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F. W. Stemmler Letterpress Book

Author:
Stemmler, F. W. (businessman)  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
North Carolina
New York
Date:
1895-1897.
Scope and Contents:
The copies of correspondence (typed and handwritten) concern Stemmler's wide-ranging business affairs, from international banking to personal purchases of horsedrawn carriages.
Biographical / Historical:
F.W. Stemmler lived in New York City and was involved in a wide range of business activities. The collection represents copies of his letters (about 200 are legible). Nothing more is known of his life.
Provenance:
This collection was presumably a part of the Warshaw Collection, which was purchased from Augusta Warshaw, widow of Isadore Warshaw, in 1971.
Restrictions:
The 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:
Business  Search this
Citation:
F.W. Stemmler Letterpress Book, 1895-1897, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0336
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0336

Charles Lang Freer Letterpress Books, 1892-1910

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Bound copies of outgoing letters, mostly typescripts, arranged chronologically. Each volume included a selective name index. A number annotated across the top of a letter referred to the previous page in that volume to reference the correspondent. Originals are in fragile condition, and text is faint on film, especially volumes 1-3.
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Subseries 2.2
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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PRIVATE OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERPRESS BOOKS, 1849-1888.

Collection Creator::
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
This series consists of forty volumes of letterpress books containing Baird's private outgoing correspondence. Volumes one to thirty-nine cover the period from 1849 to 1887, beginning when Baird was a natural history professor at Dickinson College, and ending shortly before his death. Correspondents include family members, naturalists, personal acquaintances, merchants, government officials, and staff members.

Of special note, volume thirty-eight includes outgoing correspondence written by Baird's daughter, Lucy Hunter Baird, and Baird's wife, Mary Helen Churchill Baird, during 1888. Volume thirty-nine, entitled, "Specially Private Letters, 1885-1887," contains correspondence with politicians and newspaper reporters in connection with the Chenowith Case during 1885; and correspondence with physicians in which Baird described his health and medical treatments. Volume forty contains outgoing correspondence with members of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences from 1850 to 1854, including the period when Baird served as Permanent Secretary.

Letterpress volumes are restricted. Microfilms of these volumes are available for viewing. Also, Baird's daughter, Lucy, extracted selected outgoing correspondence for a biography of her father. These excerpts were copied from volumes one, two, and five.
Collection Restrictions:
(1) Some items cannot be reproduced because of legibility and bindings; (2) record unit partially microfilmed.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Spencer Fullerton Baird Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7002, Series 2
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Spencer Fullerton Baird Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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OUTGOING LETTERS OF JOSEPH HENRY IN LETTERPRESS BOOKS, 1865-1878.

Collection Creator::
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
The contents of the series have been placed on microfilm. Researchers should use the microfilm edition of the three letterpress books.
Collection Restrictions:
Microfilm available for most of the collection.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Joseph Henry Collection
Identifier:
Record Unit 7001, Series 4
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Joseph Henry Collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE, 1898-1907, 6 BOUND LETTERPRESS BOOKS.

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
This series consists of bound letterpress books containing copies of outgoing correspondence compiled by Richard Rathbun while serving as Assistant Secretary, in charge of Office and Exchanges (1898- 1900) and Assistant Secretary, in charge of the United States National Museum (1901-1907). The correspondence is both personal and official in nature. Two distinct types of personal correspondence are found in this series: (1) genuinely personal material concerning business transactions, family matters, and the like; (2) correspondence which to the reader may seem like official museum business, but to Richard Rathbun held a place of confidential importance. A good example is the voluminous quantity of correspondence regarding Samuel P. Langley's aerodrome experiments that is found in the personal letterpress books. There also exists a large number of letters of introduction, acknowledgments of publications received, and other routine correspondence. The official correspondence is mostly routine and deals with administrative policy, USNM staff, museum publications, and exhibits. Of special interest is correspondence with foreign and domestic museum directors concerning museum planning and construction. Pages 1-83 of volume 4 contain correspondence entitled "Personal - Official" and consists mostly of correspondence directed to Samuel P. Langley. The letterpress books in this series are arranged according to nature of correspondence (personal or official), and chronologically thereunder. Each volume (except No. 1) is alphabetically indexed.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 55, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 55, Series 2
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE AND MEMORANDA, MOSTLY WITH THE SECRETARY, 1887-1896, 5 BOUND LETTERPRESS BOOKS.

