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Larry Zim World's Fair Collection

Collector:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum  Search this
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
Names:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Appalachian Exposition. (Knoxville, Tennessee: 1911)  Search this
Art and Techniques Exposition (Paris, France: 1937)  Search this
British Empire Exhibition (Wembley, London, England: 1924-1925)  Search this
British Empire Exposition (Glasgow, Scotland: 1938)  Search this
Bronx International Exposition (New York, New York: 1917-1918)  Search this
Brussels International (1910 )  Search this
California Midwinter International Exposition (1894 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
California-Pacific International Exposition (San Diego, California: 1935-1936)  Search this
Canadian National Exposition (1937)  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Centennial Exposition of the Ohio Valley and Central States (1888 : Cincinnati, Ohio)  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Chicago Autumn Festival (1899)  Search this
Cincinnati Industrial Exposition (1882 : Cincinnati, Ohio)  Search this
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga)  Search this
Esposizione Internationale (1911 : Turin, Italy)  Search this
Esposizione Internationale D'Arte (Venice, Italy: 1910)  Search this
Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte (1895 : Venice, Italy)  Search this
Exhibition of Art Treasures (1857 : Manchester, England)  Search this
Exhibition, Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association (1878 : Boston, Massachusetts)  Search this
Expo 67 (Montréal, Québec)  Search this
Exposicion Centro-Americana (1897 : Guatemala City, Guatemala)  Search this
Exposition International (1894 : Lyons, France)  Search this
Exposition International Coloniale Maritime et d'Art Flammand (Antwerp, Belgium: 1930)  Search this
Exposition International de Liege (1930)  Search this
Exposition Internationale Maritime (1887 : Le Havre, France)  Search this
Exposition Nationale Belge (1880 : Belgium)  Search this
Exposition Universelle (1885 : Antwerp, Belgium)  Search this
Exposition Universelle de Paris (1855 : Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition Universelle de Paris (1878 : Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris (1931)  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)  Search this
Fiera di Milano (1939)  Search this
Foreign Exhibition (1883 : Boston, Massachusetts)  Search this
Franco-British Exhibition (London, England: 1908)  Search this
Franklin Institute Exhibition (1874 : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)  Search this
Gewerbe Austellung (1896 : Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Great Exhibition of 1851 (London, England)  Search this
Great Industrial Exhibition (1853 : Dublin, Ireland)  Search this
Great Lakes Exposition (Cleveland, Ohio: 1936-1937)  Search this
Hemisfair '68 (San Antonio, Texas: 1968)  Search this
Hudson-Fulton Celebration (1909)  Search this
Imperial International Exhibition (London, England: 1909)  Search this
International Exhibition (1897 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1862 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1871 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1872 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures (1865: Dublin, Ireland)  Search this
International Exposition (Barcelona, Spain: 1929-1930)  Search this
International Exposition (Brussels, Belgium: 1935)  Search this
International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industries (1925 : Paris, France)  Search this
International Exposition on the Environment (Spokane, Washington: 1974)  Search this
International Fire Exhibition 1903 : London, England)  Search this
International Marine Exhibition of Marine Hygiene and Exhibition of the Italian Glories (Genoa, Italy: 1914)  Search this
International Ocean Exposition (Okinawa, Japan: 1975)  Search this
Interstate and West Indian Exposition (Charleston, South Carolina: 1901-1902)  Search this
Italian Exposition (1904 : London, England)  Search this
Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition (Hampton Roads, Virginia: 1907)  Search this
Japan World Exposition (Osaka, Japan: 1970)  Search this
Japan-British Exhibition (London, England: 1910)  Search this
Knoxville International Energy Exposition (1982)  Search this
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.)  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
National Ecuadorian Exposition (Quito, Ecuador: 1909)  Search this
National Export Exposition (1899 : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
Pan-American Exposition (1901: Buffalo, N.Y.)  Search this
Panama-California Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Scottish National Exposition (Edinburgh, Scotland: 1908)  Search this
Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Sydney International Exhibition (Sydney, Australia: 1879)  Search this
Texas Centennial Central Exposition (Dallas, Texas: 1936)  Search this
Universal Exhibition (1873 : Vienna, Austria)  Search this
Western Pennsylvania Exposition (1915 : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition (1884-1885 : New Orleans, La.)  Search this
Extent:
46 Cubic feet (123 boxes and 150 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Postcards
Greeting cards
Stationery
Panoramas
Sheet music
Posters
Shopping bags
Photographs
Stereographs
Menus
Place:
Disneyland (California)
Date:
1841-1988
Scope and Contents:
Memorabilia of fairs and World's Fairs throughout history, both in the United States and abroad, including photographs, stereographs, panoramas and slides; printed materials; postcards; sheet music; philatelic material; stationery and greeting cards; menus and food service items; posters; shopping bags; motion picture films; and other items.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into three series.

