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Guide to the Charles M. Higgins papers 1978.114

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Collection processed by Sativa Peterson

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 17, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Finding aid revised and entered into Archivists' Toolkit by Nicholas Pavlik.  , September 30, 2011

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Higgins, Chas. M., (Charles Michael), b. 1854
Title: Charles M. Higgins papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1854-1929
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1886-1929
Abstract: This collection contains the personal papers of Charles M. Higgins (1854-1929). Higgins was a prominent ink manufacturer and creator of Higgins American India Ink. He was the head of the Charles M. Higgins Company, manufacturers of the drawing ink he invented. The company's operations were located in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope. The collection contains many papers, both pamphlets and typescripts, written by Higgins on the topics of compulsory vaccination, religious ethics, morality, and patriotism.
Quantity: 1.34 Linear feet in one oversize box.
Text [Oversize]: 1978.114 1 of 1
Call Phrase: 1978.114
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.