Forbes Brothers Central Mills financial records
The Forbes Brothers Central Mills of Topeka, Kansas, was established in the late 1890s by William A. Forbes under the name of Forbes Milling. This collection contains annual financial reports of the company covering the years 1931 through 1948.
- Creation: 1931 - 1948
- Forbes Brothers Central Mills (Topeka, Kan.) (Organization)
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Administrative History of Forbes Brothers Central Mills
The Forbes Brothers Central Mills of Topeka, Kansas, was established in the late 1890s by William A. Forbes under the name of Forbes Milling. The company failed in 1918 and then was reorganized in 1922 by Stanley and A. Boyce Forbes under the name Forbes Brothers. The business was incorporated under Kansas law in July 1931 as Forbes Brothers Central Mills Corporation. The mill's activities included the purchase, conversion and sale of agriculture products, mainly cornmeal and feed products.
.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
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Scope and Contents
The collection contains annual financial reports of the company covering the years 1931 through 1948. These reports were done by independent auditing firms such as John G. Conely & Company; Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company; and Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
RH MS 359
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Howard Stettler, July 1982
- Guide to the Forbes Brothers Central Mills Collection
- Forbes Brothers Central Mills financial records
- lt 8/82; mg 2004
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- Preferred citation
Forbes Brothers Central Mills Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 359 , Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas