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Weaver's Potato Chip Company, Inc. (Lincoln, Neb.)


RG5640.AM:  Weaver's Potato Chip Company, Inc. (Lincoln, Neb.)

Records:  1930s; 1950s-1970s
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Snack food manufacturer/distributor
Size:  0.5 cu.ft., 1 box

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The manuscript portion of the collection consists of records relating to the Weaver's Potato Chip Company, Inc. of Lincoln, Neb. The records consist mostly of correspondence and invoices dating from the 1930s. Also included are various undated drawings and illustrations used for advertising purposes.

The photo component consists of various black and white prints primarily used for advertising by the Weaver's Potato Chip Company. Images include store displays of Weaver's products as well as workers at various stations on the factory floor. The majority of images appear to date from the 1950s-1970s.

Note: Additional artifacts relating to the Weaver's Potato Chip Company are held in the collections of the NSHS Nebraska History Museum. Not all artifacts are on display. Interested researchers must contact the Museum Collections department to make an appointment.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Convenience foods
Food industry and trade -- Nebraska
Lancaster County (Neb.) -- Businesses
Lincoln (Neb.) -- Businesses
Snack foods -- Nebraska
Weaver's Potato Chip Company, Inc. (Lincoln, Neb.)

 

08-07-2009   Revised TMM/tmm

 

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