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Cancelled checks, 1870-1873
US NNFIT SC.217.1.1.1 · folder · 1909
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

Cancelled checks in a Crown Mills envelope. Typed on outside of envelope: "Edward Moir: Old checks from one of his previous mills, in Peterborough, Ont. Canada. William Paton was his partner. Paton, Moir, & Co. and Auburn Mills are the same."

Congressional items, 1921
US NNFIT SC.217.1.2.5 · folder · 1921
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This folder contains a copy of a proposed bill, a calendar for the Committee on Finance, and typed comments on testimony given by John P. Wood (President of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers).

US NNFIT SC.217 · collection · 1865 - 1964

Documents and data related to Edward Moir in his roles as businessman and political activist for the interests of the Carded Woolen Manufactures' Association. However some of the items were collected after Moir's death, and relate mostly to the later years of the mill he ran.

Moir, Edward, 1846-1932
Edward Moir, 1865-1932
US NNFIT SC.217.1 · series · 1865 - 1932
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This series contains items that were created during Edward Moir's lifetime and were likely collected by Moir. See also US.NNFIT.SC.217.2.4 which contains photos of Crown Woolen Mills over the years.

Mill management
US NNFIT SC.217.1.1 · sub-series · 1870 - 1873
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This sub-series contains items that were produced as a result of Edward Moir's work as a manager and president of Wool Mills. Most of it relates to Crown Woolen Mills (particularly mill appraisals), but there are some items that relate to earlier jobs he held at other mills. See also US.NNFIT.SC.217.2.4 which contains photos of Crown Woolen Mills over the years.

US NNFIT SC.217.1.2.15 · folder · 1886 - 1913
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This folder contains samples of Crown Mills letterhead, tracts and pamphlets related to the wool industry, a sheet of tariff statistics, a political cartoon, a copy of document from another mill, and a list of wool mills.

Moir political work
US NNFIT SC.217.1.2 · sub-series · undated
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This series contains items related to Moir's political work furthering the interests of the Carded Woolen Manufacturers' Association. It includes letters, published statements, newspaper clippings, and a volume produced by the National Association of Wool Manufacturers.

US NNFIT SC.217.1.2.1 · volume · 1865 - 1908
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

One large bound volume with papers related to the National Association of Wool Manufacturers. A small front section is titled "Objects and Plan of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers. Its Organization, Articles of Association, and By-Laws. A List of Its Officers and Members and the Proceedings of Its Government." The majority of the book is composed of the Bulletin for the Association. In the back of the book is an index for the Bulletin. It is not known if Moir had an affiliation with this organization, or if he owned the volume as reference on earlier writings by a wool manufacturer organization.

US NNFIT SC.217.1.2.6 · folder · 1927 February 4
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

A glossy print of a caricature drawing by Norbert Quinn. Edward Moir is shown along with other men, possibly members of the Carded Woolen Manufacturers Association. Note on back states the caricatures were likely drawn at a "meeting or banquet in Boston."

Quinn, Norbert
Other papers, 1884-1932
US NNFIT SC.217.1.1.12 · folder · 1884 - 1932
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

This folder contains a short biography of Edward Moir, and a copy of a 1884 letter to Moir, signed by several overseers at the Cornwall Manufacturing Company, expressing their regret that he is leaving the mill.

Photographs, 1886-1961
US NNFIT SC.217.2.4 · folder · 1886 - 1961
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

Most of the photographs are of the Crown Woolen Mills over various years. The negative is of Edward Moir and one of the photos is of his son John M. Moir. The photos each have descriptions written on the back, and while some were taken in the late 19th century, most of the prints appear to have been made around the same time (roughly the 1960s).

Post-Moir records, 1886-1964
US NNFIT SC.217.2 · series · 1886 - 1964
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

The items in this series all relate to Edward Moir and Crown Mills after Moir's death. See also US.NNFIT.SC.217.1.2.14, which contains a few items about the 1961 liquidation of Crown Mills.

US NNFIT SC.217.1.2.2 · volume · 1909 - 1925
Part of Edward Moir collection, 1865-1964

From the front page: "A collection of 172 statements published since January, 1909, for the purpose of securing wise legislation affecting the production and distribution of wool and wool goods. 1-120 Wool Tariff, 121-138 Wool Labeling, 139-159 Textile Miscellany. Supplement 160-172 Wool and Textile Miscellany by various writers."