Archives Organization File, 1875-1986, pt.2.


Archives Organization File, 1875-1986, pt.2.

Publications, manuals, policies, and plans issued by a large sample of Fortune 500 corporations and by a variety of organizations, such as professional and trade associations, government agencies, and educational and cultural organizations. The materials issued by corporations include company histories, employee newsletters, employee benefit plans, personnel practice manuals, performance appraisal forms, affirmative action policies, training brochures, job descriptions, and career development programs as well as national trade association documents and recruitment material. Several economic activities(sectors) are represented in the collection, such as manufacturing, transportation, mining, banking, insurance, utilities, trade, and services. Corporations whose pamphlets are held in the collection include AT&T, Bethlehem Steel, Bell Telephone System, Firestone Tire & Rubber, Ford Motor Co., General Electric, General Foods, General Mills, General Motors, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Heinz, International Harvester, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Aircraft Co., Maytag Co., Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., National Association of Manufacturers, Pennsylvania Railroad Co., Radio Corporation of America (RCA), Standard Oil, Tennessee Valley Authority, Union Carbide, and Westinghouse Electric among numerous other corporations.

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Leeds and Northrup Company (corporateBody)

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National Cash Register Company (corporateBody)

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Honeywell Inc. (corporateBody)

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Glass Container Manufacturers Institute (corporateBody)

Pfizer Inc. (corporateBody)

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Lincoln Telephone & Telegraph Co. (corporateBody)

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John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company (corporateBody)

National Committee for Full Employment (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Lukens Steel Company (corporateBody)

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Hawaiian Pineapple Co. (corporateBody)

P.H. Hanes, Knitting Company. (corporateBody)

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New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (corporateBody)

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation (corporateBody)

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New York Shipping Association (corporateBody)

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Haloid Company (corporateBody)

Imperial Oil Limited (corporateBody)

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Mesta Machine Company. (corporateBody)

Personnel Management Association of New York. (corporateBody)

National Association of Broadcasters (corporateBody)

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Northeastern university Boston, Mass. (corporateBody)

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On March 20, 1837, legislation providing for work to proceed on three railroads and two canals in Michigan became law. One of the railroads -- the central -- was to connect Detroit and St. Joseph through the second tier of counties. Based upon preliminary work already done by the Detroit and St. Joseph Railroad Company (whose rights and properties were purchased by the state), the railroad was able to begin operation (at least as far as Dearborn) by the end of 1837. In 1846, the central railroad...

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General Telephone Company of California (corporateBody)

International Paper Company (corporateBody)

The International Paper Company was formed in 1898 by Hugh Chisholm as a result of the merger of 17 pulp and paper mills in the northeastern United States. It currently owns over 8 million acres of land in the U.S. and its primary products are paper and paper distribution, packaging and forest products. From the description of Records, 1873-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 73518022 ...

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Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (corporateBody)

Inland Steel Company (corporateBody)

Steel Company founded in 1893 in Chicago, Illinois; Inland Steel operated a fleet of bulk freighters for ore transport on the Great Lakes. From the description of Records 1978-1981. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 588915836 Wheelwright, located in eastern Kentucky's Floyd County, is a town created by the coal industry. Initially developed as a coal camp by Elk Horn Coal Corporation, Wheelwright began to take shape in 1911. It was incorporat...

Prudential Insurance Company of America (corporateBody)

State university of New York at Stony Brook (corporateBody)

Samuel B. Gould served as Chancellor of the State University of New York from 1964-1970. From the description of Inauguration of Samuel Brookner Gould as President of the State University of New York, 1965. (SUNY Geneseo). WorldCat record id: 173818567 CURRENT FUNCTIONS. The State University of New York (SUNY) provides a State-supported system of higher education for the youth of the State. It accomplishes this through geographically dispersed college and univer...

Meredith Publishing Group (corporateBody)

New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Personnel. (corporateBody)

Michigan Bell Telephone Company. (corporateBody)

Institute of Life Insurance (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Goodyear tire and rubber company (corporateBody)

Goodyear put pneumatic tires on 1917 Packard trucks for the first interstate trucking run between its Akron tire factory and Boston to prove that air-filled tires could make long-haul trucking possible. From the description of Wingfoot Express press kit, [ca. 1984-1987]. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41001463 ...

New Jersey Manufacturers Association (corporateBody)

Pennsylvania Railroad (corporateBody)

The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing, caused by the evolution of the interstate highway system and the advancements in air transportation. Originally created by Philadelphia merchants in 1846, it sought to build a trunk route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via the Allegheny Mountains to c...

North American Aviation (corporateBody)

Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company (corporateBody)

Prior to the 1870s, Philadelphia's public transportation system consisted of dozens of independently owned and operated horse-drawn streetcar lines. However, as Philadelphia's population grew, increasing street congestion and the disorganization of the numerous independent streetcar lines created a need for a more efficient transportation system. Efficiency could only be achieved through expensive mechanization, which required consolidated capital. The path to electrification and un...

Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation. (corporateBody)

International Nickel Company (corporateBody)

New Jersey. Dept. of Civil Service. (corporateBody)

McGraw-Hill book company (corporateBody)

Goodyear Atomic Corporation (corporateBody)

National Biscuit Company (corporateBody)

The National Biscuit Company was founded in 1898, the product of a merger among the American Biscuit and Manufacturing Company, the New York Biscuit Company, and the United States Baking Company. The new conglomerate was headquartered in New York City with 114 bakeries across the United States. Over the next several decades the company grew by acquiring companies such as the F.H. Bennett Company, maker of Milk-Bone Pet Products, and the Shredded Wheat Company, maker of Triscuit Wafers and Shredd...

Marathon Oil Company (corporateBody)

Philip Morris and Company (corporateBody)

Johnson & Johnson. (corporateBody)

Grand Union Company (corporateBody)

Illinois Central Industries (corporateBody)

New York Telephone Company (corporateBody)

The New York Telephone Company originated in 1878 in Albany, New York. The company expanded to other regions of the state and by the turn of the century Oswego County became part of this interstate communication network. By the early 1900's AT&T became a majority stock holder in the company and made New York Telephone part of its vast communication empire. From the description of New York Telephone Company Line Service Association papers, 1914-1932. (SUNY Oswego). WorldCat record...

National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Industrial Hygiene Foundation of America (corporateBody)

New York (State). Temporary Commission Against Discrimination (corporateBody)

New York Times Company. (corporateBody)

The National Desk, also referred to as the National News Desk or the Telegraph Desk, is the department responsible for the development and presentation of The New York Times' reporting on the United States. At the time of these records' creation, it was one of three main news desks at The Times, along with the Metropolitan Desk and the Foreign Desk. Staff members include the national-news editor who headed the department, news editors in New York City, and editors and correspondents in the vario...

Civil Service Commission of the City of New York (corporateBody)

Haloid Xerox, Inc. (corporateBody)

Kaiser Steel Corporation (corporateBody)

National Council on the Aging. (corporateBody)

General Motors Corporation. Delco Products Division (corporateBody)

Michigan Civil Rights Commission (corporateBody)

General Telephone Corporation (corporateBody)

General Mills, inc. (corporateBody)

Minneapolis, MN. From the description of Pamphlet and handbill, ca.1930. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122364952 In 1893 the Washburn-Crosby Company of Minneapolis opened a Buffalo office from which to distribute its flour throughout the East. A Buffalo flour mill followed in 1904, and in 1928 General Mills was organized with Washburn-Crosby as its nucleus. Washburn-Crosby was dissolved in 1937. General Mills Buffalo operations include a cereal...

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