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Scope and Contents The Ames Family Collection is comprised of approximately 300 linear feet of archival records which document the Ames family of Easton, Massachusetts. The family’s multifaceted business enterprises extended beyond their well-known core business, manufacturing shovels. The Ames Family Collection complements the Stonehill Industrial History Center’s Arnold B. Tofias Industrial Archives, which documents the family’s shovel manufacturing businesses and the development of the town of Easton and...
Dates: ca. 1830 - 1930
Scope and Contents In the summer of 2002 a long-time employee of the Ames Company contacted the Stonehill Industrial History Center to inquire about the Center’s interest in acquiring historic materials from the company. In August 2002 Dr. Greg Galer, Curator of the Stonehill Industrial History Center, traveled to the Ames plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia to review archival Ames materials for potential donation to Stonehill College. The items were located at the former (1932 - 1999) headquarters of the Ames...
Dates: ca. 1850s - 1970s
Scope and Contents The Arnold B. Tofias Industrial Archives is comprised of approximately 1,500 linear feet of archival material plus approximately 2,600 artifacts. This finding aid does not include artifacts, but instead focuses on archival materials.The collection includes unique and extensive business and some personal records of Easton, Massachusetts’ Ames family and their shovel-making and associated enterprises. A few records in the collection date back to the late 18th century, but the bulk of...
Dates: late-18th century to mid-20th century
Scope and Contents Folder contains: Oversize Artwork owned by, for, or about Stonehill College
Dates: Majority of material found in 1948-Present