Schader family papers

MS.000190

Repository: Arkansas History Commission
Title: Schader family papers
Date: 1831-1969
Quantity: 5.2 Cubic feet
Call number: MS.000190
Language: Materials in English, Latin, and German.


Biographical/Historical Note

The Schaders were German immigrants who settled in Pulaski County, Arkansas. They operated a family grocery store at 1600 Cross Street in Little Rock from the late 1800s until 1968, when the store closed.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, legal records, financial papers, and grocery business records of the Joseph Conrad Schader family of Little Rock.

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Restrictions
Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

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Administrative Information
Preferred Citation

Schader Family Papers, Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

James W. and Agnes Jackson, North Little Rock, Arkansas, 1987.

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  • Personal correspondence

    • 1. 1853 March 18: Katarina Schahner, Bensheim, Germany, to "Aunt and Uncle" [Conrad Joseph and Francis Schader], in German, with translation (Box 1)

    • 2. 1854 January 15: Joseph Boos, St. Marie, Illinois, to "Brother-in-Law and Sister," in German, with translation

    • 3. 1857 March 26: Joseph Boos, St. Marie, Illinois, to "Brother-in-Law and Sister," in German, with translation

    • 4. 1859 April 18: Joseph A. Schader, Napoleon, Arkansas, to "Friend Merkel, Mother, Brothers and Sister"

    • 5. 1859 April 20: Joseph A. Schader, Napoleon, Arkansas, to "Mother, Brothers and Sister," New Orleans, Louisiana

    • 6. Undated: Joseph A. Schader, Napoleon, Arkansas, to unknown

    • 7. 1859 November 25: Joseph Boos, St. Marie, Illinois, to "Brother-in-Law and Sister"

    • 8. 1864 March 26: Joseph A. Schader, Little Rock, to "Mother, Brothers and Sisters"

    • 9. 1865 February 2: Joseph A. Schader, Little Rock, to "Mother, Brothers and Sisters"

    • 10. 1865 February 6: Joseph A. Schader, Little Rock, to "Mother, Brothers and Sisters," St. Louis, Missouri

    • 11. 1865 May 4: Joseph A. Schader, Little Rock, to "Mother, Brothers and Sister"

    • 12. 1868 March 24: "Niece," Napoleon, Arkansas, to "Aunt"

    • 13. 1870 November 15: Mary Boos, St. Marie, Illinois, to "Cousin"

    • 14. 1894 September 22: Bertie, Georgetown College, to "Grandma"

    • 15. 1913 September 1: Postcard, Oliver, Cedar Grove, Indiana, to Mrs. Schader, Little Rock

    • 16. 1918 June 20: Josie and Pete, Cincinnati, Ohio, to "Friends"

    • 17. 1918 August 16: L. Becker, Oakley, Ohio, to Eugene Schader, Little Rock

    • 18. 1925 August 7: Unknown, New Orleans, Louisiana, to Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Coyne, Little Rock

    • 19. 1925 August 14: Postcard, unknown, New Orleans, to Mrs. Schader, Little Rock

    • 20. 1925 October 13: Paralee Donald, Toledo, Ohio, to "Friend"

    • 21. 1926 February 9: Postcard, Dot, Amarillo, Texas, to Viola Coyne, Little Rock

    • 22. 1926 October 21: Mrs. Charles Sutter, Alexander, Arkansas, to Charles Schader, Little Rock

    • 23. 1926: Marguerite, St. Louis, Missouri, to "Little Mother"

    • 24. 1936 August 26: Lottie, Little Rock, to Charles Schader and Viola Coyne, Little Rock

    • 25. 1936 October 28: Postcard, "Your daughter," to George F. Porbeck, Little Rock

    • 26. 1941 August 6: Postcard, C.W. Smith to Francis Coyne, Little Rock

    • 27. 1942 February 11: Postcard, "Chick" Eleanor, Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Edward Schader

    • 28. 1942 June 28: Postcard, Laura B. Eudy, Los Angeles, California, to Mrs. J.C. Coyne, Little Rock

    • 29. 1943 February 13: Postcard, Elroy Martin, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, to Schader Grocery Company, Little Rock

    • 30. 1944 November 3: Willie Williams, India, to E.D. Schader, Little Rock

    • 31. 1945 April 23: Postcard, Irma McCloud, Washington, D.C., to Schader Grocery

    • 32. 1948 July 8: Postcard, Dot Masterman, Biloxi, Mississippi, to Viola Coyne

    • 33. 1961 September 5: Dorothy "Dot" Masterman Valle, Mission, Texas, to Viola Coyne

