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The collection contains records of the Hood Rubber Company of Watertown, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1896 and was sold to B. F. Goodrich in 1929. The records include correspondence, financial records, annual reports, and company publications and advertisements.
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.
Accounting records, correspondence, photographs, recordings, printed matter, and historical materials. Much of this material was put in shape and recorded by the company at the time of 150th anniversary in 1949. Bourne Spooner, Caleb Loring, Augustus P. Loring, Francis C. Holmes, Gideon F. Holmes, Ellis W. Brewster, and William Phipps were among those actively connected with the company, and some of their papers may be found in the collection.
The Benjamin M. Selekman papers span from 1929 to 1965 and document Selekman's time as a faculty member at Harvard Business School and his work as an imparital arbitrator for labor disputes in various industries, particularly with the steel industry and the men's clothing industry in New England.
Reports, research papers, and interviews, relating to studies in industrial and employee relations carried out at Western Electric Company’s Hawthorne Works near Chicago, Illinois.