Cheney Brothers

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Mount Nebo Silk Manufacturing established by Charles, Frank, Ralph, and Ward Cheney and other family members in 1837; in 1843 renamed Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company; and in 1873 name changed to Cheney Brothers; sold to J.P. Stevens & Co., in 1955 and later resold to Gerli, Inc.; mills in South Manchester and Manchester, Conn., with offices in New York, N.Y.; closed in 1984.

From the description of Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company records, 1734-1979. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28411961

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Cheney Brothers. Records, 1926-1929. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Cheney family. Cheney family papers and business records, 1797-1956. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Cheney, Thomas L, b. ca. 1918. Labor Relations at Cheney Brothers, 1947. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Cheney Brothers. Records, 1833-1921. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Cheney, George Wells, 1888-1965. George Cheney papers, 1905-1970. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Cheney family papers and Manchester town records, 1795-1915 Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Archibald M. Crossley Papers., undated, 1926-2002. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn Elizabeth Thompson Papers MC156., 1939-1948 Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library,
creatorOf Cheney Brothers. Records, 1942-1956. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Cheney Brothers. Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company records, 1734-1979. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
creatorOf J.P. Stevens & Co. J.P. Stevens and Company, Inc. records, 1879-1989, bulk 1933-1960. Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
creatorOf Cheney family. Cheney family business and personal papers, 1888-1956. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Cheney, Thomas Langdon, 1917-. Papers, 1932-1956. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Cheney Brothers. Old mill property purchases and mill locations. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Grant, Ellsworth Strong. Papers, 1921-1993. Connecticut Historical Society
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associatedWith Cheney, Charles, 1803-1874. person
associatedWith Cheney family. family
associatedWith Cheney family. family
associatedWith Cheney family. family
associatedWith Cheney family. family
associatedWith Cheney, Frank, 1817-1904. person
associatedWith Cheney, George Wells, 1888-1965. person
associatedWith Cheney, John, 1801-1885. person
associatedWith Cheney, Ralph, 1806-1897. person
associatedWith Cheney, Thomas Langdon, 1917- person
associatedWith Cheney, Thomas L, b. ca. 1918. person
associatedWith Cheney, Waitstill Dexter Shaw. person
associatedWith Creange, Henry. person
associatedWith Crossley, Archibald M. person
associatedWith Dupas, Jean, 1882-1964. person
associatedWith Grant, Ellsworth Strong. person
associatedWith J.P. Stevens & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Mulberry Grove Silk Growing and Manufacturing Company (Hamilton County, Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith Pioneer Parachute Company (Manchester, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Thompson, Elizabeth Hall, b. 1873 person
associatedWith Van Dongen, Kees. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Connecticut
New York (State)--New York
Connecticut--Manchester
United States
Manchester (Conn.)
Manchester (Conn. : Town)
Ohio
Connecticut--Manchester
Subject
Textile workers
Silk industry
Labor unions
Legislation
World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects
Industrial accidents
Hours of labor
Real property--Maps
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects
Bastille Day
Labor laws and legislation
World War, 1939-1945--Manpower
Silk
Industrial mobilization
Silk manufacturers
Textile workers--Labor unions
Arbitration, Industrial
World War, 1914-1918--Manpower
Silk in art
Silk industry--Employees
Women--Legal status, laws, etc
Diversification in industry
Actions and defenses
World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
Textile industry
Industrial relations
Occupation
Activity

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Active 1797

Active 1956

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