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E. Murdock & Co. Records, 1866-1954

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Collector:
Murdock, E (Woodware Manufacturing)
Subject:
Whitney, Elisha
Whitney, William
New England Woodenware Corporation
Physical description:
0.33 cu. ft.: 1 box
Type:
Catalogs
Collection descriptions
Business records
Business letters
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston (Mass.)
Massachusetts, Winchendon
Massachusetts, Gardener
New Hampshire
Date:
1866
1866-1954
19th century
Notes:
Elisha Murdock founded the E. Murdock & Company in 1834 in Winchendon, Massachusetts. This company manufactured wood wares (such as tubs and pails), 1831-1931. A Boston plant operated until 1882. In 1929, Murdock's company merged with Keene Woodworking Company in New Hampshire and the West Swanzey plant to form the New England Woodenware Corporation. In 1958 the company moved to New Hampshire temporarily. Today it produces boxes in Gardener, Massachusetts.
Summary:
Correspondence from customers, catalogues, monthly statements and receipts; also price lists and miscellaneous items, such as bulletins, advertisements, and a census report.
Cite as:
E. Murdock Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American His
Topic:
Wooden box industry
Wood
Box making
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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