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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Scrapbook on Gas Use, 1800s 1800s

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Scrapbook on Gas Use

Dates:

1800s

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 297

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Collection of clippings on the topic of the rise of gas use in the United States and Europe in the 19th century. The clippings are accompanied by commentary by an anonymous author. Includes an index to the clippings with a registry of all materials contained.

Information on Use

Access

The colletion is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Scrapbook on Gas Use, Crerar Ms 297, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This is a collection of clippings on the topic of the rise of gas use in the United States and Europe in the 19th Century. The arrangement of materials within the scrapbook follows the development of natural gas use in production companies to the general use of gas as a convenient, economic energy source for daily use in households. The clippings are accompanied by commentary from the journal’s author. The author supplies an index to the notebook with a registry of all materials contained within it.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 297