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Rising Sun Stove Polish collection

 Collection — Folder: S2005
Identifier: S2005

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an advertising or trade card from Rising Sun Stove Polish in Canton, Massachusetts regarding business advertising.


  • circa 1860-1898

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.

Administrative History

The Rising Sun Stove Polish Company existed from 1864-1914 in Canton, Massachusetts. It was started by Elijah Morse, who manufactured the polish, which was partially composed of graphite mined and shipped from Ceylon. He believed in advertisement, and many advertising/trade cards were published and distributed.

"Rising Sun Stove Polishing Company". Retrieved 2014/08/13.

"J.L.McIntosh History". Retrieved 2014/08/13.

Copy of item in collection. Retrieved 2014/08/13.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/08/13 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/08/13 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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