Montgomery Ward and Company records, 1872-2000
Descriptive Inventory for the Collection at Chicago History Museum, Research Center
By Jane McCarthy, 2003-2006
Please address questions to:
Chicago History Museum, Research Center
1601 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60614-6038
Title: Montgomery Ward and Company records, 1872-2000.
Main entry: Montgomery Ward Inclusive dates: 1872-2000
Size:75 linear ft. (171 boxes)
12 sound recordings. Original.
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Series 7. Advertising, promotion, consumer education 1912-1997 (boxes 71-76)
Series 8. Catalogs, distribution centers/catalog houses, stores 1872-2000 (boxes 80-98)
...In the 1980's, Ward's deposited some of its archives dating between 1860 and 1989 at the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming in Laramie (Wyo.). A descriptive inventory of this collection can be found in Box 58, Folder 6 of the collection at Chicago History Museum.
Hope this helps
Thanks, I will be contacting them to see if they have any info on the Bolens connection. And maybe any Catalogs from back then.