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MS 065 - Rudolph Kornbrath Collection

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MS 065 - Rudolph Kornbrath Collection, 1911-1935 | McCracken Research Library

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 065 - Rudolph Kornbrath Collection, 1911-1935Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Kornbrath, Rudolph

Extent: 14.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 10/16/1986

Subjects: Colt firearms, Firearms, Kornbrath, Rudolph, Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Languages: English

Collection Historical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Colt firearms
Firearms
Kornbrath, Rudolph
Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Acquisition Source: J. Bassett Collection

Acquisition Method: purchase

Preferred Citation: Rudolph Kornbrath Collection, MS 65, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


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Series 1: ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.01Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01: ledger, titled Gun Engraving - pp. 15, 20, 21, 25, 30-33, 55, 56, 61, 62, 65, 69, 75Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.01: pages with mounted pulls (3)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.02: pulls separated from pages (12)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.03: original designs (4)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.04: original drawings (56)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.05: Bolt Action Rifle Magazine floor plate designs (6) and Butt plate (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.06: shotgun designsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.07: “Spirit of 76" (3)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.08: Elk Side Plate (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.09: Bolt action Rifle Magazine floor plate pulls (19)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.10: customer listsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.11: Winchester Hi-Wall designs and Pull (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.12: CyanotypeAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.13: Smith and Wesson Receiver Pulls (2)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.14: Springfield rifle designs (2)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.15: Colt Model 1873 designs (3)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.16: Bolt action rifle trigger guard pulls (4)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.17: Deer Design (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.18: Pressure prints (53)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.19: Colt Model 1911 designs (5)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.20: Stevens rifle designs (4)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.21: Colt revolver designs  (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.22: Colt Woodsman design (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.23: Miscellaneous Pulls (19)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.24: Chief of Police, James E. Davis: Los Angeles, CA.  Revolver designs (2)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.25: Rifle receiver designs (2)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.26: Elk RondelAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.27: Martini receiver pull (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.28: shotgun side plate pulls (7)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.29: deer head pull (1)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.30: deer pulls (3)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.31: pistol grip cap pulls (13)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.32: pistol grip cap original designs (27)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.33: shotgun receiver pulls (39)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.34: shotgun trigger guard and tang pulls (6)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.35: Ballard rifle pulls (2)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.36: shotgun top lever pulls (3)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.37: Colt automatic pulls (6)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.38: Ithaca pressure printsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.39: Bolt action rifle stock carving pulls (6)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.40: shotgun designs (5)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.41: bird and dog scenes (7)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.42: Marquess blueprint, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.43: pulls (3)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.44: R. Perkourig: Entwurf Für Die Atzung, various pullsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.45: Smith and Wesson, original designs (16)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.46: Smith and Wesson design photographs and negatives (2)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.47: Smith and Wesson design photo prints (3)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.48: Wolf and Klar 44 Smith and Wesson special design pullsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.49: Winchester Model 21 pulls(5)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.50: Multicolored engraving photographs, hand colored (4) shotgunAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.51: Winchester shotgun designs (17)Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.52: Winchester Model 73 and 21 engraving photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.01.53: Various photocopied sketchesAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.02Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.01: Business cardAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.02: C.C. AgecAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.03: Baker Gun Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.04: A.E. HartAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.5: H.A. DayAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.06: F.T. DexterAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.07: Potchernick’sAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.08: Iver JohnsonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.09: J.W. BatesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.10: W.H. ForsterAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.11: E. JohnsonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.12: Niedner Rifle Corp.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.13: A.M. PachmayrAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.14: R.F.SedgleyAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.15: W.A. SukalleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.16: Henry BraceAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.17: T.K. LeeAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.18: TownsleyAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.19: A.O.ZischangAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.20: RJK Price computationsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.21: Wiley PostAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.22: A.E. OsbornAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.23: U.S. Dept. of InteriorAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.24: B. KyleAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.25: Houghton Mifflin Publishing Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.26: J.O. BatesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.27: A.C. HoushammerAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.28: Springfield ArmoryAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.29: W.B. AreyAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.30: BurchardtAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.31: LefeverAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.32: Harrington and RichardsonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.33: SellersAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.34: W.H. SmithAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.35: McGivernAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.36: Smith and WessonAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.37: WinchesterAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.38: IthacaAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.39: Wolf and KlarAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.40: Peters Cartridge Co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.41: Von Longerke and AntoineAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.42: P.A. CurtisAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.43: American RiflemanAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.44: A.L. GareisAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.45: GreenerAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.46: ColtAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.47: KautzmanAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.48: P.B. SharpeAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.49: G.B.CrandallAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.50: Griffith and Howe BrochureAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.51: Photostats and material retained by Richard C. Marohn M.D.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.52: Skeet Shooting News, August 1932, 1932-08Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.53: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.54: R.J.K. Letterhead Paper, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.55: R.J.K. Letterhead Paper, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.56: Just, Perkounig, etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.57: Price listsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.58: advertising brochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.59: Western cartridge co.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.60: newspaper clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.61: R.J.K. addressesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.62: R.J.K. notesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.63: R.J.K. notes, re-engravingAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.02.64: Universal PicturesAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Photographs and ClipartAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.03Add to your cart.
