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Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 Volume (approximately 70 leaves, ill., 34 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001780B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook compiled by George Barnard Grant (inventor of Grant's calculating machine), a businessman based in Lexington and Boston, Massachusetts, containing printed ephemera, machine manuals, handwritten and typescript notes and correspondence, photographs, patent applications, and other papers relating to calculating machines, inventors, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and Grant's patent dispute with Léon Bollée in the 1880s. Some of the other inventions and companies referenced in the scrapbook include: Baldwin's calculating machine; Reliance Machine Works (B.F. Quimby); Baldwin's arithmometer; Teasdale's calculating machine; American Type Machine Co. (Westcott type casting and setting machine); Babbage's difference engine; Warren on the Thomas De Colmar calculating machine; Warren Bros. calculating engine; Tendollaradder (Grant Calculating Machine Co.); tabulating machine of G. & E. Schuetz; the Pidgin Electric Calculating Machine Co.; Webb's adding machine; Sir William Thomson's harmonic analyzer; L. Bollée's calculating machine; Grant's ciphering hand-organ; and Hattersley composing and distributing machines.

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Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Crimmins, John Daniel, 1844-1917 (contractor)
Dates:
1880-1919
Size:
1.8 Cubic feet (6 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0398
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is comprised primarily of menus. There are also programs, seating plans, invitations, announcements and admission cards from functions attended by John D. Crimmins. Some material bears autographs of other guests and/or rotations made by Mr. Crimmins. There are many items from civic, political, business, Roman Catholic and Irish A...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Magazine
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-264
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the web page for the annual Museum Day Live! event hosted by the Smithsonian Magazine. The web page, located on the Smithsonian Magazine website, was crawled on September 28, 2017, and again on September 29, 2017, less than a week after the event of September 23. The event encourages visitation to participating ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Magazine
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the web page for the annual Museum Day Live! event hosted by the Smithsonian Magazine. The web page, found located on the Smithsonian Magazine website, was crawled on September 30, 2016, less than a week after the event of September 24. The event encourages visitation to participating museums across the nation by ...

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Creators:
Champney, Edwin Graves, 1842-1899
Dates:
1854-1899
Size:
130 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.chamedwi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; letters written from Antwerp, Dusseldorf and Paris to his father, mother and sister Ellen, 1871-1875; 30 diaries, 1854-1864, 1870-1874, 1878-1899, containing brief entries, sketches, notes, cash accounts and expenses, clippings, museum admission tickets, and a list of sales of A MEMENTO OF LEXINGTON, 1887; an undated catalog of p...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Magazine
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of several web pages associated with the special edition Museum Day Live! event hosted by the Smithsonian Magazine as they existed on April 13, 2016. Museum Day Live! encourages visitation to participating museums across the nation by providing free admission tickets. This special edition celebrated Women's History ...

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Creators:
Pratt, Bela Lyon, 1867-1917
Dates:
1876-1986
Size:
5 Reels (ca. 450 items (on 5 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.pratbela
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, letters and correspondence, photographs, diary, subject files, and printed ephemera.

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Claghorn, James Lawrence, 1817-1884
Dates:
1849-1882
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.clagjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters (1849-1856), business records (1849-1856), a visitors' register (1873-1885), and a scrapbook (ca. 1866-1885) concern the acquisition of paintings and prints for Claghorn's collection.

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Creators:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002
Dates:
1843-2010
bulk 1940-1986
Size:
156.91 Linear feet (178 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-042
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The papers of historian Henry P. Whitehead measure 156.91 linear feet and date from 1843 to 2010 (bulk 1945-1986). The collection documents Whitehead's careers, as well as his family and personal life. The collection also includes the personal papers of Tomlinson D. Todd, Elizabeth B. Delaney and the Howard Theatre Foundation. The combined collection is comprised of black theatrical memorabilia; materials relating to civil rights activities in the District of Columbia; and the African American experience in general. Included are playbills, sheet music, admission tickets, newspapers, magazines, books, photographs, clippings, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, sound recordings, research files, and other material.

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Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-1992
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 23 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes materials on other world's fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and Disney.

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