[Letters and postcards addressed to R. M. Atwater & Sons, dated 1891-1893].

Title: 
[Letters and postcards addressed to R. M. Atwater & Sons, dated 1891-1893].

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Author/Artist: 
R. M. Atwater & Sons
Description: 
40 items : ink on paper ; 10 x 15 - 28 x 41 cm
Format of Material: 
Documents
Bib ID: 
142648
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Documents
Call Number: 
142648
Notes: 
Document 25:7.
In digitization queue as of September 30, 2015.
Some items have ink staining and/or bleeding.
Contents: 
9 letters from A. E. Finkell dated February 28 - October 19, 1892, concerning furnace construction; possibility of setting up a glass factory in Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta Glass Co.; batch recipe; and Finkell's search for employment. (Letters written on letterhead of Piedmont Glass Works, Tallapoosa, Georgia; Finkell was formerly manager of this firm. Letterhead illustrates factory buildings and flat glass). --
Letter from Falls City Glass Co. dated March 2, 1892, requesting book about glassmaking. (Manufacturers of all kinds of green and amber color bottles, fruit jars, ect.). --
2 Letters from Findlay Bottle Co. dated October 1 and 28, [189-], concerning patents for glass working machinery. (Manufacturers of green and amber bottles and fruit jars). --
Letter from Julius Fahdt dated March 18, 1893, concerning publication of German technical books. (Redaction d. Glashütte). --
4 postcards from Julius Fahdt dated August 8 - December 21, 1891, concerning lists of glass houses, an English edition of Bontemps, sale of German periodicals, and Wisthoff factory. --
Letter from William Fisher dated April 13, 1892, concerning post office tracer sent out after lost inhibitor. --
Letter from C. L. Flaccus Glass Co. dated February 25, 1893, concerning black lead amalgam. --
Letter from John B. Ford dated May 3, 1892, ordering copies of patents. (Letter written on letterhead of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., which illustrates works at Tarentum, Pennsylvania, and Creighton, Pennsylvania). --
Telegram from John B. Ford dated July 25, 1892, asking Atwater to come to Wyandotte, Michigan at Ford's expense. (Michigan Chemical located in Wyandotte, Michigan). --
Letter from S. A. Ford dated September 5, 1892, concerning a report of an analysis. (Written on letterhead of Carnegie Brother's & Co., Ltd., Edgar Thomson Steel Works. Letterhead lists S. A. Ford, Chemist, with Pittsburgh mailing address). --
Letter from Fostoria Glass Co. dated March 22, 1893, requesting a book. (Maufacturers of flint glassware). --
Letter from H. C. Fox & Sons dates June 13, 1892, concerning a type of bottle label. (Glass manufacturers. Letterhead illustrates medal awarded by United States Centennial Commision). --
2 letters from E. E. French dated March 4, 1892 and February 9, 1893, concerning visits to Mr. Whitall and to Philadelphia. --
5 letters from Fox and Fox dated June 23 - August 1892, concerning Geroge & Shortle annealing oven and purchase of a batch mixer by McCoy Glass Co. (Brokers: glass manufacturers supplies, window glass and glassware. Mentions Dixon-Woods Co. and Cleon Tondeur lehr. Includes letter from B. N. McCoy Glass Co., Kane, Pennsylvania, dated August 22, 1892. Includes circular concerning American flat glass industry and Geroge & Shortle annealing and finishing oven; contains information on Fox family's history in glassmaking. First page of one letter is missing. 2 copies of circular).