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Creators:
Dodd, Sharon Donovan
Donovan, Christine
Donovan, James F. Jr., Dr.
Donovan, Marion O'Brien, 1917-1998 (woman inventor)
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Dates:
1949-1999
Size:
7 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0721
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, patents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and subject files about various inventors and ideas. Collection documents women inventors, American culture, 1950s-1970s, and products designed for women and the home. Donovan's papers offer a near complete invention record, including both successes and failures, as well as patent and trademark correspondence.

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Creators:
MacDowell, Helen Sandford, 1889-
Pease, L.F.
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915
Sandford Greeting Card Company
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Dates:
1831-2004
Size:
8 Cubic Feet (37 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company and include the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immediate family.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1923-1934
Level:
item
Size:
1 glass negative (b&w, 13 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Drawing in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 05.0849; FSA A.6 05.0878].

- Glass plate in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 04.GN.1586].

- Sketchbook in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: SK-5, p.46, 47.

- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.1: Vol.1, Image No. 110 (Negative Number: 1571). Stairway to Apadāna. Procession of guards."

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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Ansco (film manufacturer)
Dates:
April 1950
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Group of young women fashion students. One woman is working on a dress on a mannequin, another is sketching a second dressed mannequin. Two women are cutting cloth on a table. On the wall behind them are framed fashion plate drawings. No ink on negative. Further ink on envelope, "Hold back upper right hand corner". "9 ANSCO SAFETY FILM" edge imprin...

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Creators:
Thayer, Polly, 1904-2006
Dates:
1846-2008
bulk 1921-2008
Size:
21.6 Linear feet
0.807 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.thaypoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Boston portraitist and painter Polly Thayer (Starr) (1904-2006) measure 21.6 linear feet and 0.807 GB and date from 1846 to 2008, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1921-2008. The papers document Thayer's personal life and career as a painter, portraitist, and pastel artist. Found within the papers are biographical materials, extensive family papers, correspondence with artists and art venues, interviews, writings, subject files, organization files, exhibition files, art inventory records, printed and digital materials, five sketchbooks, artwork, and photographs.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (47 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 third 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 (Manqūr); the Qubbat al-Ṣulaibiyya; the palaces of Balkuwā...

- 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 3; Funde."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 1 and 2 reads, "IN-319: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-319: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-320: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-321: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-322: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-323: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-324: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-327: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-329: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 3 and 4 reads, "IN-330: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-331: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-332: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-333: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-334: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-336: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-337: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-338: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-338: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 5 and 6 reads, "IN-339: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-340: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-341: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-342: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-343: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-344: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-345: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-346: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 7 and 8 reads, "IN-347: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-348: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-351: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-352: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-349: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-350: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-353: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 9 and 10 reads, "IN-354: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-355: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-356: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-358: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-357: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-358: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 11 and 12 reads, "IN-361: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-362: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-363: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-365: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-364: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-366: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-366: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-366: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-368: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-368: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 13 and 14 reads, "IN-370: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-371: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-372: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-373: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-374: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-375: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 15 and 16 reads, "IN-376: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-377: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-378: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-381: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-382: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-383: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-380: [Shabbat al-Hawā]; IN-384: [Shabbat al-Hawā]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 17 and 18 reads, "IN-385: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]; IN-386: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]; IN-388: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]; IN-392: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]; IN-390: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]; IN-390: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]; IN-391: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]; IN-393: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 19 and 20 reads, "--; IN-443: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-440: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; IN-444: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 21 and 22 reads, "IN-444: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-441: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; IN-445: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-447: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 23 and 24 reads, "IN-448: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-451: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-451: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-450: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-452: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-450: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-450: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-449: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 25 and 26 reads, "IN-452: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-454: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-456: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-455: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-457: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-458: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-458: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; IN-458: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-474: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-473: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 27 and 28 reads, "IN-471: Qubbat al-Ṣulaibiyya; IN-429: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-430: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-423: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-430: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-430: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-425: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-422: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 29 and 30 reads, "IN-421: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-424: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-420: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-416: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-489: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-490: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; IN-490: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 31 and 32 reads, "IN-483: Balkuwārā; IN-481: Balkuwārā; IN-481: [Balkuwārā (Manqūr)]; IN-481: [Balkuwārā (Manqūr)]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 33 and 34 reads, "IN-484: Balkuwārā; IN-482: [Balkuwārā (Manqūr)]; IN-485: [Balkuwārā (Manqūr)]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 35 and 36 reads, "--; IN-487: Balkuwārā; IN-483: Balkuwārā; IN-483: Balkuwārā; IN-493: Jubairiyya and Balkuwārā (Djubairiyah u. Manqūr)."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 37 and 38 reads, "IN-487: [Balkuwārā (Manqūr)]; IN-485: [Balkuwārā (Manqūr)]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 39 and 40 reads, "IN-511: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; IN-511: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 41 and 42 reads, "IN-511: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; [IN-507: Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-500: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-501: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-501: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-501: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 43 and 44 reads, "IN-505: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-505: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-506: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-508: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-509: [House at Ṣūr ʿĪṣā (Haus bei Ṣūr ʿĪṣā)]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 45, 45a and 46 reads, "IN-510: [House at Ṣūr ʿĪṣā (Haus bei Ṣūr ʿĪṣā)]; IN-517: Dār al-Khilāfa (Bayt al-Khalīfah)."

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Finds, Sketchbook 3

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Creators:
Johnson, Victor S., Sr., 1882-1943
Johnson, Victor, Jr., 1906-
Aladdin Industries, Inc. (Nashville, Tenn.).
Dates:
1889-2003
Size:
50 Cubic feet (120 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0844
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approximately 50 cubic feet of material documenting Aladdin Industries Inc., manufacturers of vacuum ware and lunch boxes. The majority of the material dates from 1947 to the 1970s. The strength of the collection is with the lunch box documentation and product development, marketing, and sales records. There is some int...

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Creators:
Mizuno Toshikata, 1866-1908
Dates:
1905-1906
Tokyo, Akiyama Takemon
Size:
12 Prints (24.5 x 18.0 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7336
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The illustrations represent Mitsui (a mercer of department store) costume fabric designs for the four seasons. Included are women and children engaged in various seasonal activities.

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Creators:
American Art Association
Dates:
circa 1853-1929
bulk 1885-1922
Size:
27.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerarta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The American Art Association records measure 27.8 linear feet and date from circa 1853-1929, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1885-1922. The records include auction and sales files, general financial and legal files, inventory and stock records, client files, printed materials, photographic materials, artwork, and the personal papers of founder Thomas Ellis Kirby.

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