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[Trade catalogs from Highbee's]

Company Name:
Highbee's  Search this
Notes content:
clothing ; accessories ; glassware ; ceramics ; decor ; furnishings
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Topic:
Beverage industry  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Hats  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_42655
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_42655

Taking a Road Trip During the Pandemic? Consider Camping (Legally) on Private Land

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:57:58 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_5481bc885a5d03f4ece9aa3dc1053f36

[Trade catalogs from Bett-Marr Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
Bett-Marr Mfg. Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Meat and poultry power saw...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Butchers’ supplies (including meat processing industry)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Topic:
Beverage industry  Search this
Butchers  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Meat industry and trade  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12586
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12586

[Trade catalogs from Herr, Thomas & Co.]

Company Name:
Herr, Thomas & Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Mail order catalog of furniture and home furnishings, lamps, curtains, rugs, lawn implements, lawn and porch furniture, sporting goods, trunks and satchels, leather goods, clocks, musical instruments, buggies and carriages, shoes, stoves, ranges, washing machines, writing supplies, clothing, jewelry, food, grocery products, pharmaceutical products, etc. (1907).
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Topic:
Beverage industry  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Candles  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Hats  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_21043
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_21043

[Trade catalogs from American Thermos Bottle Co.]

Company Name:
American Thermos Bottle Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Thermos products : thermos bottles, vacuum bottle products, food jars, carafes, lip jugs, service sets, coffee pots, trays, lunchboxes, picnic kits, motor kits, carrying cases, vacuum fillers, corks, nested cups, ice containers, shakers, tankard sets, dinner services, coffee servers. Flask ; thermocups ; lunch kit ; cases (leather, wicker, willow) ; automobile cases ; motor restaurants ; luncheon baskets ... this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Topic:
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Restaurants  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_35100
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_35100

Virginia Herald Vol. XVIII No. 1386

Published by:
The Virginia Herald, American, 1787 - 1876  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W (page): 17 x 10 1/2 in. (43.2 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place depicted:
Guadeloupe, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
November 30, 1804
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fa9e35de-2abf-41ef-8dd5-f581d4363293
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.1
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Crispus Attucks, American, 1723 - 1770  Search this
Sojourner Truth, American, 1797 - 1883  Search this
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Sarah C. Roberts, American, born 1844  Search this
Susan McKinney Steward, American, 1847 - 1918  Search this
Dred Scott, American, ca 1800 - 1858  Search this
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Booker T. Washington, American, 1856 - 1915  Search this
George Washington Carver, American, 1860s - 1943  Search this
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Scott Joplin, American, 1867 - 1917  Search this
Marcus Garvey, Jamaican, 1887 - 1940  Search this
James Weldon Johnson, American, 1871 - 1938  Search this
Father Divine, American, ca. 1876 - 1965  Search this
A. Philip Randolph, American, 1889 - 1979  Search this
Adam Clayton Powell Jr., American, 1908 - 1972  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Medgar Evers, American, 1925 - 1963  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune, American, 1875 - 1955  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828  Search this
Republican Party, American, founded 1854  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Langston Hughes, American, 1902 - 1967  Search this
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Ezzard Mack Charles, American, 1921 - 1975  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 3/8 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
United States--History  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
United States--History--Colonial period  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e57ffdd9-2ab1-46da-b6e7-10757007351f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.10
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William Metzig Papers

Creator:
Metzig, William, 1893-1989.  Search this
Donor:
Murgio, Matthew, Mrs.  Search this
Murgio, Matthew, Mrs.  Search this
Names:
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archives  Search this
Dutton  Search this
Fawcett  Search this
Fieldcrest Mills Inc.  Search this
Heubelin, Inc.  Search this
Pelikan Ink Company  Search this
Popov Distilling Company  Search this
Metzig, William, 1893-1989.  Search this
Extent:
16 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Book jackets
Photographs
Slides
Illustrators
Drawings
Transparencies
Brochures
Advertisements
Date:
circa 1925-1979
Scope and Contents:
The materials in this collection span the years from the late 1920s to the 1970s and document Metzig's work in Germany and the United States. Little background and biographical information is available.

