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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Object Name:
Lamp, Cap, Carbide
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
1978.2497.02
Accession number:
1978.2497
Catalog number:
1978.2497.02
78.2497.02
MHI-MI-1215
Description (Brief):
This mining lamp is a “Guy’s Dropper” model made by the Shanklin Manufacturing Company of Springfield, Illinois, first manufactured in 1913. The lamp is named after its inventor, Frank Guy, a miner from Springfield. Frank Guy partnered with George and Edgar Shanklin to produce this lamp, and the lamp saw tremendous success through World War I. The Shanklin Mfg. Co. was sold to the Universal Lamp Company in 1932, who continued to make "Guy's Dropper."
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 in; 12.7 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, cap, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MI-1115.1
Accession number:
1978.0288
Catalog number:
MHI-MI-1115.1
Description (Brief):
This mining lamp is a “Guy’s Dropper” model made by the Shanklin Manufacturing Company of Springfield, Illinois, first manufactured in 1913. The lamp is named after its inventor, Frank Guy, a miner from Springfield. Frank Guy partnered with George and Edgar Shanklin to produce this lamp, and the lamp saw tremendous success through World War I. The Shanklin Mfg. Co. was sold to the Universal Lamp Company in 1932, who continued to make "Guy's Dropper."
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 in; 12.7 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, cap, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MI-1115.2
Accession number:
1978.0288
Catalog number:
MHI-MI-1115.2
Description (Brief):
This mining lamp is a “Guy’s Dropper” model made by the Shanklin Manufacturing Company of Springfield, Illinois, first manufactured in 1913. The lamp is named after its inventor, Frank Guy, a miner from Springfield. Frank Guy partnered with George and Edgar Shanklin to produce this lamp, and the lamp saw tremendous success through World War I. The Shanklin Mfg. Co. was sold to the Universal Lamp Company in 1932, who continued to make "Guy's Dropper."
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 in; 10.16 cm x 6.35 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7932
Accession number:
240639
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7932
Description (Brief):
This mining lamp is a “Guy’s Dropper” model made by the Shanklin Manufacturing Company of Springfield, Illinois, first manufactured in 1913. The lamp is named after its inventor, Frank Guy, a miner from Springfield. Frank Guy partnered with George and Edgar Shanklin to produce this lamp, and the lamp saw tremendous success through World War I. The Shanklin Mfg. Co. was sold to the Universal Lamp Company in 1932, who continued to make "Guy's Dropper."
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 10.795 cm x 8.255 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7934
Accession number:
240639
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7934
Description (Brief):
This mining lamp is a “Guy’s Dropper” model made by the Shanklin Manufacturing Company of Springfield, Illinois, first manufactured in 1913. The lamp is named after its inventor, Frank Guy, a miner from Springfield. Frank Guy partnered with George and Edgar Shanklin to produce this lamp, and the lamp saw tremendous success through World War I. The Shanklin Mfg. Co. was sold to the Universal Lamp Company in 1932, who continued to make "Guy's Dropper."
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 3 in x 4 in; 10.16 cm x 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, cap, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-8213
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8213
Accession number:
240547
Description (Brief):
This mining lamp is a “Guy’s Dropper” model made by the Shanklin Manufacturing Company of Springfield, Illinois, first manufactured in 1913. The lamp is named after its inventor, Frank Guy, a miner from Springfield. Frank Guy partnered with George and Edgar Shanklin to produce this lamp, and the lamp saw tremendous success through World War I. The Shanklin Mfg. Co. was sold to the Universal Lamp Company in 1932, who continued to make "Guy's Dropper.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 4 in x 3 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
lamp, cap, carbide
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MI-1071
Catalog number:
MHI-MI-1071
Accession number:
310657
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 in; 10.16 cm x 8.89 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
lamp, cap, carbide
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MI-1074
Catalog number:
MHI-MI-1074
Accession number:
310664
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7731
Accession number:
234625
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7731
Description (Brief):
This is Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp was produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7933
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7933
Accession number:
240639
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Visitor Tag(s):

Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
lamp, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Subject:
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
Mining Lamps
ID Number:
AG*MHI-MN-7935
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7935
Accession number:
240639
Description (Brief):
This is an Auto-Lite Carbide Mining Lamp, produced by the Universal Lamp Company of Chicago, Illinois, around 1920. This brand was among the most popular and dependable mining lamps of the early 20th century. After acquiring Shanklin Mfg. Co. and its "Guy's Dropper" brand, the Universal Lamp Company produced two of the three largest lighting brands to survive past World War II.
Location:
Currently not on view
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Work and Industry: Mining
Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Diary, 1937

Alternate Title:
Diary: Far East Trip, January 12, 1937 - September 27, 1937
Collection name:
William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 7 Folder 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Diary
Place:
Japan
Indonesia
Sumatra
India
Thailand
India
Sudan
Egypt
China
Southeast Asia
Malaysia
Date Range:
1937
Start Date:
19370112
End Date:
19370927
Topic:
Zoology
Zoos
Wild animal collecting
Accession #:
SIA RU007293
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Abstract:
William and Lucile Mann travel with the National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to the Dutch East Indies in 1937. William Mann collects a birds, animals and reptiles, a list and quantity of which is recorded at the end of the diary. While traveling, they meet with local officials, visit pertinent local institutions (zoos, etc). The diary is a typed account kept by Lucile Mann, arranged by date, and provides location changes; descriptions of daily activities; explanations of collecting efforts; issues with securing, caring for, and transporting them; and observations. Some specimens were collected, others purchased from collectors or governments. Lucile includes notes of interest handwritten on the backside of the typed pages. These include short stories, word definitions, and additional descriptions of events.
See more records from this collection:
William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940
See more records associated with this person:
Mann, William M., 1886-1960
Mann, Lucile Quarry, 1897-1986
See more records associated with this expedition:
National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to the Dutch East Indies, 1937
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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