Guide to the Peter Paul Haring Papers
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1014
Creators:
Haring Cotton Machine Company.
Haring, Peter Paul, -1935
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Haring, Grace
Mechanisms, Division of [former name].
Dates:
1895-1977
Languages:
English
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
Series 2: Patents
Series 3: Publications

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
Processing Information
Collection processed Alison Oswald, archivist, 2019.
Author
Alison Oswald
Ownership and Custodial History
The collection was donated by Grace Haring in 1973.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Articles Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cotton Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cotton picking Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cotton picking machinery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Financial records Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Business records -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legal records Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patents Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanisms, Division of [former name]. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives