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Building Technology Heritage Library
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by Association for Preservation Technology, Int.
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The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides. Trade catalogs are an important primary source to document past design and construction practices. These materials can aid in the preservation and conservation of older structures as well as other research goals. About the Building Technology Heritage Library The BTHL contains materials from various private and...
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Building Technology Heritage Library
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48 p., illus., 28 cm, trade literature
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Topics: electrical, Division 26, wiring
Building Technology Heritage Library
by G. I. Sellers and Sons. Co.
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28p, B&W illus and photos, trade catalog
Topic: Kitchens, Cabinets, Furniture, Kitchen casework, Division 12, furnishings
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Darling Brothers Limited
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Darling Centrifugal Pumps, CCA ID:93-B1068, 1942
Topics: Division 22, pumps, centrifugal pumps
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Northern Electric Company Ltd
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA ID:85-B7501, ca. 1945, 964 p, 28 cm
Topics: Division 26, Electrical, Electrical Systems, Electrical Equipment
Catalogs Collection
by Lanston Monotype Machine Company
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A collection of Matrix Case Arrangements (and some keyboard diagrams) for the Lanston Monotype Composition Caster. This particular collection is from a working binder of such information assembled by a Monotype operator at a firm of typographers. It is presented here in the order found.
Topics: typecasting, composing, monotype, hot metal, matrix case
Building Technology Heritage Library
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1119 p. : ill. ; 24 cm., trade catalog
Topics: telephone equipment, Division 27
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Armstrong Cork Co.
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352 p, color photos and plates, trade catalog
Topic: Flooring, linoleum, Division 09, finishes
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Perfection Stove Co.
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23 p., 28 cm
Topics: oil stoves, cook stoves, water heaters, Division 15
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Montgomery Ward Co.
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1064 p. + inserts, ill., 32 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: Montgomery Ward -- catalogs, building materials -- catalogs, housewares -- catalogs
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sikes Company
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70 p. ; ill. ; 31 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: furniture -- catalogs, office furniture -- catalogs, Division 12, office furniture, chairs, office...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Motel Contract Supply Corp.
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506 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: hospitality furniture -- catalogs, Division 08, Division 10, Division 12, Division 22, Division 23,...
557 p. : ill. ; 28 cm., trade catalog
Topics: laboratory equipment, Division 12, laboratory casework
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders Sales Corporation
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The 1934 specimen book of American Type Founders.
Topics: typefounding, typography, type specimens, letterpress printing
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Morgan Wightman Building Materials
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182 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: millwork (woodwork) -- catalogs, doors -- catalogs, Division 06, Division 08, wood posts and...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Apparatus Co., c1931.
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521 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.; trade catalog
Topics: Scientific instruments, supplies for the physics laboratory, Division 11 - Educational and...
368 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: furniture -- catalogs, Division 12, chairs, tables, shelves, beds, kitchen, equipment, bathroom
Catalogs Collection
by Hugh Davies
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A catalog that documents every piece of electronic music ever composed up to the end of 1966.
Topic: electronic music
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sedgwick Machine Works
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52 p. : ill., port. ; 21 cm. trade catalog
Topics: elevators, Division 14, lifts
Catalogs Collection
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This is the October 1923 issue of the American and English trade journal "Typewriter Topics" (Vol. 55, No. 2). It was published as "The 50th Anniversary Historical Number" to mark the 50th anniversary of the typewriter industry (not of the magazine itself) and consists largely of a long anonymous article entitled "A Condensed History of the Writing Machine: The Romance of Earlier Effort and the Realities of Present Day Accomplishments." The item reprinted here is...
Topic: typewriters
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Kalamazoo Stove Co.
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56 p., ill., 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: residential kitchen appliances, Division 11, ranges, kitchens, Division 10, heating stoves, HVAC,...
Catalogs Collection
by My Antique Stove myantiquestove.com
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circa 1885 Peninsular coal & wood heating stoves catalog. Base burners, oak stoves, & c. Manufactured by The Peninsular Stove Company of Detroit, Michigan.
Topics: antique stoves, catalogue, Peninsular, coal, wood, oak, Detroit, mica, finial, parlor, heat, heating
Catalogs Collection
by Forbin, A. (Alfred)
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Catalogue prix-courant de timbres fiscaux  [Catalog price list of tax stamps.] (Ed. 3) Forbin, A. (Alfred), 1872-1956.;  Amiens, [France];  Yvert & Tellier, 1915.;  797 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Topics: stamps, stamp collecting, revenue, revenue stamps, fiscal
354 p. : ill. ; 23 cm., trade catalog
Topic: artists' materials
Catalogs Collection
by Corona Typewriter Co., Inc.
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User's manual for the folding Corona typewriter. Printing code: 4-6645-150m-8-20
Topic: typewriter manual folding corona
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Julius Blum & Co., Inc.
