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Sewing Machines | Historical Trade Literature in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Seams of the leading sewing machines illustrated and compared.
Imprint: [Between 1861 and 1876]
Pages: 12
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 13, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27.
Descriptive Notes: Cloth with stitching samples included in piece.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 1 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 852

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover, Baker and Company
Title: Patent sewing machine adapted to sewing leather and all kinds of cloth.
Imprint: 1853
Pages: 23
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: A, B, C, D, E, spooling machine.
Descriptive Notes: Testimonials; price lists; description of Grover and Baker Company machine's unique features.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 1 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 851

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's improved lock-stitch sewing machine. / No. 9, simple, durable, light running, rapid, easily operated.
Imprint: [Between 1869 and 1876]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Model represented: 9.
Descriptive Notes: Testimonials.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 1 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 858

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's sewing machines.
Imprint: [Between 1860 and 1876]
Pages: 12
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 1, 9, 23, 24, 25, 27.
Descriptive Notes: Price list; pictures of each machine.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 1 ; Folder 1 (about locations)
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Record Number: 859

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Directions for using Grover and Baker machines.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 26
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Description of parts of machines and how to use them.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1099

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Public squares. / Pleasant drives.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Directions to Grover and Baker's Philadelphia office from various locations.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1102

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Home Scene on Mr. Aston's first evening with Grover and Baker's celebrated family sewing machine. / Containing directions for using and a discussion of the relative merits of stitches.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 40
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Directions on major sewing techniques
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1100

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Home Scene of Mr. Astor's first evening with Grover and Baker's celebrated family sewing machine. / Containing directions for using, etc. etc.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 34
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Directions for using sewing machine parts.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1101

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Business card for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company]
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Business card for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1103

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker sewing machines were awarded the highest premiums at the state fairs of…
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Lists state fairs where Grover and Baker's machines were awarded.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1104

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's celebrated family sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker's sewing machine; prices; locations of offices; testimonials.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1105

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Sewing machines. / General superiority of Grover and Baker Company's sewing machines.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing machines. prices illustrations
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1106

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Sewing machines. / Grover and Baker's Sewing Machine Company.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company; offices listed.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1107

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's celebrated family sewing machines. / New style, price $50.00.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker's sewing machine; prices; locations of offices; testimonials.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1108

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's first premium family sewing machines, the best in use. / For embroidery, they are exclusive.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier describing features of a Grover and Baker sewing machine.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1109

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's improved elastic stitch and lock stitch sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 8
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 9, 23, 25, 27.
Descriptive Notes: Price list; illustrations.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1110

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Sewing machine. / Grover, Baker and Company.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: A, B, C, D, E.
Descriptive Notes: Price lists.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1111

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: [Correspondence from Grover and Baker offices to customer]
Imprint: 1876
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Correspondence from Grover and Baker office mentioning efforts to dispose of sewing machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1112

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Patent sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker sewing machines and their features; illustrations.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1113

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Exposition Universelle, Paris 1867. / Very highest prize.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier announcing the awarding of the Imperial Cross of the Legion of Honor awarded to Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company at the Paris Exposition of 1867.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1114

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's improved lock stitch sewing machine No 9. / Simple, durable, light-running, rapid, easily operated, accurate, and persistent.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Model represented: 9.
Descriptive Notes: Flier for No. 9 Grover and Baker sewing machine; testimonials.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1115

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's celebrated noiseless family and manufacturing sewing machines.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company; illustration of company offices in New York.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1116

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Family sewing machines, Grover and Baker's. / Twenty different styles.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Price list; illustration of sewing machine features.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1117

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Sewing machines. / Patented February 11, 1851, June 22nd, 1852, February 22d, 1853 patent unquestioned.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company; price list; list of American offices.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1118

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's sewing machines. / Highest premiums at the leading fairs and expositions.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company; mentions expositions were company received awards.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1119

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's first premium sewing machines for family use and manufacturing purposes. / Very best in the world.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1120

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Family sewing machines. / Grover and Baker's.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company; price list; illustrations.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1121

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Title: Grover and Baker's first premium sewing machines for family use and manufacturing purposes.
Imprint: [Between 1851 and 1875]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier for Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company. Grover and Baker company logo featured.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 1 ; Folder 20 (about locations)
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Record Number: 1122

Standard Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company
Company Name: Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Sheet music: Sewing Machine Galop]
Imprint: 1865
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Sheet music
Descriptive Notes: Sheet music; no words.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. DeVincent Sheet Music Collection. Box: 241 ; Sewing Machines (about locations)
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Record Number: 4394

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