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Ephemera

Description

Series includes C.G. Sargent's Sons catalogs and competitor catalogs, print engravings of Charles Grandinson Sargent with the original engraving plate as well as engravings of the original Sargent Mill, an engraved drawing of a parallel rake wool washer, and one framed photo. The catalogs in this series are from competitors in Boston, Lowell, North Andover, New Hampshire, New York, and England. Catalogs from both the Sargent Corporation and its competitors include parts lists with basic illustrations, print engravings of machines, and extensive technical descriptions of machine's functions. Sargent's catalogs also feature testimonials from customers. No prices are listed in any of the catalogs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trade catalogs
photographs
engravings (prints)
steel engravings (visual works)

Physical Description

2.24 linear feet (8 folders, 1 oversized box, and materials in 1 flat file)

Collection Code

CC016

Collection Name

C. G. Sargent's Sons collection

Reference Code

CC016.04

Record Details

Material Type

trade catalogs
photographs
engravings (prints)
steel engravings (visual works)

Description Level

Series

Arrangement

Arrangement

A chronological arrangement scheme was imposed during processing due to no original order.