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Hughes Granite and Quarry Company records, 1907-1932.
Hughes Granite and Quarry Company.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 85  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Corporate Author : Hughes Granite and Quarry Company.
Title : Hughes Granite and Quarry Company records, 1907-1932.
Physical Description : 2.5 inches of shelf space.
Summary :

The collection contains records related to the incorporation of the company and issuance of stock, but contains only a few documents related to operations. There is material related to an attempt by the company in 1921 and 1922 to build a railroad from the quarry in Adamant to the Boston & Maine Railroad line in East Montpelier. This material includes options to buy rights-of-way and surveys of the route for the railroad.

The collection also contains a few documents on the purchase of the Logan and Judge Quarry in Milford, Massachusetts, from the bankrupt Webb Pink Granite Company, and a subsequent attempt to resell the quarry to Wenz Co., Inc., of Allentown, Pennsylvania. There is one item from the Whittier Quarry Company: a list of granite shipped from 1916-1920. There are also a few documents from the Adamant Quarry Company in the collection, the most substantive of which are Articles of Association dated 1924 and a contract with the Quarryworkers International Union.

Biographical or historical data :

The Hughes Granite and Quarry Company, was established in Clyde, Ohio, in 1907. In 1920 the business opened offices in Montpelier, Vermont, and a took over a quarry in the village of Adamant, Calais, Vermont, formerly known as the Whittier Quarry Company owned by Charles Whittier. In 1924 the Hughes Company was succeeded by the Adamant Quarry Company owned by the former stockholders of Hughes, including C. S. Whittier.

Corporate Subject : Boston and Maine Railroad.
Subject Term : Granite industry and trade Vermont.
Geographic Term : Clyde (Ohio) Industries.
Montpelier (Vt.) Archival resources.
Calais (Vt.) Archival resources.
East Montpelier (Vt.) History.
Added Author : Quarryworkers International Union.
Whittier Quarry Co. (Calais, Vt.)
E.W. Bailey and Co. (Montpelier, Vt.)
Logan and Judge Quarry (Calais, Vt.).
Wenz Co., Inc. (Allentown, Penn.).
Adamant Quarry Co. (Montpelier, Vt.).
Webb Pink Granite Co. (Me.).
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