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Creators:
Corbey, Raymond, 1954-
Dates:
between 1900-1930
Size:
255 postcards ((silver gelatin prints), black & white , 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcards collected by Dr. Raymond Corbey whose published works discuss most of the postcards in this collection. One part of the collection consists of postcards which Corbey acquired. The second part of the collection was compiled by a French colonial, known only as "Nic." Dr. Corbey organized the postcards according to theme and publisher. Themes include Northern Africa World Fairs and Religious Societies. Publishers include J. Geiser (Algiers), Lehnert and Landrock (Tunis), Gautron (Dakar), Fortier (Dakar), and Nels and Ernest Thill (Brussels). Among the more prominent postcard images is one of a minkisi by R. Visser (ca. 1890), depictions of installations and fairs at Tervuren (1900) colon sculptures in Savalou (Benin), circa 1920, an early depiction of a "Ricksha" boy, a Luba mask dancer, and a village chief in Dahomey.

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Creators:
Roget, Léon, Major, 1865-1929
Dates:
1886-1888
Size:
53 photographic prints ((1 album), black & white, 12 x 17 cm.)
53 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
53 photographic prints (dupe prints (1 v.), black & white, 12 x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs assembled by Major Leon Roget, 1858-1909, in 1886 and 1888 in Boma, Congo Free State. Major Roget had organized the first companies of Force publique and had become its first commander (1886-1888). Most of the images are described in captions written on separate sheets by Rene J. Cornet, author of "La Bataille du Rail." Some images show the building of the railroad of the lower Congo (Matadi-Kinshasa), Katanga, and relate to the Belgian occupation and geological exploration of the Southeastern province and Maniema of the Belgian Congo by his father, Jules Cornet, 1865-1929. The majority of the images show architecture and colonial life in Boma and Matadi. They include a balloon ascent in 1889, a group of African men and women, African troops and African women with scarification. The most remarkable photographs include a picture of a Kongo burial ground, a studio photograph of a "horizontale" in Sierre Leone and a portrait of Makoleka, a "feticheur," who was executed for murder.

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Creators:
Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973
Dates:
1908-1971
Size:
4 Microfilm reels (639 items on 4 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.abbapaol
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilm collection of Paolo S. Abbate papers contains biographical material; correspondence (circa 1908-1971), including letters to and from George Grey Barnard; writings and speeches on art; sketches; scrapbooks (circa 1912-circa 1953) containing writings and clippings (some of which are in Italian), including articles and obituaries on Geor...

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Creators:
Fellows Gear Shaper Co., Springfield, Vermont
Regency Savings Bank (Houston, Texas)
Dates:
1896-1999
bulk 1915-1970
Size:
31 Cubic feet (62 boxes, 3 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0856
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document primarily the financial aspects of the Fellows Gear Shaper Company and consist of meticulously maintained journals and ledger books. Fellows Gear Shaper Company was a leader and dominant figure in the manufacturing of precision gear production, gear cutting tools, and optical inspection machines in the first half of the 20th century. The company's contribution to the industry enabled the manufacture of gears for textile, automobiles, factory machinery, and other industries.

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Creators:
Arendt, Arthur C.
Dates:
bulk 1919-1958
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet ((3 folders))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0760
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes 49 black and white prints and 19 color snapshots. The color prints are of the Piasecki H-21 and the Boeing-Vertol CH-113 Voyageur. These photographs were taken of the aircraft in 1958 at the Philadelphia Airport before their respective test flights. The black and white photography relate to Arendt and his air mail service. ...

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Creators:
Tweedy, George M., Major, 1915-2001
Dates:
bulk 1937-1938
Size:
0.11 Cubic Feet ((1 shoebox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of 65 negatives taken in 1937 and 1938 by Major Tweedy who was an Aerial Photographer with the 2nd Observation Unit, stationed at Nichols Field, Philippines. Along with images of Nichols Field and officers of the squadrons based there, the following aircraft are featured: Boeing P-12 (Model 102), Boeing P-26, Thomas-Morse O-1...

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Creators:
Heermance, Laura W., 1916-1960
Dates:
bulk 1937
Size:
11 digital scans
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of scans copied by the NASM Archives of eleven photographs taken by Laura W. Heermance (1916-1960) in France during the Spring of 1937. The photographs were shot at the Le Bourget Airport and at the Aero Club de la Riviera, France The following aircraft are shown: Imperial Airways Short L. 17 Scylla and Handley Page H.P. 42...

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Creators:
Miller, W. T.
Dates:
bulk 1936 - 1940, 1970
Size:
0.05 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a file of correspondence, telegrams, official Coast Guard dispatches from the USS Itasca, newspaper and reports relating to the planning of Amelia Earhart's 1937 flight and the naval search for her after her disappearance. The file contains correspondence signed by George Putnam and some of the correspondence relates to ...

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Creators:
Prescott, Gardner Hinckley
Dates:
June 30, 1936
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (One legal folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a handwritten letter, dated June 30, 1936 and on Hotel Graf Zeppelin stationery, from Gardner Hinckley Prescott to his mother, Evelyn Munroe Prescott, recounting his trip on the Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg departing on June 23, 1936 from New Jersey for Germany

This collection is in English.

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Creators:
Itek Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1964-1996
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((6 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following Corona ITEK items: The Corona Camera System: Itek's Contribution to World Stability by Frank J. Madden; photograph of the Corona-ITEK; "The Item," ITEK's internal employee newsletter, August 1974; agenda for a Corona and ITEK program, 1995; Lens Element #6 drawing; Housing Magazine drawing; Camera Body Fram...

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