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Dates:
1844-1986
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This series consists of records of subsidiary companies owned and/or operated by Western Union. Since its reincorporation in 1856, Western Union acquired hundreds of miles of telegraph line and incorporated them into a unified system. Western Union's acquisition methods included purchase, consolidation, conveyance, and arranging satisfactory terms ...

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Creators:
Weatherwax, John M. (John Martin), 1900-1984
Dates:
1928-1988
bulk 1931-1933
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weatjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of scattered papers of American writer John Weatherwax (1900-1984) dates from 1928 to 1988 (bulk 1931-1933), and measures 0.4 liner feet. The papers document Weatherwax's relationship with Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. In 1931, John Weatherwax approached Rivera to illustrate his English translation of the Mayan story of creation, the Popol Vuh. Rivera agreed and produced twenty-four watercolor illustrations for the text. The papers contain Weatherwax's translation, "Seven Times the Color of Fire", as well as manuscript versions of two short stories he wrote about Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo entitled "The Queen of Montogomery Street" and "Diego". Also found within the collection are correspondence, manuscripts and notes, printed materials, and photographs.

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Dates:
circa 1925-1939
Level:
series
Size:
0.3 Linear feet (Boxes 17-18)
(Boxes 17-18; 0.3 linear ft.)
Collection ID:
AAA.feragall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes Arthur B. Davies estate records consisting of correspondence with Davies family members, including Davies's wife Virginia, and others regarding the artist's estate and exhibitions of his work relating to his estate; sales vouchers, primarily for work from the Davies estate but also for sales pre-dating the artist's death in 192...

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Level:
item
Size:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp) (reversal, 235 feet )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Telegrams ordering the purchase or sale of stocks and bonds listed on the large exchanges are called x' messages." Examples of telegrams, how and why to deal with "x" messages.

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Creators:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation
Robinson, Verna Kimball, 1904-1988
Robinson, Colby W., 1900-1950
Westbrook Theatre
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Dates:
1934-1950, undated
bulk 1939-1942
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1.5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1296
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains the business records of the Westbrook Theatre Corporation of Westbrook, Maine. Records include the Colby, Rialto, and Knights of Pythias motion picture theatres in Bingham, Fryeburg, and elsewhere. The collection includes financial records, business correspondence, and photographs.

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Creators:
Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
Consolidation Coal Company
Dates:
1885-1940s
Size:
23 Cubic feet (99 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1007
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the building, operation and daily life of coal mining communities in Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio between 1911 and 1946. The collection is a valuable for the study of mining technology and the social conditions of the time period and regions.

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Creators:
GV Medical, Inc.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
CABG Medical, Inc.
ATS Medical, Inc.
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Dates:
1961-2014
Size:
10 Cubic feet (25 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1340
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Manny Villafaña, inventor, entrepreneur and founder of several medical device companies since 1971. The majority of the collection pertains to St. Jude Medical, which introduced the mechanical heart valve technology that became the industry standard.

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