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Creators:
Cary Instruments.
Hawes, Roland C., 1908-1999
Applied Physics Corporation.
Dates:
1908-1997
Size:
14.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0617
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, handwritten notes and sketches, memorandum reports, catalogs, printed material, patent documents, drawings, blueprints (original and diazo copies), and photographs document Hawes's work in the field of immunnassay, spectrophotometry, scientific apparatus and instruments industry, and administrative duties at Applied Physics Corporat...

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Creators:
Travis, Michael
Lavdas, George
Dates:
1947-1986
Size:
15 Cubic feet (35 boxes, 1 map-folder )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1347
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains approximately 2,500 costume designs in colored pencil and pastels, on tissue paper mounted on mat boards. The designs were created for entertainers such as Liberace, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Dionne Warwick, the Fifth Dimension, Nancy Sinatra, and others. Some were created for the television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.

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Creators:
Valentine, P. O. (33 Homestead, Park, Newark)
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
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Dates:
1897-1963
bulk 1897-1936
Size:
15 Cubic feet (71 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0214
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few additional ph...

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Creators:
Condon, Robert B.
Condon, Robert Scofield, 1896-1973 (engineer)
Dates:
circa 1924-1973
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0428
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The approximately 3 cubic feet of material contain copies of patents issued to Robert Scofield Condon for pencil lead pointers, pencil sharpeners, milling machines, gear cutting machines, and similar devices, as well as correspondence related to the patents from the United States Patent Office and with attorneys. Photographs depict Condon designs ...

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Creators:
Altoon, John, 1925-
Dates:
circa 1940-1969
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.altojohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Over 300 pencil and pencil and ink drawings, circa 1950s-1960s, mostly contained in sketchbooks and tablets, as well as numerous loose sketches and several mixed-media works on board. Also found are Altoon's letters and a ship's log dating from his years of WWII Navy service in the Pacific.

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Creators:
Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952
Dates:
1826-1972
bulk 1900-1961
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.spennile
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Sketches and drawings by Spencer, and art work by others; printed material on Spencer; printed material and a few photographs used as source material for paintings; photographs of Spencer's work; personal photographs including one of Spencer; and a few letters.

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Creators:
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940
Dates:
1920-1937
Size:
13 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.morafran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six Christmas cards with original prints by Mora, 1920-1937, sent to Mora's friends, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin D. Shultz, containing information on Mora's activities; one Xmas greeting card with a photo of Mora's daughter, Rosemary, 1920; and six pencil sketches by Mora, completed from pencil scribbles made by the Shultz's and their children.

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Creators:
Weihs, Erika
Dates:
1949-1994
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weiherik
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Erika Weihs papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1949-1994. Included are resumes; letters to Weihs; photographs of Weihs and her family and photographs and slides of her work; financial records, 1961; works of art including eighteen small pencil sketches and ten greeting cards with original artwork by Weihs; and printed material consist...

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Creators:
Whitehorse, Roland Noah, 1920-1998
Dates:
1974
Size:
11 Items (pieces )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7616
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The paintings are of grotesquely comical men. One painting folds at the edges so that it stands. It is a bust of a cadaverous man, with eagle feathers, discolored eye, diaper pen on a braid, tattoos, and other objects. There is another copy of this and two preliminary drawings. owing the front, side, and view of a pot-bellied man with garish body p...

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Creators:
Ames, Scribner, 1908-
Dates:
1945
Size:
1 Item ((35 p.); 12 sheets with drawings)
Collection ID:
AAA.amespoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typed manuscript "Marsden Hartley in Maine (through the eyes of Katie Young of Corea, Maine)." 12 drawings, 8 in pencil and 4 in watercolor, illustrate the manuscript. The drawings mostly illustrate the house and town in Maine where Hartley spent the last years of his life. 11 drawings are titled and one is signed: Scribner Ames. Archives also owns...

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