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Creators:
Locke, David C.
Locke, L. Leland (Leslie Leland), b. 1875
Dates:
1932-1937
Size:
1 volume, approximately 50 leaves
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS 001779 B
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; highwa ...

Creators:
Centennial Exhibition. (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 volume, approximately 70 leaves
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS 001780 B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook compiled by George Barnard Grant (inventor of Grant's calculating machine), a businessman based in Lexington and Boston, Massachusetts, containing printed ephemera, machine manuals, handwritten and typescript notes and correspondence, photographs, patent applications, and other papers relating to calculating machines, inventors, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and Grant's patent dispute with Léon Bollée in the 1880s. Some of the other inventions and companies referenced ...

Creators:
United States National Museum.
Museums of the Peaceful Arts.
Locke, L. Leland (Leslie Leland), b. 1875
Dates:
1873-1939
Size:
0.5 linear feet
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS 001781 B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbooks compiled by Leslie Leland Locke, chiefly containing notes and ephemera on the history of calculating machines and typewriters, information on inventors, and notes for Locke's own collection of calculating machines. Some of the inventors, correspondents, inventions, companies, and agencies referenced include: Charles Babbage; Frank Stephen Baldwin (Baldwin's calculating machine); Edwin A. Bayley; Ernst Benecke (Brunsviga-Maschenienwerke Grimme, Natalis & Co. A.G., Braunsweig); Burrough ...

Dates:
[1825?]
Size:
155 pages, [i.e. 165], [34]
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS1006 B
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:
Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630.
Dates:
[between 1591 and 1630]
Size:
3 items
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS782 A
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

D.S. in German, sheet of autograph calculations (4 p.), and holograph manuscript (4 p.) of excerpt from Eclogae Chronicae, in Latin and Greek.

Creators:
Spicer, Peter, 1795-1873
Dates:
1805-1806
Size:
1 volume, 53 pages
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.q MSS 001770
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Notebook kept by Peter Spicer for recording arithmetical concepts and exercises as a young student, with an emphasis on business and bookkeeping-related skills. Some of the topics covered include: Federal money; simple interest; brokerage; insurance; compound interest; annuities; loss and gain; conjoined proportion; vulgar fractions; decimal fractions; arithmetical progression; and geometrical progression; among others.

Creators:
De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907
Dates:
[186-?]
Size:
1 album, 40 leaves
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:
Sloane, George B.
Southgate, H. M. (Hugh McLellan), 1871-1940
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
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Dates:
[189-?]-1940
Size:
27 v. (approximately 6,900 p.) ; 1 index v.
Collection ID:
SIL-NPM.XXXX-0012
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

The collection consists chiefly of hand-written notes made by Southgate on a wide range of postal history topics and related matters, generally on lined or graph paper measuring 25 x 15 cm. or smaller, for keeping in triple-post binders. Some of the notes were made in "Lefax" or other commercially-available notebooks. The collection includes numerous mounted newsclippings, brochures, and excerpted articles from philatelic journals, as well as statistical data, advertisements, copies of correspon ...

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 i ...

Creators:
Zalesch, Saul E.
Dates:
[1950-2005, bulk 1980-2004]
Size:
75 linear feet, circa 9,000 items
Collection ID:
SIL-RA.XXXX-0015
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection consists of retail mail order catalogs from numerous commercial organizations, chiefly American but also includes catalogs from European companies. Catalogs cover a wide range of consumer goods, including home furnishings, books, musical instruments, toys, men's and women's apparel, jewelry, A/V materials, firearms, art , hobby crafts and gifts.

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