The Foundation Company Records
These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also photographs, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings …
This accession consists of the records of Jeffrey K. Stine, Curator, and document his activities as principle investigator of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (TTW) history project, in which he researched and wrote a history of the construction of TTW for the Historical Division of the United States Corps of Engineers. Materials …
William John McGee Papers
W J McGee (William John McGee was known to his colleagues and signed his notebooks as "W J McGee", without periods) was a geologist with the United States Geological Survey primarily in charge of surveying the Atlantic Coastal Plain, 1881-1893 and was an ethnologist in charge of the Bureau of American …
Smithsonian Institution Department of Botany photograph collection relating to South America
Photographs probably made on an expedition or other field research in South America documenting the region's agriculture, people, and scenery. The collection includes images of botanical specimens, South American peoples, llamas, Native and Western-style buildings, and canoes and waterways. The images contain signage in both Spanish and Portuguese, suggesting that …
MS 7148 Bird's-eye view of Tokyo: A guide to its celebrated places
The map includes thoroughfares and waterways. Noteworthy districts, temples and shrines, and other points of interest are identified in red rectangles.
MS 7144 Trip to Korea and Manchuria
The item is a piece of artwork that presents a bird's-eye view of Korea, Manchuria, and nearby regions and includes railroad routes and waterways. It is illustrated to show people, buildings and habitations, domesticated flora and fauna, and modes of transportation. Also included is a likeness of the Manchu emperor …
This accession consists of the main website of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage as it existed between July 7 and 11, 2011. The website includes information about the Center, its research initiatives, and its archival collections as well as online exhibitions and electronic versions of the newsletter, "Talk Story." Online exhibitions …
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks
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
Mildred N. Beauregard slide collection
3.25 Cubic feet
1,249 Slides (35mm)
The Mildred N. Beauregard Slide Collection contains 1,249 35mm slides, dated circa 1947-1971, of gardens and castles in England, Scotland, France, Holland, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, as well as American gardens, photographed by Mildred Napier Beauregard. Some slides show tourist sites and scenes including skylines, rock features, waterways, boats and ships, and unidentified individuals. The collection also includes two slide viewers.
Richard H. and Nana Pratt photographs
30 Negatives (nitrate)
Photographs probably made by Richard Henry Pratt and his daughter Nana Pratt on a trip around the United States, circa 1896. They include images of Southwest and Northwest Coast Native peoples, waterways, dwellings and pueblos, a church, a totem pole, and a town in the Northwest.