Holmes Book Company collection, 1925-1995

Book Hunters Catalogue cover from 1961.
Book Hunters Catalogue cover from 1961. Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Center.

Catalogues, announcements, promotional materials, and articles on the Holmes Book Company. 

Founded in San Francisco in 1894 by Robert Holmes, the Holmes Book Company opened its flagship Oakland store, at 274 14th Street, in 1925. Financial pressures forced the store to close in 1995.

(OHC COLL 2019-10)

3 folders in box (.02 linear feet)

Go here for a more detailed list of this collection's contents. 

Available at Oakland History Center, Main Library.