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Pickett N1010-ES Trig Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Pickett Industries  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
nylon (cursor material)
leather (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.8 cm x 33 cm x 7 cm; 1 3/32 in x 13 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: California, Santa Barbara
Date made:
ca 1962
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Janis S. Popowicz
ID Number:
1977.1113.01
Catalog number:
336446
Accession number:
1977.1113
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-aee5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214521

Gerber Variable Scale, Model TP007100B

Maker:
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
velcro (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 cm x 33.1 cm x 7.4 cm; 1 3/16 in x 13 1/32 in x 2 29/32 in
Object Name:
scale in case
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Date made:
ca 1980
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
ID Number:
1994.0113.01
Accession number:
1994.0113
Catalog number:
1994.0113.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9580-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214955

Gerber GraphAnalogue, Model GA-103

Maker:
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.3 cm x 39.3 cm x 16.7 cm; 1 5/16 in x 15 15/32 in x 6 9/16 in
Object Name:
scale rule
scale in case
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Date made:
ca 1953
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Patented  Search this
ID Number:
1994.0113.02
Accession number:
1994.0113
Catalog number:
1994.0113.02
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-8dd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214956
Online Media:

Combination rule and postal scale

Medium:
wood; metal (brass); paper; adhesive; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 1 1/4 × 18 1/8 × 3/4 in. (3.18 × 46.04 × 1.91 cm)
Type:
Commercial Products
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1881-1883
Object number:
0.239019.1
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm823be5690-a79d-4c8c-b268-d3df90ba69e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.239019.1

Foul means : the formation of a slave society in Virginia, 1660-1740 / Anthony S. Parent, Jr

Author:
Parent, Anthony S  Search this
Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Virginia
Date:
2003
©2003
17th century
18th century
Topic:
Slavery--History  Search this
Plantation life--History  Search this
Plantation owners--Social conditions  Search this
Slaves--Social conditions  Search this
Elite (Social sciences)--History  Search this
Social conflict--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083256

John A. Roebling Collection

Creator:
Roebling, Charles Gustavus, 1849-1918  Search this
Roebling, Ferdinand W. (Ferdinand William), 1842-1917  Search this
John A. Roebling's Sons Company  Search this
Roebling, John Augustus, 1806-1869  Search this
Roebling, Washington Augustus, 1837-1926.  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Extent:
18.5 Cubic feet (62 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Specifications
Reports
Price lists
Photographs
Newsletters
Letterpress books
Correspondence
Blueprints
Ledgers (account books)
Genealogies
Notebooks
Patents
Date:
1836-1975
bulk 1930-1950
Summary:
Collection documents the work of the John A. Roebling's Sons Company, builders of bridges. The materials consist primarily of photograph albums documenting some of the bridges, tramways, ski lifts and chair lifts that Roebling's Sons Company was involved with. The documentation also includes specifications, patents, and reference materials about the engineering process of building bridges and bridges in general.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the work of the John A. Roebling's Sons Company, builders of bridges. The materials consist primarily of photograph albums documenting a variety of bridges, mostly in the United States. The documentation also includes specifications, patents, and reference materials about the engineering process of building bridges and bridges in general.

Series 1, Historical background materials, 1895-1958, is divided into two subseries: Subseries 1, John A. Roebling's and Sons Company materials, 1895-1949 and Subseries 2, Newsletters, 1929-1931.

Subseries 1, John A. Roebling's and Sons Company materials, 1895-1949, contains a variety of items related to the company such as historical narratives, correspondence, price lists, testing data, and a ledger with cost estimates. The correspondence is partially bound (pages 1 to 104) from a letter press book (handwritten and typescript) belonging to John A. Roebling's and Sons Company. William Hildebrand and Charles G. Roebling are the chief correspondents. The correspondence documents daily activities related to the design and erection of bridges as well as finances and supplies. Charles G. Roebling's notebook, undated, contains calculations and notes about various bridge projects.

Subseries 2, Newsletters, 1929-1931, contain copies of Blue Center and Wire Engineering, which were John A. Roebling's and Sons Company publications intended for employees. The newsletters were apparently used as scrapbooks, with black-and-white photographs pasted into the pages. Found among the pages of Blue Center are photographs of the Hudson River Bridge and in Wire Engineering, there are photographs of the Maysville, Kentucky Bridge.

