American Furniture Industries Survey Collection, 1978-1980
Howland, Richard H. Dr. special assistant to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1978-1979)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Vaughan Furniture Co., The
Lane Company, The
Jasper Cabinet Co
Century Furniture Co., Inc
Bass Brothers Furniture Co
Hooker Furniture Corp
American Heirloom Galleries
Kessler Industries, Inc
Drexel Heritage Furnishings
4 cu. ft.: 6 document boxes, 2 record boxes
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.
Includes completed schedules and catalogs of some sixty American furniture manufacturers. There are folders for all of the companies contacted.
American Furniture Industries Survey Collection, 1978-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History