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Creators:
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Peery, Walter E.
Dates:
1937-1959.
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0550
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting the invention and patenting of the Peery Typesetter.

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Creators:
Mergenthaler Linotype Co.
Dates:
1886-1997
Size:
108 Cubic feet (257 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0666
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document primarily the history of typeface development at the Mergenthaler Linotype Company of Baltimore, Maryland. The company supplied most of the typesetting machines used in the printing industry, both in America and worldwide. As changing technology ended the usefulness of the linotype machine the company pioneered new computer-driven, photo typesetting machines.

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Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Sawyer, William D.
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1329
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains a manuscript history of the Corliss Engine written by William Sawyer. The documents include text with written edits and illustrations.

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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Pareja, Francisco de, -1628
Movilla, Gregorio De Fr
Dates:
undated
Size:
1,200 Items (ca. 1200 pages)
2 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2446E
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

With partial interlinear translation in English by J. R. Swanton. Typewritten copies of those portions of the texts written in Timucua, with the accompanying Spanish translations. A, B, and D copied by Mrs Anna B. Albert and C and E by John R. Swanton. All read and corrected in April-June by Swanton, who comments, "The only changes not indicated ar...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 1977-1990
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records pertain to the "Facing the Lights: Historic American Portrait Daguerreotypes" exhibition. Materials Include loan agreements with individuals, historical societies, university archives/libraries, and outside museums; lists of incoming loans, which register name of lender and transportation arrangements for objects; travel vouchers...

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Creators:
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dates:
1970-1992
Size:
33.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.womabuil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Woman's Building feminist arts organization in Los Angeles measure 33.4 linear feet and date from 1970-1992. Originally founded by artist Judy Chicago, graphic designer Sheila Levant de Bretteville, and art historian Arlene Raven in 1973, the Woman's Building served as an education center and public gallery space for women artists in southern California. The records document both the educational and exhibition activities and consist of administrative records, financial and legal records, publications, curriculum files, exhibition files, grant funding records and artist's works of arts and prints. A significant portion of the collection documents the Women's Graphic Center, a typesetting, design, and printing service operated by The Woman's Building.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1991-2001
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document all the various aspects of exhibition development, planning, design, and publicity. In particular these records document the exhibition, "Red, Hot, and Blue: A Salute to American Musicals." Aspects of the exhibition documented include the development of an accompanying CD-ROM and CD music compi...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
circa 1800-1966
Size:
6.07 Cubic feet (consisting of 13 boxes, 1 folder, 4 oversize folders, 6 map case folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Publishing
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: Publishing 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:
Wood, Arthur Bernie, 1921-1986
Dates:
1942-2001
bulk 1960-1969
Size:
10 Cubic feet (27 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0962
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A. (Arthur) Bernie Wood (1921-1986) was an advertising designer, consultant, and inventor actively involved in the development of the restaurant franchise industry in America during the 1960s and 1970s. Particularly notable is his work with marketing, promotion, and merchandising for the McDonald's Corporation during its formative years.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1995-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-046
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of several videos used in exhibitions of various printing presses at the National Museum of American History. Two of these videos are "Common Press" and "Cylinder Press." Materials include source tapes, masters, edited masters, and final copies on a variety of v...

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