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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Unprocessed — Box 1
Scope and Contents The records date from 1889 to 1948 and occupy 9.75 linear feet.Account ledgers and packets of correspondence created by the Avery Insurance Company (under a number of different names) were discovered on the otherwise empty second floor of the building at 515 West Market that housed Avery Savings & Loan Association until demolition in August 1980. The insurance company had occupied that site from 1924 to 1966. Both companies were offshoots of B. F. Avery & Sons, one of the...
Collection — Box 1
Content Description There is no other information about the M.J. Carnahan Company in the collection, but a source, The History of Martin County, by Harry Q. Holt published in 1953, states that M.J. Carnahan began as a sawmill in 1881 under the management of Lewis C. Brooks and Magnus J. Carnahan. It was incorporated as Carnahan Manufacturing Company in 1904. Fred R. Brooks (son of Lewis) became president of the company upon his father’s retirement in 1923 and served in that capacity until the company...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of pamphlets and publications concerning commerce, business, labor, and international relations. Included are titles such as Cloth Hat, Cap and Milinery Workers International Union Report of Proceedings, Illinois State Federation of Labor Proceeding of Annual Convention, and United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America: Proceedings.
Scope and Contents The Marshall papers span the 1810's through 1960's, with the bulk of the material covering the business and personal interests of the 1930's through 1960's. Included in this collection are papers related to the Marshall family, especially John Marshall, Sr.; personal correspondence, mainly between family members; diaries, logs, and clippings of hobbies, especially fishing; and the business reports and correspondence of the Puritan Cordage Mills, where Marshall served as Chairman of the Board,...
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers