Charles Dall papers
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Charles Dall papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Dall, Charles, 1849-1899.
Title: Charles Dall papers
Dates: 1874-1899
Extent: 0.45 cubic feet (15 folders)
Identification: MS 0197

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Dall (1849-1899), a native of Denmark, was manager of the Savannah office of Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association from 1896 to his death in 1899. Before coming to Savannah he operated a beer parlor and garden in New Laredo, Mexico and in Laredo, Texas, where he was associated with the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains business and family letters, 1895-1899, accounts, photographs, and advertisements. The letters from his family in Germany are in German, those from Mexico and many from Texas are in Spanish. The accounts are personal and business, 1874-1895, and business and advertising cards (some from Savannah), and leaflets, receipts, and inventory of equipment in Dall's beer parlor and garden in New Laredo, photographs, a pamphlet on capital and labor (1874) and a travel guide to Italy (1894-1895).


Index Terms

Accounts.
Advertisements.
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association.
Bars (Drinking establishments)
Beer.
Dall, Charles, 1849-1899.
Laredo (Tex.)
Letters (correspondence)
Nuevo Laredo (Mexico)
Pamphlets.
Photographs.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Charles Dall papers, MS 197, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ordinary of Chatham County, 1958.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

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11-22Correspondence, 1895 July-1896 March
 

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223-43Correspondence, 1896 April-May
 

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344-75Correspondence, 1896 June-July
 

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476-102Correspondence, 1896 August-September
 

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5103-128Correspondence, 1896 October-December
 

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6129-154Correspondence, 1897 January-June
 

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7155-182Correspondence, 1897 July-December
 

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8183-204Correspondence, 1898 January-May
 

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9205-229Correspondence, 1898 June-December
 

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10230-2451899 and undated
 

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11246-270Accounts, etc., 1874-1899
Personal and business account book, 1874-1876; bank book, Milmo National Bank, Laredo, Texas, 1881-1895; account with Manuel Rodriguez, 1893-1894; miscellaneous accounts, 1894-1896; receipts, 1898-1899; inventory of bar fixtures in the establishment of Charles Dall, New Laredo, Mexico, January 185; includes lunch counter, garden outfit, bottling outfit, Ten Pin Alley, stable outfit, billiard room, ladies' parlor, 4 p.; recipes for metal and furniture polish; samples of Dall's stationery.
 

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12271-298Business cards and advertising cards, Savannah
 

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13300-343Business cards and advertising cards and leaflets, other cities
 

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14344-354Photographs, most unidentified
 

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15355-357Pamphlets, etc.
The Great Approaching Conflict, Between Capital and Labor, Throughout the World, by R.R. Jackaway (1874); Artistic and Archeological Trip in Italy, Tunis and Utica, by Louis Bruni, Laredo, Texas, Winter 1894-1895; passenger list of the "Patria," January 26, 1896.