Series 2, Photographs, 1926-1975, comprises the largest series in the collection. The photographs are primarily black-and-white and document aerial tramways, tramways for logging or mining, chair lifts, ski lifts, floods, and bridge construction projects. The latter makes up the majority. Most photographs were assembled into albums with corresponding captions and dates, and almost all of the photographs document bridges in the United States. There is one exception, the Yauricocha Tramway in Peru. In some instances, the captions are recorded on the back of the photographs, and others were recorded on album pages. The series is arranged alphabetically by name of bridge and/or project.

Series 3, Specifications, 1855-1962, consists of printed textual documents (both bound and loose) that contain information for bidders, proposals, contracts, and bonds, and the detailed specifications. This series is arranged alphabetically by bridge name.

Series 4, Reports, 1928-1938, contains bound reports (both progress and final) detailing problems, requirements, research, manufacture, plant installation, cable equipment, strand adjustments, and Roebling Company developments. This series is arranged alphabetically by bridge/and/or project.

Series 5, Patent materials, 1849-1952, consists of issued patents (to a variety of individuals) for cable and cable appliances, cables, and cable apparatus, cableways and tramways, and grips. The patents are arranged by subject area, then by patent number.

Series 6, Reference materials, 1836-1964, contains a wide range of materials—articles, biographical files, drawings, photographs, newspaper clippings, advertising, correspondence, notes—documenting all aspects of bridges. This series is arranged alphabetically by topic.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1, Historical background materials, 1895-1958, undated

Subseries 1, Biographical, 1900-1958, undated

Subseries 2, John A. Roebling's and Sons Company materials, 1895-1949

Subseries 3, Newsletters, 1929-1931

Series 2, Photographs, 1926-1975

Series 3, Specifications, 1855-1962

Series 4, Reports, 1928-1938

Series 5, Patent materials, 1849-1952

Series 6, Reference materials, 1836-1964
Biographical / Historical:
John Augustus Roebling (1806-1869) was the founder and proprietor of John A. Roebling's Sons Company. Born in Mühlhausen, Germany, he was a civil engineer famous for his wire rope suspension bridge designs, in particular, the design of the Brooklyn Bridge. Roebling married Johana Herting in 1836 and they had nine children: Washington A. Roebling (1837-1926); Laura R. Methfessel (1840-1873); Ferdinand W. Roebling (1842-1917); Elvira R. Stewart (1844-1871); Josephine R. Jarvis (b. 1847); Charles Gustavus Roebling (1849-1918); Edmund Roebling (1854-1930); William Roebling (b. 1856, d. 1860); and Hannah Roebling (died in infancy). Roebling's three sons, Washington Augustus Roebling; Ferdinand William Roebling and Charles Gustavus Roebling, worked for the company.

Roebling's Sons Company was active in the design and manufacture of wire rope used in the erection of suspension bridges since the 1840s. Roebling devised a system of spinning the wires together where weights and swivels turned the wire coils in the opposite direction from the twisting, thereby removing kinks. Method of and Machine for Manufacturing Wire Rope (US Patent # 2,720) issued on July 16, 1842. Roebling would adapt this wire rope to his suspension bridge principle. In 1848, he established a company—John Roebling's Sons Company—in Trenton, New Jersey, to manufacture his wire rope. Roebling manufacturing plants were sold in 1952 to the Colorado Fuel and Iron (CF&I) Company of Pueblo, Colorado. In 1968, the Crane Company purchased the CF& I.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

George S. Morison Collection (AC0978)

Modjeski and Masters Company Records (AC0976)

Materials at Other Organizations

The Rutgers University, Special Collections and University Archives

Roebling family papers, cicra 1820s-1950s
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Blair Birdsall, former chief engineer at John A. Roebling's Sons Company in 1981.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs 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:
Bridges -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Bridge construction industry -- United States  Search this
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Iron industry and trade -- United States  Search this
Iron industry and trade -- Colorado  Search this
Wire industry -- New Jersey  Search this
Suspension bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Ski lifts  Search this
Wire-rope industry -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Specifications
Reports
Price lists
Photographs -- 20th century
Newsletters -- 1920-1940
Letterpress books
Correspondence
Blueprints
Ledgers (account books)
Genealogies
Notebooks
Patents
Citation:
John A. Roebling Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0981
See more items in:
John A. Roebling Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8419ecb5a-d411-4efa-b829-43d8cc9002ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0981
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Ribon & March]

