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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 11: P-14 Enfield, 1914 - 1918Add to your cart.
The Winchester Repeating Arms Company records relating to the P-14 Enfield date from 1914 to 1918.  Included are correspondence between the WRA Co. and the British War Office concerning the production of the Enfield rifle.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence with Captain Smyth-Pigott at Hotel Vanderbilt NY, November 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence with the Vanderbilt, Richmond, and Osgood Hotels, December 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Various Winchester Correspondence, January 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence with the England War Office and Enfield Lock in Middlesex, February 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Various Winchester Correspondence, March 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Various Winchester Correspondence, April 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence with J.P. Morgan & Co. and Captain Smyth-Pigott, May 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence with Captain Smyth-Pigott, June 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence with Captain Smyth-Pigott and the British Remount Commission, August 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence with Captain Smyth-Pigott, September 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Various Winchester Correspondence, October 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Various Winchester Correspondence, November 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence with Captain Smyth-Pigott, December 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Various Winchester Correspondence, January 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Various Winchester Correspondence, February 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Various Winchester Correspondence, March 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Various Winchester Correspondence - Including Announcement of the Major Smyth-Pigott's Death, April 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Various Winchester Correspondence - Including Sighting Shots on Targets, May 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Various Winchester Correspondence, June 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Various Winchester Correspondence, July 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Various Winchester Correspondence, August 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Various Winchester Correspondence, September 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Various Winchester Correspondence, October 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Various Winchester Correspondence, November 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Various Winchester Correspondence, December 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 26: P-14 Military Rifle: Tolerances Established on Components, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Spare Parts, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Disposal and Care of Scrap Parts, 1916 - 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Enfield Alteration of Plug for Locking Bolt, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Bolt Extractor & Barrel, 1916 - 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 31: P-14 Functioning of Magazine, 1915 - 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Finish for Enfield Parts (Browning & Bluing of), 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Changes in Ejector, 1915 - 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Greasing of Certain Parts, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Marking of Parts, 1916 - 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Packing and Shipping Cases, 1916 - 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Various Winchester Correspondence, January 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Various Winchester Correspondence, February 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Various Winchester Correspondence, March 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Various Winchester Correspondence, April 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Various Winchester Correspondence, May 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Various Winchester Correspondence, June 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Various Winchester Correspondence, July 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Various Winchester Correspondence, August - December 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Correspondence Concerning Payment, August - December 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Various Winchester Correspondence, January - March 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Various Winchester Correspondence, April - May 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Various Winchester Correspondence, June - August 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Various Winchester Correspondence, September - December 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, October 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, November 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, December 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Supplemental Agreement, December 30, 1916Add to your cart.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, January 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, February 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, March 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, April 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, May 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, June 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, July 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Shipment of Cutters and Tools, August 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, September 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, October 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, November 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, December 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, January 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, February 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence Concerning Accounting and Settlement, March 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Medical Services to Government Representatives, 1917 - 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Miscellaneous Correspondence With Government Representatives, 1917 - 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Trouble With Government Representatives, 1918 - 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Trouble With Government Representatives - Exports, 1918 - 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Clippings, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Clippings, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Clippings, January - April 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Clippings, May - June 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Clippings, July - October 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Clippings, November - December 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Supplemental Agreements and Contracts With Britain; American Ordinance Corp. Booklet, 1916, 1937Add 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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