- . e m - - MSS 757
Adams- Barre Company Records
1 / 4 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society acquired the Adams- Barre
Company Records as a g i f t of Ms. Kathy Kirn, Columbus, Ohio, in
May, 1981. David Gray prepared the preliminary inventory i n
Property r i g h t s : The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society owns the property
r i g h t s to t h i s c o l l e c t i o n .
Copyrights: 3ls. Kathy Kirn has dedicated such copyrights as
she possesses in t h i s c o l l e c t i o n to the public. Consideration
of a l l other copyrights is the r e s p o n s i b i l i t y of the author and
Access: This c o l l e c t i o n is open under the r u l e s and regulations
of t h e Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society.
C i t a t i o n : Researchers are requested to c i t e c o l l e c t i o n name,
c o l l e c t i o n number, and the Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society i n a l l footnote
and bibliographic references.
Transfer: A manual on t i r e - r e b u i l d i n g was t r a n s f e r r e d t o t h e
Library Department and several scrapbooks containing photo-graphs
and broadsideswere t r a n s f e r r e d t o the Audiovisual Depart-ment
in October 1981.
Organizational sketch: The Adams- Barre Company was founded in
Columbus, Ohio, by John Quincy Adams and W. N. Barre in 1 9 1 9 .
The company manufactured vulcanizers and t i r e r e t r e a d e r s and sold
automobile accessories. In the 1930s, the product l i n e expanded
t o include spray p a i n t i n g and f i l l i n g s t a t i o n equipment. The
company is now known a s Air- Tool Systems and produces machine
t o o l s and spray p a i n t i n g equipment.
Source: R. L. Polk and Company Colu~ ibus Directory, 1 9 1 9 , 1925,
Scope and content: The Adams- Barre Company Records date from
1924 to 1953 and occupy one- quarter cubic foot. The records
document the administration of the Adams- Barre Company and the
family farm in Jamestown, Ohio. The records c o n s i s t of
correspcndence, agreements, p r i c e - l i s t s , and f i n a n c i a l reports.
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