Oregon State Archives
Series created to propose federal funds contracts and grants. It is used for invoicing and reporting and references are made to keep track of receipts and receivables
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Includes a letter, 1932, from James Montgomery, Jr., president and treasurer, to Brooks Palmer, New York City, describing the financial difficulties of the company. Also includes letters, 1934, from Montgomery to company directors, giving information about company operations and expenses, with notices of meetings of the Board of Directors. The letterhead includes an illustration of the factory
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Includes minutes of stockholders' meetings, 1934; stock certificates, 1938-1939; a company history, 1938; correspondence, 1933-1962, with clients, both buyers and sellers; and reference files, ca. 1880-1950, with advertising circulars, patents, trade catalogs, photographs, and related correspondence. Also includes profit and loss statements, 1880-1918; ledgers, 1879-1918; bills, receipts and credit memos, 1939-1940; sales orders, 1895-1918, some arranged by machinery type; notebooks on machines and their installation, 1887-1920, kept by E.W. Atkinson and William P. Homans; sales contracts, 1930-1952; and a Societe Alsacienne de Constructions Mecaniques specification book, 1911-1936, concerning specific orders
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Scott & Williams manufactured textile machinery, specifically hosiery and knitted underwear machinery. The records in this collection are divided into sales records and inventors and patents. The sales records (1891-1967) consist of three volumes of orders re: underwear machinery, fifteen volumes of orders re: hosiery machinery, and one volume of machines ordered and shipped. The underwear machinery volumes record order number, kind of machine manufactured, size, feeds, cuts per inch, number of cuts, style, machine number, and the date shipped. A number of different machines were shipped, including plain machine, interlock machine, deep welt machine, automatic double butt tuck & vertical floor, etc. Volume #3 also contains entries for Scott & Williams Co. of Mexico (1933-1942). The hosiery machinery volumes contain printed order forms, completed with handwritten text including the customer's name and address, the machinery model number, and the date of shipment. Each volume contains ... Read More
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Includes letter dated Feb. 9, 1926, to Geo. A. Burrill, East Bridgewater, Mass., telling him to start work on changes to a dustless condenser using a dustless flue. Also contains a document headed: General rules regarding patterns; specifications and prices, 1924, of Carver linters; and documents concerning shop labor charges, 1925; and machinery changes, 1927
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Contains acts of incorporation, charters and bylaws; minutes of meetings of board of directors and stockholders, 1850-1959; annual and biannual reports, 1890-1983; and legal documents and deeds, 1817-1945. Also contains extensive records of William G. Lord II, Crompton's last president, with incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1978-1988; reports and proposals, 1983-1988; maintenance and construction records; subject working files; reference files, 1850-1932; scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, press releases, and publications by or about the company. Financial records include balance sheets, 1884-1952, and a cash book, 1846-1852. Also includes records of Henry Kupfer & Co., 1907-1915, and Crompton-Richmond Co., 1916-1988
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Financial records are especially complete and are quite detailed until the 1860's. Collection contains a stock purchase and dividend ledger, 1836-1917; incoming correspondence, 1859-1940; memoranda on wages, production, machinery orders, etc., 1869-1879; inventories and statements, 1853-1898, 1933-1935; trial balances, 1856-1931; ledgers, 1830-1935, including one for Spaulding and Collins; journals, 1834-1938, including two for Spaulding and Collins; cashbooks, 1857-1935; and daybooks, 1849-1889. Also contains sales books, 1877-1916; price lists, 1856-1878; payroll totals, 1930-1935; stock inventories, 1902-1911; and a weaving record, 1907-1908. Includes a carpenter's ledger, 1826-1829, which appears to have belonged to a C. Starr; the ledger predates the Russell Manufacturing Co. and includes entries for labor and material used to build a school, church and homes for owners of the company. Also includes a detailed tool inventory
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Contains primarily business correspondence and invoices sent to the East Bethel Mill and the Turner Mills from D.F. Faulkner in Boston. Correspondence from Joshua Wedgewood, who assisted with operations at East Bethel, is also found throughout the collection. Includes incoming and outgoing executive correspondence, 1852-1879; records of taxes paid to the town of Turner, 1875-1877; financial records, including cashbooks, 1850-1860; bills and receipts, 1848-1879; sales invoices, 1863-1864, 1866, sent to the Turner mill by D.F. Faulkner; invoices, 1861, to the Bethel Mill; and sales invoices, 1854-1876. Also contains personal papers of various Faulkner family members, including correspondence to Francis F. Faulkner, 1855-1899, from his mother, brother Dwight, and daughter Anna. Also includes Masonic records of Francis Faulkner, three unidentified photographs, and poetry from an unidentified author
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Includes minutes of annual meetings, 1887-1892; insurance policies, 1890-1897; tax returns, 1881-1894; outgoing correspondence of D.E. Converse, 1883; outgoing correspondence of A.H. Twichell, 1883-1904; correspondence of J. Choice Evins, 1918-1930, much of it concerning the Cotton Manufacturers Association of South Carolina, of which he was president; and of S.W. Converse, 1927. Financial records include receipts for miscellaneous expenses, 1883-1921; A.H. Twichell's outgoing correspondence, 1887-1897, as treasurer; statements of accounts with Wheelwright, Eldredge and Co., 1888-1897; bills, correspondence, etc., 1891-1908, with Whitin Machine Works, Whitinsville, Mass.; and statements of accounts, 1888-1889, with O.H. Sampson. Also includes records of cotton purchases, 1880-1926; freight bills, 1889-1890; payrolls and wages, 1887-1927; and production records, 1900
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Collection serves as a source of information on the panic of 1837. Correspondence deals mainly with efforts to collect money due, especially from agents in the south. Includes agreement, 1833, with John Stoddard and J.S. Lovering in Paris; papers, 1840, about the dissolution of co-partnership with Porter Denny; writs of attachment, 1827-1842; and court orders and assignments of debts, 1841-1844. Also includes correspondence, 1835-1854, largely incoming, many addressed to Porter Denny & Co., mostly from the south during the 1840's about money owed; also letters of A.P. Stoddard to his brother Charles. Includes stock valuations or inventories of goods, 1842-1859; sales ledger balances, 1840-1859; lists of bad debts, 1841-1859; papers concerning the debt of Higginson and Pope, 1836-1849, and due Porter Denny, 1841-1855. Also contains accounts of sales of various goods, 1844-1853, and a brief record of the production of the Joseph Conant Co., a silk manufacturer in Northampton, Mass