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Administrative Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Latino Working Committee  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Digital images
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Electronic records
Date:
1986-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the administrative records which document the creation and activities of the Latino Working Committee (LWC). The LWC was established in May 1988 under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service and Museums. Its purpose is to addresses issues of concern to Latino communities within the Smithsonian Institution; to foster the awareness of Latino history, arts, and culture; and to increase the participation of Latinos in evaluating and structuring the representation of Latino culture at the Smithsonian. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; project records; meeting agenda and minutes; reports; proposals; images; brochures; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Committees  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- Ethnic identity  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- Social life and customs  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- History  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Diversity in the workplace  Search this
Hispanic American art  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Digital images
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-204, Smithsonian Institution, Latino Working Committee, Administrative Records
Identifier:
Accession 10-204
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Administrative Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-204

Program Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Picture postcards
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Caribbean Area
Date:
1986-1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the planning and execution of the Caribbean Festival of the Arts in its entirety, from initial planning through its closing. Subjects include finances, personnel, programming, publicity, and operations.
Topic:
Art festivals  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Picture postcards
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 91-059
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa91-059

Uncle Sam / Supplying / the World / with Berry Bros. Hard Oil Finish [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Berry Brothers, Ltd. (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Lithographer:
Henry Seibert & Bro.  Search this
Names:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
English  Search this
French  Search this
Irish  Search this
Russians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Scope and Contents:
Uncle Sam in left handing out square cans of Hard Oil Finish to various nationalities. Possibly made for or distributed at the World's Fair in Chicago, 1893, although there is no evidence on the card itself.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000161-1.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000161-2.tif (AC Scan No.)
General:
Paint, Box 1, Folder Berry Bros.
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:
Globalism  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
advertising  Search this
Paint  Search this
Varnish and varnishing  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints / 1: Business Records and Marketing Material / B
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-paints-ref615
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Uncle Sam Supplying the World with / Berry Brothers' Architectural / Finishes. [Trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Berry Brothers, Ltd. (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Names:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder Berry Bros
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
English  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Scottish  Search this
Dutch  Search this
Russians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Scope and Contents:
Uncle Sam at left giving John Bull some varnish. Other nationalities in background: Holland walking away at right with can of varnish. Back text lists four kinds of varnish for sale. Possibly made for or distributed at at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, although there is no evidence of this connection on the card.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000166 (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000167 (AC Scan No.)
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:
advertising  Search this
Paint  Search this
Varnish and varnishing  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
John Bull (Symbolic character)  Search this
Globalism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints / 1: Business Records and Marketing Material / B
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-paints-ref616
Online Media:

TOURISTS' GUIDE / TO POINTS IN AND NEAR THE CITY OF MEXICO / Compliments of the / SHORTEST / QUICKEST / AND MOST / PICTURESQUE / ROUTE / BETWEEN / MEXICO / AND THE / UNITED / STATES [booklet]

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 6-3/4" x 5-1/8".)
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Mexicans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Booklets
Pamphlets
Place:
Mexico -- description and travel
Mexico -- 19th century
Date:
1890
Scope and Contents:
Softbound, 36 pp. Guidebook covers Monterey, Topo Chico, Catorce, Bocas, San Luis Potosi, San Miguel and Celaya, Acambaro and Toluca, Ocovocac and La Cima, Morelia and Patzcuaro, and Mexico City. Contains many small illustrations, including some in color. On front cover, an illustration of Uncle Sam shaking hands with a dark-skinned Mexican man with a moustache, sombrero, and serape. On back cover: LAREDO- / ROUTE / Mexican / National / R.R.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001233.tif (AC Scan No.: front cover)

96-3306 (SI Photo, back cover)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Americans Experience Mexico," Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2010; Craig Orr, curator.
Publication:
New York., Press of C.G. Crawford., 1890
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
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:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Railroads -- Mexico  Search this
Tourism -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Booklets
Pamphlets -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Mexico, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Mexico
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Mexico / Tour Guides
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-02-mexico-ref537

Art Palace [illustrated note card]

Creator:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 3-13/16 x 5-9/16 in.)
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Illustrated note cards
Place:
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- 1900-1910
Missouri -- 1900-1910
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents:
Front depicts image on card and verso contains handwritten note: "Please forward all our mail to 4248 [West] Belle Place, St. Louis Mo."
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001605-1.tif (AC Scan, Front)

