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Locomotive Coaling Stations, Link-Belt Co. booklet of cyanotype photographs, circa 1894
Creator: Link-Belt Engineering Co.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1982.301
Extent:   11 images
Abstract:   The Link-Belt Company was founded by William Dana Ewart (1851-1908), who had invented the detachable link-belt in 1874. The flexible metal belt provided a superior system of power transmission and was first used widely in farm machinery. This item is a booklet of 11 cyanotype photographs of locomotive coaling stations designed, erected, and equipped by the Link-Belt Engineering Company.
Leeds & Northrup records, 1911-1939
Creator: Leeds & Northrup Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1110
Extent:   13 microfilm reels
Abstract:   The Leeds & Northrup Company traces its origins to Morris E. Leeds & Company, established by Morris E. Leeds in 1899 to develop and manufacture precision instruments. Their records consists of minutes from the Development and Executive Committes and the Cooperative Association.
Lehigh Coal Mine Company records, 1792-1829
Creator: Lehigh Coal Mine Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0131
Extent:   16 items
Abstract:   Lehigh Coal Mine Company was an unincorporated joint-stock company, established in 1792, with the intention of developing a deposit of anthracite coal discovered by Jacob Weiss and others at what is now Summit Hill in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. The collection consists of documents relating to land ownership and governance of Lehigh Coal Mine Company (LC&N).
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company records, 1847-1971
Creator: Lehigh Valley Railroad Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1917
Extent:   10 linear feet
Abstract:   The Lehigh Valley Railroad Company was one of the major anthracite railroads and formed a secondary trunk line between Jersey City, New Jersey and Buffalo, New York. Their records consist of minute books, corporate histories, voluntary reorganization plans, and an illustrated brochure on Claremont Terminal.
Lea family photograph collection, circa 1845-circa 1920
Creator: Lea family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.012
Extent:   1.0 linear foot
Abstract:   Thomas Lea (1759-1833), the son-in-law of miller Joseph Tatnall, passed on the Tatnall-Lea grain mills in Wilmington, Delaware to his son William Lea. In 1864, William Lea brought his sons Henry and Preston into the firm, changing the name to William Lea & Sons Company. This collection includes portraits of members of the Lea and related families. These include such family names as Tatnall, Warner, Preston, Ferris, Downing, Spruance, Lovett, Moore, Bush, Ely, and others.
Morse-Lea photograph collection, circa 1800-circa 1840
Creator: Lea family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1970.018
Extent:   31 items
Abstract:   The Lea family were among the largest flour mill operators at the Brandywine Falls, north of Wilmington, Delaware, since the 1770s, when Thomas Lea joined in partnership with Joseph Tatnall. The album contains considerable genealogical information on the Lea family, as well as 38 silhouette portraits of members of the Lea and related families. These include family names such as Tatnall, Baily, Bellah, Warner, Pusey, and Rodman.
Lanman & Kemp records, 1840-1925, bulk 1852-1879
Creator: Lanman & Kemp.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2328
Extent:   40 linear feet
Abstract:   Lanman & Kemp was a multi-generational family firm of wholesale druggists in New York City. Their records document the operations of the wholesale drug business in the years before the development of modern pharmaceuticals.
Louis T. Klauder and Associates, Northeast Corridor Demonstration Project photographs, 1951-1970, bulk 1957-1963
Creator: Louis T. Klauder and Associates.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.258
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   Louis T. Klauder and Associates (LTK) is a professional rail transportation engineering consulting firm. LTK were hired to work as consulting engineers for a joint project of the United States Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Railroad called the Northeast Corridor Demonstration Project. This collection contains aerial photographs of the Northeast Corridor railroad route from New York to Boston taken between 1951 and 1965. These images were used to aid in the project. These aerial photographs make up a bulk of the collection. There are several sets of images that show train station exteriors along several routes on the Northeast Corridor. Thirty-eight photographs show the projects test track at Pueblo Army Depot in Colorado. There are four press photographs for Inflight Motion Pictures Inc. and a few renderings of proposed trains.
