Skip to content

Erector Set Instruction Booklet

Erector Set Instruction Booklet
Erector Set Instruction Booklet

Erector Set Instruction Booklet, The A.C. Gilbert Company, c. 1938, Paper, 10.24 x 6.69 inches, Gift of Janet Moser, 1980.13.5.

Entrepreneur A.C. Gilbert introduced American children to Erector Sets in 1913 with the first ever national advertising campaign for a toy. Marketed heavily toward young boys, different kits provided materials for construction projects ranging from bridges and buildings to motorized trains and a Ferris wheel.

Comments are closed.

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.

Report an accessibility barrier.Privacy.