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Creators:
Fabri, Ralph, 1894-1975
Dates:
circa 1870s-1975
bulk 1918-1975
Size:
26 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fabrralp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Ralph Fabri papers measure 26.0 linear feet and are dated circa 1870s-1975, with the bulk of the material dated 1918-1975. Biographical information, correspondence, subject files, writings, art work, financial records, miscellaneous records, scrapbooks, printed material, a videotape of Fabri in his studio, and photographs document the professional career and personal life of the painter, printmaker, commercial artist, writer, and teacher.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1947
1899-1947
Level:
series
Size:
3609 cyanotypes (photographic prints) (b&w, 16 cm. x 21.7 cm)
343 copy prints (b&w)
3,890 glass plate negatives (b&w, 13 cm. x 18 cm)
42 lantern slides (color, 10 cm. x 15 cm)
8,541 Photographic prints (b&w, various dimensions)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The prints are from three sources: (1) those from glass negatives; (2) those from cut film; and (3) those for which there are no negatives. The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850. Of most of these he had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories--i.e. Prehistoric pottery, bronzes, s...

- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files," which is composed of b&w glass negatives, color lantern slides, b&w photographic prints (both modern and original), b&w cyanotypes, large format b&w films, and b&w duplicate prints (both modern and original), iwas originally organized into three subseries, the glass n and covers Herzfeld's tr...

- The Herzfeld Papers in the Archives contains 3,890 glass negatives (FSA A.6 04.GN.0001- to FSA A.6 04.GN.5075), which includes eight sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII), covers Herzfeld's travels and surveys of the most major archaeological sites in Persia from 1923 to 1924.

The Herzfeld Papers in the Archives contains 3,890 glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 5,066, without any apparent organization. Of most of these, Herzfeld had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories—i.e. Prehistoric pottery, bronzes, stone; Persepolis; Sasanian monuments; Syrian monuments, Persian architectu...

In addition to the glass negatives and blueprints, there are a series of 16 binders made of photographic prints (Photo Files, Nos. 1-16) and three albums (Photo Files, Nos. 25, 27, and 28). As well, approximately 1,069 photographic prints, which have no negatives, arranged in Photo Files 19-23, are in a special category. In File 19, prints of illus...

In addition to the glass negatives and the Photo Files, there is an even larger number of cut films and a package of duplicate prints which are, for the most part, unpublished. On his archaeological study trips, Herzfeld was accustomed to supplement his photographs on glass plates with photographs on cut film—sometimes of the same subjects, o...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1948
Level:
subseries
Size:
212 Photographic prints (Volume one: 5 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The records regarding the excavations at Samarra are listed under the series S-1 through S-41. The drawings are given in the Index of Drawings: D-1016--140 and D-1234--237. With a few exceptions, noted in the Photo Files, the negatives are not in the collection. Herzfeld apparently envisaged one or two volumes of the Samarra series to deal with th...

- "Photo File 22", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 212 photographic prints of potential illustrations in Herzfeld's unpublished publication, "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra: Paläste und Moscheen von Samarra, I und II." The albums (Photo File 22 and Photo File 23) apparently were prepared by Herzfeld with a view to a publication of the a...

- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "[Photo File 22]: With a few exceptions, noted in the Photo Files, the negatives are not in the collection. Herzfeld apparently envisaged one or two volumes of the Samarra series to deal with the architecture of the palaces, mosques and private houses. Files 22 an...

- "Photo File 22" is composed of 212 photographic prints, "FSA A.6 04.PF.22.001; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.002; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.003; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.004; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.005; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.006; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.007; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.009; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.010; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.011; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.012; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.013; FSA A.6 04.PF.22.014; FSA A...

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; "Paläste und Moscheen von Samarra I" (Photo File 22)

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Creators:
Jogbra, Inc.
Miller, Hinda
Dates:
1977-2008
Size:
16 Cubic feet (30 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the invention of the Jogbra and includes biographical materials, business records, photographs, promotional, marketing and advertising materials, correspondence and audiovisual materials.

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Creators:
Rosen, Judith B.
Reiss, Linda A.
Leeds, Pamela B.
Friedman, Robert A.
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Dates:
1915-2000
Size:
8 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0769
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the development of the flexible drinking straw, Friedman's manufacturing company, and Friedman's other inventions, such as an ice cream scoop, fountain pens, and household appliances.

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Creators:
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Dates:
1934 - 1988
Size:
140 Cubic feet (408 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0266
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers of Dr. Kranzberg from his undergraduate years at Amherst College through his professional career. Collection documents his involvement with development of the new field of history of technology and his role as principal founder of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT); work as consultant and advisor to domestic and international agencies, colleges, and universities; personal affiliations, lectureships, publications; and teaching and administrative activities for more than 40 years as a college professor.

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Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1743-1963
bulk 1846-1962
Size:
7.38 Cubic feet (consisting of 12 boxes, 2 folders, 11 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 3 boxes (1 full, 2 partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Whiskey
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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Sports, Entertainment and Leisure, Division of, NMAH, SI
Betbeze, Yolande
Dates:
1910 - 2003
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0888
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Yolande Betbeze was crowned Miss America in September, 1950. During and after her reign she was influential in both the Civil Rights and Feminist movements. Her papers document her reign as Miss America, her life after Miss America, and the Miss America pageant itself.

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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:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation
Dates:
1898 - 1987
Size:
145 Cubic feet (296 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0277
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the activities of the United Shoe Machinery Corporation of Beverly, Massachusetts, manufacturers of shoe machinery equipment. The collection consists of engineering records, legal records, research and development records, employee/personnel records, correspondence, company catalogs, product literature, advertising materials, photographs, and moving images.

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