Louis T. Klauder and Associates, Office of High Speed Ground Transportation job files, 1962-1975
Creator: Louis T. Klauder and Associates
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2609
Extent:   24 linear feet
Abstract:   Founded in 1921, the Philadelphia firm of Louis T. Klauder and Associates specializes in the design and evaluation of railroad and rail transit systems, including equipment, infrastructure and operations. Their collection consists of selected job files covering Klauder's work for the Federal Office of High Speed Ground Transportation in developing the first U.S. high-speed rail project in the Boston-Washington Northeast Corridor during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The collection also includes smaller job files on tangential rail projects and a series of files Robert B. Watson, former Northeast Corridor project coordinator for the Pennsylvania and Penn Central Railroads, brought with him when he joined Klauder in 1972.
L. & R. Organic Products Co., Inc. records, 1927-1944
Creator: L. & R. Organic Products, Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2369
Extent:   5 linear feet
Abstract:   L. & R. Organic Products Co., Inc., was a small, independent firm of manufacturing chemists, founded by brothers Harry L. Lobsenz and Jack Lobsenz and located in New York City. It secured dyes from European, Japanese, and domestic manufacturers, mixed them in a small plant to customer specifications, and retailed them in the U.S., Latin America, and other foreign countries. The records are fragmentary and consist of invoices and correspondence.
For peace and freedom: The official song of the World's Fair of 1940 in New York sheet music, 1940
Creator: LaBarre, Eugene; Paull-Pioneer Music Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2002.242
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This item is the sheet music for the official song of the 1939/1940 New York's World's Fair.
Laflin and Rand Powder Company calendar, 1899
Creator: Laflin and Rand Powder Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1972.351
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Laflin and Rand Powder Company, one of the largest gunpowder manufacturers in the nineteenth century, was formed from several predecessor companies, including the Laflin Powder Company and the Smith & Rand Powder Company. This item is the 1899 calendar with an illustration of a sailor from the U.S.S. Oregon.
Laflin and Rand Powder Company display cards, circa 1902
Creator: Laflin and Rand Powder Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.241
Extent:   4 images
Abstract:   The Laflin and Rand Powder Company, one of the largest gunpowder manufacturers in the nineteenth century, was formed from several predecessor companies. The company was acquired by DuPont in October of 1902, and it was operated as a subsidiary. This is a group of four display card advertisements for Laflin & Rand Powder, probably for point-of-sale or counter display.
W.W. Laird collection of graphic materials and family movies, circa 1880-1975
Creator: Laird, W.W., Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.316
Extent:   20 linear feet
Abstract:   William Winder ‘Chick” Laird, Jr. (1910-1989) was a director of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and a financial advisor, starting his own brokerage firm in Wilmington, Delaware. This collection includes photographs of interiors and exteriors of du Pont family estates and homes in Delaware, as well as portraits and snapshots of du Pont and Laird family members. The collection also contains a large number of lantern slides, blueprints, maps, and film reels of home movies and family skits.
Thomas Lamb papers, 1916-1988
Creator: Lamb, Thomas, 1896-1988
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2181
Extent:   71 linear feet
Abstract:   Thomas Lamb was a industrial designer most noted for his design of physiologically efficient handles. His papers contain drawings, sketches, and artifacts pertaining to Lamb's career, which trace the development of his unique handle design, as well as his pursuits in the fields of textiles, cartoons, and writing, particularly for children.
Jervis Langdon, Jr. papers, 1889-1991
Creator: Langdon, Jervis, Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2068
Extent:   18 linear feet
Abstract:   Jervis Langdon, Jr. (1905-2004) was a railroad executive largely known for rehabilitating ailing railroads and for his influence in the reshaping of national railroad policy in the 1970s. Langdon's papers document the U.S. railroad industry's efforts to obtain a competitive rate rule through Congress in relation to other freight carriers, such as trucks and barges. Also included is material covering Langdon's efforts in revitalizing bankrupt railroads, such as the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific, and the Penn Central reorganization and its subsequent 1980 valuation case.
