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Assembled dignitaries listen as the choir renders a selection behind them

Photograph by:
Horace C. Henry, American, born 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
John Conyers Jr., American, born 1929  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Cleveland Robinson, Jamaican American, 1914 - 1995  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Religion  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number:
2011.94.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© Horace Henry
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd563598609-9324-45cb-9d67-217cdc55fd67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.94.10
Online Media:

Rev. A.D. King, Dr. King's younger brother, at the pulpit inside Ebenezer Baptist

Photograph by:
Horace C. Henry, American, born 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. A.D. King, American, 1930 - 1969  Search this
Cleveland Robinson, Jamaican American, 1914 - 1995  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Religion  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number:
2011.94.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© Horace Henry
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd597ee4e43-88cb-493a-a1de-bdb03b264c0d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.94.16
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Dr. Wendell P. Whalum of Morehouse College conducts the Morehouse College Glee Club

Photograph by:
Horace C. Henry, American, born 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Wendell Phillips Whalum Sr., American, 1931 - 1987  Search this
Morehouse College Glee Club, American, founded 1911  Search this
Cleveland Robinson, Jamaican American, 1914 - 1995  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number:
2011.94.21
Restrictions & Rights:
© Horace Henry
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5853980d8-cd09-4e23-aef3-ebab5b980919
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.94.21
Online Media:

Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery, Congressman John Conyers, Rev. Dr. Ralph David Abernathy, Mrs. Rosa Parks and Mr. Robinson, chatting

Photograph by:
Horace C. Henry, American, born 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. Dr. Joseph Echols Lowery, American, 1921 - 2020  Search this
John Conyers Jr., American, born 1929  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Cleveland Robinson, Jamaican American, 1914 - 1995  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Religion  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number:
2011.94.25
Restrictions & Rights:
© Horace Henry
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53e3128a0-aba6-4a63-89d5-322866faec62
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.94.25
Online Media:

Dr. Ralph Abernathy addresses the audience inside Ebenezer Baptist Church

Photograph by:
Horace C. Henry, American, born 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Rev. A.D. King, American, 1930 - 1969  Search this
Rev. Cornelius L. Henderson, American, 1934 - 2000  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Cleveland Robinson, Jamaican American, 1914 - 1995  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Oratory  Search this
Photography  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number:
2011.94.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Horace Henry
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d100e43a-e27b-445a-8aa8-3afaf21450fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.94.5
Online Media:

Rosa Parks seated with Congressman John Conyers, Dr. Ralph David Abernathy and Mr. Cleveland Robinson

Photograph by:
Horace C. Henry, American, born 1948  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
John Conyers Jr., American, born 1929  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Cleveland Robinson, Jamaican American, 1914 - 1995  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 15, 1969; printed 2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Religion  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Horace C. Henry
Object number:
2011.94.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© Horace Henry
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
One Day in January: A Collection of Images Taken at Dr. King’s First Memorial Service
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5036a28fb-8a02-4ded-a422-60f490f103ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.94.9
Online Media:

Freedom Day in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Created by:
Matt Herron, American, 1931 - 2020  Search this
Subject of:
Fannie Lou Hamer, American, 1917 - 1977  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 7/16 × 6 9/16 in. (24 × 16.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
H x W (Mat): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.107.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1976 Matt Herron / Take Stock / The Image Works. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5656cc3af-a0e9-4b30-b12d-0fb81d77dbeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.107.8

Records, 1847-1966

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Editorial and Publications Division  Search this
Uniform title:
Radio Smithsonian (Radio program)  Search this
World is yours (Radio program)  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Administration  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Press  Search this
Physical description:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Type:
Color photographs
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newspapers
Brochures
Date:
1847
1847-1966
Topic:
Museum publications  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000083
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216690

Records, 1989-1993

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities  Search this
Subject:
Brown, Claudine K  Search this
Gurian, Elaine Heumann 1937-  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution African American Institutional Study  Search this
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1989
1989-1993
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
African Americans--Museums--Planning  Search this
Advisory boards  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 94-110
See more items in:
Correspondence 1990-1995 [Smithsonian Institution Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities]
Subject Files 1989-1995 [Smithsonian Institution Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_252440

Program Records, 1967-1970

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Director General of Museums Afro-American Cultural History Project  Search this
Subject:
Greene, Carroll  Search this
Bell, Alice M  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Program in African American Culture  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Color photographs
Date:
1967
1967-1970
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Special events  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 06-011
See more items in:
Program Records 1967-2004 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Program in African American Culture]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_259354

