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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1813-59.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0039
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of an unidentified merchant and farmer from New England includes entries for items purchased and sold, and a record of persons employed.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Boston General Store.
Dates:
1807-1830
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0038
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of a Boston storekeeper of food and small general household goods.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Nickerson and Collins Co.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1888-1928
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1044
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of refrigeration equipment manufactured by Nickerson and Collins. Companies represented include: American Butt Copany, Hygiene Ice Company, Hygenic Ice and Cold Storage Company, Boston Terminal Refrigerating Company, Dixie Ice and Cold Storage Company, National Poultry and Egg Company, Alpine Ice Company, Standard Ice Manufctauring Comp...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Hereford, John W.
Dates:
1827
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0066
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter, September 5, 1827, by Hereford, Meridianville, Madison County, Alabama, to his father in Shenandoah County, Virginia. It describes his family's journey from Virginia to Alabama with stops in several counties of Tennessee looking for places to settle, and visiting relatives.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania General Store
Dates:
1863-64.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0031
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes entries of items sold (including groceries, small household items, and general hardware).

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Erie City Iron Works.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1869-1960
bulk 1875-1912
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1050
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents a company founded in the 1840s in Erie, Pennsylvania as Presque Isle Foundry. It changed its name to Erie City Iron Works in 1851. Erie City iron Works made engines (stationary, portable and agricultural), boilers, and circular saw mills. The documents include products through catalogs, trade literature, photographs, blueprints and drawings.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Merrill, Eliza W.
Merrill, Gertrude H.
Dates:
1807.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Surveying book, August 13, 1807, contains measurement tables and sample problems for surveying land.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Salmon, Polly (merchant)
Dates:
1785-1787
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0040
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript account book documenting payments to other individuals. 21 pp.; remainder blank. Money recorded in English currency.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Kingsford, Katherine
Dates:
circa 1904-1914
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1040
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs of Panama and the Panama Canal, circa 1904-1914.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company.
Dates:
1917-1968
bulk 1925-1954
Size:
3.2 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0996
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company started in 1903 by John F. Lorimer. The company produced diesel engines for a variety of machines, including marine vessels, locomotives, and farm equipment. The collection includes background and historical information on the company, instruction manuals, marketing literature, corporate records, and drawings and photographs.

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