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Guide to the Baugh and Sons Company photographs and advertisements, 1905-1932

Abstract

Producers and distributors of phosphate fertilizer and agricultural chemicals, based in Philadelphia, and Norfolk, Va. Collection includes photographs and advertisements of the Baugh and Sons Company, a chemical distributor associated with Baugh Chemical Company of Baltimore. Topics include offices, factories, products, personnel, and crops. Farm scenes are from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.00091
Title
Baugh and Sons Company photographs and advertisements
Date
1905-1932
Creator
Baugh and Sons Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 101 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Collection Overview

Photographs and advertisements of the Baugh and Sons Company, a chemical distributor associated with Baugh Chemical Company of Baltimore. Topics include offices, factories, products, personnel, and crops. Farm scenes are from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina.

Arrangement

Photographs are arranged by image number assigned by the company, followed by unnumbered and oversize photographs.

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

1. Photographs and Advertisements, 1905-1932

1 box, 1 oversize folder
Asparagus field
Box 1
Print 2A
Benjamin Harris Brewster, 1872-1941, President of Baugh and Sons, 1932 (Includes signature)
Box 1
Print 4
Potato field, 1911 Almanac
Box 1
Print 9A
Ship at dock, 1908 Almanac
Box 1
Print 38-A
Norfolk, Va., Office
Box 1
Print 49-A-1
Machinery (Ovens)
Box 1
Print 54-A
Bag of phosphate
Box 1
Print 108-A
Potato field with men and equipment, 1911
Box 1
Print 125-A
Shelf display of Baugh products, including view of Delaware River Chemical Works, circa 1905
Box 1
Print 126-A-2
Bone shed and workers at a Baugh & Sons plant
Box 1
Print 129-A
Cornfield and farm buildings, Hackensack, N.J.
Box 1
Print 155
Farm workers and outbuildings, Hackensack, N.J.
Box 1
Print 157
Cornfield with farmer and equipment
Box 1
Print 164
Cornfield and equipment
Box 1
Print 170
Cornfield on James Wharton Farm, Newtown Square, Pa., 1910
Box 1
Print 175
Potato field, Garrison Farm, Bridgeton, 1910
Box 1
Print 176
Potato field, Mich Farm, 1910
Box 1
Print 180
Potato field, Mich Bros., 1910
Box 1
Print 186
Mat for 1914 raw bone manures ad
Box 1
Print 207
Mat for Supplemental to Baugh's Booklet
Box 1
Print 218
Potato field, farm buildings in background
Box 1
Print 453-A
Hay field with men
Box 1
Print 456
Hay field with men
Box 1
Print 458-B
Hay field with men (similar to 456)
Box 1
Print 459
Hay field with men and equipment
Box 1
Print 463
Potato field with men, 1911
Box 1
Print 481
Potato field, 1911
Box 1
Print 482
Potato field, 1911
Box 1
Print 484
Potato field
Box 1
Print 485
Office and desk at Baugh & Sons, Jan., 1905
Box 1
Print 561B
Mr. C. Howard Ward's house
Box 1
Print 612-A
Mr. C. Howard Ward's house
Box 1
Print 612-B
Family on porch of house
Box 1
Print 637
Bag of Baugh's 12 & 5 phosphate and potash
Box 1
Print 698
Office of J. Watson Craft (dealer in lumber, coal, flour, fertilizer, grain and feed), with personnel in front, Amblen Pa., 1913
Box 1
Print 776
Mat for 1911 raw bone manures ad
Box 1
Print 810
Burton's Point, docks and building
Box 1
Print 838
3-A Crop field with men and Baugh & Sons sign
Empty bags of Baugh & Sons products displayed, 1911 Almanac
Box 1
Print 94
Street scene, town unknown, with store of Charles A. Long, dealer in fertilizer, etc.
Box 1
Print 292-A
Dried cornstalk
Box 1
Print 886
Mat for Baugh's Farmers' 1911 Almanac
Box 1
Print 890
Potato field with farmer and equipment
Box 1
Print 924
Potato field with farmer and horse
Box 1
Print 931
Fire at Union Petroleum Oil Work, 1913
Box 1
Print 949
Potato field with workers during harvesting, and wagon, 1914 Almanac
Box 1
Print 976
Cornfield with man and boy, 1914 Almanac
Box 1
Print 988
Baugh & Sons display and personnel, probably at a fair
Box 1
Print 996
