Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

C. Erhard & Son Papers

Manuscript Collection: MC051



Collection Summary

Creator: C. Erhard & Son Drugstore (Bastrop, Tex.)
Title: C. Erhard & Son papers
Dates: 1890-1900
Abstract: Business correspondence, financial papers and ledgers, photographs, advertisements, stationery, and circulars document the business operations of C. Erhard & Son Drugstore in Bastrop, Texas.
Identification: MC051
OCLC Record No. 48677667
Quantity: 32 items
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Creator Sketch

C. Erhard & Son Drugstore in Bastrop, Texas possibly was founded by Cayton Erhard, who opened one of the state's earliest drugstores in 1847 in San Marcos, Texas. Erhard also owned town property in Bastrop. Dr. Duve Erhard conducted business in the Bastrop store at the turn of the century.


Scope and Content Note

Business correspondence, financial papers and ledgers, photographs, advertisements, stationery, and circulars document the business operations of C. Erhard & Son Drugstore in Bastrop, Texas from 1890 to 1900. All documents and images relate to the drugstore business. Two photographs record the interior and exterior of C. Erhard & Son Drugstore, Bastrop, Texas. Dr. Duve Erhard is identified in the interior image.


 

Arrangement

Organized into four series: Correspondence, Financial, Photographs, and Printed materials; arrangement is alphabetical.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Terms Governing Use

Open for research by appointment.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jacinto Museum of History. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Jacinto Museum of History 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.


Index Terms

Names:
Erhard, Duve
Organizations:
C. Erhard & Son Drugstore (Bastrop, Tex.)
Subjects:
Drugstores--Texas--Archives
Places:
Bastrop (Tex.)--Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

[Identification of Item], C. Erhard & Son Papers, MC051, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

Acquisition

Gift of H. C. Erhard, 1942.

Processing Information

Processed by Sandra Eileen Yates, 2001.


Bibliography:

"ERHARD, CAYTON." The Handbook of Texas Online. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/EE/fer9.html


Inventory

 

Correspondence

box folder
68.2 1 Received 1895-1900, n.d.



 

Financial

box folder
68.2 2 Accounts Receivable and Payable 1894-1899, n.d.
Ledger 1892-189516.1A.F1
Ledger 1896-190016.1A.F2
box folder
68.2 3 Receipts n.d.
4 General 1895, n.d.



 

Printed Materials

box folder
68.2 5 Stationery, Advertisements, Circulars 1896-1900, n.d.



 

Photographs

box folder
68.2 6 C. Erhard & Son Drugstore ca. 1890