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Dates:
1884 August 22
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0271
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A 19-page handwritten journal of a sea voyage in 1884, written on the return trip, presumably back to London.

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Creators:
Van Valen, Alexander
Dates:
1849-1850
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0935
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers of Alexander Van Valen documenting his participation in the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850.

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MacDowell, Helen Sandford, 1889-
Pease, L.F.
Prince, Georgiana K., 1861-1915
Sandford Greeting Card Company
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Dates:
1831-2004
Size:
8 Cubic Feet (37 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the business activities of the Sandford Card Company and include the papers of Mary Elizabeth Sandford, founder of the company, and her immediate family.

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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
circa 1880-circa 1960
Size:
13 Cubic feet (48 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0468
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous late nineteenth/early twentieth century scrapbooks containing postcards, trade cards, greeting cards, decals, and other ephemera. Included are: (1) trade cards for thread, tobacco, barbers, sewing machines, toiletries and shaving products, tobacco, undertakers and patent medicine; (2) images of women, children, pets, and flowers; (3) ...

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Creators:
General Electric Company
Gotti, Mary Beth
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
circa 1890s-1969
Size:
5 Cubic feet (22 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0789
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the technology of lighting and various business aspects of the General Electric Lighting Division throughout the 20th century and consists of correspondence, bulletins, price lists, business record books, stock certificates, sales and advertising materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and lantern slides.

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Creators:
Smith, Xanthus, 1839-1929
Dates:
1883-1892
Size:
2 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitxant
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handwritten diary, January 1-December 31, 1883, and July 1, 1891-May 14, 1892. The entries detail the daily events of Smith, who painted in his studio almost every day, usually finishing a painting in one to three days. The entries also record his domestic life, living with his wife, children, and father, painter Russell Smith, outside of Philadelp...

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Creators:
Basile, Mark
Coca, Imogene
Dates:
1879-2008
Size:
7.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 4 framed items, 12 accordion folders, two loose stacks)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1479
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of comedian Imogene Coca.

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Creators:
Champney, James Wells, 1843-1903
Dates:
1802-1904
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (ca. 1000 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.chamjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; diaries; lists of paintings, bills, and receipts; sketchbook and sketches; clippings; tintype photograph; and printed material.

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Creators:
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917
Dates:
1895
Size:
1 Volume ((200 p.))
Collection ID:
AAA.beckjaca
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Diary kept by Beckwith during 1895 while living in New York City. Beckwith writes of his constant worry about money, his dissatisfaction with his painting, of friends and personal matters, the portraits he is working on, art and artists, his admiration for John Singer Sargent, classes at several art schools in the city, and the various clubs to whi...

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Creators:
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale, 1824-1904
Dates:
1848-1897
Size:
125 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.chenedna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers gathered by Ednah Cheney, wife of Seth Wells Cheney, for her memoirs of the two brothers, Seth and John Cheney, prominent 19th century engravers, composed of correspondence, clippings, notes, lists, a diary, and family photographs.

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