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Antique Kentucky Firearms Library Resources on the ALR Website
« on: January 25, 2009, 02:00:35 AM »
In this area we will post the URLs of  AmericanLongrifles.com (present and achieved) articles and scholarly works that  enhance the knowledge  of  the Guns and Gun makers in the Museum. Note: You may have to copy and paste the URL to get to the reference. Please do not reply here; this is a reference site only. Add any comments in the Antique Gun Collecting Board above.

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1. North Carolina Schools of Gunsmithing

       a. Bear Creek School by Michael Briggs  
                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=2954.0

       b.   Most Longrifles from the Davidson and Salem Schools have a beavertail  tab in that location. Here is a couple of examples. ( Posted
by Michael Briggs

              http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj177/mbriggs_photo/PICT0310.jpg

              http://i272.photobucket.com/albums/jj177/mbriggs_photo/PICT0260-1.jpg

        C. North Carolina Gunsmiths moving west by Michael Briggs

              http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3557.0

        D. Guilford Co: Craft Jackson and Isaac Jones by Michael Briggs

             http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3550.0

        E. Another Great North Carolina Rifle  by Michael Briggs

           http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3516.0

        F. Andrew Long Rifle By Robert Pearl

            http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3471.0

        G.  Rowan School

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3203.0  
    
        H.  The Lower Deep River School       by Michael Briggs

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=3040.0

         J.   Gunsmith: William Lamb,   Jamestown School

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4832.0

         K: Gunsmith: Thomas Fletcher Merritt, Jamestown School

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4832.0

          L.   Gunsmith: James M. Wood,   Jamestown School

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4829.0

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4888.0

          M.   Gunsmith: Henry Wright,    Deep River School

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4951.0

           N.   The Guilford and Jamestown Schools
                  ( the complete report   of  Michael Briggs  posted 6/12/09)  

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/briggs_post.htm

           O.  Henry Ledford , Jamestown School

                    http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=10709.0



2 Pennsylvania:
         A.   Beck, J.P   Lebanon, PA   ( Pictures of an original)

                http://www.liv18thc.com/JPBeck/    

                  Frasier Museum  J.P. Beck  

                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5099.0

        B.    Leman       Lancaster, PA   ( Pictures of original)

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3573.0

                http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11777.0

        C.   J. Fleeger      Alllegheny, PA

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3440.0

        D.  Trautman, D. B.     Bedford, Somerset  PA

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3406

        E.   Allemangel School  Schneider ?

                    http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3387.0

                    http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11521.0

        F. Hess, Philip   Lehigh Co

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3224.0

        G. Berks County Gunmakers:

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3223.0

        H.  Allentown Gun

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3218.0

        I.  Haga, Wolfgang   Reading/ Wommelsdorf, PA

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3215.0


        J.  Shuler, John     Millerstown, Perry Co and Liverpool, PA

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3168.0

                http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5488.0

        K.    Moll, John    Allentown, PA

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3084.0    

        L.     Kornman, D.    "Upper Susquehanna" School

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3022.0  

        M.    Keller, J.         Carlisle, PA

                   http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3000.0

        N.   Lehigh Rifle

                       http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4732.0

         O.   Rupp Attribution as to which family member has been questioned.

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4893.0

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=13303.0
          P.   J. P. Beck

                    http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5099.0

           Q.     Henry Sr.,  William

                       http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7285.0


           R.     Beyer, Nicholas,   Lebanon Co, PA

                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7285.0

           S.       Roop, J

                          http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7343.0

                          http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7344.0

                          http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7345.0

            T.   Fainot, George Frederick  .....Lancaster, PA

                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7606.0

             U.       Martin Meylin

                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=2996.0

             V.    Lechler, Henry   Lancaster and Carlisle

                    http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7999.0

             W.    McCosh, Samuel

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=1rsd2dqein93khiai0grnjju74&topic=1766.0


              X  Golcher Family of locksmiths

                       http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=ednaij8qm99m58oonru6eoo402&topic=8561.0

              Y. The Mysterious Lebanon School:

                       http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11683.0  

              Z.  Schools of Gunsmithing in PA...Controversy  

                          http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11578.0

                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11216.0

            AA.   The  " Alamengal" School
                        
                       http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11521.0.

