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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.47 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dictionaries
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: Dictionaries 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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Dates:
1936-1941
Size:
269 Photographic prints (1 box, 1 album; black & white, 12 x 16 cm. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-019
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes one photographic album containing 269 silver gelatin black and white prints (12 x 16 cm.) and dates from 1936-1941. The photographs were taken in northern Ethiopia, and possibly Somalia. The images highlight peoples including the Danakil and Afar, dress, adornments, coiffures, churches, and historical residence, among other subjects.

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Dates:
circa 1905-1958
Level:
series
Size:
0.9 Linear feet (Boxes 4, 15, and OV 17)
Collection ID:
AAA.barngeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Found in this series are documents that record Barnard's activities as a collector and dealer of Medieval art and artifacts, including collecting notes; inventories; invoices from galleries and dealers; and printed material related to the artist's collections of medieval art (the Cloisters and the Abbaye/Monastery), including signs for both. Other ...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Njenje masked parade, Ndibe Village, but with players from Mgbom. Sometimes called Okposi or Aro. The masquerader is Oluche Ozo of Mgbom. He represents a slave trader from Okposi Village group, an Igbo group, a famous slaving center, northwest of Afikpo at some distance. Okposi was strongly associated with the famous Aro Ch...

"The most elaborate masquerade, njenji, presented as part of the four-day Dry Season Festival, Iko Okoci, is a parade of the young adult members through many of the communities of afikpo. The masked paraders walk in a line, arranged in an order of descending age. Many players are dressed in costumes that make them appear as females. Some walk side ...

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Creators:
LA Airways
Dates:
1945-1997
bulk 1950-1985
Size:
2.91 Cubic Feet
3.88 Linear Feet (4 legal size document boxes; 1 slim legal size document box; 1 28.5 x 1.5 x 22.5 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

LA Airways (Los Angeles Airways, Inc) (LAA) was founded by Clarence Belinn as a helicopter airline that operated flights from Los Angeles International Airport to the Disneyland Heliport in Anaheim, Calfornia (located on Disneyland's grounds) and to other area airports.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1901-1973
Size:
0.11 Cubic feet (consisting of .25 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Devil
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: Devil 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:
Fish, Farnum T., 1896-1978
Dates:
Circa 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0876
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Farnum T. Fish (1896-1978) was an early aviator who flew his Wright (Co) Model B biplane in numerous air meets. This collection consists of five photographic post cards showing Fish and his aircraft as well as handwritten technical notes.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880 - 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 albumen print (b&w, 20.5 cm. x 15.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2011.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The park and palace of Atabak was built between 1886 and 1888 on the orders of Mirza Ali Asghar Khan, The second Amin al-Sultan and the chief minister of Nasir al-Din Shah. After Amin al-Sultan's assassination in 1907, the complex, which was a debt collateral with Russian Bank for discounted loans to Amin al-Sultan, was repossessed by the bank and...

- Handwritten Cyrillic signature in white (inked), probably by Antoin Sevruguin reads: "Cebpróôun."

- Handwritten number (inked) reads, "5431."

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 albumen print (b&w, 22 cm. x 15.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2011.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

"The palace of Ayina-Khana was built by Shah Safi (Safavid) in the 17th century to resemble Chihil Sutun, the other royal palace in Isfahan. It was destroyed in 1891 by orders from the Qajar ruler of the city: Zil al-Sultan. Mas'ud Mirza or Zil al-Sultan was Nasir Al-Din Shah's oldest son and the governor of Isfahan for about thirty years." [Freer ...