MS 2011-19 William Henry Holmes watercolors of Italian daily life
Three small watercolor paintings by William Henry Holmes depicting women sewing and a man mending sails. Item 2011-19.1 depicts two women sewing on the banks of the Tiber River. item 2011-19.2 ("Bead stringer, Venice") shows a woman sitting in a chair beading. Item 2011-19.3 ("Venice - mending sails") shows a man mending sails. All …
S. Newman Darby Windsurfing Collection
The collection documents S. Newman Darby's development of the sailboard, which became known as the windsurfer through sketches, mechanical drawings, plans, patent specifications, legal documents, photographs, correspondence, notebooks, clippings, periodicals, and an 8mm film.
Gordon Grant letter [with sketches], and printed material
Letter to A. I. Dill of the VIRGINIAN PILOT, August 3, 1948, critiquing an illustration of a sailing ship and including three sketches; and an issue (Winter 1979) of THE JOURNAL of the Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia containing a reproduction of a lithograph by Grant, "The Seine Boat."
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
John H. Rogers 95th Aero Squadron Collection
This collection consists of a photo album, a memoir, memorabilia, and military records and certificates pertaining to John H. Rogers and his service with the 95th Aero Squadron during World War I.
Pond Bureau photograph collection relating to Oceania
37 Copy prints
Photographs mostly made on Matthew Williams Stirlingʹs New Guinea expedition, Edward A. Salisburyʹs expedition to Micronesia, as well as trips made by Irving Johnson, Ray Jewell, and Cyril von Baumann. They include images of expedition members, scenic views, and indigenous peoples of New Guinea, Micronesia, and other Oceanic islands.
William Edward Norton glass plate negatives
The sixty-nine glass plate negatives of marine painter William Edward Norton (1843-1916) measure 0.42 linear feet and date from circa 1880 and include one image of Norton, and images of unidentified women and children, presumably members of Norton's family. Other negatives are of boats and sailing ships or show buildings and river and street scenes; two images are of paintings of ships. Also found is a folder of contact sheets, circa 1990, made from sixty-five of the negatives.
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Propulsion
The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.
The Autobiography of Don Alfredo Vasquez Jara
The collection consists of a transcript of a series of interwiews of Alfredo Jara Vasquez conducted by Sam Low. The interviews were conducted as part of Low's research for his dissertation, The Social and Spacial Organization of a Peruvian Barriada. The interview covers Vasquez Jara's youth in Santa Cruz de …
MS 7145 Illustrated map and chart concerning Commodore Perry's landing at Uraga in Tokyo Bay
The document is divided into four parts. The lower left-hand portion shows two American "black boats," steamer-sail ships that were used by Perry. Annotations show the dimensions of the ships, the size of their crews, and other information. The rest of the lower portion is a map showing the region …