Query: Glass
A. Leo Stevens Glass Plate Photography Collection
Creators:
Stevens, Albert Leo, 1873-1944
Dates:
1900-1915
Size:
0.52 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (1 shoebox) (1 small shoebox))
0.89 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 37 glass negatives, 22 glass lantern slides, and 4 transparencies depicting the life and career of Stevens, circa 1900-1915. There are also corresponding negatives and contact prints for these 63 images.

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Robert Dearborn Panama Canal Glass Negatives
Dates:
circa 1904-1914
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1111
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of glass negatives documenting the building and construction of the Panama Canal.

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Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Dates:
ca. 1910-1920.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0246
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two …

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Jean King Glass Negative Collection
Creators:
King, Jean
Dates:
circa 1890-1894
Size:
5 Glass negatives
5 Copy prints
Glass plates, 5" x 8", silver gelatin.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0140
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five silver-gelatin glass plate negatives depicting the production and display of ceramic items. The decoration and display of china appears to be a group effort, possibly a class, because one image shows nine women painting china.

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William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Creators:
Beatty, William Gedney
Dates:
circa 1892-1900
Size:
5 Glass plate negatives
1 Contact print
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.160
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection contains 5 photographs depicting Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwelling sites at Mesa Verde, Colorado prior to restoration, circa 1892-1900. The collection was photographed or collected by architect and artist W. Gedney Beatty.

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Wilbur H. Burnham Studios records
Creators:
Wilbur H. Burnham Studios
Dates:
circa 1901-1991
Size:
40.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wilbhbur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of nationally renowned Boston, Massachussetts, stained glass design company, Wilbur H. Burnham Studios, measure 40.3 linear feet and date from circa 1901-1991. The majority of the collection consists of project files for the studio's stained glass window contracts throughout the United States from the 1920s-1980s. In addition to project files, records include biographical material for the owners, correspondence relating to personal and studio business, general business and financial records, writings such as published articles by Wilbur H. Burnham, scrapbooks and other printed material documenting the history of the company, artwork including extensive watercolor design studies for stained glass, and photographic material. There is a 3.4 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes sketches, awards, printed material, passports, biographical material, Christmas cards, photographs and negatives of Burnham and works of art, slides and postcards of stained glass windows, posthumous material, a bound ledger, legal papers, invoices and receipts, project files and glass plate negatives. Materials date from circa 1901-1991.

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Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives
Creators:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899
Dates:
circa 1900
circa 1960s
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mayefran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The glass plate negatives of Maryland painter Frank Blackwell Mayer measure 0.4 linear feet. The collection includes twelve glass plate negatives of artwork by Mayer and a studio interior, circa 1900, and thirteen copy prints, circa 1960s, of photographs of artwork by Mayer.

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United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Glass Plate Negatives
Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Dates:
1906-1907.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1096
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains thirty-three glass plate negatives documenting the construction of Laboratory A and B of the Department of Agriculture building in the early 1900s.

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Baldwin (Thomas) Red Devil Glass Plate Negative
Dates:
circa 1928-1931
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one damaged glass plate negative of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Baldwin (Thomas) Red Devil when it was part of the collection of the Roosevelt Field Museum, circa 1929-1931. This three-quarter right front view of the Red Devil shows aviator Elinor Smith seated at the controls.

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1924 World Flight Glass Slide Collection
Dates:
1924
Size:
0.58 Cubic feet (2 shoeboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0061
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Between 6 April and 28 September 1924 a flight of specially designed Douglas aircraft operated by the United States Army Air Service completed the first aerial circumnavigation of the globe. Two of the four Douglas World Cruisers completed the 27,000 mile trip in 371 hours, 11 minutes flying time. This collection of sixty-nine 3 by 4 inch glass lantern slides appears to be a prepared set chronicling the flight.

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