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Spotlight on Ali Skanda and the Dhow Sailboat

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-09-11T18:49:13Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
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Landscape with Mountains and Lake, (painting)

Painter:
Frerichs, William Charles Anthony 1829-1905  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2006.01.08
Topic:
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Landscape--Lake  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Sailboat  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Rowboat  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670553
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_475405

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
10.22 Cubic feet (consisting of 20 boxes, 2 folders, 9 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, 3 flat boxes (2 full, 1 partial.))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Menus
Bills
Ships' passenger lists
Patents
Legislative documents
Photographs
Advertisements
Advertising mail
Advertising
Illustrations
Contracts
Trademarks
Inspections
Programs
Advertising cards
Advertising fliers
Print advertising
Legal documents
Travelogs
Souvenir programs
Business cards
Concert programs
Publications
Commercial correspondence
Correspondence
Receipts
Theater programs
Business records
Legal records
Business ephemera
Invoices
Bills of sale
Ships' logs
Technical reports
Reports
Letterheads
Ephemera
Design patents
Travel brochures
Legislation (legal concepts)
Business letters
Timetables
Travel diaries
Printed ephemera
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- Transportation
Hudson River
Date:
1777-1965
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:
Minimally covers the terminus of the wind-powered (sail) era and more fully documents the peak of the engine (steam) era of commercial cargo and passenger vesselsk, including freight and dockage services, maintenance and provisioning, ferry service, navigation (tug and tow) assistance, plus leisure cruising and touring. There is not a significant amount of material on battle or war ships. Includes both short distance routes such as lakes, rivers, and islets, and longer trans-oceanic crossings.

Documents within the collection consist of handbills, broadsides, leaflets, books, business cards, advertisements, insurance forms, wreck reports, passenger lists, baggage tags, freight manifests, rate cards, correspondence on letterhead stationery, booklets, newspaper clippings, postcards, menus, periodicals, manuals, photographs, engravings, woodcuts, sketches, bills of lading, receipts, catalogues, ledgers, journals, purchase orders, broadsides, brochures, custom forms, schedules, shipping and receiving documents, early steam guides, timetables, lithographs, announcements, etc. There are no navigational nautical maps. There is very little in the way of international import/export records. However, domestic and North American freight services are well-covered through invoices, bills of lading, manifests, and receipts for goods and services.

Some materials cover the history and development of steamships, particularly in the latter half of the nineteenth century with the iron screw replacing the wooden paddle steamer in the 1850s. The late 1860s brought the compound engine, which led to the steamship, previously used for the conveyance of mails and passengers, to compete with the sailing vessel in the carriage of cargo for long voyages. The 1870s brought improvements in accommodation for the passenger, with the midship saloon, conveniences in state-rooms, and covered access to smoke rooms and ladies cabins.

Ownership of specific lines and vessels was very fluid throughout shipping history, including the renaming of vessels. Mergers, dissolution, and absorption of fleets were frequent. Thus, researchers should independently seek out a more detailed history for any entity of particular interest.

The general maritime business series focuses on good and services related to maritime operations such as repair, shipbuilding, parts, ticket agents, chandlers, groceries, coal supply, dockage, wharfs/marinas, etc.

Operation records of named vessels contains primarily bills of lading and similar receipts for the movement of material goods or in-water services such as tow and tug assistance.

The largest series covering shipping lines and conglomerates offers a wide assortment of miscellaneous, nonexhaustive operation records for cargo and passenger lines and corporations, typically those with multiple holdings. These documents may include receipts, bills of lading, correspondence, and financial ledgers, plus promotional material for services and routes offered. Passenger sailings and luxury cruise documentation may contain menus, passenger lists, itineraries, shore excursion information, souveniers such as luggage tags, ticket stubs, and postcards. See also the subject category Menus, for additional examples of passenger and cruise ship menus.

When not associated with any of the above, general examples of materials related to the industry have been by arranged by their material type such as images, reports, and serial publications. More formal documentation, especially legal and reports, can be found here.

Narrative type materials related to lore, history, and building and design specifications have been sorted by subject. A scarce amount of material covers ships used for military service. Likewise, there are a few examples of maritime related material from the art world, mostly in the form of catalogues for exhibits or auction of paintings and scale models.

