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Creators:
Philadelphia (Pa.).. Archives
Dates:
1875-1930
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.philarch
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Subjects include Persian miniatures and receipts for paintings exhibited at the Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial, the facade of the now demolished Art Club of Philadelphia, the construction of the Memorial Hall art gallery for the Centennial Exhibition and the finished galleries containing sculptures, the Smith Memorial, and sculptures in Fairmount P...

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Creators:
Mesibov, Hugh, 1916-
Shopes, Linda
Dates:
1990 June 23
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.mesihugh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Hugh Mesibov conducted by Linda Shopes for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Mesibov speaks of his early life and early art experiences including his attendance at the Graphic Sketch Club (now known as the Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial); financial difficulties in the 1930s and his subsequest successful application to...

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Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 Volume (approximately 70 leaves, ill., 34 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001780B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook compiled by George Barnard Grant (inventor of Grant's calculating machine), a businessman based in Lexington and Boston, Massachusetts, containing printed ephemera, machine manuals, handwritten and typescript notes and correspondence, photographs, patent applications, and other papers relating to calculating machines, inventors, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and Grant's patent dispute with Léon Bollée in the 1880s. Some of the other inventions and companies referenced in the scrapbook include: Baldwin's calculating machine; Reliance Machine Works (B.F. Quimby); Baldwin's arithmometer; Teasdale's calculating machine; American Type Machine Co. (Westcott type casting and setting machine); Babbage's difference engine; Warren on the Thomas De Colmar calculating machine; Warren Bros. calculating engine; Tendollaradder (Grant Calculating Machine Co.); tabulating machine of G. & E. Schuetz; the Pidgin Electric Calculating Machine Co.; Webb's adding machine; Sir William Thomson's harmonic analyzer; L. Bollée's calculating machine; Grant's ciphering hand-organ; and Hattersley composing and distributing machines.

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Creators:
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1916-1982
Size:
6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.princlpa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Print Club since its founding.

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Creators:
Plastic Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1897-1972
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 1000 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.plasclub
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Constitution and by-laws; an undated membership list; membership certificates; correspondence with Cecilia Beaux, Elliott Daingerfield, Joseph Pennell, officers of the club, and others; a visitor's register; bookplates; exhibition catalogs; annual reports; a photograph album; and ten scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, letters and miscell...

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Creators:
Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1988 Oct. 26
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
19 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.howard88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Humbert Howard conducted 1988 Oct. 26, by Marina Pacini for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Creators:
Fleisher, Samuel S., 1871-1944
Dates:
1907-1944
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fleisamu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia documenting his philanthropic activities, especially the Graphic Sketch Club of Philaldelphia (now known as the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial).

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Creators:
Philadelphia (Pa.).. Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings
Dates:
1897-1901
Size:
2 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.philcomm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Materials documenting John McArthur and Alexander Milne Calder's work on Philadelphia City Hall including: F. Faust's THE CITY HALL, PHILADELPHIA, (1879) which contains ca. 200 plates of both the interior and exterior; and a scrapbook of photographs of architectural drawings, plans, and details of ornamentation, identifying most of the sculpture lo...

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Creators:
Pyramid Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1943-1955
Size:
1 microfilm reel (4 items on a partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.pyraclub
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of annual exhibition catalogs from the Pyramid Club, an African American social club. The exhibition catalogs date from 1943 to 1945 and 1955.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1922-1926.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1029
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sixty-six pages from a photograph album compiled by an anonymous photographer, documenting the Philadelphia-Camden or Delaware River Bridge, now called the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

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