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Creators:
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.
Dates:
1860-1936
Size:
18 Cubic feet (55 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0208
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of engineering reports and correspondence from the Engineering Department of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company. The Philadelphia and Reading Railroad was most used for the transportation of anthracite coal within Pennsylvania from 1833 through the early 1970s.

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Creators:
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company
Dates:
1866-1927
Size:
17 Cubic feet (52 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0282
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of approximately seventeen cubic feet of records of the Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company, dating from the period 1866-1927. The bulk of the collection comprises 124 letterpress copybooks from the company's Engineering Department. These contain letters and reports sent by engineers located at the major centers of ...

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Creators:
Hartgen, Vincent A. (Vincent Andrew), 1914-2002
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 Oct. 2-1984 Nov. 28
Size:
5 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
92 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hartge81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Vincent Hartgen conducted 1981 Oct. 2-1984 Nov. 28, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Print Dept
Dates:
[ca. 1850]-1890
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.librcomp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of 19th century artists, including Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Frederick de Bourg Richards, Edward Moran, John Moran, William Trost Richards, Edmund Darch Lewis, George Bacon Wood, Isaac Williams, James Reid Lambdin, Samuel Bell Waugh, Peter Frederick Rothermel, the Sartain family, the Sartain home, John Sartain, Samuel Sartain, Will...

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Creators:
Beers, E.R.
Dates:
1909-1938
Size:
6.3 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0232
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents E.R. Beers's business records, his personal collection of Edison trivia, and correspondence between Beers and General Electric (1909-1922).

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Creators:
Browne, John C., 1838-1919
Dates:
1884
Size:
17 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.browjohc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Browne describes a January, 1860 meeting convened to discuss the formation of the Society. He lists officers Constant Guillou, Fairman Rogers, S. Fisher Corlies, Coleman Sellers, and Frederick Graff; early photographic developments such as the globe lens, dry plates, and magnesium light; excursions made, an 1867 exhibit of prints by Salomon and Reu...

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Creators:
Salemme, Antonio, 1892-
Dates:
1907-1965
Size:
525 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.saleanto
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, photographs, exhibition materials, interviews, sketches, and a scrapbook.

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Creators:
Hay, Benjamin Harrison
Dates:
circa 1930-1940
Size:
2 Film reels (33 minutes, black-and-white silent; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documenting coal mine operation and other activities in Schuykill County, Pennsylvania filmed by Mr. Wettereau's uncle, Benjamin Hay. Footage shows local people, school children, mine workers and miners, and a man with a dog (collie) posing for camera or working. Much of the footage shows the daily workings of an anthracite coal mining oper...

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Creators:
Lightner, Adam Mortimer, fl. 1838-1840
Dates:
1840 Jan.18-19
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lighadam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters with typescript from Lightner to his uncle John C. Duchman and to his grandmother Duchman relating the struggles and the impressions of a young poor American artist living in Rome.

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
undated
Size:
144 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS832
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents 1. "Nu-mu (Pa-vi-ot-so) Pai-yu-te, 1880." Title on the first page reads: "Pai-yu-te of Humbolt Valley. Nov. 28, 1880." Pages numbered 1-41 (pages 8, 36, 37, 38, 40 and 41 are missing). 38 pages, total. 2. Miscellaneous notes and vocabulary in Paviotso. 11 pages, total. 3. "Nyuma affinities." Kinship terms numbered after schedule of Jo...

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