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Ballooning Collection description
Ballooning, McMaster Libraries
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Ballooning collection. – 1784-1956. – 27 items.
This collection consists of a variety of artifacts (a coin token, brass and wooden boxes), a barometer,
illustrations and art, books, cards, and ephemera about ballooning from the late eighteenth century to the
first decades of the twentieth century.
Title based on the contents of the collection.
The collection (74-2010) was acquired from Jessica Shields on 28 October 2010.
Finding aid available electronically.
There are no access restrictions.
No further accruals are expected.
Last Reviewed: January 19, 2011