Trinidad Lake Asphalt Files
Scope and Contents
The collection includes correspondence, reports and miscellaneous information related to the Pitch Lake and the Trinidad Lake Asphalt Company. Also included are versions of a manuscript by D. C. Broome, The History and Technology of Trinidad Asphalt, 1972, 210 p.
Biographical / Historical
Trinidad Lake Asphalt Company became established in Trinidad in the 1870s following the export of asphalt and the introduction of its use for road surfaces in Europe and America. The information was in the possession of Alan Taylor, an official of Trinidad Lake Asphalt Company.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Alan Taylor in 1994.
- Trinidad Lake Asphalt Files
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