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Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company Records and Blumenthal Family Papers, 1856-2010

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Creator:
Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Donor:
Blumenthal, Barbara B
Blumenthal, Joseph
Subject:
Blumenthal, Moses Lawrence
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Type:
Advertising
Collection descriptions
Articles
Contracts
Correspondence
Family papers
Financial records
Indentures
Legal records
Photographs
Business records
Clippings
Newsletters
Reports
Writings
Place:
Pennsylvania
United States
Date:
1856
1856-2005
1856-2010
20th century
19th century
1940-1950
1910-1940
1970-1980
Notes:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based chocolate candy company, founded in 1911, and lasting until 1984.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company Records and Blumenthal Family Papers, 1856-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Real property
Factories
Candy
Chocolate
Chocolate factories
Chocolate industry--History
Cocoa
Local number:
2015.3052 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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