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American Furniture Industries Survey Collection, 1978-1980

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Collector:
Howland, Richard H. Dr. special assistant to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1978-1979)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Creator:
Vaughan Furniture Co., The
Lane Company, The
Jasper Cabinet Co
Furniture World
Century Furniture Co., Inc
Steelcase, Inc
Bass Brothers Furniture Co
Broyhill Industries
Woodward, Inc
Hooker Furniture Corp
American Heirloom Galleries
Kessler Industries, Inc
Drexel Heritage Furnishings
Physical description:
4 cu. ft.: 6 document boxes, 2 record boxes
Type:
Schedules
Collection descriptions
Sales catalogs
Date:
1978
1978-1980
Notes:
Dr. Howland attempted to survey the archival holdings of American furniture manufacturers. A letter was sent to approximately 210 furniture companies in the summer of 1979; only 60 companies replied and the project was discontinued.
Summary:
Includes completed schedules and catalogs of some sixty American furniture manufacturers. There are folders for all of the companies contacted.
Cite as:
American Furniture Industries Survey Collection, 1978-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Advertising
Business--History
Furniture industry and trade
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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