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Agricultural machinery industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

McCormick (C. H.) Company records

Identifier: c-00218
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three circulars from the McCormick Company regarding McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Each of the circulars advertises an official company agent selling the reaper and other farm machinery. One of the circulars includes a reprinted newspaper article describing a suit bought by Cyrus H. McCormick for patent infringement.

Dates: 1850, 1874

Oliver Corporation collection

Identifier: 00094
Scope and Contents The collection includes business records, newspaper clippings, catalogs, centennial articles, and historical data related to the Oliver Corporation and its owners. Also included in the collection are photographs from the Centennial of Oliver Corporation, ranging from the banquet that was held to the plant tours given by the executives. There are also photographs of Oliver Corporation train cars, board members, and a group photograph of the National Association of Thresher Manufacturers from...
Dates: 1870 - 1961