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Creators:
Capozzi, Matthew
Dates:
1996-2000
Size:
1 Cubic foot (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0747
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection covers the design, construction, testing and patenting of the accessible snowboard. It consists of approximately 1 cubic foot of material and contains a notebook, videos, design drawings, photographs, patent information, correspondence and printed materials. It is divided into two series: Series 1, Design Materials and Moving Images and Series 2, Audiovisual Materials, 1996-1999.

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Creators:
Bohm, Max, 1868-1923
Dates:
1873-1970
bulk 1880-1959
Size:
5.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bohmmax
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Max Bohm measure 5.6 linear feet and date from 1873-1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1880-1959. Biographical material includes a file concerning the Provincetown artist's club The Beachcombers. Also found is detailed family correspondence, as well as general correspondence that includes exchanges with patron Mary Beecher Longyear and dealer William Macbeth. The papers contain scattered business records; five diaries written by Bohm's wife Zella; other notes and writings; art work including fifteen sketchbooks, loose drawings, and oil paintings; printed material; and photographs of Bohm, his family, and colleagues including artists attending a Salmagundi dinner. There is also a motion picture film Six Foot Art, in Which Max Bohm, Member of the National Academy Tells How He Does It.

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Pullman Palace Car Co.
Pullman, George M., 1831-1897
Dates:
1867-1982
bulk 1900-1930
Size:
8 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0181
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Pullman Company, manufacturers and operators of railroad sleeping cars. Pullman also manufactured hospital and dining cars at its Chicago facilities. Dating from 1867 to 1982 (bulk 1900-1930s), the collection includes background materials, correspondence, financial, personnel and operating records, drawings and photographs.

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Creators:
Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999
Dates:
circa 1912-2003
Size:
59 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.libealex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, painter, and publishing executive Alexander Semeonovitch Liberman date from circa 1913-2003 and measure 59 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence with family, galleries, museums, and many artists; numerous recorded interviews and transcripts with and by Liberman, including one of Walter Hopps; writings and writing project files; extensive subject files maintained by Liberman; exhibition files; printed materials; scattered drawings; and extensive photographs of Liberman's artwork, exhibitions, Liberman, and of Liberman with notable artists, dealers, collectors, and critics. Many of the photographs were taken by noted photograhers. Also found within the papers are unidentified sound and video recordings. Additional sound and video recordings have been integrated into other series.

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Nutt, Arthur, 1895-1983
Dates:
1915-1981
bulk 1915-1945
Size:
5.57 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0115
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Arthur Nutt was an aeronautical engineer specializing in engine design.

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Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930
Dates:
1905-1931
bulk 1911-1930
Size:
2.7 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of documents and memorabilia relating to Curtiss during the years of his active aviation pursuits. The bulk of the material relates to patent suits, including Wright v. Curtiss, Herring v. Curtiss, and Curtiss v. Janin.

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Vetter, David, 1971-1984
Vetter, David J., Jr.
Vetter, Carol Ann
Texas Children's Hospital
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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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Boyden, Uriah A. (Uriah Atherton), 1804-1879
Francis, Joseph Sidney
Schultze, Bernhard
Dates:
1806-1879
bulk 1830-1879
Size:
21 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0982
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of Uriah A. Boyden (1804-1879), a Boston civil and mechanical engineer and the inventor of the Boyden turbine. Materials include correspondence, notes, calculations, articles, notebooks, legal documents, financial documents, patents and patent assignments, design drawings, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, business cards, and a print of a daguerreotype.

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Blume, Peter, 1906-1992
Dates:
1870-2001
Size:
7.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blumpete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York and Connecticut painter Peter Blume date from 1870 to 2001 and measure 7.6 linear feet. Found are biographical materials; correspondence with family, friends, colleagues, galleries and institutions, and writers; writings on art by Blume and others; subject files regarding organizations, works of art, exhibitions, and reference files; personal business records; printed material; two scrapbooks; photographs of Blume, family, friends, and works of art; extensive artwork; and material relating to Blume's wife's family, the Cratons.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (44 pages), 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- The tenth of a series of eighteen sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to the congregational mosques in Samarra, Mutawakkiliyya, and Balkuwārā; the Qubbat al-Ṣulaibiyya; the palaces of Balkuwārā, Ṣūr ʿĪ...

- The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings into, ...

