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Creators:
Challis, John, 1907-1974
Frayer, William W.
Truesdale, Ephraim
Dates:
circa 1900-1974
Size:
24 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1375
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the Challis Harpsichord business, and the lives of Mr. Challis and his partner, Ephraim Truesdale. The collection contains correspondence, both personal and business; business records, including ledgers and journals; drawings, including design drawings for harpsichord decorations and elements; client files; subject files, e...

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Creators:
Hart, Schaffner and Marx.
Costume, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1901-1955
Size:
6 cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0426
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Composed of the company's history and advertising, including a number of style books. The historical materials highlight the firm's importance in the men's clothing industry; the stylebooks are a valuable record of styles in men's clothing during the first half of the 20th century. The Trade Board decisions in Series 2 (Feb. 1921-Feb. 1934) provide...

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Creators:
Bedman Brothers Rahway, New Jersey.
Bedman Brothers.
Bedman, Charles
Bedman, Frank
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Dates:
1859-1984
Size:
8.5 cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.BDB
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Bedman Brothers Company Records collection focuses primarily on the business and financial transactions of Bedman Brothers seed company of Rahway, New Jersey, and includes accounting ledgers, purchase orders, price lists, miscellaneous business and family correspondence, and various brochures, pamphlets and leaflets related to horticultural topics. Other holdings in the collection include World War II ration stamps and two scrapbooks, one of which contains many late nineteenth and early twentieth century chromo-lithographed trade cards (primarily from the sewing, clothing, and floral industries). The other scrapbook holds news clippings from the Civil War period. Some seed gathering equipment used by field workers rounds out the collection.

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Creators:
Automatic Button Company.
American Pearl Button Company.
Claus Schmarje Button Company.
Barry Manufacturing Company.
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Dates:
1898 - 1993
Size:
13 cubic feet (55 boxes, 4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the manufacture of both freshwater pearl and plastic buttons in Muscatine, Iowa, including at least 12 different companies from primarily 1925 to the 1960s.

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Creators:
Gilman, Georgiana Sandford, 1887-1982
MacDowell, Helen Sandford, 1889-
Pease, L.F.
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915
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Dates:
1831-2004
Size:
8 cubic feet (37 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company primarily in the early part of the century. It includes product designs and samples; advertising and marketing materials, as well as, correspondence and financial papers. In addition, there are the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immedia...

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Creators:
Burpee, W. Atlee, (Washington Atlee), 1858-1915
James Vick's Sons (Rochester, N.Y.).
W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
Wm. Henry Maule (Firm)
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Dates:
circa 1873-1978
bulk 1890-1930
Size:
201 cubic feet
12,715 items
Collection ID:
AAG.BRP2
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The collection contains the records of W. Atlee Burpee & Company and includes accounting records, seed trial records, seed contracts, sales records, contracts, inventories, office correspondence, contest letters, seed catalogs, pamphlets, advertisements and advertising reports, daybooks, photographs and other items relating to the company and some of its competitors. The collection is not comprehensive and includes significant gaps.

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Creators:
Dorn, Joel, 1942-2007
Dates:
1966-1987
Size:
8 cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0536
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Recording session logs, correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and accounting sheets and ledger documenting Dorn's career as a producer for Atlantic Records.

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Creators:
Aimar, George W.
Aimar, Harold
Aimar, G.W., Drug Company
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).
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Dates:
1864-1972
Size:
350 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0810
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The day-to-day business records of a Charleston, South Carolina pharmacy, including day books, ledger books, cash books, prescription books, invoices, letterpress copybooks, and formula books.

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Creators:
Bratten, R. C., Dr. (dentist)
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1930-1967
Size:
1.66 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0022
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents dentist Dr. R. C. Bratten's 50-year dental practice in Galion, Ohio.

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Creators:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972
Schiffman, Jack
Dates:
1931-1985
Size:
4 cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection documents the business endeavors of Frank Schiffman, and the Apollo Theater's contribution to American culture. The collection includes sound recordings, personal and business correspondence, photographs, business records, and printed material. The collection is arranged in six series as follows: Serie...

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