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Disasters : stereographs

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
4 Items
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Stereographs
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.) -- 1900-1910
Galveston (Tex.)
Date:
ca. 1880-1906
bulk mostly ca. 1900-1906
Scope and Contents:
Four images of natural disasters, including one of a church in Galveston, Texas, after the "Galveston Disaster"; two lithoprint cards from the San Francisco Fire and Earthquake series; and one unidentified image of a pile of rubble.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
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:
Disasters -- California -- San Francisco -- 1900-1910.  Search this
Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston.  Search this
Earthquakes -- Stereographs -- 1900-1910 -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Floods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1910 -- Black-and-white photoprints
Stereographs -- 1890-1910
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs / Disasters
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2780

California--San Francisco : stereographs

Photographer:
Laurence & Houseworth  Search this
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904  Search this
Publisher:
Laurence & Houseworth  Search this
Names:
Cliff House (San Francisco)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
16 Items
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs
Stereographs
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
ca. 1865-1875
Scope and Contents:
San Francisco and vicinity scenery, including 2 street scenes by Thomas Houseworth & Co., 3 street scenes and a harbor scene by Laurence & Houseworth, 1 view of Mt. Tamalpais by Eadweard J. Muybridge (Helios); and a view of Cliff House.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
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:
Streets -- California.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Landscapes (representations) -- California
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Stereographs -- 1860-1900
Photographs -- 1870-1900 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Stereographs
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs / California--San Francisco
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2843

Nathan W. Morgan Papers

Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
Morgan, Nathan W.  Search this
Names:
American Bridge Company  Search this
Bureau of Public Roads  Search this
Extent:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Pamphlets
Drawings
Photographs
Trade catalogs
Reports
Place:
New York
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
Date:
ca. 1902-1972.
Scope and Contents:
These papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges: scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Morgan on suspension, concrete arch, moveable, steel arch, timber, concrete, steel simple span, cantilever, and stone bridges; photographs of American bridges taken by Morgan, 1938; clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and books on bridge welding, 1909-1959; catalog histories, construction stories, and illustrated pamphlets, 1902-1959; drawings and articles on moveable bridges, 1924; reprints, brochures, technical reports, research reports, bridge authority reports and advertising for highway bridges, chiefly in New York and San Francisco, 1918-1959; unsorted clippings on highway bridges, bridge welding, and tunnels, 1954-1968; seven binders of bridge photographs, 1922-1937; and clippings and photographs of bridge construction design, 1969-1972.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Nathan W. Morgan, government civil engineer, worked for the American Bridge Company, 1916-1925, and for the Bureau of Public Roads, Bridge Division, 1925-1961.
Provenance:
Donated by Nathan W. Morgan to the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), Division of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, in 1964.
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:
Concrete bridges  Search this
Iron and steel bridges  Search this
Tunnels  Search this
welding  Search this
Moveable bridges  Search this
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Pamphlets -- 20th century
Drawings -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Trade catalogs
Reports
Citation:
Nathan W. Morgan Papers, 1902-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0965
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0965

Alexander Van Valen Papers

Creator:
Van Valen, Alexander  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Maps
Diaries
Daguerreotypes
Painted photographs
Photographs
Hand coloring
Place:
California
California -- San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.) -- 1840-1850
Date:
1849-1850
Summary:
Personal papers of Alexander Van Valen documenting his participation in the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists mostly of the personal papers of Alexander Van Valen during his journey and subsequent stay in San Francisco, California, to participate in the Gold Rush,1849-1850. Of particular interest are the founding documents of the mining company, his 85 page journal, and his many letters, mostly to and from his wife Susan. Also included are portraits and daguerreotypes of his family. This collection is especially valuable to researchers who are interested in the California Gold Rush, nineteenth century maritime travel, business history, and migration.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1, Personal Papers, 1849-1850

Series 2, Other Materials, 1849-1850
Biographical / Historical:
Alexander Van Valen was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on June 25, 1819. He married Susan Maria Talmage, and the couple had twin daughters, Catharine Eliza and Sarah Maria, born June 2, 1845. Van Valen served as treasurer of the California Gold Mining Company, one of many companies formed to participate in the 1849 California Gold Rush. Funded by two wealthy New York merchants, Henry A. Kerr and B. S. Clark, the company consisted of Van Valen and four men other men. Van Valen and his business partners agreed to spend two summers in California and pay Kerr and Clark one quarter of any profits made. Van Valen sailed aboard the San Francisco-bound Hersilia on January 22, 1849. Once in California, he and his company decided to try to strike it rich, first along the Mokelumne River and then up the San Joaquin River to Stockton. The trip proved unsuccessful, and Van Valen returned to New York less than two years later. He died on November 24, 1869.
Provenance:
Purchased by the National Museum of American History from Cowan's Historic Americana Auctions in 2006.
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:
Mining  Search this
Gold mines and mining  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 19th century
Maps -- 19th century
Diaries -- 19th century
Daguerreotypes
Painted photographs
Photographs -- Daguerreotypes -- 1840-1860
Hand coloring
Citation:
Alexander Van Valen Papers, 1849-1850, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0935
See more items in:
Alexander Van Valen Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0935
Online Media:

Irving C. Root photographs of the Philippines

Creator:
Root, Irving C.  Search this
Names:
Stratton, H.H. (photographer or publisher)  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (cyanotype)
850 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
200 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
97 Prints (halftone)
13 Prints (albumen)
Culture:
Ifugao (Philippine people)  Search this
Filipinos  Search this
Igorot (Philippine people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Negatives
Photographs
Place:
Japan
China
San Francisco (Calif.)
Hawaii
Philippines
Date:
circa 1900, 1912-1919
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Irving C. Root documenting people, industry, and culture in the Philippines in the 1910s. They include images of Igorot people, industry, and ceremonies, as well as Philippine landscapes and wildlife, agriculture, markets, architecture, events, and military. There are also a number of prints made circa 1900, mostly of military installations and personnel, and some images of the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair (Panama-Pacific International Exposition), Hawaii, Japan, and China. Most of the prints are mounted on unbound pages from two photo albums. Halftone prints were made by H. H. Stratton of San Francisco, California.
Biographical/Historical note:
Irving C. Root was an agricultural officer for the US Department of Agriculture.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 84-31, USNM ACC 362991
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Philippine artifacts collected by Root can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 362991.
Additional photographs of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition can be found in the Archives of American Art in AAA 154.
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing. Copy prints are available and many of the negatives correspond to prints from the albums.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Markets  Search this
Architecture -- Philippines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 84-31, Irving C. Root photographs of the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.84-31
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-84-31

Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
United States War Department  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-5115]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393944

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
United States Bureau of Mines  Search this
United States Department of the Interior  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-3392]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388769

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
10 x 8;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-3396]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388863

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-3428]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389031

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
10 x 8;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4018]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390019

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
10 x 8;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4023]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390020

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
10 x 8;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4024]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390021

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-4016]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390353

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
United States Department of the Interior  Search this
United States Bureau of Education a  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4271]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390390

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
University of Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station  Search this
Association of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Animal culture  Search this
Dairy farming  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4272]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390391

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
University of Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station  Search this
Association of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Animal culture  Search this
Dairy farming  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4274]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390392

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Association of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations  Search this
New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4276]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390393

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
United States Department of the Interior  Search this
United States Bureau of Education a  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-4277]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390643

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
United States Department of the Interior  Search this
United States Bureau of Education a  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-4313]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390647

Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
United States Department of the Treasury  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1915
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-4406]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390660

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