Project files : More than 500 examples of the designer's work, including letterheads, logos, trademarks, brochures, book jackets, magazine covers and layouts, certificates, awards, and product labels.

Printed Materials : Includes articles written by Metzig and a copy of his publication, "Art Lettering and Design," which was done for the International Correspondence Schools of Pennsylvania in 1957. This collection does not include any business records or correspondence.

Other Visual Materials : Photographs, slides, and transparencies of many of Metzig's designs.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into three record groups: 1) printed materials; 2) project files; and 3) other visual materials. Project files are arranged in alphabetical order by name of client. Extensive files for projects done for distilleries and publishing companies are alphabetized separately.
Biographical / Historical:
Graphic designer and artist. Born Hanover, Germany, 1893. Metzig apprenticed with a lithographer prior to establishing his own studio in the 1920s. He designed trademarks, logos, letterheads, brochures, and posters for clients. He is best known for his work for Pelikan Ink Company.

He also designed book covers, magazine covers, and page layouts. In the 1930s, Metzig became known as a leading calligrapher and advertising artist in Germany. He immigrated to the United States in 1939 and settled in New York where he taught calligraphy and did freelance graphic design until his death in 1989.
Provenance:
Gift.
Restrictions:
Permission of staff required to photograph materials.
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:
Magazine covers -- Design  Search this
Posters -- Design  Search this
Greeting cards -- Design  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Graphic arts -- United States  Search this
Calligraphy  Search this
Graphic arts -- Germany  Search this
Graphic designers  Search this
advertising  Search this
Letterheads -- Design  Search this
Packaging -- Design  Search this
Labels -- Design  Search this
Logos (Symbols) -- Design  Search this
Graphic artists  Search this
Trademarks -- Design  Search this
Corporate image -- Design  Search this
Pamphlets -- Design  Search this
Book jackets -- Design -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Book jackets
Photographs -- 20th century
Slides
Illustrators
Drawings
Transparencies
Brochures
Advertisements
Citation:
William Metzig Papers, ca. 1925-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1269
See more items in:
William Metzig Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1269

Amauropelta consanguinea (Fée) comb. nov., ined. 2015

Biogeographical Region:
81 - Caribbean  Search this
Collector:
Madeleine Stehlé  Search this
Henri Stehlé  Search this
Min. Elevation:
60  Search this
Place:
Anse Bellefontaine, pres Riviére Pilote, le long de la Cascade aluientant la Distillerie Madkaud, Littoral sec., Martinique, West Indies - Neotropics
Collection Date:
30 Mar 1940
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Thelypteridaceae
Published Name:
Amauropelta consanguinea (Fée) comb. nov., ined. 2015
Barcode:
01539218
USNM Number:
1784209
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3eecea839-77c8-40c0-b545-9b5937b658c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12439940

[Trade catalogs from American Saw & Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
American Saw & Mfg. Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Saws, sawing machines, saw blades (hacksaw, metal and wood cutting). Butcher band saw blades ; Lenox bands hacks hole saws fils catalog ; "electron weld" composite band ; "neo type" hard tempered-back carbon steel band ; "master-band" high speed steel band ; hand hacks ; arbor drills & kits ; files ; etc. ...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Butchers’ supplies (including meat processing industry)  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Topic:
Beverage industry  Search this
Butchers  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Meat industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26508
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26508

