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C. W. Follett papers 1951/08/27

Follett, C. W. creator (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0475 (Text) 475001-1006 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/12/23 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/12/23 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes a typed, signed letter from C.W. Follett in Chicago, Illinois on 1951/08/27 regarding the publishing business.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: C.W. Follett papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Charles Walcott Follett was born in 1882 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He joined Charles M. Barnes' company, C. M. Barnes and Company in Illinois as a stock clerk in 1901. In 1908, John Wilcox became the primary stock holder and the company was reorganized as C.M. Barnes-Wilcox Company. Follett became vice president and a shareholder in 1912. In 1913, Wilcox neared retirement, and Follett took over management of the renamed J. W. Wilcox and Follett Company. He married Edythe Benepe in approximately 1909, and they had five children, one of whom died young; the other four became involved in the family business. C. W. and Edythe purchased the company in 1924. He died in 1952. The company was renamed Follett Corporation in 1957.Information found within the collection."Follett, C. W.". Follett's Story. Retrieved 2014/12/23."Follett, Charles W.". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/12/23."Follett, Chas W.". 1920 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/12/23."Follett. Charles Walcott". Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988. Retrieved 2014/12/23."Follett, Charles Walcott". U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Wilcox and Follett Company (Chicago, Ill.)
Authors and publishers > United States > History.
Chicago (Ill.)
Genre: Correspondence

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