[Letters concerning R. M. Atwater & Sons dated 1891-1898].

Title: 
[Letters concerning R. M. Atwater & Sons dated 1891-1898].
Author/Artist: 
R. M. Atwater & Sons
Description: 
31 items : ink on paper ; 10 x 16 - 28 x 22 cm
Format of Material: 
Documents
Bib ID: 
142637
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Call Number: 
142637
Notes: 
Document 25:5.
In digitization queue as of September 30, 2015.
Letters have staining and ink bleeding.
Contents: 
Letter from Christopher Greene Atwater addressed to H. L. Dixon dated June 28, 1898, concerning design for a kiln (2 p., typed copy of original letter illustrated with pencil drawing) --
Letter from Dixon-Woods Co. dated October 26, 1892, concerning Tondeur flattening ovens and order for furnace for Toronto Chemical & Smelting Co. (Letter features glass house furnaces, pot clays fire brick, silica cap brick, and enameled fire brick, and illustrates factory buildings. Letter was written by R. E. Woods, Secretary & Treasurer.) --
Letter from Detroit and Cleveland Steam Nav Co. dated May 9, 189-, concerning reservations for travel to Mackinac region. (A. A. Schantz, general passenger agent.) --
Letter from Diamond Plate Glass Co. dated March 30, 1892, concerning suit of Dixon-Woods Co. against Hartford City Glass Co. (Letter illustrates factory buildings of Kokomo plant and Elwood plant. Letter features manufacturers of polished and rough plate glass; natural gas process. Mentions Mr. Cantwell.) --
Letter from Dithridge Flint Glass Co. dated October 14, 1892, requesting descriptive circular of fuel plant. (Letter written by George W. Dithridge. Atwater's note says "From Dithridge Flint Glass Co....NY & Marion Ind.") --
Letters and telegram from DePauw Plate Glass Co. dated February 24 - September 26, 1892, concerning furnace construction and Robert Dralle. (Letterheads of June 24 and September 26 for Depauw's American Plate Glass Works, W. C. DePauw co., New Albany, Indiana.). --
Letters from Erie Glass Co. of Canada dated September 1892, concerning portable oven. (Includes Includes May 15, 1893, postcard. Manufacturers of bottles, fruit jars, chimneys, ect.). --
Letter from C. Dorflinger & Sons dated April 1892, concerning glass cutting machine. (Manufacturers of fine - plain & cut; established 1852, and illustrates trade mark). --
Letters from F. R. Dravo & Co. dated July 18, September 5, and December 13, 1892, concerning purchases of Schutte blowers in Pittsburgh vicinity and No. 2 Korting blowers shipped to Illinois Glass Co. (Engineers and contractors. Specialties: tubular boilers, Korting injector, Ball automatic engine, Hamilton Corliss engine, Nordberg automatic governor and Schutte induction condenser. Mentions Moorehead Bros. & Co., Wm. Swindell & Bros., Atwood & McKaffry and McKEnna Ryan & Co.). --
Letter from E. Ducretet of Paris, France addressed to Ritt & Water, Berlin, Germany dated February 30, 1891, concerning pyrometers. (Instruments de précision pour les sciences et l ́industrie). --
Notice from Duquense Club dated April 6, 1892, regarding an election to resident membership in the Duquesne Club. (Chambers McKibbin, Secretary & Tresurer). --
Letter from Lewis Earnshaw & Sons dated September 17, 1892, concerning price quoted in previous correspondance. (Tacony Clay Pot Works, established 1887; manufacturers of glass house pots, rings and stoppers, all kinds of prepared clay required in glass works. Illustrates glass house pots). --
Letter from Alexander Duncker dated May 28, 1891, concerning glass industry publication Diamant. --
Letter from Ede & Lewis dated June 23, 1893, concerning possibility of developing a silica deposit in Arkansas. (Mining and civil engineers). --
Telegram from Engineering Magazine dated March 8, [189-], requesting list of all glass manufacturers. (Includes Atwater's note of reply).