Query: Carpets
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Carpets
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1855-1909
Size:
3.66 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Carpets
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Carpets forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Alfons Bach Papers
Creators:
Bach, Alfons, 1904-1999
Dates:
1934-1992
Size:
6 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1272
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Biographical files cover the period from 1938-1989 and include resumes, clippings, correspondence, certificates, awards, speeches, brochures for exhibitions, and artwork. The project files cover the period from 1934-1961 and contain clippings, catalogs, brochures, and scrapbooks. This material documents Bach's work as an industrial designer, architect, and painter from 1934-1992. The files on the …

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Lucille Chaveas collection
Creators:
Chaveas, Lucille
Dates:
2003
Size:
17 Items (photographic prints , color.)
23 Negatives (35mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2013-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 17 color photographic prints and (23) 35mm negatives which were taken in Sierra Leone in 2003, which focus on textile manufacture, specifically needlepointed carpet slippers worn by the Krio women of Freetown.

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Roy C. Kulp Collection of Account Books
Creators:
Dibner Library
Kulp, Roy C.
Dates:
1755-1904
Size:
3.66 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0149
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-nine account books of farmers, store owners, and artisans living in Pennsylvania, 1755-1904. The books mainly record daily transactions with customers or suppliers and are handwritten in varying conditions of legibility and preservation.

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Josephine Knapp Collection
Creators:
Josephine Knapp
Dates:
1938-1994
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Personal papers of Freer Gallery of Art research assistant and museum specialist on ceramics, Josephine Hadley Knapp. Includes correspondence with the public and other Smithsonian staff, photographic material of East Asian ceramics and architecture including Freer Gallery and National Gallery of Art collection items, reference materials, and personal diaries. Much …

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Gloria Dale papers
Creators:
Dale, Gloria
Dates:
1952-1970
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.daleglor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of London textile designer Gloria Dale measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1952 to 1970. The collection provides scattered documentation of Dale's life through correspondence, photocopies of printed material, and photographs.

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files from the Department of Design and Production, National Portrait Gallery (NPG). Included are correspondence between the NPG curatorial staff and other Smithsonian bureaus and offices. There is also correspondence between the NPG staff and other external art museums, including individual artists and art experts regarding …

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H. Irving Crane Papers
Creators:
Crane, H. Irving
Dates:
1927-1950
bulk 1935-1945
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1119
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

H. Irving Crane worked as a chemist for Atlantic Research Associates, Inc. (a division of National Dairy Corporation) from 1933-1940s on the production of several products utilizing casein, a protein found in milk. These products include Aralac (a synthetic fiber), Aracide (a fungicide and moth repellent), spray-dried milk, casein paints, and synthetic rubbers. The H. Irving Crane papers document Crane's work as a chemist at Atlantic Research Associates, Inc. and the development of Aralac and Aracide.

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Foreign Missions Library Lantern Slide Collection
Creators:
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Dates:
undated
Size:
98 Lantern slides (black and white and color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Lantern slides, undated, some hand-tinted, assembled by the Foreign Missions Library of New York City to document missionary activities in Iran, probably during the early part of the twentienth century. Included are images of missionaries and evangelists, Fiske seminary, The American High School for Boys in Tehran, the Memorial School …

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Silverplate "Enola Gay" and Radio Press News Collection
Creators:
Rittko, Raymond N.
Dates:
bulk 1945
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0095
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains two photographs of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Silverplate "Enola Gay" on the island of Tinian, taken by Raymond N. Rittko. There are also two Radio Press News releases for the "U.S.S. Guilford", dated December 12 and December 19, 1945. The releases detail post-war news stories from around the world.

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