Baugh & Sons exhibit at New York State Fruit Growers Assoc., Rochester, N.Y., 1914
Box 1
Print 1023
Bone shed and workers at a Baugh & Sons plant
Box 1
Print 1041
Potato field, Minch Berry Farm, 1913
Box 1
Print 1071
Tobacco field and farm buildings
Box 1
Print 1107
Tobacco field of Mr. Jacoby
Box 1
Print 1108
Family on porch of house
Box 1
Print 1126
Cornfield with men, 1914
Box 1
Print 1135
Man and woman in field
Box 1
Print 1161
Tobacco field of C. E. Hart, Ayden, N.C., 1914
Box 1
Print 1167
Wm. Wright on farm of Alex C. Ferguson, Burlington, N.J., 1922
Box 1
Print 1600
Field of ensilage corn, Ephraim T. Gill farm, Haddonfield, N.J., 1922
Box 1
Print 1638
A portion of a herd of 175 Ayrshire cattle, Mrs. John R. Valentine's Highland Farm, Bryn Mawr, Pa., 1922
Box 1
Print 1659
A scene around the stables, Highland Farm, 1922
Box 1
Print 1661
Avenue of French poplar trees, Highland Farm, 1922
Box 1
Print 1663
A famous hunter (horse) and his keeper, Highland Farm, 1922
Box 1
Print 1665
Potato field and men, Joseph M. Garrison's farm, Elmer, N.J., 1922
Box 1
Print 1685
Cotton plant, 1922
Box 1
Print 1691
Alvarez y Rodriguez display
Box 1
Print 1823
North Carolina cotton crop of W.E. Askew, 1914 and 1923 Almanacs
Box 1
Print 1826
Cornfield and man, U.H. McCarter's Tower Hill Farm, Red Bank, N.J., 1923
Box 1
Print 1885
Harvesting in Potato field of Minch Bros., 1911
Box 1
Print 1896
Farm produce stand of Fra. Carhart, Hazlet, Keyport, N.J., 1923. Dealer and farmer.
Box 1
Print 1908
Cornfield and people, 1924
Box 1
Print 1943
Cornfield of George Stillwell, Hopewell, N.J., 1925
Box 1
Print 2016
Cornfield of George Stillwell with man in scene, 1925, Hopewell, N.J.
Box 1
Print 2017
Baugh & Sons Co. and Baugh Chemical Co. offices in Seaboard Bank Bldg., Norfolk, Va.
Box 1
Baugh & Sons Co. and Baugh Chemical Co. offices in building
Box 1
E.T. Short, English Tailor & Importer, New York, store and personnel
Box 1
Plant machinery
Box 1
Bone shed (2)
Box 1
Fertilizer bags (2)
Box 1
Baugh & Sons plant, hay wagon, and trade mark, 1913 Almanac
Box 1
Mat for bone meal bag ad
Box 1
Mat for four fertilizer bags for ad
Box 1
George S. Snyder residence
Box 1
Ship at dock unloading bones (2)
Box 1
Plant scene - bone processing
Box 1
Potato field including buildings, men, and equipment
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 871
Four pictures at least one of which was in 1912 Almanac
Box Sec. A OV5
E. H. Keen & Co., flour, feed, and grain dealer
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 876
Town scene with flags and bunting on buildings
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 386
C. Frank Williamson business
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 390
Philips-Thompson Co.'s Christina Mills and Grain Elevator. Old streetcar also in scene. 1912 Almanac.
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 393
Ship Erhard at dock, 1913
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 1015
Baugh's plant at dockside, Baltimore. 1922 Almanac.
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 1575
Mat for picture of fertilizer bag. 1923 Almanac.
Box Sec. A OV5
Print 1833-A
Three plant and dockside scenes Nos. 101-A (1912) Almanac), 91-A, 330-A
Box Sec. A OV5
Man with bags of various Baugh fertilizer products
Box Sec. A OV5
George S. Snyder residence and warehouse, Nos. 344-A, 346-A (1912 Almanac). Includes 389-A, unidentified dealer's establishment, and inset of Delaware River Chemical Works
Box Sec. A OV5

Historical Note

Producers and distributors of phosphate fertilizer and agricultural chemicals, based in Philadelphia, and Norfolk, Va.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Baugh and Sons Company photographs and advertisements, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Baugh and Sons Company photographs and advertisements were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift.

Processing Information

Processed by Noah Huffman, April 2010

Encoded by Noah Huffman, April 2010