Original commercial art album, circa 1940
Creator: Laskoski, E., Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2000.220
Extent:  
Abstract:   Commercial art, or advertising art, is art created for an enterprise to communicate reasons to buy goods and services, to create a recognizable logo, or to detail the correct performance of a task. This album consists of examples of original commercial art including lettering, letterheads, labels, a postcard, point-of-sale advertising, newspaper advertising, sketches of people, color separation examples, and a drawing of tableware.
Helen Lasser collection of matchbook covers, 1960s-1970s
Creator: Lasser, Helen, 1904-1980
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.305
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   A match cover or a matchbook cover is a thin piece of cardboard that is folded around a set of match sticks. Chemist, John Walker (1781-1859) invented the match stick in 1827. Joshua Pusey (1842-1906?), an inventor and attorney patented matchbook covers in 1892. Within a short time hotels, restaurants, airlines, and all kinds of stores began advertising using matchbook covers. This is a small collection of matchbook covers from restaurants, hotels, and various local businesses.
Greta Brown Layton collection of du Pont family photographs and engravings, circa 1820s-1900s
Creator: Layton, Greta B., 1924-2014
Repository:   Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.251
Extent:   5.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Greta Brown Layton (1924-2014) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection consists of family portraits and group photographs of ancestors of Greta Brown Layton. The bulk of the collection are portrait engravings of individual members of the du Pont, Hounsfield, Pelleport, Van Dyke, Barksdale, and related families.
Anna Lea cartes-de-visite album, circa 1860s
Creator: Lea, Anna
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.233
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Anna Lea (1849-1927) was the daughter of William Lea (1805-1876) and Jane Scott Lovett (1817-1888). Since the 1770s, the Lea family were among the largest flour mill operators at the Brandywine Falls, north of Wilmington, Delaware. This item is a carte-de-visite photograph album which contains portraits of the Lea and related families, primarily the families of William and Jane Scott Lea’s children (Anna’s siblings, their spouses, nieces, nephews, and friends).
Lebenthal & Co. records, 1925-2000
Creator: Lebenthal & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2617.2
Extent:   8 Cubic feet
Abstract:   Advertising and publicity materials from a small New York brokerage specializing in selling odd lots of municipal bonds to small investors. In the 1970s, 80s and 90s, it employed particularly innovating advertising. For much of its history, it was run by the women of the family.
Cazenove Gardner Lee, Jr. photographs and negatives, circa 1900-1925
Creator: Lee, Cazenove Gardner, 1882-1945
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.085
Extent:   0.5 linear foot
Abstract:   Cazenove Gardner Lee, Jr. (1882-1945) was a genealogist and prolific writer, who founded the Society of Lees of Virginia. This collection conists of photographs and negatives relating to family and career of Cazenove Gardner Lee, Jr. The images are primarily of various gunpowder mills and machinery.
Marguerite du Pont Lee family photographs, undated
Creator: Lee, Marguerite du Pont, 1862-1936
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.021
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   Marguerite du Pont Lee (1862-1936) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthere Irenee du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. This small collection consists of four items belonging to Marguerite du Pont Lee. Two individual portraits, a photograph of a gate, and a decorative leaf.
Electrical power systems records, 1904-2014
Creator: Leeds & Northrup Company. Nathan, Cohn, 1907-1989 North American Power Systems Interconnection Committee.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2612
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Leeds & Northrup Company thrived throughout the twentieth century as a premier manufacturer of precision measuring and scientific equipment. The bulk of the Leeds & Northrup Electrical Power Systems records come from three employees, whose work at Leeds & Northrup spanned from 1928-1981: W. Spencer Bloor (1918-2002), Nathan Cohn (1907-1989), and S. Byron Morehouse. All worked within the Instrumentation and Controls for Electric Power Application Division. The records include papers, presentations, correspondence, memos, blueprints, and other materials relating to the development of a national electrical power grid in the United States. Technological and commercial developments in automatic electric power generation control, stabilization of energy load across regions, and problems of interconnection feature prominently in these materials.
