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Catalog Number 2006.029.003
Object Name documents
Scope & Content Small brown notebook ( 4" x 6 3/4") labeled "Watatic" contains a report of Watatic Spinning Mills Inc. Production Department and notes on various lots.

Small black 6-ring binder (4 3/4" x 7 1/4") of formulas,picker data, Card data, Comber data, Drawing frame data, Speeder data, Slubber, Intermediate frame, Woonsocket speeder, Saco-Lowell long draft roving frame, Spinning data, Twister data, and miscellaneous notes inserted between the pages.

Black 3-ring binder (7 1/4" x 10") containing Yarn Calculations and Formulas, Carding Department Data, Spinning Department, Twisting and Finishing Dept., Testing and Miscellaneous, Analysations of Specialty Yarns, Twist tables, gears,relations, etc.

Newspaper clippings regarding:
the closing of Fitchburg Yarn Co. because of scarcity of work to install new machinery in 1945, Flood repair work, and section of
Fitchburg Yarn collapsing into the Nashua River.
and a Photo copy of the clippings.

A letter from Christian Herter, Gov. to Mr. Frank W. Lyman congratulating Fitchburg Yarn Company on their 50th Anniversary in 1956.

2 identical brochures of Fitchburg Yarn at the time of the 50th Anniversary. Gives a History of the Mill.

An advertising brochure, "Testing SASE"- (SASE was a fine spun rayon)

A collection of 31 brochures or newsletters highlighting different aspects of the Fitchburg Yarn Mill at employees. Title: "Fitchburg Yarns, Fitchburg Spinners Sales Corporation"

A collection of 10 Blue Print - Tracings for: Woonsocket Speeder, Whitin Super Draft Roving Frame, Saco-Lowell Spinning Frame, Drawing Frame-Whitin Mod. H., Whitin Comber D-2, Drawing Frame, Super Longdraft Roving Frame, Whitin Card, One Process Picker, and Spinning Frame.

Catalog type Archive
Dates of Accumulation 1948-1956
Title A collection of Fitchburg Yarn memorabilia
Collection Archives - Documents
People Dietsche, Otto
Search Terms Spinning
yarn mill
Subjects Fitchburg Yarn Co.
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Source Dietsche, Bill