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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Butler, William H.
Edison General Electric Works. (Schenectady (N.Y.)
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Dates:
1892
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1077
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album entitled "With Edison in Schenectady". It contains captioned photographs of subjects such as building exteriors and interiors, staff members, the power station, generators, close-ups of machines, and scenes of the factory floor. It was compiled and published by William H. Butler.

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Creators:
Cooney, Debbie
Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
8 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0141
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The photoprints which comprise this collection apparently were contact-printed from original negatives. The negatives seem to date from about 1890, but the prints are much more recent. A variety of subjects is included, as described in the container list, but the theme seems to be educational. Education in crafts, veterinary medicine, and mathemati...

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Vogel, Robert M.
Boston Water Works
Dates:
1895-1932
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (5 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1117
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of cyanotype and silver gelatin photographs, print negatives, publications, stamps, and a glass plate negative, documenting the Metropolitan Water Works during its construction.

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Whitney, George Eli, 1862-1963 (engineer)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Dates:
1898-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0463
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence includes handwritten letters to John H. Bacon from Whitney. Bacon apparently undertook the task of collecting documentation of Whitney's career in the 1950s. Another 30 letters involve former associates of Whitney's, particularly Nathaniel Henry Cooledge (known as "Oliver") who was associated with Whitney as his trusted foreman and...

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Strohmeyer & Wyman
Young, R.Y.
Underwood & Underwood
American Stereoscopic Co.
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Dates:
circa 1893-1904
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0402
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is composed of two series: (1) 22 stereographs by several publishers, many of which relate to or were actually printed from negatives in the Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection; and (2) a pamphlet. The fourth group of cards illustrates certain aspects of how stereographs were used by various companies, including two...

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Valentine, P. O. (33 Homestead, Park, Newark)
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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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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Keystone View Company
Shinn, Walter Scott
Underwood & Underwood, Inc.
Fotograms (New York (N.Y.)
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Dates:
1890s-1933
Size:
0.67 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0299
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is divided into two series: (a) Silver gelatin prints; and (b) xerographic copy prints made in the museum. The collection consists of approximately 340 photoprints (count to be verified) documenting the life of Thomas Alva Edison, especially the later period, beginning in his early fifties, continuing until his death in 1931 at age ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Although the obvious intention of the organizers of this file was to produce a comprehensive, alphabetical file of images of important scientists, inventors, engineers, and other figures in the history of science and technology, the resulting representation of significant subjects is somewhat haphazard. Also, there are some portraits of subjects o...

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Hazen, Margaret Hindle
Hazen, Robert M.
Dates:
circa 1818-1931
Size:
13.5 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0253
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Large collection of photographs, picture postcards, printed ephemera, and music related to the brass band movement in the United States: includes 8 ambrotypes, 36 tintypes, 59 stereographs, 66 cabinet prints, 90 cartes-de-visite, 150 large photoprints, and 874 picture postcards; also posters, concert programs, instrument manufacturers' advertisemem...

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Creators:
Hogg, S.
Dates:
circa 1890s
Size:
14 Prints (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4986
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting people in built and natural environments, made by S. Hogg in Kashmir. The photographs depict people in boats, gardens, streets, and their homes and performing daily activities. Prints are signed and captions are inscribed in pencil on the prints.

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