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Hair [series], circa 1809-1940

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes)/
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1809
1940
circa 1809-1940
Summary:
This portion of the Warshaw collection has been processed; however, at this time, a complete finding aid for the materials is not available. Researchers interested in these materials should consult the survey forms for the collection. Any questions should be directed to the reference archivist or collection specialist.
Cite as:
Hair, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Shampoos
Hair
Hair--Dyeing and bleaching
Hair dyes
Hair preparations
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Seven Sutherland Sisters' Hair Grower [black and white advertisement]

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Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 9" x 11.25"
Type:
Advertisements
Date:
1880
1900
[ca. 1880-1900]
1880-1990
Notes:
In Hair, Box 2.
Summary:
Photographer unidentified.
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Hair growth stimulants
Advertising
Local number:
0300600352.tif (AC Scan)
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[Two African American men wearing top hats with advertising for Higgins German Laundry Soap [black and white photoprint.]

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Photographer:
Block, B. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Advertiser:
Higgins German Laundry Soap
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 4" x 2.5"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1870
1890
Ca. 1879-1890
1880-1890
Notes:
In Afro-Americana section, Box 2, Folder 25.
Cite as:
Afro-Americana series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Soap
Laundry
Advertising--Soap
Local number:
0300600334.tif (AC Scan)
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[Nine young boys modeling clothes : black-and-white advertisement]

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Advertiser:
B. Atlman and Co
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 11.5" x 6.75"
Type:
Photographs
Catalogs
Date:
1924
1920-1930
Notes:
Dry Goods, Box 1, Folder B. Altman and Co.
Summary:
Page 56 of B. Altman & Co. Book of Styles for Fall and Winter, 1924 and 1925; photographer unidentified.
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Clothing--American
Advertising--Boys' clothing
Children's clothing
Local number:
AC0060-0002296.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Patent medicines [series], circa 1800-1965

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
24 cubic feet (74 boxes)
Type:
Account books
Advertising blotters
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Almanacs
Articles
Blotters (writing equipment)
Booklets
Business cards
Calendars
Caricatures
Circulars
Cookbooks
Correspondence
Customs records
Invoices
Journals (periodicals)
Labels
Leaflets
Lithographs
Order forms
Pamphlets
Photographs
Postcards
Receipts
Reports
Reviews (documents)
Songbooks
Date:
1800
1965
circa 1800-1965
Summary:
Consists primarily of advertising cards, pamphlets, leaflets, booklets, calendars, postcards, advertisements, articles, blotters, almanacs, cookbooks, correspondence, import/export documents, reports, medical journals, labels, invoices and receipts, business cards, order forms, circulars, lithographs, photographs, caricatures, songbooks and clippings from manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of proprietary medicines and other drugs. Contains a substantial amount of material from James C. Ayer, Foster Milburn Company, C.T. Hood, Johnson and Johnson, Lehn and Fink, Lyons Manufacturing Company, Miles Medical Company, Parke Davis, Lydia Pinkham, Power Taylor Drug Company, Rumford Chemical Works, S.T.W. Stanford and Son, Seabury and Johnson, W.H. Schieflein and Company, E.R. Squibb and Sons, and H.H. Warner. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Cite as:
Patent Medicines, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Drugs, Nonprescription
Medicine
Patent medicines
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Washington, D.C. [series], circa 1844-1976

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
0.68 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Business ephemera
Guidebooks
Maps
Periodicals
Receipts
Souvenirs
Timetables
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1844
1976
circa 1844-1976
Summary:
The Washington, D.C. series contains items related to tourism in the area. Materials date from circa 1844-1976 and include images, receipts, periodicals, guidebooks, business ephemera, maps, souvenirs, and railroad timetables.
Cite as:
Washington, D.C., Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Tourism
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Alabama [series], circa 1851-1939

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
0.23 cubic feet (8 folders)
Type:
Correspondence
Legal documents
Deeds
Place:
Alabama
Date:
1851
1939
circa 1851-1939
Summary:
The items in this series are primarily business-related and include legal documents, correspondence, images and materials concerning government, tourism and industry.
Cite as:
Alabama, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXXX
Topic:
Industries
Tourism
Politics and government
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Caribbean (series), circa 1793-1932

