O.C. Nelson Company Store (S812)


Historical Sketch

O.C. Nelson Company Store was owned by Ole Christian Nelson, a pioneer from the area of Battle Lake, Minnesota. The original store burned in 1906 and it was reorganized as a partnership. His daughter was Mrs. Helen Nelson Englund of Battle Lake, Minnesota.  

Collection Description

The collection consists of customer account and purchase books, company account books and check stubs.  


Box 1

  • Check Stubs. 1912-27 

Outside of Box

  • Volumes 1-6 - Customer Account Books (includes name index). 1892-1913
  • Volumes 7-11 - Customer Purchase Books. 1893-1906
  • Volumes 12-13 - Company Account Books (includes account index). 1907-13