Harris, Solomon, 1857-1954
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
File — Container: B114.01.0002
Overview Framed envelope from the Gunnison County Clerk and a document appointing Solomon Harris as treasurer of Tin Cup, Colorado signed by mayor and clerk of Tin Cup.
File — Box: B411.02.0003
Overview An envelope from J. R. Hinkle, County Clerk, Gunnison, Colo. addressed to to S. H. Wood, Tin Cup, Colo. and a handwritten document to Mr. Sol Harris notifying him "that at a regular meeting, held Sat Evening Oct 25th 1884, You were duly appointed Treasurer for the Town of Tin Cup to have and o hold said office until your successor shall be duly qualified." The document is signed by the mayor and clerk of Tin Cup. There is a red corporate seal of the Town of Tin Cup, Gunnison, Colorado on the...
Overview Framed ledger sheets from July 1880 to April 1881 and ledger sheets from June 14, 1881 to July 14 1981 for Virginia City, Colorado created by Sol Harris as treasurer. Also in the frame is an envelope from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Census Office addressed to the Village Treasurer of Virginia City Colorado. The envelope is dated December 16, 1880. The town of Virginia City was reincorporated as Tin Cup, Colorado in 1982.
Overview Solomon Hirsch and Hannah Levi Hirsch had six sons who immigrated to the United States and changed their last name to Harris. They were born in Fordom, Posen (Poland) and settled in New Jersey. Solomon Harris and his brother Eli went out west and settled in Virginia City, Colorado. The two brothers opened the Harris Bros. Beehive dry goods store by 1880 when Solomon became the town's treasurer. Because of confusion with Virginia City in Nevada and Montana, the town was reincorporated as Tin Cup...
Dates: Other: Between 1870 and 1884
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains two framed documents and two photographs. One frame has two pages of ledgers for the town of Virginia City, Colorado created by Solomon Harris who was the town's treasurer and an envelope from the U.S. Census Bureau to Solomon Harris, treasurer. The other frame contains an envelope from the Gunnison County Clerk and a document from the Town of Tin Cup appointing Solomon Harris treasurer of Tin Cup until his successor can be qualified. There is also a photograph of the...
Overview Black and white print of Studio photograph of six Harris brothers taken in New Jersey. From left to right are Isadore (1854 - ?), Jacob (1855-1948), Solomon (1857-1954), Eli (1859-1930), Julius (1848-1912), and Louis (1852-1912). The brothers were the children Hirsch and Hannah Levi Hirsch and were born in Fordon, Posen (Poland). Eli and Solomon went to Virginia City (Tin Cup), Colorado and began the Harris Bros. Beehive dry goods store.
Overview Contains framed envelope from the U.S. Census Office and two ledgers of Virginia City, Colorado and framed envelope from Gunnison County Clerk and document appointing Sol Harris as treasurer of Tin Cup.