J. A. Snavely Letter, 1899 (Ms2013-040)

Title

J. A. Snavely Letter, 1899 (Ms2013-040)

Subject

Science and Technology

Description

The collection includes a letter written by J. A. Snavley, its envelope, and an advertisement postcard/mailer for Scientific American publications. The letter describes attempts to gain a patent for acetylene gas light and other inventions, such as a $5.00 reading lamp. The letter is dated March 2, 1899 and is addressed to an Ephraim Tarter.

Creator

Snavely, J. A., (Joseph Alwise)

Date

1899

Rights

Permission to publish material from the J. A. Snavely Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Rights

Collection is open for research.

Language

English

Type

Correspondence
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Identifier

Ms2013-040_JASnavely

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: J. A. Snavely Letter, Ms2013-040, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Collection Tree

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Scientific American advertisement
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Envelope from 1899 letter by Snavely
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The collection includes a letter written by J. A. Snavley, its envelope, and an advertisement postcard/mailer for Scientific American publications.…

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