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A. E. Nettleton Company Records

An inventory of its records at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: CMV
Date: 30 Oct 1978

Biographical History

The A. E. Nettleton Company, founded in 1879 in Syracuse, New York, made fine mens footwear for more than 100 years. The company headquarters in downtown Syracuse is now upscale condominiums.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The A. E. Nettleton Company Records contains financial records, mutual benefits association material, published material, and miscellaneous. The miscellaneous series includes the patent for leggings developed by Henry Cook, one of the presidents of the Nettleton Company.

Arrangement of the Collection

All material is arranged alphabetically by topic or title. Within that, financial material is arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

All published material has been transferred to Rare Books for cataloging; please refer to the Classic Catalog to locate these items.

Special Collections Research Center has the papers and records of numerous local businesses. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

A. E. Nettleton Company, Archives.

Associated Titles

Nettleton Association News.


Footwear industry -- New York (State)
Manufactures -- United States.
Manufacturing industries -- Accounting.
Pension trusts.
Shoe industry -- New York (State)


Syracuse (N.Y.) -- Industries.
Syracuse (N.Y.) -- Manufactures.

Genres and Forms

Balance sheets.
Minutes (administrative records)
Tax returns.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

A E Nettleton Company Records
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Table of Contents

Financial records

Mutual Benefits Association

Published material