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Martha Washington steel knitting pin set 19th century

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1580 (Text) 00000106357833 Manuscripts Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2018/9/20 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The metal tube is nine inches long, has a picture of Martha Washington on the removal cap, and her name on the lower portion. The collection includes twenty-one steel pins which are 8 3/4 inches long and have the same thickness. One steel pin is 8 1/2 inches long and is thicker. One pin is bronze, 7 1/2 inches long and thicker.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Martha Washington steel knitting pin set, 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:
Martha Washington was the wife of President George Washington.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Knitting > United States.
Knitting > Equipment and supplies > Specimens.

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