Company Name:
Ribon & March  Search this
Notes content:
patented in 1879 and catalogue dated 1881 ; machinery ; air compressors ; blacksmith anvils ; furnaces and parts ; blast fans ; cast iron fittings ; copper plates ; coal barrows and coaling tubs ; air, water and distillery pumps ; stamping machinery ; engines ; milling equipment ; differential pulleys and hoisting engines ; rock drills ; shaft couplings ; rubber belting ; railway locomotives ; sugar pans for evaporating cane juice, maple syrup, glucose, etc. ; unique piece with period engravings of machinery ; water wheels ; ore and rock crushers ; "The Mountaineer" California stamp mills ; prospecting arrastra (ore-crushing machine) and amalgamating pans ; retorts and condensers for gold and silver amalgam ; mining machinery ; shop equipment, including engine lathes, iron planers, upright drills, emery wheels and grinders, pipe cutting machines, circular saw mills, "Prentiss" vices ; steam gauges ; "Judson Governor" and "Shive Governor" ; wrought iron pipes ;
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Water wheels; water motors and waterpower equipment  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10823
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10823

[Trade catalogs from Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mfg. Co.]

Variant company name:
Established 1836 ; Incorporated 1855  Search this
Company Name:
Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mfg. Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Colts Patent Fire Arms Mfg. Co. ; Johns-Pratt Co. (div.) ; Electrical Div. ; Mechanical Goods Div. (Dept.) ; Plastics Div. ; Colt Mfg. Co. ; Colt Industries Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Military and sporting arms ; automatic machine guns ; rifles ; pistols ; revolvers. Electrical products - magnetic motor starters ; magnetic A. C. contactors ; "Noark" protective products - meter service systems, safety switches, fuses, fuse accessories, and fuse boxes, etc. "Baxter" portable steam engines ; "Colt's Armory" platen presses for printing, embossing and paper-box cutting and creasing ; "Vulcabeston" compressed asbestos, sheet & rod packings, pump valves, and valve discs.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
51 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Firearms industry and trade  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Tools  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12279
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12279

[Trade catalogs from Justus Roe & Sons]

Variant company name:
Established 1876  Search this
Company Name:
Justus Roe & Sons  Search this
Notes content:
steel measuring tapes for hardware and engineering trades ; patented automatic handle opener on tape rolls ; no date given, late 1800's or early 1900's? ; company history: http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3983/is_200412/ai_n9467143
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Patchogue, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Topic:
Calculators  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Tools  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13517
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13517

[Trade catalogs from Roots-Connersville Blower Corp.]

Variant company name:
Since 1854 ; Philander H. and Francis M. Roots are original brothers who started the co.  Search this
Company Name:
Roots-Connersville Blower Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
The Roots Blower Co. ; Roots-Connersville-Wilbraham ; The Connersville Blower Co. ; Wilbraham-Green Blower Co. ; P.H. & F. M. Roots Co. ; Roots Connersville Wilbraham Green Blower Co. ; International Stacey Corp. ; International Derrick and Equipment Company ; Dresser Equipment Group, Inc. (IDECO); Halliburton Co.  Search this
Notes content:
invention of the rotary positive blower ; developed the positive displacement principle ; “Patent Force Blast Blower”, (“Western Tornado”), in NYC's first subway system: (http://www.rootsblower.com/general/subway.pdf) ; more info. on Roots' invention and this subway venture: http://www.columbia.edu/~brennan/beach/chapter6.html ; centrifugal compressors ; gas exhausters and boosters ; displacement meters ; vacuum and liquid pumps ; inert gas generators ; smelting blowers ; blast gates ; wind gates ; sewage treatment plant and water works equipment ; history of the Roots Brothers and company development: http://www.rootsblower.com/DocCentral/Document/33120_Dresser_MAC.pdf ; 1876-1940 ;
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
120 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Connersville, Indiana, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Water wheels; water motors and waterpower equipment  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Coal  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Hydraulic machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_14569
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_14569