AC0060.0001605-2.tif (AC Scan, Back)
Exhibitions Note:
Shown in Archives Center display, "Meet Me in St. Louis"--A Year Late: Remembering the Louisiana Purchase at the 1904 World's Fair," 2003.
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:
Architecture -- Missouri -- Saint Louis  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Illustrated note cards
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions / Images, Keepsakes, Promotional Material, Publications, and Other / ST. LOUIS
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-world-ref561
Online Media:

Melican Man he mus dlink Tea an den he get / so fat like me [caption at top of card] [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Union Pacific Tea Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 5, Folder Union Pacific Tea Co
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Uncle Sam sitting on left, fat Chinese man on right, drinking tea, with teapot next to foot. Chinese man's back to viewer, wearing red shirt. Uncle Sam, in top hat, blue cutaway coat, and plaid pants, looks nervous or apprehensive.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000208.tif (AC Scan No.: recto)

AC0060-0000209.tif (AC Scan No.: verso)
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:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Racism  Search this
Coffee  Search this
Tea  Search this
advertising  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea / Business Records and Marketing Material / Union Pacific Tea Company / Marketing Material / Trade Cards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tea-ref648
Online Media:

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Textiles

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
12.77 Cubic feet (consisting of 26.5 boxes, 1 folder, 7 oversize folders, 2 map case folders, 1 flat box (partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Print advertising
Periodicals
Publications
Advertising cards
Advertising mail
Printed ephemera
Patterns
Catalogues
Designs (textile)
Sales catalogs
Business cards
Legal records
Contracts
Textiles
Trade catalogs
Exhibition catalogs
Advertising
Advertisements
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Designs
Printed material
Labels
Instructional materials
Trademarks
Legal documents
Trade cards
Legislation (legal concepts)
Ephemera
Samples
Manuals
Sample books
Design patents
Advertising fliers
Illustrations
Catalogs
Sales letters
Business letters
Correspondence
Manufacturers' catalogs
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Invoices
Photographs
Sales records
Printed materials
Fabrics
Trade literature
Business ephemera
Receipts
Commercial catalogs
Date:
1784-1970
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:
This material is concentrated on the 19th century United States textile manufacture and trade, and the sale of textiles in the form of bale, bolt, roll, and fabric to commercial vendors or consumers as source material to make other goods. The first series contains day-to-day records of dealers and vendors, plus advertising and marketing material. Artisan and home production of goods are virtually not covered but are a couple of incidental publications related to arts, crafts (rugs, weaving, looms), and more refined work such as tapestry. The import/export of textiles is well represented with a large volume of records, which may also provide some insight into the shipping industry.

There is not much on the infrastructure of the industry in the way of directories, trade journals, trade associations, along with manufacturing and plants, though there are a few examples of each. There are virtually no catalogues, except for a few thin ones that were filed by company name. While not extensive, the sample books and swatches offer a glimpse into product lines. Material types offers limited, specific information on certain varieties such as cotton, wool, linen, rayon, etc. Thread might be incidentally present but is not specifically included since there is already a dedicated subject category for it.

There is a healthy sampling of product labels. A handful of intellectual property related documents cover protections of designs, plus patents and trademarks. There is a small bulk of publications related to tariffs and the wool industry.