Colonna, Farrell Wine Label Collection

Creator:
Colonna, Farrell: Design.  Search this
Fleckner, John A., 1941-  Search this
Farrell, John, 1944-  Search this
Crew, Spencer R., 1949-  Search this
Colonna, Ralph, 1937-  Search this
Extent:
2.1 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Packaging
Oral history
Labels
Design drawings
Audiocassettes
Date:
1975-1997
Summary:
Original artwork and final prints of wine labels, files on work for other clients, plus audio tapes of an interview of Farrell.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of eight series, the largest, Series I, being the wine labels. This series is arranged alphabetically by the name of the producer and each winery is in a separate folder. At times the name of the wine is different than the name of the producer and sometimes the winery produces wines under more than one name. If there is more than one name or if the name of the wine is different than the name of the producer, these other names are listed in parentheses following the name of the winery. Often the name of the winery changes, usually in minor way such as changing the designation from cellars or winery to vineyards or some combination of these terms. To the extent possible, the latest name is used. All wines produced by each winery are in the same folder. The labels consist of various preliminary drawings, more refined drawings and presentations, mounted presentations and printed labels and loose printed labels. Some or all of these types may be available for each winery. In some cases there is no indication whether or not Colonna, Farrell received the commission to create the final designs, as the only way we have of knowing that is if the final printed label is in the collection.

Series II consists of designs for various presentations to The Monterey Vineyard. The first folder contains drawings and some design mockups. The remaining four folders of the series each contains a special presentation of mounted designs. Series III is a set of handmade containers containing designs created by the firm. These special cases were carried by John Farrell and Ralph Colonna when they visited wineries to make a presentation in an attempt to obtain new business.

Series IV consists of one folder containing ideas for labels that cannot be attributed to any particular winery and older labels that were collected for inspiration. Series V is a folder containing work for clients not in the wine business. Series VI contains company information such as letterhead, a brochure and an article. Series VII is miscellaneous material and Series VIII is an interview of John Farrell conducted by John Fleckner and Spencer Crew of the National Museum of American History on April 17, 1997. There are two sets of tapes, an original and a duplicate, and only the duplicate is to be used by researchers.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into eight series.
Biography:
John Farrell was born on Long Island, New York in 1944 and grew up in Minneapolis/St. Paul where his family had moved in early 1945. He had an early interest in art and design and started doing commercial design work while still in high school and continued to support himself as a designer in college. He attended the University of Minnesota. from 1962 through 1964 when he transferred to California State University-Hayward, from which he graduated after majoring in Art/Design. After college he moved to Denver to take a design position and then, in 1971, started a business there. In 1972 he did graduate work in design at Denver University, but did not receive a degree. Mr. Farrell wanted to return to California and in 1974 he followed his dream, settling in the Napa Valley.

Mr. Farrell started working out of his home, visiting local printers to find out who was working with them. When the printers told him "the wineries" he started talking to wine people. He said that he found a real need in Napa to put together packaging and help what were then local farming people with small businesses. Because of his skills, he was able to offer his clients a complete package, from the start of the design process to the finish.

Ralph Colonna was also born on the East Coast, in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania in 1937. His family moved to California in 1944 when his father was transferred there and he grew up in the Upland, Ontario area of the Los Angeles Basin. He majored in advertising and graphic design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California in 1957-58, but did not graduate. From 1958 to 1961 Mr. Colonna worked for a number of design firms, until he started his own firm in Westwood in 1961. The firm moved a number of times as it grew to its maximum size of forty people. He sold the studio in 1971 and moved to the Napa Valley where he opened a gourmet cookware store, which still exists, at "Vintage 1870", an old warehouse and winery, in Yountville. While he had the store, Mr. Colonna did some graphics work for other stores in the area. The store was sold in 1978 so he could concentrate on the design business that he had started with Mr. Farrell.

John Farrell and Ralph Colonna met in 1974 and John Farrell showed his work to Ralph Colonna, who liked the work. In 1975 Mr. Colonna said he had been asked to make a presentation for a package design system to Domaine Chandon, which was just being built. Mr. Colonna and Mr. Farrell collaborated on the presentation, but did not get the job. However they enjoyed working together and decided to work together on some other projects though they kept their businesses independent.
History:
Messrs. Farrell and Colonna started to share work space and costs in 1975 and in 1976 decided to go into business in St. Helena together. In those early days, it was easy to set up a design shop and Mr. Farrell likes to say that it could be done for less than $100, as all that was needed was a T square and a drawing board.