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.23 cubic feet (9 folders)
Type:
Guidebooks
Publications
Souvenirs
Place:
Caribbean Area
Barbados
Bermuda Islands
Dominican Republic
Puerto Rico
Date:
1793
1932
circa 1793-1932
Summary:
Contains materials on and from Barbados, Bermuda, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, including tourist literature and other publications.
Cite as:
Caribbean, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXXX
Topic:
Tourism
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Colorado (series), circa 1873-1945

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
0.66 cubic feet (2 boxes, 2 folders)
Type:
Brochures
Guidebooks
Maps
Publications
Souvenirs
Place:
Colorado
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Date:
1873
1945
circa 1873-1945
Summary:
Subseries 1 contains items relating to agricultural and mining opportunities in Colorado, as well as publications on health resorts in Colorado Springs. The Tourism subseries contains guidebooks, brochures and souvenirs of railroad tourism.
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Colorado (series title), Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXXX
Topic:
Tourism
Agriculture
Mineral industries
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Hawaii (series), circa 1869-1938

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.23 cubic feet (6 folders)
Type:
Almanacs
Correspondence
Publications
Place:
Hawaii
Date:
1869
1938
circa 1869-1938
Summary:
This series contains materials relating to the territory as a recent acquisition of the United States.
Cite as:
Hawaii, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXXX
Topic:
Tourism
Annexation to the United States
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Maine (series), circa 1831-1932

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.9 cubic foot (1 box, 5 folders)
Type:
Business records
Guidebooks
Maps
Periodicals
Photographs
Postage stamps
Publications
Souvenirs
Place:
Maine
Date:
1831
1932
circa 1831-1932
Summary:
This series deals primarily with tourism in Maine, but also includes material on business, government and development.
Cite as:
Maine, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXXX
Topic:
Tourism
Politics and government
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Maryland (series), circa 1839-1925

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.9 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Business records
Correspondence
Guidebooks
Maps
Receipts
Place:
Maryland
Date:
1839
1925
circa 1839-1925
Summary:
Contains material relating to government, business and development in Maryland, as well as business receipts for various items and services.
Cite as:
Maryland, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXXX
Topic:
Commerce
Tourism
Politics and government
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Massachusetts (series), circa 1823-1962

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
1.65 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Almanacs
Correspondence
Guidebooks
Legal documents
Maps
Periodicals
Publications
Receipts
Souvenirs
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1823
1962
circa 1823-1962
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Summary:
A significant part of this series deals with Boston. The General subseries is largely concerned with colonial history.
Cite as:
Massachusetts, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXXX
Topic:
Banks and banking
Education
Religion
Tourism
History
Politics and government
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Architecture (series), circa 1850-1970

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes, 7 oversized folders)
Type:
Caricatures
Catalogs
Periodicals
Plans (drawings)
Publications
Date:
1850
1970
circa 1850-1970
Summary:
Materials relate primarily to the design and construction of residential buildings. The bulk of the material dates from the latter part of the 19th century, with materials created both in the United States and foreign countries. While some of the materials were created by architects, a substantial amount comes from manufacturers of pre-cut, prefabricated and/or portable buildings and dwellings. This series is rich in images of domestic architecture covering a century of design, especially in the oversize materials. Detailed plans, along with exterior and interior images, are presented and often accompanied by glowing texts attesting to their charm and livability. A small group of publications relating to architecture is also included.
Cite as:
Architecture, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file number XXX
Topic:
Architects
Architecture
Building materials
Buildings
Buildings, Prefabricated
Buildings, Portable
Dwellings
Prefabricated houses
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Cosmetics (series), circa 1813-1964

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
2 cubic feet (6 boxes, 11 oversized folders)
Type:
Advertising
Bookmarks
Business cards
Calendars
Catalogs
Circulars
Correspondence
Display cards
Handbooks
Labels
Leaflets
Pamphlets
Postcards
Price lists
Publications
Packaging
Receipts
Date:
1813
1964
circa 1813-1964
Summary:
Contains a variety of materials relating to perfumes, colognes, shaving creams, hair preparations, manicure supplieds, soaps, creams, lotions, powders, makeup, bath products and other beauty and personal care products, most of which were for the use of female consumers. Trade materials are directed towards scalp specialists, hairdressers, dermatologists, beauty culturists and manicurists.
There are a number of materials from female-owned establishments. Other materials include publications, such as catalogs produced for consumers and the trade. Cosmetic appliances, formulas, labels, trademarks and patents, and import/export documents are also present. Most of this material dates from the late 19th century. Also present are images of women and of flowers.
Cite as:
Cosmetics, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Beauty culture
Beauty, Personal
Cosmetics industry
Cosmetics
Toilet preparations
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Plays (series), 1708-1938

