Fonds ID504 - Alban Schofield Emery

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Alban Schofield Emery

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  • Textual record

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CA MNBM ID504

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  • 1920-1965 (Creation)
    Creator
    Emery, Alban Schofield

Physical description

25 cm of textual records

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(1893-1990)

Biographical history

This fonds consists of financial and accounting records, including the time books of David Catte, cabinet maker who did much of the fine finishing work for Emery and a record book of the plans (900) with names of customers for whom furniture was designed. There are also 800 workbench plans, a scrapbook of designs, negatives, glass slides and drawings. A copy of "Cabinet Makers Assistant" (London: Blackie & Son, 1863) is also included.

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Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of financial and accounting records, including the time books of David Catte, cabinet maker who did much of the fine finishing work for Emery and a record book of the plans (900) with names of customers for whom furniture was designed. There are also 800 workbench plans, a scrapbook of designs, negatives, glass slides and drawings. A copy of "Cabinet Makers Assistant" (London: Blackie & Son, 1863) is also included.

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Acquired from Alban S. Emery, 1973

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  • English

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The workbench plans and scrapbook were transferred to the Humanities Division of the Museum.

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