            BB. "Moravian Gunsmiths"  or "Christian Springs"

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11463.0

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=11119.0

            CC: "Bonewitz, John" by Henry Bishop

                         http://asoac.org/bulletins/89_bishop_bonewitz.pdf

             DD: Beck, Christian

                          http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=13196.0

              EE:  Slaysman, George (father) and Charles ( son)


                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=15466.0

             FF:   The Brass Barrel Rifle and the Musician Rifle

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=21309.0

             GG:   Strawick, Andrew  
                        
                                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=28695.0



3. Kentucky:

        A.  Riser, Jacob        Bardstown, Kentucky

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3187.0


4.  Illinois

        A.     Hunt, Thomas         Illinois ( and Ohio)

                   http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=2984.0


5.     Indiana

         A. McClellan, William of Albion, Indiana

          http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5487.0

6.     New York

           A. Hudson Valley Fowler ( Very early)

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=6091.0

               http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5964.0

7.        Fowler  ( Southern)

            a. Southern Fowler discussion and example:
        
                  http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=6257.0

8.            New Hampshire Gunsmiths

              http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=6618.0


9.             Virginia

              A. Frederick Kleet

                    http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7121.0

10           Ohio

               A. Nathaniel Clark   , Miamisburg, Ohio

                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7619.0

               B. Small, John        Vincennes, OH

                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=15486.0

11.           Vermont
 
              A.   Belknap, John

                                 http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=8668.0

12.          Georgia:

              A.  Suttels, William

                             http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=8906.0

13.       Tennesssee

              A.    Bean Family History
                    
                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=15464.0

14. Alabama
               
              a. Barlow, J.M.     Family History

                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=17353.0

     RESTORATION: discussions of interest   ]                  

      1.   Related to a Jamestown Gun and guns in general
  
                 http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=8994.0  
    
       2.   Cleaning    

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=8682.0  

        3. The picture story of the Restoration of a gun attributed to "Peter Kunz"

                      http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=12338.0    




    Opinions and Miscellaneous Topics about Kentucky Longrifle Subjects

         a. Side opening patchboxes by E. Kettenberg

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=3406

         b.  The gun: Art or Weapon?

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=2831.0

         c. "Fishbelly Stocks" by C. Johnson

               http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=2585.0

        d.   "Stewardship vs Ownership"   by "flintriflesmith"

                http://americanlongrifles.org/old_board/index.php?topic=2404.0
        
        e. Henry Kauffman: An early Kentucky Rifle scholar
                      A tribute to an old friend by Wayne Heckert
 
                  http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=3832.0


        F.   Antique Arms and Investing

                  http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=4888.0

 
        G. Discussion on Rifle Barrel  signatures
    
                http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5082.0

                 http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5082.0

        H.  An analytic approach to evaluating an unsigned gun as
                     to its maker, school or region is contained
                     in the comments below this pictured rifle.


                    http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5046.0

        J.     Back Action Locks

                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=5383.0

        h.    To Polish or not to polish old brass and silver on a gun A  
                           A debate!

                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=6803.0

        1.       Division of Gun Building Work in the early days

                          http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7287.0

         M.     Origin of Percussion Ignition

                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7732.0

         N.      " Identifying a Restock"    
 
                         http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=7719.0

          O. Gun Barrels and Metals in Colonial Times:

                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=9084.0
                        
                        http://www.flintriflesmith.com/WritingandResearch/WebArticles/ironandsteel.htm

           P.   Identifying wood origins of stocks

                        http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=10149.0

            Q. Lockmakers and Flintlock ID

                       http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=12686.0

             R.   Living Relatives of Known longrifle smiths

                       http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=12546.0

             S.  The dilemma of identifying  an unsigned PA long rifle a discussion:

                    http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=16835.0

              T. The Lehigh Indian Head

                   http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=14513.0

               U.   Diary of a Longrifle Collector

                          
                           http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=19529.0

                        




            


                
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