Brice P. Disque papers, 1906-1960.


Brice P. Disque papers, 1906-1960.

Most of the collection relates to the United States War Department's Spruce Production Division, 1917-1921, and consists of letters, telegrams, and historical information. Other materials concern the Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen and include correspondence, convention minutes, and bulletins. Some materials relate to the post-war congressional investigation of the Spruce Division and to Disque's later business ventures; included are drafts of some of his writings and speeches delivered after 1920. Major correspondents include J. Cheever Cowdin, Clarence F. Lea, Henry Martyn Leland, George Meany, Alton T. Roberts, the American Federation of Labor, American Lumberman, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Employers Association of the Inland Empire, the International Shingle Weavers Union of America, and the West Virginia Timber Company.

1.89 cubic feet (6 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7413931

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United States. Department of Labor (corporateBody)

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government, responsible for occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, unemployment benefits, reemployment services, and occasionally, economic statistics. Many U.S. states also have such departments. The Department of Labor is headed by the U.S. Secretary of Labor. The purpose of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the well being of the wage earners, job seekers,...

United States Spruce Production Corporation (corporateBody)

Employers' Association of the Inland Empire. (corporateBody)

American Federation of Labor (corporateBody)

Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...

United States. War Dept. Spruce Production Division. (corporateBody)

West Virginia Timber Company. (corporateBody)

Cowdin, J. Cheever. (person)

Roberts, Alton T. (person)

American Lumberman (Firm) (corporateBody)

United States. Army (corporateBody)

The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen (corporateBody)

Lea, Clarence Frederick, 1874-1964 (person)

Meany, George, 1894-1980 (person)

Labor official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of George Meany : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587289 President, AFL-CIO, 1955-1980. George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was ...

International Shingle Weavers' Union of America (corporateBody)

Disque, Brice P., 1879-1960 (person)

Army officer in charge of the Spruce Production Division of the Bureau of Aircraft Production, President of the United States Spruce Production Corporation, 1917-1919, member of the Solid Fuels Administration for War, 1942-1943, and businessman. From the description of Brice P. Disque papers, 1899-1957. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 18766494 Born in 1879, Disque entered the United States Army at the start of the Spanish-American War. During World War ...

Leland, Henry Martyn, 1843-1932 (person)

Born Barton, VT, 1843; gun mechanic during Civil War; designed automobile engines; served on first board of directors and first general manager of Cadillac Automobile Co., 1902; left Cadillac and founded Lincoln Co., 1917. From the description of Diary, 1913. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 32058281 Henry Leland was co-founder of the Cadillac Motor Car Co. and founder of the Lincoln Motor Co. With his son Wilfred and three others he formed the Leland and Fau...