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A.G. Becker & Co., Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Becker

Abstract

Records of A.G. Becker & Co., an early Chicago investment firm founded by Abraham Becker following the failure of Hermann Schaffner & Co. during the Panic of 1893. Includes early firm records and recollections collected from employees, Abraham Becker's repayment records (to Schaffner depositors), annual reports, Becker Bulletin/Briefs (1959-1982), photographs, advertising and marketing materials, personnel files, World War II letters of employees in military service, etc.

Dates

  • 1859-1982
  • Majority of material found within 1880 - 1982

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is unprocessed, and is available by appointment only.

Extent

27 Linear Feet (21 boxes and 1 volume)

Location

1 51 3-4

Creator

Source

Title
A.G. Becker & Co., Inc. Records, 1859-1982
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States
312-255-3512