Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Winterthur, DE 19735
10 cubic feet
This collection contains the business papers of cabinetmaker Olof Althin. Included are approximately 700 bills, about 1,000 canceled checks, over 100 glass plate negatives of primarily furniture, about 60 small scale drawings, approximately 80 photographs, a manuscript of a book on designing furniture by Althin, miscellaneous letters, patents, legal documents, business cards, stationery, woodworking magazines, and a number of time books, shipping records, order books, a business diary, a ledger, a daybook, and a scrapbook. Also included are 149 full scale drawings of furniture on 130 sheets. The patents are for concealed hinges and an ash sifter.