Manuscripts, Theses

Appleton Woolen Mills records, 1859-1981

Author / Creator
Appleton Woolen Mills
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Summary

General correspondence, personal correspondence, production records, and financial records documenting all aspects of the textile industry in Wisconsin. Included is information on women in the work...

General correspondence, personal correspondence, production records, and financial records documenting all aspects of the textile industry in Wisconsin. Included is information on women in the workforce, product marketing and development, and the impact of a major employer on the community. The collection also contains information on predecessor firms and subsidiary firms such as Appleton Superior Knitting Works, F.J. Harwood, Hutchinson & Co., Lake Superior Knitting Works, Reedsburg Mills, and Turner & Hutchinson; on Riverview Sanatorium, the United Boys' Brigade, and the State Historical Society Board of Curators; on the Congregational Church and mission work; and on the Lakeshore Camping Company, an early tourist agency. Also included are papers of F. Harwood Orbison.

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Manuscripts, Theses
Language
English
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Physical Details
  • 489.2 cubic feet (429 records center cartons, 43 archives boxes, 3 flat boxes, 7 card file boxes, 89 volumes, and 2 rolls)
  • 0.5 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box and 1 oversize folder)
OCLC
ocm44496022
Finding Aids
  • Finding aid

  • COLLECTION, IN-PART, STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use, consult Reading Room Staff.

  • This collection has been assigned Mss 1100.
  • This collection is unprocessed.
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