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Creators:
Gatter, Carl
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.
Fisher, Richard
Fisher, Bruce & Company.
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Dates:
1920-1940s
Size:
3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.

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Creators:
Union Pacific Tea Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tea
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Chinese man with queue and cap, stepping on cat's tail (left foreground). In right background plates are falling. Image in red, blue and white--faded. On verso: Union's goods (tea, coffee, baking ingredients) in blue ink.

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

Street scene showing building with sign, "D. McLeod's Temperance Hotel", next to Mackay's bowl manufacturing establishment. Several figures in scene, including children clustered near a kiosk or other small structure. Part of the word "colours" and the numeral 57 appear above the bowlmaker's sign. Note: signs are not clearly legible on videodisc an...

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Creators:
Bennett, Edwin, 1818-1908 (potter)
Edwin Bennett Pottery Company
Ceramics and Glass, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1844-1881
Size:
4 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0213
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Early Bennett family histories, Edwin Bennett's autobiography, correspondence, 1914-1981, Bennett Pottery Company records, photographs, notebooks of clay and glaze formulae and other miscellaneous items, 1844-1981.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
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

- Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 15, vol. 3 reads, "Inscribed Silver Plate. Artaxerxes I."

- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 18a (Negative Number: 3954). Silver bowl. Artaxerxes 1. AMI, vol.VII, p1.I."

- Additional information from Freer Gallery of Art reads, "On the rim of this bowl is an inscription in Old Persian cuneiform, which names the Achaemenid Persian king Artaxerxes I (reigned 465-425 B.C.E.). The inscription has been translated as: "Artaxerxes the Great King, King of Kings, King of Countries, son of Xerxes the King, of Xerxes [who was...

- Additional information from staff reads, "A drawing of the bowl with handwritten annotations (p. 17) as well as a transcription of the cuneiform inscription (p. 18) can be found in Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks, 1923-1931, n.d., Subseries 2.1: Sketchbook XIV - Sīstān- Tehran, 1929, p. 17 and 18."

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
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

- Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 15, vol. 3 reads, "Inscribed Silver Plate. Artaxerxes I."

- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.5: Photo File 5 (3vols.). 'Persepolis.' Subseries 4.5.3: Vol.3, Image No. 19a (Negative Number: 3956). Silver bowl. Artaxerxes 1. AMI, vol.VII, p1.I."

- Additional information from Freer Gallery of Art reads, "On the rim of this bowl is an inscription in Old Persian cuneiform, which names the Achaemenid Persian king Artaxerxes I (reigned 465-425 B.C.E.). The inscription has been translated as: "Artaxerxes the Great King, King of Kings, King of Countries, son of Xerxes the King, of Xerxes [who was...

- Additional information from staff reads, "A drawing of the bowl with handwritten annotations (p. 17) as well as a transcription of the cuneiform inscription (p. 18) can be found in Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks, 1923-1931, n.d., Subseries 2.1: Sketchbook XIV - Sīstān- Tehran, 1929, p. 17 and 18."

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1819-1985
Size:
5.11 Cubic feet (consisting of 11 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial.))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steel
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1823-1947
Size:
2.31 Cubic feet (consisting of 4.5 boxes, 1 folder, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial). )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Silver
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
1895-1921
Size:
160 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The major part of the collection, series 1-4, contains nearly 28,000 glass plates, including original stereoscopic negatives, interpositives, and both negative and positive non-stereoscopic plates used to produce lantern slides and paper prints. The photographs were taken all over the world. The majority are from the Underwood & Underwood active fi...

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Creators:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.
Dates:
1817-1851
1869-2006
Size:
270 Cubic feet (1463 boxes, 33 map-folders, 7 films)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0059
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of records documenting one of the oldest advertising agencies created in Philadelphia. The company then moves to New York and expanses to international markets. During its history NW Ayer & Sons acquires a number of other advertising agencies and is eventually purchased. The largest portion of the collection is print advertisements but also includes radio and television. NW Ayer is known for some of the slogans created for major American companies.

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