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Thome and Frisbie Shoe Store records

Identifier: 00072

Scope and Contents

The collection includes the general account (1899-1941), correspondence (1924-1941), and income and sales tax returns (1924-1941) of the Thome and Frisbie shoe store in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan. The collection covers the period from 1899 to 1941, the year in which Thome died and the business was sold.

The collection also contains welfare and relief receipts (1937-1941), notes for bank loans (1935-1940), and the company's bank book for the years 1930-1941.


  • Creation: 1899 - 1941

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

Edward Thome (1874-1941) and William L. Frisbie co-owned Thome & Frisbie shoe store in Owosso, Michigan. The store closed in 1941, the year in which Thome died and the business was sold.


0.66 Cubic Feet (, 6 volumes on shelf)

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Custodial History

Gift of William L. Frisbie, 1964.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Thome and Frisbie Shoe Store Records
4 Published And Cataloged
C. Conner
November 1968
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US