Query: Christmas
John Whitman Christmas Diskette Collection
Creators:
Whitman, John (President of Oakland Group, Inc.)
Dates:
1983 December 8
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0091
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of one 5 ½" x 5 ½" floppy diskette from John Whitman of Micromedia Software in Wellesley, MA, which purports to portray the first Christmas card. It is believed that J. C. Horsley designed the card in England in 1843. When displayed on computer screen the card reads. "A Merry Christmas and …

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Christmas
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
1899-1917
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes, 1 folder, 11 oversize folders, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Christmas
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: Christmas 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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Greeting Card Collection
Creators:
Conn, Nat
Tolman, Sarah
Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee), 1878-1954
Dates:
1920-1980
Size:
2 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0579
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of greeting cards, over 95% of them Christmas cards, received from the 1920s-1980s by two Washington, D.C. families, those of Ruel Tolman and Nat Conn.

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Lillian Reisler photographs of Korean artifacts and people
Creators:
Reisler, Lillian
Dates:
circa 1950-1953, 1985
Size:
11 Prints (color polaroid)
2 hand-colored Christmas cards
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Postcard (color halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.95-39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Lillian Reisler in Korea circa 1950-1953. They depict Korean artifacts, including images of clothing, pipes, a hat, a purse, and a bamboo pillow, as well as a group of fortune tellers, a woman smoking a pipe, and a street scene with women bearing loads on their heads. The …

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Angna Enters greeting cards and printed material
Creators:
Enters, Angna, 1907-
Dates:
1943-1967
bulk 1958-1967 dates
Size:
15 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.enteangn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Seven Christmas cards made by Angna Enters, 1958 and 1959, 1961, 1963-1965, and 1967, consisting of a different watercolor self-portrait for each of the years represented; and printed material concerning Enters career in the theater, particularly reviews of mime performances.

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Photographs of Smithsonian Anthropology Department Christmas party
Dates:
1998
Size:
75 Color prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2009-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Anthropology Department staff and others at the department's Christmas party, held at the J. W. Marriott Hotel on December 14, 1998. Some photos are annotated with staff names.

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Lewis Turco and George O'Connell Christmas card collection
Creators:
Turco, Lewis
O'Connell, George
Dates:
1966-2003
Size:
29 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.turclewi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twenty-seven Christmas and greeting cards created by Lewis Turco and others, and one newspaper clipping. Also included is an original design for a 2003 Christmas card by Turco and George O'Connell. Seventeen of the cards are illustrated with artwork by O'Connell.

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Photograph of Smithsonian Institution physical anthropologists
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1977
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-45
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph depicting Lucile Eleanor St. Hoyme, Angela Margola, John Lawrence Angel, and Donald John Ortner in the physical anthropology lab. The photograph is mounted on a Christmas greeting card from the "Division of Physical Anthropology."

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Boris and Betty Artzybasheff Christmas cards to Frederick Bennett Duncan
Creators:
Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965
Dates:
1935-1936 and undated
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.artzbori
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Boris and Betty Artzybasheff Christmas cards to Frederick Bennett Duncan include two handmade Christmas cards dating from 1935-1936. One additional card is undated.

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William H. Quealy Collection of Duke Ellington Recordings
Creators:
Quealy, William H., Judge
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1950-1970.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box, 9 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0296
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Eight commercial 33-1/3 r.p.m. recordings of music produced by Duke Ellington, with album covers autographed by Ellington to Judge Quealy; and a Christmas card from Ellington addressed to Judge Quealy.

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