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Mohammedans performing the sword dance in the festival of Mahorem, Jaipur. [Active no. 14027 : stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
INDIA
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
India -- 1890-1920
Jaipur (India)
Local Numbers:
RSN 4516
General:
Similar to RSN 7339. Associated number 238-C. Currently stored in box 1.1.25A [36].
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
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:
Streets -- India  Search this
Islam -- India.  Search this
Music -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- India.  Search this
Celebrations  Search this
Dances  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Mahorem Festival  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 4494-4592
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref4484

Helen May Butler Collection

Creator:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Source:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Names:
Helen May Butler's Ladies Military Band.  Search this
United States. Senate -- 1930-1940  Search this
Butler, Helen May, 1873-19??  Search this
Former owner:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, one oversize folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Programs
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Postcards
Posters
Clippings
Photographs
Place:
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- 1890-1920
Boston (Mass.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Date:
1899-1937
bulk 1902-1902
Scope and Contents:
The materials cover the career of a woman bandmaster with an all women's traveling military band from 1898-1913, with the bulk of the material ca. 1902. Contents include clippings, photographs, programs, sheet music, hand noted music, posters, post cards, advertising fliers, letters, telegram, biographical article announcing candidacy for U.S. Senate seat in 1936, and "The Flood of 1937" section of the Cincinnati Post, February 13, 1937. Bands included Helen May Butler's Ladies Military Band, Talma Ladies Orchestra, U.S. Talma Ladies Military Band.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen May Butler, woman bandmaster, directed an all-women traveling military band from 1898 to 1913. "Music for the American people, by American composers, played by American girls" was one of the band's mottoes. Born in New Hamphire in 1873, she pursued a variety of musical studies and became an accomplished performer in both violin and cornet. She announced candidacy for a U.S. Senate seat in 1936.
Provenance:
Collections donated by Helen May Butler Young, June 1962.
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:
Women musicians -- 1890-1920  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1890-1920  Search this
Bandmasters -- 1890-1920  Search this
advertising  Search this
Music -- Performance -- 1890-1920  Search this
Musicians -- 1890-1920  Search this
Floods  Search this
Brass bands -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Programs
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Advertising fliers -- 1890-1920
Postcards
Posters -- 1880-1900
Clippings -- 1890-1920
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Helen May Butler Collection, 1899-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0261
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Helen May Butler Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0261
Additional Online Media:

To the Helen May Butler girls ... [letter]

Collector:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Collection Creator:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.4" x 6.1")
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Date:
Circa 1905
Scope and Contents:
Stationary from New Hotel McKenzie in McKenzie, Tennessee.
Local Numbers:
AC0261-0000001 (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:
Fan mail  Search this
Bands (Music)  Search this
Music -- Performance -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Collection Citation:
Helen May Butler Collection, 1899-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Helen May Butler Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0261-ref535

Presented to the Smithsonian ... [letter]

Collector:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Collection Creator:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 11.0" x 8.7")
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Letterheads
Correspondence
Date:
June 1962
Scope and Contents:
Helen May Butler with her Greatest American Ladies Band stationary
Local Numbers:
AC0261-0000002 (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:
Bands (Music)  Search this
Music -- Performance -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letterheads
Correspondence
Collection Citation:
Helen May Butler Collection, 1899-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Helen May Butler Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0261-ref536

To the Ladies Band ... [letter]

Collector:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Collection Creator:
Young, Helen May Butler  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical Instruments, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 10.9" x 8.3")
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Date:
Circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
... from a number of us at the old soldiers home. Written on Taschetta & Meyers Cigar Company, Leavenworth, Kansas letterhead.
Local Numbers:
AC0261-0000005 (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:
Fan mail  Search this
Bands (Music)  Search this
Music -- Performance -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Collection Citation:
Helen May Butler Collection, 1899-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Helen May Butler Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0261-ref539

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