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124 p., ill, 28 cm, trade catalog, Catalog No. 7
Topics: metals, Division 05, decorative metalwork, ornamental metals, stairs, handrails
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders
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A type specimen book for the Foundry Univers typeface, "Created and cast by Deberny et Peignot, Paris for ATF Type Division." (Elizabeth, NJ: American Type Founders Company, 1968.) Printing code: IP-5M-9-68.
Topics: typefounding, type
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Motor Wheel Corp., Duo-Therm Division
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23 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalogs
Topics: fuel-fired heaters -- catalogs, Division 11, Division 23, water-tube boilers, furnaces, residential...
Catalogs Collection
by Ernest M. Pittaro
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Ernest M. Pittaro, Photo Lab Index Compact Edition, The Cumulative Formulary of Standard Recommended Procedures , Fountain Press, 1979 ISBN-10: 0871001160 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 77-79076 Digitized by Atelierele Albe , 20151028
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Topics: photography, technique, black and white, darkroom
Catalogs Collection
by Lee Lapin
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The Covert Catalog - Surveillance, Covert Entry, and Investigative Equipment Suppliers
Topics: surveillance, catalog, directory, espionage
Building Technology Heritage Library
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314 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: furniture -- catalogs, Division 12, Division 10, residential furniture, couches and loveseats,...
Catalogs Collection
by Typefounders of Chicago, subsidiary of Castcraft
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A type specimen book of Typefounders of Chicago (a subsidiary of Castcraft). No date, but after 1943 (city zone codes) and before 1963 (no ZIP code); probably before 1959 (their acquisition of Neon Type). Brown cover showing a drawing of a matrix carrier and holder assembly for a Thompson Type Caster. Also contains information on their sorts and line service. Also contains type imported by Amsterdam Continental.
Topics: typecasting, typefounding, type specimens, typography
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Privazone Council of America
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63 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Cole Steel Equipment Co.
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79 p., col. ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
Topics: office furniture -- catalogs, Division 12, office furniture, metal case goods, filing cabinets,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
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1 v. : chiefly ill., plans ; 28 x 39 cm., trade catalog
Topics: railroad stations, bus stations, Division 10, lockers, metal lockers
Catalogs Collection
by Watkins And Doncaster
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Nineteen Sixties (?) catalog of entomological equipment
Topics: entomologia, equipamento, catalogo, entomology, equipment, apparatus, entomologie, fournitures
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Majestic Co.
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[6] p., ill., 16 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: waste bins -- catalogs, Division 11, trashcans, waste, garbage, outdoors
Building Technology Heritage Library
by American Seating Company
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212 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
Topics: furniture -- catalogs, classroom equipment and supplies -- catalogs, playground equipment --...
Catalogs Collection
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Winter sale catalog of the Allied Radio company.  Sale ends March 31, 1966.
Topics: amateur, radio, electronics, vintage, chicago, home electroncs, knight kits, hobby electronics
Catalogs Collection
by The Kelsey Company
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Kelsey Printers' Supply Book. (Meriden, CT:The Kelsey Company, 1946-1949). Catalog of printing supplies, including type and presses, manufactured and/or sold by The Kelsey Company. "Everything for the printer."
Topics: printing, printing presses, printing supplies, printing type
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Chambers Built-Ins Company
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[28] p., ill, 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: stoves, ovens, dishwasher, Division 10, residential kitchen appliances, kitchens
Building Technology Heritage Library
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60 p., ill., 16 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: stencils -- catalogs, Division 09, paint
Building Technology Heritage Library
by General Motors Co.
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[22] p. : ill. ; 18 x 21 cm.
Topics: traffic engineering, city planning, future city, urban design
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Kalamazoo Stove Company
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32 p., ill., 26 cm, trade catalog
Topics: kitchen cabinets -- catalogs, Division 12, kitchens, kitchen casework, furniture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Otis Brothers & Co.
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46 p., [2] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm. trade catalog
Topics: elevators -- catalogs. Division 14, elevators, lifts
336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm., trade catalog
Topics: drawing instruments, drafting instruments, surveying -- instruments
Catalogs Collection
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A 24 page pocket catalogue for Pickett slide rules, scientific and educational equipment. The catalogue is designated POCKET CATALOG 608. 
Topics: Pickett, slide rule, catalogue, catalog
Catalogs Collection
by Golding and Company
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"Improved Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue, 1881: Presses and Tools and Printing Materials." (Boston: Golding & Co., 1881.) This digital edition was scanned by Stephen O. Saxe from his copy, with additional image preparation by Dr. David M. MacMillan. This catalogue is a part of An Archive of Amateur Press Catalogues. For a page linking to other catalogues in this archive, go to: https://archive.org/details/AnArchiveOfAmateurPressCatalogues
Topics: golding, printing presses, printing press, type
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Union School Furnishing Co.
