A merger of the Rockford Tool Company (Established 1905) and Rockford Milling Machine Company (Established 1909) would create the Sundstrand Machine Tool Company in 1926. In 1959, the Sundstrand Machine Tool Company changes its name to Sundstrand Corporation. On June 10, 1999, Hamilton Standard and the Sundstrand Corp. merged, forming Hamilton Sundstrand. Hamilton Sundstrand traces its roots to the founding of the Sundstrand Corp. in 1905 and Hamilton Standard in 1919. (Source: www.hamiltonsundstrandcorp.com) Search this
Sundstrand Machine Tool Co. ; Sundstrand Fuel Units ; Hydraulic Div. ; Pump Div. ; Sundstrand Magnetic Products Co. (div. located in Rockford, IL) ; Sundstrand Hydro-Transmission (div. located in Ames, IA) ; American Broach & Machine Co. (div. located in Ann Arbor, MI) ; Arter Grinding Machine Co. (Worcester, MA; formerly Persons-Arter Machine Co.) ; Engelberg Huller Co., Inc. / Engelberg, Inc. (Syracuse, NY) ; William Asquith, Ltd. (Halifax, United Kingdom) ; Porter-Cable Machine Co. (successors to Mulliner-Enlund Tool Co.) / Porter-Cable-Hutchinson Corp. (Syracuse, NY) Search this
hydraulic equipment for machine tools (valves, controls) ; fuel units ; hydraulic pumps ; fluid motors ; "oil power" transmission and torque convertor ; hydro-transmission ; magnetic products for lifting and handling materials ; Rigidmils-Stub Lathes ; drilling and centering machines ; milling machines ; broaching machines and tools ; "Porter-Cable" milling attachments, saws, saw tables, combo-tool & kits, routers, power planes, shapers, hedgshears, woodworking tools, grass trimmers, and riding mowers ; includes blueprints...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and photographs
Canadian General Electric Co., Ltd. (Toronto, Canada) ; Carboloy Co. (Detroit, MI) ; Cooper-Hewitt Electric Co. (Hoboken, NJ) ; Fort Wayne Electric Works (Fort Wayne, IN) ; General Electric Co., Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) ; Ivanhoe-Regent Works (Cleveland, OH) ; Samson Tractor Co. (Janesville, WI) ; Samson Sieve-Grip Tractor Co. (Stockton, CA) ; Victor X-Ray Co. (Chicago, IL) ; Hotpoint Electric Heating Co. (Ontario, CA) ; GE Fanuc Automation North America, Inc. ; M-O Valve Co., Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) ; General Electric Vapor Lamp Co. ; Cunningham Tubes ; Chemical Dept. (Pittsfield, MA) ; Metallurgy Div. ; Clock & Timer Dept. (Ashland, MA) Search this
OVERSIZE. Boxes, books, and envelopes organized as follows: air conditioning and refrigeration ; appliances ; automobiles and buses ; aviation ; boats and ships ; "GE Bulletin" ; cables, wires and wiring ; capacitors ; catalogs ; circuit breakers ; control ; "Electrical Developments"; electronics ; general-business ; general-science ; general product information ; generators ; furnaces ; heating ; indexed publications ; instruction books ; instruments ; lighting ; lightning protection ; metallurgy ; meters ; misc. equipment ; motors ; parts bulletins ; photographic equipment ; plastics and chemicals ; power equipment ; radio and television ; railroads ; station equipment ; switches ; switch gears ; technical papers ; transformers ; turbines ; welding ; x-ray ; "Fort Wayne Electric Works Bulletins". GE all purpose mixer appliance catalog is found in: TX715. R43 NMAH Culinary History collection. 1989 GE Capacitor handbook ; dry type transformer ; panel meters ; electronic controls ; form G motors ; fan-cooled motors ; AC / DC motors ; LEDs ; solid state relays ; glow lamps ; indicator and circuit components ; sub-miniature lamps ; solid state lamps ; silicone lubricants ; silicone greases ; silicone rubber ; " LEXAN " plastic ; "Optoelectronics Manual" ; employee benefits plan document ; "One Hundred Publications of the General Electric Company 1878-1978" ; "General Electric Goes to War" (WWII war production)...this comprises the uncataloged portion
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, samples, photographs and histories
Monitor Engineering & Oil Appliances, Ltd. of Birmingham England. Thorn-EMI purchased P&C in 1971 (see http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Thorn-plc-Company-History.html)Electrolux Group purchases the P&C appliance division in 1987 (see http://www.electrolux.com/node298.aspx). In 1989, Schlumberger acquired the "Parkinson Cowan" Gas meter business from Thorn EMI [Parkinson Cowan had been actively involved in the manufacture of meters (see http://www.ofgem.gov.uk/temp/ofgem/cache/cmsattach/14324_Actaris_response.pdf?wtfrom=/ofgem/work/index.jsp§ion=/liveconsultation); Actaris. Search this
Unique, multi-lingual (English, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese) catalog of various appliances fueled by pressurized gas including: collapsible, picnic and multi-burner stoves ; paraffin blow lamps ; petrol blow lamps ; sprayer for agricultural, horticultural and sanitary uses ; bowl heater attachment for converting gas pressure stoves into portable heat radiators ; brazing lamps and separate burners.
