Prologue To Tomorrow: A History Of The First Hundred Years In The Life Of The Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company
The front cover of this book is beige with the title and author's name in dark blue print. In the middle is the gold logo of the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company 1850. The back cover has a fine dark blue square frame around the gold company logo in the center. The fly leaf is gray with the company logo and "Progressive Chemistry for a Century 1850-1959" in white. The title page has "What's past is Prologue," a quote from Shakespeare's The Tempest, Act II, Scene I. Opposite the title page are manuscript notes about "Truth About A Lye" and Wyandotte (Michigan). There is a table of contents and a foreword by George B. Beitzel, President. Sporadic yellow pages have black-and-white photographs of several men who were prominent in the company's history and drawings depicting historic moments in the company's history. At the end is a listing of all company Incorporators, Presidents, Chairmen of the Board, Vice Presidents, Assistant to the President, Secretaries and Treasurers, Controller and Directors. There is a "partial" list of the 304 products marketed by the company.
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Author: Leavitt, Robert Keith
Brand Name: Pennsalt
Publisher: Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
23.5 x 16.5 cm
- Drawn Illustrations Black and White
- Manuscript Notes
- Photographic Illustrations Black and White
- Bi-Carbonate of Soda
- American High Test Lye
Copyright: This item is under copyright.
Citation: Leavitt, Robert Keith. Prologue To Tomorrow: A History Of The First Hundred Years In The Life Of The Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=6267