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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1886-1928 and undated
Size:
22.74 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (40 document boxes) (3 tall document boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 221
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include official records that document the history of the USNH while Joseph Nelson Rose was assistant botanist at the United States Department of Agriculture (1888-1896), assistant and associate curator, USNH, United States National Museum (1896-1911), and the Division of Plants, USNM (1917-1928); also personal and official papers...

Creators:
Abbot, John, 1751-1840
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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:
Tworkov, Jack
Dates:
1926-1993
Size:
9.7 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tworjack2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jack Tworkov papers measure 9.7 linear feet and are dated 1926-1993. Tworkov's work as a painter and influential teacher, as well as his personal life, are documented by extensive journals and substantive correspondence that record his ideas about art and teaching, and illuminate his relationships with friends, colleagues, and students. Many sketchbooks, writings, interviews, photographs, and moving images are also included.

Creators:
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971
Dates:
1890-1973
bulk 1922-1971
Size:
8.9 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.knatkarp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of cubist painter Karl Knaths measure 8.9 linear feet and date from 1890 to 1973, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1922 to 1971. The collection includes biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, four diaries, 22 notebooks and notes on theoretical color and compositional approaches to painting, published and draft copies of essays on art, miscellaneous printed material, 132 sketchbooks and other artwork.

Creators:
Donnald, Morrill,
Kansas Wesleyan University.
Torrence, Vernon Keith, 1921-1946
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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Dates:
1940-1942
Size:
0.8 cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0717
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs, a Kansas Wesleyan University yearbook (with personal messages and inscriptions), diplomas, correspondence regarding Torrence's disappearance, newspaper clippings, his memorial service booklet or program, and a diary which he kept during a week-long adventure as a "hobo" in Kansas.

Creators:
Pauly, Frank G.
Timken Roller Bearing Company.
United States. Bureau of Mines.
Dates:
1925-1957
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0380
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily technical papers by Timken engineers, presented in journals and meetings of professional societies. The papers concern the use of Timken roller bearings and other products in locomotives and other rolling stock on U.S. railroads and rapid transit systems. Also articles from trade magazines and brochures advertising Timken products, and a ...

Creators:
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995
Dates:
circa 1909-1977
Size:
9 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.saarlili
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Cambridge sculptor and illustrator, Lilian Swann Saarinen, measure nine linear feet and date from circa 1909 to 1977. The collection documents Saarinen's career through correspondence with artists, architects, publishers, and gallery owners; writings and notes, including manuscripts and illustrations for children's books and publications; project and teaching files; financial records; artwork, including numerous project sketches; and photos of Saarinen and her artwork. Saarinen's personal life is also documented through diaries and correspondence with friends and family members, including Eero Saarinen, to whom she was married from 1939-1953.

Creators:
Boyd, John C.
Boyd, Walter Willard, Dr.
Carpenter, Josephine
Dates:
1874-1945
Size:
6 cubic feet (7 boxes)
2 motion picture films
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers related to Dr. John C. Boyd's career as a U.S. Navy surgeon, including his commission, names recommended for awards, his casebook for 1874-1877, his correspondence, including two letterpress books, 1895-1902; photographs. Also photographs, especially those by his son, Dr. Walter Willard Boyd, of Dr. Harvey Cushing performing neurosurgical and other operations; two films (1931) of an operation; two scrapbooks, including one outlining an accident and eventual amputation of the leg of Walter Jones Willard (includes letters and sympathy cards).

Creators:
Later, Meyer, 1895-1984
Dates:
1917-1919
Size:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1140
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and artifacts documenting Meyer Later, a World War I veteran who served with the United States Army in France between September, 1918 and April, 1919.

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