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Guide to the Joseph T. Ryerson & Son special machinery and machine tools sales bulletins, 1912-1919

Summary

Metal and machinery manufacturing firm founded in 1842, based in Chicago, Ill. Collection includes numbered bulletins and catalogs describing a variety of milling, metal-working and other industrial machinery and machine parts and tools as well as varieties of metal stock. Bulletins also include technical specifications, suggested uses, testimonials of users and promotional materials showing Ryerson metals used in airplanes, automobiles and other manufactured items. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11667
Title
Ryerson special machinery and machine tools sales bulletins
Date
1912-1919
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection includes numbered bulletins and catalogs describing a variety of milling, metal-working and other industrial machinery and machine parts and tools as well as varieties of metal stock. Bulletins also include technical specifications, suggested uses, testimonials of users and promotional materials showing Ryerson metals used in airplanes, automobiles and other manufactured items. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Arrangement

Aranged numerically by bulletin number.

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Collection is open for research.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Joseph T. Ryerson & Son special machinery and machine tools sales bulletins, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Contents of binder, 1912-1919
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Metal and machinery manufacturing firm founded in 1842, based in Chicago, Ill. Incorporated 1888; public stock offering 1996.

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Provenance

The Joseph T. Ryerson & Son special machinery and machine tools sales bulletins were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Sept. 2018;

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2013-0061