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Writing slate collection

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0026

Content Description

This collection contains materials that document the evolution of the writing slate from stone book slate to native slate blackboards. This includes a Slate book with 8 quartz paint pages with attached pencil holde, a book with pencil holder and 6 quartz painted "slates", and a 1940 salesman kit with five loose photos of the National School Slate Co.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 10 December 2020.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Dates

  • 1860 - 1940

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)