West Virginia Pulp And Paper Company Records, 1884-1974.

Collection Number: 1781

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company records, 1884-1974.
Collection Number:
1781
Creator:
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company.
Quantity:
420.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Miscellaneous papers pertaining to the operation of the company and its previous and subsequent names, including Hinde and Dauch Paper Company.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, account books, deeds, contracts, leases, mortgages, records of suits and other legal papers, U.S. Government wartime directives, clippings, maps, statistics, financial records, and miscellaneous papers pertaining to the operation of the company and its previous and subsequent names, including Hinde and Dauch Paper Company; intracompany correspondence relates to departments of the home and branch offices, executive and personnel administration, accounting, finance, insurance, taxation, stock transfers, issues and redemptions, advertising, public relations, industrial and labor relations, operation of mills, research, purchasing, wartime activities, conservation, postwar planning, housing, drought relief, and stream pollution.
SUBJECTS

Names:
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company.

Subjects:
Paper industry--West Virginia.
Paper mills--West Virginia.
Pulp mills--West Virginia.
Papermaking--West Virginia.
Paper industry workers--West Virginia.
Water--Pollution--West Virginia.
Personnel management--West Virginia.
Employees--West Virginia.
Industrial relations--West Virginia.
Actions and defenses--West Virginia.
Corporations--West Virginia.
Industrial management--West Virginia.

Places:
West Virginia--Industries.
West Virginia--Manufactures.
West Virginia--Commerce.

Form and Genre Terms:
Account books.
Deeds.
Mortgages.
Leases.
Legal documents.
Financial statements.
Stock certificates.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company records, #1781. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Consists of collections #1781, #2830, and #3118.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
This guide covers collection 1781. There are 240 boxes as well as an additional mss folder. The collection was acquired at different times, with each acquisition restarting the numbering of the boxes with #1 within the guide. The actual boxes are now all numbered consecutively. This means that the first acquisition may have been 202 boxes, then the item listed as Box 1 of the second acquisition, may be Box 203 in our holdings. Starting at page 291 of the PDF are charts and maps, page 293 starts the account books. Box 198 starts a later acquisition and this starts on page 295 of the PDF.
This guide covers collection 2830, Boxes 1-89. Not listed are Boxes 90-116, v.64, v.65, and Scrapbooks 1-8. Starting at page 100 of the PDF is the original index of the contents of the company vault.
This guide covers collection 3118. This collection has 72 boxes. The collection was acquired at different times, with each acquisition restarting the numbering of the boxes with #1 within the guide. The actual boxes are now all numbered consecutively. This means that the first acquisition may have been 38 boxes, then the item listed as Box 1 of the second acquisition, may be Box 39 in our holdings. Starting at page 14 of the PDF is the original index from the company of the contents of the early acquisitions. Box 50 was deaccessioned, 9/1999.