- Original handwritten caption on cover reads, "Samarra ; plan aufnahmen 1."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 1 and 2 reads, "al-Qādisiyya; --; Tall al-Ṣanam; --."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 3 and 4 reads, "Trench V - VI (Graβen V - VI); Trench II (Graβen II)."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 5 and 6 reads, "--; [octogonal marble column]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 7 and 8 reads, "[House IV, T-shaped hall, room 1, 3, 6, 7, 8 (T-saal)]; Room 6 (Zimmer 6); House IV, room 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (formerly Haus III or Haus C)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 9 and 10 reads, "House IV, [T-shaped Hall]: room 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (formerly Haus III or Haus C); House I, T-shaped hall, [room 1, 2, 3] (formerly Haus A, T-saal)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 11 and 12 reads, "House IV, room 2 (formerly Haus III or Haus C, zimmer 2); House V, room 1 (formerly Haus B, zimmer i); IN-79: [House I (formerly Haus II)]; House III, room 1 (formerly Haus II, zimmer 1); House IV, room 7, 8 (formerly Haus III, zimmer 7, zimmer 8); House IV, room 1 (formerly Haus III, zimmer ...

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 13 and 14 reads, "House II, T-shaped hall, [room 40, 41,42] (formerly Haus I, T-saal); House II, T-shaped hall, [room 40, 41,42] (formerly Haus I, T-saal)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 15 and 16 reads, "House II, T-shaped hall: room 41 (formerly Haus I, T-saal, 41); House II (formerly Haus I); House III, [room 1, 2, 3] (formerly Haus II); House III, T-shaped hall (formerly Haus II)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 17 and 18 reads, "House III, room 2 (Haus III, zimmer 2); [Tall al-ʿAliq]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 19 and 20 reads, "House II, [room 36, 37, 38, 39] (formerly Haus I); House II, [room 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35] (formerly Haus I)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 21 and 22 reads, "House II (formerly Haus I); House II (formerly Haus I); House II (formerly Haus I)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 23 and 24 reads, "House III, room 36 (shop) (formerly Haus II, laden 36); House III, room 40 (shop) (formerly Haus II, laden 40); House VII, room 6 (formerly Haus V, zimmer 6)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 25 and 26 reads, "House VII, room 1 (formerly Haus V, zimmer 1); House VII, room 1 (formerly Haus V, zimmer 1); House VII, room 1 (formerly Haus V, zimmer 1)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 27 and 28 reads, "House II, [room 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 36, great courtyard] (formerly Haus I); House II, [room 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15] (formerly Haus I); House I: [room 1, 2, 3] (Haus I); House I, T-shaped hall, room 2."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 29 and 30 reads, "House VIII, room 3 (formerly Haus Va, zimmer 3); House VII, room 6 (formerly Haus V, zimmer 6); [House VII]."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 31 and 32 reads, "House VII, room 6 (formerly zimmer 6); House VIII, [room 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, courtyard] (formerly Haus Va)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 33 and 34 reads, "House III [room 9, 10, 11 (courtyard), 12, 13, 16, 17 (courtyard), 18, 19, 21, 22, 26 (courtyard), 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42] (formerly Haus II); House III, [room 29, 32 (courtyard), 33, 34] (formerly Haus II)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 35 and 36 reads, "House III, [room a, b (room 5), 1 (hall), 2 (hall), 3 (courtyard), 4 (courtyard), 7, 8, 10, 11 (courtyard), 14, 15, 16, 17 (courtyard), 20, 21, 23 (T-shaped hall), 25, 26 (courtyard), 30, 31] (formerly Haus II); House III, [room 38] (formerly Haus II)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 37 and 38 reads, "House VII, [room 1, 2, 3, 4 (courtyard), 6, 7, 8, 13 (courtyard), 9 (bath), 10, 11, 12, 14, 17] (formerly Haus V)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 39 and 40 reads, "House VII, [room 13 (courtyard), 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 (courtyard), 30, 31, 32] (formerly Haus V); House V, [room 34, 35] (formerly Haus [?] V); House VIa and House VIIa, [room 18 (courtyard), 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 (courtyard), 30] (formerly Haus V)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 41 and 42 reads, "House VI, [room 34, 35, 36, 37, 38 (courtyard), 39, 40, 41, 43 (courtyard)] (formerly Haus V); House VI, [room 41, 42, 43 (courtyard), 44, 45, 46, 47] (formerly Haus V)."

- Translated handwritten notes for pg. 43 and 44 reads, "House VII, [room 13 (courtyard), 4 (courtyard), 5] (formerly Haus V); House VIa, Weaver's House, [room 18 (courtyard), room 25, room 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, (33), 48 (courtyard), 49, 50, 51 (bath), 52] (formerly Haus V, Weber Haus)."

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