Albert Harvey Grimshaw apprenticeship document and newsletter 1867-1944

Creator
Grimshaw, Albert Harvey, 1883-1949
Size
2 items
Location

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Call number
MSS 00091

The Albert Harvey Grimshaw Apprenticeship Document and Newsletter contain a photocopy and microfilm copy of the indenture of apprenticeship document for Amos James Grimshaw to James Mather Daltry, to learn the "Art, trade, and business of a reed maker and Heald Knitter." This document was registered in the county of Lancaster, England, on 1867 May 11. There is also a typewritten copy of the "Grimshaw Newsletter," 1944. This newsletter covers events in the lives of Grimshaw's classmates at North Carolina State University.

Rhode Island native Albert Harvey Grimshaw (1883 - 1949) received his education from the Massachusetts School of Pharmacy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, North Carolina State College, and the New Bedford Textile School. He was a pharmacist and wrestling coach before becoming an instructor in chemistry and dyeing at the New Bedford Textile School in 1917. In 1925 Grimshaw left New Bedford for North Carolina State College, where he served as professor of Textile Chemistry and Dyeing for 24 years. During this time, he published articles in almost all of the textile trade journals in the United States. He was a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists and the American Institute of Chemists. In 1948, The N.C. State College Chapter of Delta Kappa Phi presented a large portrait of Grimshaw to the School of Textiles.

Biographical/historical note

Rhode Island native Albert Harvey Grimshaw (1883 - 1949) received his education from the Massachusetts School of Pharmacy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, North Carolina State College, and the New Bedford Textile School. He was a pharmacist and wrestling coach before becoming an instructor in chemistry and dyeing at the New Bedford Textile School in 1917. In 1925 Grimshaw left New Bedford for North Carolina State College, where he served as professor of Textile Chemistry and Dyeing for 24 years. During this time, he published articles in almost all of the textile trade journals in the United States. He was a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists and the American Institute of Chemists. In 1948, The N.C. State College Chapter of Delta Kappa Phi presented a large portrait of Grimshaw to the School of Textiles.

Grimshaw died shortly after his retirement in 1949.

Scope/content

The Albert Harvey Grimshaw Apprenticeship Document and Newsletter contain a photocopy and microfilm copy of the indenture of apprenticeship document for Amos James Grimshaw to James Mather Daltry, to learn the "Art, trade, and business of a reed maker and Heald Knitter." This document was registered in the county of Lancaster, England, on 1867 May 11. There is also a typewritten copy of the Grimshaw Newsletter,1944. This newsletter covers events in the lives of Grimshaw's classmates at North Carolina State University.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert Harvey Grimshaw apprenticeship document and newsletter, MSS 00091, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the Textiles School, Office of Assistant to the Dean for Student Services and Assistant Placement Director, 1976 October 4.

The collection is organized into one principal series:

Albert Harvey Grimshaw apprenticeship document and newsletter 1867-1944
Photocopy of indenture of apprenticeship document for Amos James Grimshaw to James Mather Daltry 1867
Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 91
Film copy of indenture of apprenticeship document for Amos James Grimshaw to James Mather Daltry 1867
Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 91
Typewritten copy of the "Grimshaw Newsletter," 1944
Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 91

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert Harvey Grimshaw apprenticeship document and newsletter, MSS 00091, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.