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Gilbert, A. C. (Alfred Carlton), 1884-1961

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1884 - 1961

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

A. C. Gilbert papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1618
Overview: The papers consist of letters, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs, originally mounted in three volumes, which document the personal and professional life of A. C. Gilbert. Volume one documents Gilbert's athletic career, both in Oregon and then at Yale, and his interest in magic arts. Volume two relates to Gilbert's career as a manufacturer, producing magic toys, Erector sets, model trains, and other toys. The last volume concerns the A. C. Gilbert Company, Yale athletics,...
Dates: 1901-1978