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The Goldworm Knitwear Archive (22 scrapbooks)

American
mid 20th–late 20th century
Goldworm Knitwear Company (American, 1928–1981)


Accession Number

SC.Goldworm.1-22

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Documentation

Archive documenting the history of the Goldworm Knitwear Company, from its founding in 1928 until it closed in 1981. Comprised of twenty-two (22) scrapbooks plus a finding aid and notes (2010) by Mr. Frederick A. Sharf:

1. 1961 A
2. 1961 B
3. 1952 and 1954
4. 1970 Ads (comprised of 4 smaller scrapbooks)
5. Silverworm, 1966
6. 1962, 1963, 1964
7. 1954 and 1965
8. 1966 (Jan) - 1967 (Jan)
9. 1973 (Jan - June)
10. Awards: 1946-1959
11. Awards: 1955, 1956, 1957
12. Awards: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963
13. 1958, 1959, 1960
14. 1967, 1968, 1969
15. 1968 (Dec), 1969, 1970 (Jan)
16. Aug/Nov 1970, July/Aug/Nov 1971
17. 1971 (Jun) - 1972 (Aug)
18. 1972 - 1973
19. 1973 (Aug-Oct)
20. 1974 (Jan-July) (w/ few 1971 (Dec) and 1972 (Jan))
21. 1974 (Aug) - 1975 (Feb)
22. 1975 (April/Nov) - 1976 (Jan/Oct)

Provenance

With the firm; by inheritance to Carla Goldworm; 2010, gift to MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Carla Goldworm