Item PN.65.01: rifle receiverAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.02: Colt single action revolverAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.03: Colt single action and a Smith and Wesson 3rd modelAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.04: partially disassembled Smith and Wesson .22LR, right sideAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.05: partially disassembled Smith and Wesson .22LR, right sideAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.06: partially disassembled Smith and Wesson .22LR, left sideAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.07: Smith and Wesson .38 Special, right sideAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.08: Smith and Wesson .38 Special, left sideAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.09: rifle receiver, topAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.10: Colt 1911, TopAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.11: Colt 1911, BottomAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.12: Colt 1911, TopAdd to your cart.
Item PN.65.13: Winchester Model 21, sideAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.04Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.04.01Add to your cart.
Item P.65.01: Rudolph J. KornbrathAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.04.02Add to your cart.
Item P.65.02: Rifle Magazine floor plateAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.03: shotgun breechAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.04: Roosevelt’s gunAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.05: designsAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.06: shotgun breechAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.07: shotgun breechAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.08: Rifle Magazine floor plateAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.09: Rifle Magazine floor plateAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.10: partially disassembled S&W .22 LRAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.11: shotgun side platesAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.12: shotgun breechAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.13: Ballard rifle receiver, right sideAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.14: Ballard rifle receiver, left sideAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.15: Ballard rifle receiver, left sideAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.16: Ballard rifle receiver, left sideAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.17: Colt Bisley revolver, .44 Russian or .44 S&W SpecialAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.18: S&W revolver with likeness of Buffalo Bill inlaid on frameAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.19: S&W revolver with likeness of Buffalo Bill inlaid on frameAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.04.03Add to your cart.
Item P.65.20: shotgun breechAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.21: Ballard Rifle receiverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.22: Rifle Magazine floor plate coversAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.23: Rifle Magazine floor plate coverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.24: Rifle magazine floor plate coverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.25: shotgun receiverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.26: trigger guard and butt plateAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.27: ram and deer designAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.28: ram and deer photoAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.29: shotgun receiverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.30: magazine floor plateAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.31: magazine floor plateAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.32: Winchester model 21 receiverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.33: Winchester model 21 receiverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.34: shotgun receiverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.35: plates of various designsAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.36: plates of Colt and Smith and WessonAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.37: Smith and Wesson revolverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.38: Smith and Wesson revolverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.39: Smith and Wesson revolverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.40: various pullsAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.41: rifleAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.42: rifleAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.43: rifleAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.44: shotgun receiverAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.45: shotgun receiverAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.04.04Add to your cart.
Item P.65.46: unknownAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.47: photos from movie “Devil Tiger”Add to your cart.
Item P.65.48: photos from movie “Devil Tiger”Add to your cart.
Item P.65.49: photos from movie “Devil Tiger”Add to your cart.
Item P.65.50: photos from movie “Devil Tiger”Add to your cart.
Item P.65.51: photos from “Destry Rides Again”Add to your cart.
Item P.65.52: photos from “Destry Rides Again”Add to your cart.
Item P.65.53: photos from “Destry Rides Again”Add to your cart.
Item P.65.54: “Hidden Gold”, a Tom Mix ProductionAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.55: “The Trail Drive”, a Ken Maynard ProductionAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.56: unknownAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.57: unknownAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.58: unknownAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.04.05Add to your cart.
Item P.65.59: shotgunAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.60: shotgunAdd to your cart.
Item P.65.61: shotgunAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.05Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.05.01: western scenesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.05.02: western scenesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.05.03: western scenesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.05.04: bearsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.05.05: predatorsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.05.06: upland birdsAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.05.07: waterfowlAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.06Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.06.01: fishingAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.06.02: moose, deer, sheep,  etc.Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.06.03: safari scenesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.06.04: miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.06.05: hunting dogsAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.07Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.07.01: sample cards of scroll engraving and outdoor scenesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.07.02: sample cards of outdoor scenesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.07.03: various pictures of religious figures and outdoor scenesAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.08Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.08.01: brochures with sample picturesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.08.02: German art catalogAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.08.03: magazinesAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.09Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.09.01: photo print of Buffalo hunt photo of Gatling gun old envelopesAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.09.02: copy of The American Field, newspaper clip art encased in Styrofoam, Richard Friefe art bookAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.09.03: lettering sample, clip artAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.09.04: design sample, clip artAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.09.05: design sample, clip artAdd to your cart.
Folder MS65.09.06: architectural sheet metal catalogAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.10Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.10.01: Robert Tietzche “Die Sinker & Engraver”Add to your cart.
Folder MS65.10.02: AETNA Life Insurance Co.  Folders (2) with clip art insideAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.11Add to your cart.
Item MS65.11.01: chalk box that belonged to Mr. KornbrathAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.12Add to your cart.
Item MS65.12.01: tin boxAdd to your cart.
Item MS65.12.02: metal blockAdd to your cart.
Item MS65.12.03: metal block with perforationsAdd to your cart.
Item MS65.12.04: metal cylinder with internal ringsAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.13Add to your cart.
Item MS65.13.01: metal die for shotgun side plateAdd to your cart.
Item MS65.13.02: metal patterns on wood blockAdd to your cart.
Item MS65.13.03: single pattern on wooden blockAdd to your cart.
Box MS65.14Add to your cart.
Item MS65.14.01: The Decorator’s Supply Catalog 121Add to your cart.
Item MS65.14.02: plaster ornamentsAdd to your cart.
Item MS65.14.03: Paul Matschie “Bilder Aus Dem Tierleben”Add to your cart.
Box OversizeAdd to your cart.
Folder VQ.8B.2.3Add to your cart.
Item 1: No # - “Muzzle of Rifle” EngravingAdd to your cart.
Item 2: No # - Gun Engraving Design for PistolAdd to your cart.
Item 3: No # - Winchester Thumb Trigger ModelAdd to your cart.
Folder VQ.8B.2.4Add to your cart.
Item 1: No # - Gun Engraving DesignAdd to your cart.
Item 2: No # - Engravings for Rifle Side PlatesAdd to your cart.

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