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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Financial Records, 1945-1981

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Tom Christal Company Records, 1945-1981



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tom Christal Company
Title: Tom Christal Company Records
Dates: 1945-1981
Creator Abstract: The Tom Christal Company was a food brokerage company in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: Collection contains financial records of the Tom Christal Company, including ledgers, employee payroll records, and reciepts.
Identification: MS 475
Extent: 1 linear foot
Language: English
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Historical Note

The Tom Christal Company was a food brokerage company founded by Tom W. Christal that represented food manufacturers and processors at the local market level. The local market focus included San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Rio Grande Valley, and Victoria, Texas.

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Scope and Content Note

The Tom Christal Company Records is comprised of financial records of the food brokerage company from 1945 to 1981. Predominatly six large financial ledger books, the collection also includes an employee payroll ledger book, gross reciepts, and expenses and brokerage reciepts.

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Organization of Collection

Financial Records

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

The employee payroll ledger requires Archivist review prior to patron use.

Use Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Organizations
Tom Christal Company
Subjects
Food brokers
Places
San Antonio (Tex.)
Genres/Formats
Ledgers (account books)
Payroll records
Receipts (financial records)
Occupation
Brokers
Local Subjects
Business
San Antonio History
Cooking/Culinary History

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Related Material

There are no known related archival materials to the Tom Christal Company Records at the time of processing.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tom Christal Company Records, MS 475, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Tom Christal, son of Tom W. Christal, September 2016. (Acc.2016-043)

Processing Information

Processed by Amber Harmon, Library Assistant II, April 2018.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Financial Records, 1945-1981

Box Folder
1 Employee payroll ledger, 1978-1980
Expenses and brokerage receipts, 1946-1971
Gross Receipts, 1954-1979
Ledger, 1945-1949
Ledger, 1946-1952
Ledger, 1950-1952
Ledger, 1955-1959
Ledger, 1963-1967
Ledger, 1980-1981
Loose ledger pages, 1951-160, 1976

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