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Bus. Business and Industry

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Bus
This classification groups collections on the topic of Business and Industry.

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Dayton Malleable Iron Company Records

Identifier: MS-148

This collection contains business records of the Dayton Malleable Iron Company, including journals, cash books, trial balances, ledgers, purchase records, production, shipping and sales records, and payroll books. It also contains written histories, an early minutes volume, and stock certificates.

Dates: 1869 - 1969

Dayton Manufacturing Company Records

Identifier: MS-202
Abstract The principle business of the Dayton Manufacturing Company was the manufacture of railway car hardware, although the company later branched out into electric and oil headlamps and brass works. Records in this collection include quarterly and annual reports, agreements and contracts with outside companies, legal documents concerning ownership and royalties from patents, extensive financial records which provide information about the daily operating activities of the company, and files...
Dates: 1883-1956

Dayton Map (SC-239)

Identifier: SC-239
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a medium-sized fold-out map of the city of Dayton for 1925. The map also details demographic data for 1925 as well as a list of general business areas labeled where “Dayton Leads the World in Manufacture.” The map was produced by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce.

Dates: 1925

Dayton Power and Light Company Records (MS-168)

Identifier: MS-168

The collection consists of a scattered collection of Dayton Power and Light publications including the Forward (1933-1972), the DP&L News (1972-1975), DP&L People (1984-1986), and QP Today (1985-1986). Publications contain information about the history of DP&L, the utilities industry, and management and marketing trends within the industry.

Dates: 1933-1986

Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs

Identifier: MS-70

Consists of a single scrapbook containing 113 images of telephone pole lines in Dayton, Ohio.

Dates: 1923

Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs (MS-70) in CORE Scholar

 Digital Collection
Identifier: MS-70 CORE Scholar
Dates: 1923

Dayton-Wright Company Record of Employees (SC-150)

Identifier: SC-150
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of seven Dayton-Wright Company "Record of Employee" envelopes spanning the period 1922 to 1924. Each envelope provides the following information: name of the employee, address, marital status, age, person to notify in case of emergency, date of employment, department assigned, foreman of the department, rate of pay, and class of work. Inside the envelope are pay slips and other information about the employee, including the reason for termination.

Dates: 1922-1924

Delco Light Frigidaire Convention Badge with Ribbon

Identifier: SC-308
Content Description

This collection contains a single metal badge with red ribbon. The badge is inscribed with the words “Delco Light Frigidaire Convention, 1927.” The ribbon was owned by H. H. McLellan, who sold Delco Light plants in Nebraska. He received the ribbon when he attended the convention in Dayton.

Dates: 1927

Delco-Moraine Employee Sports Scrapbook (SC-283)

Identifier: SC-283
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one scrapbook chronicling the Delco-Moraine Plant's intramural sports events in 1946. The scrapbook is made up entirely of newspaper clippings.

The scrapbok also contained a small employee photo of Arnold Rike and a clipping from 10/24/1973.

Dates: 1946, 1973

The Diary of the House in the Woods (SC-273)

Identifier: SC-273
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single pamphlet titled "The Diary of the House in the Woods," which was published by the Lowe Brothers Company in Dayton, Ohio. The pamphlet is a combination of two people's diaries. Katherine McDowell and her husband Ned allowed their diaries to be published to explain the development of their house that they built and in which they lived in the woods. The diary entries begin in May of 1918 and continue through October of the same year. The couple also included...
Dates: circa 1918