National Fruit Product Company Collection

 

 

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

National Fruit Product Company Collection
44 WFCHS 

Inventory created by Archives Staff 12/80. Last revised 03/18.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.21 linear feet.

CREATOR: National Fruit Product Company

DATES: 1908-1993

SCOPE AND CONTENT:  This collection contains articles, newsletters, advertisements, and a brief history of the National Fruit Product Company.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL:  Founded in 1908 in Alexandria, VA, National Fruit Product Company moved to Winchester, VA in 1915 to be closer to an apple producing area.  The company, owned  and operated by the Armstrong family until 2006 when it was sold to the Gum family, has grown to become one of the largest producers of apple related products in the world producing 12 different varieties of fruit products in six plants throughout the United States.  The company’s headquarters are still in Winchester, VA.

CITE AS: National Fruit Product Collection 44 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

A Brief History of National Fruit Product Company, 3 items, 4 pages (each), printed

Apple Products brochures – 2 items

News Articles – unnumbered leaves

Newsletters – White House Today, June, 1993, August, 1993, 2 items, printed

White House News – company newsletters – Jan 1966 – July 1973 – 21 issues, incomplete

[Note:  * = articles with Mr. Shryock mentioned]

Vol 2.,  No 1.  Jan 1966
Vol 2.,  No 7.  Dec 1966
Vol 2.,  No 4.  June-July 1966
Vol 2.,  No 2.  Feb 1966

 

Vol 3., No 1.  Jan-Feb 1967
Vol 3., No 2.  March 1967
Vol 3., No 5.  Nov 1967
Vol 3., No 4.  Sept 1967
Vol 3., No 3.  July 1967

Vol 4., No 1.  Jan 1968
Vol 4., No 2.  April 1968
Vol 4., No 3. August 1968
Vol 4., No 4. Sept 1968

 

Vol 5., No 1. Jan 1969
Vol 5., No 4. Nov 1969

Vol 6., No 1. Feb 1970*
Vol 6., No 3. Dec 1970*

Vol 7., No 1.   June 1971

Vol 8., No 3.   Dec 1972

Vol 9., No 2.  July 1973*
Vol 9., No 1.  April 1973

 

 Stock Certificate, Repp Orchard Products Company, $100 share, 8.25 x 11.5 undated

White House Store – 3 items, printed

White House Vinegar by Levin J. Smith, 25 pages, printed