National Committee Against Repressive Legislation Records, 1948-2003

 
Container Title
M97-130
Part 7 (M97-130): Additions, circa 1906-1945
Physical Description: 4.8 cubic feet (12 archives boxes), 1333 photographs, and 152 negatives (in 6 archives boxes, 1 negative box, and 1 oversize folder) 
Scope and Content Note: Additions, circa 1906-1945, including business and personal correspondence, a small amount of family and biographical information, files concerning his library of rare books and his estate on Rock Island, and material about the Thordarson Electric Manufacturing Company (including correspondence, catalogs, manuals, et cetera). Also included are family photographs; images of Rock Island, Washington Island, and Door County; and Thordarson Electric product photographs. Included in the correspondence are some letters in Icelandic including 5 letters from poet Stephan G. Stephansson, dating from 1911-1915.
Series: Correspondence, circa 1906-1943
Box   1
Folder   1
A
Box   1
Folder   2
Acme Wire Company
Box   1
Folder   3
Allegheny Steel Company
Box   1
Folder   4
Aplin, Ben J.
Box   1
Folder   5
B
Box   1
Folder   6
Baker (G.A.) Company
Box   1
Folder   7
Bay, J. Christian (John Crerar Library)
Box   1
Folder   8
Bay State Sheet Copper Company
Box   1
Folder   9
Baldwinson, B.L.
Box   1
Folder   10
Belden Manufacturing Company
Box   1
Folder   11
Bertschinger, J.F.
Box   1
Folder   12
Brandson, Dr. B.J.
Box   1
Folder   13
Burger Boat Company
Box   1
Folder   14
Burgess, C.F. (Burgess Laboratories, Inc. and Burgess Battery Company)
Box   1
Folder   15
C
Box   1
Folder   16
Central Scientific Company
Box   1
Folder   17
Century of Progress
Box   1
Folder   18
Chicago
Box   1
Folder   19
Chicago Norske Club
Box   1
Folder   20
Cleveland Tractor Company
Box   1
Folder   21
Colin B. Kennedy Corporation
Box   1
Folder   22
Commonwealth Edison Company
Box   1
Folder   23
Cory, Harvey
Box   1
Folder   24
Crane Company
Box   1
Folder   25
D
Box   2
Folder   1
Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company
Box   2
Folder   2
Dan-American Archives Society
Box   2
Folder   3
Darby and Darby (Attorneys)
Box   2
Folder   4
Dee (William E.) Company
Delta Hardware Company
Box   2
Folder   5
1924-1926
Box   2
Folder   6
1927-1930
Box   2
Folder   7
Bills and Receipts, 1929
Box   2
Folder   8
D. Hill Nursery Company
Box   2
Folder   9
Door County, Wisconsin
Box   2
Folder   10
E
Box   2
Folder   11
Elmhurst, Illinois
Box   2
Folder   12
Ernst Hertzberg and Sons
Box   2
Folder   13
Escanaba Hardware Company
Box   2
Folder   14
F
Box   2
Folder   15
Fair Store
Box   2
Folder   16
Fenn, Dr. George
Box   2
Folder   17
First National Bank of Chicago
Box   2
Folder   18
Foley Greenhouse Manufacturing Company
Box   2
Folder   19
Fredbloom, A.C.
Box   3
Folder   1
Freudenreich, William F.
Box   3
Folder   2
G
Box   3
Folder   3
General Accident Assurance Company, Inc.
Box   3
Folder   4
General Electric
Box   3
Folder   5
Geographic Society of Chicago - Anna Conwell
Box   3
Folder   6
Goode, J. Paul
Box   3
Folder   7
Goodman, John - Goodman Manufacturing Company
Box   3
Folder   8
Goodrich Transit Company
Box   3
Folder   9
Good Roads Machinery Company
Box   3
Folder   10
Gothic Type - Letters
Box   3
Folder   11
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company
Box   3
Folder   12
Grimson, Judge Gudmundir
Box   3
Folder   13
Gunnarson, Robert
Box   3
Folder   14
H
Box   3
Folder   15
Hall, William L. (Patent Lawyer)
Box   3
Folder   16
Hanson, Rasmus
Box   3
Folder   17
Harris Brothers Company
Box   3
Folder   18
H. Channon Company
Box   3
Folder   19
Heating and Ventilating Magazine - P.S. Fenster
Box   3
Folder   20
Herrmann, U.J.
