Jacob Snider papers,

Title
Jacob Snider papers, 1840-1873.
Author
Snider, Jacob, 1811-1866.
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Description
1 linear foot (3 boxes).
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.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, documents, maps, drawings, photographs, and printed matter of Jacob and John Vaughan Snider. Jacob Snider papers contain correspondence, documents, and other items pertaining to land titles in Pennsylvania and Georgia, the delivery of rifles, and legal matters. John Vaughan Snider papers include legal documents, materials about patents for his inventions, photographs of rifles, and printed matter.
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.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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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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