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Guide to the Andrew Lee Dyke Collection circa 1915

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Descriptive Summary


Dyke, Andrew Lee. Collection


circa 1915

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 307


2 boxes


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


Textbooks and cardboard working models for Andrew Lee Dyke's home study course of automobile engineering.

Information on Use


This collection is open for research.


When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Dyke, Andrew Lee. Collection, Crerar Ms 307, Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Box 1: Dyke’s Course of Automobile Engineering, 5th Edition 1-4 and Supplements; Dyke’s Progressive Chart Manikin showing how the automobile is assembled and name of parts.

Box 2: Working Models, Dykes 4 Cylinder Gasoline Engine Model; Working Model, Dykes 6 Cylinder Gasoline Engine Model; Working Model, Differential Gear; Working Model, High Tension Magneto; Working Model, Clutch and Gear Box; Working Model, Four Cycle Gasoline Engine; Working Model, Carburetter

Physical Description -- 2 textbooks (5 nos in 1 volume, illustrated 26.5 cm, bound together; 11 1 page illustrations, 3 plates (1 fold), 24 x 29 cm) plus cardboard working models

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Subject Headings


Crerar Ms 307