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Creators:
Gates, Elmer, 1859-1923
Dates:
1894-1988
bulk 1894-1910
Size:
1.5 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1123
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document the life of Elmer Gates (1859-1923), an independent American inventor and psychologist. Gates developed ideas related to experimental psychology and inventions in fields such as metallurgy, electricity, microscopy, X-rays, and pedagogy. Papers include correspondence, photographs, patents, articles and clippings, writings, and estate documents.

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Creators:
Van Valen, Alexander
Dates:
1849-1850
Size:
1.5 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0935
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers of Alexander Van Valen documenting his participation in the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850.

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Dates:
1884 August 22
Size:
1 folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0271
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A 19-page handwritten journal of a sea voyage in 1884, written on the return trip, presumably back to London.

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Creators:
Jessee, Mark
Marks, Peter, 1843-1883
Dates:
1800-1915; undated
Size:
3 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1328
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Marks's years as a harpist on the Midwestern minstrel circuit. It includes sheet music and song books, theater programs, posters announcing minstrel shows, newspaper articles and advertisements.

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Servais, Joseph
Servais, Adrien-Francois, 1807-1866 (musician)
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1842-1884.
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0195
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five letters of Adrien-Francois Servais, describing his personal experiences as he traveled and gave concerts, including three from his son Joseph Servais (1850-1885), dated September 7, 1871, June 7, 1877, and December 30, 1884. Also includes a photograph of Adrien-Francois Servais with cello with an endpin and a lithograph of Francois Servais, si...

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Creators:
Barden, Henry, 1806-1871
Barden, William Wallace, 1843-1932
Dates:
1820s-1930s.
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0824
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business correspondence of homeopathic physicians Henry Barden and his son, William Wallace Barden, of Penn Yan, New York. The collection also contains personal corespondence to and from extended family members in New York State and the Midwest. The business correspondence contain orders for products, requests for medical advice, and testimonials f...

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Moffat, Reuben
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1852
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1101
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents personal correspondence between Reuben Moffat and his father, John Little Moffat. The materials consist primarily of letters written during the year 1852 and detail Reuben Moffat's attempts to obtain a patent for his electric gold washer and magnetic separator invention.

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Creators:
Foley, Dennis
Dates:
1963-2004
Size:
14 Cubic Feet (46 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0896
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Foley's career as an authority, consultant, auctioneer, writer, and educator on the subject of food and wine: newsletters and publications, catalogs and programs for auctions, menus, photographs, wine tasting notes, labels, business records, and an interview of Foley conducted by John Fleckner.

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Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Friedlein, Gilbert L., 1884-
Friedlein, Gilbert L., Jr., 1921-
Dates:
1880s-1961
Size:
0.33 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0943
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the life of Gilbert L. Friedlein, semi-professional baseball player and grain elevator operator, and his son Gilbert Friedlein, Jr. It includes photographs, a baseball contract, and correspondence.

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Turrell, Orlando B.
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Caldwell, Edwin
Camby, Henry B.
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Dates:
1817-1889
Size:
0.66 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0135
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letters and memoranda written by Ludington family members to George Ludington, cashier of the Bank of Kent, Ludingtonville, New York.

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