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R. Hoe and Company Records, 1824-1953

Series II: Incoming letters and accounts, 1833-1901

The bulk of the collection is in Series II. This series is composed of incoming letter files, many with name indexes, dating from 1937 to 1879 and 1901. The collection also contains many of the firm's letterpress books dating from between 1833 and 1878. These are composed of letters, accounts, and estimates for printing offices, newspaper offices, job presses, binderies, type foundries, saw mills, lithography shops, and stereotype foundries in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe.

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Subseries II.1: Incoming letter files, 1837, 1851-1901



Box 2 1837 February 17-19


Box 2 1837 October


Box 2 1851 January

Includes index.


Box 2 1851 February


Box 2 1853 June

Includes index.


Box 2 1853 July

Includes index.


Box 2 1853 August


Box 2 1853 October



Box 3 1854 January

Includes index.


Box 3 Index, 1855


Box 3 1855 March 1-7


Box 3 1855 March 8-15


Box 3 1855 March 16-22


Box 3 1855 March 23-31


Box 3 1855 April


Box 3 1856 May

Includes index.


Box 3 1856 May 1-6


Box 3 1856 May 7-13


Box 3 1856 May 14-20


Box 3 1856 May 21-27


Box 3 1856 October


Box 3 1857 September


Box 3 1857 October

Includes index.


Box 3 1857 October 1-8


Box 3 1857 October 9-15


Box 3 1857 October 16-23


Box 3 1857 October 24-31


Box 3 1857 November



Box 4 1858 January


Box 4 Index, 1858 February


Box 4 1858 February 1-5


Box 4 1858 February 6-10


Box 4 1858 February 11-15


Box 4 1858 February 16-20


Box 4 1858 February 21-25


Box 4 1858 March



Box 5 1858 April


Box 5 1858 April 1-5


Box 5 1858 April 6-10


Box 5 1858 April 11-15


Box 5 1858 April 16-20


Box 5 1858 April 21-25


Box 5 1858 April 26-28


Box 5 1858 April 29-30


Box 5 1858 May


Box 5 Index, 1858 June


Box 5 1858 June 1-5


Box 5 1858 June 6-10


Box 5 1858 June 11-15


Box 5 1858 June 16-20


Box 5 1858 June 21-25


Box 5 1858 June 26-30


Box 5 1858 July


Box 5 1862 June



Box 6 1862 June 1-30


Box 6 1862 August

Includes index.


Box 6 1862 August 1-6


Box 6 1862 August 7-13


Box 6 1862 August 14-20


Box 6 1862 August 21-30


Box 6 1863 January 1-31

Includes index.



