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Dates:
1861-1994
Size:
76 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1136
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents various aspects of railroad companies through pamphlets; trade catalogs; operating and service manuals, especially for railroad equipment; specifications; magazines and reprints; bulletins, and articles.

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Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
circa 1850-1990
Size:
4.8 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1257
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of archival materials on the history of the piano, including: print advertisements for piano makers; sales brochures and catalogs for various piano makers; part and supply catalogs; price lists; trade cards; postcards; trade publications; owners' manuals; tuning guides and magazines; instruction books; photographs; an account book for ...

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Creators:
GAF Corporation
Dates:
1939-1963
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1476
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of historical and business records for ANSCO, a company now owned by GAF (General Aniline and Film Corporation).

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Creators:
Hoffman, Robin
Stone, William R., 1920-2006
Raytheon Company
Dates:
1967 - 1985
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1320
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting William R. Stone's involvement in the invention and development of the microwave for industrial and home use. The collection includes biographical information; patents, and other invention related papers; photographs; design drawings; internal company papers and memoranda; Stone's research and reports, especially on the subject o...

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Creators:
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1867-1929.
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1181
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Four scrapbooks containing items relating to the Baldwin Locomotive Works, including: blueprints, photographs, examples of company letterhead and blank company forms, clippings and articles, business records such as contracts and specifications, trade literature, and miscellany.

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Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
1920s-1986
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1401
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains guidebooks issued to Cadillac salesmen containing images of vehicles, and data on the specifications, options and features of the 1963, 1966, 1968, and 1970-1978 vehicles. Many of the books contain upholstery samples from which buyers could choose. Also: 1920s print advertisements for luxury vehicles, including Cadillac, Pac...

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Creators:
Stern, Michael, 1946-
Stern, Jane
Dates:
1920 - 2005
Size:
17 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1392
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection primarily consists of the raw materials amassed by Jane and Michael Stern as they traveled the United States, researching for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining. These materials include writings, jottings and notes from their various stops while traveling; photographs and sl...

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Creators:
Burris, Jeanne
Burris, Charlene
Byrd, James
Byrd Family
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Dates:
ca. 1920
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0126
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A pocket sample case of greeting cards and postcards offered for sale by the Ohio Card Company of Cadiz, Ohio.

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Creators:
Milwaukee Printed String Company
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.
Orchard Paper Company
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
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Dates:
circa 1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 vertical box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0278
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five sample books from the 1930s: (1) Christmas wrapping paper manufactured by Gift Wrap, (2) shelf paper made by the American Lace Paper Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (3) confectionery bag samples and stock designs for printing by the Orchard Paper Company of Saint Louis, (4) gift wrapping paper made by Modern Vogue Co., Inc., and (5) a sample shee...

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Creators:
Challis, John, 1907-1974
Frayer, William W.
Truesdale, Ephraim
Dates:
circa 1900-1974
Size:
24 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1375
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the Challis Harpsichord business, and the lives of Mr. Challis and his partner, Ephraim Truesdale. The collection contains correspondence, both personal and business; business records, including ledgers and journals; drawings, including design drawings for harpsichord decorations and elements; client files; subject files, e...

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