Massachusetts Horn Smiths : A Century of Combmaking, 1775-1875

Description

Enoch Noyes was a farmer living in Old Newbury, Mass., in the mid-18th century. A shop Noyes set up in his own house is suggested to be the beginning of the American combmaking industry. Mary Musser follows the rise and fall of combmaking in what was once the country's combmaking capital.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 244

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1978.068.251.005

Abstract

Enoch Noyes was a farmer living in Old Newbury, Mass., in the mid-18th century. A shop Noyes set up in his own house is suggested to be the beginning of the American combmaking industry. Mary Musser follows the rise and fall of combmaking in what was once the country's combmaking capital.

Date Notes

Volume 68, Number 251 (Winter/Spring, 1978)

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Record Details

Originator

Mary Musser (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1978). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England