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[Trade catalogs from Emerson Electric Co.]

Variant company name:
New York, NY ; Chicago, IL ; Los Angeles, CA  Search this
Company Name:
Emerson Electric Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Emerson Electric Mfg. Co. ; U.S. Electrical Motors Div. ; Browning Mfg. Div. (Browning Mfg. Co., Inc. - Maysville, KY) ; Dremel Mfg. Div. (Racine, WI) ; Electric Appliance Co. ; Skil Corp. (Chicago, IL) ; Morse Industrial Corp. Div. (Ithaca, NY) ; Emerson Power Transmission Corp. ; Ridgid (Ridge Tool Subsidiary) (Elyria, OH) ; White-Rodgers Electric Co. ; White-Rodgers Co. ; Camco commercial cam division (Chicago, IL) ; Emerson Electric Canada, Ltd. (Markham, Ontario, Canada)  Search this
Notes content:
Junior fans ; oscillating fans ; air circulators ; ceiling fans ; kitchen ventilating fans ; exhaust fans ; home cooler fans ; furnace blowers ; air washers ; filter housings ; furnace fans ; bonnet controls ; fan motors ; motors for family sewing machines ; mass flow controllers ; see also the cataloged portion of this company, which features mostly machine tools and parts ... horizontal motors ; power transmission equipment ; "Morse" chains and sprockets ; "Browning" gripbelt v-drives ; FHP drives ; paper pulleys ; "Moto-Tools" for shop, home, laboratory, and school use ; aircraft motors ; etc. CAM design manual and other catalog material . roller gear index table ; index drives ; overload clutches ; oscillator drives ; dials ; tooling plates ; motors ; variable speed drives ; pedestal bases ; speed reducers ; finished covers ; right-angle spiral bevel gear boxes ; bushing system ; gears ; speed reducers ; roller chain drives ; v-belt drives ; bearing units ; couplings ; FEB 1974 catalog "super standard U.S. Electrical motors" with price list ; horizontal motors ; "varidrive" motors ; "syncrogear" motors ; "speed-a-matic" motors ; AUG 1973 catalog No. RT-165 ; cutters ; hammers ; pliers ; saws ; screw drivers ; shovels ; etc. ; index drives ; roller gear cam operated parts handlers ; oscillating drives ; conveyors ; controlled actuators ; custom cams ; "torq/gard"...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
163 pieces; 8 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Sewing machines and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Engines  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Sewing machines  Search this
Tools  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10223
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10223

[Trade catalogs from Ruston & Hornsby Ltd.]

Variant company name:
Since 1815 ; Inc. 1879  Search this
Company Name:
Ruston & Hornsby Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
Ruston, Proctor, & Co. (Lincoln, United Kingdom, 1863) ; Ruston Lister Marine Co. Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) ; Ruston-Bucyrus Ltd. (Lincoln, United Kingdom) ; Richard Hornsby & Sons, Ltd. (Grantham and Stockport, United Kingdom) ; J. E. H. Andrews & Co., Ltd. ; Burton & Proctor  Search this
Notes content:
"Akroyd-Stuart" oil engine ; "Hornsby Tractor", which was fitted with a chain track, and became known in the Army as the "caterpillar", paving the way for development of tanks ; agricultural engines ; threshing machines ; stationary steam engines and boilers ; exhaust heat boiler, by which waste heat from gas engine is converted to steam for heating ; oil road rollers ; oil locomotives ; centrifugal pumps ; automobiles ; "Ruston-Hornsby Car" ; flour mills ; flour dressing machines ; mortar mills ; bone mills ; clay rolls ; timber mills ; circular sawing benches ; iron and brass founders ; oil driven excavators ; marine engines ; quarry shovels ; drilling equipment ; history of Lincoln, England, in Ruston-Bucyrus catalog
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
41 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Glass  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15645
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15645

[Trade catalogs from General Electric Co.]