Series 1: World's Fair Materials, 1841-1988

Series 2: Reference and Miscellaneous Materials

Series 3: Larry Zim Materials

Series 4: Oversize Materials, 1909-1968
Biographical / Historical:
Larry Zim, whose actual name was Larry Zimmerman, was an industrial designer, a historian of World's Fairs who wrote extensively on the subject, and a collector of World's Fair memorabilia.
Provenance:
Collection by bequest of Larry Zim.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but two oversize folders are 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.
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:
Crystal Palace -- (New York, New York)  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Postcards
Greeting cards
Stationery
Panoramas
Sheet music -- 20th century
Posters
Shopping bags
Photographs -- 19th century
Sheet music -- 19th century
Stereographs
Menus
Citation:
Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, 1841-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0519
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Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8523c6615-9c45-41fc-86c2-ca7717969437
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0519
Online Media:

Melian, Young Woman, in Costume with Two Woven Mats

Creator:
Fassett, Henry Clifford  Search this
Collector:
U. S. Fish Commission  Search this
Names:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Attributed name:
Albatross Expedition  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (005 in x 007 in mounted on 005 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Tongans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1900
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.05278900

OPPS NEG.MNH 40298
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Western Polynesia -- Tonga Islands -- Eua Island
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Oceania: Western Polynesia: Tonga: NM 50990 05278900, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / Oceania / W Polynesia / Tonga
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d6a714c0-da14-49d9-971c-42dd6f2fdec8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref13746
Online Media:

Melian, Young Woman, in Costume Near Banana Trees

Creator:
Fassett, Henry Clifford  Search this
Collector:
U. S. Fish Commission  Search this
Names:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Attributed name:
Albatross Expedition  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (005 in x 007 in mounted on 005 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Tongans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1900
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.05279000

OPPS NEG.MNH 40296
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Western Polynesia -- Tonga Islands -- Eua Island
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Oceania: Western Polynesia: Tonga: NM 50990 05279000, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / Oceania / W Polynesia / Tonga
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3aea55da7-c9a1-4d32-ab3f-453a781a9d07
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref13747
Online Media:

Official catalog of the Department of Fine Arts, Alaska-Yukon- Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 1909

Author:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
124 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1909
[1909]
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Painting  Search this
Call number:
N4888 .A5 1909
N4888.A5 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_388589

West coast expositions and galas

Author:
Book Club of California  Search this
Stark, Samuel  Search this
Barth, Gunther Paul  Search this
Dillon, Richard H.  Search this
Broderick, Henry  Search this
Merrill, Leslie O.  Search this
Johnson, Walter S (Walter Seely) 1880-1969  Search this
Lindsay, Edward M.  Search this
Billington, Ray Allen 1903-1981  Search this
Shumate, Albert  Search this
Allen, Gwenfread E (Gwenfread Elaine) 1904-  Search this
Wilson, Adrian  Search this
Author:
George Waters Color Productions  Search this
Mackenzie & Harris  Search this
California Midwinter International Exposition (1894 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.)  Search this
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Portolà Celebration  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Panama-California Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Tournament of Roses  Search this
Peace voyage of the U.S. White Fleet  Search this
Mid-Pacific Carnival  Search this
Publisher:
Book Club of California  Search this
Physical description:
10 folders : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
Topic:
Postcards--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NC1875.U6 B66 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1060619

