Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo

A Guide to the John R. Stricker Financial Records, 1903-1907



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stricker, John R., 1868-1941
Title: John R. Stricker Financial Records
Dates: 1903-1907
Creator Abstract: A native of Germany, John Stricker (1868-1941) immigrated to the United States in 1885 and eventually settled in San Antonio, Texas. City directories list his occupation as a grocer and sometimes saloon owner at various locations in San Antonio.
Content Abstract: The collection contains bills and receipts from San Antonio businesses to John Stricker. Items have apparently been removed from an invoice book, though the letterheads are largely intact. The documents have been arranged alphabetically by issuer.
Identification: Doc 8363
Extent: 89 items (2 folders)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas

Biographical Note

John Stricker was born in Bremen, Germany, on 1868 June 5 to Jegesack and Lena Stricker. He immigrated to the United States in 1885 and eventually settled in Texas. He married Ida Fuos (1871-1953) in Bexar County 1892 November 30; the couple had two children, Stella L. and John, Jr. City directories list his occupation as a grocer and sometimes saloon owner at various locations in San Antonio. Around 1920, Stricker retired and moved to 111 Vance Street, where he died on 1941 July 6.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains bills and receipts from San Antonio businesses to John Stricker. Items have apparently been removed from an invoice book, though the letterheads are largely intact. The documents have been arranged alphabetically by issuer.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

No restrictions. The collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Please be advised that the library does not hold the copyright to most of the material in its archival collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure those rights when needed. Permission to reproduce does not constitute permission to publish. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright, literary property rights, and libel.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Stricker, John.
Subjects
Grocery trade--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)
Genres/Formats
Personal papers.
Financial records.
Invoices.
Letterheads.
Receipts.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John R. Stricker Financial Records, 1903-1907, Doc 8363, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas.

Acquisition Information

The donor of the collection and the date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Warren Stricker, 1997 October.

Finding aid edited and encoded by Tom D'Amore, 2011 October.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

John R. Stricker Financial Records, 1903-1907

Folder
1 Alamo Plumbing Company
Allensworth and Carnahan
Alling Paper Co.
Armour Packing Co.
Paul Bean Grain Company
Beitel Lumber Co.
Bexar Cigar Mf’g Co.
Caffarell Bros.
M. Castanola and Son
Clark Printing Co.
Dechman Coffee and Spice Mills
J. Dietrich and Co.
Adolph Dreiss
G. A. Duerler Mfg. Co.
Edgar Produce Co.
Express Publishing Co.
A. B. Frank Company
H. W. Fuos
C. C. Gimbel
L. Goldman and Son
Guenther Milling Co.
M. Halff and Bro.
Hayden and Company
D. Heye
E. L. Hofheinz
Hugo, Schmeltzer and Co.
Hugo and Schmeltzer Co.
Fred. Hummert
Geo. Icke and Bro.
F. T. Johnston and Co.
Krakauer and Piper
Lange Soap Company
Dr. John S. Lankford
Otto Lindau
Machenheimer and Jonas
Matthies Bros.
B. J. Mauermann and Bro.
Merchant’s Transfer Co.
Mission Drug Store
J. E. Mügge and Co.
National Biscuit Company
Northern Cheese and Sausage
J. Oppenheimer and Co.
Folder
2 Pabst Beer Agency
A. Pancoast and Sons
L. P. Peck
Aug. Peters
S. Pfeiffer Grocer Co.
Pfeuffer-Conring Co.
Pioneer Flour Mills
Piper, Stiles and Schmitt
E. Praeger
Price-Booker Manufacturing Co.
Refrigerated Poultry and Produce Co.
Reilly Bros.
M. Rossy
W. Ruppersberg
San Antonio Brewing Association
San Antonio Broom Co.
San Antonio Coffee and Spice Mills Co.
San Antonio Cornice and Ornamental Wks.
San Antonio Drug Company
San Antonio Gas and Electric Company
San Antonio Paste Works
San Antonio Telephone Company
Schultze Stove and Hardware Co.
Ed. Stauss
John Stricker
Sunset Wood Company
Swift and Company
Talcott Electric Company
Nic Tengg
Tips Hardware Co.
Union Meat Company
Waters Pierce Oil Co.
Weekly Dispatch
West Texas Military Academy
Western Grocer Company
Saul Wolfson Dry Goods Co.