Records of the Chief (Robert M. Organ)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1962-1975
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence created and maintained by the Chief, Robert M. Organ. Correspondence concerns CAL relations with universities, historical societies and organizations, conservators, and other institutions and individuals pertaining to conservation issues and advice, general inquiries, and symposia and conferences.
Topic:
Preservation of materials  Search this
Materials -- Conservation and restoration.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T89051, Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Records of the Chief (Robert M. Organ)
Identifier:
Accession T89051
See more items in:
Records of the Chief (Robert M. Organ)
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fat89051

Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory  Search this
Extent:
5.7 linear meters.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Architectural drawings
Date:
1963-1983
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the Conservation Analytical Laboratory's (CAL) work with Smithsonian Institution curators and collections during the tenures of John H. Olin, Robert M. Organ, Jacqueline S. Olin, and Eleanor McMillan. They also document the Laboratory's extensive training programs and its wide contacts with other museums, both in the United States and abroad.
Restrictions:
Box 13 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 576, Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 576
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0576

The Garden Club of America collection

Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Names:
New York Flower Show  Search this
Extent:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 lantern slides
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Slides (photographs)
Date:
circa 1920-present
Summary:
This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland.

A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Garden Club of America was established in 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the Garden Club of Philadelphia and eleven other garden clubs met to create a national garden club. Its purpose is to foster the knowledge and love of gardening and to restore and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and gardening and conservation efforts. The GCA was incorporated in Delaware in 1923, with its headquarters established in New York City. Today, local clubs are organized under twelve regional zones. The GCA continues its tradition of hosting flower shows and publishing material related to gardening in the United States.

The GCA's glass lantern slides were used by The GCA for presentations and lectures about notable gardens throughout the United States dating back to colonial times. An effort was made in the late 1980s, in preparation of the 75th anniversary of the Garden Club of America's founding, to collect the disbursed slides. These slides were to eventually form the Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens. The informational value of this collection is extensive since a number of images of the more than 4,500 gardens represented show garden designs that have changed over time or no longer exist. While the majority of images document a range of designed upper and upper-middle class gardens throughout the U.S., the scope of the collection is expanding as volunteers photograph and document contemporary gardens including community and vernacular gardens.

The gardens illustrate the design work of dozens of landscape architects including Marian Coffin, Beatrix Farrand, Lawrence Halprin, Hare & Hare, Umberto Innocenti, Gertrude Jekyll, Jens Jensen, Warren Manning, the Olmsted Brothers, Charles Platt, Ellen Biddle Shipman, and Fletcher Steele. Because of their proximity to the gardens, works of notable architects and sculptors may also be featured in the images.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- France  Search this
Gardens -- Italy  Search this
Gardens -- Japan  Search this
Gardens -- Mexico  Search this
Flower shows  Search this
Gardening -- United States -- societies, etc  Search this
Gardens -- England  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- Spain  Search this
Gardens -- Scotland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Lantern slides
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-gca
Online Media:

Program Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
1994-1995, 1998, and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of recordings of programs and training courses created by the Conservation Analytical Laboratory. Topics covered include paper and photograph conservation. Materials include videotapes.
Topic:
Audio-visual education  Search this
Education  Search this
Paper -- Preservation  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Preservation of materials  Search this
Training  Search this
Conservation and restoration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-027, Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-027
See more items in:
Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-027

Quadrangle Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Date:
1984-1987
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that were maintained by Jeffrey LaRiche, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs. The records pertain to the opening of the Quadrangle: the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the National Museum of African Art, the S. Dillon Ripley Center (International Gallery), and the Enid A. Haupt Garden. Most of the records are memoranda documenting the preparation for the opening of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. There are also invitations; letters inviting guests to speak; notes/slides/cassette tapes from various lectures that were given; and memoranda discussing the Smithsonian Press Book about the Quadrangle (mostly in terms of its underground architecture).
Topic:
Museums -- Administration.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 89-136, Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, Quadrangle Records
Identifier:
Accession 89-136
See more items in:
Quadrangle Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa89-136

Director's Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1982-1986
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records related to the Conservation Analytical Laborary's (CAL) participation in the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP), in particular Task Group G which dealt with the Effects on Materials and Cultural Resources. These records were maintained by R. M. Organ, Director (1968-1983) and Lambertus Van Zelst, Director (1985-2004). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, guidelines, data, a black-and-white photograph, and reports.
Topic:
Preservation of materials  Search this
Cultural property -- Protection  Search this
Materials -- Conservation and restoration.  Search this
Acid rain  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-109, Smithsonian Institution, Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Director's Records
Identifier:
Accession 08-109
See more items in:
Director's Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-109

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: South Africa

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
0.31 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 flat box.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa, Southern
South Africa
Date:
1882
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: South America forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Related Materials:
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:
South Africa 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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: South Africa, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.SouthAfrica
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: South Africa
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-02-southafrica

