Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Guide to the Peter Paul Haring Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1014
Creators:
Haring, Peter Paul, -1935
Dates:
1895-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
4 boxes
Repository:
Papers relating to Haring's development of cotton picking machines, 1894-1930.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Papers relating to Haring's development of cotton picking machines, and to the cotton industry overall: correspondence, photographs, patents, legal records, financial records, articles and printed material, and trade literature.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into three series.
Series 1: Haring Cotton Machine Company, 1897-1935
Series 2: Patents, 1897-1930
Series 3: Publications, 1929-1932

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Peter Paul Haring (-1935) was an inventor, based in Texas, who created, improved, and patented several cotton picking machines between 1897-1935. He was head of Haring Cotton Machine Company.

Administration
Author
Alison Oswald
Ownership and Custodial History
The collection was donated by Grace Haring in 1973.
Processing Information
Collection processed Alison Oswald, archivist, 2019.
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry in 2007.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Preferred Citation
Peter Paul Haring Papers, 1895-1977, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Articles Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Business records -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 19th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1900-1950 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cotton Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cotton picking Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cotton picking machinery Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Financial records Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legal records Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patents Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haring, Grace Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haring Cotton Machine Company. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanisms Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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