1958 catalog for line of lumberman's tools (poles ; hooks ; handles ; pickeroons ; ferrules ; peaveys) ; price list of lumberman's tools, pole line construction tools, agricultural tools ; axe and hammer handles
pair of catalogs (1927 and 1929) and pair of undated flyers for company that made paints and varnishes and distributed variety of other merchandise including: home, hotel and restaurant kitchen and cleaning appliances ; automobile accessories (bumpers, horns, spark plugs, head lamps, clocks, gear-shift balls, tire patch kits, tires, jacks) ; furniture ; flooring ; bottles and corks ; sprayers ; heavy chemicals (nicotine products, parasiticides, salts, pine tar) ; grocers' drugs ; baseball bats, golf clubs ; hair straitening combs ; envelopes and inks ; tableware including china, glass and cutlery ; oil and electric lamps ; tinware ; luncheon cases ; ice breakers ; disposable containers and soda glass holders for restaurants ; coffee urns, milk and water dispensers, steam tables, plate warmers, stools, lunch counters, cafeteria trays and serving dishes for restaurants ; paper pill boxes, opal ointment jars, bed pans for drug stores ; oil & naval stores (linseed oil, turpentine, motor oils, cooking oils, acids, ammonia, benzene, gasoline, oil tanks, paraffin wax, axle grease) ; speakers, batteries, tubes, transformers, chargers, head sets, solder, meters and antennas for radios ; light bulbs aka lamps, fans, batteries, flash lights, electrical fittings and fixtures, switches, vacuum cleaners, Lionel Electric Toy Trains and Pittsburgh show-window reflectors ; electric ranges and food-making appliances (hot plates, toasters, waffle irons) ; clothing irons ; interior and exterior lighting fixtures for home and commercial use ; fireplace accessories and camping equipment.
Circa 1900-1917 catalogs ; rubber and rubber-fiber blend packing, gaskets, belts and hoses (vacumn, water, steam, brewers, fire fighting, gas, oil and air brake hoses) ; rubber matting ; fire buckets ; floor tiles ; wall wainscoting ; 1907 catalog includes UNIQUE color illustrations of rubber floor tiles
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
13 pieces; 1 box
Type of material:
New York, New York, United States
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses) Search this
Pennsylvania Lawn Mower Div., American Chain & Cable Co. ; Pennsylvania Products, div. of Jackson Mfg. Co. ; Supplee Biddle Hardware Co. ; Pennsylvania Lawn Products, Inc. Search this
Various types of lawn mowers for homes, estates, parks and golf courses: horse or pony drawn, human powered push, gasoline powered push and gasoline powered riding. Circa 1900 through 1970s, primarily 1920s and 1930s. Includes correspondence.
Circa 1900 catalog ; statues ; busts ; full figures ; card receivers ; plaques ; pedestals ; panels ; vases. Subjects included: classical Greek and Roman mythology, nomes, Native Americans, Africans, Arabians, lovely ladies, birds, animals, Great Composers, American Negroes, Napoleon, Monks, death masks, hand and feet casts, etc.