Guide to the Morton Electric Records 1950-1959
Cage 840

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Morton Electric
Title
Morton Electric records
ID
Cage 840
Date [inclusive]
1950-1959
Extent
2.0 containers
General Physical Description note
1.0 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
The Morton Electric Records consists of records documenting the work and finances of Morton Electric, a firm based in Colfax that performed electrical wiring and repair. The records also contains a small number of personal records for the company's priorietor, Jack E. Morton.

Preferred Citation note

[Item description]. Morton Electric Records, 1950-1959. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Historical Note

Morton Electric was owned and operated by Jack E. (1914-1979) and Irene M. (1914-1986) Morton. The company was located at S. 1016 Main Street in Colfax, Washington.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of records from 1950 to 1959 for the Morton Electric, located in Colfax Washington. It includes financial statements, bank records, employee records, contracts, bills, and correspondence.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged into two series, General files and Ledger.

Series 1: General files, 1950-1959. This series consists of financial records, correspondence, and records about Jack Morton's interest in aviation.

Series 2: Ledger, 1954-1958. This series consists of pages of a ledger and documents the work performed by Morton Electric organized by client.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Morton Electric Reocrds were donated to Washington State University by Richard Old in 1988 (MS 1988-36).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cody Leander and Steven Bingo in 2016.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Morton Electric--Archives.

Subject(s)

  • City and Town Life
  • Colfax (Wash.) -- History -- Sources.
  • Electricians -- Archives.
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

 Series 1 General files 1950-1959 

Box Folder

Bids 1957 

1 1

Bids 1958 

1 2

Building Materials-Prices 1958 

1 3

Canadian-Game Permits Undated 

1 4

Civil Aeronautics Administration 1957 

1 5

Contracts 1954-1957 

1 6

Credit Bureau Information 1957 

1 7

General Correspondence 1958 

1 8

General Credit Information 1957 

1 9

House 1952-1958 

1 10

House Remodel 1959 

1 11

Kitchen Remodel 1959 

1 12

Loose Papers 1955 

1 13

Miscellaneous Bills-Paid by Check 1958 

1 14

Miscellaneous Paid by Check 1959 

1 15

Miscellaneous Paid Checks 1956 

1 16

M.R. Property 1956 

1 17

New Shop 1953 

1 18

Paid by Check 1957 

1 19

Tel-Electric 1956-1957 

1 20

Time Sheets 1958 

2 21

Westchester Electric Company 1957 

2 22

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 Series 2 Ledger 1954-1958 

Box Folder

A 1954-1958 

2 23

B 1954-1958 

2 24

C 1954-1958 

2 25

D 1954-1958 

2 26

E 1954-1958 

2 27

F 1954-1958 

2 28

G 1954-1958 

2 29

H 1954-1958 

2 30

J 1954-1958 

2 31

K 1954-1958 

2 32

L 1954-1958 

2 33

M 1954-1958 

2 34

N 1954-1958 

2 35

O 1954-1958 

2 36

P 1954-1958 

2 37

R 1954-1958 

2 38

S 1954-1958 

2 39

T-U-V 1954-1958 

2 40

W-X-Y-Z 1954-1958 

2 41

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