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John M. Studebaker letter

Label
John M. Studebaker letter, 1909
Title
John M. Studebaker letter
Inclusive dates
1909
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This typed letter is on Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company letterhead with two black and white etchings at the top. The small picture shows the First Studebaker Shop, dated 1850. The larger picture has a caption, thus: "Studebaker Vehicle Works, South Bend, Ind., U.S.A., Largest in the World Covering 101 Acres." The upper left corner lists: J. M. Studebaker, president; George M. Studebaker, vice president; Clement Studebaker, Jr., treasurer; and J. M. Studebaker, Jr., secretary. The nine branch offices are located in: "New York City; Chicago; San Francisco; Kansas City; Portland, Ore.; Seattle; Salt Lake City; Denver; and Dallas, Tex."The letter is addressed to John C. Shaffer, Pres. Evening Post, Chicago, Illinois, and is dated December 23, 1909. John M. Studebaker expresses his regret that he is not able to attend the testimonial banquet in honor of Mr. Shaffer on December thirtieth. Mr. Studebaker wrote that he sent one thousand invitations to "my friends all over the country and especially to the many old employees of our factory." More than 300 of these people worked for Studebaker from 20 to 45 years
Biographical or historical data
John M. Studebaker was president of the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company in South Bend, Indiana, in 1909 when this letter was written.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Studebaker, John M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company (South Bend, Ind.)
Label
John M. Studebaker letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2835
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2017/4/13 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection has one letter.
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
21079331
Extent
1 item
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
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 Carroll Shaffer on 1951/03/22.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn988609958
  • (OCoLC)988609958
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
1 folder
Label
John M. Studebaker letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2835
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2017/4/13 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection has one letter.
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
21079331
Extent
1 item
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
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 Carroll Shaffer on 1951/03/22.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn988609958
  • (OCoLC)988609958
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
1 folder

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