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Alexander Smith Account and Letter Book

Author:
Smith, Alexander, fl. 1790s  Search this
Donor:
Dodd, Jean M., Mrs.  Search this
Dodd, Jean M., Mrs.  Search this
Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Names:
Washington, George, 1732-1799  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Manuscripts
Letter books
Account books
Place:
Alexandria (Va.) -- 1790s
Date:
1792-1797
Scope and Contents:
In 1792-1797, Alexander Smith, a merchant living in Alexandria, Va., kept a record of dry goods purchased and sold. Most of the 1797 correspondence is copies of his letters to other merchants. Of particular interest is a letter dated 9 November 1796, from Smith to George Washington concerning Smith's loan repayment. Washington's response of 14 November 1796 can be found in "The Writings of George Washington, 1745-1799" by John C. Fitzpatrick.
Approx. 1/3 of the ledger consists of general accounts, 1/3 of accounts at "Difficult Mill," and the remaining third copies of letters from Alexander Smith.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. Jean M. Dodd, 1963, July 25.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Commerce -- 1780-1800  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- 18th century
Letter books -- 1780-1800
Account books -- 18th century
Citation:
Alexander Smith Account and Letter Book, 1792-1797, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0083
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Alexander Smith Account and Letter Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0083
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Washington Irving Letter

Correspondent:
Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s  Search this
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Donor:
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (8"x10")
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters (correspondence)
Correspondence
Place:
Sunnyside (Irvington, N.Y.) -- 1850-1860
Date:
1852-12-27
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson, apparently a friend or business associate. Irving wrote to thank Paterson for books he had sent him, which he notes arrived on Christmas morning. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.
Biographical/Historical note:
Major American author.
General:
Original catalog no. 64.160.
Provenance:
Collection donated by W. Wallace McKaig, 1963, September 5.
Restrictions:
Very fragile condition, requires special care. May be viewed only under close staff supervision.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Christmas -- Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Acknowledgments -- 1850-1860  Search this
Books -- Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1860
Correspondence -- 19th century
Citation:
Washington Irving Letter, 1852, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0084
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Washington Irving Letter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0084
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[Pages from account and letter book]

Author:
Smith, Alexander, fl. 1790s  Search this
Collection Author:
Smith, Alexander, fl. 1790s  Search this
Collection Donor:
Dodd, Jean M., Mrs.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages (Ink on paper, 12.5" x 7.0")
Container:
Box 1, Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Account books
Letter books
Date:
Entries from 1793 to 1836
Scope and Contents:
Miscellaneous cash entries for purchases and receipts.
Local Numbers:
AC0083-0000001-01 (AC Scan)

AC0083-0000001-02 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Book is fragile, handle with care.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Commerce  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books -- 18th century
Letter books
Collection Citation:
Alexander Smith Account and Letter Book, 1792-1797, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Alexander Smith Account and Letter Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0083-ref511
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[Washington Irving letter]

Author:
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s  Search this
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Collection Donor:
McKaig, W. Wallace  Search this
Collection Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages (Ink on paper, 8." x 5.0".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Letters
Date:
December 27, 1852
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson thanking him for books he had sent Irving. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.
Local Numbers:
AC0084-0000001-01 (AC Scan)

AC0084-0000001-02 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Letter is fragile, handle with care.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Acknowledgments -- 1850-1860  Search this
Gifts -- 1850-1860  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Collection Citation:
Washington Irving Letter, 1852, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
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Washington Irving Letter
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0084-ref514
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Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection

Manufacturer:
Milwaukee Printed String Company  Search this
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.  Search this
Orchard Paper Company  Search this
American Lace Paper Company  Search this
Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Levine, Bernard  Search this
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 vertical box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Trade literature
Sample books
Place:
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Milwaukee (Wis.)
Wisconsin
Date:
circa 1930s.
Scope and Contents:
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 (5) a sample sheet of ribbons manufactured by the Milwaukee Printed String Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Bernard Levine, in March 1987.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Print Advertising  Search this
advertising -- History  Search this
Gift wrapping  Search this
Gift wraps  Search this
advertising -- 1930-1940 -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade literature
Sample books
Citation:
Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection, 1930s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0278
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Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0278
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Modern Vogue Decorated Gift Wrapping Papers, [sample book]