E.B. Leisenring, Jr., papers, 1888-2011, bulk 1953-2004
Creator: Leisenring, E. B., Jr., (Edward Barnes), 1926-2011; Leisenring, E. B., Sr., (Edward Barnes), 1895-1952; Leisenring, Edward B., (Edward Barnes), 1845-1894
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2558
Extent:   4.75 linear feet
Abstract:   Business and personal papers of Philadelphia corporate executive Edward Barnes "Ted" Leisenring, Jr., and his immediate family, with estate papers of his father, mother and paternal grandfather. He was the CEO of a fourth-generation family coal-mining business as well as the quintessential "Philadelphia gentleman" as that category was defined by the sociologist E. Digby Baltzell.
E.B. Leisenring, Jr. photographs, 1954-1994
Creator: Leisenring, E. B., Jr. (Edward Barnes), 1926-2011
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.210
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   E.B. (Edward Barnes) “Ted” Leisenring Jr. (1926-2011) was the CEO of a fourth-generation family coal-mining business. He was president of Westmoreland Coal from 1961 to 1988, and remained as chairman of the board until 1992. This small collection of photographs is from Leisenring’s personal office files, which date between 1954 and 1994. The photographs consist of group and individual portraits, snapshots. The bulk of the material centers around two events: the 1964 Westmoreland Coal Company expansion and the 1970 delegation to the USSR.
Ruth Leverenz Avon Products scrapbook, 1958-1978, 1980
Creator: Leverenz, Ruth (Bury), 1912-2006
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.259
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Ruth (Bury) Leverenz (1912-2006) was a top Avon Sales Representative for twenty years, from 1958 to 1978. Avon Products, Inc. is a manufacturer and direct selling company of beauty products. For many years Leverenz was the number one sales representative in her district and won numerous sales campaigns. During Leverenz's time as an Avon Representative, she compiled sixty pages of historical communications from the company into a scrapbook. The collection provides insight into methods of direct selling, the daily work of an Avon representative, and the experience of women in small business.
Louis E. and Max Levy photograph album, circa 1886-1893
Creator: Levy, Louis Edward, 1846-1919; Levy, Max, 1857-1926
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1976.252
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The brothers Louis Edward Levy (1846-1919) and Max Levy (1857-1926) founded a photoengraving business in Baltimore in 1875. In 1877 they moved to Philadelphia and reorganized the firm as the Levytype Company. Here they introduced their invention (jointly patented on January 4, 1875) of a new photochemical engraving process, which they called "Levy-type". This album contains personal cyanotype photographs of their homes, travels, friends and family.
Lippincott Mercer records, 1956-2004
Creator: Lippincott Mercer (A Division of Mercer Management Consulting, Inc.).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2206
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Lippincott & Margulies, Inc., and its successor Lippincott Mercer, is a major international design consultancy specializing in corporate identity, branding, image, and marketing. They pioneered the post-1950 development of branding as comprehensive corporate identity. The records consist of a set of the company's magazine, Design Sense.
Carol Litchfield collection on the history of salt, 1556-2012, bulk 1777-2012
Creator: Litchfield, Carol D.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.219
Extent:   54 linear feet
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.
Carter Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials, 1707-2007, bulk 1970-2000
Creator: Litchfield, Carter
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2413
Extent:   41 linear feet
Abstract:   As a scientist, Carter Litchfield (1932-2007) studied and specialized in edible fats. In the course of his career Litchfield also built an interesting and significant collection of books, manuscripts, and ephemera relating to the history of fatty materials.
