Charles and Kalman Haas founded Haas Brothers, Inc., a prominent wholesale grocery business in nineteenth-century California. The profits from the business were invested in mining, utility, and transportation businesses.
The collection consists of a small number of business records of Haas Brothers of San Francisco, including checks, promissory notes (1875-1908), partnership agreement and dissolution documents, and materials relating to Haas Brothers’ investments in the North American Navigation Company (1896), the Consolidated Quicksilver Mining Company (1884-1900), the Yuma Improvement Company (1893-1894), and the Klamath Development Company (1905).
1 box (.2 linear feet)Size
.25 linear ft. (3 folders and oversize item)Collection #
BANC MSS 2010/685Publication Date
January 23, 1869
Bancroft Library, University of California, BerkeleyAccess
Open to researchers. Stored off-site. Advance notice required for use.