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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
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:
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:
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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Dates:
February 26, 1885
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7427
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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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:
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:
undated
Size:
88 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7210
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catalog includes original number, lab number, name of specimen, size, remarks, and number of specimens. The first four pages are missing. Also includes lists of bones with identifications and identifications of bones (David H. Johnson) and woods used in specimens (William N. Watkins).

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Creators:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Dates:
1880
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7107
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Walther, Henry
Dates:
July 1, 1886 - June 30, 1894
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7114
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Entries are arranged numerically. Most consist of Museum catalog numbers, brief identifications of specimens, locality, and collector or donor. Accession numbers and Bureau of Ethnology numbers are included in several lists; a few give only Bureau of Ethnology number.

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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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