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Archie Solomon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 330

Scope and Contents

These records include business correspondence, catalogues, photographs, blueprints, etc. of Archie Solomon & Assoc. Inc., a designer and manufacturer of quality machinery. The collection contains photos of his tour during WWII

Dates

  • 1941 - 2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Archie Solomon was born in 1919 in Montreal, Canada. Short of an 8th grade education Mr. Solomon immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio. He earned 17 patents in the textile, automotive and truck garment racks distributed worldwide to machinery that cured airplanes wings, to fusing machines that sealed astronaut patches on the uniforms of 9 Apollo missions. He later moved to Roswell, Georgia. For nearly 40 years he was CEO of Archie Solomon Manufacturing. Mr. Solomon was active in the Jewish community, receiving numerous awards for his business and civic activities. He died in 2002 in Atlanta, Ga.

Extent

2.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Archie Solomon Papers relates to his work as an inventor and businessman in Roswell, GA. These records include business correspondence, catalogues, photographs, blueprints, etc. and an antique Singer sewing machine.

Arrangement

File folders arranged in alphabetical order.

Separated Materials

Oversize materials move to the oversize flat file, photographs removed to visual arts collection. The antique sewing machine is in the artifacts collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Demece "Mickey" Harvey, June 2015. Entered into ArchivesSpace by Elisabeth Tasicotti in 2020.
Title
Archie Solomon Papers, Mss 330
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

Contact:
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States
678-222-3700