Clothing patterns, home economics, sewing and seamstresses, household use of textiles (furniture covering, as a cleaning tool, bedding/pillows, etc.) are not covered within this category. Researchers should also look at any of a number of other Warshaw categories, particularly those related to clothing, hosiery, dry goods, furniture, curtains, etc. for period popularity of certain materials and patterns.
Arrangement:
Textiles is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
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:
Textiles 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:
Trade associations  Search this
Patents  Search this
Cotton textile industry  Search this
Fabrics, including spinning and weaving  Search this
Tapestry  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Textile manufacture  Search this
Textile design -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources  Search this
Textile crafts  Search this
Textile  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Tapestry -- Design  Search this
Textiles -- India  Search this
Labels -- Design  Search this
Textile fabrics in art  Search this
Textile fibers, Synthetic -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Cotton picking machinery  Search this
Wool, Artificial  Search this
Cotton manufacture  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Cotton picking  Search this
Textile fabrics -- 20th century  Search this
Textile fibers, Synthetic  Search this
Trademarks -- Design  Search this
Silk industry  Search this
Textile fibers, Synthetic Dyeing  Search this
Textile industry  Search this
Cotton industry  Search this
Tapestry -- Technique  Search this
Cotton growing  Search this
Cotton -- 1890-1910  Search this
Textile mills  Search this
Synthetic fabrics  Search this
Consumer goods -- Catalogs  Search this
Textile industry -- 1900-1910  Search this
Genre/Form:
Print advertising
Periodicals
Publications
Advertising cards
Advertising mail
Printed ephemera
Patterns
Catalogues
Designs (textile)
Sales catalogs
Business cards
Legal records
Contracts
Textiles
Trade catalogs
Exhibition catalogs
Advertising
Advertisements
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Designs
Printed material
Labels
Instructional materials
Trademarks
Legal documents
Trade cards
Legislation (legal concepts)
Ephemera
Samples
Manuals
Sample books
Design patents
Advertising fliers
Illustrations
Catalogs
Sales letters
Business letters
Correspondence
Manufacturers' catalogs
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Invoices
Photographs
Sales records
Printed materials
Fabrics
Trade literature
Business ephemera
Publications -- Business
Receipts
Commercial catalogs
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Textiles, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Textiles
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Textiles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-textiles
Online Media:

Roosevelt scoured Africa: The Gold Dust Twins Scour America. [Print advertising.]

Advertiser:
Fairbank, N.K., Company  Search this
Names:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (28 x 21.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Print advertising
Outdoor advertising.
Posters
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Poster reproduction.
Reprinted in 1959.
Local Numbers:
Ivorydata4 927

0300600095 (Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Reproduction restrictions due to copyright.
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:
African Americans  Search this
Statue of Liberty National Monument (N.Y. and N.J.)  Search this
Cleaning  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Twins  Search this
Genre/Form:
Print advertising
Outdoor advertising.
Posters
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-soap-ref601

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
11.39 Cubic feet (consisting of 25 boxes, 2 folders, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Examinations (documents)
Speeches
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Reports
Sales records
Trade literature
Print advertising
Business cards
Programs
Training manuals
Invoices
Publications
Business records
Advertising cards
Advertising mail
Certificates
Business ephemera
Manuals
Sales letters
Awards
Dance cards
Business letters
Commercial correspondence
Ephemera
Illustrations
Photographs
Sermons
Letterheads
Advertising
Printed ephemera
Catalogues
Theater programs
Report cards
Receipts
Advertising fliers
Legal documents
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Lesson books
Periodicals
School records
Date:
1745-1973
bulk 1840-1930
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:
Most materials present are records and information related to specific schools and institutions and their operations. There are no complete records for any single organization. K-12 public, private schools are represented, as well as colleges, universities, vocational training, plus home study, correspondence courses, Sunday Schools and some religious instruction. HBCUs are not represented, though there may be a general item or two related to one or more of the HBCU schools. There is a sampling of teaching and learning tools such as workbooks, textbooks, and curriculum guides, plus publications for educators. A portion of the material focuses on administration and the profession of education. Student Services and Engagement covers the social aspects of higher education.
Arrangement note:
Schools is arranged in two subseries.

