Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Other Finding Aids

Inventory

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Recreational Equipment Inc. Records
1938-1980



Manuscript Collection No.: 3129
Creator: REI (Firm) , creator
Title: Recreational Equipment Inc. records
Date Span: 1938-1980
Quantity: 3.00 cubic feet
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Outdoor recreation consumer cooperative that began in Seattle in 1938.

Scope and Content

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Restrictions on Access

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Restrictions on Use

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 3129-001
REI (Firm)
Recreational Equipment Inc. records, 1938-1980
1.00 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Minutes (1938-69), financial records (1939-70), catalogs (1938-80).
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Lloyd Anderson, 10/7/1980.

  
Accession No. 3129-002
REI (Firm)
Recreational Equipment Inc. records, 1938-1980
2.00 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, reports, subject series, ca. 1962-1974, 1980; financial records, 1938-1960; REI history, 1980.
This accession includes Lloyd Anderson's "History of Recreational Equipment, Inc. - a cooperative," coyright 1980, which traces development of REI from earliest days of Climbers' Group in 1934 to 1980. Invoices in Box 2 show mountaineering orders for late 1930s and 40s.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Anderson's rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Lloyd Anderson, 6/16/1983.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Anderson, Lloyd, creator.
Penberthy, Larry, creator.
Organizations:
REI (Firm)--Archives.
Subjects:
Consumer cooperatives--United States.
Consumer cooperatives--Washington (State)--Seattle.
Outdoor recreation.
Outfitters (Outdoor recreation)
Last modified: November 05, 2007
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