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W. T. Fielder Collection (MC 235)


Biographical Note


W. T. Fielder worked in Columbus, Georgia in the brickmaking industry. He eventually worked for the Minter System, a company that owned several patents on improved methods of firing bricks.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of one folder of correspondence between Fielder and several people identified only as Harry, Mac and Bill. Rival brick companies run by Hale Bickerstaff and the Heard family are mentioned.

1929-1937 1 box (.3 l.f.)

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W. T. Fielder Collection (MC 235)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

Unknown.


Box and Item List

Box 1

Item 1 – Reprint of a 1929 Letter from Clay Workers to the Hewlin Corporation

Item 2 – Order from the Minter System, Inc. to West Bros Brick Co., Washington, D.C., October 5, 1936

Item 3 – Telegram from Minter System to West Bros Brick Co., September 30, 1936

Item 4 – Telegram from Minter System to West Bros Brick, Co., October 1, 1936

Item 5 -- Bill of Sale from Lummus Cotton Gin Co. to W.T. Fielder, October 1, 1936

Item 6 – Letter from A.F. Goris to Mr. Ewary Concerning the Proposed Hewlin Plant in New York, December 1, 1936

Item 7 – Letter from A.F. Goris to Bill Concerning a Contract with McNulty, December 3, 1936

Item 8 – Letter from East Angus, Canada, to Mr. McNulty, December 3, 1936

Item 9 – Letter from Hewlin Corporation to Mr. A.F. Goris, December 16, 1936

Item 10 – Letter from Harry to Bill, in Canada, December 20, 1936

Item 11 – List of Projects to be Done, Signed J. McNulty and Dated December 29, 1936

Item 12 – Letter from W. T. Fielder to Harry, February 19, 1937

Item 13 – Letter from W. T. Fielder to Harry, February 21, 1937

Item 14 – Letter from L. Perry West, President of West Brothers Brick Company, September 17, 1937

Item 15 – Letter from W.T. Fielder, the Minter System to Mr. West of West Brothers Brick Company September 20, 1937

Item 16 – Sales Booklet from the Charavay Ventilating Equipment Company, 1936