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Creators:
Helfand, William
Dates:
1980-1991
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0447
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of cards advertising telephone sex purveyors in New York, New York; London, United Kingdom; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Tokyo, Japan, and other countries.

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Creators:
Levine, Benjamin, 1888-1978 (promoter)
Levine, Bertram
Dates:
1902-1963
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0435
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of amateur boxing ephemera collected by Bertram Levine.

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Creators:
Welsbach, Carl Auer von, Baron
Forscher, Frederick
Dates:
1890.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0438
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One letter written by Carl Auer von Welsbach to the Austrian Gas and Electric Company. The letter is written in German.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
Dates:
1899
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0460
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A scrapbook compiled by unidentified persons containing materials relating to the Spanish-American War Peace Jubilee of 1899.

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Creators:
Whitney, George Eli, 1862-1963 (engineer)
Dates:
1898-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0463
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of inventor and engineer George Eli Whitney.

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Creators:
Association for Computing Machinery. Washington, D.C. chapter.
Dates:
1958-1978
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0462
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Microfiche copies of the records of the Washington, DC chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (1958-1978).

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Creators:
Carleton, Herbert W., d. 1992
Carleton, Herbert Oswald
Dates:
1912-1919
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0465
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of motion picture publicity stills collected by Herbert O. Carleton (1887-1962), cameraman during the Silent Era of filmmaking.

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Creators:
Plastics Pioneers Association
Dates:
1952, 1968
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1235
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Audio recordings of interviews with members of the Plastics Pioneers Association about the plastics industry, its origins, and evolution.

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Creators:
Blanch, Gertrude
Bloch, Richard M.
Bradburn, James
Brainerd, John G.
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Dates:
1969-1973, 1977
Size:
43.5 Cubic feet (158 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0196
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
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Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
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Dates:
1964-1994, undated
Size:
72 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S05
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 5 primarily consists of color negatives, but occasionally includes order forms, envelopes, and other photographic materials associated with the order. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records