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William J. Savage Company

Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
William J. Savage Company (Knoxville, Tennessee)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Whitman, John (President of Oakland Group, Inc.)  Search this
Names:
Oakland Group, Inc.  Search this
Horsley, J.C.  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Business records
Blueprints
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
12/8/1983
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains blueprints, photographs, correspondence, trade literature, and business records relating to the Savage Company's manufacture of crushing, milling and pulverizing equipment.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
The William J. Savage Company manufactured crushing, millling and pulverizing equipment used in cotton, feed and flour mills.
Provenance:
Collected for the Division of Work and Industry formerly the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering), National Museum of American History.
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:
Milling  Search this
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 20th century
Blueprints -- 1900-1950
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Correspondence -- 1900-1950
Citation:
William J. Savage Company Records, 1914-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0991
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0991

John Whitman Christmas Diskette Collection

Collector:
Whitman, John (President of Oakland Group, Inc.)  Search this
Names:
Oakland Group, Inc.  Search this
Horsley, J.C.  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Diskettes
Floppy disks
Place:
England
Date:
1983 December 8
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of one 5 ½" x 5 ½" floppy diskette from John Whitman of Micromedia Software in Wellesley, MA, which purports to portray the first Christmas card. It is believed that J. C. Horsley designed the card in England in 1843. When displayed on computer screen the card reads. "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year you." Along with the card the diskette asks a variety of visual questions like, "What do you want for Christmas?" and then displays a personalized Christmas story. The diskette also includes two Christmas computer games, one called Christmas Tree; the other Multiple Joys.and in 1843. When displayed on computer screen the card reads. "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year you." Along with the card the diskette asks a variety of visual questions like, "What do you want for Christmas?" and then displays a personalized Christmas story. The diskette also includes two Christmas computer games, one called Christmas Tree; the other Multiple Joys.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1983 John Whitman donated a computer diskette with a copy of the first Christmas card created by J.C. Horsley in 1843. The diskette runs on an Apple II or IIe. The diskette also includes two Christmas computer games.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Oakland Group, 1983, December.
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:
Games  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diskettes
Floppy disks
Citation:
John Whitman Christmas Diskette Collection, 1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0091
See more items in:
John Whitman Christmas Diskette Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0091

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