Collection 04-005 - Fisher Gauge Ltd. collection

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Fisher Gauge Ltd. collection

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04-005

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  • 1997-2000 (Creation)
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    Fisher Gauge Ltd.

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1 folder textual records
20 cassette tapes

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Fisher Gauge Ltd. is a family-owned business that was founded in Peterborough, Ontario in 1942 by toolmaker and designer R.F. (Bill) Fisher. Its earliest customers were General Electric, Westinghouse, Western Electric, and Massey Harris. The company, now known as FisherCast Global, manufactures special-purpose die casting components for customers world-wide (information taken from FisherCast Global Web site, 2004).

Custodial history

This collection was in the custody of JoEllen Brydon and Don Brydon of Fisher Gauge Ltd. before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

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Collection consists of 20 cassette tapes of interviews with Fisher Gauge Ltd. founder, Bill Fisher, and early executives, Tod Wilcox and Eric Graham. Also included are annotated notes on the interviews.

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Collection acquired from JoEllen Brydon and Bill Brydon.

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Originals located at Fisher Gauge Ltd. Archives.

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