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Creators:
Automatic Button Company.
American Pearl Button Company.
Claus Schmarje Button Company.
Barry Manufacturing Company.
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Dates:
1898 - 1993
Size:
13 Cubic feet (55 boxes, 4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0504
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the manufacture of both freshwater pearl and plastic buttons in Muscatine, Iowa, including at least 12 different companies from primarily 1925 to the 1960s.

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Creators:
Horwitt, (George) Nathan, 1889-1990.
Dates:
[193-]-[196-]
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-127-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Horwitt's major projects from the 1930s to the 1960s.Project files include drawings, sketches, blueprints, correspondence, patents, legal correspondence, clippings, financial reports, and advertisements for Horwitt's projects. Samples of logos and letterheads he designed are included as well. The most thorough documentation pertains to the Braquette, the Cyclometer, the Museum Watch, and the Beta Chair. Drawings, sketches, blueprints, and plans are boxed separately, mostly flat. Interviews with individuals who worked with and knew Horwitt are on audio cassettes, "Recollections of Nathan Horwitt." Two short videos, "The Legend behind the Museum Watch" and "Movado Worldwide Museum" are stored on 3/4 in. video cassettes.

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Creators:
Henderson, Horace, 1904-1988
Lewis, Barbara
Lewis, Barry
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952
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Dates:
1930s-1980s
Size:
22.5 Cubic feet (82 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0797
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Fletcher and Horace Henderson Collection contains original scores and band books, loose sheet music, both original and published, from both Fletcher and Horace's libraries, playlists, lyrics, photographs, personal papers and correspondences, newspaper clippings, jazz publications, an oral history manuscript of an interview with Horace, audio ta...

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Creators:
Peters, Carl William, 1897-1980
Dates:
1915-1982
Size:
3.5 Linear feet (ca. 450 items (on 10 microfilm reels))
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.petecarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Resumes; biographical material; correspondence, mainly with galleries; notebooks with notes, diagrams, calendar entries, names and addresses, and pencil sketches; several loose sketches; 115 sketchbooks, mostly done in pencil or charcoal; annotated working plans for murals, some washed with watercolor; scrapbooks containing clippings, letters, exhi...

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Creators:
Green, Marvin
Dates:
bulk 1914-1918
Size:
0.47 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0315
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This scrapbook consists of photographs and autographs of prominent American, British, French, Canadian, Italian, Russian, and German aviators of World War I. Amoung the collection are William Mitchell, Edward Rickenbacker, Rene Fonck, William Bishop, Roy Brown, and Ernst Udet. The collection appears to have been assembled during the 1920s and 1930s...

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Creators:
Hopkins, James Roy, 1877-1969
Hopkins, Edna Boies, 1872-1937
Dates:
1878-1977
Size:
140 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hopkjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Several letters; a brief biographical sketch; a passport, registration cards, awards, citations and other personal documents; a drawing; photographs of James Hopkins and of his work; exhibition catalogs; clippings; magazine articles; and miscellany. Edna Hopkins material includes exhibition catalogs, 1914-1915 and an article, 1930, about her work. ...

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Creators:
Blankman, Lynn V.
Dates:
1906-1959
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
0.21 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0088
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings chronicling Blankman's exploits in the aviation field. Included are photographs of Roy Francis, as well as other early pioneer aviators; photographs of aircraft including Sikorsky, Curtiss, Martin, Savoia-Marchetti; photographs of a 1930s trip to Alaska in a Sikorsky S-38; and photogra...

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Creators:
Makler Gallery
Dates:
1957-1989
Size:
2.3 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.maklgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Files on artists and galleries; sales book; price lists; photographs; printed material; and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Manly, Charles Matthews, 1876-1927
Dates:
1895-1925
bulk 1903-1915
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Manly's aeronautical career, specifically his work with Samuel Langley's Aerodrome. The material consists of programs, publications, newspaper clippings, work notebooks, waste books, (mostly letterpress) and correspondence between Manly and the aviation and Smithsonian communities, circa 1885-1925. Correspondents include the following personalities: Glenn Curtiss, Carl Myers, Charles Walcott, Frank Lahm, Cyrus Adler, Augustus Post, and Samuel Langley.

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Creators:
Freeze, Gerald
Cozy Inn (Thurmont, Md.)
Dates:
undated
Size:
7.75 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1345
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the history of the Cozy Inn and Restaurant in Thurmont, Maryland.

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