Advertising

 

Series IV.  Cash/Invoice Record

 

Series V.  Clippings

 

Series VI.  Comparative Income Statement

 

Series VII.  Expense Journals

 

Series VIII.  Gift Records

 

Series IX.  Inventories

 

Series X.  Journal Entries

 

Series XI.  Licenses and Inspection Certificates

 

Series XII.  Miscellaneous

 

Series XIII.  Photographs

 

Series XIV.  Profit/Loss Work Sheet

 

Series XV.  Repair and Craft Record

 

Series XVI.  Sales Journals

 

Series XVII.  Stock Books

 

Series XVIII.  Tax Returns

 

Series XIX.  Working Papers

 

 

 

                                                              Container List

 

 

Series I.  Accounts Payable

 

22-1                Account Payable Record, September 1933 - August 1934.  1 bd. vol.  Note:  included in same volume is a General Ledger, ca. 1934, 1935.

 

 

Series II.  Accounts Receivable

 

22-2                Ledger.

                                    ca. 1925 - 1933.  1 bd. vol.

                                    December 1948 - December 1955.  See Sales Journal, June 15, 1946 - July 31, 1948 (22-28).

 

22-3                Lists (incl. bad debt lists).

                                    October 31, 1919.

                                    December 31, 1927.

                                    December 31, 1929.

 

 

Series III.  Advertising

 

22-4                                Advertising Miscellany (notes, radio contract and scripts, brochures, correspondence), ca. 1948, 1949.

 

 

Series IV.  Cash/Invoice Record

 

22-5                                Cash/Invoice Record, 1919. 1 bd. vol.

 

 

Series V.  Clippings

 

22-6                Clippings, ca. 1950, 1951.

 

 

Series VI.  Comparative Income Statement

 

22-7                Comparative Income Statement, 1925 - 1932.

 

 

Series VII.  Expense Journals

 

                        Expense Journals.  6 bd. vols.

 

22-17                          June 1939 - January 1942.

 

22-18                          February 1942 - June 1944.

 

22-19                          January 1947 - November 1950.

 

22-20                          December 1950 - April 1954.

 

22-21                          May 1954 - April 1957.

 

22-22                          May 1957 - June 1961.

 

 

                        General Ledger, ca. 1934, 1935.  See Accounts Payable Record, September 1933 - August 1934 (22-1).

 

 

Series VIII.  Gift Records

 

22-8                Gift Record, 1915 - 1952 (incl. miscellaneous notes, 1913).  1 bd. vol.

 

 

Series IX.  Inventories

 

                        Inventories.

 

22-9                            December 1927.

 

22-10                          December 1928.

 

22-11                          December 1929.

 

 

Series X.  Journal Entries

 

22-12              Journal Entries (close of year), December 31, 1938.

 

 

Series XI.  Licenses and Inspection Certificates

 

22-13              Licenses and Inspection Certificates, 1929 - 1941.

 

 

Series XII.  Miscellaneous

 

22-14              Miscellaneous Notes (concerning rent, salaries, notes), 1919.

 

 

Series XIII.  Photographs

 

22-15              Photographs, ca. 1950.

 

 

Series XIV.  Profit/Loss Work Sheet

 

22-16              Profit/Loss Work Sheet, December 31, 1942.

 

 

Series XV.  Repair and Craft Record

 

                        Repair and Craft Record.  3 bd. vols.

 

22-23                          September 1945 - December 1947.

 

22-24                          June 1946 - August 1949.

 

22-25                          September 1949 - November 1951.

 

 

Series XVI.  Sales Journals

 

                        Sales Journal.  13 bd. vols.

 

22-26                          January 2, 1932 - June 17, 1933.

 

22-27                          November 1, 1933 - May 31, 1937.

 

22-28                          June 15, 1946 - July 31, 1948.  Note:  included in same volume is an Accounts Receivable Ledger, December 1948-December 1955.

 

22-29                          October 7, 1950 - October 9, 1951.

 

22-30                          October 10, 1951 - October 31, 1952.

 

22-31                          November 1, 1952 - November 16, 1953.

 

22-32                          December 7, 1954 - July 9, 1955.

 

22-33                          July 11, 1955 - July 21, 1956.

 

22-34                          July 23, 1956 - July 17, 1957.

 

22-35                          July 18, 1957 - August 7, 1958.

 

22-36                          October 5, 1959 - February 4, 1961.

 

22-37                          February 6, 1961 - May 24, 1962.

 

22-38                          May 25, 1962 - October 3, 1963.

 

 

Series XVII.  Stock Books

 

                        Stock Book.  5 bd. vols.

 

22-39                          ca. 1934 - 1940.

 

22-40                          ca. 1940 - 1944.

 

22-41                          ca. 1945 - 1950.

 

22-42                          ca. 1954 - 1958.

 

22-43                          ca. 1958 - 1963.

 

 

Series XVIII.  Tax Returns

 

                        Tax Returns (with attachments).  U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

 

22-44                          Annual Information Returns, 1919, 1920.

 

22-45                          Individual Income Tax Returns, 1920.

 

22-46                          Partnership and Personal Service Corporation Income Tax Returns, 1918 - 1920.

 

 

Series XIX.  Working Papers

 

22-47              Working Papers (for financial statement), 1935.

 

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

H. Hopfensitz & Bros.

Hopfensitz, H.

Jewelers—LouisianaNew Orleans