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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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
Online Media:

[Young girl being dried after bath : halftone reproduction of a photograph]

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Servant woman drying a young girl who has just been bathed in a claw-footed, free-standing bathtub.
Local Numbers:
CBA 1722

98-341 (OIPP Neg. No.)
General:
Original image not located since Jan. 1998, but is probably a catalog reproduction.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Domestics  Search this
Bathrooms  Search this
bathing  Search this
Bathtubs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Reproductions
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Baths and Bathing, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Baths and Bathing
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-baths-ref522

Holton Duncan Robinson papers

Creator:
Robinson, Holton Duncan, 1863-1945  Search this
Extent:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Cyanotypes
Clippings
Photographs
Correspondence
Notebooks
Patents
Date:
1889 - 1938
Summary:
Business papers, patents, and photographs of bridges documenting the work of Holton Duncan Robinson, world-renowned engineer in suspension bridge cable design and construction.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of the personal papers and photographs of Holton Duncan Robinson, world famous engineer in suspension bridge cable design and construction. Highlights are his business correspondence, an 1889 notebook containing calculations, and five original patents. The collection also contains numerous photographs, some of a personal nature, but mostly negatives, photographs, and cyanotypes that document bridges and the process of bridge construction, labeled with location and date. While there are many more negatives than photographs, the numbered negatives match with the numbered photographs. Also included are three prints depicting the Waldo-Hancock Bridge in Maine, the Mount Hope Bridge in Rhode Island, and the Canadian Crossing Thousand Islands Bridge. The Robinson family seemed to have used the prints as Christmas cards. Additional background information on Holton Duncan Robinson, including several in-depth biographies and career contributions is also included among the materials.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into one series.

Series 1, Personal Papers, 1889-1938
Biographical / Historical:
Holton Duncan Robinson, the youngest son of Ichabod Harvey and Isabelle (McLeod) Robinson, was born in Massena, New York, on February 7, 1863. Directly after graduating St. Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1886, he worked as a chain man for the civil engineering firm Buck and McNulty.

When the association between Buck and McNulty ended, Robinson continued his vocation with Buck and worked on computations and drawings for various bridges, including the Driving Park Avenue Bridge over the Genesee River at Rochester. Robinson was in charge of many aspects of New York bridge design and construction over the next several years, including the Williamsburg Bridge and Manhattan Bridge. He became chief engineer of the Glyndon Contracting Company in 1907 and designed the footbridge, machinery, and plant used in the construction of previously unseen 21-inch cables. Later in his career, he went on to build cables 30 inches in diameter. In 1910, he resigned as chief engineer of the company and built a bridge in Massena Center, New York, before continuing work on the Manhattan Bridge.

Robinson began work with Mackenzie and Mann in October of 1912 and worked as a bridge engineer consultant for the Canadian Northern Railway Company before resigning in 1914. During World War I, Robinson was employed by the Bureau of Yards and Docks, U.S. Navy, as a supervising engineer on plant extension work for war programs. He remained with the department until December 1919, when he joined forces with Daniel E. Moran and William H. Yates.

In 1920, David B. Steinman, a previous business acquaintance, offered Robinson a position as a partner in an engineering firm. The firm of Robinson and Steinman completed many notable bridge engagements during its 25 years, including design and construction of bridges across the country as well as in Canada, Bolivia, and Brazil. The men were also involved in the design for bridges in Australia, Germany, Spain, and Denmark.

Robinson's inventions included the hydraulically-operated cable-squeezing machine, electrically-operated cable-wrapping machine, flat-band seizings, and a simplified version of cable anchorage. He also helped to develop the Florianópolis type of suspension bridge as well as a method of preventing aerodynamic instability. Because of Robinson's additions to the field, the time it takes to build suspension bridges has been greatly reduced. He became a Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers in January 1929.

Robinson remained active in the bridge construction field until his death on May 7, 1945. He and his wife Frank Brown had two children, daughter Mary Olivia and son Allan McLeod.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Cass Gilbert Collection (AC0214)

Rip Van Winkle Bridge Photographs (AC1027)

Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Records (AC1060)

Parson, Brinckerhuff, Quade and Douglas Records (AC0969)

Nathan W. Morgan Papers (AC0965)
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Ann Robinson Henshaw, Holton Duncan Robinson's granddaughter, in 2007.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Bridges -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Cyanotypes
Clippings
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Correspondence -- 20th century
Notebooks
Patents
Citation:
Holton Duncan Robinson papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0963
See more items in:
Holton Duncan Robinson papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0963
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