Box 7 1863 January 1-31


Box 7 1864 December


Box 7 Index, 1865 January


Box 7 1865 January 1-4


Box 7 1865 January 5-8


Box 7 1865 January 9-12


Box 7 1865 January 13-16


Box 7 1865 January 17-20


Box 7 1865 January 21-24


Box 7 1865 January 25-28


Box 7 1865 January 29-31


Box 7 1865 February


Box 7 1868 May 28-31



Box 8 1872 January


Box 8 1872 February


Box 8 1872 March


Box 8 1872 July


Box 8 1872 August


Box 8 1872 September


Box 8 1872 October


Box 8 Index, 1872 November


Box 8 1872 November 1


Box 8 1872 November 2-3


Box 8 1872 November 4


Box 8 1872 November 6


Box 8 1872 November 7


Box 8 1872 November 8


Box 8 1872 November 9


Box 8 1872 November 10


Box 8 1872 November 11


Box 8 1872 November 12


Box 8 1872 November 13


Box 8 1872 November 14


Box 8 1872 November 15



Box 9 1872 November 16


Box 9 1872 November 17


Box 9 1872 November 18


Box 9 1872 November 19


Box 9 1872 November 20


Box 9 1872 November 21


Box 9 1872 November 22


Box 9 1872 November 23


Box 9 1872 November 24


Box 9 1872 November 25


Box 9 1872 November 26


Box 9 1872 November 27


Box 9 1872 November 28


Box 9 1872 November 29


Box 9 1872 November 30



Box 10 1873 February 3


Box 10 1873 August 9


Box 10 1874 January


Box 10 Index, 1874 February


Box 10 1874 February 1


Box 10 1874 February 2


Box 10 1874 February 3


Box 10 1874 February 4


Box 10 1874 February 5


Box 10 1874 February 6


Box 10 1874 February 7


Box 10 1874 February 8


Box 10 1874 February 9


Box 10 1874 February 10


Box 10 1874 February 11


Box 10 1874 February 12


Box 10 1874 February 13


Box 10 1874 February 14


Box 10 1874 February 15



Box 11 1874 February 16


Box 11 1874 February 17


Box 11 1874 February 18


Box 11 1874 February 19


Box 11 1874 February 20


Box 11 1874 February 21


Box 11 1874 February 22


Box 11 1874 February 23


Box 11 1874 February 24


Box 11 1874 February 25


Box 11 1874 February 26


Box 11 1874 February 27


Box 11 1874 February 28


Box 11 1874 March


Box 11 Index, 1874 March 26-June 1


Box 11 1874 April


Box 11 1874 June


Box 11 1874 May 1-10


Box 11 1874 May 11


Box 11 1874 May 12-15


Box 11 1874 May 16-17


Box 11 1874 May 18


Box 11 1874 May 19



Box 12 1874 May 20-25


Box 12 1874 May 26 - 31


Box 12 Index, 1874 September 26-October 26


Box 12 1874 September 17-26


Box 12 1874 October 1


Box 12 1874 October 2


Box 12 1874 October 3-4


Box 12 1874 October 5


Box 12 1874 October 6


Box 12 1874 October 7-8


Box 12 1874 October 9


Box 12 1874 October 10-17


Box 12 1874 October 24-30



Box 13 1875 February 1


Box 13 1875 March 9


Box 13 1875 April 6-30


Box 13 1875 June 10


Box 13 Index, 1875 May 1-22


Box 13 1875 May 1


Box 13 1875 May 3


Box 13 1875 May 4


Box 13 1875 May 5


Box 13 1875 May 6


Box 13 1875 May 7


Box 13 1875 May 8


Box 13 1875 May 9-10


Box 13 1875 May 11


Box 13 1875 May 12


Box 13 1875 May 13


Box 13 1875 May 14


Box 13 1875 May 15


Box 13 1875 May 16-19


Box 13 1875 May 20-22


Box 13 Index, 1875 May 18-31


Box 13 1875 May 1-19


Box 13 1875 May 20-31, 2 folders


Box 13 1875 June 10


Box 13 1875 July


Box 13 1875 October



Box 14 1876 October


Box 14 1876 November


Box 14 Index, 1877 January 27-March 19


Box 14 1877 January 27


Box 14 1877 February 10-19


Box 14 1877 February 21


Box 14 1877 February 22-25


Box 14 1877 February 26


Box 14 1877 February 27


Box 14 1877 February 28


Box 14 1877 March 1


Box 14 1877 March 2


Box 14 1877 March 3


Box 14 1877 March 4-5


Box 14 1877 March 6


Box 14 1877 March 7


Box 14 1877 March 8


Box 14 1877 March 9-10


Box 14 1877 March 11-19


Box 14 1877 June 19, 26



Box 15 1877 July 1-31


Box 15 Index, 1877 July 31-August 20


Box 15 1877 August 1-11, 2 folders


Box 15 1877 August 12-20


Box 15 1877 August 30-December 19


Box 15 1877 August 30


Box 15 1877 October 1-31


Box 15 Index, 1877 November 1-15


Box 15 1877 November 1-19, 3 folders



Box 16 1877 October 12-29


Box 16 1877 November 15-30, 3 folders

Includes index.


Box 16 1877 November 13-16


Box 16 1877 December 7-31


Box 16 Index, 1877 December 31-1878 January 12


Box 16 1878 January 1-14, 3 folders



Box 17 1877 November 14-30


Box 17 1877 December 1-9


Box 17 1877 December 10-19


Box 17 1878 February 25


Box 17 1878 May 27


Box 17 1878 June 1-30


Box 17 Index, 1878 July 12-22


Box 17 1878 July 1-9


Box 17 1878 July 10-22, 2 folders



Box 18 1878 January 2


Box 18 1878 March 26-29


Box 18 1878 April 5-9


Box 18 1878 April 12-20


Box 18 Index, 1878 April 27-May 9


Box 18 1878 May 1-9


Box 18 1878 June 1-17


Box 18 1878 July 9-17


Box 18 1878 July 22-31


Box 18 Index, 1878 August 5-19


Box 18 1878 August 1-10


Box 18 1878 August 11 - 19


Box 18 1879 January-March


Box 18 1879 February



Box 19 B, 1901 June-November


Box 19 C, 1901 June-November


Box 19 D, 1901 June-November


Box 19 G, 1901 June-November


Box 19 H, 1901 June-November


Box 19 I-J, 1901 June-November


Box 19 K, 1901 June-November


Box 19 L-M, 1901 June-November


Box 19 N-P, 1901 June-November


Box 19 S, 1901 June-November


Box 19 T, 1901 June-November


Box 19 undated, 1 folders


Subseries II.2: Letterpress books, 1833-1889



Box 20 1833 March 18-1834 February 10


Box 20 1834 September-1835 April 15



Box 36 Letter-press book, 1834-1858



Box 20 1837 March 27-November 6


Box 20 1839 December 11-1841 February 15



Box 21 1842 December 15-1846 April 15


Box 21 1850 February 25-September 19



Box 22 1859 January 25-May 9



Box 23 1859 May 3-August 3


Box 23 1859 August 4-November 9



Box 24 1862 February 3-July 9



Box 27 Steel order book, 1862 April 15-1869 April 7



Box 24 1863 May 9-September 30



Box 25 1865 May 21-Sept 29


Box 25 1866 January 19-March 21


Box 25 1866 December 10-1867 January 24



Box 26 1868 June-August


Box 26 1868 December 20-1869 March 6



Box 27 1868 March 6-April 12


Box 27 1870 March 15-April 29



Box 28 1870 June 2-August 5



Box 29 1873 April 8-May 31



Box 30 1873 October 21-December 12


Box 30 1874 May 20-July 1



Box 31 1874 July 1-August


Box 31 1874 November 24-1875 January 5



Box 32 1876 January 18-March


Box 32 1876 May 2-July 10



Box 33 1876 October 5- November 26


Box 33 1876 November 21-1877 January 23



Box 34 1877 March 12-April 27



Box 35 1878 April 8-May 20


Box 35 Chicago office: orders sent, 1887 December 28-1889 April 13