    • 34. 1969 October 14: Postcard, Ella Turley, Dallas, Texas, to Mrs. Coyne

    • 35. 1969 October 15: Postcard, Ella Turley, Dallas, Texas, to Mrs. Coyne

    • 36. 1969 October 16: Postcard, Ella Turley, Dallas, Texas, to Mrs. Coyne

    • 37. 1969 October 16: Postcard, Ella Turley, Dallas, Texas, to Mrs. Coyne

    • 38. Undated: Postcard, Louise to Viola Schader

    • 39. [?] May 25: Postcard, John, Franklinton, Louisiana, to Mrs. J. [Genden], Little Rock

    • 40. Undated: "Mamma, Viola" Oakley, Ohio, to unknown

    • 41. Undated: Sophia L. Schader to "Ma"

    • 42. [?] May 24: Postcard, John Hoffman, Franklinton, Louisiana, to Mrs. Charles Schader

    • 43. Undated: postcard, John Hoffman, Vicksburg, Mississippi, to Mrs. C.A. Schader

    • 44. Undated: Postcard, H.J., Colorado, to Schader Grocery

    • 45. Undated: Postcard, Harriet Vick, New York, New York, to Ed Schader, Little Rock

    • 46. Undated: Postcard, John, New Orleans, Louisiana, to Mrs. C. Schader, Little Rock

    • 47. Undated: Postcard, Lookout Mountain, Colorado, to Bus Schader, Little Rock

  • Personal items

    • 48. Undated: Information, birthplace of Conrad Joseph Schader (Box 2)

    • 49. 1831: Baptismal record of Conrad Joseph Schader, Latin

    • 50. 1840 April 18: Marriage license, Conrad Joseph Schader to Frances Boos

    • 51. 1842 May 26: Naturalization record, Conrad Joseph Schader

    • 52. 1854 May 22: Bill of sale, slave and child

    • 53. 1855 October 6: Will, Conrad Joseph Schader

    • 54. 1918: Appointment, Ellen Barry Schader as guardian of Louis Barry

    • 55. 1936: Court case records, death of Eugene Schader

    • 56. 1936: Funeral service records, Eugene Schader

    • 57. 1921-1943: Emma Merkle estate

    • 58. 1944: Funeral service records, Emma Merkle

    • 59. 1946: Funeral service records, Viola Frances Coyne

    • 60. 1961: Funeral service records, Earl Schader

    • 61. 1968: Funeral service records, Robert Schader

    • 62. Undated: Schader estate

    • 63. Undated: Knights of Columbus activities

  • Schader Grocery

    • 64. 1868: Schader and brother, partnership agreement (Box 3)

    • 65. 1891-1894: Invoices and statements, A.L. Schader, grocer

    • 66. 1895-1901: Invoices and statements, A.L. Schader, grocer

    • 67. 1924-1961: General operations

    • 68. 1964: Financial summary

    • 69. 1968: Financial summary

  • Legal documents

    • 70. 1845: Deed, Chester Ashley to Conrad J. Schader (Box 4)

    • 71. 1845: Deed, Roswell Beebe to Conrad J. Schader

    • 72. 1846: Deed, City of Little Rock to Conrad J. Schader, Mount Holly Cemetery lots

    • 73. 1859-1900: Deeds and mortgages

    • 74. 1901-1904: Deeds and mortgages

    • 75. Undated: Abstracts

    • 76. Undated: Miscellaneous legal documents

  • Tax records

    • 77. 1853-1869 (Box 5)

    • 78. 1870-1879

    • 79. 1880-1889

    • 80. 1890-1899

    • 81. 1900-1909

    • 82. 1910-1919

    • 83. 1920-1929

    • 84. 1930-1939

    • 85. 1940-1949

    • 86. 1950-1959

  • Financial records

    • 87. 1901-1911: Notices to vacate rental property, from Schaders (Box 6)

    • 88. 1955-1957: Rents received

    • 89. 1914-1951: Insurance documents

    • 90. 1919-1940: Stocks

    • 91. 1907-1939: Miscellaneous bank statements and banking records

    • Invoices and Receipts

      • 92. 1846-1849 (Box 7)

      • 93. 1850-1859

      • 94. 1860-1869

      • 95. 1870-1879

      • 96. 1880-1889

      • 97. 1890-1899

      • 98. 1900-1909

      • 99. 1910-1913

      • 100. 1914-1919

      • 101. 1920-1929

      • 102. 1930-1939

      • 103. 1940-1949

      • 104. 1950-1959

      • 105. 1960-1968

      • 106. Undated

  • Miscellaneous

    • 107. Miscellaneous personal items (Box 8)

    • 108. Miscellaneous personal items

    • 109. Miscellaneous

    • 110. Miscellaneous newspaper clippings (Box 9)

    • 111. 1888-1897: Ledger, Knights of Columbus (Box 10)

    • 112. 1912: Grammar school certificate, Viola Schader

    • 113. 1919: First communion certificate, Eugene Schader

    • 114. 1920: Broadside, campaign poster, Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge

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