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Robert Gair

Harry Allen Smith

Robert Gair

a study

by Harry Allen Smith

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Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gair, Robert, -- 1839-1927

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] H. Allen Smith, with an introduction by Lewis Mumford.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 118 p.
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23318152M

    Accessible book, Protected DAISY, American wit and humor, Journalists H. Allen Smith (), Gene Fowler (), H. Allen Smith, Robert Gair, Robert Gair () Time. 20th century. 3 Lists. Add to List. Mid-Century Humor from Maria Williams; Authors to Read from Wilford L. Robert GAIR passed away in Vancouver, British Columbia. The obituary was featured in The Vancouver Sun on Ma

    Right: Robert Gair and the 79th New York Highlanders of the Civil War. When people think of New York business titans, they often think of families like the Rockefellers or Astors. The name Robert Gair may not ring any bells, but he is largely responsible for that cardboard box that contains the breakfast cereal you eat in the mornings. Engineer Introduction: Don Lancaster, Mathew Evans, Robert Gair, Václav Prokop DiviS, Alexander Mitchell, Henry Mill, Alois Negrelli, Ferdinand Mannlicher, Paul Eisler, Nicolae Vasilescu-Karpen, François Isaac de Rivaz, Arun Netravali, Cornelis Lely (Paperback) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The old Hamilton Theatre, with its collection of mermaid-ish caryatids, is on the NW corner of Broadway and West th Street. It was built in (Thomas Lamb, arch.] and operated as an + seat vaudeville hall and movie theater until ; since then, the building has served as a boxing ring, a church and, as the Hamilton Palacio, a disco. Robert Gair passed away in Calgary, Alberta. Funeral Home Services for Robert are being provided by Leyden's Funeral Home. The obituary was featured in Calgary Herald on October 8,


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Robert Gair invented the folding carton in Brooklynite Robert Gair/Gayer was a printer and paper bag maker in the s. He invented the Robert Gair book folding carton by accident: a metal ruler used to crease bags shifted position and cut the bag.

Gair found that by cutting and creasing paperboard in one operation, he could make prefabricated cartons. He ultimately entered the corrugated.

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New York: Robert Gair Co., Original poster. Lithograph. 30 x inches. This graphic Liberty Bond poster shows an American soldier about to bayonet a German soldier in a trench.

Rendered in black and white and in a style imitating an artist's sketch, this poster suggests to the civilian viewer that their effort in buying bonds at home is of equal importance to those of the troops Author: Robert GAIR.

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Robert Gair’s family emigrated to Brooklyn inwhen Gair was only He spent his adolescence as a plumber’s apprentice, learning his father’s trade. He was quick to develop a sense of American pride; at he cast his first ballot for Abraham Lincoln.

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Legend has it that Robert Gair's son, George, named the biscuits that Nabisco were putting in Gair's cardboard boxes. According to the book Cartons, Crates and Corrugated Board, by Diana Twede. That same year Robert Gair accidentally invents the pre-cut cardboard box. Around this time the Miehle Printing Press & Manufacturing Co.

is founded by Robert Miehle. The company builds flat-bed cylinder presses and from onward will also produce a series of popular vertical cylinder presses. Independent oil and gas company Iona Energy has made changes to its senior management team. The company, which has a number of assets in the North Sea, announced four new appointments.

Robert Gair. Education and military service. Gayre was born as George Robert Gair on 6 August in Dublin to Robert William Gair (), a confectioner, and Clara Hull or Hart, and in bogus pedigrees recorded in Ireland in and published between andhe claimed that his father was the son of William Gillies Gair (), a portrait painter born at Greenock in Scotland, but was.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, H. Allen (Harry Allen), Robert Gair. New York, Dial Press, (OCoLC) Named Person.

Robert Gair invented the corrugated box in Brooklynite Robert Gair was a printer and paper bag maker in the s. He invented the corrugated (reinforced) cardboard box by accident: a metal ruler normally used to crease bags shifted in position and cut the bag. Education and military service.

Gayre was born as Robert Gair on 6 August in Dublin to William Gillies Gair and Mary O'Connor. He earned an MA from University of Edinburgh, then studied at Exeter College, Oxford.

Gayre served with the British Expeditionary Force in France inas a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Artillery afterwards becoming Educational Adviser to the Allied.

In Continental Can acquired Hazel-Atlas Glass Co., third-largest U.S. manufacturer of glass containers, and thus became the first company with a full line of containers in metal, paper, and glass. It also bought Robert Gair Co., a leading producer of paperboard products.

Book description Biography of Robert Gair: paper bag maker and inventor of the cardboard box. It is notable as the first book published by humorist H.

Allen : H. Allen Smith. Back inRobert Gair found a way to cut and crease paperboard in one operation, making paperboard cartons easier and cheaper to manufacture. The discovery led to a revolutionary new product - the world’s first affordable cardboard box.

It was now. Tag Archives: Robert Gair The Governor Is In: Colonie Spreads Its Brooklyn Reign in DUMBO. Posted on July 5, by BlackBook. When a group of servers who formally worked at Public got together and opened their first restaurant Colonie, it was gamble to see if people would take the trek to Brooklyn Heights to check out the place.

After all. Brooklyn: Robert Gair, n.d., ca. Approximately 7½ x 5 x 3 when built; includes the original red and white cloth handle which remains intact; the illustration of the Brock Hotel is a wood engraving taken from a photograph the engraving signed U.S.

Photo Eng Co. Boston and is within a fancy metal-cut border; the copyright slug reads Robert Gair / Manufacturer / & Chambers, and.

Robert Gair became the dominant industrial presence in DUMBO in the early twentieth century. Gair was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in and came to America at the age of fourteen.

He worked as a clerk in a dry goods store in New York City before serving in the Civil War (he reached the rank of captain). Its principal customer was the Robert Gair Company. InRobert Gair purchased the mill.

He had become a leader in the paper industry in Manhattan and Brooklyn after the Civil War. Inafter a worker accidentally cut thro paper seed bags, Gair developed a method to cut and crease cardboard in a single operation introducing.

Rept for Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.A Tribute to Robert Gair. (A record of addresses at the unveiling of the memorial plaque to Mr. Robert Gair.) by Gair Old Timers Association (N.Y.) (Book) 1 edition published in in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.Robert Gair was a printer and paper bag maker based in Brooklyn, NY.

He is best known for inventing corrugated cardboard and the folding carton. Driven by these successes, his rapidly growing company constructed a number of buildings the area of New York now known as DUMBO.