Scope and Contents
This collection is composed of Paper mill documents compiled from the 1950’s- 1990’s.
- Majority of material found within 1950-1990
Language of Materials
The collection is one cubic foot. The documents are all in good condition. Contents range in size from 8.5inX11in. to 4inX5in. All of the documents are typed. The ink is dark and legible. The report booklets are in good shape. The coloring of the pictures in the report booklets are still vibrant.
The collection was donated by David Slesdet. The collection was originally owned by Erwin Slesdet, who worked as the cost accountant for Sutherland Paper Company. The Kalamazoo Sanitary Carton Company was renamed the Sutherland Paper Company in 1917. In 1959 they merged with Kalamazoo Vegetable Parchment Company to become the KVP Sutherland. In 1966 Brown Company merged with the KVP Sutherland. In 1980 the company was taken over by the James River Company. In 1995 James River was taken over by Crown Vantage, Parchment. The company closed in 2000.
- David Slesdet Finding Aid
- Maria Smith
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US