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Creators:
Windecker, Leo J., 1921-
Dates:
1917-1966
Size:
2.18 Cubic Feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0176
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains research data from Windecker's experiments with composites. The material includes market evaluations of the light aircraft manufacturing industry, and reports from the 1940s concerning the use of wood in aircraft production. The collection also includes correspondence between Dr. Windecker and Dow as well as project records...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1772-1948
Size:
1.45 Cubic feet (consisting of 2.5 boxes, 1 folder, 7 oversized folders, 3 map case folders, 1 flat box (partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Hair
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Hair forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Watson, Orla E., 1896-1983
Watson, Edith, (estate of)
Dates:
1946-1983
2000
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0739
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Telescoping Shopping Cart Collection, 1946-1983; 2000, provides information relating to the development of the product and the legal challenges encountered by its creator, Orla E. Watson, in the patenting, licensing, and manufacturing process. The collection is divided into three series: Series 1: Background Information, 1983;2000; Series 2: ...

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Creators:
Weng Guoliang
Yu youren (cover calligrapher)
Chunxue
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Volume (27.3x15.5x.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7599
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: 1. The structure and function of narcissus; 2. The various terms of narcissus and their origins; 3. The myths of narcissus from China and foreign countries; 4. One poem of narcissus from France; 5. The descriptions of narcissus by the Chinese literati; 6. The poetry of narcissus by the poets ofthe Song dynasty; 7. The discussion about the...

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Creators:
Esso Standard Oil Company
Exxon Corporation
Dates:
1957-1991
Size:
11.99 Cubic Feet ((11 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection begins with Vol. 10 and continues through 1991 with Vol. 43. The bulk of the material consists of photographs and artwork used in each Air World issue, although there are occasional items of correspondence and memos. There are corresponding magazines included for Vol. 23, Nos. 3 and 5; Vol. 24, Nos. 2-6; Vol. 25; Vol. 26, Nos. 1-3; ...

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Creators:
Stine, G. Harry (George Harry), 1928-1997
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Size:
12.49 Cubic Feet ((11 records center boxes) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0573
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Stine's collection of archival material relating mainly to his involvement in rocket associations, including the NAR, and his association with model rocket manufacturers. The following mediums are included: photographs from model rocket meets, correspondence, magazine and newspaper articles, newsletters, galley proofs, c...

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.

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Creators:
Scott, Victoria, 1943-
Dates:
1969-1979
Size:
580 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1984-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Victoria Scott from 1969 to 1979 in Nigeria to document Nigerian art, in particular works at the Oshogbo school, while teaching and working as a visual artist at the Jebba Technical College. Photographs are of artists and their works. Scott used the images in her courses on Nigerian art at the college. The photographs document drawings, graphic prints, paintings and textiles of the Oshogbo school of artists. There are photographic reproductions of the following works: Elephant by Nike; Elmina Castle by Kwe Ade Odus; Free Yourself and See Yourself by Twins Seven-Seven; Mamiwata VoyiboII by Bruce Onobrakpeya; Obatala and his Wife by Joseph Olu-Billy; Ogun, God of Iron by Sam Babarinsa; Reindeer by Jimoh Buraimoh; The Secret Life of the Twins of Nigeria by Asiru Olatunde; and Yam Festival Masquerade by Adebisi Fabunmui. Also included within the collection are images of artists at work and the town in which they live. People portrayed include artist Adebisi Fabunmi; a blacksmith at work in Kaduna, Nigeria; and potters in Gahana. Images of the towns include a market in Abeokuta, Nigeria; a Portuguese fort in Cape Coast, Ghana and an Osun (deity) shrine in Oshogbo.

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Creators:
Machado, Soura (photographer)
Andrade e Serrano, Freire d'
Dates:
circa 1888
Size:
36 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
36 photographic prints ((2 portfolio boxes), black & white, 16 x 22 cm.)
36 photographic prints ((1 volume), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1988-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Freire d'Andrade e Serrano and Soura Machado in Mozambique for Carta Agricolo-Silva Imp. (Agricultural Charter-Silver Importers), circa 1888. The photographs were collected by the trading company to document its activities and the conditions in Mozambique.

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Creators:
Weir, Thomas
Dates:
1960-1966
Size:
48 photographic prints ((1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
2,330 slides (photographs) ((2 v.), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Thomas Weir in Liberia to document Liberian culture, 1960-1966. The photographs document the architecture, arts, events and peoples of Liberia, particularly the Bassa, Kru and Vai. Activities documented include blacksmithing, ivory carving, the making of a dugout canoe, pottery, market vending and basket and cloth weaving. Architectural images include government ministries, hospitals, schools and numerous street scenes in Monrovia, as well as Bassa houses and villages. Art works depicted include paintings on houses and signs, as well as paintings, sculptures and textiles created as tourist art. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Liberians portrayed include President William V.S. Tubman and the people of Monrovia and other towns.

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