Guide to the Lamson Cash Carrier Video Documentation

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0606
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Worthington, Bill
Dates:
1995 October
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This videohistory documents the operation of a 19th-century mechanical cash carrier system used in a Penn Yan, New York department store.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 3 series.
Series 1: Original videos, 1995
Series 2: Master videos, 1995
Series 3: Reference videos, 1995

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
James Curbeau owned and operated the store.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 1997.
Existence and Location of Copies
Master videos digitized in 2015. See repository for details.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Video documentation was created by the Lemelson Center and National Museum of American History staff, Bill Worthington, Division of Work and Industry (formerly Division of History of Technology) in September 1995.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Lamson Cash Carrier Video Documentation, 1995, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
The collection was transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry on July 8, 1997.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cash registers -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cashiers -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Department stores -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventions -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Money Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penn Yan (N.Y.) -- 19th century Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sales accounting -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sales personnel -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curbeau, James Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lowns Department Store. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives