Collection, 1787-1978.


Collection, 1787-1978.

The Pendennis W. Reed Collection includes the records of the Bishop Gutta Percha Company and its subsidiaries in New York, N.Y. and New Jersey. It also includes the papers of Emma J. Foster of Carmel, New York which consist of genealogical notes and papers concerning the history of Putnam County, New York and its churches. The inclusive dates of the entire collection are 1787-1978, with the majority of material from the late nineteenth century. The papers were acquired from Pendennis W. Reed, who was an officer of the Bishop industries and relative of Emma Foster.

25 boxes.

Related Entities

There are 20 Entities related to this resource.

Bishop, Samuel, 1723-1803 (person)

Bayberry Corporation. (corporateBody)

Bishop, Sarah, active 1880 (person)

Foster, Emma (person)

Bishop Manufacturing Corp. (corporateBody)

Bassford, Charles. (person)

Reed, Louise (person)

Heaton, W. J. (William James), 1845- (person)

B.P. Corporation. (corporateBody)

Boardman and Boardman. (corporateBody)

Bishop Industries Inc. (corporateBody)

Reed, Henry A. (Henry Albert), 1844-1930 (person)

Buck, Alfred H. (person)

Soldier, of Salem County, N.J. From the description of Civil War journals, 1862-1864. (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28375766 Soldier, of Salem County, New Jersey; mustered into the 12th Infantry Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers, September 1862; served as a sergeant in Company H of that regiment; transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, September 1864; discharged, August 17, 1865. From the description of Civil War journal, 1862-1864 (inclusive). (Unkno...

Bishop Butta Percha Company (corporateBody)

Reed, Pendennis W. (person)

The history of the Bishop Gutta Percha Company began in 1847 when S. Armstrong and Samuel Bishop first began importing gutta percha to the United States. Gutta percha is a substance, similar to india rubber, with noteworthy properties, including elasticity under heat, rapid oxidation in air, and it is non-porous in water. Originally popular in England for surgical uses, Armstrong and Bishop imported it to be used as insulation on telegraph wires. In 1862, William Heaton, William Mar...

Boardman, Samuel Ward, 1830-1917 (person)

Ratichek, A.J. (person)

Bridges, Francis J. (person)

Selby, Hubert (person)

American writer. From the description of Letters : Old Greenwich, Conn., to Harry Lewis, New York, 1982 Jan. 15-May 15. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32415996 ...

Marks, William, 1792-1872 (person)

Alderman of Nauvoo, Illinois. From the description of Arrest warrant, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367389154 ...