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The plastics manuscript collections include personal papers and company records related to the development of the plastics industry, mostly in the United States. The collections contain product and process designs and patents; printed company advertising and published catalogues; technical specifications and reports; and papers, articles and other writings by a variety of notable individuals.

Clicking on a manuscript title will take you away from the Plastics Collection site to the main Syracuse University library finding aids.

Margaret Embree Photograph Album

Compiled by Margaret Embree of Syracuse, NY. Consists of candid shots of family, friends, her work at Iroquois China in Solvay and Thermold Plastics in Canastota; includes a few photos of German POWs.