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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paper Products

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
5.19 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
circa 1797-1965
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Paper Products 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 receipts, invoices, samples, sample books, publications, and advertisements relating to paper products and the paper industry. There are industry-related materials, several catalogs, and publications detailing the history or elements of papermaking. The material also includes patents, import/export documents, information regarding papermaking machinery and supplies, and industry-related correspondence.

Manufacturers of Paper and Paper Products contains bills, receipts, business cards, printed advertisements and invoices from manufacturers of paper and paper products, including blank books, stationery, envelopes, and cards. The businesses range in size from paper mills to smaller warehouses and stores. Such businesses were located in the Northeastern United States, primarily New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania, with several from other areas in the U.S., and a few from England, France, Germany, and Canada. These materials indicate that these businesses were often family owned and operated. The materials also reflect the changing ownerships/partnerships in many of the businesses. Materials in this series are arranged in alphabetical order by business name.

Distributors of Paper and Paper Products is comprised of receipts and invoices from distributors of paper and paper products, including blank books, stationery, envelopes, and cards. These materials are concerned with businesses that imported and exported paper goods and those that sold them. The materials are from the Northeastern United States (primarily New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania) with several from other areas in the U.S., and a few from England, France, Germany, and Canada. The businesses are generally family-owned and operated, and there is often evidence of the transferal of ownership within these companies. The material in this series is arranged in alphabetical order by business name.

Publications consists of publications created by the paper industry itself, whether to inform its employees or the general public about various aspects of papermaking.

Papermaking Supplies and Machinery contains information regarding the makers and suppliers of papermaking machinery and other supplies such as twine, board, rags, and wood pulp that are needed in the manufacturing of paper and paper products and for use in the sale of paper. There are advertisements for various types of machinery ranging from factory machines to office paper cutters, and receipts and invoices from suppliers of these items.

Paper Samples includes samples of several types of paper, including tissue paper, mapmaking paper, book leaf paper, greeting cards, and appointment diaries. These materials are arranged by type.

Related Materials includes information related to the paper industry, but not necessarily related to any particular manufacturer or distributor. There is industry-related correspondence, as well as patents for paper products, and import/export documents. These materials are arranged by sub-series.

Additional materials contain trade literature and publications, a significant volume of sample books, a folder with several watermark examples.
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:
Paper Products 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.
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paper Products, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paper
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Laundry Machinery and Accessories

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1.47 Cubic feet (consisting of 3 boxes, 1 folder, 5 oversize folders, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
circa 1865-1933
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Laundry Machinery and Accessories forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of advertising cards, envelopes, scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, bills, receipts, price lists, books, and printed advertisements from manufacturers and distributors of laundry machinery and accessories. Washing machines, wringers, dryers, mangles, irons, ironing boards, clothes pins, and hampers are among the items found in this subject area. The material dates from [1865?] – 1933, but the bulk of the material is late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Materials are organized by name of company. There are three folders of materials grouped by type: Patent and trademarks, related publications, and miscellaneous items.
Brand Name Index:
Brand Name :: Company Name :: Type of Product

