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Carrig-Rohane Shop records, 1903-1962

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into seven series:

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Series 1: Frame Patterns , circa 1903-1962
(boxes 1-2, 0.9 linear ft.)

This series contains photographs of the various frames that were constructed at the shop. Most of the photographs include the pattern number assigned by the Carrig-Rohane Shop for order purposes. There are two groups of numerically ordered frame patterns, one assembled from loose photographs in the collection and the other made from a set of negatives found in the collection. The six bound photograph books, the cyanotype photographs, and the loose photographs of frame patterns are primarily unordered duplicates of the two numerical sets. Included is a price list of frame patterns, as well as a book of frame patterns ordered.
Frame patterns are on reel 5974.
Description Container Select
Photographs of patterns #1-57, circa 1903-1962
1
1-4
Photographs of patterns #1-92A and unidentified from slides and negatives, circa 1903-1962
1
5-6
Negatives and prints of frame patterns, circa 1903-1962
1
7-9
Bound photograph book of frame patterns (original collation), circa 1903-1962
1
10-15
Photograph album of frame patterns, circa 1903-1962
1
16
Photographs of frame patterns (cyanotypes), circa 1903-1962
1
17
Photographs of frame patterns, circa 1903-1962
1
18
Price list of frame patterns, circa 1903-1962
2
1
Frame patterns ordered, circa 1903-1962
2
2

Series 2: Frame Orders and Specifications , 1904-1962
(boxes 2-5, 3.1 linear ft.)

Information about frame orders and specifications can be found in this series in the order books dated 1904 to 1962. Information includes the patron or gallery who ordered the frame, the artist and often the title of the work of art, the frame pattern number, frame measurements, the color of the frame, and the materials used. The dates for the frame orders extend past the closure of the Carrig-Rohane Shop because frames continued to be made on the premises of Vose Galleries. The Order/Ledger Book contains order numbers 1333-3692 and can be used to cross-reference information about these particular orders which are also found in the general order books. Indexes in several of the Order Books include the order number printed above the page number where the order can be found. Also included are records of frame orders for photographs and mirrors.
Description Container Select
Orders, 1904-1907
Reel 4974
2
3
Orders, 1907-1912
Reel 4974
2
4
Orders, 1912-1916
Reel 4974
2
5
Orders, 1916-1918
Reels 4974-4975
2
6
Orders, 1918-1919
Reel 4975
2
7
Orders/Ledger, 1915-1924
Reel 4975
2
8-10
Orders, 1924-1928
Reels 4975-4976
2
11-18
Orders, 1924-1930
Reels 4976-4977
3
1-9
Orders, 1928-1952
Reels 4977-4978
3
10-16
Orders, 1930-1962
Reels 4978-4979
4
1-7
Orders, 1936-1956
Reel 4979
4
8-14
Orders, 1923-1928
Reel 4979
4
15
Photograph frames and mirror consignments, 1919-1929
Reel 4979
4
16
Frame profiles of orders, 1905-1906
Reel 4979
5
1
Mirror orders, 1905-1919
Reel 4979
5
2

Series 3: Financial Records , 1908-1939, undated
(boxes 5-7, 1.9 linear ft.)

Financial records are standard and include invoices, accounts receivable ledgers, general ledgers, consignment account ledgers, income tax forms, a cash book, and accounting reports and notes. The reports contain accounts receivable, accounts payable, and trial balances recorded every six months.
Description Container Select
Invoices, 1923-1930
Reels 4979-4980
5
3-10
Invoices, 1931-1939
Reel 4980
5
11-13
Accounts receivable, 1915-1923
Reels 4980-4981
5
14-17
Accounts receivable, 1917-1937
Reel 4981
5
18-19
Accounts receivable, 1917-1937 cont.
Reel 4981
6
1
General ledger , 1908-1911
Oversized material housed in Box 8.
Reel 4981
6
2
Consignment accounts ledger, 1915-1916
Reel 4981
6
3
Consignment accounts ledger, 1915-1922
Reel 4981
6
4
Income tax forms, 1911-1914
Reel 4981
6
5
Accounting reports/notes, 1909-1936, undated
Reel 4981
6
6-12
Accounting reports/notes, 1909-1936, undated cont.
Reel 4982
7
1-7
Oversized General ledger from Box 6, Folder 2, 1923-1939
Reel 4981
8
Oversized Cash book, 1909-1918, undated
Reel 4982
9

Series 4: Business Records , 1903-1955, undated
(box 7, 11, 0.6 linear ft.)

Business records found in this series include scattered official and legal documents for Thulin-Murphy, Inc. and the Carrig-Rohane Shop. Several routine letters can also be found here.
Business records in box 11 are unfilmed. All other business records are on reel 4982.
Description Container Select
Transcribed history notes of R.C. Vose, circa 1903-1939
7
8
Letters (scattered), 1926, 1927, 1953, 1955, undated
7
9
Thulin-Murphy Incorporation documents, 1911
7
10
Meeting record book, 1911-1939
7
11
Stockholder records, 1911-1915, 1922-1933
7
12
Thulin-Murphy stock certificates, 1911-1922
7
13
Insurance Policies, 1914
7
14
Lease extensions, 1906-1913
7
15
Inventories, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1936-1938
7
16-17
Notes, undated
7
18
Ephemera, undated
7
19
Copyright registration, 1905-1909
11
1
Letters, 1919-1924
11
2-7
Inventories, 1933-1935
11
8

Series 5: Printed material , 1906
(box 7, 0.1 linear ft.)

This series consists of one folder containing a copy of an article, Individual Treatment of the Picture Frame, by Frederick W. Coburn. The article includes discussion of the work of Herman Dudley Murphy, Charles Prendergast and Walfred Thulin.
Printed material is on reel 4982.
Description Container Select
Printed Material, 1906
7
20

Series 6: Works of art , 1931-1936, undated
(boxes 7, OV 10, 0.1 linear ft.)

This series contains detailed sketches of frames drawn in pencil and ink. Most of the sketches have notations such as measurements of the works of art they were intended for, as well as the names of clients purchasing the frame and artists who had produced the artwork to be framed. Some of the sketches are oversized. The series also contains a print and a watercolor sketch by unidentified artists.
Works of art are on reel 4982.
Description Container Select
Sketches of frames, 1931, 1936, undated
7
21
Print and watercolor, undated
7
22
Oversize sketches of frames
OV 10

Series 7: Photographs , undated
(box 7, 0.1 linear ft.)

This series contains 3 folders of photographs. There are several photographs of sketches by famous artists, several photographs of sculpture, primarily of women with children, and a folder of miscellanous photographs showing interiors with frames, furniture, and unidentified individuals.
Photographs are on reel 4982.
Description Container Select
Photographs of Sketches, undated
7
23
Photographs of Sculpture, undated
7
24
Photographs, Miscellaneous, undated
7
25

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