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Textile fabrics -- Sample books

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for all types of textile samples and fabric swatches.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Color Association of the United States records

Accession: 1983

The Color Association of the United States (CAUS) was organized on February 19, 1915 as the Textile Color Card Association (TCCA) for the purpose of standardizing colors for the textile trade. Their records include minutes; reports; staff and membership files; publications; advertisements; cloth samples; seasonal bulletins; and color cards. Color standardization services for the government and various industries are documented as well.

Dates: 1915-1983

DuPont (China), Inc. records

Accession: 2362

DuPont (China), Inc. was a firm established to manage the exports of dyestuffs manufactured in China by the DuPont Company's Organic Chemicals Department. The collection consists of materials from DuPont's Organic Chemicals Department in China and a group of reports and notebooks describing the beginnings of DuPont's dyestuffs ventures in East Asia.

Dates: 1921-1951; Majority of material found within 1941-1950

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Lavoisier Library archival collection

Accession: 2632

The Textile Fibers Department of the DuPont Company was established in 1936 (known then as the Rayon Department) which specialized in researching and developing synthetic fibers for fabrics such as Rayon, Nylon, Teflon, Corian, and Kevlar. Lavoisier Library is the library at the DuPont Company's Experimental Station, a large industrial research facility focused on innovative advancements in chemistry located in Wilmington, Delaware. The records in this collection consists of files assembled to document various aspects of the company's history, its policies and products, and the writings and speeches of executives and researchers.

Dates: 1902-2011

L. & R. Organic Products Co., Inc. records

Accession: 2369

The L. & R. Organic Products Co., Inc. records consist of invoices for imports as well as business and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1927-1944

Sketches and samples, 1931-1975

Accession: 2460Identifier: 2460-III.
Scope and Contents:

Series 3, Sketches and Samples, consists of various sketch and sample books as well as Geist & Geist’s swatch books.

Dates: 1931-1975

Textile Color Card Association/Color Association of the United States

Accession: 2188Identifier: 2188-II.
Dates: 1879-2000; Majority of material found within 1895-1985

William Pahlmann papers

Accession: 2388

The William Pahlmann papers provide a rich insight into the world of interior design in the middle of the twentieth century. Pahlmann (1900-1987) was well known for his use of bold colors, textures and mix of antique and modern furnishings. Stressed in all of his work, were the conventions of comfort and functionality as well as his clients individual tastes. The William Pahlmann Papers are organized into thirty unique series of varying sizes. The papers are organized into correspondence, publicity files, renderings, samples, artifacts, design plans, and client invoices.

Dates: 1927-1976