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Nancy Douglas Bowditch, Peterborough, N.H. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle) Brumbaugh

Creator:
Bowditch, Nancy Douglas, 1890-1979  Search this
Brumbaugh, Thomas B. (Thomas Brendle), 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1968 Oct. 21
Topic:
Families  Search this
Family life  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9031
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Thomas B. Brumbaugh research material on Abbott Handerson Thayer and other artists, 1876-1994, (bulk 1960s-1994)
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9031
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[Litia Namoura learning temple bells dance: b&w photoprint.]

Collector:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Names:
Namoura, Litia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4.6" x 3.8".)
Culture:
Arab Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New Hampshire
Peterborough (NH)
Date:
Circa 1927
Scope and Contents:
Skirt made of mosquito netting. Photo taken at Outdoor Players in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Photographer unidentified.
Arrangement:
Series 12, box 7, folder ?.
Local Numbers:
AC0078-0000030.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
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:
Temple bells  Search this
Dance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab-American Collection Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0078-ref4341

Balloons for Sale

Artist:
Elizabeth Orton Jones, born Highland Park, IL 1910-died Peterborough, NH 2005  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (24.8 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Recreation\sport and play  Search this
Figure group\male and child  Search this
Occupation\vendor  Search this
Object\toy\balloon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.169
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1935.13.169

Our Baby

Artist:
Elizabeth Orton Jones, born Highland Park, IL 1910-died Peterborough, NH 2005  Search this
Medium:
color etching
Dimensions:
10 x 9 in. (25.4 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Object\flower  Search this
Object\furniture\cradle  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\nursery  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.595
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1935.13.595

George S. Morison Collection

Creator:
Morison, George S., 1842-1903  Search this
Names:
Baring Brothers Company  Search this
Isthmian Canal Commission.  Search this
Extent:
30 Cubic feet (61 boxes and 152 map-folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Blueprints
Tracings
Place:
Peterborough (NH)
Panama
Date:
1846-1903
Summary:
The collection documents the career of George S. Morison, a prominent civil engineer, specializing in railroad bridge design. The materials consist primarily of drawings and maps (linen tracings, blueprints, sketches); final bridge reports; photographs; glass plate negatives; daily diaries; correspondence; and published material documenting George S. Morison's participation on the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1898-1903.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into seven series.

Series 1: Diaries, 1863-1903

Subseries 1.1: Biographical Materials, 1863-1903

Subseries 1.2: Diaries, 1863-1903

Subseries 1.3: Newspaper Clippings, 1880-1898

Series 2: Correspondence, 1870-1903

Series 3: Reports/Printed Materials, 1846-1903

Series 4: Photographs, 1888, 1892-1893

Series 5: Glass Plate Negatives, 1886-1889

Subseries 5.1: Bellefontaine Bridge, undated

Subseries 5.2: Blair Crossing, 1893

Subseries 5.3: Cairo Bridge, 1888-1889

Subseries 5.4: Kansas City Bridge, 1886

Subseries 5.5: Memphis Bridge, circa 1893

Subseries 5.6: Memphis Bridge, 1891-1893

Subseries 5.7: Nebraska City Bridge, 1887-1888

Subseries 5.8: Omaha Bridge, undated

Subseries 5.9: Panama Canal, undated

Subseries 5.10: Rulo Bridge, 1886-1889

Subseries 5.11: Sioux City, circa 1881

Series 6: Lantern Slides, 1878-1894

Subseries 6.1: Isthmian Canal, undated

Subseries 6.2: General, 1878-1894

Series 7: Drawings, circa 1881-1900
Biographical / Historical:
Morison (1842-1903) of Peterborough, New Hampshire, was a prominent civil engineer specializing in railroad bridge design. He built ten bridges over the Missouri River, five over the Mississippi River and one over the Ohio River. Morison designed bridges in New York, and worked on the New York waterfront. He also helped to locate a deep water harbor in southern California and designed and built several viaducts.

Morison served on numerous engineering boards and acted as a consulting expert for Baring Brothers Company. Morison was a member of several important engineering committees, the most important of which was the Isthmus Canal (Panama Canal) Commission, 1899-1903. He was instrumental in changing its recommended location from Nicaragua to Panama.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George W. Sims Papers, 1896-1981. (AC0127)

Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, 1895-1921 (AC0143)

Silas H. Woodard Papers, ca. 1899-1932 (AC1038)

Make the Dirt Fly!

Materials in Other Organizations

Minnesota Historical Society

Engineering Dept. records. Northern Pacific Railway Company records, 1867-1970.

Subject files (1867-1970); accounting records (1879-1921); standard plans for buildings, bridges, and other structures ([188-]-[196-]); track profile maps (1890-1927); and bridge records (1892-1960) created or compiled by the Northern Pacific administrative unit responsible for locating, surveying, constructing, and maintaining roadways and structures. Contains letter press books for George S. Morison.

Library of Congress, Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey

Includes photographs and drawings for some of Morison's bridges.
Separated Materials:
Artifacts related to this collection are in the Division of Work & Industry (See accessions #1984.1093 and #1993.0113) and includes camera equipment, drafting curves, and an omnimeter transit with tripod.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Robert S. Morison, Elting Morison, and John H. Morison on June 17, 1985.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives
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:
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Tracings
Citation:
George Morison Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0978
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George S. Morison Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0978
Additional Online Media:

Episode 150

Collection Producer:
Lodge, Arthur  Search this
Arthur Lodge Productions.  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Association of Manufacturers  Search this
Extent:
1 motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0507-OF0150
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1953 August 27
Scope and Contents:
460 Degrees Below Zero! Consulting industrial research engineering. Arthur D. Little Co., Cambridge, MA.

Exporting an Idea! India considers Dairy Queens; food industry. Dairy Queen, Long Island, NY.

Putting on the Pressure! Manufacturers of oilfield equipment including Ball and Gate valves. Cameron Iron Works, Houston, TX.

Manufactured Menagerie! Manufacturing toy animals made of rubber. Woman inventor. Bain Factory, Peterborough, NH.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Reference copies must be used. Special arrangements must be made directly with the audiovisual archivist to view episodes for which no reference copy exists.
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 will be charged for reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Industry on Parade Film Collection, 1950-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Industry on Parade Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0507-ref298

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