Box   3
Folder   21
Hewett Grocery Company
Box   3
Folder   22
Higgins, Dean
Box   3
Folder   23
High Potential Direct Current Generator
Box   3
Folder   24
Hill, Walter M.
Box   3
Folder   25
Hill-White Transit Company
Box   3
Folder   26
Holand, H.R.
Box   3
Folder   27
H.H. Hooker Glass and Paint Company
Box   4
Folder   1
Hubbard, C.H. (Lighthouse Service)
Box   4
Folder   2
I
Box   4
Folder   3
Illinois Athletic Club
Box   4
Folder   4
Industrial Commission of Wisconsin
Box   4
Folder   5
J
Box   4
Folder   6
Jackson, Thorstina (Walters)
Box   4
Folder   7
K
Box   4
Folder   8
Kahlenberg Brothers Company
Box   4
Folder   9
Kahlmann, Karl W. (Taxidermy)
Box   4
Folder   10
Kelly Brothers Nursery
Box   4
Folder   11
Knight, C.S.
Box   4
Folder   12
L
Box   4
Folder   13
Lake Shore Athletic Club
Box   4
Folder   14
Louer (W.B.) Company
Box   4
Folder   15
Ludowici-Celadon Company
Box   4
Folder   16
M
Box   4
Folder   17
Mandel Brothers
Box   4
Folder   18
Mann, George O.
Box   5
Folder   1
Marsh and McLennan (Insurance)
Box   5
Folder   2
Marston, Annie G. (C.H. Thordarson's First School Teacher)
Box   5
Folder   3
Mc
Box   5
Folder   4
McCauley, Captain Charles
Box   5
Folder   5
Mid-West Tractor and Equipment Company
Box   5
Folder   6
Memorial of Leif Erikson in America
Box   5
Folder   7
Miscellaneous Correspondence
Box   5
Folder   8
Museum of Science and Industry
Box   5
Folder   9
N
Box   5
Folder   10
National Geographic Society
Box   5
Folder   11
National Grocer Company
Box   5
Folder   12
Nelson, Anton
Box   5
Folder   13
New-Way Motor Company
Box   5
Folder   14
New York Athletic Club
Box   5
Folder   15
New York Public Library
Box   5
Folder   16
Nurseries
Box   5
Folder   17
O
Box   5
Folder   18
P-R
Box   5
Folder   19
S
Box   5
Folder   20
Sawyer-Stoll Timber Company
Box   5
Folder   21
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur
Box   5
Folder   22
T-V
Box   5
Folder   23
Thompson, William Hale
Box   5
Folder   24
Thordarson, Dewey C.
Box   5
Folder   25
Thordarson Relatives
Box   5
Folder   26
Thordarson, Theodore
Box   5
Folder   27
Thordarson, Trig
Box   5
Folder   28
Thordarson, William
Box   5
Folder   29
W-Z
Box   5
Folder   30
William J. Burns International Detective Agency
Box   5
Folder   31
Williams, H.G.
Series: Personal Papers
Box   6
Folder   1
Account Book, 1926-1928
Box   6
Folder   2
Bills, 1911-1932
Box   6
Folder   3
Clubs and Societies - Membership and Stocks
Box   6
Folder   4-5
Icelandic Letters, 1910-1943
Stephansson, Stephan G.
Box   6
Folder   5
1911 April 1
Box   6
Folder   5
1914 January 17
Box   6
Folder   5
1914 April 30
Box   6
Folder   5
1914 August 24
Box   6
Folder   5
1915 May 3
Stephansson, Ulga (wife of Stephan)
Box   6
Folder   5
1933 December 11
Box   6
Folder   5
1937 September 29
Box   6
Folder   5
1940 March 2
Benediktson, Rosa S. (daughter of Stephan)
Box   6
Folder   5
1941 February 17
Box   7
Folder   1-2
Icelandic Letters, 1910-1943
Box   7
Folder   3
Medical Bills, 1934-1935
Box   7
Folder   4
Miscellaneous Papers
Box   7
Folder   5
Receipts, et cetera, 1912-1930
Box   7
Folder   6
Taxes, 1918-1935
Box   7
Folder   7
Thordarson Family Tree Information
Box   7
Folder   8
Chester H. Thordarson Funeral, 1945
Box   8
Folder   1
Sympathy Letters, et cetera - Julia Thordarson
Box   8
Folder   2
Julia Thordarson Estate, 1948-1959
Series: Thordarson Library
List of Priced Books in Thordarson Library
Box   8
Folder   3
1934
Box   8
Folder   4
1935
Box   8
Folder   5
Bibliography
Box   8
Folder   6
Icelandic Books
Box   8
Folder   7-8
Booksellers, Miscellaneous - Bills, et cetera
Box   8
Folder   9
Correspondence - Booksellers - Unsorted, 1916-1943
Correspondence - Booksellers
Box   9
Folder   1
A.C. McClurg and Company
Box   9
Folder   2
Bernard Quaritch Ltd.
