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MS 020 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection

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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],
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Series 5: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1876 - 1958Add to your cart.
The Winchester Repeating Arms Company records categorized under miscellaneous correspondence date from 1876 to 1958.  Included are correspondence between WRA Co. and various departments and companies concerning sales, accounting and other transactions.
Box MS20.12Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.23: Ctg. Manufacturing Machinery - Correspondence, 1903 - 1924Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.24: Winchester Barrel Tests for Erosion, 1908Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.25: Correspondence from UMC Co. Concerning Sales, 1876Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.26: Winchester Badges, Posters, Etc., 1918 - 1919Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.27: Appraisal of Land Belonging to Winchester, 1922Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.28: Correspondence Concerning and Pages from Corporate Data Book, 1952 - 1955Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.29: Brewer, Henry - Correspondence, 1934 - 1944Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.30: Correspondence Concerning Dupont Co., 1953 - 1954Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.31: Godfrey, Arthur - Presented #1,000,000 Model 97, 1952 - 1953Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.12.32: Rex Howard - Correspondence: Winchester WA Office, 1944 - 1948Add to your cart.
Box MS20.13Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.01: A.W. Hauge - CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.02: Locomotive - Crane, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.03: Olin, J.M. - Correspondence, 1934 - 1950Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.04: Olin Industries - Officers and DIrectors, 1937 - 1958Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.05: Safety Handbook ManuscriptAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.06: Indian Customers - SalesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.07: Stationery SamplesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.08: Stills - Registry of, 1951 - 1954Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.09: Stills - Registry of, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.10: Stemco Corporation - Report on, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.11: Veader, Daniel H.Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.12: Winchester "Time Payment Plan", 1955Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.13: U.S. Cartridge Co., 1944 - 1947Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.14: Western Cartridge Co. & Subsidiaries - Net Income, 1943 - 1944Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.15: WhirldryAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.16: Whirldry, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.17: Stanley Expeditions WinchesterAdd to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.18: Operating Committee, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder MS20.13.19: Miscellaneous CorrespondenceAdd 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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