Carter Litchfield photographs and ephemera on the history of fatty materials, 1583-2007, bulk 1970-2000
Creator: Litchfield, Carter
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2007.227
Extent:   16,236 items
Abstract:   This collection of photographs and ephemera relates to Carter Litchfield's activities as a scientist, historian and collector of the history of fatty material. There is also a large collection of advertisements, letterheads, postcards and trade cards.
Raymond Loewy Archive, 1903-1982
Creator: Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2251
Extent:   40.5 linear feet
Abstract:   This collections consist of the Loewy's personal papers, business records, and materials generated and maintained by Loewy's New York Public Relations Department.
Raymond Loewy collection of photographs and audiovisual materials, 1905-1980, bulk 1935-1974
Creator: Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2004.255
Extent:   3930.0 photographic prints
Abstract:   This collection is composed of images of design work Loewy and his firm conducted for corporate American and foreign clients; Loewy's personal photographs; and his speeches and interviews.
Longwood Gardens stereographs, 1934
Creator: Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.288
Extent:   2 photographic prints
Abstract:   Longwood Gardens is a series of formal display gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, that was developed by Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954) after he purchased the site from the Peirce family in 1906. In 1921 he constructed an extensive network of conservatories which contained plantings from many locales, including species from Africa and South America. This collection consists of two homemade stereographs showing different interior views of the conservatory.
Joseph D. Lovell Pennsylvania Railroad System locomotive rosters, 1946
Creator: Lovell, Joseph D.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2386
Extent:   0.6 linear feet
Abstract:   Joseph D. Lovell was a foreman in the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) shops at Altoona, Pa., who used his access to company records to prepare a roster of the locomotives of the PRR and predecessor companies down to 1946 in ten loose-leaf notebooks. This collection consists of duplicates of volumes 1 and 2, plus seven small ledgers of preliminary notes, that were handed down by friends and associates.
John B. Lovis research files on Bethlehem Steel Corporation, 1894-2006, bulk 1963-2003
Creator: Lovis, John B.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2410
Extent:   0.8 linear feet
Abstract:   The records consist of materials collected by John B. Lovis for the writing of his book on the history of the Sparrows Point Plant, plus original Bethlehem Steel documents from his tenure in the Corporate Planning Department.
Raymond Loewy fashion illustrations, 1926-1928
Creator: Lowey, Raymond, 1893-1986
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.232
Extent:   78 items
Abstract:   Raymond Lowey (1893–1986) began his career in America as a fashion illustrator before moving into industrial design. These are reproductions of advertisements copied from Vogue magazine for Bonwit Teller, Saks Fifth Avenue, Delman Shoe Salon and I. Miller shoe stores, and Kayser textiles and hosiery.
Lukens Steel Company records, 1798-1993
Creator: Lukens Steel Company; Lukens, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0050
Extent:   720 linear feet; 3 microfilm reels; 5,390 photographs
Abstract:   Lukens Steel Company was a medium-sized producer of specialty steel products and one of the top three U.S. producers of steel plate. The Lukens Steel Company records documents all aspects of the business from the early 19th century through the 1970s.
William E. Mullestein collection of Luken's Steel Company photographs, circa 1945-1960
Creator: Lukens Steel Company; Mullestein, W.E. (William Ernest), 1911-2005
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1987.258
Extent:   7 images
Abstract:   William E. Mullestein was a graduate of Cornell. He joined the Lukens Steel Company in 1944 and served as president from 1969 to 1974 and chairman from 1974 to 1978. These seven photographs relate to his career at Lukens Steel.
Lunt Silversmiths records, 1929-2007
Creator: Lunt Silversmiths.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2544
Extent:   7.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Lunt Silversmiths designed and manufactured quality sterling holloware, flatware, silverware, and giftware for 107 years. Filing for bankruptcy in 2009, Lunt ceased manufacturing and sold their brand to Read & Barton the following year. Included are administrative records, designs, patterns, photographs, and three-dimensional objects that include moulds, silhouettes, and unstruck blanks. The numerous drawings and sketches that comprise this collection document the talent of skilled craftsmen who worked for the company throughout the twentieth century.
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