Dexter Company Records
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Scope and Contents
The records of the Dexter Company date from 1904 to 1954, and document the company's history up to the time that it was bought by Philco. Approximately twenty linear feet of records, housed in some seventeen boxes, make up the collection. Corporate reports, financial statements, patents, advertising, correspondence, and stockholders agreements combined with legal papers, contracts, auditor's reports, and payroll registers give a fairly complete picture of this company's activities up to the mid-1950s.
- Creation: 1904-1954
- Dexter Company (Organization)
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This collection is open for research.
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20.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Washing machine manufacturing company in Fairfield, Iowa. Corporate records, financial reports, correspondence, patents, etc.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were given to the University by the Dexter Company in 1958.
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