Query: Books -- 1930-1940
Charles Sheldon Papers
Creators:
Kuenzig Books
Sheldon, Charles Gates, 1899-1960
Breck Company.
Dates:
1902-1959
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1423
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the work of Charles G. Sheldon, the illustrator who created beautiful images of women for the "Breck Girls" advertising campaign from 1936-1957. Includes photographs of sitters, Breck advertising materials, Breck Company internal publications and newsletters, magazines with cover illustrations by Sheldon, a high school yearbook, internal papers from …

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in NMAH.AC.1423 for Books -- 1930-1940
Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints
Creators:
Ostroff, Eugene, d. 1999 (NMAH Curator)
Salo, Matt, Dr.
Haberstich, David E., 1941-
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015
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Dates:
1985 - 1986
1930 - 1943
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0204
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains 273 silver gelatin photoprints (Series 1), most of which apparently were made during the 1930s and early 1940s, contemporaneously with the original negatives. All are 8" x 10" or slightly smaller, unmounted except for flush mounted linen on the backs of some prints. The photographs were made primarily in two locations, New York …

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in NMAH.AC.0204 for Books -- 1930-1940
Superman Comic Book Collection
Creators:
Austin, Terry
Siegel, Jerry (cartoonist)
Shuster, Joseph (cartoonist)
Salkind, Alexander
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Dates:
1923-1984
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0274
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes numerous newspaper clippings of the Superman comic strip, 1940-1950, promotional material using the Superman character, Superman comic books, 1944-1978 and illustrations of Superman drawn by Terry Austin in 1984. Dramatic scripts for TV and movie portrayals of Superman in 1977 and 1982 as well as a novel by George Lowther about Superman …

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in NMAH.AC.0274 for Books -- 1930-1940
Jean Clairmook Radio Scrapbook
Creators:
Clairmook, Jean
Dates:
1930-1932
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0674
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One homemade scrapbook documenting the radio career of young Jean Clairmook. The book contains letters, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The creator of the scrapbook is unknown.

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in NMAH.AC.0674 for Books -- 1930-1940
Lloyd A. Strickland Collection of 1936 Olympics Souvenir Materials
Creators:
McDermott, Joyce
Strickland, Lloyd A.
Dates:
1936
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0743
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lloyd A. Strickland purchased these souvenir cards while attending the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany.

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in NMAH.AC.0743 for Books -- 1930-1940
Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection
Creators:
Milwaukee Printed String Company
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.
Orchard Paper Company
American Lace Paper Company
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Dates:
circa 1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 vertical box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0278
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five sample books from the 1930s: (1) Christmas wrapping paper manufactured by Gift Wrap, (2) shelf paper made by the American Lace Paper Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (3) confectionery bag samples and stock designs for printing by the Orchard Paper Company of Saint Louis, (4) gift wrapping paper made by Modern Vogue Co., Inc., and …

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in NMAH.AC.0278 for Books -- 1930-1940
Lilian MacKendrick papers
Creators:
MacKendrick, Lilian
Dates:
1930-1983
Size:
8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.macklili
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical data; diaries; engagement books; desk calendars and notebooks with addresses; financial records; a scrapbook; account books; photographs; and record books.

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in AAA.macklili for Books -- 1930-1940
Martin and Morris Music Company Records
Creators:
Martin and Morris Music Company
Morris, Necey, Mrs.
Martin, Sallie
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-
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Dates:
circa 1930-1985
Size:
8.7 Boxes (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0492
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Martin and Morris Company Records date from ca. 1930 to 1985 and document a neglected part of the American music historical record. The collection is particularly important because of the company's contributions to the field of Gospel music. According to Horace Boyer (in We'll Understand It Better....), Martin and Morris Music …

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in NMAH.AC.0492 for Books -- 1930-1940
Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers
Creators:
Brodie, Allan, Dr.
Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930
Dates:
1893-1940.
Size:
3.16 Cubic feet (9 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0724
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business and professional papers of Dr. Edward H. Angle, relating to his pioneering work in orthodontics. The papers include letters to and from Dr. Angle; photographs, subjects including Angle, his patients, equipment, skulls and jawbones and other demonstration photographs of orthodontic subjects, including some x-ray photographs (radiographs); notes and writings …

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in NMAH.AC.0724 for Books -- 1930-1940
Doc Cheatham Papers
Creators:
Cheatham, Doc, 1905-1997
Cheatham, Amanda
Dates:
1939-1998
Size:
11 Cubic feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0814
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Cheatham's career as a jazz trumpeter. The papers include passports, appointment and address books; photographs, both personal and professional; a transcript of an interview of Cheatham; sheet music, including parts for various instruments; home movies from Cheatham's travels; awards and certificates; printed material including posters, programs, clippings.

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in NMAH.AC.0814 for Books -- 1930-1940