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Title Letter with recollections by Hans Rolfe of events at the General Foods, Maxwell House Coffee plate, 2003.
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2003.047.0001
Collection Maxwell House Coffee, Hoboken Division, Collection
Credit Gift of Hans G. Rolfes.
Scope & Content Letter: recollections by Hans Rolfe of events including repair to a smokestack at the General Foods, Maxwell House Coffee plate, 2003. Plus photograph (image included here, but cataloged separately as photo catalog 2003.047.0002.) Author retains all copyrights.

Leaf 1(reverse is blank): typewritten story, Company Sign.
Background about the sign, a story about an event related to it and some information on disposition of parts of it when the plant closed.

Leaves 2-3 (leaf 2 front and back, reverse of leaf 3 blank): typewritten story, The Tall Stack. Story about the 1989 explosion in the the tall chimney, repairs and investigation,

Photograph: two views of the breach in the stack. View is north.

Leaf 4: holographic cover letter plus address of the Kraft Food Archives.

Leaf 5: typed notes by Suzanne Bostwick, editor of the Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter, of an interview with Rolfe, no date, ca. May 2003
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People Rolfe, Hans G.
Maxwell, Hamish
O'Donnell John
Mautz, John
Moorman, Charles
Young, Udell C.
Grimmett, Elmer J.
Evans, John Kryder
Gates, C.G.
Meharg, David
Meegan, Francis
Quarfordt, Bert
Holden, Ed
Date 1989-2003
Year Range from 1989
Year Range to 2003
Search Terms Maxwell House Coffee plant
Caption leaf 1: company sign
Imagefile 021\20030470001.JPG
Classification Business & Commerce
Buildings
Disasters
Signs
Electricity
Exteriors
Factories