Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Surveying Book
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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in NMAH.AC.0034 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Daniel M. Leland Account Book
Creators:
Leland, Daniel M. (merchant)
Dates:
1789-1791; 1837.
Size:
1 Item (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0029
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of one account book.

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in NMAH.AC.0029 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Joel Ryder Cyphering Books
Creators:
Ryder, Joel
Dates:
1792-1793.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0089
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two cyphering books belonging to and/or compiled by Joel Ryder (or Rider) of either New York or New Jersey, containing mathematical tables, square roots, computations, etc. One book bears the date 1792, the other 1793. Both soft-bound in cloth. One contains a number of locks of hair.

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in NMAH.AC.0089 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Nathaniel Greene Wilcox Collection
Creators:
Wilcox, Nathaniel Greene, Colonel
Dates:
ca. 1843-1892; 1921.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0030
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence with Nathaniel Greene Wilcox family; legal documents; newspaper clippings, including the July 3, 1860 issue of THE RUSHVILLE TIMES, illustrated with articles and editorials about the 1860 presidential candidates.

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in NMAH.AC.0030 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection
Creators:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))
Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))
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Dates:
ca. 1854-1975.
Size:
6 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0109
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes greeting cards primarily filed by season or occasion and by name of designer/manufacturer, e.g., Valentines, Christmas cards, and cards by Louis Prang, Raphael Tuck, Marcus Ward, and a number of 20th century designers and manufacturers. Includes mechanical, hand-drawn, cutout, and fringed cards. Also other types of material, such as …

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in NMAH.AC.0109 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Line Kallesoe Correspondence
Creators:
Anderson, Poul
Kallesoe, Line
Dates:
1866
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder; 2 letters, 27.5 cm. x 22 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0042
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two letters from Line Kallesoe, a Danish immigrant in Philadelphia, to her sister Emma in Denmark, discuss Line and her children's poverty after the death of her husband.

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in NMAH.AC.0042 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Paris Exposition Universelle Photoprints
Creators:
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
Dates:
1900
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 boxes , paper prints, 7-3/8 x 9-3/8," Silver gelatin, on mounts)
199 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0373
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of the Paris Universal Exposition of 1900, which record many buildings and pavilions that were among the chief points of interest, including the Monumental Entrance, Art Palaces and the Bridge of Alexander III, national pavilions lining the Seine River, and the Palace of Machinery; also, views of Paris from the …

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in NMAH.AC.0373 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Zippo Lighter Advertising Collection
Creators:
Zippo Manufacturing Company
Jones, William (Vice President, Zippo Lighter)
Dates:
1937 - 1998
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0094
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising brochures, posters, and articles on the company.

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in NMAH.AC.0094 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection
Creators:
Milwaukee Printed String Company
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.
Orchard Paper Company
American Lace Paper Company
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Dates:
circa 1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 vertical box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0278
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five sample books from the 1930s: (1) Christmas wrapping paper manufactured by Gift Wrap, (2) shelf paper made by the American Lace Paper Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (3) confectionery bag samples and stock designs for printing by the Orchard Paper Company of Saint Louis, (4) gift wrapping paper made by Modern Vogue Co., Inc., and …

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in NMAH.AC.0278 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Herder Cutlery Collection
Creators:
Herder Cutlery, Inc.
Dates:
1836 - 1976
Size:
3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0050
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents through corporate records, correspondence, financial records, news clippings, personal papers, photographs, and sales records of several Herder family cutlery businesses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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in NMAH.AC.0050 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
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