W. T. Wilson Grain Company Papers
Researchers interested in the early 20th century history of Nacogdoches might be interested to examine the invoices from 40 different Nacogdoches businesses (1911-1916) that this collection contains.
Wilson was an inventor and there are several folders that reflect his interest in tinkering. For instance, The collection has correspondence, blue prints and a patent for an ice cream cone filler.
Arkansas (all Little Rock) - A. K. Collins and Co.; Cunningham Commission Co.; S. P. Davis, Manufacturer’s Agent; The German National Bank; W. C. Northern; Southern Trust Co..
Georgia - B. W. Stone and Co., Thomasville.
Illinois - Halliday Elevator Co., Cairo; Barrel and Box Magazine, Chicago; The DeLaval Separator Co., Chicago; The National Hay and Grain Report, Decatur.
Indiana - The National Hay Association, Winchester.
Kansas - The Corn Belt Grain Co., Atchison; The Cherokee Mill and Elevator Co., Cherokee; Gorvin Flour and Grain Co., Wichita; The Western Grain Co., Wichita.
Louisiana - Alexandria Mill and Elevator Co., Alexandria; Nutriline Milling Co., Crowley; Myles Salt Co., New Orleans; Hamiter-Busbey Mill and Elevator Co., Ltd., Shreveport; The First National Bank of Shreveport, Shreveport; Louisiana Cotton Oil Co., Shreveport; Joseph H. Tucker, Merchandise Broker, Shreveport; The Tucker-Curtis Co., Shreveport.
Minnesota - Maire Paint Co., Minneapolis; North-West Mills Co., Winona.
Missouri - Benton Grain Co., Kansas City; Brodnax and McLiney Grain Commission, Kansas City; J. A. Brubaker and Co. Hay, Kansas City; R. J. House and Co., Kansas City; First National Bank, Kansas City; C. V. Fisher Grain Co., Kansas City; John J. Glover Grain, Kansas City; Hall-Baker Grain Co., Kansas City; Kamper Mill and Elevator Co., Kansas City; McEwen Grain Co., Kansas City; Midland Elevator Co. and Moore Grain Co., Kansas City; Moore Grain Co., Kansas City; The National Reserve Bank, Kansas City; Nelson Grain Co., Kansas City; Peirson-Lathrop Grain Co., Kansas City; Western Exchange Bank, Kansas City; Bank of Neosho, Neosho; Missouri and Kansas Grain Co., Neosho; Burke Grain Co., St. Joseph; The Davis Milling Co., St. Joseph [Aunt Jemima]; Merchants Bank of Saint Joseph, St. Joseph; Climax Novelty Co., St. Louis; Richardson Grain Co., St. Louis;
Nebraska (all Omaha) - J. A. Bushfield and Co. Grain Brokers; W. H. Chambers Grain; J. H. Conrad; Holmquistel Elevator Co.; Hynes Grain Co.; Union Grain and Elevator Co.
New Mexico - South New Mexico Farmer Associations, Anthony; The Dexter State Bank, Dexter; Dexter Hay Co., Dexter; Greenfield Scales, Greenfield; The Felix Alfalfa Ranch, Hagerman; The First National Bank, Hagerman.
New York - International help-a-phone Co., New York
Ohio - Bell Paint Co., Cleveland; W. C. Heller and Co. Steel Shelf Boxes, Montpelier
Oklahoma - Altus Alfalfa Milling Co., Altus; Amos K. Bass Hay and Grain, Caddo; The Caddo National Bank, Caddo; Commonwealth Cotton Oil Co., Cushing; William Bondies and Co., Durant; The First National Bank of Durant, Durant; Canadian Mill and Elevator Co., El Reno; Vinita National Bank, Vinita; Washita County Scales, Cordell; Yukon Mill and Grain Co., Yukon.
Railroads - Burr’s Ferry, Browndel and Chester Railway Co.; Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Co.; Houston East and West Texas Railway Co.; Houston and Texas Central Railroad Co.; Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Co.; St. Louis Southwestern Railway Co. of Texas; Texas and New Orleans Railroad Co.; Texas and Pacific Railway; Texas Midland Railroad.