A note on vessel names: those used as contract carriers of mail and when in service, were entitled to unique prefix designations such as Royal Mail Ship (RMS.), otherwise, the ship name may be preceded by the more generic S.S. for single-screw steamer or steamship, SV for sailing vessel, PS for paddle steamer, RV for research vessel or similar type prefix. USS is the standard for the United States Navy commissioned ships while in commission, with HMS used for His/Her Majesty's Ship of the British Royal Navy.

Some of the major lines/companies represented in the collection include: American Line, American Steamship Company, Anchor Line, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, Cunard-Anchor Line, Cunard Line, Cunard Steam Ship Company, Limited, Cunard White Star Line, Eastern Steamship Lines, Furness, Withy & Company, Hamburg American Line (HAPAG) / Hamburg Amerika Linie, Holland America Line (N.A.S.M. / HAL), Inman Line, International Mercantile Marine Company (IMM), International Navigation Company, North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen), Panama Pacific Line, Peninsular and Oriental, Red Star Line, Royal Mail Steam Packet, U.S. Mail Steamship Company, United States Lines, White Star Line.
Arrangement:
Ships, Boats, and Vessels is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

General Maritime Businesses



Operation Records of Named Vessels



Shipping Lines/Conglomerates

Miscellaneous Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Keepsakes

Images

Ledger

Legal

News Clippings

Regulatory

Reports

Serial Publications

Stamps/Cigarette Cards

Associations and Societies

Images, Artwork, Racing, Technical Literature

Subject

Battleships, Warships

Destination Guides

Employment and Licensing

Insurance

Maritime History

Maritime Models and Art

Revue Generale Des Sciences

Warshaw Administrative Records
Related Materials:
Several other Warshaw Subject Categories may have closely related material such as Submarines and Transportation. For casual and recreational boating see Boats and Boating Equipment and Yachts. Other subject categories that may have related materials include: Canals, Dredging, Engines, Menus, Railroads (point of common transportation transfer), and Tours. .
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:
Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels] 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:
Passenger ships  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Shipbuilding industry  Search this
Ferries  Search this
Transportation -- Japan  Search this
River boats  Search this
Marine engines  Search this
Boats  Search this
Transportation -- Far Eastern  Search this
Ships -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Merchant Marine -- Manning of vessels -- United States  Search this
Docks  Search this
Health  Search this
Ocean liners  Search this
Merchant Marine -- United States  Search this
Ships -- Far Eastern  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Transportation -- river boat  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Merchant Marine  Search this
Harbors  Search this
Trade associations  Search this
Transportation -- 1900-1910  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Water transport -- 18th century  Search this
Boats -- Southeast Asia  Search this
Cargo  Search this
Local transit -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Sailboats  Search this
Waterways  Search this
Sailing  Search this
Transportation -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Local transit  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Water transfer  Search this
Transportation -- History  Search this
Wharves  Search this
Steamboats  Search this
Boats -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Public health  Search this
Marine engineers  Search this
Ocean travel  Search this
Seamen -- 1910-1920  Search this
Musical performances  Search this
Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States  Search this
Merchant seamen  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Models and modelmaking  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Seamen -- 1940-1950  Search this
Travel  Search this
Importers  Search this
Shipping  Search this
Cruise ships  Search this
Ships -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Flags  Search this
Exports -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Menus -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Menus
Bills
Ships' passenger lists
Patents
Legislative documents
Photographs
Advertisements
Advertising mail
Advertising
Illustrations
Contracts
Trademarks
Inspections
Programs
Advertising cards
Advertising fliers
Print advertising
Legal documents
Travelogs
Souvenir programs
Business cards
Concert programs
Publications
Commercial correspondence
Correspondence
Receipts
Theater programs
Publications -- Business
Business records
Legal records
Business ephemera
Invoices
Bills of sale
Ships' logs
Technical reports
Reports
Letterheads
Ephemera
Design patents
Travel brochures
Legislation (legal concepts)
Business letters
Timetables
Travel diaries
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Ships, Boats, and Vessels, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steamboats
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-steamboats

Photographs

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
1884-1885
Scope and Contents:
B&W. Consisting of sail and steam vessels, including paddleboats.

