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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1.83 Cubic feet (consisting of 3.5 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial).)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Advertising fliers
Reports
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Technical reports
Commercial catalogs
Print advertising
Technical manuals
Business ephemera
Legislation (legal concepts)
Commercial correspondence
Illustrations
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertisements
Catalogues
Publications
Trade literature
Periodicals
Photographs
Printed materials
Printed material
Receipts
Sales letters
Manuals
Catalogs
Sales catalogs
Trade cards
Business letters
Manufacturers' catalogs
Test reports
Trade catalogs
Ephemera
Business cards
Invoices
Legal documents
Printed ephemera
Sales records
Correspondence
Letterheads
Date:
circa 1832-1959
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents note:
Contains a broad scope of freshwater capture and use topics, with particular emphasis on the machinery and systems required for managing water resources and business aspects of the costs of goods and services. Includes coverage of home and farm use, agricultural solutions, and large scale operations such as public utilities such as damns, watersheds, reservoirs. Some of the technologies used are drilling, wells, hydraulics, engines and pumps, in addition to natural power sources in the form of windmills and turbines, and water wheels. both as methods of conveyance of water and in powering other devices such as grinders and saws. Purification and softeners address make up the bulk of treatment. Some materials address legal and regulatory issues but water rights is not significantly covered.

Materials include business records, marketing and advertising, some informational documentation in the form of guides and reports. A few schematics are present. A small amount of regulatory publications provide a glimpse of how municipalities dealt with local water issues, including billing and taxation. Miscellaneous writings includes a few tangential topics such as inland waterways and swimming pools, and a perspective essay on water.
Arrangement note:
Waterworks is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records

Genre

Subjects
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Waterworks is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
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:
Beverages  Search this
Water use  Search this
Patents  Search this
Water -- Purification -- Filtration  Search this
Water transfer  Search this
Irrigation  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Water-supply  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Consumer goods -- Catalogs  Search this
Public works  Search this
Turbines  Search this
Hydraulic turbines  Search this
Windmills  Search this
Water -- Filtration  Search this
Dams  Search this
Water conservation  Search this
Reservoirs  Search this
Waterways  Search this
Water pumps  Search this
Hydraulic structures  Search this
Hydraulic testing  Search this
Public utilities  Search this
Pumps  Search this
Water resources development  Search this
Water supplies  Search this
Waterworks  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Drinking water  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising fliers
Reports
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Technical reports
Commercial catalogs
Print advertising
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Business ephemera
Legislation (legal concepts)
Commercial correspondence
Illustrations
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertisements
Catalogues
Publications
Trade literature
Periodicals
Photographs
Printed materials
Printed material
Receipts
Sales letters
Publications -- Business
Manuals
Catalogs
Sales catalogs
Trade cards
Business letters
Manufacturers' catalogs
Test reports
Trade catalogs
Ephemera
Business cards
Invoices
Legal documents
Printed ephemera
Sales records
Correspondence
Letterheads
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Waterworks
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-waterworks
Additional Online Media:

UV Waterworks Compilation reel

Collection Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Gadgil, Ashok  Search this
Berger, Sondra  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Video RV 647.8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
Total Running Time: 12 minutes

KRON-TV (NBC) Newscenter 4, San Francisco, February, 13, 1996

Headline News, June 5, 1996

KRON-TV (NBC) Newscenter 4, San Francisco, June 4, 1996

Discover Magazine, Beyond Tomorrow, undated
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:
Ashok Gadgil Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Ashok Gadgil Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0647-ref64

[Trade catalogs on water purification and treatment : coagulation, waterworks operating practices, use of alum ... ]

Author:
Activated Alum Corp  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<5> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1937
[1937]-
Topic:
Water--Purification--Coagulation  Search this
Alum  Search this
Waterworks  Search this
Call number:
051243
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_665102

New York City Waterworks

Collection Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-153, Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa95-153-refidd1e209

UV Waterworks donation ceremony

Collection Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Gadgil, Ashok  Search this
Berger, Sondra  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1998
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:
Ashok Gadgil Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Ashok Gadgil Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0647-ref570

#85C, Waterworks Department, Nashville

Collection Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1915
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:
Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas Records Collection, 1905-ca. 1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0969-ref136

FAIRBANKS-MORSE WATER SYSTEMS CATALOG 110K

Author:
Fairbanks, Morse and Company  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1919
Topic:
Waterworks  Search this
Call number:
005885
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_218224

Toronto Waterworks Project (1988 June)

Collection Creator:
Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1988
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Nancy Spero papers 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:
Nancy Spero papers, 1940s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nancy Spero papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-spernanc-ref546

Fairmount Waterworks, (painting)

Painter:
Smith, Thomas Henry b. ca. 1820  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19130
Date:
1871
Topic:
Architecture--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Landscape--Park--Fairmount Park  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46170315
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_58391

Part II.--"Fairmount Waterworks", (painting)

Artist:
Waugh Messrs.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Cityscape--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Fairmount Waterworks  Search this
Control number:
AECI 09890002
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_129419

Folder 18 Bosscha, J. - Boston Waterworks

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 14 of 192
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 31, Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary, Correspondence
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0031-refidd1e1802

Coxe, Judge. Niagara Falls Waterworks Company

Collection Creator:
Hutton, William R., 1826-1901  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1896
Collection Restrictions:
The 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:
William R. Hutton Papers, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William R. Hutton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0987-ref242

#85, Waterworks Department, City of Nashville

Collection Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1915
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:
Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas Records Collection, 1905-ca. 1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0969-ref133

Installation of filter at Kingston Waterworks

Collection Creator:
Hutton, William R., 1826-1901  Search this
Container:
Box 29, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1896-1897
Collection Restrictions:
The 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:
William R. Hutton Papers, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William R. Hutton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0987-ref896

Fairmount Waterworks, Philadelphia, (painting)

Painter:
Camp, Mary Jane b. 1829  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Shelburne Museum Shelburne Vermont 05482 Accession Number: 27.2.2-7
Date:
1847
Topic:
Primitive  Search this
Cityscape--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia  Search this
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Landscape--River--Delaware River  Search this
Landscape--Park--Fairmount Park  Search this
Architecture--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Sailing Ship  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Rowboat  Search this
Figure  Search this
Control number:
IAP 54000266
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_62951

"The Meaning of the Bethlehem Waterworks," Historic Bethlehem Incorporated, 1977

Collection Creator::
Hindle, Brooke  Search this
Container:
Box 19 of 43
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7363, Brooke Hindle Papers
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Brooke Hindle Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7363-refidd1e9548

New York Filter MFG Co. vs. Niagara Falls Waterworks Company

Collection Creator:
Hutton, William R., 1826-1901  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1896
Collection Restrictions:
The 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:
William R. Hutton Papers, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William R. Hutton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0987-ref443

Waterworks on the Schuylkill, (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Rockwood Museum (Ln: Gordon S. Hargraves) 610 Shipley Road Wilmington Delaware 19809
Date:
Ca. 1825-75
Topic:
Landscape--River--Schuylkill River  Search this
Cityscape--Pennsylvania  Search this
Control number:
IAP 64510013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_289416

#25, Filler Plant and Waterworks System of Louisville Water Company

Collection Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907
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:
Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas Records Collection, 1905-ca. 1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0969-ref59

"The Meaning of the Bethlehem Waterworks," 5/22/1976, Historic Bethlehem, In.

Collection Creator::
Hindle, Brooke  Search this
Container:
Box 18 of 43
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7363, Brooke Hindle Papers
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Brooke Hindle Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7363-refidd1e8851

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