Iron City Commercial College ... Bookkeeping ... Penmanship ... Arithemetic ... Counting House calculations

The first business college in the United States

Iron City Commercial College ... Bookkeeping ... Penmanship ... Arithemetic ... Counting House calculations

[Pittsburgh]: engraved on stone and printed by A. Krebs & Bro., lithographers, [1859?]. Very large broadside advertising the Iron City Commercial College, approx. 40¼" x 30", the text bordered at the top with angels bearing quills, large ornamental wreath enclosing the text and an image of the college with various busines cards printed in the margins; the whole "written and flourisged by Cowley and Cooper" who had won several awards; central at the bottom is an image of a Commercial College classroom, "the largest and most commercial school in the United States." Previous folds (with occasional smalls splits), but on the whole very good. The institution still exists today as the Everest Institute. It was founded in 1851 by a Scottish immigrant Peter Duff, and was subsequenly known as Duff's Mercantile College, The Pioneer Business College in America, Iron City Commercial College, and Duff's Iron City College. The Institute was acquired by Rhodes Business Group, Inc. on October 17, 1996. In June 2006, the name of the school was changed to Everest Institute. It is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc. It was the first business college in the United States. AAS only in OCLC. Item #52317

Price: $2,000.00

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