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Thomas Perry's collection of Jasper Wood Product Co. material

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Jasper Wood Products Company



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Thomas Perry's collection of Jasper Wood Product Co. material, 1936-1980 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego, 2009

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1936

Primary Creator: Perry, Thomas

Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged chronologically and by item type.

Date Acquired: 04/09/2007

Subjects: Forestry products industry

Forms of Material: Letters (correspondence), Records (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains correspondence written to and from Thomas Perry, Chief/Consulting Engineer for the Jasper Wood Products Company, along with quotes and estimates for components of the prefabricated houses. There are reports from testing of the same components, along with timecards from the business. The collection also contains newsclippings from the 1930's relating to the housing industry. There are a few unrelated newsclippings from 1978 and 1980 and a company catalog from MacBeath Hardwood Company.

Biographical Note

Thomas Perry was the Chief/Consulting Engineer for the Jasper Wood Products Co. in Jasper, Indiana.

Subject/Index Terms

Forestry products industry

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 box

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Purchased on e-Bay

Preferred Citation: MSP 29, Thomas Perry's collection of Jasper Wood Products Co. material, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries


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