Jeffery Caldewey had an office in the same building and was also doing early label design. In 1976 they all decided to join forces to avoid useless competition. Initially the company was a partnership called Colonna, Caldewey, Farrell: Designers. When Mr. Caldewey left the company in 1982 and went out on his own, the name of the business was changed to Colonna, Farrell: Design, the name under which it operated until October, 1999 when the name was changed to CF.NAPA. The business was incorporated in California in 1981 under the name of Design Research Institute Inc. As the company grew, it moved several times in St.Helena and in October, 1999 it moved to Napa after merging with LA6A, which also has offices in Cincinnati, Chicago and New York.

Once Messrs. Colonna and Farrell established themselves as credible package designers, many area wineries wanted to get to know them and their company. The company put together presentations and the principals went to various wineries to promote themselves. In effect they were salesmen as well as designers, but it enabled them to build relationships with various well known wineries such as Beringer, Mondavi, and Sutter Home, even though they might not be the sole supplier of design.

The wine business, however, began to change. New owners came in, many of whom had not been in the wine business before but had been doctors, brokers, etc. They were often looking for a life style change more than they were trying to make a lot of money. The idea was to live in a beautiful place and have a small business. Colonna, Farrell worked with these new people and they became a large part of the company's business.

The early Colonna Farrell designs parroted what was being done in French labeling at the time. This was a traditional look and helped establish credibility. But this changed for a number of reasons: the wineries wanted to look different from each other and Colonna, Farrell: Design didn't want to be identified with any particular "look". This led the company to establish relationships with various designers, illustrators, photographers and artists in general, in order to make its product designs more unique, a practice that continues to this day, though most of the design work is created by employees of the company.

After a while, many of the larger wineries began to be acquired by companies that were not from the Napa Valley. Often these were large conglomerates or distilleries such as Hiram Walker and Seagrams and the wineries were only a small portion of their business. This changed the complexion of many established wineries.

It also changed the way Colonna, Farrell did business, as the headquarters of the parent companies often were not in the Napa Valley. Messrs. Farrell and Colonna felt they had to pursue business where the headquarters were. This meant traveling to meet the decision makers and impress them with the company's range of services. It also led to new types of work for the company, though the focus was still in beverages. Most importantly, it meant that the principals did less and less design work and more and more sales and marketing and administration. But it also led to creating a business that was not totally dependent on the principals.

At the same time the nature of design work was changing. When the company was started, most of the work was done by hand, but today computers play a much larger role in the design process. A similar pivotal change was occurring in the printing industry as new technology allowed labels to change from simple rectangular shapes to die cuts, embossing, foil stamps, and other fanciful and complex techniques.

The company is now also involved in packaging design so that every facet of the identity of the winery is controlled. This includes, in addition to the labels, packaging, bottle shape, shipper cartons, gift packs, and promotional materials. The company also has the capability of dealing with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and comparable regulators overseas. The business is still evolving and is now going beyond design into marketing and Colonna, Farrell, as a leader in the industry, is also evolving.
Related Materials:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977 (Subject Category: Wine)
Provenance:
This collection was donated to the National Museum of American History, Archives Center on November 17, 1997 by John Farrell and Ralph Colonna, the principals of CF.NAPA, previously know as Colonna, Farrell: Design.
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:
Wine labels  Search this
Wine and wine making  Search this
Genre/Form:
Packaging
Oral history
Labels
Design drawings
Audiocassettes
Citation:
Colonna, Farrell Wine Label Collection, 1975-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0626
See more items in:
Colonna, Farrell Wine Label Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0626

Roy C. Kulp Collection of Account Books

Source:
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Creator:
Dibner Library (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Kulp, Roy C.  Search this
Former owner:
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
3.66 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Account books
Business records
Place:
Pennsylvania -- 18th century
Pennsylvania -- 19th century
Date:
1755-1904
Scope and Contents:
Thirty-nine account books of farmers, store owners, and artisans living in Pennsylvania, 1755-1904. The books mainly record daily transactions with customers or suppliers and are handwritten in varying conditions of legibility and preservation.
Arrangement:
Divided into nine series, each related to a Pennsylvania county.

