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James J. Niehaus Papers

Identifier: MG-009
This collection consists of Niehaus' correspondence regarding his personal clock collection, his NAWCC membership materials, and newspaper clippings on individual clocks and antique collectors.


  • 1946 - 1949
  • Majority of material found within 1947-1948


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.


.1 Linear Feet (13 Folders)

Biographical / Historical

James J. Niehaus was one of the earliest members of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors. He contributed material to the article, "The Plato Gadget Clock with Turning Leaves." He resided in Dayton, Ohio.


This collection is arranged into two series:

  • Series I: Membership & Correspondence
  • Articles


James J. Niehaus

Processing Information

This collection was processed and partially described before May 2016. During the Summer of 2016, the collection was revisted and the archival description was expanded. It is unclear if the order of the collection present at the time of the revision accurately reflected the original order. The order in which the collection was found in 2016 has been maintained as it is presented here.
Kate Van Riper, Archivist
Summer 2016
Description rules

Repository Details

Part of the NAWCC Library and Research Center Archives Repository

514 Poplar St
Columbia PA 17512