De Laval Separator Company Brochures

De Laval Separator Company Brochures, 1925, n.d. Ms.2013.050


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Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2013.050
Title
De Laval Separator Company Brochures1925, n.d.
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
De Laval Separator Company
Language
English .
Abstract
The collection contains a letter and broadside advertisement for De Laval Cream Separators, addressed to Mr. S. D. Stokes of Roanoke, Virginia, dated February 2, 1925, as well as a pamphlet for "The De Laval Cream Separator 'No. 10'."

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the De Laval Separator Company Brochures must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: De Laval Separator Company Brochures, Ms2013-050, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

One De Laval Separator Company Brochures was purchased by Special Collections in April 2013. An additonal pamphlet was purchased in 2014.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the De Laval Separator Company Brochure was completed in August 2013. The additional pamphlet received in 2014 was added to the collection in July 2017.


Biographical Note

Karl Gustaf Patrik De Laval, founder of the De Laval Separator Company, was a Swedish inventor born in Dalarna, Sweden on May 9, 1845. De Laval patented the centrifugal dairy separator in 1878. In 1888, the AB Separator Company was founded, renamed to De Laval. De Laval died February 2, 1913.

Scope and Content

The collection contains a letter and broadside advertisement for De Laval Cream Separators, addressed to Mr. S. D. Stokes of Roanoke, Virginia. The brochure includes images of various models and information about separators. The letter is dated February 2, 1925. The collection also includes a pamphlet "The De Laval Cream Separator 'No. 10'."

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Food Technology and Production
  • History of Food and Drink

Container List

folder 1
Brochures
1925, n.d.