Inventory of the Paint and Varnish Ephemera Collection

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
Phone: (530) 752-1621
Fax: (530) 754-5758
Email: speccoll@lib.ucdavis.edu
© 2013
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Creator: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Title: Paint and Varnish Ephemera Collection
Date (inclusive): 1894-1927
Extent: 1.4 linear feet
Abstract: The collection contains pamphlets on paint and varnish materials and procedures.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-073
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Scope and Content

The collection contains pamphlets on paint and varnish materials and procedures.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Paint industry and trade
Varnish industry

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Carena Leung.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Herb Caplan.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Paint and Varnish Ephemera Collection, D-073, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

Box 1:1

A. A. Eberson & Co undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:2

ACME 1901-1908

Physical Description: 9 pamphlets
Box 1:3

Adams & Elting undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:4

Akron Varnish Co. 1900

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:5

Arlington Manufacturing Co. 1911

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:6

American Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:7

American Zinc, Lead, and Smelting Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:8

Ault and Wiborg Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:9

Babcock's & Co. undated

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:10

Barrett Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:11

Beaver Varnish Works 1913

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:12

Becker Varnish Co. 1913

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:13

Beckwith - Chandler Co. 1907

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:14

Bell and Brisbee 1916

Physical Description: 2 flyers
Box 1:15

Benjamin Moore & Co. 1911

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:16

Berry Brothers Varnish 1906-1910

Physical Description: 22 pamphlets
Box 1:17

Bird & Co. 1904

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:18

Blood's Paint undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:19

Boston Varnish Co. 1906-1911

Physical Description: 5 pamphlets
Box 1:20

Bowers and Sons undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:21

Bridgeport Wood Finishing undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:22

Brooklyn Varnish Mfg. Co. undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:23

Buffalo Oil Paint & Varnish Co. 1913

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:24

Burbank and Ryder Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:25

Capitol undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:26

Carpenter - Morton Co. undated

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:27

Carter White Lead Co. 1904

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:28

Chicago Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 15 pamphlets
Box 1:29

Chilton Paints and Varnishes 1913

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:30

Columbus Varnish Co. 1911

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:31

Cleveland Varnish Co. 1905-1910

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:32

Crockett's 1910

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:33

Detroit Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:34

Detroit White Lead Works undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:35

Dolph's 1910

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:36

Eagle Paint & Varnish Co. 1912

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:37

Ellis Paint Co. 1913

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:38

Emil Calman & Co. 1913

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:39

Empire Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:40

Excelsior Varnish Works 1904-1909

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:41

Farrington's Finish undated

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:42

Felton, Sibley & Co. Inc. 1913

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:43

Finishing Products Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:44

Flint Varnish Works 1907-1911

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:45

Flood and Conklin Co. undated

Physical Description: 9 pamphlets
Box 1:46

Forbes Varnish Co. 1907

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:47

Forest City Paints and Varnishes 1913

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:48

French's Paints and Varnishes 1911

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:49

Franklin's Varnishes undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:50

Glidden Varnish Co. 1910-1920

Physical Description: 28 pamphlets
Box 1:51

Hallack Paint, Oil, and Glass Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:52

Hammond, Boynton Paint & Chemical Co. undated

Physical Description: 2 fliers
Box 1:53

Harland & Son 1909-1913

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:54

Harrison Bros. & Co., Inc. undated

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:55

Hatfield - Bernhard Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:56

Hazard Lead Works undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:57

Heath & Mulligan Mfg. Co. 1901-1903

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:58

Hildreth Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:59

Geo. Kirby Jr., Paint Co. 1909

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:60

Keystone Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:61

Kohler - McLister Paint Co. 1909-1913

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:62

Howe Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:63

La Salle Varnish Co. 1910

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:64

Lawrence McFadden Co. 1910-1913

Physical Description: 5 pamphlets
Box 1:65

Lily Varnish Co. 1907-1909

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:66

Los Angeles Varnish Co. 1906-1909

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:67

Masury & Sons 1911-1927

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 1:68

McClosky & Co. 1910

Physical Description: 6 pamphlets
Box 1:69

McDougal Varnish Co. 1905

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:70

Minnesota Linseed Oil Paint Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:71

Mitchell Varnish Works undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:72

Mogul Company undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:73

Moller & Schumann Co. 1906-1909

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:74

Murphy Varnish Co. 1894-1909

Physical Description: 12 pamphlets
Box 1:75

Newark Varnish Works 1909

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:76

Nice Varnishes and Wood Fillers undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:77

Noake, Wheeler, Clough & Co. 1906

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:78

Nobles and Hoare undated

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:79

O'Briens Varnishes undated

Physical Description: 7 pamphlets
Box 1:80

Ohio Varnish Co. 1913

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:81

Patterson - Sargent Co. undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:82

Pecora Paint Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:83

Peninsular Varnish 1907

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:84

Peters - Pitkin Co. 1913

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:85

Phoenix Paint and Varnish Co. 1913

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:86

Pitcairn Varnish Co. 1909

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 1:87

Pratt and Lambert Varnish Makers undated

Physical Description: 13 pamphlets
Box 1:88

Price, Bond and Woolston Co. undated

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 1:89

Protex Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:90

Rinald Bros. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 1:91

Robert Shoemaker and Co. 1909

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:1

San Francisco Varnish Works undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 2:2

Seattle Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:3

Seidlitz Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:4

Sherwin - Williams Co. undated

Physical Description: 20 pamphlets, 1 contract
Box 2:5

Sligo Iron Store Co. 1909

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:6

Standard Varnish Works undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:7

Star Paint and Wallpaper Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:8

Sterling Varnish Co. 1912-1913

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 2:9

Stewart - Mowry Co. 1913

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 2:10

Stiletto 1909

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 2:11

Stockton Paint Co. 1906

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 2:12

Sun Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:13

Sunset Paint Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:14

Tallman Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:15

Thibaut and Walker udated

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 2:16

Thresher Varnish Co. 1907

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:17

Thomson Wood Finishing Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:18

Toch Bros. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:19

Tousey Bros. 1911

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets
Box 2:20

Tansparol Products undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:21

Twin City Varnish Co. 1906-1913

Physical Description: 5 pamphlets
Box 2:22

Valentine & Co. undated

Physical Description: 21 pamphlets
Box 2:23

Victorson Varnish Co. 1904

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 2:24

Wartous Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 2:25

Wheeler Varnish Co. 1911

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box 2:26

Wm. Connors Paint Mfg. Co. undated

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:27

Wood & Shepard Varnish Co. undated

Physical Description: 4 pamphlets
Box 2:28

Woolsey Paint & Color Co. 1906

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet
Box 2:29

W.P. Fuller & Co. 1902-1919

Physical Description: 30 pamphlets
Box 2:30

Wybro 1912

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet