Preliminary Guide to the James C. Williams Trade Catalog Collection

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Preliminary Guide to the James C. Williams Trade Catalog Collection, ca. 1911-1930s

Collection number: Mss 170

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    02 October 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James C. Williams Trade Catalog Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1911-1930s
Collection Number: Mss 170
Collector: Williams, James C.
Extent: .8 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Abstract: Trade catalogs from various companies and a few trade magazines; most pertain to mining, drilling, milling, and smelting.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

James C. Williams Trade Catalog Collection. Mss 170. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of James C. Williams, 1991.

Biography

James C. Williams was the Director of the California History Center & Foundation (Cupertino, California).

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains trade catalogs from various companies and a few trade magazines, brought together by James C. Williams, Director of the California History Center & Foundation (Cupertino, California). Materials are arranged by name of company or publication. Most pertain to mining, drilling, milling, and smelting. A few are from California.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Allis-Chalmers (Milwaukee, WI), 1927

Box 1: 2

American Brass Company (Waterbury, CT), 1932

Box 1: 3

Anaconda Copper Mining Company (Butte, MT), ca. 1915

Box 1: 4

C. Kirk Hillman Company (Seattle, WA), ca. 1935

Box 1: 5

Colonial Steel Company (Pittsburgh, PA), 1925

Box 1: 6

Compressed Air Magazine, 1931

Box 1: 7

Deister Concentrator Company (Fort Wayne, IN), ca. 1920s-early 1930s

Box 1: 8

Denver Equipment Co. (Denver, CO), ca. 1930s

Box 1: 9

Dings Magnetic Separator Co. (Milwaukee, WI), ca. 1917

Box 1: 10

Dorr Company (New York City), 1928, 1930

Box 1: 11

E. J. Longyear Company (Minneapolis, MN), 1925

Box 1: 12

Galligher Company (Salt Lake City, UT), 1931

Box 2: 1

General Engineering Company, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT and New York City), 1930

Box 2: 2

Hardinge Company (York, PA), 1925-1931

Box 2: 3

Hercules Powder Co. (Wilmington, DE), 1934

Box 2: 4

Lubrication, 1932

Box 2: 5

Merrill Company (San Francisco, CA), ca. 1925

Box 2: 6

Mine & Smelter Supply Co. (Denver, CO), 1934

Box 2: 7

Pan-American Engineering Corp. - Bunting Iron Works (San Francisco and Berkeley, CA), n.d.

Box 2: 8

Power, 1911

Box 2: 9

Ross Screen and Feeder Co. (New York City), 1930

Box 2: 10

Smith Engineering Works (Milwaukee, WI), ca. 1920s-early 1930s

Box 2: 11

Southwestern Engineering Corporation (Los Angeles, CA), ca. 1920s

Box 2: 12

Traylor Vibrator Company (Denver, CO), n.d.