Hardware Scrapbook, 1896-1910

Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box R003

Title: Hardware Scrapbook, 1896-1910


Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 22


Description:   The scrapbook is a collection of printed material pertaining to the types of hardware sold by D. F. Buchmiller, such as tags and receipts from many different types of locks and latches.  Some of the locks include gunlocks, cabinet locks, door locks, padlocks and bicycles locks with their respective chain. The receipts and tags develop a homemade catalog.


Conditions for Access:  Restricted access. Please make an appointment with the Director of Archival Services for viewing.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.


Subjects:   Locks and keys.

Locks and keys — Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Locks and keys — United States — History.


Combination locks.

Cabinet hardware.

Hinges — Design and construction.

Bicycles and bicycling — Safety measures.

Firearms — Safety measures.



Receipts (financial records)


Lancaster (Pa.)


Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 153.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.