[PW] Singer Sewing Machines

Timothy PWEE (NLB) Timothy_PWEE at nlb.gov.sg
Thu Aug 3 18:51:43 PDT 2017


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You visited ismacs.net (International Sewing Machine Collecctors' Society) yet?

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From: Project-Wombat-Open [mailto:project-wombat-open-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org] On Behalf Of Colleen Kelly
Sent: Thursday, 3 August 2017 10:56 PM
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Subject: Re: [PW] Singer Sewing Machines

I'm on Canada but I'm going to check and see if any of these have been digitized.

Thank you so much!

Colleen


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On Aug 3, 2017 9:26 AM, "Lonn Taylor" <taylorw at fortdavis.net> wrote:

> Colleen,
>
> The kind of information you are seeking would most likely be found in 
> Singer's trade catalogues.
>
> I'm not sure where you live, but both the Winterthur Library and the 
> Hagley Library have large collections of trade catalogues. They are 
> both located near Wilmington, Delaware. The National Musemu of 
> American History in Washington, D.C. also has a large collection.
>
> There is a book by Grace Rogers Cooper called The Sewing Machine: Its 
> Invention and Development, published by the Smithsonian Institution 
> Press in 1976 that might be helpful, especially the bibliography,
>
> Good luck with your search!
>
> Lonn Taylor
> Fort Davis, Texas
>
> On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 11:22 AM, Sue Kamm <suekamm at mindspring.com> wrote:
>
> > In addition, you might search WorldCat under the subject Singer 
> > Sewing Machine Company.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Project-wombat
> > [mailto:project-wombat-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org] On Behalf 
> > Of Burton, Donna
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:18 AM
> > To: list at project-wombat.org
> > Subject: Re: [PW] Singer Sewing Machines
> >
> > Have you discovered this website:
> > http://www.singersewinginfo.co.uk/gallery_decals/
> >
> > Not sure if it's what you're seeking though.
> >
> > Donna Burton
> > Reference Librarian
> > Schaffer Library
> > burtond at union.edu
> > Union College
> > Schenectady, NY 12308
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 12:06 PM, Colleen Kelly <kellyco at hdsb.ca> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Everyone, I've been looking for books on the history of Singer 
> > > Sewing Machines without much luck.
> > >
> > > More specifically, I'd like to find information on the history of 
> > > the various decals and artwork that adorns the machines.
> > >
> > > Can anyone point me to a book/catalogue/directory?
> > >
> > > Thank you so much for all your help!
> > >
> > > Colleen
> > >
> > > *-----------------------------------------------------------
> > > --------------I'm
> > > reading** The Last Neanderthal
> > > <https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31932891-the-last-neanderthal
> > > >,
> > > **what
> > > about you?*
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