Guide to the M. Francis Misklea Carousel Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0665
Creators:
Spillman Engineering Corporation
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Misklea, M. Francis
Allan Herschell Co.
Hershell-Spillman Company
Dates:
1879-1956.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
6 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Miscellaneous documents, catalogs, scrapbooks, photographs and printed material relating to the carousels and other amusement park rides of the Allan Herschell Company (which earlier in its existence was called the Herschell-Spillman Company and the Spillman Engineerng Corporation).

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Employee of the Allan Herschell Company, which manufactured amusement park rides.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Francis Misklea in 1974.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.
Preferred Citation
M. Francis Misklea Carousel Collection, 1879-1956, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Cultural History in 1998.

Keywords
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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