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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5623.AM:  Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.)



Newsletters, articles:  1950, 1973-1984

DeWitt, Saline County, Neb.:  Manufacturer of Vise-Grips

Size:  0.3 cu.ft.; 1 box



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of yearly Christmas newsletters/publications from Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.), manufacturer of Vise-Grips. The newsletters date from 1973-1984. Also included is an article about the company from 1950.



RELATED MATERIALS



See the NSHS library collection for “The pioneer story of Bill & Ane Petersen and the evolution of the vise-grip,” by Harriet Petersen Fort. [921 P484s]



See the NSHS Nebraska History Museum’s collection for additional Vice-Grip related materials. Not all artifacts are on exhibit. Researchers must contact the Museum collection staff to make an appointment.



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



DeWitt (Neb.) — Businesses

Petersen Manufacturing Company (DeWitt, Neb.)

Saline County (Neb.) — Businesses

Tools — Nebraska

Vise-grip wrench

Wrenches — Nebraska



 



Revised 01-09-2009   TMM