Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Curtis Companies Inc. Records
Abstract Founded in 1866 and dissolved in 1938, the Curtis Companies were a conglomerate of associated sash, door, and millwork companies that eventually consolidated into a single corporation. Includes correspondence, ledgers, journals, cashbooks, stockbooks, and minute books, with correspondence of U.S. Representative George M. Curtis.This collection consists almost entirely of financial ledgers for a Clinton, IA company founded in 1886 that specialized in architectural woodworking. Over the years it absorbed many other, smaller companies.Apart from financial records, there appears to be six indexed letter press books dating 1900-1904; one annual report with some text from the 1930s; an 1893 printed volume describing the company's products; and ditto drafts (the longest about 60 pages) of "The Evolution of Woodwork: A History of the Curtis Companies from Founding in 1886 to the 75th Anniversary in 1941." Arrangement...
Edwin L. Sabin Papers
Novelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, subject files, preliminary drafts of his writings.
Leroy Jones Papers
Labor official from Clinton, Iowa. Correspondence between local and Iowa State Federation of Labor organizations and with the National Labor Relations Board. Also including speeches, press releases, union business papers, labor disputes, etc.