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Jacob Snider papers,

Title
Jacob Snider papers, 1840-1873.
Author
Snider, Jacob, 1811-1866.
Supplementary Content
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Additional Authors
  • Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893.
  • Snider, John Vaughan.
Description
1 linear foot (3 boxes).
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, documents, maps, drawings, photographs, and printed matter of Jacob and John Vaughan Snider.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Drawings.
  • Maps.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Jacob Snider (1811-1866), of Philadelphia, Pa., was an inventor of artillery, notably the Snider rifle which was used by the British Army.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2801
Author
Snider, Jacob, 1811-1866.
Title
Jacob Snider papers, 1840-1873.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Jacob Snider (1811-1866), of Philadelphia, Pa., was an inventor of artillery, notably the Snider rifle which was used by the British Army. His son John Vaughan Snider was also an inventor. They were both involved in a lawsuit against the British government for compensation for the design of the Snider rifle.
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Occupation
Inventors.
Added Author
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893.
Snider, John Vaughan.
LCCN
ms 74000538
Research Call Number
MssCol 2801
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