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Gibsboro' color works price-list, John Lucas & Co

Title:
1883 Gibsboro' color works price-list
Author:
John Lucas & Co  Search this
Subject:
John Lucas & Co  Search this
Physical description:
12 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1883
Topic:
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Paint  Search this
Call number:
051897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_672698

Leonard Bocour papers and business records

Creator:
Bocour, Leonard, 1910-1993  Search this
Names:
Bocour Artist Colors (Firm)  Search this
Extent:
11.8 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Diaries
Date:
1933-1993
Summary:
The papers of American art collector, paint manufacturer, lecturer, and painter, Leonard Bocour measure 11.8 linear feet and date from 1933 to 1993. Found within the papers are biographical material; miscellaneous correspondence with artists and colleagues, including Helen Frankenthaler, Chaim Gross, Philip Guston, Alex Katz, Jack Levine, Morris Louis, David Oxtoby, and Philip Pearlstein; diaries, daily calendars, notes and writings; personal business records and the business records of Bocour Artist Colors, Inc.; transcripts of interviews with Bocour; and printed material.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of American art collector, paint manufacturer, lecturer, and painter, Leonard Bocour measure 11.8 linear feet and date from 1933 to 1993. Found within the papers is biographical material, including identity cards, membership cards, and award certificates. Miscellaneous correspondence is primarily with artists and colleagues, including Helen Frankenthaler, Chaim Gross, Philip Guston, Alex Katz, Jack Levine, Morris Louis, David Oxtoby, and Philip Pearlstein and discuss exhibitions and other art-related topics. Also found are diaries and annotated daily calendars; personal business records regarding personal finances, donations, and lectures; business records for Bocour Artist Colors, Inc., including contracts, business correspondence, financial documentation, and printed material; notes and writings including address books and writings by Bocour and others; transcripts of interviews with Bocour that discuss his early career; and printed material including clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, booklets, and brochures.
Arrangement:
The collection has been arranged into eight series primarily according to type of material. Materials within each series have been arranged chronologically, except for the Receipts for "Private Deals" and the Business Card File which are arranged alphabetically. Oversized material from various series has been housed in Box 13 and OV 14 and is noted in the Series Description/Container Listings Section at the appropriate folder title.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1940s-1990s (Box 1; 4 folders)

Series 2: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1950s-1990s (Box 1-4, 13, OV 14; 3.8 linear feet)

Series 3: Diaries and Annotated Calendars, 1955-1987 (Box 4-5; 19 folders)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, circa 1961-1992 (Box 5-7, 13; 2.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Business Records for Bocour Artist Colors, Inc., circa 1942-1992 (Box 7-9, 13; 2.3 linear feet)

Series 6: Notes and Writings, 1960-1993, undated (Box 9-10; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 7: Interview Transcripts, 1970s-1980s (Box 10; 5 folders)

Series 8: Printed Material, 1933-1993, undated (Box 10-13; 1.8 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
American art collector, paint manufacturer, lecturer, and painter, Leonard Bocour (nèe Leonard Bogdanoff) was born in 1910 in New York City. He studied at the National Academy of Design and at the Art Students League. In 1928, he met German artist Emil Ganso who taught him how to make artists' colors.

In 1932, Bocour established Bocour Hand Ground Artist Colors and sold paint directly to artists, greatly increasing his contacts and acquaintances in the art community. In this Depression era, Bocour often gave away paint to struggling artists who later became successful. Because artists would sometimes trade art work for tubes of paint, Bocour was able to build an impressive art collection that he would later loan for exhibition. He also donated numerous works of art to schools and museums.

Over the years, Bocour maintained a close relationship with artists, most notably Helen Frankenthaler, Philip Guston, Jack Levine, Morris Louis, and Philip Pearlstein. In the late 1930s, Bocour decided to increase his business by selling through retailers and wholesalers, gradually building a successful business.

From 1945 to 1955, Bocour joined the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine and for many years taught a summer technical course. In 1947, he developed Magna, an acrylic resin miscible with oil or turpentine that had the same consistency as oil paint, but dried in a fraction of the time. In 1960, Bocour introduced Aqua-Tec which is an acrylic polymer emulsion miscible with water.

From 1952 to 1970, Samuel Golden was Bocour's partner in the capacity of production manager. A merger with Zipatone, Inc. was carried out in 1982, but was dissolved in 1987. Zipatone, Inc. moved the company to Chicago, but Bocour remained in New York as president and consultant.

