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Charles F. Jung Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M505

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, invoices, receipts, statements, and brochures relating to the livery stable and carriage rental business of Mr. Charles F. Jung at 2916 Magazine Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. The materials date from the period 1906-1910. Also in the collection is a newsletter generated by the Strangers Church in New Orleans entitled "Evanagelist."

Dates

  • 1906-1910

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Biographical / Historical

In 1996, Mr. James A. Riley of Hattiesburg donated to the department of Manuscripts and Archives in the McCain Library and Archives of the USM University Libraries an interesting collection of business correspondence, bills of lading, and other materials related to the livery stable and carriage rental business of Charles F. Jung of New Orleans during the early years of the 20th century.

The Jung business was located at 2916 Magazine Street and provided carriages for Bultmann Funeral Home, among other customers.

Mr. Jung's trade was solicited by firms such as the New England Whip Company, described on their business letterhead as "Manufacturers of Whips & Lashes of Every Description," and the Pfister & Vogel Leather Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which sent him a sample of their leather, still preserved in the envelope.

Included in the collection is a card from the Standard Rivet Company of Boston, to which are attached three brass half-spheres, each about one-half inch wide. These "Sunburst Spots," or decorative brads for horse bridles, are described in the timeless language of advertising as making "a brilliant effect, especially noticeable when the horses are in motion; then the appearance is that of a lot of diamonds scintillating in the sunlight."

Extent

.20 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Business records of a New Orleans livery stable.

Provencance

Mr. James A. Riley.

Title
Charles F. Jung Collection
Author
Processed by USM SLIS graduate student, Kathleen LeHigh.
Date
Spring 2017
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

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