Institutions

By Name

Administration and Records

Genre

Advertisements

Images

Instruction and Learning: Tools and Resources

Post Family Education Records

Serial Publications for Educators and Administrators
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:
Schools 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:
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.
Occupation:
Educators  Search this
Topic:
Student activities  Search this
Education, Higher  Search this
Colleges  Search this
College teachers  Search this
Teachers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Musical productions  Search this
Students  Search this
College administrators  Search this
Education  Search this
Home economics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Dance  Search this
College graduates -- 1840-1860  Search this
Education, Elementary  Search this
High schools -- Alumni and alumnae  Search this
College students -- 1900-1910  Search this
Art  Search this
Music  Search this
Primers  Search this
Vocational education  Search this
Schools  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Education -- 19th century  Search this
Kindergarten  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Dances  Search this
Classrooms  Search this
Theater  Search this
High school student activities  Search this
Women -- Education  Search this
Universities and colleges  Search this
Lesson plans  Search this
Students -- 1940-1950  Search this
Universities and colleges -- Administration  Search this
Musical performances  Search this
Education -- school buildings  Search this
State universities and colleges  Search this
Students -- 19th century  Search this
Medical colleges -- Faculty  Search this
Commencement ceremonies  Search this
High school athletes  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Medical colleges  Search this
Musicals  Search this
Elementary schools  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Examinations (documents)
Speeches
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Reports
Sales records
Trade literature
Print advertising
Business cards
Programs -- Graduation ceremonies -- 1930-1940
Training manuals -- 20th century
Invoices
Publications
Business records
Advertising cards
Advertising mail
Certificates
Business ephemera
Manuals
Sales letters
Awards
Dance cards
Business letters
Commercial correspondence
Certificates -- School attendance -- 1930-1940 -- Illinois
Ephemera
Illustrations
Photographs
Sermons
Letterheads
Publications -- Business
Advertising
Printed ephemera
Catalogues
Theater programs
Report cards
Receipts
Advertising fliers
Legal documents
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Lesson books
Periodicals
School records
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Schools
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-schools
Online Media:

To cure the Chinese famine he acknowledges the "Fame In" Paragon Dried Beef [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Henry Mayo & Co.  Search this
Names:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
On left stands an emaciated Chinese man in kuli hat with queue, behind him are two presumably dead Chinese men and a pagoda off in the distance. In the right foreground stands Uncle Sam (blue jacket, red/white striped pants) offering the Chinese man Paragon Dried Beef.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000139.tif (AC Scan No.)
General:
In Box No. 3, Folder Mayo, Henry.
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:
Famines in mass media  Search this
advertising  Search this
Meat  Search this
Dried beef  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Meat, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Meat
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Meat / Business Records and Marketing Material / M
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-meat-ref678

No More Chinese / cheap labor / Celluloid / Cuffs, Collars / & Bosoms [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Donaldson Brothers (Five Points, New York)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, .)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
A female figure in patriotic dress, holding a shield marked "invention," points to the "cheap labor" text, while a Chinese man at left holds his head, possibly weeping, while Uncle Sam looks on with a smile. A sign says "Gon Up / Chinese / laundry" and the caption at the bottom is: "'Othello' s occupation gone' the handwriting on the wall."
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000079-1.tif; AC0060-0000079-2.tif
General:
In Box 16, Folder 1.
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:
Laundry  Search this
Collars  Search this
Celluloid  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Celluloid -- Collars  Search this
Racism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Men's Clothing, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Men's Clothing
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Men's Clothing / 3: Publications / Articles, Paper Furnishing Goods (1872), Hygienic Clothing (1892), Linen Collar and Cuff Manufacture (undated), Clothing, (undated)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-men-ref553
Online Media:

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Glassware

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
4.89 Cubic feet (consisting of 10.5 boxes, 2 folders, 5 oversize folders, 2 map case folders.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Business cards
Publications
Trade catalogs
Advertisements
Sales catalogs
Business letters
Printed materials
Receipts
Printed material
Invoices
Illustrations
Business ephemera
Letterheads
Design patents
Advertising mail
Patents
Print advertising
Catalogs
Sales records
Advertising
Trade cards
Advertising fliers
Periodicals
Catalogues
Manufacturers' catalogs
Advertising cards
Commercial correspondence
Ephemera
Printed ephemera
Manuals
Reports
Commercial catalogs
Trade literature
Sales letters
Legal documents
Correspondence
Mail order catalogs
Date:
1804-1967
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Glassware 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:
Covers glassware in its many forms and application including in building design and sculpture, both as a structural and an aesthetic component, in lighting, in art as a medium and as a method to protect and display art (picture frames, cases, etcetera.), in industry (insulators, electronics), in transportation (lighthouses, railroad signal glasses, headlamps), and in science with medical and lab supplies and instruments, and equipment such as telescopes. Daily and practical use consumer products feature prominently in the form of household and decorative goods (jarring, canning, dish and serving ware, daily and special use), windows, lamps and lighting, storage of liquids and solids, including detergents, medicine storage, plus beverages and foodstuffs, and cleaning of glass. Colored, ornamental, ground, etched, leaded, stained, and mosaic glasswork related material appears sporadically. China and other ceramic and pottery breakable wear is sometimes categorized along with clear, cut, opaque, and colored glass. Related aspects, such as stoppers, are also included.

