Gerald P. Mace Collection of Textile Industry Photographs

Collection Number: 6663 P

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Gerald P. Mace Collection of Textile Industry Photographs, 1959
Collection Number:
6663 P
Creator:
Gerald P. Mace
Quantity:
1 file folder
Forms of Material:
Photographs.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photos taken of the machine shop at the Merrimack Manufacturing Company.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Originally housed in envelope labelled "Photos of Machine Shop - Merrimack Manufacturing Co. - For Jim Mace in return for many kindnesses - W.G. Ogden, Jr., Experimental Machine Work, Winter St., R.F.D., South Lincoln, Mass."
SUBJECTS

Names:
Fitchburg Machine Works.
Gay, Silver & Company.
Ira Gay and Company.
Merrimack Manufacturing Company.
Rock River Woolen Mills (Janesville, Wis.)
Saws
Silver & Gay's Machine Shop (North Chelmsford, Mass.)
Silver, Gay & Company (North Chelmsford, Mass.)

Subjects:
Blacksmithing
Brooms and brushes
Electric welding
Gear-cutting machines
Industrial equipment
Lathes
Machine shops
Machine-tools
Milling machinery
Planing-machines
Press
Pulleys
Shears (Machine-tools)
Spindles (Textile machinery)
Textile industry--England
Textile machinery
Tools
Woodworking machinery
Wrenches
Industries--Fitchburg (Mass.)
Industries--Worcester (Mass.)

Geographic Subjects:
Dexter (Me.)
Putnam (Conn.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
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Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Gerald P. Mace Collection of Textile Industry Photographs #6663 P. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6780: Merrimack Manufacturing Records

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1959
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Merrimack Manufacturing Co., 1822- 1959, Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gay, Silver & Co. founded in 1832 by Ira Gay of Dunstable, N.H. - Aug 1836-1859 with the above style [Ira Gay & Co., 1832-1836 (August)]. May 22, 1834 - see South Midd'x Registry of Deeds, Lincoln Drake to Ira Gay, Record book 332, pp. 130-132. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gay, Silver & Company was called North Chelmsford Machine Co. from 1898 until February 1905. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Rock River, 1917. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Possibly by Gay, Silver & Company before 1870. The step pulley is made of wood. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Merrimack Manufacturing Co. #31. Patented March 14, 1871 by Salmon W. Putnam, Jr. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1959
Format: black and white photograph
13 July 1959. Photograph by Oswald Cammann, MIT, for W. G. Ogden, Jr.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Silver & Gay Company, North Chelmsford, Mass., 1860-1897 with the above style, Assessor's Records town of Chelmsford. Merrimack Manufacturing Co. #22 Basement. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Blacksmith & Welding Shop, Merrimack Manufacturing Co Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1959
Format: black and white photograph
July 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gay, Silver & Company, North Chelmsford, Mass., authority of W. G. Ogden, Jr., August 1836-1859. Merrimack Manufacturing Co. #23. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Gay, Silver & Company, August 1836- 1859. Closed business in 1924 as North Chelmsford Machine & Supply Co., February 1905-1924. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Wood, Light & Co., Worcester, 1875. Double Head, engine lathe 20" swing x 21' O.A. Merrimack Manufacturing Co. #2. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Putnam Machine Works, 1910. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Silver & Gay Company, 1860-1897. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Putnam Machine Works, 1910. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
In Brush Shop, 2nd floor. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Silver & Gay Company, 1860-1897. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Racine 1916. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1 1959
Format: black and white photograph
Machine Shop, Merrimack Manufacturing Co. July 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Brainard Milling Machine Co., 1910. Merrimack Manufacturing Co. #33. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Wood, Light & Co. Worcester, 1875. Double Head, Engine Lathe 20" swing x 21' O.A. - Merrimack Manufacturing Co. #2. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Old Chain Feed Lathe, converted to Tin Covering Machine, 1875. Possibly Gay, Silver & Co. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
This is possibly and Engine Lathe by Gay, Silver & Co., the legs bear a strong resemblance to those on the Slabber. The style of this lathe is definitely before 1870. Merrimack Manufacturing Co #16. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
The Powell Planer Co., Worcester, 1880. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Old Chain Feed Lathe, converted to Tin Covering Machine, 1875. Possibly Gay, Silver & Co. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
1870. Photograph taken ca. 1959. B35
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Note Raising Blocks and Square Tailstock spindle. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Smith & Coventry, Manchester, England, Merrimack Manufacturing Co. #51. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Fitchburg Machine Works No. 2, 1885. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Fay & Scott, Builders, Dexter, Maine, 1890. Note swiveling headstock. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
In Brush Shop 2nd floor. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Fitchburg Machine Works No. 2, 1885. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.
Box 1 Folder 1
Format: black and white photograph
Forged Tap and Reamer Wrenches. Photograph taken ca. 1959.
Format: black and white photograph.