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Inventory

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Guide to the Recreational Equipment Inc. Records



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 inEnglish.




Biographical Note

Outdoor recreation consumer cooperative that began in Seattle in 1938.

Scope and Content

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 3129-001
Recreational Equipment Inc. records, 1938-1980
1.00 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Minutes (1938-69), financial records (1939-70), catalogs (1938-80).
Terms of Access
Open to all users.
Terms of 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
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.
Terms of Access
Open to all users.
Terms of Use
Anderson's rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Lloyd Anderson, 6/16/1983.
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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)
Personal Papers/Corporate Records
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