[Trade catalogs from Eimer & Amend]

Variant company name:
Established 1851 ; Incorporated 1897  Search this
Company Name:
Eimer & Amend  Search this
Related companies:
Fischer Scientific Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Chemicals and drugs ; chemical and metallurgical laboratory supplies and assayers' materials ; laboratory furnaces ; calorimeters ; pyrometers ; photoelectric reflection meters ; etc.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
123 pieces; 14 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_14711
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_14711

[Trade catalogs from Forsyth Scale Works]

Company Name:
Forsyth Scale Works  Search this
Notes content:
Scales: even balance; grocers'; counter; trip; butchers'; tea; druggists'; union or family; platform; baggage; wheelbarrow; rolling mill or bloom; pig iron; portable warehouse or hopper; dormant; elevator; suspension; railroad depot. Copy presses. Hand trucks: hotel; store; barrel. Warehouse wagons.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Carriages; wagons and accessories  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Butchers’ supplies (including meat processing industry)  Search this
Topic:
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Butchers  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Carriage and wagon making  Search this
Carriages and carts  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Meat industry and trade  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Restaurants  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Tools  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15917
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15917

[Trade catalogs from Gilson Medical Electronics, Inc.]

Company Name:
Gilson Medical Electronics, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Gilson International; Gilson Medical Electronics, S.A. (France).  Search this
Notes content:
Holochrome variable wavelength detector; fluorometer; fraction collectors; combination drop counter/timer; peristaltic pumps; HPLC systems; liquid chromatography; sample changers ; plethysmoscope ; GME Oxygraph ; Gilson’s product focus has moved from specialized instruments for physiological applications to automation instrumentation and chromatography systems for the drug discovery, proteomic, and genomic markets ; products for the pharmacy and biotechnology industries ; http://www.gilson.com/AboutUs/mission.asp
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
39 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Middleton, Wisconsin, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_17467
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_17467

[Trade catalogs from Globe Mfg. Co. (PA)]

Company Name:
Globe Mfg. Co. (PA)  Search this
Notes content:
Combined weigher, dipper and measurer for housekeepers, grocers, hotel keepers, druggists, etc.; lemon squeezer; scissors sharpener; egg beater; cake mixer; eggnog and lemonade beater; bottle filler; jelly, fruit and wine press; clasp for stuffed fowl; ice breaker; bakery tester; etc.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Restaurants  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_17605
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_17605

[Trade catalogs from R. C. Smith (NY)]

Company Name:
R. C. Smith (NY)  Search this
Notes content:
Patent Calculator for office, shop, field, school and laboratory
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_20475
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_20475

[Trade catalogs from LaBour Co., Inc.]

Variant company name:
Established in 1921 in Michigan City, IN. In 1923, the company moved to Chicago Heights, IL. The company moves to Elkhart, IN in 1929. In 1964 the "LaBour Company is acquired by American Gage and Machine Company (which subsequently merges in 1970 with Katy Industries, Inc.) and is renamed to LaBour Pump Company. In another expansion move, the highly successful Taber Pump Company of Buffalo, New York, is purchased." Source: "Sterling LaBour/Taber Pump" http://www.kthsales.com/website/vendors/LaBour/History%20-%20Labour.htm See also: "Peerless Pump History" http://www.peerlesspump.com/fire_pumps_history.aspx  Search this
Company Name:
LaBour Co., Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
LaBour Pump Co., Ltd (UK) ; American Gage and Machine Co. ; Katy Industries, Inc. ; LaBour Pump Co. ; Taber Pump Co. ; Peerless Pump Co. ; Sterling Fluid Systems (USA), Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
"LaBour Fluid Flow Calculator" slide calculator ; self-priming centrifugal pumps ; performance and test standards for self-priming centrifugal pumps ; "Hydrobalance" pumps ; non-priming pumps ; horizontal centrifugal pumps ; fire pumps and trailers ; "The Mechanics of Corrosion" by H. E. LaBour ; drawings of the LaBour throttle valve and check valve ; "Elcomet" alloy; chemical valves ; bilge pumps ; swimming pool pumps ; mine water gathering ; irrigation ; Harry E. LaBour establishes LaBour Pump Company in Michigan City, Indiana, with the purpose of developing and marketing an inherently self-priming centrifugal pump line. His intention was to design a rugged, simple-to-operate-and-maintain pump to handle liquids used in the chemical processing industry. The next year, he patents and introduces the first valve-less, self-priming pump. http://www.peerlesspump.com/Peerless%20Pump%20History.htm
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
40 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Elkhart, Indiana, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Water wheels; water motors and waterpower equipment  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Firefighting and fire engines  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Fire fighting equipment industry  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Hydraulic machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Oil well drilling  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Water well drilling  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Well drillers  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_25234
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_25234

