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Instruments for Science, 1800-1914: Scientific Trade Catalogs in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Evans Progressive Electro-Dynamic Equipment
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 1914)
Pagination and Size: 35 p.; 26 x 17 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs & Clippings; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: generators, transformers and armatures
Notes: Item Number: 51677. Bulletin No. 12; Includes prices on ammeters and batterys; list of schools using equipment.
Subject Area: Electricity
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Cenco Certified Chemicals
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 19--)
Pagination and Size: 35 p.; 16 x 9 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: chemical products
Notes: Item Number: 51676. Bulletin # 101; Includes forward; maximum limits of impurities.
Subject Area: Chemistry
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Brennan's Mono=Rail Car
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 1910)
Pagination and Size: 8 p.; 26 x 17 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: rail car balancers
Notes: Item Number: 51673. Includes price; endorsement letters.
Subject Area: Electricity
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Biological Apparatus and Supplies
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 1911)
Pagination and Size: 99 p.; 25 x 17 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: microscopes, bacteriological incubators and dissecting instruments
Notes: Item Number: 51678. Catalogue N; Includes prices; index.
Subject Area: Biology
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Physical and Chemical Apparatus
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 1909)
Pagination and Size: 302 p.; 26 x 17 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: hydraulic presses, water turbines and transformers
Notes: Item Number: 51679. Catalogue M; Includes prices; index.
Subject Area: Physics ; Chemistry ; Education
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Physical and Chemical Apparatus
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 1912)
Pagination and Size: 515 p.; 26 x 17 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: spectroscopes, motors and meterological sets
Notes: Item Number: 51680. Catalogue M, Reprinted March 1915; Includes prices; index.
Subject Area: Physics ; Chemistry ; Education
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Apparatus for Wireless Telegraphy
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 191-)
Pagination and Size: 24 p.; 25 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: condensers, transformers and oscillators
Notes: Item Number: 51681. Catalog W; Includes prices; index.
Subject Area: Electricity
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Standard Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Company Name: Central Scientific Company
Title: Physical and Chemical Apparatus
Imprint: United States (Chicago, IL: 1914)
Pagination and Size: 515 p.; 25 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: barometers, pulleys and centrifuges
Notes: Item Number: 51744. Includes index; prices; note to science teachers; ordering instructions; shipping instructions; description of the instruments; use of instruments; function of instruments.
Subject Area: Physics ; Chemistry ; Education
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