Company Name:
General Electric Co.  Search this
Related companies:
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
Notes content:
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
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, samples, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Plastic.
Physical description:
9905 pieces; 275 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Schenectady, New York, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fairs and exhibitions  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Television  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Candles  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fairs  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Glass  Search this
Heating  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11789
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11789

[Trade catalogs from Peacock Brothers Ltd.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1897 or 1898  Search this
Company Name:
Peacock Brothers Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
1947 and 1952 trade literature for a company that made and represented other manufacturers of: pumps, valves and boiler feed controls ; automatic weighing and material handling machinery ; burners ; heat treatment furnaces and equipment ; testing equipment ; worm gears ; lubricating systems ; meters and regulators ; wire and screens ; filters ; joints ; gauges ; thermometers and instruments ; meters ; mining ropes ; conveyors, loaders, coalcutters ; switchgear ; pneumatic tools ; engines.
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:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Engines  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29440
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29440

[Trade catalogs from Perfect Fit Glove Co.]

Company Name:
Perfect Fit Glove Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 1993 catalog ; protective work gloves and sleeves (made of Kevlar, leather, knitted steel, heat resistant terry cloth and vinyl) for industries including welding, package handling, food preparation, metal-working, glass working, meat butchering, car-body work and foundry work.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Business  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Packaging machinery  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30461
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30461

[Trade catalogs from Perrin, Seamans & Co.]

Company Name:
Perrin, Seamans & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
selling agents for Erie Engine Works, Lawrence Machine Co. , Pulsometer Steam Pump Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Catalog No. 6, from 1900, for dealer of construction tools and supplies for public works, municipal utilities, water and gas works
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Explosives and fireworks  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Business  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Explosives industry  Search this
Fireworks  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30995
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30995

[Trade catalogs from Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Double A (div.) ; Hydraulics Div.  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE ; Precision tools and gages. Hydrocut machining center with manual tool changing for n/c drilling, tapping, milling, and boring. Grinding and cutting machines. Furnaces ; blueprints, photographs, enamel & metal signs/plaques. Hydraulic products ; 1971 and 1972 catalogs ; cutting tools ; twist drills ; endmills ; milling cutters ; reamers ; taps ; machinists' hand tools ; inspection equipment ; gaging equipment machine shop accessories ; precision ground flat stock ; turret tools ; screw machine tools ; pumps ; chasers ; lathe tools ; planing tools ; pumps ; rotary oil pumps ; rotary gear pumps...this comprises some of the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
86 pieces; 8 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_137
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_137

[Trade catalogs from Peerless Manufacturing Corp., Inc. (KY)]

Variant company name:
Founded 1884  Search this
Company Name:
Peerless Manufacturing Corp., Inc. (KY)  Search this
Notes content:
bituminous stoker coal ; 1939 correspondence, technical specifications and technical drawings about the Peerless stoker ; 1939, 1940, 1941, 1952 catalogs for brass or cast iron fireplace fixtures ; March 1936 and 1937 flyers for Peerless dome dampers, ash dumps, ash pit doors, coal windows, wall heaters and other building specialties ; circa 1937 direct-to-consumer brochure for gas burners for conversion ; floor furnaces, water softening equipment, gas heaters ; 1940 catalog for gas radiant heaters ; catalog for automatic coal stokers/burners for the home ; 1935 catalog for reflector advertising sign buttons
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
34 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Business  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29647
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29647

[Trade catalogs from Howard Iron Works]

Company Name:
Howard Iron Works  Search this
Related companies:
R. L. Howard & Son  Search this
Notes content:
Hot pressed nut machines ; open die carriage bolt and rivet headers ; burring machine ; nut tappers ; coal furnaces ; hydrants ; electrode moulds ; continuous heading and forging machines ; machined gears ; expansion joints facing and boring machine ; metal goods pickling and washing machine ; pulleys ; bending machine ; revolving die-bolt cutter ; screws ; bolts ; lathes ; grain shoveling machine for unloading cars ; air compressors. Heating and cooling equipment for oils, gases, chemicals, etc. ; feed water heaters ; domestic service heaters ; forced circulation hot water heaters ; laundry heaters ; heat extractors. Expansion joints. Heat exchangers ; railroad supplies ; steam engines ; Schlenker's bolt cutter ; hand hoisting machine ; Buffalo Power Hoisting Machine ; Howard Parallel Bench Vise ; taps and dies ; steel and iron set screws ; centering lathes ; shafting ; hangers ; bark mills ; conveyors ; tannery fixtures ; cast iron sinks ; hand power elevator...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
20 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Engines  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Tools  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_20003
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_20003

