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Schools, Horological

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

International Watch & Clock Schools Collection

Identifier: MG-377
Scope and Contents This collection represents a comprehensive survey of horological education in America from the early 20th Century to the present. The collection also contains select schools abroad from the same timeframe. Contents for each school vary but often contain associated course work, exams and advertisements for the school. In addition the collection contains miscellaneous course notes and a generalized collection of ads.

John J. Bowman Collection

Identifier: MG-018
Scope and Contents This collection contains information and material related to the Bowman Technical School of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This includes exams, school catalog distribution letters, and testimonials. Furthermore, this collection contains articles written and publisehd for the Jewlers' Circular-Keystone as well as questions submitted to the Jewlers' Circular-Keystone that were answered by Bowman. Additionally, this collection includes correspondence and contractual information related to the...

Orville Hagans Collection

Identifier: MG-015
Scope and Contents This collection represents the collected papers and manuscripts of noted horologist of the mid 20th Century, Orville Hagans. This includes articles, photographs, and correspondence of Hagans, as well as scrapbooks, research, and various other material. There are a number of article manuscripts from the Hagans library that are represented in this collection (see Series I). These are primarily typed articles, several of which include suggested edit, correspondence, and photographs...

Series XVII: Watch School, 1935 - 1967

Scope and Contents This series contains instructional materials in the form of reports, articles, and drawings. Included are additional data reflecting student grades, progress, and attendance.

W.H. Samelius Collection

Identifier: MG-436
Scope and Contents 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.

Y. Emanuel Seibel Collection

Identifier: MG-432
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised primarily of horological school materials belonging to or in the possession of Y. Emanuel Seibel. This includes material from when Seibel was a student at the Wasburn School in Chicago, Illinois as well as material from when Seibel was an instructor at the American Academy School of Horology in Denver, Colorado. The material from Wasburn School include notebooks of topics covered, formulas, exam schedules, and questions from exams. This includes one...