One of battleship Nevada. One of an ornate sailboat model. Two stereographs. One of the Elizabeth Monroe Smith steamboat with a man in row boat in foreground. Vessel names present: Herman, St, Lawrence, General D.S. Stanley, Keansburg, [Tonic], Alaska, Antielam, Bay Queen, [Crystal Beach].
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: Ships, Boats, and Vessels, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels] / Genre / Images
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-steamboats-ref696

Postcard with image of sailboat on Jamaica Bay

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box SUPP 5, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
1906
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: Boats and Boating Equipment, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Boats and Boating Equipment
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Boats and Boating Equipment / 2: Related Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-boats-ref15

The Pearls of Maabar, from The Travels of Marco Polo

Designer:
Witold Gordon, American (b. Poland), 1885–1968  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
USA
Date:
1930
Credit Line:
Gift of Allen P. Golden
Accession Number:
1992-174-1-28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
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/kq4b8294a96-bcc8-4eaa-9d59-f40501487bc2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1992-174-1-28

At the Seashore

Artist:
Will Barnet, American, 1911 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock in black ink on paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Date:
1939
Credit Line:
Gift of Will Barnet
Accession Number:
1974-64-2-a
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
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/kq481939387-aa1a-46c0-b09f-7be361ee1fad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1974-64-2-a

Fishermen Playing

Artist:
Abraham F. Levinson, American, 1883–1946  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache on paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1920
Accession Number:
1959-70-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
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/kq4dabfc969-abba-4a49-a363-7a52d9926fe2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1959-70-3

Iceberg Fantasy

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900  Search this
Medium:
Brush and oil on paper backed with canvas
Type:
landscapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1859
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-748
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/kq42bb5703b-05dd-44b7-b541-ce84848e2972
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1917-4-748
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Aurora, Mt. Desert

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Type:
landscapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
September 1860
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-315-a
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/kq407e04862-8dab-4fbc-b9d3-711255f49e6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1917-4-315-a
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Sketch of multiple sailboat sails

Creator:
Selden, Dixie, 1868-1935  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
between 1871 and 1936
Topic:
Sailboats  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18307
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Dixie Selden papers, 1837-1936
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18307
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Sketch of rigging on a sailboat

Creator:
Selden, Dixie, 1868-1935  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
between 1871 and 1936
Topic:
Sailboats  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18308
See more items in:
Dixie Selden papers, 1837-1936
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18308

Postcard from Les Sables D'Olonne in France

Type:
Printed Materials
Place:
France
Date:
between 1871 and 1936
Topic:
Sailboats  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18323
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Dixie Selden papers, 1837-1936
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18323
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Jonathan Borofsky letter to Lucy R. Lippard

Creator:
Borofsky, Jonathan, 1942-  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R., 1937-  Search this
Subject:
Borofsky, Jonathan  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Southampton, N.Y.
Date:
1974 Aug. 14
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9800
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Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2007, bulk bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9800
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Helen Torr Dove diary

Creator:
Dove, Helen Torr, 1886-1967  Search this
Subject:
Dove, Arthur Garfield  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1925
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14773
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Arthur and Helen Torr Dove papers, 1905-1975
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14773

Dusk

Photographer:
Boris, Nickolas  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1920
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8522
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[Photographs of Greece] / Nickolas Boris, photographer, undated
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8522
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William Charles McNulty sketchbook, 1929

Creator:
McNulty, William Charles, 1884-1963  Search this
Subject:
Tarr, Russell H.  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9549
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211749
AAA_collcode_mcnuwill
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211749

Jane Peterson papers, 1907-1981

Creator:
Peterson, Jane, 1876-1965  Search this
Subject:
Smith, Francis Hopkinson  Search this
Joseph, J. Jonathan  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Flowers in art -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9634
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211842
AAA_collcode_petejane
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211842

New York from Governor's Island [graphic] / W. Momberger, [between 1848 and 1888?]

Creator:
Momberger, William, 1829-  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21846
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)305794
AAA_collcode_mombwill
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_305794

Roy Fridge papers, 1956-1985

Creator:
Fridge, Roy, 1927-  Search this
Topic:
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures, American -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Filmmakers -- Texas -- Aransas  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8917
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211102
AAA_collcode_fridroyp
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211102

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