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Katherine Anthracite coal

Collection Creator:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.  Search this
Container:
Box 30 (Series 2), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1901
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must use microfilm copy. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audiovisual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Technical Access: Viewing the film portion of the collection without reference copies requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to audio discs requires special arrangement. Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. Publication and production quality duplication is restricted due to complex copyright, publicity rights, and right to privacy issues. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff. Potential users must receive written permission from appropriate rights holders prior to obtaining high quality copies.
Collection Citation:
NW Ayer & Sons, incorporated Advertising Agency Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records / Series 2: Proof Sheets
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0059-ref5475

Map of Wyoming Anthracite Coal Field, Pennsylvania

Collection Creator:
Erie Railroad Company  Search this
Olevsky, Walter  Search this
Collection Donor:
ConRail  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Map
Container:
Map-rolled 1
Type:
Archival materials
Maps
Date:
1869
Scope and Contents:
Map drawn by R.P. Rothwell, Mining Engineer, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Map stamped, "Please return to chief draftsman, Erie Railroad Company."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Erie Railroad Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Erie Railroad Collection
Erie Railroad Collection / Series 6: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1082-ref1916

Virginia Anthracite Coal & Railway Co., car 5, order no. 5407, neg.1412

Collection Creator:
American Car and Foundry Co. (Jackson & Sharp Car Co.)  Search this
Jackson & Sharp Car Co.  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
Container:
Volume 8, Page 25
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Special care required in handling photographs, as the bound volumes are in poor condition.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Jackson and Sharp Car Co. Records and American Car and Foundry Co. Collection, 1884-1948, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Jackson & Sharp Car Company Records and American Car & Foundry Company Collection
Jackson & Sharp Car Company Records and American Car & Foundry Company Collection / Series 2: Photographs / 2.3: American Car & Foundry Co. Railroad Equipment
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0156-ref980

Girard Estate Records

Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Creator:
Lehigh Valley Coal Company  Search this
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company  Search this
Millington, W.P.  Search this
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company  Search this
Wagner, E.C.  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (16 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Application forms
Blueprints
Correspondence
Deeds
Journals (accounts)
Land titles
Maps
Patents
Photographs
Reports
Place:
Pennsylvania -- Anthracite coal industry
Date:
1790-1964
Scope and Contents:
Records include voluminous correspondence, much of it to or from W.P. Millington, Secretary of the Estate; with the Lehigh Valley Coal Company and Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; and with the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company. Also reports, including annual reports, reports by the Mining Engineer, and reports on visits by trustees; applications for permits; leases, including the lease for the City of Philadelphia as trustee under the will of Stephen Girard to Lehigh Valley Coal Company, 1884-1899; deeds; original agreements regarding the land, 1785 and 1793; licenses to mine coal; photographs, including photographs taken as part of surveys; blueprints; maps; patents; and daily journals for the years 1872, 1873, and 1879, kept by E.C. Wagner, Assistant Superintendent for the Girard Estate, detailing such things as inspections, meetings, etc.
Arrangement:
The collection is divied into six series.

Series 1: Girard Estate General Background Materials, 1794-1955 Series 2: Leases, Agreements and Deeds, 1794-1928 Series 3: Court Cases and Legal Materials, 1790-1928 Series 4: Reports, 1830-1964 Series 5: W. Parkes Millington's Files (Correspondence), 1830-1953 Series 6: Photographs, 1861-1913
Biographical / Historical:
In 1830, Stephen Girard, a merchant, financier, and philanthropist, purchased 67 tracts of land in Pennsylvania that had been held by trustees of the first Bank of the United States. A large portion of the land passed into the Girard Trusts, bequeathed by Girard to the city of Philadelphia. Beginning in 1862, leases for the mining of coal on these lands were granted by the Estate.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Lehigh Coal and Navigation Compamny Records (NMAH.AC.0071)

Lehigh Valley Coal Copmany Record (NMAH.AC.1106)

Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company Records (NMAH.AC.0282)
Provenance:
Collected for the Museum for the Division of Extractive Industries, now the Division of Work and Industry.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Coal mines and mining  Search this
Mining -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Genre/Form:
Application forms
Blueprints
Correspondence
Deeds
Journals (accounts)
Land titles
Maps
Patents
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Photographs -- 20th century
Reports
Citation:
Girard Estate Records, 1870-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1011
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Girard Estate Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1011

Anthracite Coal Industry Commission

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lehigh Valley Coal Company  Search this
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company  Search this
Millington, W.P.  Search this
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company  Search this
Wagner, E.C.  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1937-07-1937-08
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Girard Estate Records, 1870-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Girard Estate Records
Girard Estate Records / Series 5: W. Parkes Millington's Files (Correspondence)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1011-ref613

Metamorphic Rock Anthracite Coal

Discipline:
Mineral Sciences  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Lattimer Mines, North America, United States, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Scientific Name:
Metamorphic Rock Anthracite Coal
USNM Number:
EO400153-DSP
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33db86f0d-2d9d-4a4a-add5-4682b8ddc889
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10849671
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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 36