Collection materials represent a sampling of businesses and products. The Patent and Design folder has numerous submission summaries, along with schematics, some hand drawn, and a few blueprints, mostly related to bottle design. A limited amount of industry publications and union documents are present, especially for the Glass Workers.
Arrangement:
Glassware is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
Partial List of Companies in the Oversize Materials:
Oversize materials include, but are not limited to the following companies:

Averbeck, M.J., New York, NY

Cleveland Glass Works, Cleveland, NY

Cold Spring Distilling Company Cincinatti, OH

Craft House Williamsburg Restoration, Inc. Williamsburg, VA

Cullen & Newman Knoxville, TN

French, Richards, and Company Philadelphia, PA

Glassware: Union Wages and Rules

Jones, Thomas New York, NY

Libby Owens Ford Class Company Manufacturers of Safety Glass Location unknown

Metropolitan Plate Glass Insurance Company New York, NY

Morgantown, WV

New Jersey Plate Glass Insurance Company Newark, NJ

New York Plate Glass Insurance Company New York, NY

Seneca Glass Company

Smalley, A.G. and Company Boston, MA

Woods, Sherwood and Company Lowell, MA
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:
Glassware 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.
Occupation:
Stained glass artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Glass manufacture  Search this
Glassware  Search this
Glassware -- Catalogs  Search this
Glass art -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Glass artists  Search this
Consumer goods -- Catalogs  Search this
Mail-order business -- Catalogs  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Sales promotion  Search this
Trade associations  Search this
advertising -- Business ephemera  Search this
Mosaics  Search this
Etching -- Technique  Search this
Windows  Search this
Stained glass artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Business cards
Publications -- Business
Trade catalogs
Advertisements
Sales catalogs
Business letters
Printed materials
Receipts
Printed material
Invoices
Illustrations
Business ephemera
Letterheads
Design patents
Advertising mail
Patents
Print advertising
Catalogs
Sales records
Advertising
Trade cards
Advertising fliers
Periodicals
Catalogues
Manufacturers' catalogs
Advertising cards
Commercial correspondence
Ephemera
Printed ephemera
Manuals
Reports
Commercial catalogs
Publications
Trade literature
Sales letters
Legal documents
Correspondence
Mail order catalogs
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Glassware, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Glassware
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Glassware
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-glassware
Online Media:

Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream [advertisement]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
A.S. Hinds  Search this
Printer:
Forbes Lith. Co. (Boston & N.Y.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 14
Culture:
Asians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Advertisements
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Caption: "For the hands, face, skin and complexion." Color illustration showing various ethnic figures in back and foreground, including Uncle Sam (right, with an American flag in his hat), leprechauns, Asians, etc. Printer credit to Forbest Lith Co., Boston & N.Y.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000053.tif (AC Scan No.)
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:
Flags -- United States  Search this
Leprechauns  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements
Trade cards -- 19th century
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 Subject Categories: Cosmetics
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Cosmetics / 1: Manufacturers, Distributors, and Retailers / Hinds, A.S., Portland, Maine
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-cosmetics-ref547

MS 7403 "Indians painted by A. Zeno Shindler, Artist, United States National Museum" Lists

Creator:
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Names:
United States National Museum -- Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Lists
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes a list with Indian names and another with negative numbers and some personal or tribal names.
Biographical / Historical:
Shindler painted portraits of American Indians that were purchased by the Blackmore Museum in England. He also painted photographs of American Indians that were exhibited in the United States National Museum. The lists probably pertain to these projects.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7403
Topic:
Art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lists
Citation:
Manuscript 7403, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7403
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7403

MS 7135 Fielding Lucas Jr. Scrapbook, including illustrations and original watercolor and wash sketches of James Otto Lewis

