Fonds F263 - George Butt fonds

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George Butt fonds

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CA ON00334 F263

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  • 1927-2003 (Creation)
    Butt, George

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George Butt was in management at Raybestos Manhatten, Peterborough.

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Donated by George Butt.

Scope and content

Volumes relating to the Reybestos automotive company with a connection to the Ford motor company in the USA.Collection includes information from staff meetings, Union agreements, manufacturing, and specifications.

The papers consist of several series.

Series A - Parts Specifications (1927-1946) (Files 1-22)
Series B - Staff and Union Meetings Correspondence Union Agreements (1950-1968) (Files 23-41)
Series C - Rubber Group Meeting Material (1958-1968), Product Steering Committee (1971-1975), Additional reports and financial planning (1964-1982) (Files 42-73)
Series D - Blueprints and plans (1956-1975) (Files 74-88)
Series E - Materials related to Brake Block transfers and Wheelabrators (1972-1982) (Files 89-111)
Series F - Materials related to the effect of asbestos on health (1967-1984) (Files 112-161, 252, 266, 290-297, 301, 303-318)
Series G - Raybestos and Raytech Annual Reports (1961-1993) (Files 162-184, 286)
Series H - Catalogues, manuals and guides relating to products at Raybestos (1938-1983) (Files 185-224, 236-241, 243-251, 253-254, 263, 268, 289)
Series I - Newsletters (Files 225-235, 264, 274, 276-277, 279)
Series J - Correspondence and Photographs (Files 242, 255-256, 275)
Series K - Union Agreements and Information United Steelworkers of America Local 8100 (Files 257-258, 261-262, 267, 273, 278, 281-284)

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Specifications, reports, papers, printed materials, blueprints, and other materials relating to Raybestos Manhattan.

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Open to researchers.

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