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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
2000-2009
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-221
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Paul Forsythe Johnston, Curator; Paula J. Johnson, Curator; and Michael Harrison, Project Historian, documenting the planning and development of On the Water: Stories from Maritime America, a companion exhibition to the America on the Move exhibition at the National Museum of American History. Mat...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
2014
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the design of the exhibition Hear My Voice: Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials consists of drawings, floor plans, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Dates:
2014
Size:
4.4 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1359
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Dates:
1982-1983, 1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-131
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the restoration of the Arts and Industries Building performed by Oehrlein and Associates, Architects. Materials include photographic negatives and prints showing the existing conditions of the building and the work being performed, as well as an "Addendum to Exterior Restoration of the Arts and Industries Building I...

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Creators:
Aerocar, Inc.
Dates:
1955-1963
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Aerocar, Inc. was founded by Moulton B. "Molt" Taylor to produce the Aerocar aircraft he designed. This collection contains materials relating to Aerocar, Inc. including correspondence to shareholders; a news clipping; an advertisement for a scale model Aerocar toy; and two stock certificates for five shares each.

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Creators:
Tucker, Thomas
Dates:
1823-1877
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.tuckthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thomas Tucker's pattern books, 1832-1838, including designs, receipes for colors and porcelain; price books, 1826-1846; 20th century clippings; letters from descendents; and letterbooks of Benjamin Tucker, 1823-1831, relating to the manufacture of porcelain by his son, William Ellis Tucker.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Division
Dates:
2000-2004
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-236
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the National Design Awards, an annual award presented by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM). An award is presented in each of several categories which may change from year to year and the winners are chosen by a panel of well-known designers. New judges are chosen each year. ...

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Creators:
Brown and Williamson.
Johnson, Virgil
American Tobacco Company.
Benson and Hedges.
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Dates:
circa 1890-1997
Size:
25 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0645
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

As a teenager, Virgil Johnson [b.1918] became interested in the designs and symbols on cigarette packs like "Black Cat" and "White Roll", and he began actively collecting in the 1930s. His interest intensified during the 1940s when he was stationed in North Africa and across the Mediterranean region as a photographer with the U.S. Navy. Mr. Johnson collected cigarette packs for over fifty years, and was a member of the Cigarette Pack Collector's Association. Approximately 6000 cigarette packages, foreign and American, arranged in 24 albums. Manufacturers include names such as those shown below.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1962-1984
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Associate Curator, 1962-1966; Curator, 1967-1985, documenting exhibition planning, development and production for "Building Brooklyn Bridge: The Design and Construction, 1867-1883", which was at the National Museum of American History from May 4-September 14, 1983. Topics covered ...

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Creators:
Guermonprez, Trude, 1910-1976
Dates:
1950-1976
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1993-121-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This archive includes interesting documents related to Trude Guermonprez's life and work as a weaver. The archives are especially related to the designer's work for her major clients, like Holland America Line and Owens Corning Fiberglass; other pieces in this archive are related to Guermonprez's work for custom curtains made for major synagogues and her designs, interior fabrics, screens and rugs realized in conjunction with J.P. Oud, Architects Associated, New York; Eric Mendelsohn, Warren Callister, etc. The correspondence and the photographs in this collection provide insight into the designer's private life. Included in this collection are press articles, brochures, correspondence, postcards, photographs, color slides, notebooks, textiles, and textile wood patterns.

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