Guide to the Carousel Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0675
Creators:
Fried, Frederick, 1909-1994
Illions, Bernard J.
Cernigliaro, Salvatore
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Brill, Aaron K.
Cernigliaro, Marguerite
Pfaff, Mildred T.
Royal, Verna F.
Illions, Rudolph C.
Misklea, M. Francis
Dates:
1925-1994.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
3 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
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. One series, that relating to the woodcarver Salvatore Cernigliaro, contains his sketchbook for carousel animal designs.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 7 series, arranged by donor.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
Archives Center Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by multiple donors.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Archives Center Carousel Collection, 1925-1994, 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
Some of the collection was donated over a period of years by multiple donors to the Division of Cultural History. This portion was transferred to the Archives Center in 1998. Other portions were donated by other donors directly to the Archives Center. In the future, this collection will be a repository for additional materials on carousels and amusement parks.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Merry-go-round Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merry-go-round art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Playground equipment Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Playgrounds Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patents -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amusement ride equipment industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amusement rides Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Auction catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cyanotypes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Design drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Figure sculpture -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Price lists Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recreation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-carvers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI). 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