Beginning in the early 1960s, Bocour lectured at art schools and various arts organizations, discussing drawing, painting, and different art media as well as demonstrating his own products. He was a member of the National Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA) and was president of the Art Material Manufacturers' Association, inducted into its Hall of Fame in 1974. Leonard Bocour died on Labor Day 1993.
Related Material:
Additional Leonard Bocour papers may be found at the Syracuse University Library, Special Collections Research Center.
Provenance:
The Leonard Bocour papers and business records were donated by his widow, Ruth Bocour, in 1994.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Leonard Bocour papers and business records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Paint industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Drawing -- Technique  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Painting -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Diaries
Citation:
Leonard Bocour papers and business records, 1933-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bocoleon
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bocoleon

[Trade catalogs from Gordon-Van Tine Co.]

Variant company name:
Modern American Home  Search this
Company Name:
Gordon-Van Tine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
for homebuilders, high quality millwork, lumber, roofing, paint and hardware
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10231
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10231

Jules Olitski and Mark Golden Lecture [audio tapes]

Moderator:
Rand, Harry Z. (NMAH curator)  Search this
Presenter:
Olitski, Jules, 1922-2007  Search this
Golden, Mark  Search this
Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Names:
Golden Artist Colors, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet
5 Sound tape reels (7")
2 cassette tapes
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sound tape reels
Cassette tapes
Audiotapes
Lectures
Date:
1997
Scope and Contents:
Tapes document Jules Olitski and Mark Golden delivering a lecture entitled "The Artist's View: Color, Technology, and Style in Postwar Art" as part of the Color Symposium held in the Museum Nov. 11-Nov. 16, 1997, in the Lemelson Center's New Perspectives series. Harry Rand served as moderator.
This lecture and discussion offers an unusal look at how the invention of new pigments, often at the urging of artists, together with new methods of application, advance the vocabulary and depth of painting.
Arrangement:
Divided into 3 series: (1) Original tape cassettes; (2) Master tapes; (3) Reference tape cassettes.
Biographical / Historical:
Jules Olitski is a major figure in American painting and Mark Golden is a paint manufacturer and president of Golden Artist Colors, Inc.
Provenance:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.,NMAH, SI, Dept. of History, Room 1016, MRC 604, 12th and Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20560.,Made for NMAH.,1998/02/02.,1998.3018.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Museum controls rights. Signed release on file.
Topic:
Paint industry and trade -- 1940-2000  Search this
Painting, American -- 1940-2000  Search this
Pigments -- 1940-2000  Search this
Color  Search this
Art -- 1940-2000  Search this
Technology -- 1940-2000  Search this
Paint -- 1940-2000  Search this
Artists -- 1940-2000  Search this
Painters -- 1940-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes -- 1990-2000
Lectures -- 1990-2000
Citation:
Jules Olitski and Mark Golden Lecture, 1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0632
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0632

[Trade catalogs from Picher Lead Co.]

Variant company name:
Chicago, IL ; New York, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Picher Lead Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Eagle-Picher Lead Co. ; Eagle White Lead Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Very early 20th Century trade catalogs and manuals/educational booklets from a maker of sublimed white lead used in the production of paint: "What a Paintmaker and Chemist Says: A Treatise on Sublimed White Lead" ; "White Lead Test of 1893-1895: A Comparison" ; and a history entitled "Story of Picher Sublimed White Lead"
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Joplin, Missouri, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Artists; drafting; crafts materials and supplies  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Mechanical drawing  Search this
Metals  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32431
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32431

Leonard Bocour papers and business records, 1933-1993

Creator:
Bocour, Leonard, 1910-1993  Search this
Subject:
Bocour Artist Colors (Firm)  Search this
Topic:
Drawing  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Art  Search this
Painting  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6446
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215590
AAA_collcode_bocoleon
Theme:
Diaries
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215590
Additional Online Media:

Oral history interview with Leonard Bocour, 1978 June 8

Interviewee:
Bocour, Leonard, 1910-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward  Search this
Ganso, Emil  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Avery, Milton  Search this
Bocour Artist Colors (Firm)  Search this
Topic:
Paint  Search this
Art  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12884
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212076
AAA_collcode_bocour78
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212076
Additional Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from W. O. Dresser]

Company Name:
W. O. Dresser  Search this
Notes content:
wallpaper ; paint ; varnish
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
wallpaper
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Tonopah, Nevada, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44770
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44770

[Trade catalogs from Keystone Varnish Co.]

Variant company name:
Leeds, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
Keystone Varnish Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Keystona flat finish
Includes:
Trade catalog and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Keystona flat finish colors
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44771
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44771

[Trade catalogs from National Lead Co.]

