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Roach and Musser Company Papers and Records

Identifier: MsC0191

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Correspondence, financial records, employee insurance reports, and stock proxies for the sale of Roach and Musser.


  • Creation: 1909-1965
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1950-1959


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Biographical / Historical

Roach and Musser Company, a producer of doors and sashes in Muscatine, Iowa, was founded in 1884 as the Muscatine Manufacturing Company. It went through several name changes, finally becoming Roach and Musser Co. in 1907.


8.50 Linear Feet

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Method of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Robert L. Roach, Ex-president of Roach and Musser, in 1968.

Related Materials

Randall, W. D. Little Known Stories of Muscatine. Muscatine, Iowa: Fairall Service,1949. MAIN Library F629.M8 R7

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Repository Details

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