Rochester Clothiers' Exchange Collection

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Rochester Clothiers' Exchange collection
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Call Number: D.447
Dates: 1961-1976
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Business materials
Collection Overview
Title: Rochester Clothiers' Exchange collection
Call Number: D.447
Dates: 1961-1976
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
The Rochester Clothiers' Exchange was formed in November 1890 as a response to the growing pressure of unions in Rochester, New York. The officer and members of the Exchange did not consider themselves strictly anti- union; rather, they wished to protect their economic interests.

This collections chronicles the history of the Exchange from 1961-1976. At the time of the organization's founding, member companies still included Michaels, Sterns and Co., Fashion Park, and Adler Brothers and Company among others.

Scope and Content
The Rochester Clothiers' Exchange Collection is comprised of one series: Business Materials. There are meeting minutes from 1961-1968, letters written among Exchange members from 1961-1976, financial records, several press releases announcing new board members and two newspaper clippings.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Clothing trade
Minutes (Records)
Correspondence
Financial records
Press releases
Newspaper clippings
Clothiers' Exchange (Rochester, N.Y.)
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lori Birrell in 2011. Finding aid written by Lori Birrell in 2011.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Rochester Clothiers' Exchange Collection was made a gift of Lester Frankenstein, June 3, 1983.Access
The Rochester Clothiers' Exchange collection is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Rochester Clothiers' Exchange collection, D.447, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Fashion Park Michaels, Stern and Company Adler Brothers Company


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Lori Birrell
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Finding aid publication date: 12/23/2011
Content List
Series I: Business materials
Box 1, Folder 1Meeting minutes, 1961-1968
Box 1, Folder 2Board of Directors list
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, January 1961-1962
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, January 1963-1976
Box 1, Folder 5Financial records
Box 1, Folder 6Press releases, newspaper clippings


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