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Kirstein, Louis Edward

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1867-1942

Merchant and civic leader. Born in Rochester, N.Y. Vice-president, William Filene's Sons Company, Boston, Mass. (1911-1942). Kirstein played an important role in the Associated Merchandising Corporation and in the American Retail Federation. He was a trustee of the Boston Public Library and served on the boards of hospitals and welfare organizations.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Louis E. Kirstein business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1909-1942
Scope and Contents: These are the office files of Louis E. Kirstein. Although there are some papers relating to Filene's store, the focus is on business interests of Kirstein, his philanthropic and community activities, the Associated Merchandising Corporation, the Federated Department Stores, and the Associated Retail Federation.