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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1864-1905
Creator:
Hedderwick, Percy David, 1848-1920
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box and two oversized folders)
Percy David Hedderwick (1849-1920) was a Scottish engineer and inventor who patented an advanced rotary printing press in 1870 in addition to holding patents No. 1581 and 1958 for improvements to printing machinery such as automatic stopping and an apparatus for counting paper in the machines. This collection documents his efforts to patent his inventions and introduce them into the market.
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Percy David Hedderwick papers relating to printing press inventions
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Hedderwick, Percy David, 1848-1920
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1248
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box and two oversized folders)
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1864-1905
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Percy David Hedderwick (1849-1920) was a Scottish engineer and inventor who patented an advanced rotary printing press in 1870 in addition to holding patents No. 1581 and 1958 for improvements to printing machinery such as automatic stopping and an apparatus for counting paper in the machines. This collection documents his efforts to patent his inventions and introduce them into the market.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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English
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Hedderwick, Percy David, 1848-1920
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Blueprints (reprographic copies) Cabinet photographs Correspondence Patents