Manufacturer:
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.  Search this
Collection Manufacturer:
Milwaukee Printed String Company  Search this
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.  Search this
Orchard Paper Company  Search this
American Lace Paper Company  Search this
Collection Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Levine, Bernard  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 8.3" x 11.6")
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Sample books
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0278-0000001-01 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-02 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-03 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-05 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-06 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-07 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-08 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-09 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-10 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-11 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-12 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-13 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-15 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-16 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-17 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-18 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-19 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-20 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-21 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-22 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-23 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-24 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-25 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-28 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-29 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-30 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-31 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-34 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-36 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-38 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-41 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-42 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-43 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-48 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-49 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-51 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-53 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-54 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-57 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000001-60 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gift wraps  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sample books
Collection Citation:
Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection, 1930s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0278-ref515
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Gift Wrap Brand Christmas Wrappings, [sample book]

Manufacturer:
Orchard Paper Company  Search this
Collection Manufacturer:
Milwaukee Printed String Company  Search this
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.  Search this
Orchard Paper Company  Search this
American Lace Paper Company  Search this
Collection Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Levine, Bernard  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7.1" x 8.4")
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Sample books
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0278-0000002-01 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-02 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-03 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-04 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-05 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-06 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-07 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-08 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-09 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-10 (AC Scan)

AC0278-0000002-11 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gift wraps  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sample books
Collection Citation:
Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection, 1930s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0278-ref516
Additional Online Media:

New England Merchant and Farmer Account Book

Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Account books
Place:
New England
Date:
1813-59.
Scope and Contents:
Account book of an unidentified merchant and farmer from New England includes entries for items purchased and sold, and a record of persons employed.
Provenance:
Purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc., August 19, 1960.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Agriculture -- 1810-1860  Search this
Domestic and family life  Search this
Farmers -- 19th century  Search this
Merchants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books -- 19th century
Citation:
New England Merchant and Farmer Account Book, 1813-1859, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0039
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New England Merchant and Farmer Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0039
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Pages of entries for agricultural goods purchased and sold, and a record of persons employed. [account book]

Collection Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 14.9" x 6.0")
Type:
Archival materials
Account books
Place:
New England
Date:
1814 to 1850
Scope and Contents:
Four sample pages attached.
Arrangement:
In small collections box , folder 39
Local Numbers:
AC0039-0000001 (AC Scan No.)

AC0039-0000002 (AC Scan No.)

AC0039-0000003 (AC Scan No.)

AC0039-0000004 (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Reinforced concrete  Search this
Merchants  Search this
Farmers -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books -- 19th century
Collection Citation:
New England Merchant and Farmer Account Book, 1813-1859, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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New England Merchant and Farmer Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0039-ref510
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John D. Crimmins Collection

Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Creator:
Crimmins, John Daniel, 1844-1917 (contractor)  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1.8 Cubic feet (6 boxes )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Programs
Menus
Admission tickets
Invitations
Announcements
Date:
1880-1919
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised primarily of menus. There are also programs, seating plans, invitations, announcements and admission cards from functions attended by John D. Crimmins. Some material bears autographs of other guests and/or rotations made by Mr. Crimmins. There are many items from civic, political, business, Roman Catholic and Irish American organizations.

Numerous programs or menus produced especially for each occasion by firms such as Dempsey and Carroll, Malcolm and Hayes and Tiffany are uniquely designed and decorated with photographs, embossing or water color paintings. There are a few menus printed on ribbons and one, from the Vulcan Detinning Company, printed on metal. Included in the collection are three programs dated after Mr. Crimmins' death and one example of political humor.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged alphabetically by host or sponsoring organization. Where no host is named or there are several hosts, the material is filed by the name of the guest of honor or the event.
Biographical / Historical:
John Daniel Crimmins, Senior, contractor and philanthropist, was born May 18, 1844 in New York City, of parents who earlier had immigrated from Ireland. After graduating from college he joined his father's contracting business, becoming a partner in 1864 and head of the firm in 1873. The firm was involved in the construction of public works, churches, hospitals and other projects and buildings. Mr. Crimmins belonged to and held office in many organizations civic, social, and philanthropic. He was an active member of the Democratic party and served as New York City Park Commissioner, Presidential elector, and member of the New York State Constitutional Convention. Presumably, he was an active member of the Tammany Hall group. A Roman Catholic, Mr. Crimmins worked for the church in a variety of roles, from university trustee to waiter at a Christmas dinner for the poor. Through business contacts and affiliation with various organizations, Mr. Crimmins as guest or host attended numerous public and private functions, many of which involved well known figures of the time. John D. Crimmins died November 9, 1917.