Variant company name:
Chicago, IL ; Cincinnati, OH ; St. Louis, MO ; Houston, TX ; Niagara Falls, NY ; Boston, MA ; Buffalo, NY ; Cleveland, OH ; Philadelphia, PA ; Pittsburgh, PA  Search this
Company Name:
National Lead Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Baroid Div. ; Titanium Alloy Mfg. Div. ; Goldsmith Bros. Smelting & Refining Co.  Search this
Notes content:
"Dutch Boy" house paint ; Wonsover flat wall finish ; sash and trim colors ; porch and floor enamel ; interior gloss enamel ; quick drying enamels ; "Nalplex" flat wall finish. Red lead ; white lead ; Kirksite "A" (a zinc-base alloy for sheet metal dies) ; Satco bearing metal ; compounded cinch anchors ; "United" lead lined pipes and fittings ; Tellurium lead. Baroid oil well drilling products ; Baroid drilling mud products. "Dutch Boy Painter Magazine" issues ; booklet of "Dutch Boy" paint colors ; Dutch Boy Metal Painting Handbook ; gold inlays ; dental casting gold ; precious scrap metal refining
Includes:
Trade catalog and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
paint colors
Physical description:
154 pieces; 7 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Dental equipment and supplies  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Oil well drilling  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Water well drilling  Search this
Well drillers  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32977
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32977

[Trade catalogs from National Paint, Varnish & Lacquer Assoc., Inc.]

Company Name:
National Paint, Varnish & Lacquer Assoc., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
sun-spray rapid test rack ; paint ; "Paint at War"
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Washington, Washington (D.C.), United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_33035
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_33035

[Trade catalogs from Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.]

Variant company name:
Milwaukee, WI ; Newark, NJ ; Portland, OR ; Los Angeles, CA  Search this
Company Name:
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Columbia Chemical Div. ; Duplate Corp. ; Columbia-Southern Chemical Corp. ; Southern Alkali Corp. ; Forbes Finishes Div. ; PPG Industries ; Pittsburgh Corning Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
paint ; sundries ; paintbrushes ; wallpaper ; varnish ; Florhide enamel ; Duranar Fluoropolymer colors ; Columbia NaOH Caustic Soda ; Soda Ash ; chlorine ; Easyset System of Glass Setting for store fronts ; plate glass ; safety glass ; plain glass mirrors ; Seloc glass ; Pennvernon window glass ; Carrara structural glass ; tapestry glass ; tinted plate glass ; "Ditzler Repaint Manual" about paint refinishing of cars
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, samples and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Florhide enamel colors ; sunproof liquid paint colors ; Duranar Fluoropolymer colors ; Porchide, Porch, and Deck paint colors ; brick and stucco paint colors ; wood stain colors
Physical description:
84 pieces; 9 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Retailers equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Glass  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Retail trade equipment industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34084
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34084

[Trade catalogs from Minnesota Mining & Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
Minnesota Mining & Mfg. Co.  Search this
Related companies:
3M ; 3-M ; Mincom Div. ; Revere Camera Co. ; Wollensak Optical Co. ; Adhesives, Coatings & Sealers Div. 3M ; Scotch Brand Tape ; AVI, Inc. ; McGhan Medical Corp. ; Ion Brand ; 3M Pharmaceuticals ; 3M Company ; Revere-Wollensak Div.  Search this
Notes content:
One piece OVERSIZE ; One binder. "3-M" products ; "Scotch" adhesive tapes ; "Scotch Adhesive Tapes for Aircraft Industry" ; World War II wartime publication ; grinding tools ; "Safety-Walk" non-slip surface ; "Scotch-Tred" floor covering ; "3M" "Scotchprint" crapgics ; "3-M" adhesives ; high-speed cameras and lenses ; industrial finishes ; "Scotch" mounting systems ; "Ferraniacolor" reversal film ; photocopiers ; "Filmsort" microfilm systems ; "Color-in-Color" reproduction system ; photography equipment and supplies ; "Wollensak" cassette tape recorders ; "3-M" particle masks ; "Scotchlite" reflective materials ; "Honite" barrel finishing ; static elimination equipment ; "Scotchlite" heat shrinkable tubing ; "Scotchflex" cable / connector system ; "theolair" ; anhydrous theophylline sustained release tablets ; IV Flow Regulator ; medical tape ; plastic lenses ; laser imager ; fluoridator ; aerosol drug delivery systems ; Patient Counseling ; angina ; "Scotch" sound recording tape...this comprises the uncatalogued portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Tape, sanding papers ;
Physical description:
138 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Phonograph  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Sound recording industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31694
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31694

[Trade catalogs from Monsanto Chemical Co.]

