Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada, A-B

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by Name of Corporation, A-B

 

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AA World Services, Inc.
475 Riverside Drive, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10115

Contact: Amy Filiatreau, CA
Telephone: 212-870-3900
Fax: 212-870-3003
E-Mail:  archives@aa.org

Updated February 22, 2006



 

AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah
AAA Historical Services & Archives
3055 Oak Road, MS W520
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Contact: Tracey Panek
Telephone: 925-279-4831
E-Mail: Tracey.Panek@goAAA.com

Description: Corporate records of a 100+ year old American Automobile Club of Northern California, Nevada & Utah.  Includes photos, meeting minutes to 1900, corporate records, Motorland/Via magazine to 1917, maps and a road sign collection.

 


 

Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Park, IL 60064

Contact: Cindy Strowig, Manager, Corporate Records
Telephone: 312-937-7315
Type of Business: Pharmaceuticals
Hours of Service: M-F 8:15am - 4:55pm

Conditions of Access: Prior arrangement

Holdings: 1851 - present; bulk dates, 1890 - present
Total Volume: 400 linear feet

Description: Books on alkaloidal pharmaceuticals, employee and corporate publications, news clippings, annual and quarterly reports, biographical material on officers, photographs of personnel, activities, and facilities, advertising and sales materials, products and artifacts.

 


 

ABC News
47 West 66th Street
New York, NY 10023

Contact: Joel Kanoff, Manager, ABC Film/Videotape Library and Archives
Telephone: 212-456-4211
Fax: 212-456-4314
E-Mail: Joel.Kanoff@abc.com
Type of Business: Newspaper and magazine publishing, broadcasting
Hours of Service: 24-hour service

Conditions of Access: Raw footage available to the public through payment of license fees.

Holdings: Inclusive dates 1963-present
Total Volume: 700,000 videocassette tapes, 6 million feet of news film, 12,000 cartons of news film outtakes and documentaries.

Description: Videocassette (3/4") and Betacam of field material and news stories. 16mm film of news events shot in the field. Off-air recordings of ABC News programming. Film documentaries and outtakes.

 


 

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Margaret Herrick Library
333 South La Cienega Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Contact: Linda Harris Mehr
Telephone: 310-247-3000
Fax: 310-657-5193
Type of Business: Trade Association

 


 

ACE Group
ACE Archives
436 Walnut Street WA01C
P.O. Box 1000
Philadelphia, PA 19106
http://www.acegroup.com/About-ACE/Our-History/Our-History.html

Contact: Shaun Kirkpatrick, Corporate Archivist
Telephone: 215-640-4244
E-Mail:  Shaun.Kirkpatrick@acegroup.com
Type of Business: Insurance

Conditions of Access: External access requests are considered at the discretion of the corporate archivist, general counsel, and the global administration officer.

Holdings: 1792-present

Total Volume: About 2,000 linear feet

Description:  The ACE Archives preserves the records of permanent value for ACE Limited and its subsidiary and predecessor companies and makes them available to ACE staff.  Records span all business units and departments -- legal, international, financial, communications, underwriting, and others -- and date back to the founding of the Insurance Company of North America (INA), the oldest stock-issuing insurance company in the United States and ACE's oldest company, in 1792.  Along with paper records, the collection includes ledgers, publications, and other bound volumes; architectural drawings; photographs; audiovisual and digital materials; and memorabilia.

Updated 10/3/2014



 

Aetna Inc.
Archives/Law Library, RC61
151 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, CT 06156

Contact: Frances M. Bertelli
Telephone: 860-273-9894
Fax: 860-273-8340
E-Mail: bertellifm@aetna.com

Type of Business: Insurance and employee benefits

Conditions of Access: Restricted access.

Holdings: 1850 - present

Description: The strength of this predominately Aetna-specific collection is its corporate communications materials

Updated February 19, 2008

 


 

Agway, Inc.
5761 Celi Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057

Contact: Dianne Liuzzi Hagan, Record Center Manager
Telephone: 315-449-8404
Fax: 315-449-8399
Type of Business: Agriculture
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm

Conditions of Access: By request; Agway personnel only.

Holdings: 1930 - present; bulk dates: 1980 - present
Total Volume: 20,000 cartons

Description: The majority of records are legal, accounting, tax and personnel records. The files are stored in original form, microfilm, microfiche and computer tapes.

 


 

Alabama Power Company
Corporate Archives
600 North 18th Street
Birmingham, AL 35291

Contact: William A. Tharpe, Corporate Archivist
Telephone: 205-250-2067
Fax: 205-250-2075
Type of Business: Electric Utility
Hours of Service: 7:30am-4:30pm CST

Conditions of Access: Restricted. Outside requests subject to approval of corporate archivist and management.

Holdings: Company and predecessors' records, visuals, and artifacts, 1880s-present.
Total Volume: 1,000 cubic feet

Description: Documents the history of the company, its predecessors, and holding companies. Also documents the company's role in the economic development of Alabama and the growth of electric power generation throughout the southeast. Holdings include: Incorporation papers, correspondence of company leaders, legal documents, company and electronic power industry publications, graphic materials, photographs and motion pictures, artifacts, and sound recordings. These holdings illustrate, among other topics, the development of electrical power in Alabama, attraction of industry to the state, controversies over the establishment of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and the founding of the Southern Research Institute.