[Trade catalogs from Babcock & Wilcox]

Company Name:
Babcock & Wilcox  Search this
Related companies:
Babcock, Wilcox & Co. (1867) ; Babcock & Wilcox Tube Co. or Babcock & Wilcox Co. Tubular Products Div. (Beaver Falls, PA) ; Detroit Broach & Machine Co., Div. of Babcock & Wilcox (Rochester, MI) ; Fuller-Lehigh Co. (subsidiary ; Fullerton, PA) ; Edwin Danks & Co. (Oldbury, Birmingham, United Kingdom) ; Boiler Div. (Barberton, OH)  Search this
Notes content:
Seamless and welded tubes and pipe ; Integral-Furnace Boiler ; Steam power ; Insulating firebrick ; Lathes ; Broaching machines ; Hydraulic presses ; pulverized coal equipment ; Ceramic fiber- B&W Kaowool ; Kaowool is the original asbestos replacement material invented by Babcock and Wilcox. In blanket form Kaowool is commonly used to insulate high temperature furnaces, and to build forges and kilns. Company history, photographs, blueprints included. Dry-back, shell boilers ; oil burners ; marine boilers ; Marine steam boilers. Also, a flyer for lightweight refractory brick.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
699 pieces; 56 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_154
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_154

[Trade catalogs from Crane Co.]

Company Name:
Crane Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Crane Bros. Mfg. Co. ; Crane Export Corp. ; Crane Ltd. ; Cochrane Div. ; Resistoflex Co. (Marion, NC) ; Premier Heater Div. (La Porte, IN); Deming Division (Salem, OH) ; Crane-Bennett, Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) ; Crane Cie. (Paris, France)  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE. Valves ; pipe fittings ; pipe and tubing ; insulation ; gauges and heating accessories ; tools and pipe threading machines ; packings, lubricants, solvents ; paints, brushes, spray equipment. Brass, iron, steel. Clarifiers ; water reclamation systems. Convectors, heaters, air conditioners. Lavoratories, drinking fountains, plumbing fixtures. Surgical and dental lavoratories. Plastic tubing and fittings. Ships. Steel drilling-through and flow-line valves. Steam pumps, pulleys, shafting and hangers. Expansion joints ; flexible couplings ; corrosion resistant plastic lined piping systems ; PTFE-Lined stainless steel piping system ; "IsoBend" Lined Piping ; TFE clamp valve ; specialty hoses ; Cranetilt steam traps ; Cranetilt trap systems for laundries. Corwith family of lavatories, baths, sinks, dressing tables ; water systems ; heaters ; softeners ; Premier insulated automatic storage gas water heater
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
306 pieces; 31 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Dental equipment and supplies  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Coal  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Glass  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11998
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11998

[Trade catalogs from Steel Products Engineering Company]

Company Name:
Steel Products Engineering Company  Search this
Related companies:
Combustioneer Div.  Search this
Notes content:
Combustioneer automatic coal burner ; Averbeck Shaper ; imperial, commercial and "bin feed" stokers ; Combustioneer commercial automatic coal stokers...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
15 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Springfield, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_22563
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_22563

[Trade catalogs from Foster Wheeler Corp.]

Company Name:
Foster Wheeler Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Air heaters ; boilers ; steam generators ; centrifugal pumps ; cooling towers ; water sealed ash dischargers ; economizers ; pasteurizers ; water cooled furnaces ; heat exchangers ; heaters and evaporators ; steam jet air pumps ; marine steam generators ; heat exchangers ; pulverized fuel equipment ; accumulators ; refinery equipment ; superheaters ; milk coolers ; expanded tube condensers ; reverse flow condensers ; waste heat boilers and water heaters ; vacuum refigeration systems ; expansion joints ; fusion welding ; petroleum processing ; dowtherm processing ; fatty acid distillation units. "Heat engineering," newsletter, misc. copies, 1927-1957. Technical articles.
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
115 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Coal  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15804
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15804

[Trade catalogs from Lukens Steel Co.]

