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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ferracute Machine Company records

Accession: 2200

The Ferracute Machine Company was a press and die business founded by inventor Oberlin Smith (1840-1926) in Bridgeton, New Jersey, in 1863. It was incorporated in 1877, and ceased operations in 1968. This group of Ferracute Machine Company records is a small fragment preserved by an employee that primarily contains legal files and financial statements.

Dates: 1916-1969

Hercules, Incorporated price-fixing case records

Accession: 2507

Hercules Inc. was a manufacturer of chemicals and munitions based in Wilmington, Delaware. On April 23, 1986, the Commision of the European Economic Community ruled that several firms, including S.A. Hercules Chemicals N.V., the Belgian subsidiary of Hercules Incorporated, had violated Article 85(1) of the Treaty of Rome by enganging in price-fixing arrangements for the sale and marketing of polypropylene between 1977 and 1983. This collection consists of two volumes related to the company's appeal.

Dates: 1984-1989

William Deas letterbook

Accession: 0667

William Deas (1768-1806) was a merchant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Initially, Deas was in a partnership with David Knox (dates unknown) and James Henderson (1756-1801) Knox, Henderson, and Co., which formed in 1796. After that partnership was dissolved, William Deas and David Knox formed a new partnership, Knox and Deas, located at 30 Front Street in Philadelphia. The business imported and sold textiles and garment-making items as well as dry goods and other things. This collection consists of a letterbook of approximately 175 pages of business transactions from William Deas to his business partner, English merchant David Knox, from 1800 to 1803 inclusively.

Dates: 1800-1803