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Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Hammer, William J. (Wiiliam Joseph), 1858-1934 ((electrical engineer))
Dates:
circa 1874-1935
1955-1957
Size:
36 Cubic feet (84 boxes, 16 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0069
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original documents and papers generated by William J. Hammer and by various companies and individuals with whom he was associated. Includes material related to the research and inventions of Edison, Bell, Tesla, the Curies, etc.

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Creators:
Baker, Lester R., 1879?-1884 (donor's cousin)
Dates:
circa 1882-1884
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 scrapbook)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0136
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scrapbook containing Valentines, advertising cards, and postcards.

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Creators:
Cooney, Debbie
Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0141
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The photoprints which comprise this collection apparently were contact-printed from original negatives. The negatives seem to date from about 1890, but the prints are much more recent. A variety of subjects is included, as described in the container list, but the theme seems to be educational. Education in crafts, veterinary medicine, and mathemati...

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Creators:
White, Roger
Dates:
1997.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0648
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Exhibit script, brochures, and mmeory books.

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Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1940-1941
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0162
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Joseph Schillinger (1895-1943), composer and musical theorist, worked extensively with the Rhythmicon. The Rhythmicon, constructed in 1931, is the earliest electronic rhythm machine. The collection consists of recordings of the Rhythmicon.

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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Cadwell, Paul, 1889-1985 ((banjoist))
Reed, Frances
Dates:
1883-1980
Size:
12 Cubic feet (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0387
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of the collection is music for the five-string banjo, often with piano and/or second banjo accompaniments. Almost no sheets have cover illustrations. Many editions are British and rarely have copyright dates.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1937-1965
Size:
0.04 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 folder, 1 oversize folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Warshaw
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Warshaw, Isadore forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1917-1966
Size:
3.5 Boxes (approximately.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S03
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. Series 3 consists of three document boxes of materials relating to how Mr. Warshaw maintained the collection as a business. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana .

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1838-1892
Size:
0.49 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Matches
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Matches forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Bissell, Hezekiah
Dates:
1920-1928
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the reminiscences of Hezekiah Bissell, a railroad engineer who worked in the western United Statesstates with the Union Pacific Railroad, and in Peru.