Meriden Malleable Iron Co. design catalogues and other historical information (2016)

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| Design Meriden | 30 May 2016 | Updated 20 November 2016


Meriden Malleable Iron Co. design catalogues and other historical information

"MERIDEN MALLEABLE IRON CO. (THE)
Geo. W. Lyon, President; E. I. Merriman, Secretary and Treasurer; C. L. Lyon, Superintendent, Manufacturers of Brass and Iron Kerosene Fixtures, Cabinet Hardware, Brackets and Basin Legs for Plumbers."

—D.H. Hurd & Co. (1893). "Meriden Malleable Iron Co." (page 211). In Town and city atlas of the State of Connecticut. Compiled from government surveys, county records and personal investigations. 223 pp. Boston, MA; [UCONN - G1240 .H8 1893]. Viewed 30 May 2016. [A00719-20]



A. Meriden Malleable Iron Co. design catalogues

meriden malleable iron company

Meriden Malleable Iron Company. (1872). The Meriden Malleable Iron Co’s catalogue and price list of builders’ hardware. 79 pp. West Meriden, CT. New York State Historical Association call no. 672 M561. Viewed 30 May 2016. [A00718]

meriden malleable iron company

Westland Safety Lamp Co. (1881). Distributor brochure featuring products by Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co., Meriden Malleable Iron Co., Meriden Flint Glass Co., and E. Miller & Co. Providence, RI, 10 pp. Courtesy Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, Delaware / Supported by Design Meriden. Viewed 30 May 2016. [A00017; A00717]

meriden malleable iron company

Meriden Malleable Iron Company. (1882, September). Revised price-list of cabinet hardware, ink stands, etc. 89 pp. Connecticut Historical Society call no. 683.3 M552ma - offline. (Copy in the Design Meriden / artdesigncafe offline library.) Viewed 4 June 2016. [C00001-57; AAA00020].



B. Meriden Malleable Iron Co.— other historical information

meriden malleable iron company

Davis, Charles Henry Stanley. (1870). "Meriden Malleable Iron Co." section (pp. 490). In History of Wallingford, Conn. From its settlement in 1670 to the present time: Including Meriden, which was one of its parishes until 1806, and Cheshire, which was incorporated in 1780. (Also see "Manufactures section": pp. 472-495.) 1086 pp. Courtesy University of California Libaries. Meriden: Published by the author. Viewed 17 November 2016. [A00793-94]

meriden malleable iron company

(1884). Meriden, Connecticut map, (p. 11 showing North Colony street and the Meriden Malleable Iron Company.). Sanborn Map & Publishing Co. 14 leaves. Courtesy Yale University. Viewed 21 November 2016. [A01026; AAA00008]. For other maps, see the historical Meriden maps online webpage.)

meriden malleable iron company

Beckford, William Hale. (1887). Leading business men of New Haven (county) [“Meriden” and “Leading business men of Meriden” (pp. 223-47), including description of Meriden Malleable Iron Co.] 284 pp. Mercantile Pub. Co.: Boston. Courtesy The Library of Congress. Viewed 17 June 2016. [A00858-59]

meriden malleable iron company

Gillespie, Charles Bancroft (compiled by). (1895). "Meriden Malleable Iron Co." (with illustration). In Art souvenir edition of the Meriden Daily Journal illustrating the city of Meriden, Connecticut in the year 1895, p. 55. The Journal Publishing Company: Meriden, CT. Courtesy Connecticut State Library, Hartford, CT. Viewed 17 November 2016. [A00787-88]. For more historical accounts, see Meriden-area history books online.)

meriden malleable iron company

(Various years). Various advertisements and newspaper articles - search engines. See: Chronicling America at Library of Congress; fultonhistory.com (over 35 million historical newspaper pages from USA and Canada); and Google News. Viewed 16 October 2016.




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