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Real estate (series), circa 1639-1960, bulk 1800-1900

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
21 boxes
Type:
Advertisements
Bills of sale
Brochures
Contracts
Correspondence
Deeds
Drawings
Invoices
Maps
Pamphlets
Photographs
Plans (drawings)
Receipts
Site plans
Date:
1639
1960
circa 1639-1960
bulk 1800-1900
Notes:
The Warshaw Collection items are available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. All duplication requests must be approved by Archives Center staff.
Container list, folder level.
Organization:
Subseries 1: Land transfers, 1828-1914, undated; arranged by type of transfer and chronologically therein
Subseries 2: Buildings, 1639-1963, undated; arranged alphabetically by business and chronologically therein
Subseries 3: Property acquisition, 1823-1960, undated; arranged by business name and chronologically therein
Subseries 4: Businesses and people related to real estate transactions, 1836-1959; arranged by subject and chronologically therein
Subseries 5: Government, 1836-1959, undated; arranged by subject material and chronologically therein
Subseries 6: Publications, 1855-1930, undated; arranged in chronological order
Summary:
This series consists primarily of land site plans, advertisements, receipts, invoices, correspondence, and publications relating to real estate transactions, mainly land sales, building and home construction drawings, rental and mortgage documents and receipts, investment firms, real estate agents, and other businesses relating to the acquisition and development of real estate. There are images of buildings, and a few catalogs, pamphlets and publications related to real estate. Materials from businesses peripherally related to property ownership, such as lawyers or surveyors, are also included.
Cite as:
Real estate series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Housing
Land titles
Low-income housing
Mortgages
Real estate agents
Real estate development
Real property
Residential real estate
Digital ID:
http://sirismm.si.edu/siris/blank.gif
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287798

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