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Title A.J. Jelsing Records
Call Number MSS 61
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1912, 1919-1920
Creator A.J. Ulven
Scope & Content Primarily the collection consists of two types of items. There is a large collection of bills of lading from the year 1920 that show the items that were received by Jelsing. The second type of record is a collection of correspondence from vendors writing to Jelsing about orders he's placed and/or trying to address and to address any relevant problems that might arise. All the correspondence is from the year 1919. There are also two financial ledgers kept by the company that show their transactions and what each customer paid.
Admin/Biographical History A.J. Jelsing managed a store in Dale Minnesota. He was the contact person for purchasing mechandise for the public to come and buy and for sending out merchandise via train to the public via their mail order operations which dealt mostly in potatoes and other vegetables.
Subjects Commerce
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Chuck Ulven, 1985
Containers Bills of Lading – Misc, 1920
Bills of Lading – B, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – C, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – D, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – E-F, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – G, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – H-I-J, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – M, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – N-O, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – P-Q, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – R, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – S, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – T-U-V, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – W, 1919-1920
Bills of Lading – Y-Z, 1919-1920
Correspondence, Misc., 1919
Correspondence, A, 1919
Correspondence, B, 1919
Correspondence, C, 1919
Correspondence, D, 1919
Correspondence, E-F, 1919
Correspondence, G, 1919
Correspondence, H-L, 1919
Correspondence, M, 1919
Correspondence, N-Q, 1919
Correspondence, R, 1919
Correspondence, S-Z, 1919
Daybook and Miscellaneous Papers, 1909-1912
Financial Ledger, 1911
Financial Ledger, 1911