Finding aid for the Taylor Chair Company Records and Photographs


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Taylor Chair next hit Company
Title: previous hit Taylor Chair next hit Company Records and Photographs
Dates: 1824-2012
Extent: 17.40 linear feet (15 containers and 45 oversize volumes)
Abstract: The previous hit Taylor Chair next hit Company was founded in Bedford, Ohio. It was established in 1816 by Benjamin Franklin Fitch and William O. previous hit Taylor. The company began by manufacturing sitting chairs next hit and rockers and eventually expanded into office furniture. By the 1980s, the company had expanded to include additional factories in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and Los Angeles, California. At one time, the company was the oldest continually-operating business in Northeast Ohio. In 2012, the company announced its closing and in September of that year, the Gasser previous hit Chair Company, of Youngstown, Ohio, purchased the rights to continue using the Taylor next hit brand name and customer list. The collection consists of corporate records, correspondence, reports, marketing literature, a large number of early accounting ledgers, scrapbooks, and photographs.
MS Number MS 5402
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English