MG 197 - Rupp Collection

<< MG 196MG 198 >>

Scope and Content

Collection contains the papers of George and Gilbert Rupp, including publications on civil defense, c. 1941, fire equipment, fire protection, safeguarding against fire, fire insurance reports, and the papers of Gilbert U. Rupp concerning watchmaking and watch repair. These include his certificate of Master Watchmaking from the Chicago School of Watchmaking with correspondence, watchmaking school examinations, 1963-1964, pamphlets of watchmaking equipment and tools and sales publications of the major watch companies, two books on watch repair and two books of materials manufactured by the Elgin National Watch Company with price lists.

Twenty-seven additional watch repair textbooks, workbooks, yearbooks, catalogs, and journals, 1909 to 1980, all of which belonged to Gilbert Rupp, have been added to the collection.

Date(s): 1904-1980

Extent: 4 boxes, 11 folders

Creator: George and Gilbert Rupp