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George Frick Company Records, 1852-1961 (bulk 1860-1920)

view George Frick Company Records, 1852-1961 (bulk 1860-1920) digital asset number 1
Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Physical description:
26 cu. ft.; 49 boxes 4 oversize folders
Type:
Business records
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Correspondence
Letterpress copybooks
Catalogs
Advertisements
Invoices
Scrapbooks
Date:
1851
1946
1852-1961 bulk 1860-1920
19th century
20th century
1880-1890
Notes:
The George Frick Company, of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, manufactured steam engines, threshers, and refrigeration machinery.
Summary:
This collection documents, in correspondence, publications, forms, paperwork, drawings, newspaper clippings, diplomas and photographs, the operations and products of the Frick Company of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of steam-powered engines (portable, stationary, and traction), sawmills, threshing machines, grain separators and other mechanized agricultural harvesting implements, refrigeration, mechanical cooling systems, and ice making plants, from its founding in 1852 through 1961.
Topic:
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery
Steam-engines
Threshing machines
Local number:
2007.3211 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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