Records, 1897-1966.

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Records, 1897-1966.

The records of the Fitz Water Wheel Company date from 1897 to 1966 and consist of correspondence, receipts, bids and proposals, contracts and agreements, production records, sales records, engineers' notebooks, and a small group of advertising materials. A large selection of company trade catalogues is available in the Imprints Department. The primary emphasis of the collection is on sales, as the company spent most of its effort in trying to maintain its specialized market niche. The records document the variety and persistence of low-head hydro power installations.

285 linear ft.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6720086

Hagley Museum & Library

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