Query: Manuals -- 1940-1950
Railroad Trade Literature Collection
Dates:
1861-1994
Size:
76 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1136
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents various aspects of railroad companies through pamphlets; trade catalogs; operating and service manuals, especially for railroad equipment; specifications; magazines and reprints; bulletins, and articles.

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Evan Rangeloff Collection of Punchboards and Liggett & Myers Tobacco Sales Materials
Creators:
Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company.
Rangeloff, Evan
Dates:
circa 1910-1991
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0716
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes thirty-eight punchboards, all unpunched and in very good to excellent condition, and featuring a range of products and imagery. The collection also includes two punchboard manufacturers' catalogs from the 1940s, which detail the money-making opportunities for jobbers and retailers. The collection also contains correspondence, employment forms, promotional literature …

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Hubbard Harpsichord Records
Creators:
Frank Hubbard
Dates:
1930-2003
bulk 1949-2003
Size:
30 Cubic feet (76 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1256
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents approximately fifty years of the Hubbard Harpsichord business. The records include correspondence, financial and accounting materials, sales and promotional materials, records, newsletters, dealer files, project files, photographs, research files on European instruments, kit manuals, and design drawings.

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Peter J. Bier Papers
Creators:
Bier, Peter J.
Dates:
1915-1970
bulk 1934-1959
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0973
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Peter J. Bier, born in Hungary, immigrated to the United States in 1904. Bier worked as an engineer for the Bureau of Reclamation in the Department of the Interior from 1923-1954, and continued to work as a consultant in the field after retirement. The collection includes materials related to his work with the Bureau of Reclamation, including project materials, drawings, designs, and inspection reports and data, along with materials documenting his time as an engineering consultant.

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Food Preservation and Home Canning Literature
Creators:
Green, Mary E.
Dates:
1883-1980
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes and 1 map-folder )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1061
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Over a period of approximately 25 years, Dr. Mary Eloise Green of Ohio State University collected a wide variety of materials pertaining to food preservation and home canning techniques. She acquired associated pamphlets, manuals, and recipe booklets from companies as well as governmental agencies.

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Airline Ephemera Collection [Pullman]
Creators:
Pullman, Henry W.
Dates:
1928-1956
bulk [ca. 1930s-1940s]
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following ephemeral items documenting Pullman's travels: photographs and postcards, including three images of Wolfgang von Gronau's Dornier Wal; certificates - one "Jupiter Rex," for crossing the equator and one "Clipper Club," for flying around the world; and a red 10x13" scrapbook containing baggage labels, postcards, menus, guest lists, hotel and travel literature, decals, and tickets and napkins which were souvenirs from events and places he visited during his travels. A technical manual for Air-Ground Communication, December 2, 1941, was also donated as was a souvenir edition of "Plane News: Air Service Paper of the A.E.F.", January 25, 1919; a roster and photograph of the Ordnance Detachment, A.F. in G., Metternich, Germany, distributed on the occasion of a Thanksgiving Dinner, November 25, 1925; five July, 1938 images relating to Pan Am Philippine Clipper trip number 222; four World War I era images and one portrait of a young pilot in parachute harness.

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Cadillac Salesmen's Books and Automobile Trade Literature Collection
Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
1920s-1986
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1401
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of Cadillace salemen's data books and automobile advertisements.

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Gold Bond-Good Humor Collection
Creators:
Good Humor Corporation.
Dates:
1927 - 1991
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0451
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection photographs and corporate records from the Good Humor Company, purveyors of ice cream products.

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American Export Airlines Transatlantic Route Reports
Creators:
Warner, Edward P.
Dates:
bulk 1937-1938
Size:
.10t Cubic feet ((2 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

American Export Airlines (AEA) was established in 1937 by the shipping company, American Export Lines, with the goal of establishing a North Atlantic flying boat route. Dr. Edward P. Warner (1894-1958), an American aviation pioneer and one of the leading figures in world air transport systems, was engaged by AEA to prepare …

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Gerber Scientific Instrument Company Records
Creators:
Gerber, H. Joseph, 1924-1996
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company (Hartford, Conn.).
Dates:
1911 - 1999
Size:
75 Cubic feet (182 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0929
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document the Gerber Scientific Instrument Company, Hartford, Connecticut, and its four subsidiaries: Gerber Garment Technology, Inc., Gerber Scientific Products, Inc., Gerber Systems Corp., and Gerber Optical, Inc. Gerber Scientific designs, develops, manufactures, markets and services computer aided design and computer aided CAD/CAM systems. The records include correspondence, memoranda, product literature, trade literature, patent records, instruction manuals, proposals, engineering records, photographs, technical reports, drawings, press releases, and newspaper clippings.

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