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Field Book for Railroad Engineers

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1854
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.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads / 6: Publications / 6.3: Articles, Reports, Newspaper Clippings and General Histories
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-railroads-ref3995

Colonie Français, Cote D'Ivoire [Postcard] : Groupe de Sous Officiers du Génie detachés au Chemin de fer

Creator:
Etienne Thai Wan Chanh(g) photographer  Search this
Bauer, Marchet et Cie. (Dijon)  Search this
Physical description:
postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.; collotype
Type:
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1911
[ca. 1911]
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Local number:
EEPA IV-43-07
EEPA IV 1985-145108
Restrictions & Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For information on photo services and research appointments, please visit <http://africa.si.edu/research/archives.html> or contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu <mailto:elisofonarchives@si.edu>
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Postcard Collection 1898-[ongoing]
Data Source:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_138767

Colonie Français, Cote D'Ivoire Groupe de Sous Officiers du Génie detachés au Chemin de fer

Creator:
Etienne Thai Wan Chanh(g)  Search this
Bauer, Marchet et Cie. (Dijon)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
[ca. 1911]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Colonie Français; Cote D'Ivoire / Groupe de Sous Officiers du Génie detachés au Chemin de fer."
Translated postcard caption reads: "French Colony; Côte D'Ivoire / Group Of Non-Commissioned Officers of detached Railroad Engineers."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Col. E.T.W.C." Publisher's logo on recto: "Bauer, Marchet et Cie, Dijon."
Local Numbers:
EEPA IV-43-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA IV 1985-145108
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 13: Cote d'Ivoire (IV)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5022

Mr. Taylor (?), railroad engineer, interviewed by Jack Santino on March 14, 1977. Location not given.

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1977 March 14
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1977 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1977, Item FP-1977-CT-0032
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1977 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1977 Festival of American Folklife / Series 8: Other Programs / 8.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1977-ref256

Railroad engineers: Peter Seitel, Charlies Hughes, Everett Dollar, Billy Byrd, Eddie Irby, Pete Presley

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1976 August 11-1976 August 15
General note:
DPA number 77.802.01
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1976, Item FP-1976-7RR-3804
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife / Series 9: Working Americans / 9.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1976-ref20490

A description of the canals and rail roads of the United States comprehending notices of all the works of internal improvement throughout the several states by H.S. Tanner

Title:
Canals and railroads of the United States
Author:
Tanner, Henry Schenck 1786-1858  Search this
Former owner:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth) 1852-1903 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
vii, [2], 10-272, iv pages, [5] leaves of plates (folded) illustrations, maps 25 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Advertisements
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1840
19th century
Topic:
Canals  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Call number:
TA23 .T16 1840
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_975536

Power to Make the Victory Grade War Bonds Every Pay Day ... Invest 10% Every Pay Day

Issuing body:
Association of American Railroads  Search this
Creator:
War Bonds  Search this
Association of American Railroads  Search this
Artist:
Treidler, Adolph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/2 size; Multi-color, 71 x 56 cm)
Container:
Map-folder 430
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
United States
Image:
Main Image: A Railroad engine
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 3329
General:
Issued by: Association of American Railroads

Issued for: War Bonds

Artist(s): Adolph Treidler
Printing Info:
Property of Princeton [...] Received MAY 1 1943
Related Materials:
Duplicates: 3329, 5586
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. 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:
Fund raising  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Fund raising -- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Posters -- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14832

Power to Make the Victory Grade War Bonds Every Pay Day ... Invest 10% Every Pay Day

Issuing body:
Association of American Railroads  Search this
Creator:
War Bonds  Search this
Association of American Railroads  Search this
Artist:
Treidler, Adolph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/4 size; Multi-color, 45.5 x 35.5 cm)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
United States
Image:
Main Image: Railroad engine moving on railroad track
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 5586
General:
Issued by: Association of American Railroads

