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Creators:
International Theriological Congress
Dates:
1974-2005
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Materials include press dispatches, clippings, photographs, personal documentation, a scrapbook, a copy of "H. O. No. 138 - Sailing Directions for Antarctica - 1943" with a special supplement dated 1947; and philatelic samples.

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Creators:
Bathe, Greville
Dates:
bulk 1933-1944
1893-1985
Size:
5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0970
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers contain archival materials comprising Bathe's research on Oliver Evans (1755-1819), an American engineer engaged in the development of steam engines. The collection includes copies of letters, design drawings, pamphlets and a book written by Evans, patents, a scrapbook, articles, genealogical information, Evans's will, and writings by Bathe ...

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Creators:
Ochoa, Elizabeth V.
Ochoa, Victor Leaton
International Airship Co.
Dates:
circa 1894-1945
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0590
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document Victor L. Ochoa, Mexican American inventor of the Ochoaplane, orinthopter (an aircraft that flies by flapping its wings), a windmill, magnetic brakes, a wrench and a reversible motor. The papers include correspondence, photographs, patents, both U.S. and foreign, drawings and typescripts for a short story, "The Making of an American," and a novel The Cycle of Life or Professor Mimo Abas: The Wise Man of the Land of Moctezuma.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1832-1959
Size:
1.83 Cubic feet (consisting of 3.5 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial).)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Waterworks
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: 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

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Creators:
Peale family
Dates:
1803-1854
Size:
3 Microfilm reels (3 partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.pealpeal
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed selected Peale family papers contain papers of Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, and Titian Ramsay Peale, mainly related to Peale's Museum. Also included are one item pertaining to Franklin Peale, and one to Rubens Peale. Microfilmed on Reel P21 are manuscript of memoranda of the Philadelphia Museum, giving records and acce...

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Dates:
1889-1910
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Carl Myers (1842-1925) was a meteorologist, photographer and balloonist. In 1875, Myers and his wife Mary ("Carlotta, Queen of the Air") began experimenting with balloons and made their first ascensions in 1880. Myers constructed and flew a variety of balloons and airships, and worked on the following technical advances: he developed a varnishing machine for producing fabrics impervious to hydrogen gas; he produced a portable system for generating hydrogen gas; he patented an apparatus for guiding balloons; and he made the first balloon ascension using natural gas as the lifting medium. Myers manufactured balloons for the U.S. Weather Bureau's rainmaking experiments and also supplied the United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) with twenty-one balloons for use in Spanish American War. Myers retired in 1910. The collection consists of 91 images of the following: balloons, airships, and aeronautical gear in various stages of construction and flight; interior and exterior views of the Carl Myers Balloon Farm; and a number of portraits taken of the family and visitors, including Thomas C. Benbow, a noted pioneering aeronaut. It also contains correspondence written by Myers to Professor Henry Allen (H.A.) Hazen, a meteorologist connected with the United States Signal Office, and one letter to George E. Curtis, head of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Creators:
Seele, Charline
Seele, Jean W. (Jean Warren), 1924-1993
Dates:
1963-1983
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0759
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approx. 1,065 color photographs (chromogenic prints), negatives and slides of rural scenes, mostly in Kansas.

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Creators:
Volkersz, Willem
Dates:
1975-1985
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.volkwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Willem Voklersz interviews measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1975-1985. The collection consists of twenty-nine sound cassettes containing thirty-one interviews of folk artists conducted by Volkersz for a personal research project, a monologue, and readings by Volkersz of notes on individual artists. Subjects include folk artists such as Howard Finster, Jesse Howard, and St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin). Also found are thirty-seven transcripts of the recordings.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1055
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Postcards depicting lighthouses in the United States and Canada.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1965-1971
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of miscellaneous subject and correspondence files documenting the tenure of S. Dillon Ripley (SDR), eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

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