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Guide to David Leonard Barnes, Iron & Steel in Car Construction: Memoranda on Pressed Steel circa 1890

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Barnes, David Leonard. Iron & Steel in Car Construction: Memoranda on Pressed Steel

Dates:

circa 1890

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 187

Size:

1 v. (265 p.)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Typescript copy with handwritten annotations on the construction, production, and specifications of metal freight cars. Includes clippings, tipped in. Illustrated with diagrams. Includes arguments, descriptions, costs, and design specifications of freight cars. Also includes "Memoranda on the use of iron and steel," particularly addressing the advantages of pressed steel plates in freight car construction.

Information on Use

Access

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Barnes, David Leonard. Iron & Steel in Car Construction: Memoranda on Pressed Steel, Crerar Ms 187, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Typescript copy with handwritten annotations on the construction, production, and specifications of metal freight cars. Includes clippings, tipped in. Illustrated with diagrams. Includes arguments, descriptions, costs, and design specifications of freight cars. Also includes "Memoranda on the use of iron and steel," particularly addressing the advantages of pressed steel plates in freight car construction.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 187