Post Family Papers: 1882-1973
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Title: Post Family Papers
Creator: Post family.
Dates: 1882-1973
Extent: 57 linear feet, 77 oversize volumes, 1 oversize folder, 28.9 GB (online)
Battle Creek, Michigan and Washington, D.C. family including C.W. (Charles William) Post, cereal manufacturer, and anti-union activist and founder of Post City, Texas; and his daughter Marjorie Merriweather Post, executive of General Foods Co., wife of U. S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, art collector, philanthropist, socialite, and Washington D.C. hostess. C.W. Post papers, largely concern labor-management relations, unionism, the Postum Company, currency reform, advertising, and matters of food and hygiene; Marjorie Merriweather Post papers document her social activities and travel, philanthropies art collections, and the maintenance and preservation of her homes and other possessions.
Call number: 85519 AC Aa 2 UAm UAl
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid prepared by: Frank Boles (boxes 1-44), 1979. Gary Kwiatek (boxes 45-46), 1981 Nancy Bartlett (boxes 47-48), February 1983. May Davis Hill (boxes 49-55), 1979