The University of Texas at Austin
Leather pouch
Identifier: TMC_0057
Title: Leather pouch
Description: Brown leather pouch, lined with brownish orange paper. Lid closes by tucking a flap into a strap. On front is writing stamped in gold leaf: "SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN PATENT AGENCY MUNN & CO. NEW YORK". Pouch contained patent papers issued to Elizabeth Sthreshley, a teacher at the State Institute for the Blind who invented a typewriter and a "slate" for the blind. Donated by George Townsend.
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: circa 1900-1950
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 14 [Metric, Rm C 4.6]
Format: pouch
Size: 9.2 cm W x 22 cm L x 1.5 cm H
Other ID: TMM 1137-8
Subject: Material culture--Texas--20th century