Artist:
Lewis, James Otto, 1799-1858  Search this
Hary, John W.  Search this
Publisher:
Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854  Search this
Names:
American Fur Company  Search this
Bainbridge, William  Search this
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828  Search this
Cobbett, William  Search this
Going Cloud  Search this
Key-way-wo-wut  Search this
O-Car-Gee-Wick  Search this
Thomson, James  Search this
Werner, Goliah  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Castle Rock (Lake District, England)
Date:
ca. 1814-30
Scope and Contents:
Some of the original watercolor and wash drawings are included in the scrapbook, including: Indian canoes, page 200 in McKenney's Sketch; View of the Urn, Lake Superior page 361; Grave of a Chippewa Child on the Island Opposite Fond du Lac (Minnesota) page 305; Cave Rock, South Shore of Lake Superior, page 364; Oblique View of the Doric Rock of Lake Superior (unpublished): Front View of the Doric Rock, page 225; Castle Rock, South Shore, Lake Superior, page 363; View of the Urn, Lake Superior (and the Monument), page 362; Skeleton of a Chippewa Indian's Lodge, page 418; Chippewa Lodge, of poles, covered with birch bark, unpublished; Chippewa Widow, page 292; Key-way-wo-wut, or Going Cloud, page 327, O-Car-Gee-Wick, page 314; Chippewa Chief with His Calumet and Pouch, page 331; Indian Dog Train, page 196; another view of Doric Rock, unpublished; another view of the Urn, unpublished; Front view of American Fur Company's Building, Fond du Lac, Minnesota, page 276, and a view of the gathering for the Treaty of Fond du Lac, 1826, page 311.
Also a drawing by John W. Hary (?) showing how Eskimos at Hudson Bay caught fish. Other original, unidentified artwork, a certificate of membership in the Baltimore Beneficial Society, and samples of printing of bank papers are included. There are, in addition, engraved portraits and title pages and illustrations from publications. The portraits include De Witt Clinton, William Cobbett, James Thomson, Goliah Werner, and William Bainbridge. The materials from publications include items from The Chemist and National Recreations, or Holiday Amusements and Robert Stuart's Dictionary of Architecture and A Descriptive History of the Steam Engine (all printed by Knight and Lacy of London); Citizen of the World, Edwin and Anelina; The Works of Robert Bruns, The Works of Thomas Moore, Thackery's Vicar of Wakefield; and other unidentified publications.
Biographical / Historical:
Lucas was an owner of a printing and publishing firm in Baltimore. In 1827, it issued Thomas L. McKenney's A Sketch of a Tour to the Lakes, which was illustrated after drawings by James Otto Lewis.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7135
Topic:
Doric Rock  Search this
Urn burial  Search this
Cave Rock  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Mortuary customs  Search this
Habitations and other structures  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Pipe  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Transportation  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Bark preparation  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Government and politics  Search this
Federal-Indian relations  Search this
Art, miscellaneous  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7135, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7135
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MS 7135 Fielding Lucas Jr. Scrapbook, including illustrations and original watercolor and wash sketches of James Otto Lewis
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7135

Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings

Creator:
Sun, Ming-ju  Search this
Donor:
Sun, Ming-ju  Search this
Sun, Ming-ju  Search this
Names:
Garfinckel's (Department store)  Search this
Artist:
Ambrose, Amie  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Catalogs
Advertisements
Tear sheets
Paper dolls
Date:
undated
circa 1972-2002
Summary:
Fashion drawings and the photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun while as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of the fashion drawings and photographic work of Ming-Ju Sun as an employee of Garfinckel's Department Store and as an independent artist. The collection includes examples of her original artwork, newspaper advertisement tear sheets, and photographic slides of her work, fashion illustration coloring books, fashion catalogs, and other items that provide information about fashion advertising. The bulk of these materials depict women's fashions and range in date from 1972 to 1983. This collection would be of interest to those researching advertising art in the 20th century, fashion and costume design, and fashion history.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in two series.

Series 1: Fashion Drawings, circa 1972-2002, undated

Series 2: Fashion Catalogs, circa 1972-1989
Related Materials:
Other collections in the Archives Center that relate to women's fashion include: Carolyn and Donald Grepke Paper Doll Collection, 1895-1991(# 752), Joseph Magnin Poster Collection, 1963-1968 (#355), Division of Costume Audiovisual Collection, 1928-1989 (# 801), Priscilla of Boston Collection, 1940-1994 (#557) and California Shop Records, 1938-1942 (#572).
Provenance:
Ming-Ju Sun donated the materials in 2005.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. All duplication requests must by reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Fashion merchandising  Search this
advertising -- Clothing and dress -- 1970-2010  Search this
advertising -- Clothing trade -- 1970-2010  Search this
advertising -- Fashion -- 1970-2010  Search this
Women -- Employment  Search this
Women in business -- 1970-2010  Search this
Advertising art -- 20th century  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings -- 20th century
Catalogs
Advertisements
Tear sheets
Paper dolls
Citation:
Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings, 1972-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0897
See more items in:
Ming-Ju Sun Garfinckel's Fashion Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0897

