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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Writing materials and instruments

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edison mimeograph machine

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 16539
Content Description This collection contains one Edison Mimeograph machine made by A.B. Dick Company, Chicago. The machine is in its original wooden box and includes directions for use. It is an early issue that includes the printing frame, writing plate slate, tube of ink, linen rag and roller.
Dates: c.1890

Writing slate collection

 Collection — Box BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16484
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 holder,and another book with pencil holder and 6 quartz painted "slates". The cover of one is stamped in black and gold with a school scene and applied litho of two girls playing stick and ball. There is also a 1940 salesman kit with five loose photos of the National School Slate Co. They...
Dates: 1860 - 1940

Writing slate collection

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0026