Held by The Filson Historical Society
Creator: Bosler Brothers, Inc.
Title: Records, 1917-1951
Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Curator of Special Collections.
Size of Collection: 1 cubic foot
Location Number: Mss./BB/B742a
Scope and Content Note
The records of Bosler Brothers, Inc. include correspondence and invoices related to the company’s work providing leather and shoe supplies to other companies. Also contains letterhead and invoice slips from numerous companies related to leather and shoes in Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana, Tennessee, and Ohio.
Bosler Brothers, Inc. was a shoe supply and part dealer operating in Louisville from at least 1917 to 1951. The collection is not a complete representation of Bosler Brothers time in business, and most of the documents are from the period 1919-1929. The company supplied shoe polish, parts of shoes, shoe tools and other goods to shoe stores in Kentucky as well as numerous states bordering Kentucky.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1917-1924
Folder 2: Correspondence, January and February 1925
Folder 3: Correspondence, March and April 1925
Folder 4: Correspondence, May and June 1925
Folder 5: Correspondence, July and August 1925
Folder 6: Correspondence, September and October 1925
Folder 7: Correspondence, November and December 1925, 1927-1928
Folder 8: Correspondence, January to March 1929
Folder 9: Correspondence, April and May 1929
Folder 10: Correspondence, June and July 1929
Folder 11: Correspondence, August and September 1929
Folder 12: Correspondence, October and November 1929
Folder 13: Correspondence, December 1929, 1951
Folder 14: Correspondence, Undated
Folder 15: Invoices, 1919, 1921
Folder 16: Invoices, January to June 1925
Folder 17: Invoices, July to December 1925
Folder 18: Invoices, 1927-1929
Folder 19: Invoices, Undated
Bosler Brothers, Inc.
Business Enterprises – Kentucky – Louisville
Leather industry and trade