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Rand McNally and Company. : Rand McNally and Company Records, 1856-1996

Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.
Extent: 85 linear feet - (128 boxes, 3 volumes, 16 oversize boxes, 4 shelves of oversize artifacts)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS Rand
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The Rand McNally and Company Records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
See also: Wing MMS Sol Malkoff, series 5, box 2, folder 60-62.