Query: Design -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Belle Kogan, "first American woman industrial designer"
Creators:
Kogan, Belle, 1902-2000
Belle Kogan Associates
Banet, Bernard A.
Dates:
1929-1998
Size:
7 Volumes (ill. (some col.))
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.XXXX-0003
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

A collection of magazine and newspaper articles, academic papers, advertisements, press releases, typed and hand-written correspondence, speeches, drafts, and other materials relating to Belle Kogan and her career as an industrial designer.

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Anthony Moreno Papers
Creators:
Moreno, Anthony M.
Dates:
1946-1975, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1478
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection primarily documents the career of Latino graphic artist and designer Anthony Moreno.

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Martin J. Weber Graphic Arts Collection
Creators:
Weber, Carl
Weber, Martin J., 1905-2007
Dates:
1931-1980
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1209
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection features business documents, legal papers, and examples of prints from Martin J. Weber, who pioneered the "Weber Process."

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Tommi Parzinger collection
Creators:
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, b. 1905
Parzinger, Tommi, 1903-1981.
Dates:
1935-1981
Size:
5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1998-19-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection does not represent the entire Parzinger archive. The German firm, K.P.M., has the drawings Parzinger produced for the line of ceramics and a part of the documentation for the work in the United States was damaged or lost in a 1951 flood in the Madison Avenue office. However, enough of the archive remains to document a significant part of the designer's work from the 1940s-1970s. Included in the collection are brochures, ad sheets, magazine pages, chart-like sheets of furniture designs, drawings or blueprints, clippings, photographs, press articles, and pages of notes. The collection does not include business papers which were deliberately excluded for space reasons.

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Lester Beall collection
Creators:
Beall, Lester, 1903-
Dates:
1933-[circa 1967]
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1278
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the career of Lester Beall, graphic designer and commercial artist from approximately 1933-1967.

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Virgil Johnson Collection of Cigarette Packages
Creators:
Brown and Williamson.
Johnson, Virgil
American Tobacco Company.
Benson and Hedges.
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Dates:
circa 1890-1997
Size:
25 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0645
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

As a teenager, Virgil Johnson [b.1918] became interested in the designs and symbols on cigarette packs like "Black Cat" and "White Roll", and he began actively collecting in the 1930s. His interest intensified during the 1940s when he was stationed in North Africa and across the Mediterranean region as a photographer with the U.S. Navy. Mr. Johnson collected cigarette packs for over fifty years, and was a member of the Cigarette Pack Collector's Association. Approximately 6000 cigarette packages, foreign and American, arranged in 24 albums. Manufacturers include names such as those shown below.

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Seymour Robins collection
Creators:
Robins, Seymour, 1913-2011
Dates:
1962 - 1992
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1270
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials consist of project catalogs for Mohawk Paper Mills and Neenah Paper, a division of Kimberly-Clark. The collection documents Robins' work as a graphic and industrial designer.

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W.J. Eney Collection
Creators:
Eney, William J.
Dates:
1929-1977
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1062
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents William J. Eney, a civil engineer whose research primarily focused on model analysis of bridges, stress test and concrete.

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Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings
Creators:
Sun, Ming-ju
Dates:
circa 1972-2002, undated
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0897
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fashion drawings and the photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun while as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist.

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Andy Granatelli Collection
Creators:
Granatelli, Andy, 1923-2013
Granatelli, Vincent
Grancor Automotive Specialists
Hurricane Hot Rod Association
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Dates:
1932-2008
Size:
66 Cubic feet (108 boxes, 16 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1403
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Granatelli's lifelong involvement with automobiles, from his youth through his career as an auto industry executive, and as a racing car owner, designer and promoter. The collection consists primarily of files, photographs, scrapbooks, and drawings. Some of the earliest files relate to Grancor, a company founded by …

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