Creator

Date Original

1930

Description

This collection contains an article on the Crossett Lumber Company and two company memos.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Crossett Lumber Company was founded in 1899 by Charles W. Gates, Edward Savage Crossett, and Dr. John W. Watzek. In 1930 the company began to explore the possibility of a papermill to increase profits as the Great Depression began. A fact finding mission traveled to Louisiana to examine a papermill there. The Crossett Lumber Company opened a papermill in 1937. The company would merge with the Georgia-Pacific Company in 1962.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Crossett, Ashley County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.038.012

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Crossett Lumber Company papers, SMC.038.012

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Crossett Lumber Company papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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