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Creators:
Dixon, Ralph L.
Dixon, Hetty G.
Dates:
1924-1960
Size:
12 leaves (gathered matter components) (24 x 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.MSS001783B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Album with seventeen specimens of flowering plants that were collected, dried, and arranged by Ralph L. Dixon and his wife, Hetty G. Dixon. The album contains specimens of 17 plants that were gathered by the Dixons, mostly in the vicinity of Washington D.C. (Georgetown, Great Falls, and the C. & O. Canal towpath) in 1924. Two of the final group of specimens were gathered in Montana and the Rocky Mountains in 1960.

Creators:
Alexander, Robert Percival
Love, Charles M.
Dates:
1794-1984
Size:
31 boxes ((circa 2000 items))
Collection ID:
SIL-RA.XXXX-0008
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Materials collected by Robert P. Alexander, acquired by him chiefly between 1975 and 1985. The collection includes photocopied, reprinted, or excerpted articles from periodicals and chapters from books, abstracts, copies of typed manuscripts, and some non-book format materials (e.g. sound recordings, slides, etc.). The source of each item is generally typed or handwritten on the piece, although the source is not recorded in every case. Some soft-bound longer monographic works are also included in the collection. The collection includes materials issued from the late 18th century (i.e., in modern editions or photocopies) through the first half of the 1980s, with the bulk of the collection dating from the late 19th century onwards.

Creators:
Burndy Library
Dates:
[1825?]
Size:
155 pages ([i.e. 165], [34], ill. (some col.), 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS1006B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

On making, using, and transporting the guns, mortar, ammunition, etc. of the British Army c. 1825. Profusely illustrated with watercolors and ink diagrams, charts, and tables.

Creators:
United States. Patent Office.
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives
Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-
Dates:
1844-1906
Size:
4 volumes (ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.U57u
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
Creators:
Ward, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1834-1906
Theobald, Wm.
Hornaday, William Temple, 1854-1937
Theobald, Charles.
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Dates:
1878-1934
Size:
8 items
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001756A
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection of William Temple Hornaday's notes and correspondence, chiefly relating to his travels, his publications, and his collecting of wild animals. Includes lists of Hornaday's expenses and animals collected on an expedition to Borneo in 1878 for Henry A. Ward, with addendum dated 1933; correspondence from Albert N. Theobald, Charles Theobald, and Wm. Theobald of the Theobald Brothers firm of taxidermists in Mysore, south India (1906-1919); letters from Norman W. Mumford of Boston, Mass. (1920), G.W. Beardsley of the Evening Herald Co., Binghamton, N.Y. (1909), and Mortimer Osborne Bigelow, Capt. 8th U.S. Cavalry, Fort Huachuca, Arizona (1909), and a letter from Hornaday and his wife Josephine to Wm. Sarre[?] (1934).

Creators:
De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907
Dates:
[186-?]
Size:
1 album (40 leaves, all ill. (some col.), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.UC480.F71
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

A scrapbook of miscellaneous illustrations of European military uniforms, historical costumes, and some ecclesiastical architecture, featuring both engravings and original artwork (ink sketches and watercolor paintings).The uniforms, with examples from the Prussian, Hanoverian, Austrian, and other armies, date mostly from the first half of the 19th century. The historical costumes are chiefly from the early modern period, and are mostly Italian.

Creators:
United States. Patent Office.
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945.
Dates:
1914-1956
Size:
2 volumes ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.G57
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
Creators:
Locke, L. Leland (Leslie Leland), b. 1875
Locke, David C.
Dates:
1932-1937
Size:
1 volume (approximately 50 leaves, ill., 36 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001779B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook consisting mainly of miscellaneous newsclippings from the New York Tribune and other sources dating from 1932 and 1937, apparently compiled by David C. Locke, a public school administrator in Monaca, Beaver Co., Pennsylvania. Many of the articles have a general focus on education (particularly with a technical, scientific, or mathematical theme, such as the ideas of Albert Einstein); also represented are news stories on Pennsylvania history; medical trivia; inventions; eugenics; highway design; calendar reform; the metric system; government service (federal and local); alcohol and post-Prohibition American culture; brain teasers and puzzles; poetry; prayers; and comics. There are also some handwritten genealogical details about the Locke family.

Creators:
Horwitt, (George) Nathan, 1889-1990.
Dates:
[193-]-[196-]
Size:
4 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-127-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Horwitt's major projects from the 1930s to the 1960s.Project files include drawings, sketches, blueprints, correspondence, patents, legal correspondence, clippings, financial reports, and advertisements for Horwitt's projects. Samples of logos and letterheads he designed are included as well. The most thorough documentation pertains to the Braquette, the Cyclometer, the Museum Watch, and the Beta Chair. Drawings, sketches, blueprints, and plans are boxed separately, mostly flat. Interviews with individuals who worked with and knew Horwitt are on audio cassettes, "Recollections of Nathan Horwitt." Two short videos, "The Legend behind the Museum Watch" and "Movado Worldwide Museum" are stored on 3/4 in. video cassettes.

Creators:
Bonney, M. Thérèse (Mabel Thérèse), 1897-1978
Dates:
1925-1937
Size:
4,300 photographs (black and white)
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.2000-42-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection contains4,300 black and white photographs that document architecture and design in Paris from 1925-1937.These silver-gelatin prints, mostly 8 x 10, depicting French industrial art objects, interior settings, and window displays were amassed by Bonney who lived most of her life in Paris. Many of the photographs were done by Bonney. She collected others from news agencies, photographers, and stock photograph vendors. Many of the photographs are accompanied by captions composed in a conversational manner by Bonney.

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