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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1777-1965
Size:
10.22 Cubic feet (consisting of 20 boxes, 2 folders, 9 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, 3 flat boxes (2 full, 1 partial.))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steamboats
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: 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

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Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1788 January 28
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0216
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A promissory note of January 28, 1788 to Robert Stubbe for the sum of eighteen shillings and six pence, Pennsylvania currency. See Rumsey's article, "A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen against rapid currents with great ...

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Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
Stevens, John, 1749-1838
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1808-1881
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0333
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The main component of this collection is a double-spaced typewritten document of 858 pages transcribed (apparently in 1903) from original records and consisting of correspondence, newspaper articles, technical descriptions, legal documents, and other material relating to John Stevens, his professional work and career. Some of the correspondence is...

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Creators:
Koch & Co.
Dates:
1850
Size:
1 Print (lithograph, 28 x 42 cm. (folded to 28 x 21 cm.))
Collection ID:
AAA.kochco
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Hand-colored print of the spires of the city skyline in the background, steamboats and sailboats on the harbor in the middle ground, and land with smaller buildings in the foreground. "Sold by W. Schroeder, no. 46 Avenue A."

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Creators:
Momberger, William, b. 1829
Dates:
[between 1848 and 1888?]
Size:
1 Print (lithograph, 27 x 43 cm. (folded to 27 x 22 cm.))
Collection ID:
AAA.mombwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Hand-colored print of the New York harbor as seen from Governor's Island, with steamboats and sailboats in the water and the city skyline beyond. Date range based on printmaker's known dates of activity in America.

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Creators:
Byam, Eber Cole
Dates:
circa 1896, 1903-1906, 1909, 1914-1919
Size:
1 blueprint map
78 Prints (probably silver gelatin)
7 Pamphlets
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs and pamphlets collected by Eber Cole Byam relating to American-owned rubber plantations and rubber cultivation in Chiapas, Mexico. They also include photographs depicting Mexicans, Lacandon Indians, dwellings, the Palenque Mayan site, religious schools, banana trains, mahogany cutting, and portraits of Francisco Orozco y Jimenez, Bishop...

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Creators:
Rau, William M., 1929-2007
Ellis, Katherine
Dates:
1900 - 2007
Size:
100 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1306
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 100 cubic feet of photographs, slides, postcards, scrapbooks, brochures, artwork, drawings, and other ephemera documenting engine-powered vessels of the international maritime industry. Brochures: The brochures are from international passenger lines and cruise lines. They detail both individual ships and shipping lines; they also det...

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Creators:
Bunn, William E. L., 1910-2009
Dates:
1863-2009
Size:
13.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bunnwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, muralist, and designer William E. L. Bunn measure 13.4 linear feet and date from 1863-2009. The collection documents Bunn's career as a painter, industrial designer, and his work on Treasury Department post office mural commissions through biographical material, scattered correspondence, project files, industrial design records, diaries and journals, writings and notes, printed material, photographs, and artwork. Also found are Bunn's papers regarding Grant Wood.

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Brick Store Museum
Topalian, S.
WaWa Studio (Ogunquit, Maine)
Dates:
circa 1920's-1940's
Size:
1 Item (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0309
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

40 photoprints of Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon, Va., Boston, Mass., West Point Military Academy, buildings, ponds, gardens, sheep, and a painting of Abraham Lincoln.

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Camden and Amboy Railroad.
Library of Congress
Dates:
1844-1871
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0152
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This volume contains a record of railroad rules for railroad employees, traffic agreements with other railroads, and operating orders to train crews and other employees including steamboat captains on the Delaware and Raritan Rivers signed by the railroad superintendent and other officials. These orders include general duties of conductors and o...

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