Farnsworth Manufacturing Records

Collection Number: 6636

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Farnsworth Manufacturing Records, 1931-1961
Collection Number:
6636
Creator:
Farnsworth Manufacturing
Quantity:
0.5 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Records (documents), reports, time books .
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
14 time books (weekly) from machinery repair shop (1931-1961); diary, 1954, of shop foreman listing repair work done each day by each employee; typescript lubrication survey for Farnsworth Mill done by Gulf Oil Corp., Portland, Me., ca 1950.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Farnsworth Manufacturing Co., Lisbon, Maine. Woolen mill & division of Cotwool Manufacturing Co. Also known as Farnsworth Mill.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes weekly time books, 1931-1932, 1935-1938, and 1941-1961, from the machinery repair shop; and a diary of a shop foreman, 1954, which lists repair work done each day by each employee. Also includes a report entitled, Lubrication survey for Farnsworth Mill, Deering-Milliken Service, Lisbon Center, Maine, done by Gulf Oil Corporation, Portland, Me., ca. 1950. Report outlines the type of lubricants recommended for various machines

PROVENANCE:

American Textile History Museum Collection, gift of Deering, Milliken and Company and Samuel T. Freeman & Company.
PROVENANCE:

American Textile History Museum Collection, gift of Deering, Milliken and Company and Samuel T. Freeman & Company.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cotwool Manufacturing Company.
Deering, Milliken & Co.
Farnsworth Manufacturing Co.
Farnsworth Mills (Lisbon, Me.)

Subjects:
Bills of lading
Business records
Conveyancing
Deeds
Dyes and dyeing
Invoices
Lubrication and lubricants
Supervisors, Industrial
Textile industry
Woolen and worsted machinery
Woolen and worsted manufacture
Price lists
Wool technology -- General
Woolen manufacturers

Geographic Subjects:
Lisbon (Me.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Records (documents)
Reports
Time books


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Farnsworth Manufacturing Records #6636. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6636 G: Farnsworth Manufacturing Graphics
6636 PUBS: Farnsworth Manufacturing Publications

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1931-1937
Box 1 Folder 2 1937-1943
Box 1 Folder 3 1943-1946
Box 1 Folder 4 1947-1949
Box 1 Folder 5 1949-1953
Box 1 Folder 6 1953-1957
Box 1 Folder 7 1957-1961
Box 1 Folder 8 1954
Box 1 Folder 9 1950