Company Name:
Lukens Steel Co.  Search this
Related companies:
By-Products Steel Corp. [Div.] ; Lukenweld, Inc. [Div.] ; Lukenweld Construction [Div.] ; Lukens Iron & Steel Co. ; Federal Slitting Mill ; Brandywine Mill ; International Nickel Co., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
One envelope OVERSIZE ; Unique ; "The Fine Art of Fabrication , a series of prints illustrating various phases of the fabricating process..." Also promotes Lukens M-Series improved-property carbon steels . Black and white fine art prints . "A Visit to Lukens" ; "Economic Design of Modern Pressure Vessels" by E. F. Brummerstedt ; "jacketed steel drier rolls" ; clad steels ; "Stainless-Clad" steel ; "Design of an Arc Welded Penstock of Nickel-Clad Steel" by Alfred Ernest Bratfisch ; boiler heads ; flue holes ; manhole covers for boilers ; "Huston Patent Boiler Brace" ; boiler specifications ; boiler rivets ; welded cylinders ; steel plate rings ; "Fabrication Costs of Boilers, Tanks and Pressure Vessels as affected by Plate Widths" by Dr. W. G. Theisinger ; "Lukens Steam Platens" ; "weldments" ; "Lukenweld Special Rolled Shapes" ; steel plates ; "Steel Plates and Their Fabrication: A Reference Book on Plates and Plate Products for Engineers, Draftsmen, and Fabricators" ; "A Report of Performance of Johns-Manville Insulations for Open Hearth Furnace Regenerators as used by Lukens Steel Company" ; heads for boilers , tanks , and other equipment ; handbooks ; program for "Plant Visitation and Dinner Thursday, August 4, 1949" ; "Fabrication of Lukens Clad Steels" ; heat treatment and other services ; "Benefits of Design and Clad Steel Construction in Coal Handling Equipment" ; "Suggested Maximum Heat Inputs for Welding Lukens "T-1" [Trademark] Steel" ; "Equipment Progress" on Luken steel in the petroleum industry ; slaughterhouse and meatpacking equipment for the Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Co. ; "Hydrocarbon Processing & Petroleum Refiner: Use Upgraded Cr-Mo Steel for Hydrocrackers" by E. L. Fogleman and R. H. Sterne, Jr. ; "Clad News" company publication ; "Lukens Nickel-Clad Steel in the Textile Industry" ; "Lukens "Cromansil Steel" ; "World's Largest Press Brake" ; machinery bases ; gear blanks ; "Welded Steel Truck Frames" for railroads ; "Proposed Tanker Bulkhead System for Fluid Storage" ; "A Century and a Quarter in Iron and Steel" ; "Lukens Steel Plate Weight Calculator" sliding calculator ; "Cleaning and Maintenance of Clad Steel Equipment" ; "Punching Heavy Plates Damages Steel: Prohibited by 1924 A.S.M.E. Code" ; gear cases ; "Edgebends and Kneebends...for Lighter, Stronger One-Story Buildings" ; "Welded Structures vs. Meehanite Castings" by Edward J. Charlton ; "Design Considerations for Welded Machinery Parts" by George L. Snyder ; "Lukenwelds Labyrinth Steam Platens" ; railroad specialties ; "Lukens T-1 Steel" ; World War II wartime publication ; "World's Largest Plate Mill and Its Products" ; "Tentative Code for Fusion Welding and Flame Cutting in Machinery Construction" ; "Properties and Uses of Inconel" ; "Trends in the Use of Welded Machinery Parts" by Edward J. Charlton ; other steel products . "First to Roll Boiler Plate in America" [Source: in record.] see history at: http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Lukens-Inc-Company-History.html
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
213 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Oil well drilling  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile machinery industry  Search this
Water well drilling  Search this
Well drillers  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26038
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26038

[Trade catalogs from Whiting Corp.]

