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The Resource Floyd Leslie Kresge papers

Floyd Leslie Kresge papers

Label
Floyd Leslie Kresge papers, 1901-1957; undated
Title
Floyd Leslie Kresge papers
Inclusive dates
1901-1957; undated
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection includes typed and signed and autographed and signed correspondence; mimeographed, typed and autographed business communications; and diaries from Floyd Leslie Kresge, Thomas Kresge and others in Indianapolis, IN; Scranton, PA; and Detroit, MI ranging from 1901 to 1957 and undated regarding business and family matters. There are also Christmas cards
Biographical or historical data
Floyd Leslie Kresge was born in Scranton, PA in 1885(?). Kresge managed the S.S. Kresge store in Indianapolis, Indiana from 1904 to 1916, and again from 1924 to 1957. Kresge also was the treasurer at J.D. Williams Co. in Scranton, PA from 1916 to 1924, and managed the Fond du Lac store, WI from 1920 to 1924. Kresge was twice married, first to Myrtle Kresge who died in 1914, and remarried in 1916 to Miss Ethel Maris. Floyd Kresge is the cousin of Sebastian S. Kresge, who was the founder/president of S.S. Kresge variety and novelty store chain. Floyd Kresge died in 1957 at the age of 72. He had no children.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1885-1957
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kresge, Floyd Leslie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
S.S. Kresge Company
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • S.S. Kresge Company
  • Business
  • Real property
  • Real property
  • Real property
  • Variety stores
  • Variety stores
  • Variety stores
  • Fond du Lac (Wis.)
  • Ransom (Pa.)
  • Scranton (Pa.)
  • Kresge, Sebastian Spering
  • Kresge, Sebastian Spering
  • Business
  • Real property
  • Variety stores
  • Indiana
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States
  • Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
Label
Floyd Leslie Kresge papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/183
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2009/09 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/22 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17542344
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Lccn
91799339
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Mae Sutton on 1986/05.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28411597
  • (OCoLC)28411597
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
3 manuscript boxes
Label
Floyd Leslie Kresge papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/183
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2009/09 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/22 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17542344
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Lccn
91799339
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Mae Sutton on 1986/05.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28411597
  • (OCoLC)28411597
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
3 manuscript boxes

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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