A.B.C. :: Altorfer Bros. Co. Washer & :: Wringer

American :: George C. Paine :: Ironing Table

Anchor :: Lovell Mfg. Co. :: Wringer

Anchor :: Metropolitan Mfg. Co. :: Wringer

Atlantic :: M. A. Caldwell :: Washer

Bay State :: John C. Clapp :: Wringer

Boss :: Foley & William Mfg. Co. :: Washer

Boss :: Keystone Mfg. Co. :: Wringer

Brass King :: National Washboard Co. :: Wringer

Challenge :: S. W. Palmer & Co. :: Washer

Conqueror :: Oliver Ames & Sons :: Wringer

Conqueror :: Charles W. Bassett :: Wringer

Crescent :: Saginsaw Mfg. Co. :: Washboard

Crown :: American Machine Co. :: Iron

Crown :: George Starrett :: Iron

Doty's :: Metropolitan Mfg. Co. :: Wringer

Eagle :: Sterling Mfg. Co. :: Wringer

Easy :: Syracuse Washing Machine Co. :: Washer

Eclipse :: Aetna Iron Co. :: Iron

Eclipse :: Metropolitan Mfg. Co. :: Wringer

Elite :: Ellerman's :: Washer

Favorite :: R. M. Ball :: Washer

Metropolitan :: American Wringer Co. :: Mangles

Mitchell Improved :: E. R. Florence :: Washer

Modern :: Home Devices Corp. :: Washer

Mrs. Potts :: American Machine Co. :: Iron

North Star :: Pfanschmidt, Dodge :: Washboard

Northern Queen :: Fuller Bros. :: Washboard

Novelty :: Bailey Wringing Machine Co. :: Wringer

Ojoy :: Ellerman's :: Washer

Our Home :: Keystone Mfg. Co. :: Wringer

Pioneer :: W. W. Babcock Co. :: Ironing Board

Queen :: Knoll & Althouse :: Washer

Rightway :: American Gas Machine Co. :: Washer

Sprung Washer :: American Mfg. Co. :: Washer

Standard :: E. H. Huenefeld :: Washer

Star :: Knoll & Althouse :: Washer

Sterling :: Farwell, Ozmun, Kirk, & Co. :: Washer

Thor :: Hurley Machine Co. :: Electric Ironer

Thor :: Hurley Machine Co. :: Washer

Troy :: Nichols Mfg. Co. :: Iron

Union :: John Benker & Co. :: Washer

Universal :: American Wringer Co. :: Mangles

Universal :: Eclipse Wringer Co.

Universal :: Robert C. Reeves :: Wringer

Victor :: Robinson & Marriner :: Washer

Welcome :: Bailey Wringing Machine Co. :: Wringer

Western Star :: Anthony Wayne Mfg. Co. :: Washer

White Wire :: Hudson River Wire Mills:: Clothes Line

Wyandotte :: J. B. Ford Co. :: Cleaner
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:
Laundry Machinery and Accessories 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:
Laundry  Search this
Dryers  Search this
Irons (Pressing)  Search this
Ironing boards  Search this
Washing machines  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Clothespins  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Laundry Machinery and Accessories, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Laundry
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Laundry Machinery and Accessories
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Business Records and Images

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box SUPP 38, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1815-1939
Scope and Contents:
Includes receipts, correspondence, and order forms. Visual material contains postcards, bookplate illustrations, and a small board mounted poster. Images include landscapes, architecture, street scenes, portraits, harbor and dock scenes, boats, and maps.
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 Geographical Categories: New York, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Business Records and Marketing Material

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Oversize 69, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1854-1896
Scope and Contents note:
General business records, including import/export documents. Names: Seagram's VO; W.H. Thomas and Son; E.H. Taylor and Sons'; Hiram Walker Imperial. Plus: a pictorial ad for Steinwender and Sellner, Whisky Merchants, St. Louis (1887); board-mounted printed illustration of the J.A. Doughterty's Sons Pure Rye Whiskey Distillery facility, Philadelphia (undated).
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: Whiskey, Liquor, and Spirits, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Whiskey, Liquor, and Spirits
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Whiskey, Liquor, and Spirits / Oversize Material
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Business Records and Marketing Material

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box SUPP 35, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1841-1929
Scope and Contents:
Receipts for wood and lumber dealers, plus a business card and a small pamphlet on the multiple uses of grainless wood (Presdwood, particle board).
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: Wood, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Wood
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Wood / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
9.09 Cubic feet (consisting of 17.5 boxes, 1 folder, 19 oversize folders, 12 map case folders, 3 flat boxes (1 full, 2 partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
1851-1965
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: World Expositions forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of guide books, souvenir books, catalogs, brochures, maps, general images, lithographs, advertising cards, postcards, commemorative stamps, tickets and correspondence created for the World's Fairs. A few trade catalogs (Chicago, 1893), magazines, bubble gum cards (Chicago, 1933-1934) and photographs are also included in the materials. One remarkable item in the world exposition's material is a "peephole" paper toy viewer from the New York 1939-1940 fair.

The amount of material for each fair varies widely. Most of the fairs including Paris 1855, Lausanne 1857, Boston 1883-1884, Bordeaux 1895, Philadelphia 1899, Milan 1906, Albuquerque 1908 and Seattle 1962 have very little information. The Philadelphia 1876 and Chicago 1893 expositions, however, contain a substantial amount of material. A number of expositions are not included among the materials. The container list indicates which fairs the Archives Center has information on in this collection.

