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W.H. Samelius Collection

Identifier: MG-436
This collection is comprised mainly of scrapbooks created by W.H. Samelius. It also contains some photographs and correspondence, as well as information around the death and funeral of Samelius, such as the certificate of death and a eulogy written by Orville Hagans.


  • 1935 - 1961


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Use

These records are open to researchers for personal or scholarly research. Most of the records in the collection are available for photocopy, depending on the preservation needs of the material as well as other variables not specified here. Researchers, however, are responsible for obtaining copyright permission to use materials and documents. These records are part of the permanent collection in the archives of the Library & Research Center of the National Watch and Clock Museum and researchers are required to comply with the Archive Rules when using the collection.


4 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Custodial History

The material in this collection was obtained and cared for by Orville R. Hagans until it was donated to the NAWCC with the material now found in the Orville Hagans Collection.

Related Materials

Orville Hagans Collection, 1920-1988. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Library and Research Center, National Watch & Clock Museum, NAWCC.
Kate Van Riper, Archivist
Spring 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the NAWCC Library and Research Center Archives Repository

514 Poplar St
Columbia PA 17512