Tennessee - Chattanooga Label House, Chattanooga
Texas - Alice Cotton Oil Co., Alice; The Rex-Perkins Co., Amarillo; The Austin Presbyterian Sanitarium, Austin; C. L. Condit and Co., Austin; Griffith Drug Store, Austin; E. M. Scarbrough and Sons, Austin; Dr. Robert W. Shipp, Austin; Atlantic Rice Mills, Beaumont; The Lon A. Bernard Co., Beaumont; Gulf National Bank, Beaumont; Bryan Cotton Oil and Fertilizer Co., Bryan; Burlington State Bank, Burlington; Texas Cooking Oil Co., Burlington; The Clarksville Cotton Oil Co., Clarksville; Barry Land and Tie Co., Clarksville; The Red River National Bank, Clarksville; B. W. Carrington and Co., Dallas; The City National Bank, Dallas; Jno. H. Moore and Co., Dallas; The New Century Milling Co., Dallas; Trinity Cotton Oil Co., Dallas; Denison Mill and Grain Co., Denison; W. H. Crawford, Forney; George Ritter, Forney; Bewley Mills, Fort Worth; Dazey-Moore Grain Co., Fort Worth; The Hefley-Coleman Co., Fort Worth; Jeffrey Sales Co. of Texas, Fort Worth; E. R. and D. C. Kolp Flour, Grain and Seeds, Fort Worth; Presley-Foster Brokerage Co., Fort Worth; E. G. Rall Grain Co., Fort Worth; J. Rosenbaum Grain Co., Fort Worth; Texas Salvage, Storage Co., Fort Worth; St. Mary’s Infirmary, Galveston; Texas Star Flour Mills, Galveston; Wisrodt Grain Co., Galveston; The First State Bank, Happy; Plains Lumber and Grain Co., Happy; Western Cotton Oil and Gin Co., Haskell; Bayou Grain Co., Houston; W. L. Edmundson, Houston; Jno. C. Green, Broker, Cotton Seed Products, Houston; Industrial Cotton Oil Co., Houston; J. C. Leavell Co., Houston; Pritchard Rice Milling Co., Houston; Standard Milling Co., Houston; The Howe Grain and Mercantile Co., Howe; Jacksonville Cotton Oil Co., Jacksonville; The First National Bank, Kemp; Livingston Manufacturing Co., Livingston; Frank Kothmann Grain and Feed Stuff, Llano; Collin County Grain Co., McKinney; Hill and King Grain, Hay, Mill Stuffs, and Corn Millers, McKinney; McKinney Elevator Co., McKinney; Nacogdoches Oil Mill, Nacogdoches; T. L. McNair Grain and Hay, Navasota; H. M. Davidson Staple and Fancy Groceries, New Boston; J. H. Ferguson, Palestine; The Lamar Cotton Oil Co., Paris; Farmers and Merchants Bank, Pilot Point; Pilot Point Cotton Oil Mill Co., Pilot Point; Pilot Point National Bank, Pilot Point; Hughston Grain Co., Plano; Plano Cotton Oil Co., Plano; The Plano Milling Co., Plano; The Plano National Bank, Plano; First Bank of Rhone, Rhone; John I. Glover Wholesale Grain, Sherman; Madill Oil and Cotton Co., Sherman; Merchants and Planters National Bank, Sherman; Sherman Mills and Grain Co., Sherman; The City National Bank, Temple; The Terrell Cotton Oil Co., Terrell; The Terrell Grain and Mercantile Co., Terrell; Farmers Oil and Fertilizer Co., Texarkana; Laws and Downey Wholesale Grain and Feed, Texarkana; The Texarkana Cotton Oil and Fertilizer Co., Texarkana; Texarkana National Bank, Texarkana; Turner Grain Co., Texarkana; Blackburn-Hollingsworth Grain Co., Whitewright; Whitewright Cotton Oil Co., Whitewright; White Wolf Mills, Wolfe City; Wolfe City Milling Co., Wolfe City.
East Texas - McKnight and Owens Wholesale Flour, Grain and Packing House Products, Center; Houston County Oil Mill and Manufacturing Co., Crockett; Garrison Mercantile Co., Garrison; Howell and Son General Merchandise, Jasper; Angelina Co. Abstract Co., Lufkin; Hotel Bonner, Lufkin.
Nacogdoches - Barham and Barham; M. G. Brock’s Ice Cream Co.; Cason, Monk and Co.; The City Bakery; The City Tailors; J. J. Coker Livery, Feed and Sale Stable; Commercial National Bank; Cox and Murphey; Zeno Cox Jr. Clothing and Tailoring; Crain Furniture Co.; Julius Eichel Dry Goods Co.; Haltom and Haltom (Daily Sentinel); Dr. Rufus R. Henderson, Dentist; Miss Lena Justice, Millinery; Kennedy’s Drug Store; T. J. Kinsey, Tailor; T. J. Lloyd Ice Cream; Arch Locke Tailoring, Cleaning and Pressing; Mayer and Schmidt; A. A. Nelson, MD; Perry Electric Co.; A. L. Ramsey; The Redland Herald; The Redland Hotel; The Sanitary Market; Allan Seale and Co.; J. C. Smith and Co. Plumbing; J. M. Spradley Feed Stuff; Stripling, Haselwood and Co.; M. L. Stroud Saddles, Harness and Horse Furnishings; J. F. Summers and Sons Furniture; Arthur E. Sweatland, MD; Swift Brothers and Smith, Inc.; Thomas and Richardson; F. R. Tucker, MD; Tucker, Hayter and Co.; Tucker-Sitton Hardware Co.; W. E. Weaver Carbonated Drinks; Weeks’ Tailoring Shop.
Wisconsin - Jeffrey Motor Cars, Kenosha; University Research Extension Co., Milwaukee.
- Event: Donated 2/3/2013
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- Guide to the W. T. Wilson Grain Company Papers
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