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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


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]

Series 4: Winchester Subject Files, 1900 - 1980Add to your cart.
The Winchester Repeating Arms Company records categorized under subject files date from 1900 to 1980.  Included are correspondence, press articles, bulletins, company reports, and other material relating to firearms.  Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Box MS20.10Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.16: Winchester Advertising - Badges & Buttons, 1915 - 1930Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.17: Winchester Ad MediumsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.18: Adirondack Fire Arms Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.19: Addis, T.E.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.20: Albee, George E.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.21: AmmunitionAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.22: Ammunition - Lucian Cary ArticleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.23: Arms MuseumsAdd to your cart.
See also Bob Anderson Research Files in Box 36
Folder MS20.10.24: Article for Compton's Encyclopedia and CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.25: Winchester Ballistics .218 Bee and .300 H&HAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.26: "The Early Ballard" by L.D. SatterleeAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.27: Ballistic's TablesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.28: Barney & BerryAdd to your cart.
Ice Skates, Roller Skates
Folder 20.10.28.2: Bayonet - Trowel-BayonetAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.29: Bender, Lloyd - Collection of Early Winchester ModelsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.30: BlunderbussesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.31: Becker Revolving ShotgunAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.32: Browning, John M.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.33: Browning Brothers Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.34: Burnside Rifle CompanyAdd to your cart.
Not in box, 2017-11-07
Folder MS20.10.35: CannonsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.36: Clarion, South Wales - NewsletterAdd to your cart.
Pony Express, Dude Ranch
Folder MS20.10.37: Colt HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.38: Colt MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.39: Miscellaneous CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.40: Photostats of Old CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.41: Canadian Arsenal, LimitedAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.42: Winchester Cartridge Board LayoutAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.43: Centennial of Fire PowerAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.44: Continental Arms CorporationAdd to your cart.
Folder 20.10.45.1: Confederate ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 20.10.45.2: President Coolidge Model 94 # 1,000,000Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.46: CrossbowsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.47: Crossman, Captain E.C.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.48: Damascus BarrelsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.49: Detonating LocksAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.10.50: Elliot, J.Add to your cart.
Box MS20.11Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.01: Engraving & Wood Carving - John and Conrad Ulrich, Nick KusmitAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.02: Employee Functions - Winchester ChorusAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.03: Evans Rifle Manufacturing CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.04: Fiala Arms & Equipment CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.05: Firearms HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.06: FlintlocksAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.07: Ford, HenryAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.08: Fiftieth AnniversaryAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.09: Gun Cases - Canvas & LeatherAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.10: Gatling GunAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.11: GevarmAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.12: Greene CarbinesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.13: GunsmithsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.14: Hall RiflesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.15: Hatfield, "Cap"Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.16: Hand CannonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.17: HusqvarnaAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.18: Hunt Rifle & Walter HuntAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.19: Jennings Rifle & JenningsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.20: Jennings, Hunt, Volcanics, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.21: Johnson Automatics Inc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.22: Mason, WilliamAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.23: Miscellaneous - Firearms & AccoutrementsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.24: Miscellaneous - PeopleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.25: Miscellaneous - WRAC Advertising, 1900 - 1930Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.26: Magazine Repeating Firearms to 1860Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.27: MannlicherAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.28: Manton, Joseph & JohnAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.29: Marlin Arms Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.30: Marston RifleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.31: Martini RifleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.32: Massachusetts Arms Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.33: Mauser FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.34: Metallurgy: Photomicrographs, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.35: Mossberg Arms Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.36: Oakley, AnnieAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.37: National Match Committee, 1924Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.38: Olin Corporation: Nilo Farms - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.39: Parsons, Herb - Correspondence, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.40: Parsons, Herb - Correspondence, 1958 - 1959Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.41: Parsons, Herb - Correspondence, 1959 - 1960Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.42: Pim PistolAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.43: Porter FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.44: Powder FlasksAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.45: Primers & Percussion Caps - HistoriesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.46: Proof MarksAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.47: Pugsley Collection HandgunsAdd to your cart.
Digital Collections - Scan of Item
Folder MS20.11.48: Pugsley Collection LongarmsAdd to your cart.
Digital Collections - Scan of Item
Folder MS20.11.49: Pugsley, Edwin - Winchester Gun Museum - John C. Garand, Carbine WilliamsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.50: Pugsley, Edwin - Correspondence, 1934 - 1947Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.11.51: Correspondence re: Firearms - Pugsley and Others, 1946Add to your cart.
Box MS20.12Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.01: Browning Correspondence with Pugsley, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.02: Remington Arms Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.03: Ross FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.04: Sharps Rifle Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.05: Sights, ScopesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.06: Springfield Arms - Research of Officer's Model 1875 RifleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.07: SuhlAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.08: Telescopes & Lenses - SightsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.09: Tuft's CannonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.10: U.S. Military Ammunition (Photocopies), 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.11: Villar PerosaAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.12: WarsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.13: WebleyAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.14: White, H.P. Laboratory Test Report - High Endurance Test of 4 Models of 12 gauge Shotguns, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.15: Whitney, Eli and Eli Whitney Jr.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.16: Winchester Coal PulverizersAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.17: Winchester Gun Museum HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.18: Winchester Family HistoryAdd to your cart.
Compiled by Robert W. Winchester
Folder MS20.12.19: Winchester Standard Production SightsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.20: WRAC's "Standards: For Magazine Plugs & Screws"Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.21: Winchester MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Edwin Pugsley's List of Winchester Firsts
Folder MS20.12.22: WRAC TrademarksAdd to your cart.
Box MS20.36Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.36.01: Bob Anderson Files - Research Information and Notes Concerning the Colt Navy RevolverAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.36.02: Bob Anderson Files - Research Information, Notes, and Correspondence Concerning the Colt Navy RevolverAdd to your cart.

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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