Penn Acquires the Archives of the Vermont Marble Company

Posted by admin on Mar 29, 2013

The archives of the marble company that provided material for the Lincoln Memorial, the National Gallery of Art, the United Nations and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has been acquired by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.

The acquisition includes the Vermont Marble Company’s business records and a stone sample collection, documenting the firm’s activities from its beginning in 1869 as the Sutherland Falls Marble Company to its final years in the 1970s.

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