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96 p., illus., 28 cm, trade catalog, Catalog no. M-29
Topics: seating, Division 12, furnishing, classroom furniture, schools, school supplies
Catalogs Collection
by Pickett
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Early Pickett slide rule catalogue.
Topics: slide rule, Pickett, catalogue, catalog
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Knoll Associaties, Inc.
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5 items : ill. ; 31 cm., trade catalog
Topics: furniture, Division 12, office furniture, textiles
Catalogs Collection
by Scott Aviation in Lancaster New York 14086 USA
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1955 Scott Aviation General Aviation Products Catalog #3481 – LancasterNew YorkUSA
Topics: Scott Aviation, Earle M. Scott, Scott Safety, AVOX Systems, Lancaster New York, Erie Street,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by American Seating Company
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48 p., illus., 28 cm, trade catalog, Catalog no. 303
Topics: seating, Division 12, furnishing, classroom furniture, schools
Catalogs Collection
by Arnold Sintnicolaas
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Corbin Locks 1854 No. 2
Topic: ??
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Thonet
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1 folder (44 leaves) : all ill. ; 22 cm., trade catalog
Topics: furniture -- catalogs, Division 12
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Gladys and Gustave Plochere
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110 p., ill., 32 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: paint -- catalogs, Division 09, finishes, painting
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Home Builders' Associaion of Greater St Louis
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36 p. ; ill., plans ; 22 cm. trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
200 p. : ill. (some col., some mounted) ; 38 cm., trade catalog
Topics: windows, Division 08, stained glass, casement windows, ornamental metals, hardware
[8] p. : ill. ; 28 cm., trade catalog
Topics: wallpaper, Division 09, interior decoration
Catalogs Collection
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This is edition 4220-H of the manual for the Steptoe brand of metalworking shaper.
Catalogs Collection
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Catalog M-61 from the Fair Radio Sales Company of Lima, Ohio.  Presumed to be from 1961 but date is uncertain.  Great picture of what was available on the surplus market back then.
Topics: military, ham radio, surplus, radio, electronics, test equipment
Catalogs Collection
by Ludlow Typograph Company
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Booklet of specimens and showings of Christmas and holiday-season themed ornament matrices for the Ludlow Typograph Machine. Undated, but published prior to Ludlow's adoption of city zone codes (introduced 1943) in their publications.
Topics: linecasting, ludlow typograph, ornaments
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. and Pittsburgh Corning Corp
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2 items, ill (some color) 28 cm
Topics: storefronts, aluminum-framed storefronts, display windows, glass, structural glass, carrara glass
Building Technology Heritage Library
by R.D. Cole Manufacturing Co.
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16 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. trade catalogs.
Topic: Metalwork -- Catalogs. Storage tanks -- Catalogs. Water tanks -- Catalogs, Division 33, water...
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders
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Catalog of American Type Founders Company ornaments, special characters, initials, monograms, etc. for letterpress printing type. Edition TY-137. Printing code: 25M 657LC (dating it to June 1957; it also explicitly bears the date "June 1957").
Topics: typefounding, type
Catalogs Collection
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Allied Radio Catalog Radio's Leading Supply Guide
Topics: electronics, radio, catalog
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Otis Elevator Co.
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44 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: elevators -- catalogs, Division 14
Building Technology Heritage Library
by C. F. Pease Company
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272 p., [1] leaf of plates ; ill. (some col.), plan ; 24 cm., trade catalog
Topics: drawing materials, blueprinting, drafting
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears Roebuck & Co.
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90 p., ill.  28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: furniture -- catalogs, Division 12, office equipment -- catalogs
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
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Title from cover
Topics: Theo. A. Kochs (Firm), Barbershops
Source: folio
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
by Sherwin-Williams Company
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Cover title
Topics: Stencils and stencil cutting, Paint
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Shepard Elevator Co.
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[12] p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: elevators -- catalogs, Division 14
Building Technology Heritage Library
by C. J. Lundstrom Mfg. Co.
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32 p., ill, 23 cm, trade catalog
Topics: shelving for book -- catalogs, bookcases, Division 11, library equipment
Catalogs Collection
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The Printer Manufacturing Co.'s "Illustrated Catalogue of Printing Presses and Printing Materials."  This is an 1874 catalog of printing presses, type, and supplies by what would later become the Golding & Company (they are listed here only as "Managers").  20 pages, plus covers. This digital edition was scanned by Stephen O. Saxe from his copy, with additional image preparation by Dr. David M. MacMillan. This catalogue is a part of An Archive of Amateur Press...
Topics: golding, pearl, printing press, pearl, diamond, printing press, printing presses
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders
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One-line specimen book for American Type Founders (ATF) typefaces. This is a 1969 reprint of edition TY-154; it appeared earlier in at least 1966 (see http://www.archive.org/details/ATFHandyTypeIndexTY154 )
Topics: typefounding, type