Company Name:
Whiting Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Whiting Corp. (Canada) Ltd. (Toronto) ; Whiting Foundry Equipment Co. ; Swenson Evaporator Co. ; Joseph Harrington Co. ; Quickwork Div. ; Quickwork-Whiting Div. ; Grindle Fuel Equipment Co. ; Whiting Stoker Sales Co. (Chicago)  Search this
Notes content:
foundry equipment, brass foundry equipment, and railroad equipment: Trackmobile with snow plow attachment, cars, trucks and turntables, overhead trolley systems, electric traveling trolleys, air hoists and elevators, hydraulic gates and hoist, side-blow steel converter, electric drop tables, transfer tables, turntable tractors and centers, overhead tramrail equipment, grab bucket, electric overhead traveling cranes, steel mill cranes, gantry cranes, hand power crane, hi-lo crane, magnet cranes, jib, pillar and bracket cranes, crane ladles, electric crane bridges, bridge girders, evaporators, continuous crystallizer, sand sifters, water cinder mills, core oven equipment, pulverized coal systems, pulverizers, tumbling mills and dust filters, dust suppressors, stokers, cupolas, skip-hoist cupola charger, locomotive hoists, pulverized coal burners, rotary dryers, tumbling barrels, furnaces, grinding, burring, and polishing bench; car wheel foundry plants, gray iron, brass and steel foundries; rotary shears and attachments, shear cutters, flanger, power hammers, and stamping trimmers...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
274 pieces; 10 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Harvey, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28180
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28180

[Trade catalogs from General Dynamics Corp.]

Company Name:
General Dynamics Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Canadair Ltd. (div.) ; Electric Boat Div. ; General Atomic (div.) ; Electro Dynamic (div.) ; Convair (div.) ; Liquid Carbonic Div. ; Gulf General Atomic Inc. ; Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. (San Diego, CA) ; Electric Boat Co., New London Ship & Engine Works ; Stromberg-Carlson  Search this
Notes content:
One piece OVERSIZE ; Boilers ; "Nelseco" diesel engines ; "Magneform" metal-forming machines ; "Magneform" metal-forming machines that swages, forms, blanks, shears, coins and assembles electromagnetically ; custom gas mixtures ; "Liqui-Lab" gas apparatus ; CO2 for the meat processing industry ; "Canadair Dynatrac" utility vehicles for the military ; "Canadair Fisher" all terrain vehicles ; "Convair-Liner" air liners (press book w/ numerous pictures) ; submarines ; research submarines ; motors, M.G. sets, gear-ed-motors, adjustable speed drives ; "Domains" deep ocean manned instrumented station ; annual report 1958 ; press releases ; "General Dynamics was officially established February 21, 1952, although it has organizational roots dating back to the late 1800s. The company was formed after its predecessor and current operating division, Electric Boat, acquired the aircraft company Canadair Ltd. and began building the first nuclear-powered submarine, USS Nautilus." Source: http://www.generaldynamics.com/ on 1/10/06 ; includes oversized history: "Dynamic America" (1960)
Includes:
Trade catalog, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
80 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Falls Church, Virginia, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_18073
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_18073

[Trade catalogs from Rheem Mfg. Co., Inc.]

Variant company name:
Asheville, NC  Search this
Company Name:
Rheem Mfg. Co., Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Rheem Electronics ; Revco, Inc. ;  Search this
Notes content:
appliances ; water heaters ; heating equipment ; soft water appliances ; air cooling equipment ; for home, industrial and farm use ; numerical positioning controls for machine tools from Electronics Div. ; "ULTra-Low" temperature freezers ; freezers for blood banks, plasma, and red cell ; refrigerators for laboratory, chromatography and pharmacy ; explosion-safe laboratory refrigerators ;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
72 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10775
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10775

[Trade catalogs from Page Belting Co.]