 


 

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell)*
3417 Volta Place, NW
Washington, DC 20007
www.agbell.org

Contact:  Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court
Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com
Telephone:  703.631.0500
Fax:  703.631.1124
E-Mail:  agbell@historyfactory.com

Type of Business:  International membership organization and resource center on hearing loss and spoken language approaches and related issues.
Hours of Service:  9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access:  Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by AG Bell.

Holdings:  1790-present
Total Volume:  473 linear feet

Description:  Holdings are comprised of the original correspondence of Alexander Graham Bell (and Helen Keller), hearing devices and memorabilia, an extensive historical library, photographs, deaf educational materials, financial and administrative records, educational film and video and assorted Volta Bureau publications.

Updated August 1, 2003



 

Alliance Capital Management, L.P.*
1345 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10105
www.alliancecapital.com

Contact: Kristen Siano
Telephone: 212-969-6387
Fax: 212-969-6180
E-Mail: Kristin_Siano@acml.com
Type of Business: Investment Management
Hours of Service: 9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access: Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by Alliance Capital Management.

Holdings: c. 1962-present
Total Volume: 108 linear feet

Description: Holdings consist of executive and BOD papers, oral history transcripts, videotapes and audio tapes; marketing material including product brochures and reports; company publications; financial services industry source material; and financial material.

Updated August 1, 2003



 

The Allstate Corporation
2775 Sanders Road, Suite F4
Northbrook, IL 60062 
www.allstate.com

Contact:  Julie Justie, Corporate Archivist
Telephone:  847-402-5326
Type of Business:  Financial and Insurance services
Hours of Service:  By appointment only

Conditions of Access:  Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by Archivist.

Holdings:  1931-present
Total Volume:  700 linear feet

Description: The collection chronicles the growth of the Allstate Insurance Company from a subsidiary founded in 1931 by Sears, Roebuck and Co. to an independent corporation. Archive is comprised of core historical records, which include company histories, annual reports, periodicals, press releases, photographs, speeches, biographical files and scrapbooks.

Updated:  December 20, 2010



 

Alticor Inc.
See Amway Corporation



 

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFP Foundation)
Center for the History of Family Medicine
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211-2672
http://www.aafpfoundation.org/chfm

Contact:  Don Ivey, MPA, Manager
Telephone:  913-906-6000, x4420
Fax:  913-906-6095
E-Mail:  divey@aafp.org
Type of Business:  Medical Society
Hours of Service:  M-F 8:30am-5pm

Conditions of Access:  Open to staff and members of family medicine organizations and outside researchers after consultation with the CHFM staff.

Holdings:  1759-present
Total Volume:  1,300 linear feet

Description: Holdings include organizational records of family medicine organizations; manuscript collections of leaders in family medicine; oral histories and other audiovisual materials; artifacts; and books by or about family physicians or related to family medicine and its precursor, general practice.

Updated February 7, 2016

 


 

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60009

Contact:  John Zwicky, Ph.D.
Phone:  847-981-7093
Fax:  847-228-5097
E-Mail:  jzwicky@aap.org
Type of Business:  Medical society

Hours of Service:  Archivist M-W-F, 7:00am - 3:30pm (please make an appointment); Library M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm (please make an appointment)

Conditions of Access:  Open to all doing research on the history of pediatrics.

Description:  Mostly Academy materials:  publications, Board minutes and other records, photos, video and audio tapes, some artifacts.  Non-Academy collections include a growing collection of pediatric textbooks and other books dealing with specific aspects of pediatrics, oral histories of prominent pediatricians, the Gauchet and Sarff collections of infant feeders and other pediatric antiquities.  The Pediatric History Center will also serve as the repository for he records of the American Pediatric Society and the Society of Adolescent Medicine.  Staff will photocopy materials on request for a fee.

 


 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
www.aana.com/archives.aspx

Contact: Kathy Koch, Archivist-Librarian
Telephone: 847-655-1106
Fax: 847-692-6968
E-Mail: kkoch@aana.com
Type of Business: Trade Association
Hours of Service: 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday - Friday

Conditions of Access: By appointment only. Restricted to members. Outside requests subject to the approval of the Archivist.

Holdings: 1880-present
Total Volume: 2,000 linear feet

Description: Holdings include the AANA organizational records, personal papers of nurse anesthetists, anesthesia equipment, oral histories, and anesthesia and nursing textbooks.

 


 

American Chemical Society
News Service
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Contact: James Bohning
Telephone: 800-227-5558
Type of Business: Trade Association

 


 

American Civil Liberties Union
Archives & Records Management Office (the Archives)
125 Broad Street, 17th Fl
New York, NY 10004

Contact: Snow Zhu, CA
Archivist and Records Manager
Telephone: 212-549-2586
Fax: 212-549-2580
E-Mail: szhu@aclu.org
Type of Business: Non-profit organization.
Hours of Service: Mon. to Fri. 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Conditions of Access: Restricted.  Outside requests should contact the Mudd Manuscript Library of Princeton University directly for the permanent ACLU archives.

