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Frentz patents 1866-1869

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI B044 (Text) 44001-7951136 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OBC057 (Text) 57001-594111 Manuscripts Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 oversize folders

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid updated 2015/11/16 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains the patent certificates for Peter and Maggie Frentz.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Frentz Patents, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Peter Frentz, born circa 1830 in France, was a stencil cutter by trade in New Albany, Indiana. He married Elizabeth Bernker in 1851. In 1854, Peter and Elizabeth had a daughter named Margaret, who at the age of fifteen was granted a patent for an improvement made to corset fastening. Peter Frentz was granted patents for improvements made to wash boilers and for inventing a device for carrying hoses.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Inventions > Indiana > 19th century.
New Albany (Ind.)
Genre: Patents.

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