Variant company name:
Boston, MA ; Chicago, IL ;  Search this
Company Name:
Page Belting Co.  Search this
Notes content:
catalogs from 1880s through 1970s ; 1887 booklet is a manual entitled "The Kinds and Grades of Belting to Use for Different Kinds of Work/ Also Practical Rules for the Purchase and Use of Belting." The 1891 issue is entitled "Catalog of Leather and Rubber Belting and Mechanical Rubber Goods: Straps of all Kinds, Lace Leather and Mill Supplies": rubber-lined cotton hose, linen hose , swing reels , gaskets , packing , tubing , stair treads and floor mats ; 1902 edition "Illustrated Mill Supply Catalogue," includes: lace cutters , solid cotton belting , Fulton Wood Split Pulley , Emery wheel machinery , speed indicators , saws , pipe fittings , engine and boiler trimmings and saw mill machine not included. A small circa 1910 booklet with washes of color tells about the advantages of leather link belting for industry. The 1917 issue is a hardcover 730 page book entitled "Page Belting Company Belting , Lacing , Belt Dressing , Leather Specialties , Mill , Steam and Plumbing Supplies , Saw Mill Machinery." The company expanded its fire fighting supplies to include: hose couplings , bands , fittings and menders , plus chemical fire extinguishers and Chapman fire hydrants. They also carried: asbestos sheeting , gaskets , packing , pipe coverings , millboard , aesbestos cements ; joints , pulleys , blocks and hangers ; brass, copper and cast iron pipe , tubing, couplings , fittings , branch tees , check valves and city service boxes ; pressure and vacuum gauges , pressure regulators , steam whistles ; oil or grease cups , pumps and lubricators ; injectors , ejectors , steam traps , water heaters ; bolts , screws , turnbuckles , spring cotters , washers , rivets , wrenches , die stocks , threading devices , pipe cutters , vices , chisels , drills , awls , mauls , levels , rulers , pliers , files , grinding wheels , lathe chucks , shovels , pitch forks , anvils , vices , forges ; corrugated iron roofing , wire cloth ; pumps , well points , hydraulic rams , engines , boilers ; woodworking machinery ; fire doors ; bathtubs, sinks / lavatories , toilets / water closets , showers , medicine cabinets , soap dishes and every variety of bathroom pipes ; steam and water radiators ; plumbers tools . 1945: one booklet on leather belting and another on leather packings , valves , cups , lacing , washers , mats, harnesses , razor strops , luggage straps and dressing . A 1974 3-ring binder contains flyers and brochures about the company's flat leather belting , leather link belting , laces , dressing , belt tools , round leather belting , vee leather belting , leather packing , curried leather , Page-lon nylon core flat belt and Page-Tex tools for Page-Tex Belting. Also, small commemorative booklet (circa 1876?)entitled "Works of Page Belting Co. Concord, N.H." which contains a history of the company as well as a price list. Founded 1868 to make flat leather belts to run machinery for industry. The company now makes products ranging from flat, round and link belts to leather specialties, washers, gaskets and hydraulics. The company still uses leather for some applications but has also developed polyurethane impregnated woven products for the textile industry and selling nylon core transmission belting. (See http://www.pagebelting.com/history.html)
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
14 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Concord, New Hampshire, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Firefighting and fire engines  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Leather products; tanning and equestrian supplies  Search this
Livestock and fisheries  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Animal industry  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fire fighting equipment industry  Search this
Fisheries  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Leather industry and trade  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27201
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27201

[Trade catalogs from Reading Iron Co.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1889  Search this
Company Name:
Reading Iron Co.  Search this
Notes content:
puddled wrought iron pipe, nipples and couplings ; puddled wrought iron bars ; cut nails ; Knobbled Charcoal Iron Boiler Tubes ; "About Reading Iron" (1926) ; "Iron and Steel" by George Schuhmann (1906) ; tubular goods ; cotton compresses ; sugar mills ; heavy machinery ; oil well tubing ; "Antiquity of Puddling Process Revealed Through Documentary Evidence of Historical Records" by Frederick Cremer ; Illmer gas engine
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
63 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Topic:
Boilers  Search this
Coal  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9638
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9638

[Trade catalogs from James Beggs & Co.]

Company Name:
James Beggs & Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Furnances and boilers, grates. Machinery, tools, and supplies for railroads, mines, mills, blacksmiths, carriage and bridge builders.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
18 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
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Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7013
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7013

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