Holdings: 1917 – present, bulk dates 1995 - present
Total Volume: 5,000 cubic feet

Description:  The ACLU Archives manages the inactive records of the ACLU National Offices before they are either destroyed or transferred to Princeton University.  We also maintain a small collection of our permanent archives including the Board records, annual reports, publications, photographs, and ephemera.  We do not house the archives and records of our state affiliates.

 


American College of Physicians
Independence Mall West
Sixth Street at Race
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572

Contact: Heather Willever-Farr
Type of Business: Trade Association

 


American College of Radiology*
1891 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191
www.acr.org

Contact:  Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court
Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com
Telephone:  703.631.0500
Fax:  703.631.1124
E-Mail:  acr@historyfactory.com

Type of Business:  Non-profit organization advocating improvement in science of radiology.
Hours of Service:  9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access:  Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by American College of Radiology.

Holdings:  1924- present
Total Volume:  632 linear feet

Description:  Holdings are comprised of organizational records, information relating to the history and development of radiology, photographs, videos, books, glass plate negatives and antique radiology equipment.

Updated August 1, 2003



 

American Cyanamid Company
Agricultural Research Division
P.O. Box 400
Princeton, NJ 08543-0400

Contact: Peggy Seymour
Telephone: 609-799-0400
Fax: 609-275-3512
Type of Business: Agriculture/Chemical manufacturing

 


 

American Express Company*
200 Vesey Street (3 World Financial Center)
48th Floor, Mail Code: 01-48-03
New York, NY 10285

Contact: Ira Galtman
Telephone: 212-640-3054
Fax: 212-619-9240
E-Mail: ira.galtman@aexp.com
Type of Business: Global Payments (Charge, Credit and Prepaid Cards), Business-to-Business and Small Business Services, and Travel
Hours of Service: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Conditions of Access: By appointment only

Holdings: 1850-present
Total Volume: 2,500 cubic feet

Description: Holdings consist of papers of founding partners and CEOs, articles of association, board and executive committee minutes, financial records, company newsletters and publications, express business periodicals, annual reports, product samples, advertising and promotional materials, travel brochures, photographs, posters, and videos.

Updated December 17, 2010



 

American Family Insurance
6000 American Parkway
Madison, WI 53783-0001

Contact: Patricia M. Peirce, Records Retention Supervisor
Telephone: 608-249-0100, ext. 33167
Fax: 608-243-4904
Type of Business: Insurance and insurance-related services
Hours of Service: 8:00am-4:10pm

Conditions of Access: Restricted

Holdings: 1927-present

 


 

American Gas Company
1515 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

Contact: Steven J. Dorner, Director, Industry Information Services
Telephone: 703-841-8416
Type of Business: Trade Association
Hours of Service: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm

Conditions of Access: By appointment only

Holdings: 1805-present; bulk dates, 1870-1900, 1920-present
Total Volume: 25,000 books, 200,000 vertical files, 1,000 microfilm

Description: Variety of materials recording the gas industry in America, from manufactured gas utilities supplying street and factory lighting to cities (1800-1870) to natural gas utilities supplying energy to American homes, businesses and factories (1900-present). Also documents the rise of federal and state regulation of utilities.

 


 

American General Corporation
2929 Allan Parkway
Houston, TX 77019

Contact: Judy Brumbelow
Telephone: 713-831-1101
Fax: 713-831-1094

 


 

American Girl Brands, LLC
8400 Fairway Place
Middleton, WI 53562-0998

Contact: There is currently no contact person for the Archives as of April 2015.
Type of Business: Publishing, Clothing, Toys

Conditions of Access: Closed/Restricted

Holdings: c. 1986-present

Description: Founded as The Pleasant Company in 1986, American Girl became a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. in 1998. The archive's holdings include corporate records (correspondence, newsletters, financial records, legal records, press clippings, etc.), photographs, publications and products which document the company's presence in toy, publishing and clothing markets from the 1980s onward.

Updated March 27, 2015



 

American Hospital Association
AGA Resource Center
One North Franklin
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact: Michael McCue
Telephone: 312-422-2014
Fax: 312-280-3061

 


 

American Insurance Association
1130 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036

Contact: Allen K. Haddox
Telephone: 202-828-7183

 


 

American International Group, Inc.
72 Wall St., 10th Floor
New York City, NY 10005

Contact: Peter J. Bahra
Director, AIG Archives and Special Properties
Telephone: (212)770-3066
Type of Business: Insurance/Financial Services

Conditions of Access: By individual review.

Holdings: 1794-current; bulk dates 1930-present.
Total Volume: Approximately 1800 cu. ft.

Description of Collections: Permanent records of AIG, its predecessors and subsidiaries; includes film, tape and photographs.

Updated July 9, 2007



 

American Medical Association
330 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-5885
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/our-history.page 

Contact:  Allen J. Podraza, Director, Department of Records Management and Archives, (312) 464-4183, allen.podraza@ama-assn.org; Amber Dushman, Senior Archivist, (312) 464-4058, amber.dushman@ama-assn.org  

Type of Business: Professional Association

Conditions of Access:  Restricted to members and staff. Outside requests subject to the approval of the Director and Senior Archivist. By appointment only.

