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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:
Nygaard, Kaare K., 1903-1989
Dates:
1921-1986
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0378
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes drafts of chapters and sections (some hand written) of Nygaard's book Hemorrhagic Diseases.

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Creators:
Schmidling, David, Dr.
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1846-1884
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0364
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Lewis M. Rutherfurd's work related to astronomy.

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Creators:
Gatter, Carl
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.
Fisher, Richard
Fisher, Bruce & Company.
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Dates:
1920-1940s
Size:
3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.

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Creators:
Chace, Franklin, Mrs.
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
French, H. H.
Dates:
circa 1880
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box , Paper prints, 8" x 10".,Silver albumen(?),mounted on cardboard.)
14 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0375
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains fourteen silver albumen photoprints, mounted on cardboard, 8" x 10", all by H. H. French. Each picture is stamped with the photographer's name. The photographs depict homes and businesses, including the Tallapoossa Land, Mining & Manufacturing Co., the Lithia Springs Hotel site, a railroad bridge and the Tallapoosa River,...

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Creators:
Kelsey Press Co.
Dates:
1873-1964
Size:
15 Cubic feet (54 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0377
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials documenting the business history of the Kelsey Press Company, amateur newspapers, and publications of owners of Kelsey presses.

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Creators:
Jones, William W., 1822-1882
Dates:
1880-1904
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0340
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The scrapbook contains approximately sixty-three items dealing mainly with small town matters in Wales. Among them are: a printed page (dated July 1885) soliciting for subscriptions to restock the trout in the Blaenau Festiniog area; a four page printed pamphlet (1884) published by the Conservatives, enumerating the Corrupt Practices, Illegal Pract...

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Creators:
Magnin, Ellen Newman
Magnin (Joseph) Stores
Magnin, Donald
Brader-Ashley, Betty, 1924-1986
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Dates:
1963-1968
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0355
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

103 illustrated advertisements, posters, and store decorations: 51 color, 52 black and white.

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Creators:
Adler, Charles, Jr., 1899-1980 (engineer, inventor)
Dates:
1899 - 1980
Size:
6 Cubic feet (; 15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, patents, and printed materials documenting the inventive career of Charles Adler, Jr. Adler is best known for his development of the first traffic actuated signal light in 1928.

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Creators:
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985
Mount, John W.
Dates:
1920-1984
Size:
10.5 Cubic feet (33 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0352
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials documenting five of Mount's numerous inventions: the solar still, a jet power burner, turnbuckles and swivel connectors for boats, the "wadnut" (a self-tightening fastener), and a method of joining industrial piping. The papers include notes on concepts, and on testing and prototypes; correspondence with patent attorneys and potential industrial users of the devices; photographs; biographical information on Mount; and a general subject file on his inventions.