Northwestern

Don Baxter, Inc., Records of Edit

Summary

Identifier
55/28/6

Dates

  • 1930-1962 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

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Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    The Don Baxter, Inc. records consist of a small amount of correspondence and related administrative records for the company, as well as two scrapbooks.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Don Baxter, Inc. records consist of a small amount of correspondence and related administrative records, and two scrapbooks. One scrapbook has materials relating to the Army-Navy “E” Award for excellence in wartime production, and the second one relating to materials about the “vacoliter” and other Don Baxter products.

  • Arrangement Note

    Materials are organized in folders by topical headings, and chronologically within folders.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The Don Baxter, Inc. records were separated from the American Hospital Supply Corporation records (Accession #88-52) as Accession #91-128.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Separated Materials

    Some files concerning the American Hospital Supply Corporation were separated and incorporated into Series 55/28/3.

  • Related Materials

    Additional information on the American Hospital Supply Corporation and the career of Foster G. McGaw may be found in Frederick D. Sturdivant’s study, Growth Through Service: The Story of American Hospital Supply Corporation (Northwestern University Press, Evanston, 1970). Related materials concerning Foster McGaw and the American Hospital Supply Corporation have been arranged and described as separate series: The Foster G. McGaw Papers, Series 55/28/5, document his personal life and philanthropic activities; corporate records of AHSC, 1923-1963, make up Series 55/28/2; his personal papers relating to the American Hospital Supply Corporation--corporate records oriented more specifically to his personal concerns--form Series 55/28/3; and multi-volume scrapbooks presented by business associates to McGaw constitute Series 55/28/4.

  • Processing Information

    Alex Strauss, March 1998.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

Components