A.S. Kleppe Papers, 1885-2006
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Brief Description:

The A.S. Kleppe Papers mainly consists of the ledger book for Kleppe's watch repair business, dating 1894-1907. The book measures 9.5 by 11.5 inches, and has the words "A.S. Kleppe Northwood, N.D." printed on the front cover. A hand written note on the free endpaper reads "Received Feb 27-94 A.S. Kleppe." The ledger lists over 1,2000 repairs; each entry typically includes the date, watch case, movements, customer name, item repair and the cost of repair. An index is included at the beginning of the book which lists each customer's name.

Also included is one folder of biographical material, as well as one folder containing documents related to the purchase of the ledger book by the Department of Special Collections, as well as material regarding the book's provenance.

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/1512
Created by: Kleppe, A.S. (Amund) (1857-1913)
Volume: 0.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 11/14/2006.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Business and Industry
Hatton, North Dakota
Williams County, North Dakota
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Don Casavant Rare Books, Waterville, Maine  Purchase; Acc.#2006-2868
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). A.S. Kleppe Papers.  OGLMC 1512, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid migrated to Archon in January 2014.