George B. Grant scrapbook
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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.
International exhibition, 1876 : official catalogue / United States Centennial Commission, Department of Art
Catalog describing the art installations of the United States Centennial Commision's International exhibition in Philadelphia, Penn.,1876. The exhibition included works in a range of media from painting and sculpture to industrial design with twelve countries represented. Contents are as follows: Plan of exhibition grounds -- Subject index, national exhibits -- The memorial …
United States Centennial Commission records
Records relating primarily to the Fine Arts Section of the Centennial Exhibition, including 1 volume signed receipts for items exhibited at Photographic Hall; John Sartian's Art Department report; 1 volume of supply requisitions for the Fine Arts Section; and applications for space listing number, date, name, and address of applicant, description of …
Centennial Collection selected records
Selected records from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Centennial Collection, assembled by HSP from various collections. Included are files from the Centennial Bureaus of Administration on the Art Department and Foreign Exhibitors, including information on the system of classification, bureau of awards, selection of judges, duties of and information for …
Archives Center Photoprint Collection
This artificial collection is the repository for miscellaneous photoprints transferred from other Smithsonian units: see series records.
Selected art related photographs from the Philadelphia City Archives
Subjects include Persian miniatures and receipts for paintings exhibited at the Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial, the facade of the now demolished Art Club of Philadelphia, the construction of the Memorial Hall art gallery for the Centennial Exhibition and the finished galleries containing sculptures, the Smith Memorial, and sculptures in Fairmount Park, including …
James Wells Champney collection
Correspondence; diaries; lists of paintings, bills, and receipts; sketchbook and sketches; clippings; tintype photograph; and printed material.
Domestic Life Stereograph and Photograph Collection
Myers, Susan H.
Hundreds of stereographs and other photographic imagery, especially a large number of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; other subjects include: the World's Columbian Exhibition (1893); the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the Great Sanitary Fair; a large number on Massachusetts, including a set of images from Old Sturbridge; buildings and scenery; miscellaneous other subjects.
Archives Center World Expositions Collection
An artificial collection of ephemera from World's Fairs, intended as a growing repository for such miscellany from multiple sources. The initial donation consists of a season ticket, a booklet of souvenir tickets, and one menu from the 1939 New York World's Fair. The 2010 addendum contains eleven graphic works relating to World's …
Sartain family papers
Selected Sartain family papers from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Moore College of Art, including correspondence, printed material, photographs, sketchbooks, writings, minutes of meetings and other organizational records, and memorabilia.