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    Celluloid Corporation Records, 1883-1943.
     
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    Creator: 
    Celluloid Corporation (creator).
    Title: 
    Celluloid Corporation Records, 1883-1943.
    Uniform Title: 
    Bakelite
    Phy. Description: 
    3 cu. ft.: 3 boxes.
    Digital Reference: 
    Finding aid
    Bio / His Notes: 
    The Celluloid Manufacturing Company is the original corporate name of the present Celluloid Corporation. It was founded in 1872 to present celluloid to the world. The word "celluloid" was registered as a trademark in 1873 by its inventor, John Wesley Hyatt.
    Scope and Content: 
    Trade catalogs; price lists; notebooks; promotional literature; patents; a salesman's kit including samples; photographs and prints of plant buildings, personnel, celluloid molds and by-products.
    Organization: 
    Divided into four series: Series 1: Publications, 1891-1935; Series 2: Trade Catalogs, 1883-1928; Series 3: Salesman's Kits, 1937-1943; Series 4: Photographs, undated
    Provenance: 
    Transferred from the Division of Physical Sciences, 4/5/83.
    Finding aids: 
    Register available from repository, and is online, linked to this record. Click on the "finding aids" box.
    Cite as: 
    Celluloid Corporation Records, 1883-1943, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Physical sciences
    Chemistry
    Celluloid
    Plastics -- Molding
    Subject-Name: 
    Celluloid Manufacturing Company
    Nepera Chemical Company
    Form / Genre: 
    Price lists
    Catalogs
    Patents
    Notebooks
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Co-Creator: 
    Hyatt, John Wesley, inventor (collector).
    Item Information
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0009Add Copy to MyList

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