Holdings: 1847 - present

Description:  The core of the collection documents the AMA Board of Trustees, House of Delegates, councils, committees and sections that provide a complete record of AMA policy on professional issues from its very beginning to the present. (Restricted to staff and members only.)

The only AMA Archive collection that is open to the public is the Historical Health Fraud Collection. The nation's finest collection on medical quackery is the result of seventy years of activity by the AMA's Department of Investigation. The collection contains close to 1,000 boxes of advertising pamphlets, letters, product containers, and actual equipment relating to more than 3,500 practitioners, products, and businesses that the AMA investigated between 1906 and 1975. Frequently used to compare present and past quackery practices, the collection has provided vital information for countless books, papers, and documents. A guide to the collection can be found on the Digital Archives. (Historical Health Fraud Collection bulk dates: 1906-1975)

Please visit the Digital Archives, found at http://ama.nmtvault.com. This database is keyword searchable and holds over 230 titles related to AMA History. Collection highlights include historical monographs and the AMA's governing body, the House of Delegates, Proceedings which is a great source in learning more about AMA's policy and decision making process. Records on the early meetings of the AMA can be found in the Transactions.

Updated October 23, 2014

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American National Insurance Company
One Moody Plaza
Galveston, TX 77550

Contact:  J. Wolbrecht, CRM, CIP
Telephone:  409-766-6828
E-Mail:  john.wolbrecht@americannational.com
Type of Business:  Insurance

Conditions of Access:  By appointment

Holdings:  1905 to present

Description: Records, correspondence, photos and memorabilia pertaining to the history of American National and its acquired companies.  Home Office Tower (observation floor) holds museum of founders’ and company artifacts

Website: https://www.americannational.com/wps/portal/amnat/home

Updated: August 8, 2016


 

American Occupational Therapy Association
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220

Contact: Cecille Jach
Telephone: 301-948-9626
Fax: 301-948-5512


 

American Psychiatric Association
1400 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Contact: William E. Baxter; Susan R. Heffner
Telephone: 202-682-6057
Fax: 202-682-6248
E-Mail: sheffnerr@psych.org
Type of Business: Trade Association

 


 

American Psychological Association
750 First St., NE
Washington, DC 20002

Contact: Rennie T. Georgieva; Daniel Hanlon
Telephone: 202-336-5640
E-Mail: rgeorgieva@apa.org
Type of Business: Professional Association
Hours of Service: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Conditions of Access: Appointment

Holdings: Boards and Committees; Journals and Books Production; Personal Papers; Multimedia

 


 

American Society of Clinical Pathologists
2100 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL  60612-3798

Contact:  John Zwicky, Ph.D.
Phone:  312-738-1336 x1145
Fax:  312-738-1619
E-Mail:  johnz@ascp.org
Type of Business:  Medical society
Hours of Service:  Tuesday, Thursday, 7:00am - 3:00pm

Conditions of Access:  Open to staff and members.  Research requests from outsiders will be answered as time permits.

Description:  Mostly ASCP materials:  publications (including those with slides and audiovisual materials), ASCP board minutes and other records, an extensive collection of photos, audio tapes and videotapes, some artifacts.  Some records of ASCP presidents are also in the collection.  Non-ASCP materials include a growing collection of textbooks on pathology and other aspects of laboratory medicine, some journals, some films, and a growing collection of laboratory instruments such as microscopes, hemometers, hemoglobinometers, colorimeters, flame photometers, and other laboratory instruments and equipment.  Archivist will photocopy materials on request for a fee.

 


American Soybean Association
Library-Archives
540 Maryville Center
St. Louis, MO 63141

Contact: Marianne Gibson, Librarian
Telephone: 314-576-1770
Fax: 314-576-2786
Type of Business: Trade Association
Hours of Service: By appointment only

Conditions of Access: Collection is open by appointment only. Only microfilm copies are available for researchers' use, but these may be copied, if desired.

Description: William J. Morris Collection (1912-1930), consisting of ca. 100 volumes of journals, research notes and photos. Morris was responsible for the introduction of soybeans to the U.S. and he traveled extensively in China and Manchuria while working for the U.S.D.A.

 


Ameritech Corp. (doing business as AT&T Midwest)
See:  AT&T Inc.



 

Amgen, Inc.
Amgen Center
1840 Dehavilland Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

Contact: Brenda Burgess, Regulatory Affairs Archivist
Telephone: 805-447-3860
Fax: 805-497-4044
E-Mail: bburgess@amgen.com

 


 

Amway Corporation

7575 Fulton Street East (44-2F)
Ada, MI 49355-0001

Contact: Susan Burd, Supervisor - Records & Information Management
Telephone: 616-787-1077
Fax: 616-787-7142
E-Mail: susan_burd@amway.com
Type of Business: Manufacturing

Conditions of Access: Restricted. Outside requests for information are subject to approval of archivist.

Holdings: 1959-present

Description: Holdings consist of digital and film-based, and paper corporate communication elements (i.e., photos, audio videos, multimedia, documents, manuscripts, museum objects), that tell the story of Amway people, products, processes, and places.