SourcesWho Was Who in America. Volume I, 1897 1942 and The New York Times, November 9, 1317, page 13.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Programs
Menus
Admission tickets
Invitations
Announcements
Citation:
John D. Crimmins Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0398
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John D. Crimmins Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0398
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135th / Anniversary Dinner / of / The Society of the / Friendly Sons of St. Patrick / in the City of New York / Hotel Commodore - March Seventeenth / 1919 [menu and program in booklet form]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Sponsor:
Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in the City of New York  Search this
Names:
Patrick, Saint  Search this
Collection Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Collection Creator:
Crimmins, John Daniel, 1844-1917 (contractor)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6 pp. plus cover, 12 x 9 in.)
Culture:
Irish  Search this
Irish Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Hand coloring
Photogravures
Programs
Menus
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 1910-1920
Scope and Contents:
Menu for the 135th anniversary dinner of the Society, held at the Hotel Commodore, New York, March 17, 1919. Cover illustration shows army officer leading charge. Includes motto: "In far foreign fields / From Dunkirk to Belgrade / Lay the soldiers and chiefs / Of the Irish Brigade." Illustration hand-colored photogravure, signed Malcolm & Hayes, N.Y. Menu tied with cord and tassles.
Local Numbers:
AC0398-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0398-0000002.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0398-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0398-0000004.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0398-0000005.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0398-0000006.tif (AC Scan No.)
General:
In Box 3, Folder 2.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Soldiers -- 1910-1920  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Ireland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Hand coloring
Photogravures
Programs -- 1890-1930
Menus
Collection Citation:
John D. Crimmins Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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John D. Crimmins Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0398-ref715
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Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection

Creator:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))  Search this
Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))  Search this
Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900  Search this
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))  Search this
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))  Search this
Tuck, Raphael, fl. 1880s  Search this
Ward, Marcus, fl. 1880s  Search this
Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Greeting cards
Valentines
Scrapbooks
Date:
ca. 1854-1975.
Scope and Contents note:
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 postcards, calling cards, and scrapbooks of cards.
Arrangement:
1 series. Arranged roughly by type.
Provenance:
These cards are from a variety of donors and accessions, from the 1960s through the 1970s.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Christmas  Search this
Holidays in art -- 1850-1980  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Genre/Form:
Greeting cards -- 1850-1980
Valentines
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection, ca. 1854-1975, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0109
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Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0109
Additional Online Media:

Honey how your eyes do shine / Won't you be my Valentine ... [greeting card]

Publisher:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Creator:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))  Search this
Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))  Search this
Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900  Search this
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))  Search this
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))  Search this
Tuck, Raphael, fl. 1880s  Search this
Ward, Marcus, fl. 1880s  Search this
Collection Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 5.4" x 3.4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Greeting cards
Valentines
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents:
... Let my arms around you twine / Like the clinging melon vine. Illustration by R. F. Outcuult of African-American boy and girl under the verse.
Arrangement:
In Box 9, Folder Tuck.
Local Numbers:
AC0109-0000001 (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Ethnic imagery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Greeting cards
Valentines
Collection Citation:
Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection, ca. 1854-1975, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0109-ref511
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Ramsay Family Papers

Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Author:
Ramsay, William, 1716-1785 (minister)  Search this
Names:
Alexandria Dyeing and Cloth Dressing Establishment  Search this
Alexandria Turnpike Co  Search this
Snicker's Gap Turnpike Co  Search this
Washington National Monument Society  Search this
Ramsay family -- 18th century -- Virginia  Search this
Bartleman, William  Search this
Carlyle, John  Search this
Dalton, John  Search this
Dinwiddie, Robert  Search this
Dixon, John  Search this
Fairfax, George William  Search this
Fauquier, F.  Search this
Frazier, Joseph  Search this
Gilpin, G.  Search this
Gilpin, Thomas  Search this
Gilpin, William  Search this
Henry, Patrick, Jr  Search this
Irving, Washington  Search this
Johnston, George  Search this
Lee, Richard  Search this
Madison, James  Search this
McCarthy, Daniel  Search this
McCarty, Dennis  Search this
Ramsay, Anthony  Search this
Ramsay, Betty ("Betsy")  Search this
Ramsay, Dennis  Search this
Ramsay, Edward  Search this
Roberts, M.  Search this
Rumsey, James  Search this
Sanford, Capt. Edward  Search this
Stewart, James  Search this
Stoddert, Benjamin  Search this
Washington, George, 1732-1799  Search this
Wythe, George  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Genealogical tables
Account books
Financial records
Correspondence
Family papers
Wills
Legal documents
Obituaries
Tickets
Manuscripts
Insurance policies
Place:
Alexandria (Va.) -- 18th century
Virginia -- 18th century
Date:
1749-1924; 1957
Scope and Contents:
Original and photocopied correspondence, financial papers, newspaper clippings, legal documents, insurance policies, account book, genealogical notes, wills, lottery tickets, and currency, documenting the activities of the Ramsay family of Alexandria, Virginia and related families.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged topically.
Biographical / Historical:
William Ramsay (1716-1785), a Scottish Presbyterian minister, played a major role in the establishment of Alexandria, Virginia and later served as its mayor. His son, Dennis, also served as mayor and as a colonel in the Continental Army. Other descendants remained active in local affairs.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Heirs of William and Dennis Ramsay,1962, April 30.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Clergy -- 18th century -- Virginia  Search this
Domestic relations -- 18th century -- Virginia  Search this
City and town life -- 18th century -- Virginia  Search this
Community life -- 18th century -- Virginia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings -- newspaper -- Virginia
Genealogical tables -- Virginia
Account books -- 18th century
Financial records -- 18th century
Correspondence -- 18th century
Family papers -- 18th century
Wills -- Virginia
Legal documents -- Virginia
Obituaries
Tickets -- Lottery
Manuscripts -- 18th century
Insurance policies -- Virginia
Citation:
Ramsay Family Papers, 1749-1924, 1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0088
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Ramsay Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0088
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The Association of the Army of Northern Virginia [certificate]

