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Creators:
Foulke, Dr.
Dates:
1784
Size:
0.01 cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0524
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a ticket from Doctor Foulke to George Washington for Foulke's pneumatics lecture and the first balloon exhibit in America. Framed with the ticket is a letter from Washington, regretting that he cannot attend the lecture.

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Creators:
Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 volume (approximately 70 leaves, ill., 34 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001780B
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 in the scrapbook include: Baldwin's calculating machine; Reliance Machine Works (B.F. Quimby); Baldwin's arithmometer; Teasdale's calculating machine; American Type Machine Co. (Westcott type casting and setting machine); Babbage's difference engine; Warren on the Thomas De Colmar calculating machine; Warren Bros. calculating engine; Tendollaradder (Grant Calculating Machine Co.); tabulating machine of G. & E. Schuetz; the Pidgin Electric Calculating Machine Co.; Webb's adding machine; Sir William Thomson's harmonic analyzer; L. Bollée's calculating machine; Grant's ciphering hand-organ; and Hattersley composing and distributing machines.

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Creators:
Norton, Robert H.
Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
Kass, Marcia
Dates:
1876
Size:
0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0825
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An artificial collection of ephemera from World's Fairs, intended as a growing repository for such miscellany from multiple sources. The initial donation consists of a season ticket, a booklet of souvenir tickets, and one menu from the 1939 New York World's Fair. The 2010 addendum contains eleven graphic works relating to World's Fairs. Eight of th...

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Creators:
Walsh, Charles, 1877-1912
Dates:
bulk 1903-1945
Size:
0.83 cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection chronicles the exploits of Charles F. Walsh during the years 1909-1912, including the following: numerous photos of the Walsh 1911 Silver Dart, Curtiss biplanes and aircraft engines; photos of personalities such as Lincoln Beachey, Glenn Curtiss, Thomas Sopwith, Eugene Ely, John McCurdy, and Beckwith Havens; an original drawing of t...

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Creators:
Kondratas, Ramunas A.
Dates:
2000
Size:
0.12 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0742
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Items relating to Expo 2000 in Hannover, Germany, including postcards, pamphlets, guide book, and two tickets.

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Creators:
Rubin, Jamee
Little, Meg
Chase, Kevin
Smucker, Conrad
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Dates:
2002
Size:
0.5 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0806
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ephemera from the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, including advertising, packaging, program books, ticket stubs, maps, spectator and media guides, and other printed ephemera.

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Creators:
Linkous, Eleanor
Dates:
1925-1956
Size:
0.12 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0774
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scorecard and program from the 1925 World Series; a scorecard and program for the 1937 All-Star Game; a program from the National Football League's World Championship game, 1942; and a program and scorecard from the 1956 All-Star Game. All of these games were played in Washington, D.C. Also includes some articles and two ticket stubs from the 195...

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Creators:
Lee, Edith Lavinia
Fairmont Seminary (Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
circa 1912-1927
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook compiled by Lee, documenting her time as a student at the Fairmont Seminary in Washington, D.C. in the 1910s. The scrapbook mostly documents the social lives of Lee and other students at the school, especially the dances, sporting events, graduations and other activities at the U.S. Naval Academy. The contents of the scrapbook include a h...

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Creators:
Berau, Rubye, 1900-
Dates:
bulk 1931-1977
Size:
0.3 cubic feet ((1 flat box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0066
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following types of material chronicling the aviation career of Rubye Berau: scrapbook pages; photographs, including shots of Berau, Babe Walker Smith, Admiral T. G. W. Settle, Harry Harter, Major Addison, Ray "Kitch" Kitchingman, Jimmy Doolittle, and groups shots of the Squadron of Death members; newspaper articles; ...

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Creators:
Scheaffer, Daniel
Dates:
1928-1952
bulk 1928-1943
Size:
1.09 cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0267
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes material that Sheaffer collected about TAT, including: tickets, advertisements, brochures, route maps, schedules, TAT business documents, TAT Air Mail documents, photographs, correspondence, and a scrapbook detailing Transcontinental Air Transport. There is also some material pertaining to Curtiss-Wright Corporation. The ph...

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