The Celluloid Manufacturing Company is the original corporate name of the present Celluloid Corporation. It was founded in 1872 to present celluloid to the world. The word "celluloid" was registered as a trademark in 1873 by its inventor, John Wesley Hyatt.
Trade catalogs; price lists; notebooks; promotional literature; patents; a salesman's kit including samples; photographs and prints of plant buildings, personnel, celluloid molds and by-products.
Celluloid Corporation Records, 1883-1943, Archives Center, National Museum of American History