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National Retail Furniture Institute records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-70
Volumes compiled by C. Reid Webber contain correspondence and speeches given at the Second Session of the National Retail Furniture Institute, July 13-18, 1925. Volumes include copies of The Little Record, the campus magazine of the National Retail Furniture Institute, correspondence from the registrants, and transcripts of the speeches given at the gathering.


  • 1967 October 5-7, 9

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Collection is open for research use.

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0.35 Linear Feet (2 volumes in 1 box)

Administrative History

National Retail Furniture Association (U.S.), the professional association for the home furnishings industry, held institutes open to representatives from retail stores handling a stock of furniture, draperies or floor coverings for sale at retail. C. Reid Webber was managing director and organizer of the Second Session of the National Retail Furniture Institute and an advertising and sales counselor, operating the organization of Webber Advertising Associates in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Don’s Bookstore, Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1978.
National Retail Furniture Institute records, RHC-70
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Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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