MS 45 Palace Stables Records
Table of Contents
- San Diego History Center Document Collection
- Palace Stables.
- Palace Stables Records
- MS 45
- Date [inclusive]
- 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
- This collection contains invoices documenting expenses involved in operating the Palace Stables between 1911 and 1919, a stable operated by George Philip Furhman in San Diego, California.
Palace Stables Records, MS 45, San Diego History Center Document Archives, San Diego, CA.
Biographical / Historical Notes
George Philip Fuhrman is first listed in the San Diego City Directories in 1907. In 1909 he was listed as a livery operator, and by 1912 he was listed as the proprietor of the Palace Sales and Exchange Stables. Beginning in 1914, Fuhrman is listed as proprietor of George P. Fuhrman & Co., which operated Palace Stables. The stables operated at the address 1024 J Street, in the area now known as the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego. Quarter page advertisements can be found in the 1914 San Diego City Directory. Fuhrman died in late 1919, perhaps early 1920. The 1920 city directory contains a listing for Fuhrman’s widow.
Scope and Content
This collection contains invoices documenting expenses involved in operating the Palace Stables between 1911 and 1919, a stable operated by George Philip Furhman in San Diego, California. The invoices relate to advertising, animal care, feed, and transportation.
This collection is arranged by type of invoice.
San Diego History Center Document Collection February 9, 2017
1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA, 92101
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Collection processed by Lindsay Banuelos November 29, 2007.
Controlled Access Headings
- Palace Stables.
- Fuhrman, George P.
There is another Palace Stables that was operated in the same region (Horton Plaza/Gaslamp Quarter) about 30 years previous to George P. Fuhrman’s enterprise. These stables were owned and operated by John. B. Hinton, and only held the name Palace Stables briefly, before being changed to Diamond Carriage Company. There is a wealth of information regarding John B. Hinton in the biographical files but there is no reason to believe these two stables were related in business or otherwise.
|Blacksmith Invoices, 1913-1919
Invoices from C.H. Pendelton & Son; Harry W. Leggett; Zimmer & Bannon; W.A. Howatt; Frank Edwards; J.J. Serbia & Co.; R. McInnis Co.; and Rogers Carriage Company.
|Feed Invoices, 1911-1919
Invoices from D.L. Olsen; Pacific Wood & Coal Co.; Squires-Belt Company; and San Diego Feed Mills.
|Freight Invoices, 1913-1919
Invoices from San Diego and Arizona Railway Co.; Santa Fe; Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Co.; California Public Weights and Measures; American Railway Express Co.’ and Heck Bros. Storage Co.
|Miscellaneous Invoices, 1918-1919 and undated
Invoices from newspapers; the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company; Walter G. Oliver, veterinary surgeon and dentist; and Richardson & Fisher Co.
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