Leopold Desk Company Records
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Scope and Contents
The records of the Leopold Desk Company document the first eighty years of its history with annual reports, property accounts, minutes from stockholders and directors meetings, and time books. Their products are showcased in catalogs dating from 1888 to 1927.
The company was located at the 900 block of Osborn Street until 1972, when it moved to 2825 Mount Pleasant Street.
- Creation: 1886-1964
- Leopold Desk Company (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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1.75 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Office furniture manufacturing firm in Burlington, IA. Company's history is documented with annual reports, minutes, time books, etc. Catalogs showcase their products.
Method of Acquisition
The Leopold Desk Company was an office furniture manufacturing firm which operated out of Burlington, Iowa, for 102 years before closing in 1990. Frederic Leopold donated in 1959 and 1981.
Existence and Location of Originals
2 oversized catalogs 5:22:2 2003 Addendum (rolled) 5:22:2
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