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The collection contains records of the manager of the Timber Unit and is primarily concerned with the activities and administration of that office. The collection had been re-foldered by Library staff at an earlier time; the folder headings used in that project have been retained.

The collection opens with files of correspondence, 1939-1955, much of it to and from Gordon M. Blakely, manager of the unit during most of this time. Office reference files form the next group of records; they primarily concern analyses of wage rates and job tasks.

The collection also includes production records maintained in the manager's office, especially yard inventories, lumber production totals and job costs for various projects.

Publication Date



Business and Industry



Size of Collection

2 boxes (0.8 cubic feet)

Dates of Collection

1938-1955, bulk 1944-1952

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0050

Diamond Match Company, Berst-Forster-Dixfield Division, Timber Unit Records, 1938-1955

Included in

History Commons