Finding aid for the Carl Anton Walder Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Walder, Carl Anton
Title: Carl Anton Walder Papers
Dates: 1904-1982
Extent: 0.10 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Carl Anton Walder (1881-1974) was a Swiss immigrant who settled in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1912. He was the founder of the Best Stove and Repair Company and a trustee and chairman of the board of the North American Swiss Alliance. He also served as the first Swiss Consular Agent for the Ohio District around Cleveland from 1936 to 1950. The collection consists of machine copied newspaper articles and miscellaneous items such as letters, Christmas cards, a Michigan Central Railroad Company engineers' examination book, a typescript of an article by William R. Murphy celebrating the twenty-first anniversary of the Best Stove and Repair Company, and a Department of State certificate naming Walder the Consular Agent of Switzerland.
MS Number MS 3809
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English