Collector:
Ramsay, G. William  Search this
Collection Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Collection Author:
Ramsay, William, 1716-1785 (minister)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 19.0" x 14.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Certificates
Place:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America
Date:
January 5, 1894
Scope and Contents:
Framed certificate giving the details of William Ramsay's service in the Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America from Jully 1863 to 1865.
Arrangement:
In Box 4.
Local Numbers:
AC0088-0000001m (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Civil war  Search this
Genre/Form:
Certificates
Collection Citation:
Ramsay Family Papers, 1749-1924, 1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ramsay Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0088-ref578

Ramsay Family Ledger, Part III

Collection Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Collection Author:
Ramsay, William, 1716-1785 (minister)  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Ramsay Family Papers, 1749-1924, 1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ramsay Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0088-ref74

Polly Salmon Account Book

Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Author:
Salmon, Polly (merchant)  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Account books
Place:
Boston (Mass.) -- 18th century
Date:
1785-1787
Scope and Contents:
Manuscript account book documenting payments to other individuals. 21 pp.; remainder blank. Money recorded in English currency.
Biographical / Historical:
Boston storekeeper.
Provenance:
Purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc., August 19, 1960.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Merchants -- 18th century -- Boston (Mass.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- 18th century
Account books -- 18th century
Citation:
Polly Salmon Account Book, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0040
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Polly Salmon Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0040
Additional Online Media:

[Eleven selected pages from the Polly Salmon Account Book]

Collection Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Collection Author:
Salmon, Polly (merchant)  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (Ink on paper., 15.9" x 5.6".)
Type:
Archival materials
Account books
Date:
1785 January 10 to 1788 February 16
Arrangement:
In small collections box, folder 3.
Local Numbers:
AC0040-0000001-01.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-02.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-03.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-04.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-05.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-06.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-07.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-08.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-09.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-10.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0040-0000001-11.tif (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Merchants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books
Collection Citation:
Polly Salmon Account Book, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Polly Salmon Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0040-ref515
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Boston General Store Account Book

Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Creator:
Boston General Store.  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Account books
Place:
Boston (Mass.) -- 1800-1830
Date:
1807-1830
Scope and Contents note:
Account book of a Boston storekeeper of food and small general household goods.
Provenance:
Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc.,Purchase.,8/19/60.,236051.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family -- 1800-1850  Search this
Merchants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books -- 19th century
Citation:
Boston General Store Account Book, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0038
See more items in:
Boston General Store Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0038
Additional Online Media:

[Three selected pages from the Boston General Store Account Book.]

Creator:
Boston General Store.  Search this
Collection Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Collection Creator:
Boston General Store.  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (Ink on paper., 13.8" x 8.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Account books
Date:
1807 to 1830
Arrangement:
In Small Collection Box, Folder 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0038-0000001-01.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0038-0000001-02.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0038-0000001-03.tif (AC Scan No.)
Related Materials:
Chevalier Jackson Papers, 1883-1960.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Merchants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books -- 19th century
Collection Citation:
Boston General Store Account Book, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Boston General Store Account Book
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0038-ref510
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