Keppel & Bro. Collection, 1926-1965

Call number:  MG-368

4 volumes     .5 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 9

Description:   These volumes span forty years of corporate history for R. F. Keppel & Bro.; Keppel & Ruof, Inc.; and Keppels, Inc. The payroll book shows how this company reacted during the early years of the depression.

Creator:  Keppel & Bro. (Lancaster, Pa.)

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Gift of Abby J. Spiese, 8 July 2005.

 

Book 1     Payroll book for [Keppel & Bro.], Lancaster. Shows names of employees, position, rate, hours worked, and amount paid. 3 November 1926 to 30 June 1932.

 

Book 2     Preferred stock certificate book for R. F. Keppel & Bro., Lancaster. Shows certificate number, number of shares, date issued, date transferred, date received, to whom stock was transferred or sold, and signatures of stockholders, treasurer, and president.

Stockholders: Harry F. Aierstock, George A. Binz, Maud P. Boettger, Clarence G. Botzfield, Charles Ezra Bowman, O. P. Bricker, Edward A. Buchheil, O. E. Buckwalter, Thomas J. Calnan, Miss Elizabeth L. Chadman, John A. Clark, Ada E. Clark, Linnie S. Clark, Jacob Denlinger, Lizzie M. Denlinger, Mrs. Mae E. Denlinger, Norman J. Denlinger, Simon Denlinger, Susanna Denlinger, Willis B. Denlinger, Adam Diller, J. S. Eby, Walter A. Effrig, Mary Edna Eshleman, Mary F. Fulmer, Mrs. M. Frances Fulmer, Celia Groff, Amos W. Hershey, Milo H. Hess, John Hess, John F. Hess, Elvin Hess, Ara G. Hess, Mr. & Mrs. Ellis Horner, A. Mary Hostetter, Nellie E. Houser, Mrs. R. F. Keppel & children, Edward A. Kirchner and Catherine Anna Kirchner, Mrs. Edward A. Kirchner, George L. Knobb, Mabel F. Knobb, Elmer Kreider, Mary E. Kreider, Ellis D. Kurtz, Martin D. Kurtz, Anna Mae Leinart, Estella McManus, Mrs. Alice Mehaffey, Isaac C. Mentzer, Laura E. Miller, James M. Miller, James B. Miller, Jacob B. Mowery, E. Nora Myers, J. C. Nolt, L. B. Ressel, George K. Reynolds, Frederick Rodkey, L. A. Ruof, A. Marie Ruof, Miss Carrie N. Shank, Miss Mary R. Shirk, Mrs. Mary Spigelmyer, Carrie E. Steckman, Aaron Weaver, Miss Elizabeth Welch, Ida Jane Wilson, Emma E. Wissler, George L. Ziegler and Marie C. Ziegler, Violetta B. Zimmerman, Willis L. Zimmerman, Enos L. Zimmerman, Maurice L. Zimmerman, Ella Merle Zimmerman. P. H. Keppel (treasurer), L. A. Ruof (treasurer), R. F. Keppel (president). Issued 30 June 1923 to 30 August 1929. Redeemed 27 July 1923 to 1 January 1939.

 

Book 3     Preferred stock certificate book for Keppel & Ruof, Inc., Lancaster. Shows certificate number, number of shares, date issued, date transferred, date received, to whom stock was transferred or sold, and signatures of stockholders, treasurer, and president.

Stockholders: E. S. Fenninger, Lena Fenninger, John M. Denlinger’s estate, Ara G. Hess. M. F. Fulmer (treasurer), R. F. Keppel (president). Issued 30 Nov. 1926 to 9 December 1935. Redeemed 16 July 1946 to 28 August 1946.

 

Book 4     Account book of Keppels, Inc. Shows the companies Keppels did business with. 1961-1965.