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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:63 1917-1938 B224

Bonded Floors Company records

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of four small notebooks. Two of the volumes are small, leather-bound notebooks that contain salesman's notes on meetings with regular and prospective customers, as well as information on competitors and their prices. One volume, dating 1917 to 1919, contains alphabetical entries for New England based customers, and includes the salesman's confidential price lists for Bonded Floor Company's products and information on its competitor's prices. The second volume is dated 1919 and contains similar information for the firm's national accounts. The final two volumes are mostly blank; one contains a few pages of lists labeled "Material Requisitions" and "Shipping Manifests" dated 1923.


  • 1917-1938


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact for more information.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

The Bonded Floors Company was a Boston, Massachusetts, manufacturer of rubber products. The firm manufactured a variety of products including hot water bottles, syringes, and other medical products, plumbing supplies such as tubing and gaskets, baby carriage tires, and rubber shoe soles. The company was in business in the early decades of the twentieth century.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Phinney (per Widener Gifts & Exchange).

Processing Information

Processed: July 2020 By: Baker Library Special Collections Staff


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Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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