Alixa Naff photographs of Europe, the Middle East and the Mediterranean and audio tapes on Mediterranean folklore

Creator:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Extent:
28 color prints
13 sound tapes (open reel)
1,500 Slides (circa 1500 black & white and color slides)
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
1 Boxe (35 mm acetate negatives)
Culture:
Arabs  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color prints
Sound tapes
Slides
Prints
Photographs
Audiotapes
Place:
Lebanon
Turkey
Egypt
Greece
Syria
Spain
England
Date:
circa 1957-1972
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs taken by Alixa Naff between 1957 and the early 1970s on trips to England, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, and open reel audio tapes of interviews regarding Syrian-Lebanese folklore that Naff conducted in 1965 in the Lebanese Village of Rashaya al-Wadi. Comprising this collection are images of cities, structures, art, people, activities, and scenery, and two folders of Dr. Naff's notes relating to the recorded interviews. Photographic formats include 35mm slides, black and white prints, and 35mm negatives. Naff annotated many of the slide mounts or verso of prints with descriptions and identifications.
Biographical Note:
Alixa Naff began collecting Arab folklore in 1962 when she visited 16 communities in the U.S. and eastern Canada. After earning her MA and PhD, she taught at California State University, Chico, and at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Naff left academia in 1977 to research and collect material relating to the Arab immigrant experience (particularly Syrian and Lebanese immigrants from the turn of the 20th century). In 1984, with prompting from Richard Ahlborn, curator of the Smithsonian Institution Community Life Division (now the Department of Cultural Affairs), Naff donated her collection of Arab immigrant material. Naff eventually became the archivist of the "Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection", named in honor of her parents, at National Museum of American History Archives Center.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2011-02
Location of Other Archival Materials:
One reel of 8mm film of Zahle, Lebanon was donated with this collection. It has been relocated to the Human Studies Film Archives.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History holds the Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection and several other Naff accessions.
The National Anthropological Archives also holds a 1950 map of Cairo donated by Alixa Naff (MS 7449).
Restrictions:
Negatives are not available for viewing. Some restrictions on open reel audio tapes.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Art  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Audiotapes
Citation:
Photo Lot 2011-02, Alixa Naff photographs of Europe, the Middle East and the Mediterranean and audio tapes on Mediterranean folklore, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-02
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2011-02

Clark Maddock Collection

Topic:
Mr. Goodwrench
Advertiser:
General Motors Corporation  Search this
Creator:
Maddock, Clark, 1912-1988  Search this
Donor:
Frederick, Jeffry A.  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Letters
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Watercolor drawings
Storyboards
Clippings
Awards
Fliers (printed matter)
Design drawings
Date:
1931 - 1994
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the life and career of Clark Maddock, from his early years as a bandleader, through his work in the advertising industry and subsequent retirement. There are clippings and a few photographs relating to his musical career, but most of the collection relates to his work in the advertising industry for several ad agencies, and includes original artwork for print advertisements (especially GM's "Mr. Goodwrench" campaign) letters, flyers, a sketchbook, drawings, storyboards, photographs, and awards.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Maddock was an artist who worked for several decades in the advertising industry. He graduated from the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, worked on campaigns for GM, Dow, Goodrich, Sohio, and other, while employed by several ad agencies. After retirement he lived in Hawaii where he edited a local newspaper and devoted more time to his watercolors, which were exhibited in local galleries.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2015 by Maddock's grandson, Jeffry Frederick.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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.
Occupation:
Band directors  Search this
Commercial artists  Search this
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Commercial art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Sketchbooks
Photographs -- 20th century
Watercolor drawings
Storyboards
Clippings
Awards
Fliers (printed matter)
Design drawings -- 20th century
Citation:
Clark Maddock Collection, 1931-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1346
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1346