Box   9
Folder   3
Brentano's, Inc.
Box   9
Folder   4
Charles T. Powner Company
Box   9
Folder   5
Dr. George Engelke
Box   9
Folder   6
Henry George Fiedler
Box   9
Folder   7
G.A. Baker and Company
Box   9
Folder   8
G.W. Sheldon and Company
Box   9
Folder   9
Henry Sotheran and Company
Box   9
Folder   10-21
Walter M. Hill - Bills, 1904-1933
Box   10
Folder   1-3
Walter M. Hill - Bills, 1936-1943
Box   10
Folder   4-8
Walter M. Hill - Correspondence, 1904-1933
Box   10
Folder   9
Robert Riviere and Son
Box   10
Folder   10
Wilfred M. Voynich
Box   10
Folder   11
Frank Walters
Box   10
Folder   12
Wheldon and Wesley, Ltd.
Box   10
Folder   13
Catalogue Data (Books)
Box   10
Folder   14
Rare Book Catalogues
Box   10
Folder   15
Christmas and New Year Greetings
Box   10
Folder   16
Guest Book - Thordarson Library
Box   10
Folder   17
Clipping, 1931
Series: Rock Island
Box   10
Folder   18
Rock Island Historical Materials and State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1912-1918
Box   11
Folder   1
Account Book, 1926
Box   11
Folder   2
Specs for Buildings, Blueprints, Insurance Information
Box   11
Folder   3
Tom Guinen - Correspondence, 1913-1920
Box   11
Folder   4
Rock Island Correspondence, 1929-1944
Box   11
Folder   5
Rock Island Tax Receipts, et cetera
Box   11
Folder   6
Carving Tracings
Box   11
Folder   7
Rock Island - Editorial Mementos
Box   11
Folder   8
Guest Book - Rock Island
Series: Thordarson Electric Manufacturing Company
Box   11
Folder   9
Correspondence, et cetera, 1912-1943
Box   11
Folder   10
Sympathy Letters, 1945
Box   12
Folder   1
Thordarson-Meissner TV Replacement Guide
Box   12
Folder   2
General and Cost Accounting Practice, 1929
Box   12
Folder   3
Catalogues, Manuals, et cetera
Box   12
Folder   4
Transformers
Box   12
Folder   5
Notebooks
Series: Photographs
Box   13
Folder   1
Photos - Family
Rock Island
Box   13
Folder   2
Rock Island Buildings
Box   13
Folder   3
Rock Island - General
Box   13
Folder   4
Rock Island, et cetera - Negatives
Box   13
Folder   5
Door County
Box   13
Folder   6
Washington Island
Box   13
Folder   7
The First Girls Part to Rock Island, 1927 September 7
Box   13
Folder   8
Photos from “Rock Island Correspondence”
Box   13
Folder   9
Rock Island - General
Box   14
Folder   1-5
Rock Island - General (continued)
Box   15
Folder   1
Pottawatomie Island Photo Book
Thordarson Electric Manufacturing Company
Box   15
Folder   2
Products
Box   16
Folder   1-3
Products
Box   17
Folder   1-2
Products
Box   17
Folder   3
Products - Colored Photos
Box   17
Folder   4-5
Products
Box   18
Folder   1-3
Products - Colored Photos
Box   18
Folder   4
Electric Manufacturing Company - Interior
Box   18
Folder   5
Photos of Books
Box   18
Folder   6
Army-Navy Production Award - Thordarson Lake Shore Club, 1943 April 20
Box   19
Folder   1
Rock Island Map
Physical Description: Glass negative 
Box   19
Folder   2
St. Martin Island Map
Physical Description: Glass negative 
Oversize Folder  
Thordarson Direct Current Transformer
Oversize Folder  
Large Photographs