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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Graphic Arts
Dates:
circa 1889-1900
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0234
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook of comics depicting practical jokes, accidents, and a number of amusing and sometimes violent real- life situations. Inscription inside the front cover: "To Darling Effie from Does"(?). These comics probably satirize events of the time. The cartoons were produced in publications such as "Fliegende Blatter," "Puck," "Judge," "Life," "Picto...

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Creators:
Fertig, Charles
Dates:
1979-1985
Size:
1.25 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0312
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records relating to the development of direct plate imager technology and its early use by the St. Joseph News-Press and Gazette, St. Joseph, Missouri.

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Creators:
Branner, Martin M.
Dates:
1920-1961
Size:
8 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0265
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

28 scrapbooks containing proofs and newspaper clippings (i.e., reproductions) of the comic strip "Winnie Winkle" from 37 complete years (1920, 1922-45, 1950-61) of daily black-and-white strips and color Sunday editions. Evidently, the clippings from 1946 1949 were lost at some point prior to the acquisition of this collection by the Smithsonian. Th...

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Creators:
Conn, Nat
Tolman, Sarah
Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee), 1878-1954
Dates:
1920-1980
Size:
2 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0579
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of greeting cards, over 95% of them Christmas cards, received from the 1920s-1980s by two Washington, D.C. families, those of Ruel Tolman and Nat Conn.

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Creators:
Wright, Helena, 1946-
Boyer, Helen King, 1919-
Dates:
1984 Nov. 13 - 1986 Mar. 20
Size:
4 Sound cassettes (Total (ca. 90 min. each))
2 Sound cassettes (Boyer)
2 Sound cassettes (Colescott)
Collection ID:
AAA.wrighele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Helena E. Wright of Helen Boyer and Warrington Colescott for research related to her position as curator in the division of Graphic Arts in the Department of Social and Cultural History at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Graphic Arts
Dates:
1887-1978
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 413
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include Division of Graphic Arts records dating from its establishment, including the work of curators Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Jacob Kainen, and Peter C. Marzio. Also included are lecture notes and papers of curators Ruel P. Tolman, Kainen, and Marzio; inventory lists of Graphic Arts objects; working outline for The Steam En...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1965-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Elizabeth M. Harris, Curator Emeritus of Graphic Arts in the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Division of Information Technology and Society. Materials include Harris' correspondence and memoranda documenting her work on the Hall of Graphic Arts, the Ceremonial Court at NMAH, and a small ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1920-1976, 1991, 1996, 2000-2001
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of audiovisual materials used in exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. Exhibitions documented include 300 Years of American Papermaking, Rube Goldberg: Comic Art and Invention, and Digilab. Also documented are the Henry R. Luce Hall of News Reporting and the Hall of Printing and Graphic ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Culture and the Arts
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 3 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of photographs collected by the Division of Culture and the Arts, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Institution.

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Dates:
1889 and undated
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1138
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising, postcards, trade cards, and stereographs, depicting African Americans in stereotypical or demeaning ways.

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