Company Name:
Monsanto Chemical Co.  Search this
Related companies:
I. F. Laucks, Inc. ; Monsanto Chemical Works ; Merrimac Div. ; Lion Oil Co. Div. ; Merrimac Chemical Co. Div. ; Animal Sciences Division ; Monsanto Plastics  Search this
Notes content:
One record in Spanish . "Monsanto Magazine" company publication ; World War II wartime publication ; synthetic food additives ; synthetic flavoring compounds ; methyl salicylate [synthetic oil of wintergreen] ; plasticizers ; resins ; plastics ; insecticides ; pesticides ; saccharin ; phosphorus ; "Santocel" chemical insulation ; "How Monsanto Serves: The Story of the Monsanto Chemical Company" company history , including lists of common objects of the 1930s manufactured using Monsanto products ; "Lion" roof coatings ; "Laucks" glues ; "Laucks" wood preservatives ; water treatment chemicals ; chemicals for textile manufacturing ; shell molding process for foundries ; "Plastics' Contribution to National Defense" ; phosphorus-iron alloys ; chemicals for leather tanning ; "The Texas City Disaster" 1947 accident ; ammonium nitrate explosion ; soil conditioners ; "Krilium" soil conditioner ; "M-Pak" blasting agents ; "Pydraul" fire resistant hydraulic fluid ; environmental stewardship ; other chemical products ; "Parathion" chemical ; "Posilac" bovine somatotropin ; "Biotechnology: solutions for tomorrow's world" ;
Includes:
Trade catalog and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
115 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Explosives and fireworks  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Livestock and fisheries  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Animal industry  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Explosives industry  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Fireworks  Search this
Fisheries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32061
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32061

[Trade catalogs from Sherwin-Williams Co.]

Company Name:
Sherwin-Williams Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Four pieces OVERSIZE. Paint ; enamel finishes ; varnishes ; automobile paint & varnish ; company history - The Story of Sherwin-Williams
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual, samples and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
paint and varnish colors
Physical description:
77 pieces; 8 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_19179
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_19179

[Trade catalogs from Joseph Dixon Crucible Co.]

Variant company name:
Established 1827  Search this
Company Name:
Joseph Dixon Crucible Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Oluf Mikkelsen (distributor) ; Dixon Ticonderoga Co. ;  Search this
Notes content:
Crucibles and refractories ; ball and roller bearings ; silica graphite paint ; graphite lubricants ; plumbago ; black lead ; lubricants ; stove polish ; facings ; pencils ; crayons ; erasers ; penholders ; furnace cement ; automobile lubricants ; Dixon's Outboard Motor Graphited Gear Lubricants ; "The History of a Lead Pencil."
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Types of samples:
Paint
Physical description:
62 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Artists; drafting; crafts materials and supplies  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Mechanical drawing  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Ships  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12866
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12866

[Trade catalogs from Robertson & Co.]

Company Name:
Robertson & Co.  Search this
Notes content:
1924-1926 ; painter's supplies ; wallpaper and supplies ; glass varnishes ; house paints ; brushes ; paint removers ; distributors of other paint and varnish products ; shingles and roofing ;
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
paint samples
Physical description:
8 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Artists; drafting; crafts materials and supplies  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Mechanical drawing  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12976
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12976

[Trade catalogs from Marsh Stencil Machine Co.]

Company Name:
Marsh Stencil Machine Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Arnold's Factory Supplies, Inc. (Baltimore, MD)  Search this
Notes content:
"Marsh" stencil handbook ; stencil machines ; brushes ; ink ; other marking equipment
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Belleville, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Packaging machinery  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29734
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29734

[Trade catalogs from Gordon-Van Tine Co.]

Company Name:
Gordon-Van Tine Co.  Search this
Related companies:
U.N. Roberts Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Building materials: doors ; glass ; windows ; screens ; mouldings ; window trim ; door frames ; bookcase colonnades ; balusters ; rails ; floor tile ; hardwood flooring ; paint ; steel ceilings, roofing and siding ; roofing materials ; hardware ; cupolas ; etc. ; millwork ; lumber
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Lumber; logging; timber and forestry  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Forests and forestry  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Lumber  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Timber  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_18199
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_18199

[Trade catalogs from Duncan Industries]

Company Name:
Duncan Industries  Search this
Related companies:
Qonaar Corp. ; Duncan Parking Meter Corp. (Chicago, IL) ; Brown & Gravenson, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
parking meters ; "Quik-Rok" cement for anchoring parking meters ; zone collection system ; "Duncan Duplex" parking meter ; "Duncan V.I.P." parking meter ; "Fine-O-Meter" collection system ; "Duncan MRP" parking meter ; "EPM" electronic parking meter ; "Duncan-Miller Duplex" parking meter
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
44 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States
Date range:
1900s-2000s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44498
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44498

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