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West River Printing Company broadsides, 1940-1975.
West River Printing Company (West Townshend, Vt.)
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 221 (cont'd in MSB 38)  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Corporate Author : West River Printing Company (West Townshend, Vt.)
Title : West River Printing Company broadsides, 1940-1975.
Physical Description : 1 linear ft.
Summary :

This collection is comprised of broadsides printed by the West River Printing Company of West Townshend, Vermont, during the period 1940-1975. The collection includes just four pieces of business records.

The company, located in the West River Valley, created items for businesses and organizations in the surrounding towns and villages including Bondville, Cambridgeport, Chester Depot, Jamaica, Londonderry, Newfane, Townshend, and Wardsboro. Many of them are announcing fairs, dances, school affairs, and other public events. There are many printings for businesses, either to publicize them or to provide company paper or bill headings. There is also quite an extensive collection of visiting cards. There are a number of samples of printings made for the Leland and Gray Seminary of Townshend. The collection includes two paper bags, including a paper litterbag.

Biographical or historical data :

The West River Printing Company, located in West Townshend, Vermont, was owned and operated by Elson E. Beecher and his son-in-law, Clarence E. Favreau (1899-1990).

Related Collections : The manuscript collection of the Vermont Historical Society also includes the Civil Defense records collected by Clarence E. Favreau, ca. 1941-1943 (MSA 242:10-11), and the 4-H club records collected by his wife, Marjorie Favreau, 1933-1944 (MSA 242:1-9).
Corporate Subject : Leland and Gray Seminary Townshend, Vt.
Subject Term : Advertising Vermont Windham County.
Community life Vermont Windham County.
Litter Trash Vermont.
Geographic Term : Townshend (Vt.) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Broadsides.
Visiting cards.
Bags containers
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