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Instruments (series), circa 1842-1958

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
2.97 cubic feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Advertisements
Catalogs
Correspondence
Customs records
Invoices
Leaflets
Pamphlets
Publications
Receipts
Date:
1842
1958
circa 1842-1958
Summary:
Consists primarily of correspondence, invoices and receipts, trade catalogs, leaflets, pamphlets, advertisements, publications and import/export documents from manufacturers and distributors of instruments. The instruments were used in various fields, including brewing, winemaking, physics, mathematics, engineering, surveying, chemistry, biology, optics, and medicine. Includes material from better-known businesses such as Bausch & Lomb, Sperry Corporation and Wheelco Instrument Company, as well as foreign companies.
Cite as:
Instruments series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances
Engineering instruments
Mathematical instruments
Measuring instruments
Optics
Research--Equipment and supplies
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Surveying--Instruments
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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