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[Trade catalogs from General Motors]

Variant company name:
WWII  Search this
Company Name:
General Motors  Search this
Related companies:
GM, Delco Products  Search this
Notes content:
includes 1942 Annual Report to Employes, War Tugs tell their tales of the sea, Three R's of GM's War products training program, Delco War Products all over the World
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10230
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10230

No title

Inventor:
François Boucher, French, 1703–1770  Search this
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Book of engravings
Object Name:
Book of engravings
Made in:
France
Date:
1703–70
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-203
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-203
Online Media:

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Medal

Artist:
Jo Davidson, 30 Mar 1883 - 2 Jan 1952  Search this
Foundry:
U.S. Mint  Search this
Sitter:
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 30 Jan 1882 - 12 Apr 1945  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Medal: 4.4 × 0.5 cm (1 3/4 × 3/16")
Type:
Medal
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania
Date:
1945
Topic:
Indeterminable  Search this
Vehicle\Boat\Sailboat  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Male  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Vice-Presidential Candidate  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of Mrs. Corcoran Thom) The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the country’s first private museums, was established in 1869 to promote art and American genius. In 2014 the Works from the Corcoran Collection were distributed to institutions in Washington, D.C.
Object number:
NPG.2019.42
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm404ee40b7-01bc-42af-88f8-e88cbbc9642f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2019.42
Online Media:

Stephen Douglas, Joshua F. Speed, and Abraham Lincoln

Alternate Title:
Stephen A. Douglas
Joshua F. Speed
Abraham Lincoln
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Stephen Arnold Douglas, 23 Apr 1813 - 3 Jun 1861  Search this
Joshua Fry Speed, 1814 - 1882  Search this
Unidentified Man  Search this
Identified as:
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Medium:
Oil on ivory
Dimensions:
7.6 × 12.7cm (3 × 5")
Type:
Painting
Date:
mid 19th Century
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Male  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Senator\Illinois  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Illinois  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Illinois  Search this
Joshua Fry Speed: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
PC992194
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40c916600-2ebb-4bd4-8331-5f0919614e0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC992194

Sauceboat

Manufacturer:
Bow Porcelain Manufactory, English, active 18th century  Search this
Medium:
soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
sauceboat
Object Name:
sauceboat
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund
Accession Number:
1979-18-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq44af9b782-e016-4e13-b15a-95e8380a874f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1979-18-1

Sauceboat

Manufacturer:
Bow Porcelain Manufactory, English, active 18th century  Search this
Medium:
soft paste porcelain, gold
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
sauceboat
Object Name:
sauceboat
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1750
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund
Accession Number:
1979-18-2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4dae8c665-d300-4d25-8e0c-3355db130339
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1979-18-2

Periclemene, from Vessels of the Argonauts for the wedding celebration of Cosimo de' Medici in 1608

Print Maker:
Remigio Cantagallina, Italian, ca. 1582–1656  Search this
After:
Jacopo Ligozzi, 1547 – 1627  Search this
Patron:
Medici Family  Search this
Cosimo II de' Medici, Italian, 1590 – 1621  Search this
Medium:
etching on laid paper
Type:
transportation
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1608
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William Greenough
Accession Number:
1941-49-43
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq411664c89-35d3-4184-887e-1e96ff34b096
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1941-49-43

Plate

Manufacturer:
William Ridgway & Co., Staffordshire, England, 1830 - 1848  Search this
Medium:
hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
plate
Object Name:
plate
Place:
England
Date:
ca. 1843
Credit Line:
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
Accession Number:
1938-57-712-a
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4dc5caec4-48c5-4361-9407-e7187d16fae6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-57-712-a

Young men standing near a papyrus boat (tankwa) at Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
January 1985
General:
Original description on slide mount: Lake Tana - Papyrus Boat
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0051
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref295

People gathered around papyrus boats (tankwa) at Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
January 1985
General:
Original description on slide mount: Tana Shore - papyrus boats
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0052
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref296

A ferry in the distance on Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
January 1985
General:
Original description on slide mount: Lake Tana - Big boat
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0053
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Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref297

Young men standing on a papyrus boat (tankwa) at Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
January 1985
General:
Original description on slide mount: Papyrus Boat
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0054
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref298

Papyrus boats (tankwa) docked on the shore of Ura Island, Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
January 1985
General:
Original description on slide mount: Lake Tana - Papyrus boats on Ura Island - Kebran in middle background
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0055
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref299

A papyrus boat (tankwa) docked on the shore of Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
January 1985
General:
Original description on slide mount: Lake Tana - papyrus boat
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0056
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref300

People gathering around papyrus boats (tankwa) on the shore of Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1965-1996
General:
Original description on slide mount: Tana Shore - edge of the fire wood market (from Ura) - to the left
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0163
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref301

Young men standing on a papyrus boat (tankwa) on Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1965-1996
General:
Original description on slide mount: Lake Tana - Papyrus boat
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0169
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Lake Tana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref302

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Building and Construction

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.94 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes, 2 oversize folders, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
1828-1957
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Building and Construction 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 collection consists primarily of scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, bills and receipts, trade cards, building specifications, publications, periodicals, contracts, stocks, expense schedules and building permits. Most of these materials are from manufacturers of, and dealers in building products. These include terra cotta tile, lumber, doors, sashes, moldings, balusters, stairs and cornices. There are also materials from builders, carpenters, joiners, stone cutters, masons, plasterers, stucco workers, bricklayers, house painters, decorators and architects.

Most of the buildings are for public use; however there are companies such as Sears, Roebuck & Company that produced specifications and products for private use including homes, summer cottages, garages, and shelters. Public buildings represented include those for use by railroads and their passengers, power plants, storage facilities, work shops, municipal voting houses, telephone booths, hunting lodges, boat houses, bath houses, docks, film projection booths, bunkhouses, and portable school houses. The buildings are mostly stone, brick, iron and steel structures. Some of these are fire-proof.

Other materials include periodicals and publications relating to the building trades. Included is a 1913 book of plans for a model fire-proof farm house. A group of general materials includes building permits, contracts, specifications and caricatures of builders.
Arrangement:
This series is arranged into 3 subseries:

Subseries 1: Builders, Carpenters, and Manufacturers and Distributors of Building Products, circa 1860-1920

Subseries 2: Publications, 1887-1928

Subseries 3: General Information, circa 1835-1910
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
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:
Building and Construction 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:
Building  Search this
Construction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Building and Construction, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Building
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Building and Construction
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-building
Online Media:

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Creator:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-06-11T14:09:08Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
LemelsonCenter
YouTube Channel:
LemelsonCenter
Data Source:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_8Fl9EA7Wr_Y

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Creator:
Smithsonian Science Education Center  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-06-07T14:35:09Z
Topic:
Education;Science  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianScienceEdCenter
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianScienceEdCenter
Data Source:
Smithsonian Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_caC91NtCiI8

Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists use Electricity to Study Fish Populations?

Creator:
Smithsonian Science Education Center  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-06-07T16:35:16Z
Topic:
Education;Science  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianScienceEdCenter
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianScienceEdCenter
Data Source:
Smithsonian Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_pFVdJPXHVl0

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