MsC 191

 

Manuscript Register

 

PAPERS AND RECORDS OF

ROACH AND MUSSER COMPANY

 

Collection Dates: 1909 -- 1965

(Bulk Dates: mid- to late 1950s)

8.5 linear ft.

This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900
e-mail: lib-spec@uiowa.edu

 

Posted to the Internet: May, 2002

 

Acquisition Note: This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Robert L. Roach, Ex-president of Roach and Musser, in 1968.

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Series Table of Contents

 

Box 1

Box 2

Box 3

Box 4

Box 5

Box 6

Box 7

Box 8

Box 9

Box 10

Box 11

Box 12

Box 13

Box 14

Box 15

Box 16

Box 17

Ledgers

 

History Note

 

Roach and Musser Company, a producer of doors and sashes in Muscatine, Iowa, was founded in 1884 as the Muscatine Manufacturing Company. It went through several name changes, finally becoming Roach and Musser Co. in 1907.

 

Related materials

 

Randall, W. D. Little Known Stories of Muscatine. Muscatine, Iowa :Fairall Service,1949. MAIN Library F629.M8 R7

Box 1

Inventories: 31 December 1957, 30 April 1957 (two copies), 31 December 1962

Box 2

Folder 1
Liquidating Distribution #1, 1 August 1957

Folder 2
Balance sheets, 1957 -- 1959

Folder 3
Stockholder lists, 1957

Folder 4
Vouchers

Folder 5
Stockholder lists, 1959

Folder 6
Liquidating distribution #9, 10 April 1961

Folder 7
Liquidating distribution #2, 10 December 1957

Folder 8
Liquidating distribution #3, 5 March 1958

Folder 9
Liquidating distribution #4, 2 September 1958

Folder 10
Liquidating distribution #5, 1 October 1959

Folder 11
Liquidating distribution #6, 1 December 1959

Folder 12
Liquidating distribution #7, 1 June 1960

Folder 13
Liquidating distribution #8, 21 November 1960

Folder 14
E.L. Bruce Co., Certified Resolutions

Folder 15
Millwork records, 1944 -- 1954

Folder 16
Rent receipts and insurance estimates for a cottage, 1951 -- 1954

Folder 17
Papers concerning the Central State Bank

Folder 18
Papers concerning the Muscatine Bank and Trust Co.

Folder 19
Trade Bank and Trust Co., resolution

Folder 20
Bank Account applications

Folder 21
Signature authorization, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co.

Folder 22
Empire Millwork correspondence, 1957

Box 3

Folder 1
Employment requests, tax forms, misc.

Folder 2
Insurance policies, 1957

Folder 3
Building Permit, blueprint, contract, and receipts for building addition, 1955

Folder 4
Proxies for shareholders meeting 18 April 1957

Folder 5
Personal file of A. Randall Tipton

Folder 6
Levee Commissioner correspondence (A. Randall Tipton), 1951 -- 1955

Folder 7
Miscellaneous

Folder 8
Sales analyses

Folder 9
Newspaper clippings

Folder 10
Correspondence with the state Tax Commission

Folder 11
Relief applications, 1940 -- 1945

Folder 12
Financial information

Folder 13
Correspondence concerning sale of property in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1939

Folder 14
Canceled notes

Folder 15
Capital -- Stock tax returns, 1941 -- 1945

Folder 16
Tax information, 1951 -- 1953

Box 4

Folder 1
Board minutes, October 1962 and correspondence

Folder 2
Group insurance claims, 2 copies of the Group Insurance Plan

Folder 3
Miscellaneous invoices, 1962

Contract Comparison of Eight Member Companies, National Woodwork Manufacturers Association

Box 5

Group Insurance Administration Manual

R-M Millwork catalog

Annual reports: E.L. Bruce Co., 1965, 1963

Empire Millwork Corp., 1957 -- 1960

 

R-M Millwork Corp., 1960

Box 6

Income tax data, 1909 -- 1926

Box 7

Tax returns:

Folder: Year

1: 1956

2: 1950

3: 1955

4: 1946

5: 1947

6: 1948

7: 1949

8: 1954

9: 1953

10: 1952

11: 1956

12: 1951

Box 8

Folder 1
Tax returns, 1917 -- 1921

Folder 2
Tax returns, 1940 -- 1945

Folder 3
Tax reports, 1940 -- 1944

Folder 4
Excess profits tax relief

Folder 5
Excess profits tax data

Folder 6
Tax returns, 1917 -- 1920

Box 9

Income tax returns

Folder: Year

1: 1944

2: 1943

3: 1940

4: 1938

5: 1937

6: 1936

7: 1939

8: 1936 -- 1939

9: 1941

10: 1945

11: 1942

12: 1922 -- 1926

13: 1927 -- 1935

Box 10

Folder 1
Balance sheets, 1953 -- 1959

Folder 2
Disappearing stair file

Folder 3
Balance sheets, 1954 -- 1956

Folder 4
Profit and Loss statements, 1922, 1954

Folder 5
Balance sheet, 1936 -- 1953

Folder 6
Profit and loss statements, 1954

Folder 7
Balance sheet, 1955

Folder 8
Miscellaneous reports, 1950 -- 1956

Folder 9
Minutes of special board meeting, 14 March 1957

Folder 10
Papers announcing the liquidation of Roach & Musser to stockholders

Folder 11
Balance sheets, 1950 -- 1956

Folder 12
Condensed profit and loss statement, 1955 -- 1956

Folder 13
Trial balance, 1956

Folder 14
Traffic department report, 1956

Folder 15
Comparative balance sheets, 1954

Folder 16
Balance sheets, 1955

Folder 17
Comparative balance sheets, 1957

Box 11

Social Security and FICA returns

Folder: Year

1: 1953

2: 1956

3: 1953

4: 1954

5: 1954

6: 1955

7: 1952

8: 1951

9: 1952

10: 1951

Box 12

Folder 1
1966 Tax data
Tax returns and other financial reports, 1902 -- 1933

Box 13

Legal and financial documents, 1908 -- 1947

Box 14

Legal and financial documents, 1924 -- 1958

Box 15

Folder 1
Employee insurance claims, 1960 -- 1963

Folder 2
Conversion of group insurance policy

Folder 3
Equitable group claim draft invoices

Folder 4
Reports from Equitable Life Assurance Society

Folder 5
Group insurance -- paid claims

Box 16

Folder 1
Freight charges, 1958 -- 1960

Folder 2
Trial Balance, 1958

Folder 3
Trial Balance, 1959

Folder 4
Trial Balance, 1956 -- 1957

Folder 5
Statistics -- earnings, dividends, etc., 1946 -- 1955

Folder 6
Invoices, 1957

Folder 7
Comparative balance sheets, 1955 -- 1956

Folder 8
Balance sheets, 1958

Folder 9
Appraisal, 1957 -- 1958

Folder 10
Inventory, 1962

Box 17

Miscellaneous insurance reports

Blueprints -- Plat maps, Douglas County, Oregon, 1915

Ledgers

Roach Timber Company, Muscatine, Iowa

Timber Estimates, Maps & Plats Cameron Lumber Company, LTD, Spokane, Washington

Timber Estimates, Maps & Plats Corporation Book, Sutherlin Coos Bay & Eastern Railway Company

Book of Stock Certificates, Standard Lumber Company, Dowling Park, Florida Roach Timber Company (Corporation Book)

Twenty-three (23) volumes of cash book journals, private journals, general records, minutes of meetings, general ledgers, factory ledgers, transfer accounting department ledgers, cash receipts, and general ledger transfers, 1906 -- 1967

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