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Guide to the J. Wilson Morrow Papers, 1930-1968 and undated

Summary

Businessman who sold household appliances and radios in Wernersville, Pa., during the 1930s-1940s. Collection spans 1930-1968 and includes memos, service and repair bulletins, newsletters, sales and product manuals, price and product lists, blueprints and photographs. Companies represented include Edison Electric, General Electric, Hotpoint, Maytag, Metropolitan Edison, Raymond Rosen, Stromberg-Carlson, Sylvania and Westinghouse. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11010
Title
J. Wilson Morrow papers
Date
1930-1968 and undated
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection spans 1930-1968 and includes memos, service and repair bulletins, newsletters, sales and product manuals, price and product lists, blueprints and photographs. Companies represented include Edison Electric, General Electric, Hotpoint, Maytag, Metropolitan Edison, Raymond Rosen, Stromberg-Carlson, Sylvania and Westinghouse. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Arrangement

Organized alphabetically.

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[Identification of item], J. Wilson Morrow Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

American Greeting Publishers--Stock control cards, 1943
Box 1
Bob White Frosted Foods (Frosty Acres brand)--Price list, 1968
Box 1
Central Sink Cabinets--Specifications and photographs, undated
Box 1
Easy Washing Machine Co.--Service bulletins, 1936 and undated
Box 1
Edison/Hotpoint--Commercial Cooking Manual Vol.II: Sales Presentations, undated
Box 1
General Electric--Disctric circulars, 1937-1938
Box 1
General Electric--Salesman's Bulletin, 1937 and undated
Box 1
General Electric--Service Bulletin, 1937-1938
Box 1
General Electric--Service bulletins, 1937-1942
Box 1
Keystone Appliances--Product bulletins, 1935-1936
Box 1
Maytag--Parts/price lists, 1933-1940
Box 1
Maytag--Service manuals and miscellaneous, 1941-1947 and undated
Box 1
Metropolitan Edison--Specifications data, 1941
Box 1
Notes and miscellaneous, 1930-1939 and undated
Box 1
Raymond Rosen Co.--Radio Bulletin, 1935-1938
Box 1
Stromberg-Carlson--Solder Nuggets; Wartime Radio Service, 1937-1942
Box 1
Successful Servicing (publication), 1935
Box 1
Sylvania--Sylvania News, 1937
Box 1
Westinghouse--Service Beacon, 1944
Box 1
Westinghouse--Service bulletins, 1939-1941
Box 1
 

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Provenance

The J. Wilson Morrow Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2004.

Processing Information

Processed by: Richard Collier, Mar. 2015

Accessions described in this finding aid: 2004-0325