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Creators:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851
Moore, Hiram
Dates:
1835-1932
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 tray)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1429
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.

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Creators:
Johnson, Sarah
Everhart Brothers Music Store.
Dates:
1884-1918.
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0575
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Everhart Brothers Music Store, including letters; business records such as invoices and receipts; insurance documents; and printed material including product catalogs, instruction manuals, and material relating to the patent process.

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Creators:
Gates, Bill, 1955-
Buffett, Warren
Giving Pledge, LLC
Dates:
2010 - 2015
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1360
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of letters or statements from 62 persons agreeing to Warren Buffett's and Bill Gates's challenge to donate 95% of their wealth to charities.

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Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
McKaig, W. Wallace
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
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Dates:
1852-12-27
Size:
1 Item (8"x10")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0084
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson, apparently a friend or business associate. Irving wrote to thank Paterson for books he had sent him, which he notes arrived on Christmas morning. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.

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Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Applebaugh, William K.
Dates:
1857-1926
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0638
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.

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Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Hereford, John W.
Dates:
1827
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0066
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter, September 5, 1827, by Hereford, Meridianville, Madison County, Alabama, to his father in Shenandoah County, Virginia. It describes his family's journey from Virginia to Alabama with stops in several counties of Tennessee looking for places to settle, and visiting relatives.

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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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Richards, Linda, 1841-1930 (nurse)
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1886-1890
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0221
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Linda Richards was the first woman nurse trained in the United States at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. When these letters were written, she was a missionary nurse and the head of the first training school for nurses in Japan.

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Creators:
Anderson, Poul
Kallesoe, Line
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1866
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder; 2 letters, 27.5 cm. x 22 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0042
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two letters from Line Kallesoe, a Danish immigrant in Philadelphia, to her sister Emma in Denmark, discuss Line and her children's poverty after the death of her husband.

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Creators:
Uyehara, Grayce
Uyehara, Paul M.
Dates:
1974-2005
Size:
18 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1480
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to the activism of Grayce Uyehara, seeking redress for the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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