Manhattan Woolen Records

Collection Number: 6762

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Manhattan Woolen Records, 1903-1932
Collection Number:
6762
Creator:
Manhattan Woolen
Quantity:
0.5 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, records (documents) .
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records include certificate of incorporation, amendments and bylaws, 1903-1924; minutes of directors' meetings, 1916-1933; minutes of stockholders' meetings, 1924-1932; correspondence, 1915-1930; record of stock purchases and transfers, 1906-1932; and stock certificates and stubs, 1903-1932.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Located in New York City and incorporated in 1903 the company acted as a selling agent for the American Woolen Co., which was headquartered in New York City with mills throughout New England. Company liquidated in 1933.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes stock ledger of shareholders, 1903-1932; stock transfer record, 1906-1932; certificate of incorporation, amendments, bylaws, 1903-24; minutes of directors' meetings, 1916-1933; minutes of stockholders' and directors' meetings, 1924-1933; and loose stock certificates & stubs, 1903-1932.

PROVENANCE:

American Textile History Museum Collection, gift of Joseph Knight.
PROVENANCE:

American Textile History Museum Collection, gift of Joseph Knight.
SUBJECTS

Names:
American Woolen Company.
Manhattan Woolen Company.

Subjects:
Articles of incorporation
Business records
Manufacturers' agents
Minutes (administrative records)
Stock certificates
Textile industry
Woolen and worsted manufacture
Woolen goods industry
Selling agents.
Wool technology -- General

Form and Genre Terms:
Correspondence
Records (documents)


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:
Manhattan Woolen Records #6762. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1903-1924
Box 1 Folder 2 1909-1922
Box 1 Folder 3 1916
Box 1 Folder 4 1916
Box 1 Folder 5 1916
Box 1 Folder 6 1924-1926
Box 1 Folder 7 1927-1929
Box 1 Folder 8 1930-1932
Box 1 Folder 9 1903
Box 1 Folder 10
Box 1 Folder 11 1923-1930
Box 1 Folder 12 1903-1932
Box 1 Folder 13 1903-1907
Box 1 Folder 14 1915-1921
Box 1 Folder 15 1922-1931