Cushman, Helen Baker

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Helen Baker Cushman, the daughter of Westinghouse vice president Ivan F. Baker, ran a business history consulting service in Westfield, N.J., under the style of H.M. Baker Associates. The firm specialized in business anniversaries. Its typical publication was based on the time line and blended facts from the client firm's history with general events in politics and popular culture, giving particular emphasis to the firm's founding year and its participation in world's fairs and expositions. H.M. Baker Associates also collaborated on a few book length company histories and acted as consultant in the setting up of in-house corporate archives. In the course of conducting her business, Mrs. Cushman collected a wide variety of business publications, trade cards, ephemera and other memorabilia.

From the description of Business papers, 1853-1992. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 79006726

Helen M. Cushman ran an industrial publicity service in New York City specializing in business anniversaries and collected a variety of business memorabilia.

From the description of Helen Baker Cushman Collection, 1933-1984. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122370790

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creatorOf Cushman, Helen Baker. Business papers, 1853-1992. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Cushman, Helen Baker,. Helen Baker Cushman Collection, 1933-1984. Hagley Museum & Library
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associatedWith Alaska Mutual Bank. corporateBody
associatedWith American Automatic Typewriter Company corporateBody
associatedWith Ametek Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Armour and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Bal Tabarin (Paris, France) corporateBody
associatedWith Barium Steel Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Butterick Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Butterick, Ebenezer, 1826-1903. person
associatedWith Cadillac Motor Car Company corporateBody
associatedWith Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.). corporateBody
associatedWith Chester County Mutual Insurance Company (Pa.). corporateBody
associatedWith Cincinnati Industrial Exposition. corporateBody
associatedWith Cluett, Peabody & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Davey Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. person
associatedWith Earle Gear and Machine Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ebasco Services Incorporated. corporateBody
associatedWith E. Butterick and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Empire Brush Works corporateBody
associatedWith Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France). corporateBody
associatedWith Filtrex Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Folies Bergere (Paris, France) corporateBody
associatedWith General Electric Company corporateBody
associatedWith Great Northern Chair Company corporateBody
associatedWith H.M. Baker Associates. corporateBody
associatedWith I.M. Singer & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith International Business Machines Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Jamison Cold Storage Door Company corporateBody
associatedWith John H. Woodbury, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Joyce-Cridland Company corporateBody
associatedWith Kelley, Etna M. person
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Montgomery Mutual Insurance Company (Md.). corporateBody
associatedWith Montgomery Ward & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith National Lead Company corporateBody
associatedWith New York Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations (1853-1854). corporateBody
associatedWith Opéra de Paris corporateBody
associatedWith Package Machinery Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.). corporateBody
associatedWith Polk Miller Drug Company corporateBody
associatedWith Pratt, Charles, 1830-1891. person
associatedWith Scottish Widows' Fund and Life Assurance Society corporateBody
associatedWith Searchlight Tattoo (1931 : Aldershot, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Sears, Roebuck and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Shreve, Crump & Low Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Somerville Savings Bank (N.J.). corporateBody
associatedWith Stanley Rule and Level Plant corporateBody
associatedWith United Artists Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Vienna International Exhibition (1873). corporateBody
associatedWith Walt Disney Productions. corporateBody
associatedWith Westinghouse Electric Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company corporateBody
associatedWith Whitehead Brothers Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilder, J.W. (Jones Warren), 1832-1894. person
associatedWith World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.). corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Jersey
Somerset County (N.J.)
United States
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
United States
Subject
Advertising, Direct-mail
Paper industry
Montgomery County (Md.)--Insurance companies
Savings banks--History
Typewriters--Catalogs
Refrigerators--Manuals
Middlesex County (N.J.)--Sand and gravel industry
Cosmetics--Catalogs
Vacuum cleaners--Catalogs
Anniversaries
Lifting jacks--Catalogs
Self-employed women
Insurance companies--History
Business enterprises--Anniversaries
Dishwashing machines--Catalogs
Mickey Mouse (Fictitious character)
Business enterprises--Founding dates
Chester County (Pa.)--Insurance companies
Doors--Catalogs
Advertising
Industrial publicity
Sewing machines--Price lists
Arrow shirts
Brooms and brushes--Catalogs
Publicity
Chairs--Catalogs
Sand and gravel industry
Exhibitions
Businesswomen
Playbills
Occupation
Collector
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Active 1853

Active 1992

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