Updated:  September 23, 2013



 

Andersen (includes Andersen Worldwide and Andersen LLP)*
33 West Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603
www.andersen.com

Contact: Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court
Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com

Telephone: 703.631.0500
Fax: 703.631.1124
E-Mail: andersen@historyfactory.com
Type of Business: Global Professional Services Organization
Hours of Service:9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access: Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by Andersen.

Holdings: c. 1913-present
Total Volume: 1,777 linear feet

Description: Holdings consist of annual reports, reference binders, photographs, executive correspondence and oral histories, firm publications, technical and policy manuals as well as Andersen family memorabilia and correspondence.

Updated August 1, 2003



 

Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
Archives Department 210-1
One Busch Place
St. Louis, MO 63118

Contact: Mary Louise Brown, Curator of Collections
Telephone: 314-577-2179
Type of Business: Food and Beverage Industry
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Conditions of Access: Not open to the public. Limited access may be obtained through the archivist.

Holdings: 1868-present; bulk dates, 1890-1980

Description: Various corporate documents, correspondence files, project materials, artifacts, point of sale pieces, catalogs, films, photographs, video tapes and audio tapes.

 


 

ARAMCO Services Company
MS-991
P.O. Box 4534
Houston, TX 77210-4534

Contact: Peter A. Kurilecz
Telephone: 713-432-8143
Fax: 713-432-5151

 


 

Arizona Public Service Company
P.O. Box 53999
Phoenix, AZ 85072-3999

Telephone: 602-250-2147
Type of Business: Utilities
Hours of Service: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm

Holdings: 1886 - present; bulk dates, 1910 - 1960
Total Volume: 150 cubic feet

Description: The corporate history/manuscript collection pertains to the history of Arizona Public Service Company and its predecessors. The type of material ranges from franchise documents, to board of directors minute books, to the oral history collection. The materials describe organization changes, construction project, operations, marketing efforts, employees and financing. It covers electric, gas and some telephone and water operations.

 


 

Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Information Center
2500 Columbia Ave.
P.O. Box 3511
Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact: Rose Fronczak
Telephone: 717-396-5161
Fax: 717-396-5234

 


 

Ashland Oil Company
500 Diederich Blvd.
Russell, KY 41114

Contact: Donna Fullerton, Records Administrator
Telephone: 606-329-3983
Fax: 606-329-3930
Type of Business: Energy
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm, by appointment only

Holdings: 1873-present; bulk dates, 1940s-1960s
Total Volume: 55,000 boxes, 1.5 million sheets microfiche, 45,000 rolls microfilm

Description: Records for all divisions of Ashland are identified, and the majority are stored here. This includes vital records for all divisions and records retained for operational, financial and historical purposes.

 


 

Association of American Medical Colleges
2450 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Contact: Mary A. Hyde, Librarian/Archivist
Telephone: 202-828-0433 or 202-828-0550
Fax: 202-828-1123
Type of Business: Trade Association
Hours of Service: 9:00am-5:00pm

Conditions of Access: Arrange appointment. Must be legitimate research.

 


 

AT&T Inc. (formerly SBC Communications Inc.)

AT&T Archives and History Center
San Antonio, Texas

Contacts:  William D. Caughlin, CA, Corporate Archivist
Telephone:  1-210-697-1763
Fax:  1-210-697-1755
E-mail:  william.d.caughlin@att.com

AT&T Archives and History Center
Warren, New Jersey
Sheldon Hochheiser, Ph.D., Corporate Historian
Telephone: 1-908-546-5247
Fax: 1-908-546-5233
E-Mail: sheldon.hochheiser@att.com

Type of Business:  Communications and Entertainment
Hours of Service:  By appointment

Access:  Although in separate locations, the two repositories are unified operationally and exist to serve company activities.  Requests from outside researchers, however, are handled on a case-by-case basis.

Holdings:  1869-present

Total Volume:  Over 45,000 cubic feet of documents, books, periodicals, photographs, moving images, sound recordings and microforms as well as 15,000 three-dimensional objects.

Description:  The AT&T Archives and History Center traces the origins, development and achievements of the AT&T companies, with roots extending to Alexander Graham Bell’s invention of the telephone in 1876.  In 1984, the century-old Bell System was broken up by an agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the former American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (a.k.a. “Ma Bell,” which became AT&T Corp. in 1994).  Out of the divestiture was born Southwestern Bell Corp. (renamed SBC Communications Inc. in 1995) and six other “Baby Bells.”  Shortly after the signing of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, SBC Communications Inc. began acquiring some of its siblings: Pacific Telesis Group (1997), Southern New England Telecommunications Corp. (1998) and Ameritech Corp. (1999).  In a strategic alliance, SBC and BellSouth Corp. pooled their wireless properties, forming Cingular Wireless LLC (2000).  Upon the acquisition of its former parent AT&T Corp. (2005), SBC renamed itself AT&T Inc.  The “new” AT&T soon purchased BellSouth (2006) to become the largest telecom company in the world. AT&T later acquired DIRECTV (2015), further transforming itself into the world’s largest pay TV provider.

