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Scientific glassware, early 20th century

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-2017-027

Content Description

Scientific glassware, including: 3 glass rods; 1 small glass flask; jar of small corks; 2 medium glass flasks with markings NONSUL W.T.Co 80 (1901-1924; see; Eastman Kodak Co. tall 4-ounce measuring beaker, "Photographic Use Only" embossed on base (circa 1940s); 2 small (~1 ounce) glass jars with lip; 1 medium glass beaker with two protruding openings at opposite sides of the top. Found in the attic of the Molly Root House, so presumably used by owners Elihu Root Jr, class of 1903, or his son Elihu Root III, class of 1936.

Acquisition Type



From Molly Root Attic, via professors Lydia Hamessley and David Gapp.

Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found within 1890 - 1950