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Creators:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.
Dates:
1817-1851
1869-2006
Size:
270 Cubic Feet (1169 boxes )
7 film reels
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0059
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of records documenting one of the oldest advertising agencies created in Philadelphia. The company then moves to New York and expanses to international markets. During its history NW Ayer & Sons acquires a number of other advertising agencies and is eventually purchased. The largest portion of the collection is print advertisements but also includes radio and television. NW Ayer is known for some of the slogans created for major American companies.

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Creators:
Prescott, Timothy (student)
Prescott, Gertrude
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1803
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0032
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lesson book text consists primarily of mathematical exercises, with a few pages devoted to penmanship. Also includes a partial page of the "Republican Gazetteer, Boston, Sept. 4, 1802, used as an end page.

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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Leet, Mary
Dates:
1806-1810.
Size:
1 folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0027
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal property inventory of Pelatiah Leet (died 1806), and accounts against his widow, Mary Leet, for board, clothing, and medicine, etc., 1806-1810. Inscribed, "The Widow Mary Leet of Guilford...Account Against Mary Leet ye 2d as Her Gaurdean & Provider, For Board Cloathing Medicines & Necessaries..." (Orig. cat. no. 393,293.) Plus separate pag...

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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Salmon, Polly (merchant)
Dates:
1785-1787
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0040
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript account book documenting payments to other individuals. 21 pp.; remainder blank. Money recorded in English currency.

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Creators:
Gist, Joshua (merchant)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1769-1822.
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (2 folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0044
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of Joshua Gist, Westminster, Maryland, and others,including general account for the purchase and transportation of agricultural products, lists of muster rolls for the Militia of Maryland, 1794-1798. Also, miscellaneous notes of financial obligations, 1769-1800; and a letter, 1798, concerning payment for construction of fortifications ...

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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1813-59.
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0039
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of an unidentified merchant and farmer from New England includes entries for items purchased and sold, and a record of persons employed.

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Creators:
Deal, Harmon B. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
ca. 1920-1930.
Size:
0.66 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0053
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes blueprints, schematics, photographs, notes, and some correspondence of Harmon B. Deal, engineer with the Atwater Kent Manufacturing Company, relating to a study on the possible lines of development of television in 1929.

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Creators:
Woodward, Inc.
Vaughan Furniture Co., The.
Steelcase, Inc.
Lane Company, The.
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Dates:
1977-1980
Size:
4 Cubic Feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0286
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of the raw materials (completed schedules and catalogues) for a survey of material of historical interest and importance associated with American furniture manufacturers. There is a folder for each of the approximately 210 furniture manufacturing companies asked to participate in the survey, filed alphabetically by company. ...

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Creators:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)
Des Grange, Jane
Dates:
1800-1978
Size:
19 Cubic Feet (50 boxes, 7 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0466
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of the collection contains a wide range of ephemera, such as calendars, postcards, advertising cards, magazines, newspapers and fashion plates; also photographs and business and household account books. Also some of Mrs. Holton's personal papers, including correspondence relating to activities with organizations such as the Home Bureaus an...

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Creators:
Procter & Gamble Company
Mars, Incorporated
Sosa, Lionel
Sosa, Bromley and Aguilar and Associates (San Antonio, Texas)
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Dates:
1981-1997
Size:
14 Cubic Feet (31 boxes and 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the work of the Sosa, Bromley and Aguilar and Associates advertising agency of San Antonio, Texas. They created advertising for large corporations such as Western Union, American Airlines, Coca-Cola, Mars, Procter and Gamble, Anheuser-Busch, and Burger King. Additionally, they worked on political campaigns for Republican ca...

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