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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1800-1965
bulk 1830-1930
Size:
4.56 Cubic feet (consisting of 10 boxes, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Instruments
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Instruments 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

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Creators:
Peale, Titian R. (Titian Ramsay), 1780-1798
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
undated
Size:
57 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4807
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catalogue of 2516 ethnological specimens, numbered 1-2487.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987
Size:
4.94 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7215
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains manuscript notes, lists, and catalogs concerning bird specimens. The catalogs are the primary documentation for many of the specimens of the Division of Birds. Although they vary in content, as a general rule they contain specimen-related data including catalogs of specimens collected, dates, localities, tag numbers, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
circa 1825-1972
Size:
1.15 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7217
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains field catalogs and notebooks, manuscript notes, lists, and drawings primarily concerning mammal specimens. Also included are lists, autographs, and related materials regarding mammalogists and naturalists who collected mammal specimens for the United States National Museum. The field catalogs and notebooks are the ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1894-1910 and undated
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of accession catalogs maintained by the Department of Geology, 1900-1910, and by the Division of Mineralogy of the Department of Geology (prior to 1897, the Department of Minerals), 1894-1910; catalogs, specimen lists, and an alphabetic index of the Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection which was bequeathed to ...

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Creators:
Durnford, Charles Day
Dates:
undated
Size:
16 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4727
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Original record consists of 16 catalog cards with handwritten entries and pen-and-ink sketches of specimens.

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Dates:
February 26, 1885
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7427
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1943
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T89035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of microfilm copies of United States National Museum departmental and divisional specimen catalog books. The copies were made in 1943 by the National Archives in connection with the program for the protection of government records. Microfilm is 35mm panchromatic non-halation safety negative film. Catalog books concern cru...

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Creators:
Rau, Charles, 1826-1887
Dates:
1878-1880
Size:
77 pages
4 Volumes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7125
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three volumes concern American specimens and the fourth European specimens. Each entry includes Rau's number(s), United States National Museum catalog number(s), a description, location, and donor. Occasionally, there are notes concerning the condition of specimens, circumstances of discovery, and use. For casts, there are often notes on the locati...

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Creators:
Olberg, Charles R.
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Volume (432 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7573
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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