New cross-reference: DIRECTV

See: AT&T Inc.

Updated November 12, 2016



 

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.
105 Maxess Road
Melville, NY 11747
www.atkins.com

Telephone:  (631) 953-4000
Fax:  (631) 953-4001

E-mail: http://www.atkins.com/company/contact_us

Updated January 30, 2006



 

Atlanta Housing Authority
230 John Wesley Dobbs Ave, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Contact: Meredith E. Torre, MLS, CA
Email: AHAArchives@atlantahousing.org

Website: http://www.atlantahousing.org/archives.php

Type of Business: Public Housing Authority

Updated September 22, 2015



 

Atlantic Richfield Co.
515 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Contact: Sylvia DiMattia
Telephone: 213-486-1788
Type of Business: Energy
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm

Conditions of Access: Via letter

Holdings: 1850-present; bulk dates, 1960-present
Total Volume: 3,500 linear feet

Description: Holdings consist of photographs, motion picture film, slides, tape recordings, annual reports, house organs, press clippings, memorabilia, minutes, articles of incorporation and correspondence.

 


 

Avon Products, Inc.
9 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10017

Contact: Patricia Drayton, Library/Archive Coordinator
Telephone: 212-546-6771
Type of Business: Manufacturer, consumer goods
Hours of Service: M-F 10:30am - 5:00pm

Conditions of Access: Via Public Relations Department

Holdings: 1890-present; bulk dates, 1930s-1950s

Description: Catalogs and brochures (ca. 1890-present), various bulletins and other Avon representative communications (1905-present), photographs of Avon representatives and employees (1890s), Avon representative carrying cases (early 1900s).

 


 

AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company Archives
1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10104

Contact: Jonathan Coss, Archivist
Telephone: 212-314-3133
Fax: 212-707-7783
E-Mail: Jonathan.Coss@AXA-Equitable.com

Type of Business: Insurance and financial services
Hours of Service: Please contact the Archivist

Conditions of Access: Open upon presentation of credentials.

Holdings: AXA Equitable: 1859-present. Volume: 2000 linear feet

MONY Archives acquired in 2005. 1842-2004. 750 linear feet

Total AXA Equitable and MONY Volume: 2,740 linear feet

Description: Records of AXA Equitable and MONY, its subsidiaries and affiliates, related insurance and financial services in domestic and international operations. Included are company histories, executive files, reports, biographical and speech files, annual reports, insurance policies, advertisements, company publications, photographs, tape recordings, videotapes, DVDs, and memorabilia.

 


 

N. W. Ayer, Inc.
2000 West Fisher Fwy
Detroit, MI 48216-1287

Telephone: 313-874-8500
Type of Business: Advertising, marketing, and business-related services
Hours of Service: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm, by appointment only

Holdings: 1890s-present; bulk dates, 1930s-present
Total Volume: 500 linear feet; approximately 150,000 ads

Description: Material related to the history of N W Ayer Inc., one of the oldest advertising agencies in the country. Also material related to the history of Newell-Ammett (later Cunningham & Walsh). Items available include advertisements, newsletters, company produced publications, photographs and biographical and client files.

 


 

B. C. Central Credit Union
1441 Creekside Drive
Vancouver, BC V6J 4S7
Canada

Contact: Georgia Fontaine, Manager
Telephone: 604-737-5057
Fax: 604-737-5966
Type of Business: Banking, Financial Services
Hours of Service: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Conditions of Access: To be arranged with approval of library manager.

Holdings: 1933-present; bulk dates, 1940-1979
Total Volume: 318 storage boxes

Description: Documents of incorporation, annual reports, photographs, correspondence, boards of directors minutes, anecdotal materials, artifacts from credit unions and Credit Union League of British Columbia.

 


 

BMG Entertainment
403 West 48th Street, #1D
New York, NY 10036

Contact: Claudia J. Depkin
Telephone: 212-930-6738
Type of Business: Entertainment

 

 


 

 

BMO Harris Bank
Corporate Archives
111 West Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603

Contact: Meghan P. Kennedy, Associate Archivist
Telephone: 312-461-7002
Type of Business: Banking, Financial Services
Hours of Service: Not open to public.

Conditions of Access: Permission must be obtained from bank archivist.

Holdings: 1857-present

Updated March 3, 2016

 


 

Baker Library Historical Collections
Bloomberg Center, Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field
Boston, MA 02163
617-495-6040
http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/

Laura Linard, Director of Special Collections
Telephone: 617-495-6360
E-mail: llinard@hbs.edu

Tim Mahoney, Special Collections Librarian - Manuscripts
Telephone: 617-495-6795
E-mail: tmahoney@hbs.edu

Access: Baker Library Historical Collections' materials are available for academic and scholarly research.

Holdings: 46,922 linear ft.

Description: Vast business archives including records of business enterprises and the papers of business leaders. Archival Collections begin in the 15th century with the Medici Collection and continue to the present day. Baker Library Historical Collections also includes the records of Harvard Business School and the research papers of HBS faculty.

Corporate records include: Lehman Brothers, Inc., Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., Polaroid Corporation, Wang Laboratories, New England Mutual Life Insurance Co.

