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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Scrapbook, 1850-1873 1850-1873

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Scrapbook

Dates:

1850-1873

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 298

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

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

Abstract:

This is a collection of assorted materials, including broadsides and correspondences, relevant to the Collier and Slaney Jr., Copper and Tin Plate Workers, and Gas Meter Manufacturers co-partnership.

Information on Use

Access

The colletion is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Scrapbook, Crerar Ms 298, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This is a collection of assorted materials, including broadsides and correspondences, relevant to the Collier and Slaney Jr., Copper and Tin Plate Workers, and Gas Meter Manufacturers co-partnership. Correspondences mainly focus on the economic superiority of gas to coal and general satisfaction with newly installed gas meters. The journals, broadsides, and gas business company cards situated throughout the scrapbook relate to the history and production gas apparatus. Photographs included in this scrapbook are varied, but the last sheets contain images of engineered gas holders.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 298