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Charles Atlas Records
Creators:
Atlas, Charles, 1893-1972
Dates:
circa 1909-1998
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0654
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists primarily of educational, promotional and publicity materials created by Charles Atlas and others for his bodybuilding business.

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George S. Morison Collection
Creators:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903
Dates:
1846-1903
Size:
30 Cubic feet (63 boxes and 152 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0978
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the career of George S. Morison, a prominent civil engineer, specializing in railroad bridge design. The materials consist primarily of drawings and maps (linen tracings, blueprints, sketches); final bridge reports; photographs; glass plate negatives; daily diaries; correspondence; and published material documenting George S. Morison's participation on the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1898-1903.

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McIntosh, Seymour and Company Records
Creators:
McIntosh, Seymour and Company
Dates:
circa 1886-1939
Size:
93.6 Cubic feet (174 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0985
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document the design, manufacture, and operation of steam and diesel engines by McIntosh, Seymour and Company of Auburn, New York.

Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Records
Creators:
Niagara Falls International Bridge Company and Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company
Dates:
1848-1946
bulk 1890-1929
Size:
8 Cubic feet (22 boxes, 5 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1060
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, bridge construction and condition reports, financial records, and other materials created by or concerning the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company (NFSB). The main focus of the collection is company administration and the daily operation of a series of bridges connecting the U.S. and Canada over the Niagara Gorge.

Ralph Burns Papers
Creators:
Burns, Ralph, 1922-2001
Dates:
circa 1940-1994
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0736
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains sheet music and presentation scores of songs written and arranged by composer Ralph Burns.

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George Sidney Collection
Creators:
Sidney, George, 1916-2002
Dates:
1885-2002
bulk 1940-1967
Size:
54 Film reels
96 Cubic feet (288 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0867
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George Sidney (1916-2002) was a film director during the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking (1927-1954). He spent the longest period of his career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) until the 1950s. He later produced and directed films for Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. He was a president of the Directors Guild of America and an avid photographer. He was the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar). The collection consists of photographs, photographic negatives, personal and business materials, and film. The collection also contains material created by George Sidney's uncle, George Sidney, vaudevillian and motion picture actor.

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Scurlock Studio Records, Series 6: Color Transparencies, Slides, and Other Formats
Creators:
Custom Craft
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
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Dates:
1922-1994, undated
Size:
41 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, DC from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Series 6 primarily consists of photographic materials including color transparencies, slides, film, and proofs but occasionally includes notes, forms, and envelopes associated with the orders. An oveview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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Horace Silver Collection
Creators:
Silver, Horace, 1928-2014
Dates:
1981-1998.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0737
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed materials, consisting mostly of obscure, alternative jazz magazines containing articles about Silver; and two publicity photographs of Silver.

Harry Warnecke New York News Sunday Coloroto Magazines
Creators:
New York News
Warnecke, Harry, 1900-1984
Warnecke, Elsie
Dates:
1942-1969.
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0664
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approx. 765 issues of the New York News Sunday Coloroto supplement (partial copies), containing reproductions of color photographs by Warnecke and others. Most of the cover illustrations depict motion picture and television stars. Most, but apparently not all, of the issues contain reproductions of Warnecke's work.

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Susie Paige Afro-American Greeting Card Collection
Creators:
Paige, Susie (bookseller)
Dates:
1900-1984
bulk 1960-1984
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0263
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection primarily consists of greeting cards and postcards but also includes political literature and a high school diploma relating to African Americans and their history and culture in American society.

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