[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 Sartorius Filters, Inc.]

Company Name:
Sartorius Filters, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Sartorius GmbH (Goettingen, Germany) ; Vangard International, Inc. (Neptune, NJ)  Search this
Notes content:
filters ; other laboratory equipment ; Pharmaceutical equipment: "Sartocon II" gentle cell harvesting, cartridges, "Minisarts", capsules, and "Sartocheck II"
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
10 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Hayward, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26517
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26517

[Trade catalogs from Pacific Scientific Co]

Variant company name:
Los Angeles, CA ; Brighton, United Kingdom ; Leonberg, West Germany  Search this
Company Name:
Pacific Scientific Co  Search this
Related companies:
High Accuracy Products Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Industrial heat treating equipment, ammonia dissociator, electric and gas furnaces, brazing furnaces, and furnace controls. Particle sizer ; particle size analysis ; furnaces for hot tensile test ; compression ; hydraulic testing machine ; quality control ; Cal-tester ; universal particle counter ; particle contamination technology...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
11 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Menlo Park, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Computers  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26874
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26874

[Trade catalogs from American Hospital Supply Corp.]

Variant company name:
Chicago, IL ; McGaw Park, IL ; Santa Ana, CA ; Irvine, CA ; Melrose Park, IL ; Two Rivers, WI  Search this
Company Name:
American Hospital Supply Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
V. Mueller ; Scientific Products ; American Scientific Products ; American Convertors ; American Edwards Laboratories ; American Medical Optics ; American Hamilton ; American McGaw ; Midwest American  Search this
Notes content:
Equipment and supplies for clinical, industrial, and educational laboratories : microscopes, anatomical models, burners, chemicals, chromotographic equipment, colorimeters, combustion and drying apparatus, flasks, laboratory furniture. Oto-Rhino-Laryngology instruments ; drawer spacers for metal laboratory furniture ; trip balances ; laboratory timers. American Convertors: Sterile Micro-Clean clothing ; sterile surgical drapes ; Micro-Clean mats ; hospital protective products (aprons, beard cover, caps, coveralls, frocks, gowns, hoods, lab coats, shoe covers, sleeves, smocks, sterilization wrap, table covers, towels, work suits, masks). American Edwards Laboratories: Mini-Flex angioscope ; pressure monitoring system. American Medical Optics: intraocular lenses. American Hamilton: clinical laboratory furniture (steel desks, steel counters, sinks and accessories, fume hoods and accessories, cold cabinets and refrigerators, working surfaces, cabinets, stools, chairs, radioisotope facilities) ; pharmacy furniture (step shelves, wall shelf supports, storage cabinets, narcotics lockers, inspection stations, laminar flow units) ; hospital furniture (steel drawers, desks, counters, wall cases, tall cases, fillers and scribes, utility tables) ; nurses stations ; medical charting equipment ; floor pantry ; doctors dictating equipment ; medical and surgical supplies transport ; patient room equipment (sink cabinets, wardrobes) ; surgical instrument cases. American McGaw: HepatAmine amino acid injection ; Midwest American: dental unit (includes Henry P. Boos Dental Laboratories, Inc. and Novocol Chemical Mfg. Co., Inc. trade literature) Scientific Products Division catalog featuring laboratory apparatus, instruments, reagent chemicals, human blood serums, parental therapy and blood bank equip (1953)...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
35 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Evanston, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Dental equipment and supplies  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Hats  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27097
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27097

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