Baur Carbonic Company

Baur Carbonic Company
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Edythe Huffman, Feb. 2013


Organizational History:

The Baur Carbonic Company was founded in 1919 by Oscar Baur who was born Sept. 9, 1807 in Terre Haute, Indiana and died Jan. 23, 1952.  He sold the company in 1926 to the Liquid Carbonic Company, which he had co-founded in 1892 and in which he again became a director.


Indiana Biography Index
Barnhart, John D. and Donald. F. Carmony,  Indiana: From Frontier to Industrial Commonwealth. New York City: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc.,1954.
“John Jacob Baur”.  Wabash Valley Profiles. 2001. Wabash Valley Voices and Visions. Feb. 11, 2013. 

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of a postcard sized ink blotter, with the following text on it.  Baur Red Top CO2 – Best Gas – “Made in Indianapolis” – Backed Up by Over 30 Years Experience – Comes in Red Top Drums – Made By – The Baur Carbonic Company, Standard Avenue and Division Street, Indianapolis, IND. The picture of a girl with curly hair and flowers appears on the side with text. The dates 1921-1927 have been added in ink at the top.

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Collection Inventory

Item and Folder Listing:

Folder 1. 

1921-1927 1 ink blotter advertising The Baur Carbonic Company of Indianapolis, IND.

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1folder
Collection Dates: 1921-1927
Provenance:  Unknown
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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