Updated November 17, 2014



 

Bank of America
Corporate Archives
CA5-102-LL-15
345 Montgomery Street, LL-1
San Francisco, CA 94104

Telephone: 415-622-4997
Fax: 415-622-0907
Type of Business: Banking, Financial Services
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am - 5:00 pm

Conditions of Access: Primary service for internal Bank needs; non-bank requests addressed as time permits.

Holdings: 1870 to present; bulk dates 1904 to present

Description: correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, photographs, advertisements, ledgers, artifacts, relating to founder Amadeo P. Giannini and the history of Bank of Italy, Bank of America, NationsBank, and other banks subsumed under these corporations.

Updated February 19, 2008



 

Bank of Hawaii
130 Merchant Street
Suite 1170
P.O. Box 2900
Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact: Martha Laxson, Information Manager
Telephone: 808-537-8518
Fax: 808-536-9433
Type of Business: Banking, Financial Services
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

Conditions of Access: Open to serious researchers from the community and Bank staff

Holdings: 1897-present; bulk dates, 1930-1940s

Description: Photos, printed material and ledger books pertaining to the establishment and growth of the Bank of Hawaii/Bankcorp Hawaii. Oral history tapes of retired staff members.

 


 

Bank of Montreal
Corporate Archives
129 Saint-Jacques Street
Montreal, PQ H2Y 1L6
Canada

Contact: Yolaine Toussaint, Archivist
Telephone: 514-877-6810
Fax: 514-877-7341
Type of Business: Banking, Financial Services
Hours of Service: Not open to public.

Conditions of Access: Permission must be obtained from bank archivist

Holdings: 1817-present

Description: Minutes of board meetings, branch history, collection of numismatic items, photographs, books relating to banking and Canadian history. A large number of documents has been deposited with the Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

 


 

Bank of New York
52 William Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10015

Contact: Allis Wolfe, Consulting Archivist & Curator
Telephone: 212-530-1213
Type of Business: Banking and Financial Services
Hours of Service: M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm, by appointment only

Conditions of Access: Restricted.

Holdings: 1784-present
Total Volume: 14 cubic feet and 100 linear feet of bound volumes

Description: The Bank of New York Archives are comprised of the following record groups: Bank of New York, Alexander Hamilton, Adam Hoops Estate, merged banks and companies, Bank of New York Company, Inc., subsidiaries and affiliates, oral history and Oliver Perry Estate.

 


 

Bausch & Lomb
1400 North Goodman Street
Rochester, NY 14609

Contact: Theresa A. Voellinger, Corporate Archivist; Lynn Buczek, Corporate Archivist
Telephone: 716-338-6617
Fax: 716-338-6896
Type of Business: Pharmaceutical
Hours of Service: M-Th 9:00am-5:00pm

Conditions of Access: Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval of corporate archivist

Holdings: 1853-present; bulk dates, 1920s-1950s
Total Volume: 1,000 cubic feet

Description: Holdings consist of papers and correspondence from the founding fathers, financial records, company publications, product samples from 1853-present, over 3000 photographs, and a wide variety of other documentation from foreign subsidiaries.

 


 

Behring Diagnostics
3403 Yerba Buena Road
P.O. Box 49013
San Jose, CA 95161-9811

Contact: Lori Hefner
Telephone: 408-239-2370
Fax: 408-239-2348
E-Mail: lori.hefner@bdi.hcc.com
Type of Business: Medical devices
Hours of Service: By appointment

Conditions of Access: By permission.

Holdings: 1967-present
Total Volume: 7,000 cubic feet

 


 

Bell Canada
Historical Collection
6055 Monkland, 2nd floor
Montréal, Québec, H4A 1H3
Canada

Contact: Lise Noël, Manager -- Historical Records and Artifacts
Telephone: 514 870-5214 (reference line)
Fax: 514 484-4429
E-mail: lise.noel@bell.ca
Type of business: Telecommunications

Conditions for access: Restricted. Outside requests subject to approval of management

Holdings: 1880-present

Description: Collection includes photographs and slides depicting the company’s evolution, documents, including annual reports, telephone directories and advertisements, films and telephone equipment and artifacts.

 


 

BellSouth Corp. (doing business as AT&T South)
See: AT&T Inc



 

Benjamin Moore & Company
51 Chestnut Ridge Road
Montvale, NJ 07645

Contact: Corporate Communications
Telephone: 201-573-9660
Type of Business: General manufacturing

Conditions of Access: Conditions of Access: Open by appointment to company employees; will entertain requests for information from media, institutions and qualified researchers.

Holdings: 1883 to the present; the bulk of materials date from the 1920s on.
Total Volume: approximately 73 file drawers, 39 running feet of open shelving

Description: The strength of the collection consists of materials relating to the promotion and retail sale of house paint from the beginnings of the 20th century to the present. Items in the collection include: original art work of home interiors and exteriors; paint color cards; paint can labels; samples of early paint cans; consumer brochures; retailing merchandising materials; photographs; and related items.

