C.R. Fowler Hardware Company Records, 1920-1972Add to your cart.

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Title: C.R. Fowler Hardware Company Records, 1920-1972Add to your cart.
ID: 01/ BA.0025
Extent: 7.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/1982. More info below under Accruals.

Abstract

Collection of materials concerning the C.R. Fowler Hardware Company in Krum, Texas. Material consists of correspondence, clippings, financial documents, and ledgers.

Collection Historical Note

C.R. Fowler Hardware Company was opened on January 13, 1913 as Fowler Implement Store.  The business was established in a new brick building near the corner of McCart and First Streets, Krum, Texas.  The store was founded by Clarence R. “CR” Fowler (1889-1972), who had moved to Krum from Denton, Texas, the previous year.  Fowler’s sold everything “hardware” that the community might need, including stoves and buggies, as well as nuts, bolts, and tools.  During the Great Depression, C.R. would trade farm machinery for oats from cash-strapped farmers. He ran the store for almost 60 years, and was succeeded by his son Francis “Pin” Fowler, who was also the first mayor of Krum.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 82-025
Acquisition Source: F.W. Fowler
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: C.R. Fowler Hardware Company Records, University of North Texas Special Collections

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  • Box 1a: Multiple Collections, 1931-1932Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    This box contains financial documents from 1931-1932 and also contains advertisements and receipts from the Evers Hardware Store Collection.
    Barcode: 652497

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