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Reading Hardware Company catalog

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS810

Scope and Content

This collection consists of one illustrated catalog belonging to Reading Hardware Company of Reading, Pennsylvania. The catalog, Door Locks and Lock Trimmings, contains 271 pages of detailed sketches of each item and includes the name of the design, materials which it is made from, size, and cost per dozen.

Dates

  • 1896

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Reading Hardware Company was based in Reading, Pennsylvania, with warehouses and sample rooms in New York City, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Chicago, Illinois. Additional historical information about the Reading Hardware Company has not been determined.

Extent

0.25 linear ft. (one half document case)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1973
Title
Reading Hardware Company catalog
Author
Laura Starratt
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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