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Buttons (series), circa 1830-1917

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
3 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Customs records
Invoices
Patents
Receipts
Samples
Date:
1830
1917
circa 1830-1917
Summary:
Consists primarily of correspondence, invoices and receipts, import/export documents, shipping invoices, trademarks and patents from importers, manufacturers and dealers of buttons. Types of buttons include pearl, metal, bone, cloth and horn for military, railway, police and livery use. Also present are sample cards of buttons and a small group of metal button badges. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th century.
Cite as:
Buttons series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Badges
Buttons
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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