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Catalog Data

Collection Creator:
Miller, J. & D. (Bronx, New York)  Search this
Miller, Joseph (cutlery dealer)  Search this
Collection Donor:
Galdston, Irene  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
This subseries consists primarily of envelopes and letters written to J & D Miller from American customers, requesting merchandise. A business ledger from the 1950s is included at the beginning of this subseries; the ledger records transactions by customer name, as well as providing extensive handwritten notes on customer addresses, business contacts, a list of Joseph's grandchildren, and documentation of his savings bond purchases. Also included in this subseries are relevant post office receipts, J & D Miller receipts and purchase orders, postcards, and scrap notes; Joseph noted the status of orders directly on the corresponding request letter or envelope. Most material is in Yiddish and dates from the late 1950s through the 1960s.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is ope for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Joseph Miller Collection, 1895-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
NMAH.AC.0514, Subseries 2.1
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Joseph Miller Collection
Joseph Miller Collection / Business
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History