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Creators:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)
Dates:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0051
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.

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Creators:
Coleman, Cinthea T., 1947-
McCracklin, Jimmy, 1931-
Kenner, Sonny
Stovall, Beverly
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Dates:
1997-1998.
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0657
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

49 VHS videotapes containing the Bluestime Power Hour television shows. The programs document the music and culture of such local American blues musicians as Jimmy McCracklin, Sonny Kenner, Guitar Shorty and Beverly Stovall.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
19th century
Size:
1 Item (piece , 25x9.7 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7600
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Color woodblock print banknote, Yuankun in blue (the trade mark of the bank) at top. Added inscriptions read: Pingpiao zhigian ershiliu? in blue and black at left (it will be paid twenty-six ? [money unit]); and Quangxu shiyinian wuye sanri panzi?? at right (May 3, the eleventh year of Guangxu [reign] period [1886], Qing dynasty), Panzi is banking ...

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Creators:
Miller, Jefferson
Bilby, Kenneth M., 1953-
Dates:
1979
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 7,600 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Outtakes from a film project shot in eastern Jamaica among the descendants of escaped African slaves who formed rebel communities in the Blue Mountains. Documented are aspects of Maroon culture including communal labor (with digging songs), Kromanti drumming and healing rights, and cultivation and marketing of agricultural produce. Please note tha...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-153
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting the film and video production activities of Karen Loveland, Director of Special Projects for the Office of Telecommunications. Material consists of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; production shoot lists, scripts, and credits; budget summaries; license agreements and contracts; press releases; ...

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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2417
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

3 small blue prints and one tracing 15 x 20 in. Also original drawings.

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Creators:
Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 Volume (approximately 70 leaves, ill., 34 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001780B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook compiled by George Barnard Grant (inventor of Grant's calculating machine), a businessman based in Lexington and Boston, Massachusetts, containing printed ephemera, machine manuals, handwritten and typescript notes and correspondence, photographs, patent applications, and other papers relating to calculating machines, inventors, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and Grant's patent dispute with Léon Bollée in the 1880s. Some of the other inventions and companies referenced in the scrapbook include: Baldwin's calculating machine; Reliance Machine Works (B.F. Quimby); Baldwin's arithmometer; Teasdale's calculating machine; American Type Machine Co. (Westcott type casting and setting machine); Babbage's difference engine; Warren on the Thomas De Colmar calculating machine; Warren Bros. calculating engine; Tendollaradder (Grant Calculating Machine Co.); tabulating machine of G. & E. Schuetz; the Pidgin Electric Calculating Machine Co.; Webb's adding machine; Sir William Thomson's harmonic analyzer; L. Bollée's calculating machine; Grant's ciphering hand-organ; and Hattersley composing and distributing machines.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Dates:
1986-2000
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (0.25 non-standard size box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-229
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting long-term observation of the nesting behavior of black-throated blue warblers in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, primarily in the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest. The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center is administered by the National Zoological Park. Materials, which had been maintained ...

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Creators:
Knipe, Christopher, Rev.
Dates:
May 19, 1865
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS992B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Encloses comparative vocabulary of Chinook and "Tahkaht" (Nootka), 3 pages. Also 3 sheets (6 pages) miscellaneous notes on blue paper similar to covering letter, and presumably enclosed with it.

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Creators:
Scheyer, Galka E.
Dates:
1917-1945
Size:
5 Reels (ca. 1200 items (on 5 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.schegalk
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relate mainly to the Blue Four and contain primarily correspondence; also business materials, photographs, essays, and printed materials.

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