Guide to the 3M Megaphone Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1322
Creators:
3M Company (St. Paul, Minn.)
Dates:
1941-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Cubic feet
7 boxes
Repository:
Collection consists of the company's monthly employee newsletter, 3M Megaphone.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A collection of the company's monthly employee newsletter, 3M Megaphone. The newsletter was published monthly by the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company for and in the interests of employees. Title name changes include: Megaphone (1966 : St. Paul ed.) St. Paul Megaphone, and 3M Company Megaphone.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
3M (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing) Company was founded in 1902. Its early aim was to mine minerals for the abrasive industry. The company was relocated to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1910, and expanded its products, developing pressure sensitive adhesive tapes in the 1920s, and later manufactured recording tape, reflective materials, offset printing plates, videotape, microfilm, and numerous other products.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 2018.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives Center by 3M in 2014.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
3M Megaphone Collection, 1941-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Minnesota Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. Paul (Minn.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Factories -- Minnesota Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manufacturing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abrasives industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adhesives industry -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Megaphone Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives