Hudson-Fulton Celebration Parade Photograph Album
An album containing 100 black-and-white prints depicting the parade through Manhattan. The photographs show an unobstructed view of the floats and marching groups in the parade. The photographs are captioned but the photographer is unkown.
Anne E. Peterson Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood
American Stereoscopic Co.
This collection is composed of two series: (1) 22 stereographs by several publishers, many of which relate to or were actually printed from negatives in the Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection; and (2) a pamphlet. The fourth group of cards illustrates certain aspects of how stereographs were used by various companies, including two …
Stereo Photographers Stereographs
Underwood & Underwood
Strohmeyer & Wyman
Four stereographs showing stereo photographers at work: (1) "Taking a View for You & U," copyright 1893 by J. F. Jarvis, Washington, D.C. (little girl holding field camera); (2) uncaptioned view of man standing on pier amid ruins, published by Underwood & Underwood, undated, identified as Bert Underwood in pencil on mount; (3) "Our well known …
Cass Gilbert Collection
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few …
Emile Bachelet Collection
Bachelet, Albert E.
The collection documents Emile Bachelet, inventor of electro-magnetic therapeutic devices for the treatment of rheumatism.
L. F. Foster Wild West Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Copy Negatives
Foster, L. F.
Collection documents Wild West Shows in Oklahoma and Washington, particularly the career of Lewis Frederick Foster who was known for his showmanship and skills.
Scientists and Inventors Portrait File: photoprints
Copy prints created by the Smithsonian Office of Priting and Photography of portraits of important scientists and others in Smithsonian collections.
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
1863 - 1968
The papers document Leo H. Baekeland, a Belgian born chemist who invented Velox photographic paper (1893) and Bakelite (1907), an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile plastic. The papers include student notebooks; private laboratory notebooks and journals; commercial laboratory notes; diaries; patents; technical papers; biographies; newspaper clippings; maps; graphs; blueprints; account books; batch books; formula books; order books; photographs; and correspondence regarding Baekeland, 1887-1943.
Thomas Alva Edison Photoprints
Keystone View Company
Shinn, Walter Scott
Underwood & Underwood, Inc.
This collection is divided into two series: (a) Silver gelatin prints; and (b) xerographic copy prints made in the museum. The collection consists of approximately 340 photoprints (count to be verified) documenting the life of Thomas Alva Edison, especially the later period, beginning in his early fifties, continuing until his death …
Rosalie O'Connell Photograph Album
The collection contains 205 photoprints, including 149 informal outdoor portraits and 46 studio portraits. Although the photographs, post cards, and other materials have been physically removed from the cyanotype album, album captions for the photographs are preserved in copy photographs made before the materials were removed during conservation treatment. The following is excerpted …