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Salt industry and trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Carol Litchfield collection on the history of salt

 Collection
Accession: 2012-219
Abstract:

This collection includes ephemera, postcards, films, advertisements, photographs, documents and objects relating to the history of salt. The collection was assembled by Carol Litchfield (1936-2012), a biologist and biochemist with an interest in halophiles and salt history. These items document the history and development of salt manufacturing throughout the world. Historic and modern methods of salt harvesting are depicted from various areas around the world.

Additionally, this collection includes documentation of Carol’s personal research and participation in salt related conferences and programs.

Dates: 1556-2012; Majority of material found within 1777-2012

Wright family papers

 Collection
Accession: 2575
Abstract:

Papers of four generations of the Wright family of Monmouth County, New Jersey, and Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, particularly of Samuel G. Wright (1781-1845), Philadelphia merchant and general entrepreneur, and his son, Harrison Gardiner Wright (1810-1885), a gentleman farmer.

Dates: 1805-1887