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Dates:
circa 1815-1959
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Art
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Associations, Clubs, and Societies, circa 1820-1959, consists of materials produced by the many organizations formed in the same period by both professional and amateur artists. Most are cards and circulars promoting exhibitions by these groups and are arranged by name.

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Dates:
1833-1957
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Magic
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains books, pamphlets, and clippings with instructions for how to be a magician. Although these materials range in date from the early 19th century to well into the 20th century, the bulk of the materials are undated, but are most likely from the late 19th century. Classic magic tricks, such as card tricks, rope tricks, and mind reading are al...

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Dates:
1750-1945
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Magic
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Catalogues and mail order forms for books and other instructions on performing magic tricks. There are also a few labels from the ice-cream treat "Sundaettes" which show how to do simple magic tricks. Some of the tricks that could be purchased were magic dice, an enchanted egg cup, magic pack of cards, and a magic bag. Some of these materials co...

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Flags
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Images, small textile flags for Switzerland, Columbian Republic, Hungary, and Saxony, photocopy of card containing a guide to storm signal flags.

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Dates:
undated
1905
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Coffee
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Trade cards for Arbuckles' Ariosa, Lion Coffee, and others plus a small multilingual bookletHow To Ask for a Cup of Coffee in 32 Languages(1905, Fischer's Coffee).

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Dates:
circa 1874-1883, undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Ivory
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This subseries contains images and miscellaneous materials. There is a card with an elephant and an ad sheet showing various items made of Ivory Pyralin. There is also an invoice (1883?) and import/export documents from Hamburg, Germany to Pennsylvania (1874). Materials are arranged by subject.

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Dates:
circa 1846-1924
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Churches
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes catalogues, cards and circulars produced by companies providing a variety of materials for use by churches. These include furniture, linens and vestments, silver and brass ornaments, stained glass, architectural plans, and construction materials.

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Dates:
circa 1880-1951
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Sewing
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Trade cards, circulars, and fliers for sewing machines and cabinets, plus accessories such as needles.

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Dates:
1940s-1990s
Level:
series
Size:
4 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.bocoleon
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material consists of biographical notes, identity and membership cards, award certificates for Bocour, and a photocopy of his son's birth certificate.

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Dates:
circa 1942-1995
Level:
series
Size:
0.9 Linear feet (Boxes 8, 10)
Collection ID:
AAA.hollpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The business records of Paul Hollister contain financial information about his household and collections, as well as his family's estate. Also included are records relating to Paul Hollister's art studio and an inventory of his paintings and other works of art in the form of index cards.