Series 1: Berks County

Series 2: Bucks County

Series 3: Chester County

Series 4: Chichester County

Series 5: Clinton County

Series 6: Lancaster County

Series 7: Lehigh County

Series 8: Montgomery County

Series 9: Northhampton County
Provenance:
Collection donated by Roy C. Kulp.
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:
Blacksmiths  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Business  Search this
Carpet makers  Search this
Wagoners  Search this
Carpenters  Search this
Coopers  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Farmers  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Forge shops  Search this
Tanners  Search this
Storekeepers  Search this
Tavern keepers  Search this
Merchants  Search this
Lime kiln  Search this
Millers  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Shoemakers  Search this
Sawmills  Search this
Genre/Form:
Account books -- 19th century
Account books -- 18th century
Business records
Citation:
Roy C. Kulp Collection of Account Books, 1755-1904, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0149
See more items in:
Roy C. Kulp Collection of Account Books
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0149
Online Media:

Recorder unknown; farm/distillery account book 1821-1823

Collection Source:
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dibner Library (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Kulp, Roy C.  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Roy C. Kulp Collection of Account Books, 1755-1904, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Roy C. Kulp Collection of Account Books
Roy C. Kulp Collection of Account Books / Series 6: Lancaster County
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0149-ref57

Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Otto Emery Jennings  Search this
Place:
Washington County. Distillery Stop on Charleroi Elect. R. R., Pennsylvania, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 25/5/40
Common name:
Atlantic camas
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Asparagaceae Agavoideae
Published Name:
Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory
Barcode:
03959640
USNM Number:
1873566
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30f148c0c-b5cd-4741-a7a8-0cba7c29f450
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15731658

"The Moon Shines On the Moonshine"

Depicted (sitter):
Williams, Bert  Search this
Maker:
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 3/8 in; 31.115 cm x 23.8125 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1920
ID Number:
2015.0018.01
Accession number:
2015.0018
Catalog number:
2015.0018.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-e2d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1692878

Distilling Apparatus

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 23 3/4 in; 33.655 cm x 27.305 cm x 60.325 cm
Object Name:
Still
Distilling Apparatus
Credit Line:
Gift of Ferris State College, School of Pharmacy
ID Number:
MG.312142.083
Accession number:
312142
Catalog number:
312142.083
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-df32-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_687944

Mortgaging the Farm

Maker:
D.W. Kellogg and Company  Search this
Measurements:
image: 7 1/2 in x 10 in; 19.05 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Date made:
ca 1836
Subject:
Drinking  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Economy  Search this
Temperance  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2977
Catalog number:
60.2977
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-12d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325250

Mortgaging the Farm

Maker:
Pendleton's Lithography  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 6 1/2 in x 9 in; 16.51 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1830
Subject:
Drinking  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Economy  Search this
Wagons  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2982
Catalog number:
60.2982
Accession number:
228146
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-37b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325257

distilling tube, plain form, for fractional distillation

Measurements:
overall: 17.8 cm x 12.8 cm x 2.5 cm; 7 in x 5 1/16 in x in
overall: 7 1/8 in x 4 13/16 in x 1/2 in; 18.0975 cm x 12.22375 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Distilling Tube, Plain Form, for Fractional Distillation
still
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab
ID Number:
CH.316066.117
Accession number:
217523
Catalog number:
316066.117
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-df9c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1946

Distilling Apparatus

Measurements:
tube: 23 cm; 9 1/16 in
cistern: 23 cm x 15.2 cm; 9 1/16 in x 6 in
head: 11.5 cm x 12.7 cm; 4 1/2 in x 5 in
lower boiler: 17.8 cm x 21.6 cm; 7 in x 8 1/2 in
upper boiler: 19 cm x 9 cm; 7 1/2 in x 3 9/16 in
overall: 35.5 cm x 45.7 cm x 22.9 cm; 14 in x 18 in x 9 in
overall; still: 14 in x 15 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 39.37 cm x 16.51 cm
overall; cistern: 8 7/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 22.5425 cm x 16.1925 cm x 16.1925 cm
Object Name:
Still
Date made:
18th century
1700-1800
ID Number:
CH.328578
Catalog number:
328578
Accession number:
273380
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ea82-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2538
Online Media:

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