Louis E. Kirstein business business records, 1909-1942

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Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942. Business records, 1909-1942

Louis E. Kirstein business business records, 1909-1942

1909-1942

These are the office files of Louis E. Kirstein. Although there are some papers relating to Filene's store, the focus is on business interests of Kirstein, his philanthropic and community activities, the Associated Merchandising Corporation, the Federated Department Stores, and the Associated Retail Federation.

50 linear feet (103 boxes, 11 volumes, 2 microfilm reels)

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