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Austin Powder Company album

Accession 1973.231

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library

PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807

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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Austin Powder Company album (Accession 1973.231), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807


Descriptive Summary

Title: Austin Powder Company album
Dates: circa 1900
Accession Number: 1973.231
Creator: Austin Powder Company.
Extent: 27 items
Physical Description: 1 album (27 photographic prints) : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. mounted on linen backings.
Location: Box 3
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: The Austin Powder Company began in 1833 at a site south of Cleveland, Ohio along the Cuyahoga River. The album contains photographic prints of the Austin Powder Company's plant near Solon, Ohio, circa 1900.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


Historical Note

The Austin Powder Company began in 1933 at a site south of Cleveland, Ohio along the Cuyahoga River.


Scope and Content

The first two photographs are copies of maps of the property of the Austin Powder Company near Solon, Ohio. One of them is dated 1891. The remaining photographs show exteriors of structures on the properties, including railroad tracks and cars as well as hand carts also on tracks. Only two of the photographs include people.


Access Points

Explosives industry--Ohio.
Gunpowder industry--Ohio.