Winchendon Historical Society
151 Front Street
Winchendon, MA 01475

Contact: Theresa Beauvais
Phone: 978-297-2142
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.winchendonhistoricalsociety.org/
Hours: June-October: Wednesday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Closed November through May except by appointment

Furniture Company materials:

  • Catalog – (48 pages, approximately 9” X 12”) “Old Meeting House Crafted Furniture – Winchendon Furniture Corporation – Maple Furniture Catalog” – with drawings and descriptions of furniture – tables, china cabinets, chairs, buffets, bedroom furniture, hall trees, rocking chairs, book cases, desks, coffee and occasional tables, upholstered chairs, c. 1930s or 1940s
  • Catalog – (approximately 5” X 9”, 1 page for each item, with photographs)“Early American Chairs and Furniture by Winchendon Chair Company” – Windsor, breakfast room and office chairs, furniture novelties and Colonial tables, with price list at front, c. 1920s
  • Catalog – (8 pages, approximately 8” X 12”) – “Traditional Tables by Winchendon” – Winchendon Table Co. (on back says “owned and operated by the Murray Family along with Winchendon Furniture Co., Murray Mfg. Co.), c. 1930s/1940s
  • Article – reprinted from Furniture World and Furniture South, Jan. 1975: “Patriot Industries”

Contributed to the Winchendon Historical Society during this project:

  • Catalog of Bellecraft Woodworking, no date, donated by Kott Manufacturing
  • Catalog of Bellecraft Woodworking, effective July 16, 1988, donated by Gem Industries

 

 
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