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undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Aitken, Robert, 1878-1949
Dates:
circa 1900-1960
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.aitkrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California-born sculptor Robert Aitken measure 0.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1960. The collection primarily consists of photographs of Aitken in his studio and photographs of his sculpture including fountain figures, mausouleum doors, medallions, refliefs, and portrait busts. Also found is a photograph of Theodore Roosevelt at the dedication of the Navy Monument in Union Square, San Francisco, in 1902. The collection also includes one 1904 letter from Benjamin Wheeler to Robert Aitken thanking Aitken for a bust of George Washington, and scattered clippings and postcards reproducing works of art by Aitken.

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Dates:
April 2008
2004 September
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0898
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1, Oral History Interviews, September 2004 and April 2008, were conducted with Joseph Pedott by John Fleckner, NMAH archivist. The 2004 interview discusses his life and business career in Chicago and San Francisco and the development of the Chia Pet and other products. The 2008 interview focuses on the move of Chia Pet manufacturing to Chin...

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Boardman, J. R.
American Stereoscopic Co.
Dates:
1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
H.C. White Co.
Dates:
1906
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Boardman, J. R.
American Stereoscopic Co.
Dates:
1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History