A number of the expositions were given a nickname, mostly as a result of the architecture dominating the fair. Examples of those nicknames include the White City (Chicago 1893), the Magic City (Omaha 1898), the Rainbow City (Buffalo 1901), the Ivory City (St. Louis 1904), the Jewel City (San Francisco 1915), and Treasure Island San Francisco 1939-1940).

The World Expositions tend to have a theme or celebrate a special event. "The Age of Steam" was the theme for the first world exposition, held in London in 1851. In 1876, the Philadelphia exposition celebrated a century of American independence. The common name was the "Philadelphia Centennial." The Chicago 1893 fair celebrated the 400th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of America and was referred to as the "World's Columbian Exposition." The Omaha exposition in 1898 is known as the "Invitation to Renewed Expansion of the West." Buffalo's theme in 1901 was "All Americas Exposition", demonstrating the cultural, commercial and technical progress of the Western Hemisphere. Expanding the West was the theme for the St. Louis fair in 1904 to celebrate the lOOth anniversary of the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France. In 1915, San Francisco celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal. American independence was celebrated again in Philadelphia in 1926 marking 150 years. Chicago's fair in 1933-1934 was called "A Century of Progress" it was incorporated as a city in 1833. The exposition in New York in 1939-1940 had two themes: "Building a World for Tomorrow" in 1939 and "For Peace and Freedom" in 1940. San Francisco's world's fair in 1939-1940 also had two themes: "Dawn of a New Day" in 1939 and "Fun in the Fourties" in 1940. The theme for New York's exposition in 1964-1965, "Peace Through Understanding", celebrated the 300th anniversary of the naming of New York by the British and the 15th anniversary of the United Nations in New York City.

Researchers interested in women's history will find little information on that subject. Most of the expositions had a Women's building, however, there are only a few items referring to them in this collection. Such materials include a book from the Philadelphia 1876 fair which discusses women's work. Another book from the Chicago 1893 fair examines the art and handicraft in the Women's building. A pamphlet also from the Chicago fair contains the official minutes of the Board of Lady Managers.

The materials in boxes one through seventeen are organized in chronological order by the name of the location of the fair. A number of manufacturers and distributors of various products created advertising for the expositions. Such materials remain with those created about the fair. A photocopy of product advertising has been filed in the appropriate subject category in the Warshaw Collection. Box eighteen contains miscellaneous items that could not be identified with a particular exposition. Such materials include photographs, advertising cards and souvenir books.

Other collections in the Archives that relate to world expositions are the Orth and Zimm collections. The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940 primarily documents the general organization of the New York fair and specific national or corporate pavilions. Holdings include advertising and promotional literature, press kits, maps and official guides, photographs and brochures. Additional material includes scrapbooks, photo album, diaries, postcards and posters. Among the personal papers of Mr. Orth are correspondence and copies of the newsletter, Exposition Collectors and Historians Organization (ECHO). ECHO was organized by Mr. Orth in 1976 for collectors and historians of world's fairs and disbanded upon his death. This collection is stored off site. Researchers are requested to make an appointment to use the materials. The Zimm Collection contains materials from a number of the world's fairs. These materials are also stored off site and researchers will need to make an appointment.

Materials in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History that relate to the world's fairs can also be found in its Library. The Library has both primary and secondary sources. All of the primary materials have been microfilmed. The library also contains a comprehensive collection of secondary sources on the expositions. Among the secondary sources is a publication The Book Fairs, Materials about World's Fairs, 1834-1916, in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (1992).

Special collections (Dibner Library) contains about thirty very rare items from various world expositions mostly dating from the 1851 fair and those occurring in the 1880s. Such items are mostly coffee table books created about the fairs. All items can be searched in SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information Service.) located in the library or the Archives Center's reference room. Researchers will need to contact the Dibner library to make an appointment to see original materials.

