This accession consists of the website for Smithsonian Books as it existed on June 20, 2011. Smithsonian Books publishes narrative non-fiction books. The website includes book descriptions, sample pages, information for authors, and related information. Materials are in electronic format.
Account book of a Boston storekeeper of food and small general household goods.
Account book of an unidentified merchant and farmer from New England includes entries for items purchased and sold, and a record of persons employed.
Manuscript account book documenting payments to other individuals. 21 pp.; remainder blank. Money recorded in English currency.
Two cookbooks: The Great 20th Century Cook Book, 1915; and The American Woman's Cook Book, 1946.
This accession consists of records documenting dignitaries who visited the Freer Gallery of Art as well as guests at the memorial service for Harold P. Stern, Director of the Freer Gallery of Art, in 1977. Materials include guest books, a program for Stern's memorial service, and a guest book pen.
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Books 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
In 1792-1797, Alexander Smith, a merchant living in Alexandria, Va., kept a record of dry goods purchased and sold. Most of the 1797 correspondence is copies of his letters to other merchants. Of particular interest is a letter dated 9 November 1796, from Smith to George Washington concerning Smith's loan repayment. Washington's response of 14 Nove...
Includes accounts of several employees of George B. and Sanford L. Treadwell of Mittineagus, Massachusetts, written on small pieces of paper sewn between covers of calfskin. One volume is for 1861, one for 1862, and the other for 1863-1865.
The collection documents bound notebooks, in which visitors to the National Museum of American History exhibition "World War II: Sharing Memories" recoredd their memories of World War II.