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
This series consists of bound letterpress books containing copies of outgoing correspondence mostly from the Assistant Secretary (or Acting Assistant Secretary), in charge of the United States National Museum to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The bulk of the material is directed to Samuel P. Langley, with lesser amounts to various museum officials and other correspondents. Again, as in Series 1, much of the correspondence is routine and administrative in nature, and in many cases is in response to letters found in the incoming file. Materials of special interest are similar to those of Series 1 and include a voluminous amount of correspondence regarding a controversy between the USNM and Edward Drinker Cope over a projected manuscript on the Reptilia of North America. Since the dates of the letterpress books overlap, a strict chronological arrangement can not be achieved. Each volume is indexed alphabetically.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 54, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Record Unit 54, Series 2
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Correspondence and Memoranda
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940

Creator:
Carnegie Institute. Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Hassam, Childe  Search this
East, Alfred  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Brush, George de Forest  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Beatty, John Wesley  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Church, Samuel Harden  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Homer, Winslow  Search this
Alexander, John White  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Depressions  Search this
Fascism  Search this
Museum records  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Letterpress books  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7343
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209496
AAA_collcode_carninst
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209496
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Letterpress Book of Bills

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Container:
Box 381, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1962
Scope and Contents note:
not scanned due to condition
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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LETTERPRESS BOOK, DECEMBER 1867-JANUARY 1876.

Collection Creator::
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
The contents of this letterpress book are varied. It contains copies of letters, speech drafts, records of monetary accounts, and receipt copies. One letter is rather extensive and begins "In compliance with your request that I would give an account of my scientific researches during my connection with the College of New Jersey I furnished the following brief statement of my labors within the period mentioned (page 283)." Other letters are to the United States President, other political figures, and heads of organizations. The contents of this series are primarily of an official or business nature.
Collection Restrictions:
Microfilm available for most of the collection.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Joseph Henry Collection
Identifier:
Record Unit 7001, Series 13
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Joseph Henry Collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Letterpress book

Collection Creator:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume
Container:
Box 8, Item 2
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1903 June 18-1903 September 7
1902
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives
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:
George Morison Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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George S. Morison Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Letterpress Book

Collection Creator:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903  Search this
Container:
Box 8A, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1903 January 3-1903 June 15
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives
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:
George Morison Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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George S. Morison Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Letterpress Book

Collection Creator:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume
Container:
Box 8A, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1902 January 3-1903 July 28
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives
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:
George Morison Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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George S. Morison Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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MISCELLANEOUS LETTERPRESS BOOK, 1921-1924, AND UNDATED. BOUND.

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Department of Botany  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
Miscellaneous letterpress book, 1921-1924. 1 volume. Includes some outgoing correspondence from Paul Carpenter Standley, assistant curator, Division of Plants (1921), and Ellsworth Paine Killip, aid, Division of Plants (1921-1922); also contains copies of Killip's manuscripts, including "Three New Species of Passiflora from Venezuela and Equador," and "Botanical Exploration in Colombia," which pertains to the Colombian trip made by Killip and Francis Whittier Pennell in 1922; also there are listings of determinations made on plants received by the Division.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 226, United States National Museum. Department of Botany, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 226, Series 2
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Miscellaneous letterpress book, 1921-1924

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Department of Botany  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 226, United States National Museum. Department of Botany, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Divisional Records, 1889-1926

Creator:
United States National Museum Division of Reptiles and Batrachians  Search this
Subject:
Cochran, Doris M (Doris Mable) 1898-1968  Search this
Paine, Richard G  Search this
Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943  Search this
Physical description:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Type:
Letterpress copybooks
Collection descriptions
Date:
1889
1889-1926
Topic:
Amphibians  Search this
Reptiles  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000508
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Divisional Records 1868-1926 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Reptiles and Amphibians]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217072

Folders 2-3 Letterpress books containing copy of manuscript of "Catalogue of the land mammals of Western Europe," 1912.

Collection Creator::
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7173, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Divisional Records

Creator:
United States National Museum, Division of Reptiles and Batrachians  Search this
Extent:
0.1 linear meter.
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Letterpress copybooks
Date:
1868-1926 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
These records include three bound letterpress books and a bound volume containing routine notations concerning procuring supplies and accepting and sending out specimens. The letterpress books also have interleaved single letters and memoranda. Most correspondence is over the signatures of curators Leonhard Stejneger and Doris Mable Cochran, or Richard G. Paine, an Aid in the Division.
Topic:
Amphibians  Search this
Reptiles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letterpress copybooks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 508, United States National Museum, Division of Reptiles and Batrachians, Divisional Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 508
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Divisional Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Folder 9 Letterpress book containing copies of manuscripts by Gerrit Smith Miller Jr. including:

Collection Creator::
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7173, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 1 Letterpress book containing copies of manuscripts by Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr. including:

Collection Creator::
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7173, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Folder 8 Letterpress book containing copies of manuscripts by Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr. including:

Collection Creator::
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7173, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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