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L.B. Denton and Company fonds
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CA ON00394 F 267
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- L.B. Denton and Company
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6 cm of textual records
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L. B. Denton and Company were manufacturers of furniture and hardware casters in Woodstock, Oxford County, Ontario from July 17th 1899 to 1927. The Factory was located at 344 Dundas Street.
The company was registered, in August 1899, as a partnership between Levi B. Denton, of Woodstock and Mrs. Azalena Youell, of Grand Rapids, Michigan. In addition to the local market, they supplied casters to Western Canada, Nova Scotia, Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand.
In 1914, the company came under the management of Robert N. Ball, a Woodstock Lawyer and County Court Attorney, as part of an estate settlement. In 1923, the Company with registered to William King Bell, of Woodstock, Ontario.
L.B. Denton and Company eventually went out of business in 1927.
The records of L.B. Denton and Company were in the custody of the Oxford County Court House in Woodstock and were transferred to the Archives of Ontario in 1974. In October 2019, they were transferred to the Oxford County Archives.
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The fonds consists of records related to L.B. Denton and Company. It includes subject files concerning job applications, correspondence, orders, disputes, war time production, as well as financial .
The records are in good condition.
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The Oxford County Archives received the records from Archives of Ontario in October 2019.
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RG2 Oxford County fonds
COA151 Robert N. Ball fonds
Formerly listed as Fonds F 267 of the Archives of Ontario. A portion of records from this fonds were removed to form COA151 Robert N. Ball fonds.
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