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 20, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1923 April 13-1923 November 14
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref325
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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 54

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 21, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1933 December 25-1934 December 31
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref343
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Clippings

Collection Creator:
Wise, John, 1808-1879  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection, Acc. 2001.0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection
John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection / Series 1: Documents
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0002-ref4

anthracite coal

Measurements:
overall - box: 3 3/8 in x 9 3/8 in x 9 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 23.8125 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
Anthracite Coal
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MT-0729
Accession number:
57907
Catalog number:
MHI-MT-0729
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-dfe8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_871128

anthracite coal, briquettes

Measurements:
overall: 2 1/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Anthracite Coal, Briquettes
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MT-0737
Accession number:
57907
Catalog number:
MHI-MT-0737
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-dfe9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_871129

anthracite coal, briquettes

Measurements:
overall - box: 6 3/4 in x 9 3/8 in x 9 3/8 in; 17.145 cm x 23.8125 cm x 23.8125 cm
Object Name:
Anthracite Coal, Briquettes
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MT-0730
Accession number:
57907
Catalog number:
MHI-MT-0730
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-dfea-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_871130

Coaldale Colliery Anthracite Carving

Object Name:
anthracite coal carving
Credit Line:
Anna Molotzak
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9241
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9241
Accession number:
271421
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-f2e5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_871865

Coal Carving

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 1 in; 8.255 cm x 15.875 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
carving, coal
Credit Line:
James R. Deegan in the name of William J. Deegan
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9642
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9642
Accession number:
288159
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Industry & Manufacturing
Art
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e2bc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872387
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Mining Journal

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
leather (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 8 in x 1 5/16 in; 24.765 cm x 20.32 cm x 3.33375 cm
Object Name:
journal
mining journal
Date made:
1897
ID Number:
2016.0140.01
Catalog number:
2016.0140.01
Accession number:
2016.0140
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9354-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1807146
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"Oregon-Mexico" pictorial embroidery; Pennsylvania; ca.1846

Physical Description:
linen, wool, silk, glass beads, cut steel beads (overall material)
cross stitch; plushwork (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 18 11/16 in x 21 in; 47.4345 cm x 53.34 cm
overall: 27 1/4 in x 29 1/2 in; 69.215 cm x 74.93 cm
Object Name:
Pictorial embroidery
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pottsville
Date made:
1846-1847
Subject:
Mexican War  Search this
Needlework  Search this
Related event:
Mexican War  Search this
ID Number:
2015.0218.01
Accession number:
2015.0218
Catalog number:
2015.0218.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9dcc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1761766

Model of Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Steam Locomotive #408

Maker:
Severn-Lamb Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/8 in x 9 3/4 in x 26 in; 18.0975 cm x 24.765 cm x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
model, locomotive
Other Terms:
Locomotive and Tender, 408, 1877; Rail
Maker:
United Kingdom: England, Stratford-upon-Avon
Associated Place:
United States: Pennsylvania
Date made:
1965
Used date:
1877
Subject:
Locomotives  Search this
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
TR.326277
Catalog number:
326277
Accession number:
258718
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
America on the Move
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-38f0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843771
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Model of the 1849 Steam Locomotive Philadelphia

Maker:
Holden, Ernie H.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 4 in x 19 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 10.16 cm x 49.53 cm
Object Name:
model, locomotive
Other Terms:
Locomotive and Tender, Philadelphia, 1844-49; Rail
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Associated Place:
United States: Pennsylvania
Date made:
ca 1963
1963
Used date:
1849
Subject:
Locomotives  Search this
Railroads  Search this
ID Number:
TR.321896
Catalog number:
321896
Accession number:
245729
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
America on the Move
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-7a3d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_843778
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Flight

Created by:
C. Edgar Patience, American, 1906 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
anthracite
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 11/16 × 2 3/8 × 1 7/16 in. (6.8 × 6 × 3.6 cm)
Type:
sculpture
Place made:
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dr. Juanita Patience Moss and descendants
Object number:
2016.70.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Dr. Juanita Patience Moss
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd556ec2e8f-194f-4a1d-8c78-cc9801114084
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.70.1
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Anthracite coal heart-shaped pendant attributed to C. Edgar Patience

Created by:
C. Edgar Patience, American, 1906 - 1972  Search this
Designed by:
Harry Brazier Patience, American, 1877 - 1926  Search this
Medium:
anthracite, pyrite, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/16 × 1 × 1 1/4 in. (0.5 × 2.5 × 3.1 cm)
Type:
pendants (jewelry)
Place collected:
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dr. Juanita Patience Moss and descendants
Object number:
2016.70.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harry Brazier Patience
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Adornment
Exhibition:
A Century in the Making
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C X06
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd554f3759c-6164-4b98-a678-a617900fdba1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.70.2
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