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Dates:
1742-1794.
Size:
1 Volume (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0082
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of an unidentified merchant living in an unknown location; includes entries for dry goods and other items purchased and sold.

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Creators:
Washburn Wire Company
Dates:
1934-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0074
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records consist of a copy of a legal agreement to convey real property between the Company and the City of New York; diagrams showing designation of buildings; illustrations; Business Plan and Loan Request, 1979-1980, 1980-1981; photographs; book of Plans for Plant Revision, which contains: monthly and yearly production charts, real estate ma...

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Creators:
Steele, Richard, 1916-1980
Dates:
1948-1963.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0080
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection, which consists of notebooks, journals, photographs, correspondence, memos, brochures, and technical drawings, is divided into three series: Sketches, Drawing Journals and Tests; Ram Company Materials; and Photographs. The papers were selected from among Mr. Steele's files by his son, Christopher. As a result, the papers included ...

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Creators:
Anglo-American Telegraph Company, Ltd.
Dates:
1862-1947
Size:
14 Cubic feet (51 volumes in 44 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0073
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records relating to the organization of the company, corporate and financial records. Corporate records include two volumes of the company's acts, charters, contracts and agreements, 1862-1883; minutes of board meetings relating to varied subjects, such as agreements between the company and other telegraph companies such as Western Union Telegraph concerning sales of property, details of trnsactions or purchases undertaken by the company. Financial records consist of nine volumes of "journals" showing monthly records of receipts, 1866-1912; nineteen volumes of ledgers reveal a detailed financial status of the company, 1866-1912; and nine volumes of cash books consist of the financial transactions of the company, 1904-early 1941. See also 1 folder of the Anglo-American Telegraph Company telegrams in the Warshaw Collection under the heading "Telegraphs".

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Creators:
Meggars, Edith R.
Meggars, William F., Dr. (physicist)
Dates:
1914-1970.
Size:
8 Cubic feet (11 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0061
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers and advertising paraphernalia, such as matchbooks and pencils, from the Meggars' Collection, which they called "The Museum."

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
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:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Stoyanoff, Esther
Corson, Mille Gade , 1898- (swimmer)
Dates:
1920-1930.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0063
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three scrapbooks and two albums containing photographs of Corson; news clippings about the swim; a Certificate of Life Membership in the Danish American Athletic Club; a certificate from the American Red Cross; sheet music; a tribute to her which contains a picture of her and her children; programs with images of her; advertisements; and a Navy cha...

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Creators:
Brown, William W. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1920-1950
Size:
2.66 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0102
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

35 binders of engineering drawings, correspondence, and charts concerning high frequency alternators, low and high frequency antenna systems, insulators, conductors, power transformers, cables, and vacum tubes.

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Creators:
Busignies, Henri Gaston, 1905-1981 (electronic/communications engineer)
Dates:
1905-1981
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0098
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documentation of Gaston's role in the development of radio direction finders during World War II.

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Creators:
Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company
Sawyer, Alfred P. (Secretary and Treasurer of the Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company)
Dates:
1881-1887
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0099
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily incoming correspondence to Alfred P. Sawyer of Concord, Massachusetts, Secretary and Treasurer of the Northern New York Telegraph and Telephone Company in Plattsburg, concerning routine activities of the Company. For a time he was stationed in Lowell, Massachusetts, until he resigned in 1887.