Narragansett Historical Society
On the Common, Route 2A
P. O. Box 354
Templeton, MA 01468

Phone: 978-939-2303

Hours by appointment

Archival Furniture Documents

Bourn Hadley Company

  • Drawing of Post Office box, 1924
  • 1-page advertisement for Bourn Tabledesk (converts from desk to table), c. 1940
  • Post Office designs for clients, 1920s
  • Photographs, early 1900s


Given to Historical Society by James Krasawski of Kott Manufacturing during the project

  • 2 catalogs with price lists, c. 1950s/1960s

Kenney Bros.

These materials do not belong to the Historical Society but may be accessible through special arrangement with the Society

  • Account book – includes orders, purchase of parts for chairs, shipping records, expenses. Company in Weston, MA at this time – 1892-1895
  • Catalog – A. G. Whitcomb, Boston (Whitcomb was original owner), with drawings of settees, tables, and desk for schools – 1890
  • Small catalog – School furniture, Kenney Bros. & Wolkins (factory in Baldwinville), with color drawings – c. 1935-1940s
  • Announcement – Kenney Bros. Inc. – formation of new corporation – 1935
  • Memoranda with price lists from H. S. Kenney – 1924
  • Designs for school desk
  • Catalog – School furnishings – Kenney Bros. & Wolkins, with colored drawings, n.d.
  • Two bound catalogs, Kenney Bros. & Wolkins – School furnishings, including supplies as well as furniture – one is 1927, the other n.d.
  • Patent and other correspondence – 1920s and 1930s
  • Order from Winchester Furniture signed by A. G. Whitcomb -- 1891


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