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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art ...

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National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1920-1976, 1991, 1996, 2000-2001
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of audiovisual materials used in exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. Exhibitions documented include 300 Years of American Papermaking, Rube Goldberg: Comic Art and Invention, and Digilab. Also documented are the Henry R. Luce Hall of News Reporting and the Hall of Printing and Graphic ...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Culture and the Arts
Larson, Mary E.
Dates:
1880-1990
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1464
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to the Slover Family of puppeteers, and documents their lives and activities as they traveled the country with their show.

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Vip (Virgil Franklin Partch), 1916-
Partch, Virgil Franklin, 1916-
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History
Goodman, Benjie
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Dates:
1872-1984
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0485
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous documents and pictorial items related to music, and a set of documents associated with Gibson banjoes.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Ryder, Joel
Dates:
1792-1793.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0089
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two cyphering books belonging to and/or compiled by Joel Ryder (or Rider) of either New York or New Jersey, containing mathematical tables, square roots, computations, etc. One book bears the date 1792, the other 1793. Both soft-bound in cloth. One contains a number of locks of hair.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Allis-Chalmers
S. Morgan Smith Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
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Dates:
1890-1914.
Size:
23 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1099
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials, including photographs, advertising art, catalogs and other trade literature, documenting the equipment, facilities, personnel and products of the S. Morgan Smith Company, engineers and contractors. The subjects of the photographs include engines, fire pumps, generators, paper machinery, turbines, the construction of a dam and hy...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
James Leffel and Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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Dates:
circa 1867-1957
Size:
20 Cubic feet (44 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0960
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records contain business and legal records; correspondence; patents and patent files; specifications; charts;blueprints; mechanical drawings and original catalog art; photographs and negatives; catalogs, 1868-1870, 1877-1878, 1883, 1900, 1902, 1924; and clippings.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Lange, Yvonne, 1918-2003 (Director Emerita, Museum of International Folk Art)
Dates:
1975
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 4 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0197
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One copy in four volumes (872 pp.) of the typescript of Lange's dissertation "Santos: The Household Wooden Saints of Puerto Rico (1975)" by Yvonne Lange. The dissertation, written for the Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania, attempts to analyse the phenomenon of the "santos" by describing its major features and to expla...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History
Dates:
circa 1883-1984
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 529
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist mostly of curatorial and staff correspondence and memoranda documenting activities of the Division and its predecessors, especially during the tenures of Thomas W. Smillie, Alexander J. Wedderburn, and Eugene N. Ostroff. The records also include information on the Hall of Photography, organized by Ostroff; newspaper ...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Gordon, Robert B.
Starr, A.B., 1882-1962
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three volumes of laboratory notes compiled by Starr while a student at Sibley College, Cornell University. The tests written about in the notebooks related to engines, steam, tensile strength of cast iron, lubricants, and other subjects. The notebooks contain notes, charts and graphs, and cyanotypes.

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