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Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company Collection
1951-1962
  
Extent: 17 items
  
Accession Number: 2007.019.
  
Abstract: Copies of Cementopics, the newsletter of the Marquette Cement Company, with articles in each issue featuring Cape Girardeau. Also includes a program from a June 1957 recognition dinner.
  
Processed by: Amber Miranda, June, 2008
  
Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone: (573) 651-2245; Fax: (573) 651-2666; Email: semoarchives@semo.edu
 
Provenance: Unknown
 
Citation: Marquette Cement Company Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
Restrictions: None
 
Other Relevant Collections:
Lawrence County Industrial Appraisals, 1942-1974. Ohio University Special Collections and Archives, http://www.library.ohiou.edu/archives/local/series/lawco01.html

The Fetter mss., 1900-1949, consist of letters and papers of Frank Albert Fetter, 1863-1949, economist. Indiana University, Bloomington. Lilly Library Manuscript Collection. http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/lilly/mss/subfile/fetterinv.html

Annual Report Collection, Thomas J. Long Business and Economics Library, University of California, Berkeley, https://lib.berkeley.edu/BUSI/pdfs/AR_j-m.pdf 
 
Organizational Sketch
 
Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company was based out of Chicago [Il] and ran plants in many states throughout the Midwest during the 1900s. Plants were located in Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and other Midwestern states. The Cape Girardeau Plant was built in 1909 as the Cape Girardeau Portland Cement Company, and was acquired in 1923 by Marquette. It was the second plant owned by Marquette
 
Scope and Content Note
 
Primarily consists of issues of Marquette’s newsletter Cementopics, which have articles highlighting the Cape Girardeau Missouri plant. Four issues in their entirety, April, 1951 July 1956, February 1961, and May 1962. Partial issues include articles from July 1953, June 1957, as well as other undated issues, including parts 9-13 of a series of articles entitled “History of Marquette”, which highlights the Cape Girardeau Plant’s History. Also includes a program from a June 1957 recognition dinner.
 
Rules or Conventions: Finding Aid prepared using DACS
 
Container List
Box 1737
Folder 013
Item 01 Full issue (16 pg) 1951 Apr
Item 02 Article: “The Cape Girardeau Story”, pg 12-19 (8 pg) Circa 1953 Apr
Item 03 Article: “Good House Keeping”, pg 1-4 (2 pg) 1953 Jul
Item 04 Articles: “Photo report on the various improvement and expansion aspects of our business keeps us posted on What’s Going On?” pg 1-6, “Plant Doctor: Dr. Oda Seabaugh”, 19-24 (12 pg) 1956 Jul
Item 05 Article: “Open House at Cape’s new wet process plant”, (pages unnumbered) (6 pg) 1957 Jun
Item 06 Full Issue: “Cape Girardeau’s New Wet Process Plant”, pg 1-10 (10 pg) 1957 Jul
Item 07 Full Issue (16 pg) 1961 Feb
Item 08 Full Issue (16 pg) 1962 May
Item 09 Article “History of Marquette: The Cape Girardeau Phase” 9th in Series, pg 9-12 (6 pg) undated
Item 10 Article “History of Marquette: The Cape Girardeau Phase” 10th in Series, pg 7-14 (8 pg) undated
Item 11 Article “History of Marquette: The Cape Girardeau Phase” 11th in Series, pg 9-12 (4 pg) undated
Item 12 Article “History of Marquette: The Cape Girardeau Phase” 12th in Series, pg 9-14 (6 pg) undated
Item 13 Article “History of Marquette: The Cape Girardeau Phase” 13th in Series, pg 13-20 (8 pg) undated
Item 14 Article: “What Happens When Cape Girardeau Men Hold a Fish Fry”, pg 19-24 (6 pg) undated
Item 15 Article: “Safety Program Begun on Towboats”, pg 14-15 (2 pg) undated
Items 16-17 Recognition Dinner Program (2 copies) 1957 Jun 10
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