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Dates:
1848 - 1891
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0006
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Burggraf, Harold L.
Burggraf, Charles J., 1862-1928
Dates:
1880-1989.
Size:
2.1 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1250
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documents, photographs, scrapbooks and photograph albums, relating to Charles J. Burggraf, a photographer active in Johnstown, Pennsylvania at the time of the 1889 flood. Some documents, such as a will, deeds, a baptismal certificate, and similar things, predate the flood. Many of the photographs are studio portraits taken by Burggraf. A few photog...

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Creators:
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910
Dates:
1861-1885
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0006
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Wurtz's scheme, presented in a report to the stockholders, was a new method for the dry distillation of non-caking coal to obtain liquid oils and paraffin. Included in this box are: the report to the stockholders of the Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1883; patent specifications, 1881; correspondence with the Patent Office, prospectus on coal distillation, 1885; a notebook of minutes from meetings of Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1881-1883.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1890-1915, undated.
Size:
2.33 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1080
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The photographic images in this collection are largely of railway bridge construction and other properties owned by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company at the turn of the twentieth century. Images are of two distinct projects (mostly construction) taken in and around the St. Louis, Missouri area (1890-1900): of a bridge project (name and location unknown) spanning 1902-1903; and of the construction of the Metropolis Bridge (that crosses the Ohio River at Metropolis, Illinois, about 12 miles south of Paducah, Kentucky) between 1914-1915. For the latter project Ralph Modjeski originally served as consultant engineer and then as chief civil engineer of construction. There are also negatives of unidentified bridge construction.

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
White, C. W.
H.C. White Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-/4" x 7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
H.C. White Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Low wall enclosing building, probably 19th century, with mountain and trees in background.

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
H.C. White Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

19th century sculpture of a male figure, with a neo-classical building in the background.

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Creators:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.
Dates:
1865
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on glass., 8.0" x 10.1")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0183
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Renwick Gallery
Dates:
1957, 1961-1989, 1997-2003
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Lloyd E. Herman, Director, 1971-1986; Michael W. Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, 1986-1995; and Kenneth R. Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, 1995-2003. Topics covered include art organizations; craft fairs and craft schools; correspondence with m...

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