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Tams-Witmark Musical Library
Physical description:
8 cubic feet (23 boxes)
Type:
Advertising
Catalogs
Contracts
Correspondence
Financial records
Librettos
Photographs
Prompt books
Publications
Scripts (documents)
Scores
Date:
1708
1938
1708-1938
Summary:
This series contains materials relating to plays, operas and their production. The material is especially strong in providing actual copies of plays and operas dating from 1708-1924. Contains items created in the United States and in foreign countries, with some materials in French and Italian.
Cite as:
Plays, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Acting
Costume
Music publishers
Opera
Plays
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Wild West (series), circa 1889-1940

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Buffalo Bill 1846-1917
Oakley, Annie 1860-1926
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Physical description:
1 box
Type:
Advertising
Correspondence
Illustrations
Magazines (periodicals)
Photographs
Postcards
Programs
Publications
Songs
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1889
1940
circa 1889-1940
20th century
Summary:
Contains materials relating to the Wild West, including popular literature, photographs, postcards and programs. This portion of the Warshaw Collection remains partially processed. At this time, there is no finding aid available. Researchers interested in these materials should consult the survey forms for the colection. Any questions should be directed to the reference archivist or collection specialist.
Cite as:
Wild West, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Frontier and pioneer life
Rodeos
Wild west shows
Social life and customs
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Automobile industry (series), circa 1860-1965

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Ford Motor Company
General Motors Company
Packard Motor Car Company
Studebaker Corporation
Physical description:
8.58 cubic feet (26 boxes)
Type:
Articles
Books
Catalogs
Clippings
Correspondence
Guidebooks
Handbooks
Illustrations
Manuals
Maps
Pamphlets
Periodicals
Photographs
Publications
Advertising
Date:
1860
1965
circa 1860-1965
Summary:
Contains material related to automobiles and the automobile industry, with the bulk of the items dating from the late 19th and early 20th century. A large amount of the material comes from pioneer manufacturers including Ford, Reo, Duryea, Packard, Auburn, Studebaker, Hupmobile, Franklin, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Oldsmobiles, and Buick. There is also a substantial amount of material from manufacturers and dealers of parts and accessories for automobiles, as well as companies that provided services such as car rentals, garages and maintenance. Images are also present, including photographs and illustrations in catalogs which document the development of automobiles.
Cite as:
Automobile Industry series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Automobiles
Automobiles--Design and construction
Automobile industry and trade
Automobile supplies industry
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Ivory (series), circa 1843-1893

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.33 cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Receipts
Business cards
Price lists
Booklets
Advertisements
Articles
Business records
Customs records
Invoices
Date:
1843
1893
circa 1843-1893
Summary:
Contains materials relating to the manufacture and sale of ivory and imitation-ivory goods. The bulk of the material is from companies in the northeast United States and dates from the mid to late 19th century.
Cite as:
Ivory series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Ivory
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Railroads series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, circa 1832-1977

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Albany and Susquehanna Railroad Company
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
Central Vermont Railway Co
Concord & Claremont Railroad
Contoocook Valley Railroad
Illinois Central Railroad Company
Northern Railroad Company (N.H.)
Pennsylvania Railroad
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co
Providence and Worcester Railroad Company
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Sullivan Railroad Company
Union Pacific Railroad Company
b Vermont Central Railroad
Physical description:
45 cubic feet (135 boxes)
Type:
Advertisements
Articles
Business records
Correspondence
Financial records
Guidebooks
Maps
Patents
Periodicals
Photographs
Postcards
Reports
Tickets
Date:
1832
1977
circa 1832-1977
Summary:
Contains materials relating to railroad companies. The materials consist primarily of correspondence, reports, patent records, pass books, resort guides, timetables, maps, printed advertisements, tickets, photographs, postcards and images from railroad companies. There is also a substantial amount of material from manufacturers and dealers of railroad equipment and supplies and from railroad associations. Reference materials including articles and periodicals are also included.
Cite as:
Railroads series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Railroads
Railroads--Equipment and Supplies
Railroad travel
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