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Baur Carbonic Company collection

 Collection — Folder: S0075
Identifier: S0075

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a postcard sized ink blotter, with the following text on it. Baur Red Top CO2 – Best Gas – "Made in Indianapolis" – Backed Up by Over 30 Years Experience – Comes in Red Top Drums – Made By – The Baur Carbonic Company, Standard Avenue and Division Street, Indianapolis, IND. The picture of a girl with curly hair and flowers appears on the side with text. The dates 1921-1927 have been added in ink at the top.


  • 1921-1927


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

The Baur Carbonic Company was founded in 1919 by Oscar Baur who was born Sept. 9, 1807 in Terre Haute, Indiana and died Jan. 23, 1952. He sold the company in 1926 to the Liquid Carbonic Company, which he had co-founded in 1892 and in which he again became a director.

Indiana Biography Index

Barnhart, John D. and Donald. F. Carmony, Indiana: From Frontier to Industrial Commonwealth. New York City: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc.,1954.

“John Jacob Baur”. Wabash Valley Profiles. 2001. Wabash Valley Voices and Visions. Feb. 11, 2013.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Edythe Huffman during February 2013. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/10.


Baur Carbonic Company collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.