Emil A. Kohm Accounts,1908-1945

Collection Number: 2065

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Emil A. Kohm accounts, 1908-1945.
Collection Number:
2065
Creator:
Emil A. Kohm, 1870-1942.
Quantity:
.7 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Accounts, cashbooks, wage records, correspondence, and other records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Customers' accounts, cashbooks, and wage records (6 vols.); also, letters and accounts concerning the tailoring business, the settlement of the Kohm estate, and other matters.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Emil A. Kohm was born in Germany and worked as a tailor in Ithaca, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Customers' accounts, cashbooks, and wage records (6 vols.); also, letters and accounts concerning the tailoring business, the settlement of the Kohm estate, and other matters.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Kohm, Emil A., 1870-1942.

Subjects:
Decedents' estates--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Tailoring.
Tailors.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Commerce.

Form and Genre Terms:
Account books.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Emil A. Kohm accounts, #2065. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Bound volumes
Box 2
Customers' accounts, 1908, 1911-1929, 1938 . Include (pp. 510-512) personal expense accounts, 1921-1929, of G.L. Brunne, who was in partnership with Kohm in the 1920s. Poor condition - spine damaged. 772 pp.
Box 1
Daily cash receipts, 1921-1929 . 445 pp.
Box 3
Customers' accounts (large red ledger), 1929-1943 . Indexed. 294 pp. used.
Box 3
Customers' address book (slim red ledger). Possibly some personal or family addresses - German ones. 1937 [?].
Box 2
Record of weekly wages paid, 1937-Jan. 1, 1940 . Information on names and social security numbers of employees also included.
Box 2
Weekly cash book, 1941-1945 . Kohm Estate [?].
Loose accounts, letters, and rough notes concerning the tailor's business and the settlement of the Kohm estate, 1917-1945
Box 3 Folder 1
Promissory note made in favor of Kohm & Brunne - signature A.R. Cota (?) dated June 18, 1917 at the Ithaca Trust Co.
Box 3 Folder 1
Promissory note made in favor of Kohm & Brunne - signature C.E. Finney dated Oct. 4, 1923 at Citizens Trust Co. of Summit, N.J.
Box 3 Folder 1
5 sheets of figures, July 1, 1923-July 1, 1929 . These seem to be itemized lists of bills paid by the business for both Kohm and Brunne (includes cash drawn by each).
Box 3 Folder 1
Common Stock Certificate #99 for 75 shares of capital stock of the Terrien Oil Co. dated Aug. 31, 1927 issued to Kohm and Brunne.
Box 3 Folder 1
Bill to Bruce Simmons from E.A. Kohm dated Oct. 5, 1942 .
Box 3 Folder 1
Sample of dunning letter (for outstanding accounts in Kohm's business) dated Aug. 10, 1942 - handwritten note at bottom asks for approval of letter form.
Box 3 Folder 1
Letter to Raymond Kohm from James W. Andrews dated Aug. 29, 1944 re: accounting for settlement of judgment against Alva S. Ainsworth.
Box 3 Folder 1
Financial statement - Emil A. Kohm estate, June 15, 1942-July 24, 1944 .
Box 3 Folder 1
Lists of names and amounts (otherwise unidentified), Jan. 12, 1945-Nov. 16, ?
Items found in bound volume of The Widow and removed
Box 3 Folder 2
Carbon typescript directive from J.H. Dawson, U.S. Army, relieving Joseph H. Kohm of his full-time duty in the Army, May 8, 1919 .
Box 3 Folder 2
Telegram from Joseph Kohm to Emil Kohm re: his discharge, May 10, 1919 .
Box 3 Folder 2
Two snapshots of young girls: one girl alone; two girls together.