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Creators:
Childs, James J., 1926-
Dates:
1952-1991
Size:
55 cubic feet (132 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0420
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials, including correspondence, photographs, and drawings relating to the field of numerical control of machinery; also a large quantity of printed material, especially trade catalogs and trade literature.

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Creators:
Marimekko, Inc.
Dates:
1951-1979
bulk 1957-1979
Size:
8.5 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-123-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection covers the period that Ratia was with Marimekko, 1951-1979.It includes scrapbook, press releases, correspondence, brochures, photographs, magazine articles, swatches, and trade catalogs. It contains extensive information about the company's affiliation with D/R and its operations in Finland. It includes a copy of "Phenomenon Marimekko," the catalog from a comprehensive exhibition that was held at the Museum of Applied Arts in Helsinki in 1986. The collection contains legal correspondence and contracts pertaining to D/R's representation of Marimekko in the United States, as well as numerous swatches, sample books, brochures for stockholders, and trade catalogs. Files pertaining to Marimekko's work in Finland is mostly in Finnish and consists of brochures, posters, articles, and sample books, as well as a copy of the publication, "Design in Finland 1983."Additional information on Marimekko's association with D/R can be found in the Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive's Design Research, Inc. Collection.

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Creators:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948
American Rose Society
Dates:
1899-1974
Size:
30 cubic feet (2718 photographs: black and white; 448 glass lantern slides; 41 glass negatives; color records; plant patents; publications. )
Collection ID:
AAG.MCF
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The J. Horace McFarland Collection includes over 3,100 photographic images of private and public gardens throughout the United States, as well as some from foreign countries, dating from 1899 to 1963. Many of these images, generated for Mount Pleasant Press (later the J. Horace McFarland Company), were used to illustrate trade catalogs published by the firm as well as journal and newspaper articles. The collection also contains color records that were used as reference aids during the printing process, plant patents, and various publications of the McFarland Company.

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Creators:
Richards, Oscar W., Dr.
Dates:
1923-1988.
Size:
4 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0343
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Articles by Dr. Richards and others in the field of microscopy and biology, copies of publications, reprints of articles by others in the field, books, trade catalogs, a small metal file cabinet with indexes to various subject matters by author/scientist, prints of microscopes from antique instruments to the modern design, sales catalogues, negativ...

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Creators:
Zalesch, Saul E.
Dates:
[1950-2005, bulk 1980-2004]
Size:
75 linear feet (circa 9,000 items, cm.)
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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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Page Tractor Company
Dates:
1940-1979.
Size:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1005
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Page Tractor Company and its parent company, Pioneer Manufacturing. The papers include customer inquiries and the responses to them, drawings and blueprints, invoices, trade literature, parts catalogs and price lists, and instruction manuals.

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Creators:
Fanning, Robbie
Dates:
1985-2002.
Size:
4.75 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1139
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials on the subject of sewing and sewing machines, including correspondence, Fanning's subject files, photographs, newsletters, product manuals, catalogs, trade literature, articles, reprints, sewing periodicals, and VHS videos.

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Dates:
1930-1980
Size:
1.75 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1450
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers relate to Johnson's work as an engineer with the National Sales Engineering Corporation Records, and its machine tool products.

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Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
circa 1850-1990
Size:
4.8 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1257
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of archival materials on the history of the piano, including: print advertisements for piano makers; sales brochures and catalogs for various piano makers; part and supply catalogs; price lists; trade cards; postcards; trade publications; owners' manuals; tuning guides and magazines; instruction books; photographs; an account book for ...

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Creators:
Fried, Frederick, 1909-1994
Illions, Bernard J.
Cernigliaro, Salvatore
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
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Dates:
1925-1994.
Size:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0675
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A diverse collection of papers relating to amusement parks and playgrounds, with most of the papers relating to carousels. Contents include correspondence, photographs (including one cyanotype), exhibition catalogs, trade literature and trade catalogs, price lists, articles and clippings, newsletters, and patents (photocopies) for carousel animals....

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