The Museum's curatorial divisions hold a number of three dimensional objects relating to the fairs. For information on the objects researchers should contact the divisions.
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:
World Expositions 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.
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.World
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Exposition Universelle de 1889 [Paris] / 92. Fontaine monumentale [silver albumen photoprint,]

Names:
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (Silver albumen on paper, Image 8-3/8" x 11-1/16", mounted on board, 12-1/4" x 15-1/2".)
Container:
Oversize 72, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Paris (France) -- 1890-1900
Tour Eiffel (Paris, France)
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Sculpture and fountain in foreground, Eiffel Tower in background. Photographer unidentified.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000886.tif (Nonacc. no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Sculpture -- France  Search this
Fountains -- France -- Paris  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver albumen
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: World Expositions / Images, Keepsakes, Promotional Material, Publications, and Other / Oversize, World Expositions / Paris, France
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Windmills, Wind Turbines, Wind Engines

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1857-1895
Scope and Contents note:
Catalogues, advertisements, circulars, and loose illustrations, B&W and color, depicting wind-based solutions. Board-mounted printed cloth of small farm scene. B&W photograph of windmill advertising W.C. Wilson Florist.
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: Waterworks, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks / Genre / Advertising and Marketing / Extraction, Storage, and Delivery: Systems and Equipment
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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C

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1845-1917
Scope and Contents note:
Includes: Croton Aqueduct Board; Conger, J.B.; Cincinnati, City of.
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: Waterworks, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks / Business Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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F

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1843-1909
Scope and Contents:
Includes board mounted photos for Finnesay and Kobler.
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: Wagons, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Wagons
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Wagons / Business Records and Marketing Material
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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I

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2-3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1887-1963
Scope and Contents:
Includes one volume of International Board of Health Journal Company bound stock certificates. A few have been issued, the remainder are blank (1895-1896).
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: Stocks and Bonds, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Stocks and Bonds
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Stocks and Bonds / Business Records and Marketing Material
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Tennis court (lawn) with six men and women between nets [photoprint]

Photographer:
Day, W. E.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4.5" x 7.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Albumen prints
Date:
[no date]
Scope and Contents:
Stamped imprint on verso: "W. E. Day, / Photographer / Pittsfield, Mass." (with "H. B. Arden" written above it).
General:
In Sports series, box 7, "General Image - Tennis" folder.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Copy prints available. Probably public domain. Order from neg. no. 97-9614. Fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Tents  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albumen prints
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sports, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sports
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sports / 6: General Images / Tennis
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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B

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1866-1913
Scope and Contents:
Band of Hope, Board of Temple Trustees.
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: Temperance, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Temperance
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Temperance / Perspectives / Organizations
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Oversize Images

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Oversize 55, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
1862-1881
undated
Scope and Contents:
Three B&W illustrations. Boarding Schools for Young Gentlemen at Nazareth Hall, Pennsylvania (undated). The School Examination (1881). Girard College, Philadelphia (1862).
Series Restrictions:
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: Schools, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools / Genre / Images
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Correspondence, Education Publication, Sunday School Cards

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box SUPP 27, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1835-1924
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence is general, mostly regarding academic research matters. Education publications cover prospective texts for classroom use, re-education booklet for displaced workers, several essays from the Simplified Spelling Board (1907, 1908), and a copy of the Illustrated Education Bulletin (1871). Ticket, pledge card, and home studies flier for Chautauqua Institution. There are also a couple of merit and Sabbath School cards.
Series Restrictions:
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: Schools, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools / Genre
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Business Records

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1855-1933
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence, event announcements, committee and member listings, board documents, parent notices, operations documents and contracts, letterhead examples.
Series Restrictions:
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: Schools, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools / Institutions / Administration and Records / Administration, Management, and Professional Development
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William J. Thomson photograph collection of Easter Island Rongorongo boards

Creator:
Thomson, William J. (William Judah), 1841-1909  Search this
Names:
Mohican Expedition  Search this
Extent:
7 Drawings
15 Prints (albumen)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Easter Island
Date:
circa 1880-1890
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Rongorongo "boards," wooden objects incised with glyphs that originated on Easter Island. The boards shown include the Oar, Keiti, Aruku Kerenga, Mamari, Echancree, Small Santiago, and Large Santiago. The material was probably collected by William J. Thomson for his report "Te Pito Te Henua, or Easter Island."
Biographical/Historical note:
William J. Thomson (1841-1909) was the United States Navy paymaster on the USS Mohican expedition to Easter Island in 1886. The expedition's purposes included archeological surveying and excavation, the creation of geographical charts, and ethnographic research. Two moai (Easter Island stone figures), Rongorongo boards, and a variety of other artifacts for the Smithsonian Institution were collected during the trip.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-13
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs of Easter Island by Thomson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97.
Easter Island specimens donated by Thomson, including original Rongorongo boards and casts of others, can be found in the Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution, in accessions 020078 and 023098.
Additional photographs of the USS Mohican expedition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 76-26.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Rongorongo boards -- Easter Island  Search this
Rongorongo script  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 75-13, William J. Thomson photograph collection of Easter Island Rongorongo boards, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-13
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Publishing

