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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

517.884.6471

E-mail:spc@mail.lib.msu.edu

URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

2003

Date Processed:

2011

Acquisitions Information:

Collection received by donation from the Scotts-Miracle Gro Corporation, Marysville, Ohio

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Scott Company Turfgrass Archive, MSS 254, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

Following is an inventory for Scott Company related archival materials that reside in Special Collections. All other Scott Company materials and missing box numbers are held in the Turfgrass Library. Box numbers have been retained from original order.

Historical Background:

Unknown

Processing Note:

Updated January 2011.

Arrangement:


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
BoxCategorySpecific Content
1PatentsVarious patents for Scotts products or for/from the Scotts organization.
2PatentsVarious patents for Scotts products or for/from the Scotts organization.
3Organizational/ Speeches Announcements to Scott dealers and employees, newsletters, letterheads, blank receipt copies, invitations, tour information, bulletins, communication between large number of employees, speeches, radio announcements.
4Organizational Announcements to Scott dealers and employees, newsletters, letterheads, blank receipt copies, invitations, tour information, bulletins, communication between large number of employees, speeches, radio announcements.
5Organizational Announcements to Scott dealers and employees, newsletters, letterheads, blank receipt copies, invitations, tour information, bulletins, communication between large number of employees, speeches, radio announcements.
6Advertisement/CommercialPamphlets, flyers, catalogs, samples, brochures, information regarding ad campaigns, campaign information, etc.
7Advertisement/CommercialPamphlets, flyers, catalogs, samples, brochures, information regarding ad campaigns, campaign information, etc.
8Advertisement/CommercialPamphlets, flyers, catalogs, samples, brochures, information regarding ad campaigns, campaign information, etc.
9Advertisement/CommercialPamphlets, flyers, catalogs, samples, brochures, information regarding ad campaigns, campaign information, etc.
10Advertisement/CommercialPamphlets, flyers, catalogs, samples, brochures, information regarding ad campaigns, campaign information, etc.
11Advertisement/CommercialPamphlets, flyers, catalogs, samples, brochures, information regarding ad campaigns, campaign information, etc.
12Loose Articles/NewspapersArticles from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. that have been clipped out or still intact with the newspaper. Portions of complete newspapers.
13Loose Articles/NewspapersArticles from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. that have been clipped out or still intact with the newspaper. Portions of complete newspapers.
14Loose Articles/NewspapersArticles from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. that have been clipped out or still intact with the newspaper. Portions of complete newspapers.
15Loose Articles/NewspapersArticles from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. that have been clipped out or still intact with the newspaper. Portions of complete newspapers.
16Loose Articles/NewspapersArticles from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. that have been clipped out or still intact with the newspaper. Portions of complete newspapers.
17PhotographsPhoto positives & negatives, photo slides, transparencies, proof sheets, misc.
18PhotographsPhoto positives & negatives, photo slides, transparencies, proof sheets, misc.
19PhotographsPhoto positives & negatives, photo slides, transparencies, proof sheets, misc.
20PhotographsPhoto positives & negatives, photo slides, transparencies, proof sheets, misc.
21PhotographsPhoto positives & negatives, photo slides, transparencies, proof sheets, misc.
22PhotographsPhoto positives & negatives, photo slides, transparencies, proof sheets, misc.
23PhotographsPhoto positives & negatives, photo slides, transparencies, proof sheets, misc.
24Photo Album1 photo album
25CorrespondenceCorrespondence between people who work at Scotts, conversations between various departments, and conversations with customers and Scotts.
26MiscellaneousItems that do not fit into a specific category. Notepads with handwritten notes, wooden plaques, spreadsheets, etc.
27Tags/Posters/Illustrations/
Directions & Manuals
Various tags for pricing, tags for different products, illustrations of various grass types, hand drawn templates of Lawn Care, directions & manuals of various products
28MultimediaVarious media: Cassette tapes, small film reels, projector presentations, etc.
29Burpee Seed CatalogsBurpee Seed Catalogs, some bound.
30Scott's Seed GuidesScott's Seed Guides (29)
31Film Reel"Turned out to Grass"
32Oversized Advertisement/CommercialScrapbooks of advertisements, comics, pictures, etc.
33Oversized Advertisement/CommercialScrapbooks of advertisements, comics, pictures, etc.
34Oversized: MultimediaPhonographs & Film Reel
35Oversized Advertisement/CommercialOversized advertisement/commercial items & Turf Builder bags (2)
36Oversized Advertisement/Commercial
& Oversized Organizational
Oversized scrapbooks (4) of various clippings, cut-outs, etc, and "Operation Sweep-down"
37Oversized Misc.Oversized scrapbook pages, scrapbooks (2), calendars, oversized photos
Map case"Balance and Statement" chart of "OM Scotts Books, February 1887-Feb 1888"



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