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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 8: Foreign Catalogs, 1898 - 1959Add to your cart.
The Winchester Repeating Arms Company copies of foreign catalogs date from 1898 to 1959.  Included are catalogs associated with firearms and outdoor sporting goods.  Arrangement is alphabetical by company name.
Box 20Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Beschreibung Automatische Record - Lademaschine fur SchrotpatronenAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Deutsche Waffen Munitronsfabriken, Patrone und Schub, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 20: GEW 98 - The German Mauser Rifle Model, 1898, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Krieghoff Model 32 o/u Shotgun, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Rheinmetall Selbstlade - Jagdgewehr fur SchrotpatronenAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Rheinisch - Westfalische Sprengstoff: actien-Gesellschaft, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Romer Romerwerk, SuhlAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Husqvarna Vapenfabriks Aktiebolag: Huskvarna SwedenAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Scotti ArmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Holland & HollandAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: L.C. FenwickAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Table of LoadsAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: GevarmAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Deutsche Werke - Walther Auto ShotgunAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Eley Brothers, Ltd. & Eley-Kynoch, 1910 - 1911, 1914 - 1915, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Fabrique Nationale D'Armes de GuerreAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Stephen Francis & SonAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: J.H. Lau & CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Werkzeugfabrik Blau & CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Manufacture Francaise D'Arms et Cycles, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Manufacture Francaise D'arms et Cycles, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 39: L'Armurerie Liegeoise, April 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Bancs d'Esreuves Des Armes a Feu, Liege, 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Bancs d'Esreuves Des Armes a Feu, Liege, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 42: BayardAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Fusil - Mitrailleur, Systeme A. Berthier, Model, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 44: BerthierAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Pietro BerettaAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: Birmingham Small Arms Company, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Birmingham Small Arms Company, Ltd. - BrochureAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Birmingham Small Arms Company, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Breda - BrochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Canadian Industries, Ltd. - Ammunition CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Ceska Zbrojovka, Ceskoslovensky Tercovy RevolverAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Cogswell & Harrison, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Charles RossonAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Churchill CartridgesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Dansk Industir Syndikat, MadsenAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Carbine Automatique Par L'effet du Recul Systeme Demarteau, Liege, 1908Add to your cart.
Folder 11: D. Dematreau - Fastre, Radium Models, HerstalAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Dumoulin & C ie, LiegeAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: L'Exportation - Generale, 1908Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Fabbrica D'Armi Lario Camerlata, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Fabrique National D'Armes de Guerre, Model 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Ferlach Arms, Austria, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Firearms Catalog, Missing First Page (2): Pieper/Bugard (Belgium), 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 18: French Model 1938 Manual, April 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 19: J. Francotte, May & Company, September 1899Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Fuher Durch Die Technische Literatur, 1926, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Fusil De ChasseAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Glaser-WaffenAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Waffen Jung, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Hans Strom, October 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Holland & Holland, Ltd., 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Walter Locke & Company, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Societe Moderne De Fabrications Macaniques, June 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 28: J.E. Reinecker, Chemmitz-Gablenz, 1900Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Kovo LimitedAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: W. Schnorrenberg et Fils, October 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 31: WaltherAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Treis-Liste uber Waffen, MunitiansAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Watson Firearm Sights, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 34: W. Watson & Sons, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Kynoch Ammunition, June 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 36: BombriniAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Luigi FranchiAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Nobel Industries, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Le Fusil RibeAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: G. Kynoch & Company, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 41: EibarAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Norma Precision BulletsAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Sjogren SystemAdd to your cart.
Folder 44: Haemmerli & Cie, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Parker-Hale, Ltd. - CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: Walther & CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: Webley & Scott, Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Westley Richards & Company, Ltd.Add 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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