Guide to the M. Francis Misklea Carousel Collection
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0665
Creators:
Spillman Engineering Corporation
Misklea, M. Francis
Allan Herschell Co.
Hershell-Spillman Company
Dates:
1879-1956
Languages:
English
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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
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Francis Misklea in 1974.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Cultural History (now Division of Cultural and Community Life) in 1998.
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
M. Francis Misklea Carousel Collection, 1879-1956, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1900 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Stereographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Photographs -- 19th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century. Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amusement rides Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amusement ride equipment industry Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merry-go-round Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History 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
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives