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Dates:
undated
1896-1990s
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0731
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 2: Marketing, 1896-1990s, undated. Subseries 2.1: Catalogs, 1896-1956, 1970s, 1980, undated - The earliest catalogs are from the Northwestern Wire Mattress Company. Catalogs from the regional distributors of Simmons, as well as from England and Canada. Subseries 2.2: Price Lists, 1939, 1940, 1952-1957 - Institutional and divisional price ...

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Dates:
1881-1987
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0772
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The scrapbooks were assembled by Winthrop Chemical Company and Winthrop Laboratories staff. They contain articles, napkins, needles, newsletters, price lists, product literature, product packaging, blank forms, point-of-purchase advertisements, pills, an audio cassette, slides, and news clippings. The materials were intended for physicians and cont...

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Creators:
New York University
Arthur, James, 1842-1912 ((machine shop owner))
Dates:
1743-1967.
Size:
15 Cubic feet (32 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0130
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records contain material on the Arthur collection of clocks and watches. Includes publications, inventories, manuscripts, reports, photographs, advertisements, catalogues, newspaper clippings, patents, and business records; correspondence files of NYU curators concerning the administration of the collection; a watch record book of sales of Ez...

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Creators:
General Electric Company
Gotti, Mary Beth
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
circa 1890s-1969
Size:
5 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0789
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the technology of lighting and various business aspects of the General Electric Lighting Division throughout the 20th century and consists of correspondence, bulletins, price lists, business record books, stock certificates, sales and advertising materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and lantern slides.

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Dates:
1871-1969
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.dollrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The financial records of the gallery include accounts receivable and payable ledgers, voluminous card files for accounts, account ledgers, cashbooks, checkstubs, daybooks, journals, price lists, and other financial ledgers. Records of accounts with customers, consignors, artists, merchants, galleries, museums, and others are housed in oversized le...

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Creators:
Costume, Division of (NMAH, SI).
J.B. Simpson, Inc.
Steen, Enoch
Steen, Richard (merchant)
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Dates:
1888-1972
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0206
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Enoch Steen was born in Norway in 1888. His family moved to the United States and settled in Minnesota in 1890. In 1913 he began working with Meyer & Company, a tailor-to-trade business in Chicago. This company had acquired the American Woolen Mills Company from Sears, Roebuck & Co. in 1900. Meyer & Company also sold clothes under the names of Paragon Tailoring Company and the Lincoln Trading Company. Steen's principal duties were sales and advertising.

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Creators:
Nordic Ware Division, Northland Aluminum
Dalquist, H. David
Dalquist, Dorothy
Dates:
1940-2006
Size:
28 Cubic feet (53 boxes and 25 oversize folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0980
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of a family-owned manufacturing firm, best known for kitchenware products including the Bundt Pan and Micro-Go-Round. The collection richly documents the entrepreneurial spirit of the Minnesota firm and its history of product innovation through technical files, marketing materials, and administrative and financial records.

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Creators:
Nelson, Scott
Bobcat Company
Dates:
1940s-2009
Size:
24 film reels
56 Cubic feet (128 boxes, 8 oversized folders)
10 electronic discs (cd)
5 electronic discs (dvd)
14 videocassettes (betacamsp)
38 videocassettes (u-matic)
9 videocassettes (vhs)
1 videocassettes (digital betacam)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1129
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Bobcat Company Records document a post-war invention process and American manufacturing system through the case study of a dynamic machine, the Bobcat skid-steer loader. The records focus primarily on Bobcat's products, marketing, and advertising through product literature, photographs, advertisements, posters, newsletters, and audiovisual materials.

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Creators:
Simmons Company
Dates:
1892-2000
Size:
9 Film reels
88 Cubic feet (172 boxes, 16 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0731
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1 includes: news articles about the company and the Simmons family; photographs of the machinery, factories, factory workers, products and showrooms; annual reports; various corporate periodicals; audit reports; patents; and materials relating to sleep research conducted by Simmons. Series 2 includes product catalogues, scrapbooks of adverti...

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Creators:
Donaldson Brothers (Five Points, New York)
Horne, E.C. (dealer)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (4-1/2" x 3-1/8".; Ink on paper)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Men
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caucasian salesman showing four Chinese men the new Celluloid cuffs. The Chinese men are shown with unattractive grimaces and exaggerated queues standing straight up. A box or pedestal in the right foreground is labeled, "The last / invention." The card scanned has the imprint, "For sale by / E.C. Horne, 10 Main Street." just under the image, with ...

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