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Creators:
Gates, Elmer, 1859-1923
Dates:
1894-1988
bulk 1894-1910
Size:
1.5 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1123
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document the life of Elmer Gates (1859-1923), an independent American inventor and psychologist. Gates developed ideas related to experimental psychology and inventions in fields such as metallurgy, electricity, microscopy, X-rays, and pedagogy. Papers include correspondence, photographs, patents, articles and clippings, writings, and estate documents.

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Souther, John
Globe Iron Works (Boston, Massachusetts)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1867-1918
Size:
0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0953
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents entrepreneur and inventor John Souther and his manufacturing companies Globe Works and American Steam Locomotive. Much of the collection consists of documentation and correspondence related to Globe Works' legal affairs.

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Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Blumenthal, M.L.
Blumenthal, Joseph
Blumenthal, Barbara B.
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Dates:
1856-2010
bulk 1900-1969
Size:
2 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1344
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records from Blumenthal Brothers Chocolate Company, manufacturers of chocolate and cocoa products, including well-known candies such as Snocaps, Raisinets, and Goobers. They were located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The company was sold to Ward Foods Incorporated in 1969. This collection also includes material collected by and about the Blumenthal family and from M.L. Blumenthal, noted illustrator of the early 20th century.

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Spillman Engineering Corporation
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Misklea, M. Francis
Allan Herschell Co.
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Dates:
1879-1956.
Size:
2 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0665
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous documents, catalogs, scrapbooks, photographs and printed material relating to the carousels and other amusement park rides of the Allan Herschell Company (which earlier in its existence was called the Herschell-Spillman Company and the Spillman Engineerng Corporation).

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Came, Charles, 1806-1881
Dates:
1838-1979.
Size:
0.25 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0661
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous items relating to Came, including a photograph of Came and another of his wife; letters from Came, primarily photocopies, but with a few originals, mostly to his wife and children; and publications: including pamphlets on electricity, books on medicine and phrenology, and one on marriage; also several recent articles about Came; and h...

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Barden, Henry, 1806-1871
Barden, William Wallace, 1843-1932
Dates:
1820s-1930s.
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0824
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business correspondence of homeopathic physicians Henry Barden and his son, William Wallace Barden, of Penn Yan, New York. The collection also contains personal corespondence to and from extended family members in New York State and the Midwest. The business correspondence contain orders for products, requests for medical advice, and testimonials f...

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Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI (National Museum of American History)
Maryland. Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State
Dates:
ca. 1740-1965.
Size:
0.33 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0114
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

18th, 19th, and 20th century material deposited with the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, chiefly relating to the practice of medicine in the state. Includes correspondence, papers, certificates, diplomas, patents, maps, notebooks, clippings, prescriptions, pamphlets, photocopies of documents, scrapbooks, photographs, and p...

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Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Land, Charles H., 1847-1922
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
Dates:
1860-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0834
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.

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Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Marton, Ladislaus Laszlo, 1901-1979 (physicist)
Dates:
1932 - 1970
Size:
4.66 Cubic Feet (14 boxes, one (1) 16 mm film)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0100
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of materials documenting the history of electron optics, especially electron microscopes. Included are engineering drawings of Marton's devices, designed in Belgium, Stanford and RCA in the 1930s and 1940s; notebooks concerning extensive investigations in electron microscopy; photographs and micrographs concerning developm...

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Union Tansfer and Storage Co.
Cayton, Rosa
Cayton, Max
Cayton Family
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Dates:
1892-1992.
Size:
2.5 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0780
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, photographs, business documents, certificates and advertising materials from the family of Max and Rose Cayton, 1890-1993.

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