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M. Francis Misklea Carousel Collection, 1879-1956

Creator:
Misklea, M. Francis
Collector:
Division of Cultural History (NMAH, SI)
Creator:
Spillman Engineering Corporation
Hershell-Spillman Company
Allan Herschell Co
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection descriptions
Advertisements
Design drawings
Magazines (periodicals)
Clippings
Stereographs
Scrapbooks
Trade catalogs
Photographs
Date:
1879
1879-1956
20th century
1850-1900
1940-1960
1910-1940
19th century
Notes:
Employee of the Allan Herschell Company, which manufactured amusement park rides.
Summary:
Miscellaneous documents, catalogs, scrapbooks, photographs and printed material relating to the carousels and other amusement park rides of the Allan Herschell Company (which earlier in its existence was called the Herschell-Spillman Company and the Spillman Engineerng Corporation).
Cite as:
M. Francis Misklea Carousel Collection, 1879-1956, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Amusement rides
Amusement ride equipment industry
Merry-go-round
Merry-go-round art
Local number:
312369 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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