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Rag paper manufacture in the United States, 1801-1900 : a history, with directories of mills and owners

Author: A J Valente
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It discusses paper machine manufacturing, mills, the papermaking traditions of Dutch and German immigrants, the politics, and the eventual expansion of the paper industry from New England to the forests of the Northeast, Midwest, and Northwest. Two appendices provide a census listing paper mills, along with a directory of owners and companies. The book contains illustrations and diagrams"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Valente, A.J., 1954-
Rag paper manufacture in the United States, 1801-1900.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2010
(DLC) 2010037321
(OCoLC)617425046
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A J Valente
ISBN: 9780786459971 0786459972
OCLC Number: 681620170
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 308 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Part One: The Cylinder-Wire Machine; 1. The Rag Market; 2. Gilpin vs. Ames; 3. Pittsfield Progress; 4. The Paper Trade; 5. The Growing Empire; 6. The Demise of Handmade Paper; Part Two: The Moving-Wire Machine; 7. The Machine Manufacturers; 8. Ohio and the West; 9. North and South; 10. Crane vs. Willcox; 11. Holyoke, City of Industry; Part Three: The Wood Pulp Era; 12. The Curtisville Exponent; 13. A Changing Industry; 14. West and Northwest; Appendix I; Appendix II; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: A.J. Valente.

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"It discusses paper machine manufacturing, mills, the papermaking traditions of Dutch and German immigrants, the politics, and the eventual expansion of the paper industry from New England to the forests of the Northeast, Midwest, and Northwest. Two appendices provide a census listing paper mills, along with a directory of owners and companies. The book contains illustrations and diagrams"--

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