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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology, Division of Agriculture and Mining
Dates:
circa 1923-1973
Size:
1.8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 240
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture. (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
1906-1907.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1096
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Glass plate negatives of the Department of Agriculture building in Washington, D.C. while under construction. All of the photographs appear to have been taken at approximately the same time period.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1786-1971
Size:
9.93 cubic feet (consisting of 21 boxes, 9 folders, 12 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Agriculture
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Agriculture forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
National Museum of American History, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Dates:
1982-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Lu Ann Jones, researcher for the Southern Agriculture Oral History Project, documenting her research activities in regard to oral histories about farming and rural life in the United States. Jones used this information to co-write a review essay on oral history and agriculture for the "Journal of ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin Willits,...

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood Studios.
Underwood & Underwood, Inc.
Dates:
circa 1930s-1940s
Size:
0.5 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0219
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Negatives depict agricultural subjects.,The collection contains 109 4" x 5" glass negatives, 5 5" x 7" glass negatives, 5 5" x 7" film negatives, and 2 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" glass negatives. There are xerographic copies of selected original captions (originals, on enclosures, discarded). Stock file for newspaper and magazine reproduction.

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Dates:
1824-1846.
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0057
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of an unidentified person, possibly living in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, includes entries regarding items purchased and sold, such as bricks and agricultural products, and a record of himself and other persons employed, including the rental of animal teams for ploughing.

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Creators:
United States., Dept. of Agriculture
Dates:
1928-1929
Size:
ca. 120 glass negatives
ca. 100 prints: silver gelatin
3 negatives: nitrate
2 negatives: acetate
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of settlements, people (including Negritos), artifacts, agriculture (especially sugarcane), headdresses, tattooing and body marking, members of the expedition, and the expedition's plane. This collection contains photographs by every member of the expedition. Other images are from Frank Hurley's documentary, "Pearls and Savages", or were mad...

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Creators:
United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Insect Identification and Parasite Introduction Research Branch
Dates:
1907-1959
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7458
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the identification of specimens sent to the USDA for determination. Correspondents include J. Chester Bradley, Theodore D. A. Cockerell, Ezra Townsend Cresson, Jr., Henry Torsey Fernald, and Phil Rau.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)., Dept. of Anthropology
Dates:
undated
Size:
64 photographic prints (1 album box, color)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.125
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting 18th and 19th century textiles from New Hampshire and Finland; clothing and fashion in Tuscany and London; gourd and agave cultivation; and early English seals. The photographs and published pages appear to have been collected in the department for transfer to other departments and divisions; the transfers, however, were nev...

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