Section française des beaux-arts

Author:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
30 p. ; 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1909
1909?]
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Painting, French  Search this
Call number:
ND547 .A33 1909
ND547.A33 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_392117

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition illustrated

Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
[32] p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 x 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington
Seattle
Date:
1909
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
T890.A2 A32 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_469242

Report of the legislative committee from the state of New York to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition, 1909. Transmitted to the Legislature January 25, 1910

Author:
New York (State) Legislature Committee to Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition  Search this
Seward, William Henry 1801-1872  Search this
Wilcox, Benjamin M  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
197 p. plates, ports, 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1910
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453630

Prize list, rules and regulations [microform] : (preliminary) / Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, U.S.A., 1909, Department of Livestock

Dept. of Livestock:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Author:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
121 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
Washington (State)
Seattle
Date:
1908
Topic:
Livestock exhibitions  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.13
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486648

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition directory [microform] : Seattle, U.S.A. June 1 to October 16, 1909

Author:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.) Directories  Search this
Physical description:
24 p
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1909
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486640

Secretary's report of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition [microform] : held at Seattle, June 1st to October 16th, 1909

Author:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
83 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
Washington (State)
Seattle
Date:
1909
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.15
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486650

Report of the Legislative Committee from the state of New York to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909 [microform] : transmitted to the Legislature January 25, 1910

Title:
New York at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, June 1-October 16, 1909
Author:
New York (State) Legislature Legislative Committee to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition  Search this
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
197 p., [34] p. of plates : ill
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1910
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.14
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486649

Prize list, rules and regulations : (preliminary) / Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, U.S.A., 1909, Department of Livestock

Dept. of Livestock:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
121 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (State)
Seattle
Date:
1908
1908?]
Topic:
Livestock exhibitions  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
SF114 .A32 1908
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_452886

Report of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition commission of the state of Washington

Author:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
157 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (State)
Date:
1910
1910]
Call number:
T890.D2 A32 1910
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_464805

The world's most beautiful exposition : Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, Seattle, U.S.A., 1909, June 1st to October 16th / issued by Department of Publicity

Dept. of Publicity:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
22 p. : ill., map ; 24 x 12 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1909
Call number:
T890.B1 A32 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_465897

Participation in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition [microform] : message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the United States Government Board of Managers of the government participation in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

Author:
United States Government Board of Managers Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Wilson, Jesse Everett 1867-  Search this
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
100 p., [39] p. of plates : ill. ; 29 x 24 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
United States
Date:
1911
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.12
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486647

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition : Seattle, June 1-October 16, 1909

Author:
Northern Pacific Railway Company General Passenger Department  Search this
Subject:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
45 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill., maps, 1 plan ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington
Seattle
Alaska
Yukon
Northwest, Pacific
Date:
1909
[1909]
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
T890.L1 A32 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_469240

Catalogue [microform] : Department of Justice exhibit : Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 1909 / Orin J. Field. Also, a brief historical sketch of the Department of Justice : with an outline of its organization and functions / by William W. Lemmond

Title:
Brief historical sketch of the Department of Justice
Author:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Field, Orin J  Search this
Lemmond, William W  Search this
Physical description:
32 p
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1909
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486642

The exhibits of the Smithsonian Institution and United States National Museum at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 1909 [microform]

Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
114 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1909
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486643

Mining and mineral wealth of Alaska [microform] / by Alfred H. Brooks

Author:
Brooks, Alfred H (Alfred Hulse) 1871-1924  Search this
United States Department of the Interior  Search this
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1909
Topic:
Mineralogy  Search this
Call number:
mfm 003107.167.10
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486645

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