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M-409: Swift and Company Papers

Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Title: Swift & Company Papers

Date: 1922 - 1950

Extent: 1 folder

Location note: Vault -- vertical files

Language: English 

Abstract: Company publications and records for the meat packing company of Swift & Co.

Scope and Content noteThis collection consists of materials produced by the Swift & Co. meat-packing operation. Materials include correspondence, publications, company operational records, and drawings, including:

Educational Chart: Standard Beef Cuts, 1922 - North OIl House Operations, 1946 - Green Bone Glue - Render Operations, 1948 - By-Product Department Reading, 1943, 1944, 1946 - Grease Recovery. Meat For January, 1948 - Areas of Butcher Operations - Report on Plant Training Course, 1937 - Industrial Oil, 1944 - The Man Who Sold Hot Dogs, 1946 - Draft Design of Chicago Plant - Organizational Chart of Superintendent Office, 1950 - Labels/Inserts Authorization Condition Form, circa 1950.

Controlled Access Headings:


  • Packing houses

Conditions Governing Access note: This collection is open for research. 

Conditions Governing Use note: 

Access Restrictions: Some of the material in this collection may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and the judgment of Library staff. Library staff members reserve the right to deny reproduction services for any reason at any time

Copyright Information: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Fee Services: Fees associated with staff research time, cost recovery in reproductions processing time and materials, and licensing may apply.

Preferred Citation noteThe preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."