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Creators:
Matsukawa Hanzan, Japanese, fl. 1850-82
Dates:
Nara, Japan, Hirai Sahiro, 1876
Size:
1 Page (47.6 cm x 61.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7167
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document presents a bird's-eye view of Mt. Yoshino in spring, with the cherry blossoms in full bloom. Historical temples and shrines are labled in red squares. Also includes an explantory text for various points of interest, entitled "Yoshino sōsō ryakki" (Brief historical sketch of Yoshino). It has excerpts from both historical and geographica...

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Creators:
Sutton, George Paul, 1920-
Dates:
1945-1958
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains numerous articles and papers on rocketry, as well as drawings and photographs of rockets and rocket systems. The material was collected by Sutton in the course of this work.

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Creators:
Locke, L. Leland (Leslie Leland), b. 1875
Locke, David C.
Dates:
1932-1937
Size:
1 Volume (approximately 50 leaves, ill., 36 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001779B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook consisting mainly of miscellaneous newsclippings from the New York Tribune and other sources dating from 1932 and 1937, apparently compiled by David C. Locke, a public school administrator in Monaca, Beaver Co., Pennsylvania. Many of the articles have a general focus on education (particularly with a technical, scientific, or mathematical theme, such as the ideas of Albert Einstein); also represented are news stories on Pennsylvania history; medical trivia; inventions; eugenics; highway design; calendar reform; the metric system; government service (federal and local); alcohol and post-Prohibition American culture; brain teasers and puzzles; poetry; prayers; and comics. There are also some handwritten genealogical details about the Locke family.

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Creators:
McLane, Abby Knight
Dates:
n.d
Size:
96 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7177
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A tangram (qiqiaoban) is a set of seven pieces shaped so that they form a square when their sides are properly joined together. They can also be joined together to form various shapes of geometric designs, animals, and other figures. This booklet shows possibilities for a certain set.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1849
Tokyo, Japan, Fujiya Kichizō, 1849
Size:
1 Page (96.5 cm x 71.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7146
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map oriented to the west. It has a few illustrations to show ships in Edo Bay and some buildings. A large hollyhock family crest identifies Edo Castle, the seat of the Tokugawa shogunate government. The locations of residences of lords of the fiefs are identified with their family crests. Included is a chart that shows dist...

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Creators:
Thomas, Richard A.
General Electric Company
Dates:
1952-2005
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0937
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers and audiovisual materials compiled by Richard A. Thomas, mostly printed materials, documenting the General Electric Company's role in the development of numerical control.

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Creators:
Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938
Dates:
1886-1939, 1960
Size:
6.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blueosca
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Oscar Bluemner date from 1886 to 1939, with one item from 1960, and measure 6.9 linear feet. The collection documents Bluemner's career through scattered biographical material and personal and professional correspondence. Almost one-half of the collection consists of Bluemner's extensive writings and notes about his artwork, painting techniques, and art theory in the form of diaries, notebooks, lists, essays, and notes - many of which are also illustrated. Also found are annotated books, exhibition catalogs, newsclippings, artwork and sketches by Bluemner, and photographs of Bluemner's artwork and of architecture. Bluemner's work in architecture is documented to a lesser degree through scattered licenses, photographs, and design drawings.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Morgan, Nathan W.
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Dates:
ca. 1902-1972.
Size:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0965
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges: scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Morgan on suspension, concrete arch, moveable, steel arch, timber, concrete, steel simple span, cantilever, and stone bridges; photographs of American bridges taken by Morgan, 1938; clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and bo...

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Creators:
Forgie, James
Dates:
1890 - 1949
bulk 1900-1935
Size:
38.8 Cubic feet (85 boxes; 33 map-folders; 18 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0986
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers contain correspondence, reports, drawings, blueprints, cost estimates, contracts, specifications, regulations, legal documents, photographs, profiles, diagrams, clippings, and publications concerning projects which Forgie worked on, especially the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels, the Midtown Hudson Tunnels in New York City. Also included are...

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Creators:
d'Arazien, Arthur
Dates:
circa 1930-2002
Size:
11 Cubic feet (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0314
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes Arthur d'Arazien's professional work in industrial photography from the late 1940's through about 1981; personal creative photography and other types of professional work were retained by Mr. d'Arazien or placed elsewhere. Thus this collection is a very cohesive, unified body of work, which documents primarily American (and...

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