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Creators:
Weems, Katharine Lane, 1899-
Olmsted Brothers
Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr., 1870-1957
Whiting, Edward Clark
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Dates:
1903-1985
Size:
15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.CHM
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

Correspondence, invoices, nursery and seed catalogs, estimates, planting plans, photocopies of blueprints, photographs, negatives, autochromes, and drawings relating to the gardens of The Chimneys, the home of Emma and Gardiner Martin Lane and their daughter Katharine Lane Weems in Manchester, Massachusetts. Also included are four garden journals (1903-1928), garden-related medals awarded to Emma Lane, index files of plant materials, photocopies of garden related library cards belonging to Gardiner M. Lane, a diascope and nursery and seed catalogs. The collection also includes architectural plans, invoices and specifications from, and a framed photograph of, Raleigh C. Gildersleeve, architect of The Chimneys and brother of Emma Lane.

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Creators:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1915 - 1954
Size:
30.1 Cubic feet (81 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0322
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers and correspondence (ca. 1946-1953) of Rice; publications, mostly on Diesel engines, their components and technical problems; material from Rice's academic career; directories of Diesel engine manufacturers and brochures describing their products; technical manuals and reprints of technical articles.

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Creators:
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961
Dates:
1841-1981
Size:
56.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.oaklviol
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, stained glass artist, and muralist Violet Oakley measure 56.4 linear feet and date from 1841-1981. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and business correspondence; writings, including essays, lectures, and project drafts; diaries and journals; financial material; artwork; printed material, including scrapbooks; and photographs, 3 albums, 322 glass plate negatives, and 1600 film negatives of Oakley, her family and friends, and her work.

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Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M979
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The four volumes of registers of letters and telegrams received, June 1865–April 1869, each contain a name index. Volume 1 (1) contains two parts – the first being for June–December 1865, the second being for January–June 1866. In each part, entries are arranged alphabetically by initial letter of surname or office of correspondent and are then num...

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Dates:
circa 1870-1910
Size:
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
AAG.STR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.

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Dates:
1883 June 6 to 1884 May 10
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0984
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Volume 17 is a bound scrapbook with numbered pages and an index with some handwritten notes. The contents consist mainly of newspaper clippings, but also include illustrations, maps and diagrams. Volume 17 contains clippings about the Washington Aqueduct and other construction projects from around the United States and the world. There are illustr...

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Creators:
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Dates:
1860-1947
Size:
44 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 19 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.corcgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; letterpress books; journals; and an account book.

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Dates:
1873-1896
Level:
subseries
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fire Insurance Maps were designed to assist insurance companies assess the risk of manufacturing companies. A large majority of these maps were published by the Barlow Company. The insurance maps include the name of the company, location, a description of their foundries, interior features, fire appliances, manufacturing processes, and a diagram of...

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Dates:
1854-1945
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The narratives contain various writings about railroads, Western Union, and the telegraph in general while the pole and wire materials consist of a compilation of statistical data. The lists of contacts contain alphabetical listings of railroad companies with whom Western Union conducted business. These lists reveal the name of the railroad, date...

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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
ca. 1910-1920.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0246
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two of the moon, and fou...

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