A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Toys, Models, and Hobbies 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
The picture shows a full-standing figure of a woman in traditional costume and coiffure holding a scroll. Added to this center figure are upper, side, lower, and other portions of the figure drawn in different positions. When folded and unfolded, the central figure can be transformed so the woman is in different postures. The object in her hand als...
Contains descriptions and names in Hopi for types of Hopi pottery and pottery designs. Also included are kachinas, kachina headgear, toys, baskets and ladles.
An almost complete set of the Accoutrements and Archie McPhee product catalogs. Calling themselves "Outfitters of Popular Culture", the Accoutrements and McPhee catalogs offer toys, novelties and irreverent gag gifts on such subjects as politics, religion, science and fashion.
This accession consists of records relating to the Intertoys Multiexpo (the first international multiple museum exhibition of toys, play materials, and learning aids) of 1971, compiled by William W. Warner, Assistant Secretary for Public Service. It was a joint venture between the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Gallery of Ontario, UNICEF, ...
Not Cherokee. On the following subjects: Moon, Funeral, Gods, Myths, Names, Ghosts and Spirit World, Metamorphoses, Hunting, Dead Names, and Picture, Witchcraft, Games, Journey to Sunrise, Colors, Death, Birds, Baptism, etc. Pleiades, Eclipse, Thunder and lightning, Fire origin, and Meteorology.
Extract from "Ethnographische Parallelen und Vergleiche" by Richard Andree, published Leipzig, 1889, pages 86-106.
Notes on games, etc.