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Creators:
Nickse, Hugo
Johnson, Hanford
Comstock, Cheney and Co.
Pratt, Read and Company
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Dates:
1839-1990
Size:
84 Cubic feet (104 boxes, 28 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0320
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records documenting Pratt, Read and Company; its early competitor and later partner, Comstock, Cheney and Company; and a number of predecessor, subsidiary and related companies. Other topics include the late 19th century African ivory trade and Pratt, Read's production of troop-carrying gliders during World War II.

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Creators:
United Telegraph Workers.
Western Union Telegraph Company
Dates:
circa 1820-1995
Size:
452 Cubic feet (869 boxes and 21 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution. The collection materials describe both the history of the company and of the telegraph industry in general, particularly its importance to the development of the technology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is useful for researchers interested in the development of technology, economic history, and the impact of technology on American social and cultural life.

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Creators:
U. S. Indian Vocational School
Seama Day School
San Felipe Day School
Dates:
ca. 1927
Size:
16 Drawings
2 Items (colored paper and paste representations )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3276B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Subjects include pottery, abstract designs, and Indian activities. Names, ages, grades, and schools of some of the children are recorded on some of the drawings.

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Creators:
Magill, Margaret W.
Sawyer, Wells, 1863-1960
Dates:
winter 1888
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3427
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also one wash drawing of Zuni ceremonial altar (?), in colors, by Wells M. Sawyer.

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Creators:
McLane, Abby Knight
Dates:
n.d
Size:
96 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7177
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A tangram (qiqiaoban) is a set of seven pieces shaped so that they form a square when their sides are properly joined together. They can also be joined together to form various shapes of geometric designs, animals, and other figures. This booklet shows possibilities for a certain set.

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Creators:
Hecheng
Dates:
January 1, 1876
Size:
8 Pages (9.5x22.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7178
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Title page reads: Guangxu yuannian shieryue chu wuri (The fifth day of the twelfth month of the first year of the reign period of Guangxu) Mulu (catalogue)Yuchich (imperial decree) Kungchiwang zouquing (Prince's petition to the Emperor). The date is derived from this. The prince has been identified as Yi Xin.

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918
Dates:
March 23, 1896
Size:
15 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7030
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Transmits archeological specimens together with sketches of petroglyphs collected during work for the United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C. Includes sketches of petroglyphs and notes on specimens.

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Creators:
Bush, Laura
Pepin, Jacques
Obama, Michelle
Obama, Barack
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Dates:
circa 1952-2015
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1371
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of French chef, author, and television personality Jacques Pepin primarily through correspondence, menus, and photographs.

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Creators:
Roy, Vencent (Trader)
Dates:
November 28, 1838
Size:
83 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4836
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook includes handwritten names identified by Paul H. Voorhis, 1/69. The location, "Vermillion La.," given on the flyleaf, likely refers to Vermillion Lake in Wisconson.

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Creators:
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Homovi (Hopi)
Kutcahonauu (Hopi)
Winuta (Hopi)
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Dates:
November, 1899-March, 1900
Size:
3 Volumes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4731
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives