Collection US-almoca2020.001 - Herff Jones Collection

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Herff Jones Collection


  • Unknown (Collection is currently unprocessed) (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Unknown yet, as the collection has yet to undergo processing.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The Herff Jones Collection was in the possession of the Herff Jones Montgomery, Alabama plant until its transfer to the Montgomery County Archives on July 29, 2020.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This collection documents the history of the Paragon Press company of Montgomery, Alabama, as well as the history of the Herff Jones company plant in Montgomery, Alabama. The collection primarily divides into three parts: documents, images, and oversized images.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

The Montgomery County Archives' mission statement notes that the MCA collects non-government records, as long as they pertain to the history of Montgomery County.


No further accruals are expected with this collection

System of arrangement

This collection will likely be organized into three series: images (which will include photographs and slides), oversized images, and documents. As the collection is processed the number and description of series could change.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Collection is currently closed for access while it undergoes processing.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A physical finding can be found on hand at the Montgomery County Archives.

Allied materials area

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