Burden, Laura

scratch awl

scratch awl

scratch awl


A metal scratch awl (also referred as an ice pick) with a wooden handle that was used by Teresa Summerskill and it was donated by Laura Burden. On the left side on the top of the handle upside down reads "Stanley - No. 7 - Hurwood - Made In CAL." The company name of "Stanley", also known as the full name of "Stanley Hand Tools", was found in 1843 by Frederick Trent Stanley. It is a division of the main company name Stanley Black & Decker (formerly named Stanley Works), in which it was formerly a bolt and door hardware manufacturing company. For donor biography see description for 021.10.01.


awl, Tools - Domestic


Burden, Laura

Date of Object:

ca. 1930s - 1940s

Accession #:



14.4cm L X 4cm W

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