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Creators:
Brown, Brian Ivan
Kearns, Robert W.
Kearns, Timothy
Quan, John
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Dates:
1963-1999
Size:
8.5 cubic feet (24 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1406
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the inventive career of physicist and engineer Robert W. Kearns. Kearns invented and patented in 1967 the windshield wiper system with intermittent operation (US 3,351,836), among other inventions. The papers include notebooks, correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, patents, drawings, and trade literature.

Creators:
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
Moody, James, 1925-2010
Moody, Linda
Dates:
1989-2008
Size:
14 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1405
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the life and career of musician James Moody, and includes: Moody's compositions and arrangements, including parts for various instruments; correspondence, some personal, some business; business records such as contracts, copyright and royalty statements, and tour itineraries; photographs, some personal, and some documentin...

Creators:
American Heirloom Galleries.
Bass Brothers Furniture Co.
Broyhill Industries.
Century Furniture Co., Inc.
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Dates:
1978-1980
Size:
4 cubic feet (6 vertical boxes, 2 Paige boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0286
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of the raw materials (completed schedules and catalogues) for a survey of material of historical interest and importance associated with American furniture manufacturers. There is a folder for each of the approximately 210 furniture manufacturing companies asked to participate in the survey, filed alphabetically by company. ...

Creators:
Winslow, Randolph, 1852-1937, surgeon, medical school professor
Dates:
1868-1924.
Size:
2.5 cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0150
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Winslow Collection contains diaries, patient records, account books, collected historical materials, taped oral history interviews and miscellaneous papers. The core of the collection consists of a chronological series of small, handwritten leather bound books used for personal diaries, college and medical school notes, and patient records, kep...

Creators:
Washington, William Augustine, Colonel, 1757-1810
Dates:
1789-1840
Size:
0.33 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers consist primarily of bills and receipts for a large and varied number of articles. They are for such commodities as blankets, hose, flannel, linen, tea, molasses, calico, muslin, shoes, sugar, ribbons, needles, wheat, oats, salt and silk. Some of the prices are in pounds, shillings and pence, others are in dollars. The papers include a...

Creators:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1835-1930
Size:
0.3 cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mainly personal notebooks of engineers, although one is a listing of products of a manufacturer of gears and another is a compilation of shop orders for various products of a manufacturer. They generally contain technical descriptions, drawings, specifications, and financial data.

Creators:
Herosian, Rocky, former NMAH guard
Ryan, Francis Carroll, elementary school student
Dates:
1910-1943
Size:
0.1 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0295
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes pictorial greeting cards for Christmas, Valentine's Day, etc., and picture post cards, some with written messages; and grade school report cards, health reports, perfect attendance certificates, a Routt College High School commencement program (1937), and other school documents. Most of the material relates to or is addressed to Francis Ca...

Creators:
Hittinger, Joseph J.
Dates:
1921-1923
Size:
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five letters from Joseph J. Hittinger, Eugene, Oregon to a friend named Belote indicate that Belote was a staff member of the National Museum in Washington, D.C. and that the two men have mutual professional and personal friends. The letters, to which no replies are available, include professional gossip, numerous references to Mr. Hittinger's inte...

Creators:
Federico, P. J.
Dates:
1789-1841.
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0298
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two notebooks: One is marked "Patent Office" and contains materials 1789-1841, relating to the Patent Office's early years and copies of official reports to the Congress. The second notebook is marked "Elliot" and consists mainly of the Elliot controversies.

Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art ...

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