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United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Glass Plate Negatives
Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Dates:
1906-1907.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1096
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains thirty-three glass plate negatives documenting the construction of Laboratory A and B of the Department of Agriculture building in the early 1900s.

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George W. Sims Papers
Creators:
Sims, George W.
Dates:
1896-1981.
Size:
5 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0127
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Sims's activities as a traveler and his interest in historic restoration. It includes forty-one notebooks, 6,000 color slides, a smaller number of photographic prints, forty-one stereo view cards, and three boxes of personal papers and ephemera. While some images are personal, the majority form a documentary record of various subjects and places and provide biographical information on Sims.

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Paul Ma Papers
Creators:
Ma, Paul
Dates:
1976-2000
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1469
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Paul Ma's work as a chef and his efforts to popularize Chinese food in America.

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David Vetter Collection
Creators:
Vetter, David, 1971-1984
Texas Children's Hospital
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1971-1986
Size:
4.6 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1133
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document David Vetter, a Texas boy with a rare disease known as Severe Combined Immune Deficiency. His life in a special isolation unit received widespread publicity.

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Magellan Systems Corporation GPS Records
Creators:
Magellan GPS
Dates:
1978-2005
bulk 1986-1998
Size:
12 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1214
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Magellan Systems Corporation Records document various aspects of the development of several different Magellan GPS devices through engineering, research, design, manufacturing, and marketing records. Magellan Systems Corporation introduced the first hand-held differential GPS product and the conpany's focus was on research, product engineering, and design activities for GPS receivers. The collection includes correspondence and internal company reports and memoranda; design drawings; research notes; engineering notebooks, technical notes, schematics; photographs, slides and negatives; video and audiocassettes; advertisements; product literature, magazine articles and newspaper clippings; press releases; and user guides and manuals.

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Frank Klepetko Michigan Mining Cyanotype Album
Creators:
Davis, Henry
Klepetko, Frank, 1856-1925
Dates:
circa 1880
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1042
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Album of cyanotype photographs of mills, mines and mining equipment, and the shipping of iron ore, mostly in Michigan.

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Holton Duncan Robinson papers
Creators:
Robinson, Holton Duncan, 1863-1945
Dates:
1889 - 1938
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0963
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business papers, patents, and photographs of bridges documenting the work of Holton Duncan Robinson, world-renowned engineer in suspension bridge cable design and construction.

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The Foundation Company Records
Creators:
Foundation Company (The).
Dates:
1887-1969
Size:
9 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 28 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0974
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also photographs, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings …

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Stall and Dean Company Records
Creators:
Jackson, Harry
Stall and Dean Co.
Dates:
1898-1998
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0669
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1, Stall and Dean's product catalogs, 1904-1973; Series 2, Stall and Dean's price lists, 1919-1966, and order blanks, 1998; Series 3, Promotional brochures, 1913 and 1926; Series 4, Catalogs of Stall and Dean's competitors, 1898-1966; Series 5, Non-sports catalogs, manuals and other printed materials, 1934-1962; and Series 6, Illustrations and graphic materials, undated.

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Alexander Van Valen Papers
Creators:
Van Valen, Alexander
Dates:
1849-1850
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0935
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers of Alexander Van Valen documenting his participation in the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850.

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