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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Engelbert Heiligenthal Business Records, 1922-1932



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Heiligenthal, Engelbert, 1894-1965
Title: Heiligenthal, Engelbert, Business Records
Dates: 1922-1932
Abstract: Correspondence, financial documents, and ledgers compose the Engelbert Heiligenthal Business Records, 1922-1932, chronicling Heiligenthal’s business activities.
Accession No.: 99-087
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English and German.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Businessman and merchant Engelbert Heiligenthal (1894-1965) owned a firm in Bremen, Germany, as well as several offices in the United States, including in Dallas, Texas; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Memphis, Tennessee. He specialized in importing cotton from the United States to Germany.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial documents, and ledgers compose the Engelbert Heiligenthal Business Records, 1922-1932, chronicling Heiligenthal’s business activities. Correspondence concerns accounts in his offices in the United States and business affairs with cotton merchants in Texas. Financial documents and two ledgers pertain to Heiligenthal’s accounts and the Bremen Cotton Exchange (Bremer Baumwollbörse) as well as records of transactions with various agents.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Heiligenthal, Engelbert, 1894-1965 -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Bremer Baumwollbörse.
Subjects
Cotton trade -- Texas.
Places
Bremen (Germany) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Engelbert Heiligenthal Business Records, 1922-1932, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/A76a Correspondence and financial documents, 1922-1932
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2.325/V76 Ledgers, 1922-1932

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