Francis M. Mair Papers

Donor:
Mair, LaVeda  Search this
Creator:
Mair, Francis M., 1916-1991 (commercial artist)  Search this
Names:
Landor Associates  Search this
United States. Naval Training School  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Extent:
56 Cubic feet (104 Boxes, 40 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Beverage labels
Fruit crate labels
Labels
Place:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1935-1994
Summary:
Client files, administrative files, artwork, and collected food labels from graphic and industrial designer Francis Mair. Mair specialized in beverage labels and packaging during his many years with Landor Associates in San Francisco. Late in his career, he directed Landor's Museum of Packaging History. His prolific freelance career included designs for furniture, decorative arts, letterhead, and corporate images. His personal artwork included alphabets, typefaces, and sketchbooks. Much of his personal artwork is humorous or erotic.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists largely of client files and artwork from Mair's years with Landor Associates and his freelance design work. Mair's specialty was the design of beverage containers, labels, and packaging, and there is a significant body of material produced for West Coast and national breweries and wineries. Mair also managed Landor's Museum of Packaging Antiquities, and there are several boxes of the Museum's administrative files. Of particular interest is Mair's large collection of historical and contemporary wine, liquor, and fruit crate labels (both foreign and domestic). The labels seem to have served as an inspiration and a record of his work, as well as documentation of historical packaging for the Museum. Mair's freelance clients were diverse, though most of them were small businesses and organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to food and beverage labels, these commissions included posters, promotional materials, letterhead and personal announcements, invitations, and cards. Lastly, the collection includes personal artwork and records of entrepreneurial projects (such as the Flexigon, a flexible geometric toy).
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into eight series.

Series 1, Professional Materials, 1956-1991, undated

Series 2, Landor Associates Files, 1946-1993, undated

Series 3, Landor Museum of Packaging Antiquities, 1960-1989, undated

Series 4, Freelance Client Files, 1946-1989, undated

Series 5, United States Naval Training School, Radio Chicago, 1943-1945, undated

Sereis 6, Personal Artwork and Designs, 1935-1994, undated

Series 7, Reference Files, 1950-1985, undated

Series 8, Labels, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Francis Marion Mair was born in Streator, Illinois to Alexander Morrison Mair and Jessie C. Williams on May 5, 1916. He began his career as an artist and designer at the University of Illinois School of Design in Chicago receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting in 1938. That year he joined the United States Navy and where he designed visual aids for the Naval Training School in Chicago, Illinois. Even at this early stage in his career, acute design sense and humor are evident in his work. In 1949, he joined Landor Associates in San Francisco, California where he worked for forty years, retiring in 1989. At Landor, he specialized in designing packaging and labeling for beverages. He also was the director of Landor's Museum of Packaging History which shared quarters with Landor Associates on the Ferryboat Klamath. Throughout his career, Mair took on diverse freelance projects. One of his most successful was the Suva line of rattan furniture and decorative objects for Decorative Imports. Mair published articles in Advertising Age, Industrial Design, Advertising Techniques, and Wines and Vines. Mair died on April 29, 1991 in Contra Costa County, California.
Related Archival Materials:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Walter Landor and Associates (AC0500)

NW Ayer Advertising Agenecy Records (AC0059)

Hills Bros. Coffee Company Records (AC395)

Emmett McBain Afro American Adertising Poster Collection (AC0192)

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana (AC0060)

Marilyn E. Jacklear Memorial Collection of Tobacco Advertisements (AC1224)

Marlboro Oral History and Documentation Project (AC0198)
Related Materials:
A glass final production version of a French's mustard jar and three hand-carved, solid-wood prototypes for this jar are in the Museum's Division of Work and Industry. These were found in Mair's home studio.
Provenance:
Collection donated by LaVeda Mair, April 23, 1996.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Copyright for a portion of the collection held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Topic:
advertising -- 20th century  Search this
Beverages -- advertising -- 1940-1990  Search this
Commercial art -- 1940-1990  Search this
Design, Industrial  Search this
Erotica  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Labels -- Alcoholic beverages  Search this
Labels -- Crates -- Fruit  Search this
Liquors -- advertising -- 1940-1990  Search this
Nudes  Search this
Nudity  Search this
Packaging  Search this
Rattan furniture  Search this
Toys  Search this
Wine labels  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Wit and humor in advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Beverage labels
Fruit crate labels
Labels
Citation:
Francis M. Mair Papers, 1938-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of LaVeda Mair.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0548
See more items in:
Francis M. Mair Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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