 


 

Black & Veatch
1500 Meadowlake Pkwy
P.O. Box 8405
Kansas City, MO 64114

Telephone: 913-339-3525
Type of Business: Consulting Engineers
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Conditions of Access: Employees only, or on approval of corporate management

Holdings: 1909-present

Description: Engineering design records; tracings, calculations, correspondence, specifications, reports, design statistics

 


 

Blockbuster Entertainment
One Blockbuster Plaza
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301-1860

Contact: Unknown
Type of Business: Entertainment, Leisure
Hours of Service: 8:30am-5:30pm

Conditions of Access: In-house access only.

Holdings: 1982-present
Total Volume: 200 cubic feet

Description: The archival collection documents the business activities and history of the company with some materials relating to its zone offices and international operations. Records consist of correspondence, speeches, clippings, oral histories, marketing materials, annual reports, publications, videotapes and memorabilia.

 


 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
676 St. Clair
Chicago, IL 60611

Contact: Mary Weinberg, Records Coordinator
Telephone: 312-440-5511
Type of Business: Trade Association
Hours of Service: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Holdings: 1929-present; bulk dates 1940s-1979s
Total Volume: 778 linear feet

Description: Holdings include documents, biographical materials, pictures, letters, directories, slides and publications relating to the early history of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield organization. Includes some material on the beginnings of pre-paid health insurance.

 


 

Boeing Company
Historical Archives
P.O. Box 3707, M/S 1R-24
Seattle, WA 98124

Telephone: 206-655-4576
Fax: 206-655-4586
Type of Business: Manufacturing, Aircraft
Hours of Service: M-F 7:30am-4:00pm

Conditions of Access: Primarily for company business plus limited assistance for public educational project. Access by permission.

Holdings: 1915-present
Total Volume: 6,000 linear feet

Description: Records, engineering drawings, photographs relating to the Boeing Company, its products and business history.

Updated July 2, 2005



 

Boston Edison
800 Boylston Street, P-200
Boston, MA 02199

Contact: David Horn, Records Management Specialist
Telephone: 617-424-3565
Fax: 617-424-2736
E-Mail: david_horn@bedison.com
Type of Business: Utilities
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

 


British Columbia Telephone Company
3777 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 3Z7
Canada

Contact: June Bonneau, Library Supervisor
Telephone: 604-432-2671
Type of Business: Communications
Hours of Service: M-F 8:00am-4:00pm

Conditions of Access: Public access for directories during business hours.

Holdings: 1882-present

Description: All provincial telephone directories (1895-date), cataloged historical picture file (1882-1992), bound editions of company newspaper Telephone Talk and BC Tel News (1911-present), and miscellaneous artifacts.

 


 

Brooks Brothers, Inc.*
346 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
www.brooksbrothers.com

Contact: Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court, Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com

Telephone: 703-631-0500
Fax: 703-631-1124
E-Mail: brooksbrothers@historyfactory.com
Type of Business: Clothing Retail
Hours of Service: 9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access: Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by Brooks Brothers.

Holdings: 1824-1989
Total Volume: 180 linear feet

Description: Holdings consist of papers, documents, assorted books and artwork (1915-1945); booklets, circulars and catalogs, as well as original artwork created by the advertising department. Collection also contains historical articles and clippings of business operations as well as Brooks family genealogy, memorabilia and photographs.

Updated August 7, 2003



 

Brown-Forman Corporation
850 Dixie Hwy.
Louisville, KY 40210
www.b-f.com

Contact:  Archival Services Department, The History Factory
14140 Parke Long Court, Chantilly, VA 20151-1649
www.historyfactory.com

Telephone:  703.631.0500
Fax:  703.631.1124
E-Mail:  bfc@historyfactory.com
Type of Business:  Beverage and Consumer Products Manufacturer and Distributor
Hours of Service:  9:00am - 5:30pm

Conditions of Access:  Restricted. Outside requests for information subject to approval by Brown-Forman Corporation.

Holdings:  1813-2001
Total Volume:  660 linear feet

Description:  Holdings are comprised of papers, documents, published materials, internal communications, audio & video tapes, film, blueprints, negatives & photographs, advertisements and glass containers. A sizable part of the collection is dedicated to Jack Daniel, his family genealogy and company.

Updated May 23, 2012


 


 

Burns & McDonnell
9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114

Contact: Lance Warren, Research Librarian/Archivist
Telephone: 816-823-6044
Fax: 816-333-3690
Email: lmwarren@burnsmcd.com

Type of Business: Engineering Services
Hours of Service: N/A
Conditions of Access: Restricted to Burns & McDonnell employee-owners exclusively.

Holdings: Early 1890s-present
Total Volume: Approximately 300 linear feet of drawers and shelving

Description: Photographs, newsletters, memoradndums, newspapers, drawings, tracings, engineering tools and realia, DVDs, VHSs, audio tape recordings, microform, books, articles, field books, employee files and directories, operating manuals, handbooks, and procedures, meeting presentations, awards, specifications, projects, reports, artifacts and/or papers obtained from Burns & McDonnell acquistion of C.W. Nosfsigner in 1982 and Harrington & Cortelyou in 2010, and when briefly acquired by Armco Steel from 1971-1986 as their Professional Services Division.

Updated February 7, 2016



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