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Thomas Perry's collection of Jasper Wood Product Co. material

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 29

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence written to and from Thomas Perry, Chief/Consulting Engineer for the Jasper Wood Products Company, along with quotes and estimates for components of the prefabricated houses. There are reports from testing of the same components, along with timecards from the business. The collection also contains newsclippings from the 1930's relating to the housing industry. There are a few unrelated newsclippings from 1978 and 1980 and a company catalog from MacBeath Hardwood Company.


  • 1936-1980
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1936
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2007


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


0.20 Cubic Feet

1 box other_unmapped

1.00 mss._boxes

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged chronologically and by item type.

Source of Acquisition

Purchased on e-Bay

Existence and Location of Originals

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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States