A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Charity 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
Includes descriptions of the object, locality, vernacular term, and remarks about use, manufacture, and significance, with introductory remarks and bibliography. Also includes purchase order, requisitions, and related material. Provides documentation for catalog numbers 415-516-716, a collection purchased from Tibetan refugees.
The collection consists of letters or statements from 62 persons agreeing to Warren Buffett's and Bill Gates's challenge to donate 95% of their wealth to charities.
This collection consists of a large amount of material without arrangement, including such material as photographs, handwritten notes, correspondence, medical flight records, reports and articles. The Stratolab program is perhaps the most well-represented of Ross' projects documented in the collection.
Collection consists of photographs featuring events for the Elks Lodge #684 from Frederick, Maryland. The majority of the photographs are from 1947-1961.
The collection includes early founding documents of Thrivent's predecessors, Aid Association for Lutherans and Lutheran Brotherhood, including articles of incorporation, by-laws, etc.; magazines published by both organizations; magazines published by Thrivent; ballots; song books (for AAL or LB gatherings); placemats; contracts; photographs; brochu...
An album of photographs documenting the activities of the members of the Zembo Shrine of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The album Includes images of members involved in charitable activities for children from Shriners' Hospitals; of members engaged in ritual activities or participating in public events such as parades; and of members in regalia.
Exiles in America: Cuban Pedro Pans and Balseros was an oral history project designed to research and document the journeys and experiences of two distinct immigration/migration experiences of the Cuban diaspora. Steve Valesquez of the National Museum of American History Division of Home and Community Life conducted twelve oral history interviews 2014-2015. The project was funded by the Consortium for the American Experience.
The prayer board is signed by P. Cabot, believed to be Father Pedro Cabot of the San Antonio Mission.
19th century manuscript book kept by Lewis Ketchum (Penobscot), mostly written in the Penobscot dialect of Eastern Abenaki with some notes in English. The manuscript descended through the Ketchum family and documents tribal matters from 1837 to 1879, including charity, marriages, births, and customs.