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Guide to the Bannerman Family Papers
1788 - 2001 (bulk 1890-1968)
 MS 2906

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Collection processed by Ashley Todd

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 22, 2011
Finding Aid is written in English.

Container List

Series II: Francis Bannerman (Sons) Business

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials pertaining to the Bannerman family business, Francis Bannerman (Sons), including correspondence, notes, employee time books, scrapbooks and publications printed by the company.

Subseries A: Business Records

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains materials pertaining to the Bannerman family business from the 1890s to the 1970s. It includes correspondence, records and notes pertaining to the company's general business, ventures and eventual sale. In particular there are materials relating to its dealings with Lord Kitchnes regarding the Belgian Relief during WWI, the family of Admiral Dewey regarding the USS Olympia, the Marsteller Family regarding donations and relics, and the New York Central Railroad regarding a track crossing agreement.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 1 F. Bannerman Sons Correspondence and Documents
1891-1917
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Employee Time Book, weekly
1892
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Loose Scrapbook Materials from Vol. 2
1892-93
Box: 2 Folder : 4 F. Bannerman Business
1897-1919
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Olympia and Admiral Dewey
1898-1959
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Francis Bannerman Business Notes
[1900]
Box: 2 Folder : 7 F. Bannerman Sons, Marstellers
1903-17
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Correspondence
1905-17
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Lord Kitchnes, Belgian Relief
1914-18, 1933
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Correspondence
1915
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Correspondence [1 of 2]
1915
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Correspondence [2 of 2]
1915-17
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Agreement with New York Central Railroad
1915-68
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Employee Time Book, weekly
1916-18
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Bannerman Family Partnership
[1917]
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Belgian Relief Letters and Checks
1918
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Employee Time Book, Bannerman's Arsenal
1918
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Sale of Estate
1923-68
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Employee Time Book, weekly
1929-36
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Quaker Realty Company
1935
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Efforts to Sell the Business
1946-48
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Bannerman Booth at Congressional Church Antique Show in Manhasset
1954-56, 1958
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Francis Bannerman Sons
1955-68
Box: 3 Folder : 11 Correspondence and Documents
1956-57
Box: 3 Folder : 12 Francis Bannerman Sons, Inc.
1956-59
Box: 3 Folder : 13 Franics Bannerman Sons, Inc., Bylaws and Minutes
1957-68
Box: 3 Folder : 14 Binder, Francis Bannerman Sons, Inc.

General note

Originally held Francis Bannerman Sons, Inc., Bylaws and Minutes.

undated
Box: 3 Folder : 15 Francis Bannerman Sons
1971-75
Volume: 2 Scrapbook, vol. 2
1892-93
Volume: 3 Scrapbook, vol. 3
undated

Subseries B: Printed Material

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Francis Bannerman Sons Catalogs
1945-55
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Bannerman Military Catalogue
1949
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Bannerman Military Catalogue, 84th Anniversary
1949
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Bannerman Military Catalogue, 90th Anniversary
1955
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Bannerman Military Catalogue, 100th Anniversary
1966
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Francis Bannerman Sons, list of parts and equipment
[1966]

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