date(s):
1887-1900
subject(s):
Business
type(s):
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A2383 Olin, Franklin W. Papers Inventory of Franklin W. Olin Papers A2383 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2017 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:32:45 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Franklin W. Olin Papers A2383 0.02 Cubic Feet (1 folder) 1887-1900 Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, December 2009. Donor Information Donor information is not available. Biographical Sketch Franklin W. Olin was born January 9, 1860, in Woodford, Vermont, and graduated from Cornell University with an engineering degree in 1886. He moved to East Alton, Illinois, in 1892, where he established companies that eventually became Olin Industries, Inc. He died May 21, 1951, in St. Louis, Missouri. Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of receipts and business correspondence of Franklin W. Olin. Arrangement The collection is arranged chronologically. Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Franklin W. Olin Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Business enterprises -- Illinois -- Alton Business enterprises -- Maryland -- Baltimore Business enterprises -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Steam-boilers -- Specifications Olin, Franklin W., 1860-1951 Robert Poole & Son Co. Specifications and tender for two horizontal steam boilers of R. Munroe & Son, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Olin & Wood, Pompton, New Jersey. 1887 Sept 22 1 1 Note of Robert Poole & Son Co., Baltimore, Maryland, to F.W. Olin. States prices. 1890 Apr 17 1 1 Note of Robert Poole & Son Co., Baltimore, Maryland, to F.W. Olin. "We are now making the machinery you ordered of us, but as we have never done business with you & you are not found in our commercial reports would be pleased to have you send us references." 1890 May 3 1 1 Incomplete, unsigned letter written on the stationery of W.J. Watt, wholesale dealers in groceries and plantation supplies, Columbus, Georgia, to Mrs. Mary M. Olin. Discusses family matters. 1890 May 22 1 1 Typescript note of P. Pryibil, New York City, to F.W. Olin, Huntington, West Virginia. Explains the bill that he sent him. 1890 Dec 11 1 1 Note signed M.S. Black, written on stationery of Robert Poole & Son Co., Baltimore, Maryland, to Franklin W. Olin, Kellogg, West Virginia. "We herewith hand you statement of our a/c [account] amounting to $1009 50/100 and would be pleased to have your check for same by return mail." 1891 Dec 5 1 1 Receipt of Victor Bruch, dealer in Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Co.'s St. Louis draught & bottled beer, Alton, Illinois, to Mr. F.W. Olin. Letterhead includes illustration of the Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Co. buildings. 1894 Sept 1 1 1 Receipt of Wm. Barr Dry Goods Co., Sixth, Olive to Locust Streets, St. Louis, Mo., to F.W. Olin, Alton, Illinois. Stationery includes an illustration of the Wm. Barr Dry Goods Co. building. 1895 Nov 1 1 Receipt of Mermod & Jaccard Jewelry Co., 401, 403, 405 & 407 North Broadway, St. Louis, to Mrs. F.W. Olin. Letterhead includes illustration of Mermod & Jaccard Jewelry Co. building. 1896 Apr 4 1 1 Receipt of the Alton Packing Co., Alton, Illinois, to Mr. F.W. Olin. 1900 June 1 1 1 Invoice of the Sparks Milling Company, Alton, Illinois, to Mrs. Olin. 1900 June 1 1 1