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Collection TitleCL 33 Norman J. Thompson CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKatie Button
Date Completed:May 2009
Scope:The Norman J. Thompson Collections contains diaries and notebooks from 1873 to 1917; correspondence from 1888 to 1940; assorted legal documents from the 1880s through the 1920s; Thompson family photographs, 1880s through the 1920s; as well as miscellaneous booklets, programs and pamphlets.
Extent1 linear foot

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Newspaper clippings concerning N.J. Thompson & Co., and the Thompson, DuMars and Palmer families. Newspaper Clippings0103
Calling cards for W.G. King and Thomas D. James.Calling Cards0104
Letter to N.J. Thompson from Thurber A. Brown concerning the bounds of the Fish property on E. Market, April 23, 1913.Letter010501
Letter to Edward C. Fish from N.J. Thompson regarding renting the Fish building, November 8, 1913.Letter010502
Receipt for Edward C. Fish's mortgage payment on the E.C. Fish building, November 19, 1919.Receipt010503
Bill for Mrs. Norman J. Thompson from Arden Studios, Inc. for home decorating services, November 15, 1921.Bill010504
Letter to N.J. Thompson & Co. from A.H. Davenport Company concerning the price of an item, October 9, 1923. Letter010505
Contract between N.J. Thompson and Brownlow & Co. concerning the sale of 458-460 West Water Street, October 11, 1923.Document010506
Bill for N.J. Thompson from Baldwin & Allison, attorneys, for legal services, November 14, 1924.Bill010507
Scratch paper with various financial notes. Notes010508
Letter (Offer of Purchase) Purchaser Charles Haase accepted by Jerone T. Thompson August 26, 1922.Letter010602
Advertisement For Sale "Stoneacres", by Jerone T. TompsonAdvetisement010603
Letter N.J.Thompson & Company from Whiting & Graham of Busti, New York signed by Elizabeth Whiting September 9, 1908.Letter010604
Liberty-Bond that Jerone T.Thompson and Genevieve Bush Thompson bond and mortgage given by Jerone T. Thompson to Josephine S. Cook Pashley.May 25, 1920.Liberty-Bond010605
Agreement and License, to Norman J.Thompson from Sill Stove Works. JUNE 1, 1888.Agreement010607
Letter to Patent Ofice from E.C.Frost, January 25, 1885Letter010608
Agreement, between Norman J.Thompson and Clarence B. Stern, June 12, 1922 Agreement010610
Agreement between Norman J. Thompson and W. Henry Steele, September 15, 1924.Agreement010611
Agreement between Edwin C. Fish and N.J. Thompson & Company, May 20, 1913.Agreement010612
Contract between Eli C. Frost and Norman J. Thompson, June 1, 1888.Contract010613
Letter to N.J.Thompson from E. Naumburg & Company, May 16, 1919.Letter010615
Letter to N.J.Thompson Esq., from The Third National Bank (T.A.Stoddart Cashier) September 16,1880.Letter010616
Letter to N.J.Thompson from E.C.Fish, July 31, 1913. He is to put in the Thompson Building a Grinnell Sprinkler System.Letter 010617
Grocery List October, 1869 to be paid next spring.Grocery List010617
Memo of notes given by J.F.T.payable to National Bank of New York City September 28, 1888Memo010618
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