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
6.07 Cubic feet (consisting of 13 boxes, 1 folder, 4 oversize folders, 6 map case folders.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
circa 1800-1966
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Publishing 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:
Publishing covers several related aspects of printing including the physical production, the commercial and retail part of the industry, and the broader concept of publishing. This overlaps with subscription services, bookselling, stationary, photography, book binding, type and typesetting, and the paper industry amongst others.
This subject category- Publishing- consists primarily of catalogues, invoices, receipts, circulars, subscription information, advertising materials, and correspondence relating to publishers and booksellers. The bulk of the material dates from the second half of the 19th century and is from businesses located in the northeastern United States; there are a few items from Canada and Europe. Many businesses referred to themselves as both booksellers and publishers. Some of these companies also sold stationery and other writing materials, art supplies, and gift items. William J. Hamersley of Hartford Connecticut was such a bookseller and a substantial amount of material from his business is part of this collection.

Such major publishing companies as Bobbs-Merrill, R.R. Bowker, Curtis, Dodd-Meade, Dou-bleday, Harper Brothers, Houghton-Mifflin, Lippincott, MacMillan, G.P. Putnam, The Roycrofters, Scribner, and Street and Smith are represented in this collection. Some are book publishers, others published periodicals, and some published both books and magazines. However, the great majority of the businesses represented in this collection served a local market. The publications in this collection are concerned with the business of publishing and bookselling. Among the oversized materials are a number of large and graphic advertising posters.

Publishers and Booksellers includes catalogues, invoices, receipts, circulars, subscription information, advertising, and correspondence from publishers and booksellers. Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the company.

William J. Hamersley Papers includes information about William J. Hamersley (1808-1876) a prominent bookseller in Hartford, Connecticut and is divided into two subseries. According to Geer's Hartford City Directory for 1858-9 his store was located at 23 Main Street. Mr. Hamersley was also the editor of The Hartford Independent Press and served twice as Hartford's mayor. His son William Hamersley became a prominent attorney and jurist. Both men were friends of Mark Twain. Subseries one consists primarily of invoices and receipts from publishers and booksellers that Hamersley did business with, listed alphabetically. The materials date from about 1850 to 1860. Subseries 2 consist of business expense records and miscellaneous business materials; also present are miscellaneous household expenses. These are for food and provisions, home repair and decoration as well as board for his sons, possibly at school. Also included are lists of medical supplies ordered by Dr. Andrew Hamersley. His relationship to William J. Hamersley is unknown.

Publications relating to Publishing consists of periodicals pertaining to new books and literature, business aspects of publishing and bookselling, and printing technology. An article about plagiarism, a biography, and a publication by the New York Public Library are also included.

Miscellaneous Materials Relating to Publishing consists of agent circulars, correspondence, import/export documents, etc. and is arranged by type of material.
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:
Publishing 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.
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Publishing, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Publishing
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Government Reports

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1882-1920
Scope and Contents:
Reports to the State Board of Health of New York, the Chamber of Commerce of Pittsburgh, and the Department of the Interior Bureau of Mines. Subjects cover the methods and apparatus for testing inflammable oils, resources in West Virginia, and the effects of gasoline removal on the heating value of natural gas.
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: Petroleum, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum / Genre
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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General, Politics

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box SUPP 24, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1777-1960
Scope and Contents:
A variety of publications and printed material issued by government entities, campaigns, or about the political process or ideologies - republican, democrat, . Some topics covered include the Government Information Bureau, the US Constitution, national debt, settlement and trade, congressional publications, National Affairs Conference Board reports, a commission plan from the Syracuse Commission Government Association, essays published by the New York Anarchists, a keepsake text of several important American doctrines, frontispieces only of a few text, one political cartoon featuring Uncle Sam, and numerous new clippings. (and XYZ is present. Also includes a Nixon and Lodge campaign flier. One item is in Swedish.
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, Archives Center Subject Categories: Politics, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Politics
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Politics / 13: Images, Records, and Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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