Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

Scovill Manufacturing Company records, ca. 1790-1956 (inclusive), Digitized items: Materials relating to the Strike of 1920

Creator/Contributor:
Scovill Manufacturing Company, creator
Description:
Correspondence, daybooks, inventory books, payrolls, invoices, sales records, and order books. Letter books cover the Chicago and New York City stores as well as the Waterbury, Conn., office. Includes correspondence with the Welsbach Company, a customer, 1898-1913. Also includes World War I office files; employment office records and advertising material from the post-World War I period; maps, plans, and photos; recordings of World War II events; and research reports.
Place Of Origin:
Massachusetts
Extent:
321 linear ft. (942 v., 174 boxes, 81 cases)
Copies: 4 microfilm reels.
Language:
English
Genre:
Letterpress copybooks.
Account books.
Daguerreotypes.
Letters.
Payrolls.
Maps.
Photoprints.
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Adams, W. Irving (Washington Irving)
Bishop, Philip W
Connelly, F. J
Curtis, A. C
Davis, Edward H
Gorse, F. J
Goss, Edward O
Goss, John H
Holmes, Israel
Hyde, B. P
Monagan, W. H
Power, George T
Sanderson, E. S
Sperry, H. J
Scovill Manufacturing Company.
Abel Porter and Company.
American Brass Association.
American Pin Company.
Carrington Manufacturing Company.
Matthews and Willard.
Morency, Van Buren and Company.
Oakville Company.
Naugatuck Valley Water Power Company.
Schrader Company.
Scovill and Adams.
S. Peck and Company.
Waterbury and Meriden Railroad.
Welsbach Commercial Company.
Manufactures
Brass industry and trade--Connecticut
World War, 1914-1918
Button industry--Marketing
Buttons
Industrial relations
Metal products
Working class--Connecticut
Personnel management
Photography--Equipment and supplies
Manufactures--Connecticut--Waterbury
Frankford Arsenal (Pa.)
Chicago (Ill.)--Commerce
New York (N.Y.)--Commerce
Notes:
Scovill Manufacturing Compay Records. Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School.
is available on microfilm, (1 reel, 35 mm.) for use in the Historical Collections Reading Room, Baker Library. Order no. 80-1151.
are available on microfilm (3 reels, 35mm.) for use in the Historical Collections Reading Room, Baker Library. Order no. 85- 3569.
Manufacturer of brass objects such as buttons and other fasteners, screws, parts for lamps, tools, etc. Also manufactured daguerrotype plates and photographic supplies. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut. Incorporated in 1850, but the business extended back at least until 1802. Among firms which became part of Scovill were Matthews and Willard, Schrader, Hamilton-Beach, American Pin, and Morency, Van Buren.
Unpublished finding aid in repository.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Women, Enterprise & Society
Record ID:
990006027070203941_HBS.Baker:959122