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Forbes Brothers Central Mills financial records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 359

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1931 - 1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

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.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

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.

Physical Location

RH MS 359

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Howard Stettler, July 1982

Title
Guide to the Forbes Brothers Central Mills Collection
Subtitle
Forbes Brothers Central Mills financial records
Author
lt 8/82; mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7781570008
Preferred citation
Forbes Brothers Central Mills Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 359 , Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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