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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1870-1893
Size:
11 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (25 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of these records are the official files of George Vasey as botanist of the United States Department of Agriculture and curator of the United States National Herbarium from 1872 to 1893. They include incoming and occasional outgoing correspondence, mostly to Vasey, but sometimes to Jeremiah M. Rusk, secretary of Agriculture; Edwin Willits,...

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Creators:
Stone, Alan, 1904-, interviewee
Dates:
1997
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9614
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1827-1985
Size:
26 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S13
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 13, Agriculture, Business, and Law contains approximately 3,300 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards business, commerce, farming and food, finances, labor, law, and social order in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Sutton, John G.
Dates:
ca. 1903-1961.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0994
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers contain a scrapbook, 1903-1912; publications of C. G. Elliot, head of the USDA's drainage work; papers and reports on drainage pumping plants, tile, and ditches, 1916-1920, 1926, 1931; and historical studies of drainage work, 1937-1938, 1947,1957,1961.

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Lehigh Valley Coal Company
Dates:
1864-1865, and undated.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1106
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Company records, including specifications, drawings and plans, photographs, and other miscellaneous archival material.

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Swatara Railroad Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Agriculture
Donaldson, William
Swatara and Good Spring Railroad
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Dates:
1805-1894.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 vertical boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0272
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documents relating to the business of the Swatara Railroad Company of Danville, Pennsylvania and particularly of its president, "Judge" William Donaldson. Includes receipts, bills, contracts, operating statistics, financial statements and correspondence, filed chronologically by year.

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Creators:
Fuller, Henry (merchant)
Wilkinson, Madeleine
Dates:
1856-1862.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1,folder:,2,items.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0028
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two account books, 1856-1862, of Henry Fuller, West Springfield, Massachusetts, for agricultural supplies and equipment, and miscellaneous expenses.

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Creators:
Kent, Mary P. (farmer)
Kent, H. M. (farmer)
Watkins, Malcolm, Mrs.
Dates:
1879-1933.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume and 34 receipts.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0036
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of Mrs. Mary P. Kent, Burke Co., North Carolina, and H.M. Kent, Coldwell and Burke Counties, North Carolina, consist of an account book with survey data, general financial transactions, farming notes, 1879-91, and tax receipts, 1884-1933.

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Creators:
Gist, Joshua (merchant)
Dates:
1769-1822.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (2 folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0044
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of Joshua Gist, Westminster, Maryland, and others,including general account for the purchase and transportation of agricultural products, lists of muster rolls for the Militia of Maryland, 1794-1798. Also, miscellaneous notes of financial obligations, 1769-1800; and a letter, 1798, concerning payment for construction of fortifications ...

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Creators:
Lyon, Lucius, 1800-1851
Moore, Hiram, 1801-1875
Dates:
1835-1932
bulk 1835-1850
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1429
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Hiram Moore's invention of a harvesting machine.

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