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MS 065 - Rudolph Kornbrath Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 065

Dates

  • Created: 1911-1935
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/16/1986

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical or Historical Information

Rudolph J. Kornbrath began his career in gun engraving at the Ferlach school in Austria in 1904.  He emigrated to the United States in 1910, where he first settled in Cleveland and then Hartford.  In Hartford he was discovered by Colt, Winchester and other manufacturers and by private enthusiasts of the engraved firearm.  He remained active through 1937, when a stroke ended his career.  He died February 23, 1946.

Note written by Marguerite House

Extent

14.00 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

J. Bassett Collection

Method of Acquisition

purchase

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Marguerite House
Description rules
Other Unmapped
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
und

Repository Details

Part of the McCracken Research Library Repository

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