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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1788 January 28
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0216
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A promissory note of January 28, 1788 to Robert Stubbe for the sum of eighteen shillings and six pence, Pennsylvania currency. See Rumsey's article, "A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen against rapid currents with great ...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History
Dibner Library (NMAH, SI).
Kulp, Roy C.
Dates:
1755-1904
Size:
3.66 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0149
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-nine account books of farmers, store owners, and artisans living in Pennsylvania, 1755-1904. The books mainly record daily transactions with customers or suppliers and are handwritten in varying conditions of legibility and preservation.

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Dates:
[ca. 1828]
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.cataofae
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handwritten catalog, 12 p., listing 182 of Stuart's portraits, and 27 of his pictures in Philadelphia. On cover: "Exact copy of the catalog of portraits by Stuart exhibited 1828 in Boston...see Dunlap's History of Design, v.1."

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Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784
Dates:
1560-1786
bulk 1721-1786
Size:
10 Volumes ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.dusipier
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to natural history and Du Simitière's collection of specimens; material collected on the history of the West Indies and Colonial American affairs in New England, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, including the Lancaster Treaty, 1744, and Indian treaties, 1721-1756; letters, 1560-1781; journals, pamphlets and extracts; a broadsi...

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Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
[ca. 1767-1904]
Size:
7 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.pealchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Autobiographical and biographical material, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, a sketchbook, drawings and notebooks belonging to Charles Willson Peale and the Peale family, with notes and writings by Horace Wells Sellers.

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Columbianum
Dates:
1794-1795
Size:
3 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.columbia
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating to The Columbianum, including the constitution, by-laws and an exhibition catalog.

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Creators:
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788
Dates:
1784
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
AAA.pinerobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Catalog listing 27 paintings in a six page catalog. Some listings have dates, descriptions, and excerpts from plays on which images are based; some have title only.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1965-1983
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 459
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document exhibitions organized by the Department. Also included are administrative files and general correspondence files of the office.

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Creators:
Gratz, Simon
Dates:
[ca. 1770-1921]
Size:
3 Reels (ca. 500 items (on 3 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.gratsimo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Selected letters, sketches, writings, clippings and printed material collected by Simon Gratz, primarily from the "Painters, sculptors, and engravers" section (ca. 400 items) of the Cultural life, arts and sciences autograph series. Other sections filmed include Benjamin West correspondence; Charles Thomson correspondence; Joshua Humphreys letters;...

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Creators:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
1765-1826
Size:
3 Microfilm reels (1 linear foot on 3 partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealchar2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Charles Willson Peale diaries and exhibition announcement include 26 volumes, microfilmed on Reel 3899, containing diary entries relating to family, business, travels, sittings, Peale's museum, and other topics. Microfilmed on Reel D9 is a handwritten announcement for the exhibition of Peale's Christ at Bethesda, March 20, 1821. This exhibition...

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