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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Biological Survey
Dates:
1928-1940
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include correspondence, statistics, and material generated and collected by the Biological Survey in its administration of the inventory from 1928 to 1940. For similar records, see Record Unit 7146.

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Creators:
Itek Corporation. Data Analysis Center
United States. National Park Service
Dates:
1965
Size:
1 Item (ring binder 115 leaves, ill.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2009-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This technical report was commissioned by the National Park Service in 1965 to evaluate the effectiveness of various photographic and photointerpretation materials, techniques and procedures for use in archeological exploration. Aerial photographs were taken of two test areas along the Missour River east of Lincoln, Nebraska, using different types ...

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Creators:
Park-Brannock.
Park, Ernest N.
Brannock, Otis C.
Brannock, Charles F., 1903-1992
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Dates:
1925 - 1998
Size:
12 Cubic feet (34 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0672
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Brannock Device Company began with the 1925 invention of the Brannock Device, a tool to measure foot length and width at the same time, by inventor and businessman Charles F. Brannock. Early in his career Brannock worked as a shoe salesman at the Park-Brannock shoe store, and in 1962 he became the CEO of the company. This collection documents both the Park-Brannock store and the Brannock Device. Materials in The Brannock Device Company Records, 1925-1998, include of correspondence, design drawings, United States and foreign patents and trademarks, advertisements, product information, sales records, photographs, and a film strip documenting the invention, promotion, and sale of the Brannock Device as well as the concurrent development of Park-Brannock as a leading shoe store in Syracuse, N.Y.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
1887-1976
Size:
19.03 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box) (44 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 386
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the manual record keeping system that tracked the animal collections at the National Zoological Park (NZP) before the introduction of the International Species Information System (ISIS) in 1975. Included are accession cards and ledgers containing the accession number, common and scientific name, date of accession (whethe...

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Dates:
circa 1870-1910
Size:
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
AAG.STR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Taxidermist
Dates:
1883-1889
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 210
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit includes an alphabetical file of correspondence of William Temple Hornaday as taxidermist and curator of living animals. The correspondence deals mainly with the collecting and shipping of specimens and live animals, Hornaday's trip to Montana in 1886, taxidermy, and the operations of Hornaday's departments. Correspondents ...

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Creators:
Kuhn, Jim, d. 2003
Dates:
circa 1823-1996
Size:
0.54 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-007
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1853-1996, contains material documenting the history of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including the Harpers Ferry Armory, the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and the incorporation of Murphy Farm into the Historical Park. A highlight of the collection is a framed copyprint of members of the Colored Women's League on the Murphy Farm after their annual meeting in Washington, D.C., July 1896. Also contains several issues of Gleason's Pictorial, dating from circa 1853. Materials include newspapers, videorecordings, photographic prints, booklets, brochures, correspondence, maps and postcards.

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Creators:
Stauffer, Clyde Weaver, 1899-1984 (policeman)
Stauffer, Clyde Weaver, Mrs.
Dates:
1935 - 1940
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0139
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of a disassembled photograph album, featuring images from the travels of Stauffer and his wife.

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Creators:
King, Sidney E., 1906-2002
Pennington, Estill Curtis
Collins, Herbert
Dates:
circa 1980-1983
Size:
15 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.king80
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sidney E. King conducted circa 1980-1983, by Buck Pennington and Herbert Collins, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Eckhart, George B.
United States. National Park Service
Grant, George
Leppewatt ?, Colonel
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Dates:
ca. 1890-1958
Size:
9 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4563
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Show various Mission churches in the Southwest and Mexico. Originals and copies, made 1890-1958.

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