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Horn and Hardart Records, 1921-2001

Creator:
Horn and Hardart
Donor:
Hardart, Paul
Hardart, Tom
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
Type:
Business records
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Clippings
Magazines (periodicals)
Photographs
Annual reports
Manuals
Newsletters
Date:
1921
1921-2001
20th century
Notes:
Originators of the Automat, Horn and Hardart was started in 1902 in Philadelphia. It opened in New York in the 1910s, eventually becoming, for a period of time, the world's largest restaurant chain. It also had retail stores.
Summary:
Business records for the Horn and Hardart chain of restaurants and retail stores. Includes business correspondence, photographs, annual reports, operating manuals, sales materials, and printed materials such as employee newsletters and clippings.
Cite as:
Horn and Hardart Records, 1921-2001, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Paul and Tom Hardart
Topic:
Restaurants
Retail trade
Food industry and trade
Local number:
2006.3062 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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