Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company Records and Blumenthal Family Papers, 1856-2010
Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Blumenthal, Barbara B
Blumenthal, Moses Lawrence
2 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based chocolate candy company, founded in 1911, and lasting until 1984.
The collection documents the Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company business from its founding in 1911, and also documents the family's history. Papers regarding the company include historical writings about the company; advertising; photographs, of the employees, the packaging and display of the products, the production process, and the company's buildings; business papers such as correspondence, contracts, legal and financial documents; reports and papers relating to production; annual reports; bound volumes of the company's newsletter, "Chocolate Chat"; and news clippings. The family papers include land indenture and real estate documents; photographs; letters, writings and ephemera relating to various family members, including papers relating to Moses Lawrence Blumenthal's career as an illustrator.
Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company Records and Blumenthal Family Papers, 1856-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2015.3052 (NMAH Acc.)
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