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E. Howard Clock Company Records

Creator:
Howard, Edward  Search this
E. Howard Clock Co.  Search this
Donor:
Blackwell, Dana  Search this
Blackwell, Dana  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Date:
1862-1930
Summary:
This collection consists of business records for E. Howard Clock Company and document watch and clock orders, as well as stockholder and directors' meeting minutes.
Scope and Contents:
Business records of the E. Howard Clock Company, 1862-1930.
Arrangement:
The records are arranged into ten series.

Series 1, Stockholders and Directors Meeting Minutes, 1900-1930

Series 2, Watches, 1862-1869

Series 3, Watches (N Size), 1870-1904

Series 4, Watches (J Size), 1891-1904

Series 5, Watches (L Size), 1869-1904

Series 6, Watches (G Size), 1874-1893

Series 7, Clock Orders, 1871-1899

Series 8, Clocks and Watchmans, 1904-1918

Series 9, Tower Clocks, 1888-1905

Series 10, Customer Lists for Clocks
Biographical / Historical:
E. Howard Clock Company was established in Boston in 1842 by Edward Howard. The business originally limited itself to the building of clocks, but soon expanded to watches, and later to tower and street clocks.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Verna Blackwell, October 2008.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Clock and watch making  Search this
Clock and watch makers  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 1860-1930
Citation:
E. Howard Clock Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0776
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E. Howard Clock Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0776
Online Media:

Baldwin Locomotive Works Scrapbooks

Creator:
Baldwin Locomotive Works.  Search this
Source:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Former owner:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Names:
Baldwin, Matthias W. (industrialist)  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 volumes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Clippings
Articles
Blueprints
Trade literature
Photographs
Specifications
Scrapbooks
Letterheads
Contracts
Date:
1867-1929.
Scope and Contents note:
Four scrapbooks containing items relating to the Baldwin Locomotive Works, including: blueprints, photographs, examples of company letterhead and blank company forms, clippings and articles, business records such as contracts and specifications, trade literature, and miscellany.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was started as a sole proprietorship by Matthias W. Baldwin in 1831. The company was the largest railroad engineering plant of its kind in the world. It is now out of business.
Provenance:
Collection donated by James C. Macinnes.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Transportation  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Locomotive industry -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 1860-1930
Clippings
Articles
Blueprints
Trade literature
Photographs -- 20th century
Specifications
Scrapbooks
Letterheads
Contracts
Photographs -- 19th century
Citation:
Baldwin Locomotive Works Scrapbooks, 1867-1929, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1181
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1181

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