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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1744-1940
Size:
1.23 Cubic feet (consisting of 2.5 boxes, 2 folders, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.Great
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: Great Britain forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Burndy Library
Dates:
[1825?]
Size:
155 Pages ([i.e. 165], [34], ill. (some col.), 24 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS1006B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

On making, using, and transporting the guns, mortar, ammunition, etc. of the British Army c. 1825. Profusely illustrated with watercolors and ink diagrams, charts, and tables.

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Creators:
Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4156
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

"A varied collection of documents of value, (3rd item in collection is) "Jounal of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on expedition to the Cherokees." (4th item is) "Id. of Capt. Fitch to the Creeks."

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Creators:
Carey, Denis H.
Dates:
1918-1923
bulk 1918
Size:
2.04 Cubic feet ((9 folders) (2 20x24x3 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0289
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three scrapbooks and five logbooks belonging to Denis H. Carey. The scrapbooks contain photographs of Royal Navy Air Stations, ships, flying boats, floatplanes and land planes used by the British around 1918. They include approximately 28 different airplanes, 9 different ships and aerial views of various air stations. Th...

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Creators:
Taylor, William E. G., 1905-1991
Dates:
[ca. 1920s-1970s]
Size:
1.14 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following types of material documenting Taylor's remarkable aviation career: two scrapbooks, photographs, invitations, correspondence, identification cards, newspaper articles, Eagle Squadron Association material, Armed Forces memoranda, and biographical information. The scrapbooks contain material mostly highlightin...

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Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
February 9, 1895
Size:
7 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1069
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Several of the Psalms translated into Anglo-Saxon, and a number of charms, with glosses.

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Creators:
Barus, Carl, 1856-1935
Dates:
1891, 1893
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7214
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of a typescript of the article prepared by Barus and a copy of an 1891 report by the Great Britain Board of Trade Committee on the subject.

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Rowland, Thomas, 1829-1884
Dates:
1852
Size:
21 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1551
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
bulk 1916-1919
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirteen copy prints of the following World War I aircraft: Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2B, Sopwith F.1 Camel and Sopwith Pup, Avro Type 504, Ansaldo SVA, and SPAD XIII. There is also a print of an aircraft engine and a print of the Royal Air Force Headquarters No. 2 Fighting School.

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Creators:
Alonge, Solomon Osagie, Chief, 1911-1994
Dates:
1926-1989
Size:
100 photographic prints (black and white, hand-colored.)
4 photographic albums
1,800 negatives (photographic) (120 mm.)
150 negatives (photographic) (glass plate)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2009-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of approximately 1,950 glass plate and large format film negatives,100 hand-tinted and black-and-white prints and four photographic albums containing prints of various sizes, taken by Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge, the royal photographer to the Oba of Benin, Akenzua II (1933-1978). These images span six decades (1926 - 1989) and represent a dynamic, continuous record of the Benin Royal Court in Nigeria. Alonge documented the pageantry, ritual and regalia of the Obas, their wives and retainers for over a half-century, including the coronation of the King and the Iyoba, or queen mother. The collection also documents historic visits to Benin by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip (1956), Princess Alexandra (1960), foreign dignitaries, traditional rulers, political leaders and celebrities. The collection preserves an important historical record of Benin art and culture during the periods of British colonial rule and Nigerian independence in the 20th century. The rarity and historical value of the collection are enhanced by Alonge's privileged access to the Palace as a chief in the Iwebo Palace Society, a position which presents a unique insider's view of Benin royalty. The quality of the collection is testament to Alonge's technological skills in photography and his professionalism in keeping the collection ordered and well-preserved despite the heat, humidity and tropical climate of Nigeria.

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