Query: Boston (Mass.) -- photographs -- 1930-1950
S. Topalian Photoprints
Creators:
Brick Store Museum
Topalian, S.
WaWa Studio (Ogunquit, Maine)
Dates:
circa 1920's-1940's, undated
Size:
1 Item (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0309
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 40 photoprints centered around Washington, DC, Mount Vernon, VA, Boston, MA, West Point, NY and other subjects.

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Ralf E. Nickelsen papers
Creators:
Nickelsen, Ralf E. (Ralf Edgar), 1903-1990
Dates:
1929-1993
Size:
1.3 Linear feet
4 Items (rolled docs)
Collection ID:
AAA.nickralf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, business records, writings, art works, photographs, and printed material.

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[Babe Ruth and wife at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital : black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1940.]
Level:
file
Creators:
Boyd, Walter Willard, Dr.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0707
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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Norcross Greeting Card Collection
Creators:
Norcross, Arthur Dickinson, d. 1968
Tuck, Raphael, fl. 1880s
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Rust Craft Publishers (Boston, Mass.)
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Dates:
1800-1981
bulk 1880-1881
Size:
1,200 Cubic feet (3,010 boxes, 362 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collections consists of the records of both the Norcross Greeting Card Company founded in New York City in the 1920s and The Rust Craft Greeting Card Company, founded in Kansas City, Missouri, 1906. Both the Norcross and Rust Craft companies collected antique greeting cards. Also includes a small number of modern cards by other manufacturers, circa 1930-1980. Collection represents development of the greeting card industry, social trends in the United States and technology of the printing industry from 1924 through 1978.

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Copley Society records
Creators:
Copley Society (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1864-1981
Size:
5.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.coplsoci
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the Copley Society of Boston measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1864-1981. The collection includes administrative files, correspondence, exhibition files, financial records, printed material, and photographs.

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Polly Thayer (Starr) papers
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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Helen May Butler Collection
Creators:
Young, Helen May Butler
Dates:
1899-1937
bulk 1902-1902
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, one oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0261
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The materials cover the career of a woman bandmaster with an all women's traveling military band from 1898-1913, with the bulk of the material ca. 1902. Contents include clippings, photographs, programs, sheet music, hand noted music, posters, post cards, advertising fliers, letters, telegram, biographical article announcing candidacy for U.S. Senate seat in …

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Boston Water Works Collection
Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Boston Water Works
Dates:
1895-1932
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (5 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1117
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of cyanotype and silver gelatin photographs, print negatives, publications, stamps, and a glass plate negative, documenting the Metropolitan Water Works during its construction.

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Joseph C. Farber Papers and Photographs
Creators:
Farber, Joan C., Dr.
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-1994
Dates:
circa 1930-1990
Size:
15 Cubic feet (90 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0520
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Farber collection documents images of celebrated American buildings by photographer Joseph C. Farber.

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Sullivan family papers
Creators:
Sullivan family
Dates:
1860-1994
bulk 1920-1960
Size:
2.25 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-035
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Sullivan Family papers, which date from 1880 to 1994 and measure 2.25 linear feet, document the personal lives of four generations in the Sullivan Family. The papers are comprised of personal correspondence, school materials, legal documents, financial records, clippings, books, posters, and photographs.

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