Mather & Platt Graphics

Collection Number: 6773 G

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Mather & Platt Graphics, 1874-1885
Collection Number:
6773 G
Creator:
Mather & Platt
Quantity:
1 file folder
Forms of Material:
Graphics.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Images of machinery made by Mather and Pratt in the late 19th century.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Mather & Platt of Manchester, England, was formed in 1853 by the merger of two machinery building companies, one begun by Pete Mather in 1817 and the other, Salford Iron Works, begun by John and Thomas Sherratt in 1829 and later taken over by John Platt. Mather & Platt made textile machinery, steam engines, turbine pumps, dynamos, and other machinery.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes images of steam engines and other machinery built by Mather & Pratt during the late 19th century. Includes images of a turbine pump, dynamos, a boring machine, diagonal steam engines, a printing machine, and other machinery.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Mather & Platt.

Subjects:
Boring machinery
Drying equipment industry
Electric power
Lighting
Linen
Napping machines
Steam-engines
Textile fabrics
Textile finishing
Textile machinery
Textile printing
Textile technology-General
Turbines

Form and Genre Terms:
Graphics


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Mather & Platt Graphics #6773 G. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1874-1885
Box 1 Folder 1 1865
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts image of woman sitting at large finishing machine circa 1865. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1885
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts printing machine circa 1885. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1878
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts steam engine driving dynamo circa 1878. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1877
Format: Graphics
print depicts early calendering machine circa 1877. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1885
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts the side and front views of the dynamo circa 1885. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1876
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print shows image of steaming chamber circa 1876. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1880
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts raising [napping] machine circa 1880. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1885
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts the dynamo circa 1885. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1885
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts turbine pump circa 1885. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1879
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts beetling machine circa 1879. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1878
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts diagonal steam engine circa 1878. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.
Box 1 Folder 1 1874
Format: Graphics
Photomechanical print depicts boring machine with workmen circa 1874. 28 x 22 cm.
Format: Graphics.