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MS 020 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection

Overview

Abstract

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

World War I

World War II

Tom Hall Winchester Files

Winchester Subject Files

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Winchester History, Advertisements, Press Releases, and Books

Domestic Catalogs

Foreign Catalogs

Polishing Shop Record Books - Serial Number Application Ledgers

Various Winchester Historical Material

P-14 Enfield

Patents

Winchester Litigation Records

Manufacturing Techniques

Winchester Gun Museum Records

Bound Volumes

Photographs

Addition

Addition 2015

Oversize Materials

Inspection Sheets

Production Serial Number Ledgers



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MS 020 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection, 1857-1980 | McCracken Research Library

By Nathan Bender, Jacob Smith, Joshua Brown, Andrew Searle, Samantha L. Harper

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 020 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection, 1857-1980Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Extent: 100.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 01/01/1976

Abstract

The archives of the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. contain the original sales ledgers for firearms models (1866 – 1907), photographs of all Winchester firearms models, correspondence documenting the company's role in both World Wars, a large collection of domestic and foreign firearms catalogs, and several thousand engineering drawings. A portion of the collection contains the original patents for firearm technology purchased by Winchester.

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Acquisition Source: Olin Corporation

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: Digitized Collection of Winchester Repeating Arms Company - MS 020 in Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Digital Collections For more information please see http://library.centerofthewest.org/cdm/search/collection/p17097coll30/order/identi/ad/asc

Related Publications:

Rare Books - "Winchester Goes to War!"

"Hunting for Profits" by Paul M. Doane, a Winchester-Western Press sales/marketing publication, HD9744 F552 D63 1967

Preferred Citation: Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection, MS 20, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: World War I, 1914 - 1923],
[Series 2: World War II, 1932 - 1954],
[Series 3: Tom Hall Winchester Files, 1970-1979],
[Series 4: Winchester Subject Files, 1900 - 1980],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1876 - 1958],
[Series 6: Winchester History, Advertisements, Press Releases, and Books],
[Series 7: Domestic Catalogs, 1884 - 1999],
[Series 8: Foreign Catalogs, 1898 - 1959],
[Series 9: Polishing Shop Record Books - Serial Number Application Ledgers, 1877 - 1953, 1980],
[Series 10: Various Winchester Historical Material, 1907 - 1956],
[Series 11: P-14 Enfield, 1914 - 1918],
[Series 12: Patents, 1872 - 1949],
[Series 13: Winchester Litigation Records, 1871 - 1951],
[Series 14: Manufacturing Techniques],
[Series 15: Winchester Gun Museum Records],
[Series 16: Bound Volumes, 1919 - 1958],
[Series 17: Photographs],
[Series 18: Addition],
[Series 20: Addition 2015, 1950-2001, 2015],
[Series 21: Oversize Materials],
[Series 22: Inspection Sheets],
[Series 23: Production Serial Number Ledgers],
[All]

Series 21: Oversize MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box MCD21Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Edwin Pugsley - Competative Models Introduction Dates Chart, 1890-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Winchester Museum, New Haven - Floor Plans & BlueprintsAdd to your cart.
Box VR.40.3.4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Winchester Cartridge Payroll Records, 1876Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Winchester Advertising PostersAdd to your cart.
Box OS Small 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Gun Models DiagramAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Patent of Invention of 15 Years - For A New System of Firearms - To Nepel Palmer of Bidant, Paris, 1854-06-03Add to your cart.
June 3, 1854.
Folder 3: Winchester Goes to War!, 1943Add to your cart.
6 copies.
Folder 4: Winchester Company & Subsidiaries - Report on Examination, 1924-12-31Add to your cart.
December 31, 1924.
Folder 5: Winchester Repeating Arms Co. (Deleware) & Subsidiaries - Report on Examination, 1929-12-31Add to your cart.
December 31, 1929.
Folder 6: Pay Roll Records, 1898-1907Add to your cart.

Allen, Wesley B.

Avis, Samuel R.

Avis, Donnelly

Ball, Henry

Beebe, Winfield

Carroll, James D.

Chandler, Frank F.

Dunlap, James

Elcock, Alfred

Eustace, William L.

Gorham, Fred K. R.

Kann, Henry

Kohrer, Charles W.

Laufer, Herman

McGuire, Edward

Reade, Myron C.

Smith, William G.

Williams, Henry J.

King, Jacob

Brandau, Henry

Ross, Charles W.

McGuire, Thomas L.

Lubenow & Thiel

Thiel, W.A.

Box OS Small 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pay Roll Records, 1871-1873Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Winchester Western Sporting Arms & Ammunition Catalog, 1960-1970Add to your cart.
Box OS Med 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Winchester Stores Newspaper Advertisement - Minneapolis Journal, 1927-08-24Add to your cart.
August 24, 1927

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: World War I, 1914 - 1923],
[Series 2: World War II, 1932 - 1954],
[Series 3: Tom Hall Winchester Files, 1970-1979],
[Series 4: Winchester Subject Files, 1900 - 1980],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1876 - 1958],
[Series 6: Winchester History, Advertisements, Press Releases, and Books],
[Series 7: Domestic Catalogs, 1884 - 1999],
[Series 8: Foreign Catalogs, 1898 - 1959],
[Series 9: Polishing Shop Record Books - Serial Number Application Ledgers, 1877 - 1953, 1980],
[Series 10: Various Winchester Historical Material, 1907 - 1956],
[Series 11: P-14 Enfield, 1914 - 1918],
[Series 12: Patents, 1872 - 1949],
[Series 13: Winchester Litigation Records, 1871 - 1951],
[Series 14: Manufacturing Techniques],
[Series 15: Winchester Gun Museum Records],
[Series 16: Bound Volumes, 1919 - 1958],
[Series 17: Photographs],
[Series 18: Addition],
[Series 20: Addition 2015, 1950-2001, 2015],
[Series 21: Oversize Materials],
[Series 22: Inspection Sheets],
[Series 23: Production Serial Number Ledgers],
[All]


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