Issued for: War Bonds

Artist(s): Adolph Treidler
Printing Info:
Property of Princeton [...] Received MAY 1 1943
Related Materials:
Duplicates: 3329, 5586
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. 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:
Fund raising  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Fund raising -- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Posters -- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14833

Culver TD2C-1

Manufacturer:
Culver  Search this
Materials:
Wires strung in the wings, bottom painted with radar reflective paint.
Dimensions:
Overall: 254 x 594cm, 826kg, 914cm (8ft 4in. x 19ft 5 7/8in., 1821lb., 29ft 11 13/16in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1950
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy, Bureau of Weapons.
Inventory Number:
A19610116000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9ba96d5c4-669d-4e5b-ae71-4833b394fa41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610116000

The Gertrude Farrington diaries

Creator:
Farrington, Gertrude  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (3 diaries)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1977-1992
Content Description:
This collection contains three 5-year diaries kept by Ridgefield Garden Club member Gertrude Farrington from 1978 to 1992.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut  Search this
Women gardeners  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Identifier:
AAG.GCA.FAR
See more items in:
The Gertrude Farrington diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-gca-far
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Painting, by James Earl Taylor in 1896, of Non-Native Northern Pacific Railroad Engineer, Thomas L. Rosser at Battle with Chief Little Red Horn and Group of Men in Native Dress and On Horseback; Lieutenant Louis D. Adair Lying Wounded Nearby

Creator:
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Collector:
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 (artist and collector)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 009 in mounted on 014 in x 018 in)
Container:
Volume 1, Page 106
Culture:
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1896
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01605212

NAA MS.MS 4605

OPPS NEG.56455
Local Note:
Black and white Photoprint on Paper Mount in Album
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Sioux  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4605, James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West
James E. Taylor scrapbook of the American West / Page 106
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4605-ref1336
Online Media:

Portrait of Thomas Risley, Northern Pacific Railroad Engineer

Creator:
Jacoby ?  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (004 in x 007 in mounted on 004 in x 007 in)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.01213800

NAA MS.4876 ?
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on standard card
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Misc Portraits Non-Indians NAA 4876 01213800, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 2: Miscellany, historical and unidentified / Miscellaneous / Portraits Non-Indian
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref12157

Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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3c Railroad Engineers single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 993
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Depicts:
Casey Jones, American, 1864-1900  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (violet brown); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Mississippi
United States of America
Date:
April 29, 1950
Topic:
Trains  Search this
Organizations & Associations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.4097
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8da1fd991-33c9-46c9-ab72-c42951d8fd93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.4097

Boxmore Embankment

Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Lithograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date published:
1838
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
MC.319037
Catalog number:
319037
Accession number:
236080
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-7136-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847576

Blasting Rocks, Linslaid, Bucks

Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Lithograph
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
MC.319594
Catalog number:
319594
Accession number:
239013
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-7137-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847577

Billsworth Cutting

Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Lithograph
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
MC.319599
Catalog number:
319599
Accession number:
239013
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-13b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847703

Sonning Cutting

Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Lithograph
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
MC.319591
Catalog number:
319591
Accession number:
239013
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-8818-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_848005

Patent Model for an Adder with Carry by Alonzo Johnson

Patentee:
Johnson, Alonzo  Search this
Maker:
Johnson, Alonzo  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm x 18.5 cm x 18.5 cm; 6 1/2 in x 7 9/32 in x 7 9/32 in
Object Name:
adder with carry
Object Type:
Patent Model
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Springfield
Place patented:
United States: Massachusetts, Springfield
Date made:
1868
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
ID Number:
MA.252695
Accession number:
49064
Catalog number:
252695
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Adder
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1a58-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690837
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The Famous War Engine "General" of the Western & Atlantic R.R.

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 12 in x 19 in; 30.48 cm x 48.26 cm
Object Name:
chromolithograph
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
World
Date made:
n.d.
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.2892
Catalog number:
60.2892
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-cc2d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325177

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