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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair

Collector:
Orth, Edward J.  Search this
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization  Search this
Names:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Souvenirs
Photographs
Pamphlets
Guidebooks
Exhibition posters--1930-1940
Diaries
Ephemera
Film transparencies
Motion picture film
Posters
Place:
Flushing Meadows Park (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1835-2000, undated
Summary:
Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.
Scope and Contents:
Collection primarily documents the conception, planning, construction, management, and operations of the 1939 New York World's Fair located in Flushing Meadows, New York. Materials provide historical context and cultural significance as recorded in publications, artwork, photographs, ephemera, postcards, maps, plans, exhibitor's literature, souvenirs, and motion picture film. Most of the materials were primarily created for people who attended the fair. Some of the materials include scrapbooks created by fair visitors to document their experiences. There is a significant amount of material relating to other fairs, New York tourism, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and the World's Fair Collector's Society. Other forms of entertainment such as festivals, the Olympic games, and Disney World are also found among these materials. There is little information relating to Edward Orth's personal and professional life as a city planner. The collection is arranged into eleven series.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into eleven series.

Series 1, Edward J. Orth Personal Papers, 1915-1989, undated

Subseries 1.1, Correspondence, 1939-1989

Subseries 1.2, Other Materials, 1915-1989, undated

Series 2, Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and World's Fair Collector's Society, Incorporated Records, 1942-1990, undated

Subseries 2.1, General Information, 1960-1988, undated

Subseries 2.2, Correspondence, 1942-1990, undated

Subseries 2.3, Classified and Wanted Advertisements, 1956-1988, undated

Subseries 2.4, Financial Records, 1976-1989

Subseries 2.5, Newsletters, 1969-1988, undated

Subseries 2.6, Membership Materials, 1970s-1989, undated

Series 3, New York World's Fair, Incorporated Records, 1900-1988, undated

Subseries 3.1, Administrative Files, 1900-1977, undated

Subseries 3.2, Amusement Zone, 1937-1940, undated

Subseries 3.3, Communications and Business Systems Zone, 1939-1965, undated

Subseries 3.4, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1949, undated

Subseries 3.5, Food Zone, 1939-1975

Subseries 3.6, Government Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.7, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.8, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.9, Ephemera, 1938-1988, undated

Series 4, Photographic Materials, 1939-1968, undated

Subseries 4.1, General, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.2, Amusement Area, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.3, Business Systems Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.4, Communications Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.5, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.6, Food Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.7, Government Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.8, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.9, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.10, Miscellaneous, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.11, Oversize Photographs, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.12, Color Slides, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.13, Color Transparencies, 1940-1942, undated

Subseries 4.14, Edward Orth, 1967-1968

Series 5, Scrapbooks, 1938-1981

Series 6, Postcards, 1906-1985, undated

Subseries 6.1, Amusement Area, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.2, Business Systems Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.3, Communications Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.4, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.5, Food Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.6, Government Zone, International, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.7, Government Zone, Federal and States, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.8, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.9, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.10, General, 1940, undated

Subseries 6.11, By Type, 1906-1985, undated

Series 7, Publications Related to World's Fairs, 1922-1989, undated

Subseries 7.1, Magazines, 1922-1988, undated

Subseries 7.2, Newspaper Articles, 1935-1989, undated

Subseries 7.3, Other Publications, 1937-1989, undated

Subseries 7.4, Other Subjects, 1962-1989

Series 8, Materials Relating to Other Fairs, 1851-2000, undated

Subseries 8.1, Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or Crystal Palace Exhibition, 1851

Subseries 8.2, Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, 1853-1853

Subseries 8.3, International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine or Centennial International Exhibition, 1876

Subseries 8.4, World's Columbian Exposition or Chicago World's Fair, 1893

Subseries 8.5, Exposition Internationale D'Anvers, Antwerp, Belgium

Subseries 8.6, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition, 1897

Subseries 8.7, Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, 1898

Subseries 8.8, Expositions, 1901

Subseries 8.9, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1906

Subseries 8.10, Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition, 1907

Subseries 8.11, Alaska, Yukon, Pacific Exposition, 1909

Subseries 8.12, Panama-California Exposition, 1915-1916

Subseries 8.13, Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts, and Industries, 1918

Subseries 8.14, Sesquicentennial Exposition, 1926

Subseries 8.15, Barcelona International Exposition, 1929

Subseries 8.16, L'Exposition Coloniale, Paris, 1931

Subseries 8.17, Olympics, 1932

Subseries 8.18, A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933

Subseries 8.19, Expositions, 1933-1935

Subseries 8.20, Expositions, 1936-1937

Subseries 8.21, Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, 1937

Subseries 8.22, Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939

Subseries 8.23, Festival of Britain, Britain, London, United Kingdom, 1951

Subseries 8.24, Milan Fair, 1955

Subseries 8.25, Exposition Universelle et venti Internationale de Bruxelles, 1958

Subseries 8.26, American National Exhibition, 1959

Subseries 8.27, New York's World Fair, 1961-1977, undated

Subseries 8.28, Century 21 Exhibition, 1961-1962

Subseries 8.29, International and Universal Exposition or Expo 67, 1967

Subseries 8.30, Long Beach, California, 1967-1968

Subseries 8.31, HemisFair 68, 1968

Subseries 8.32, Expo 70 or Japan World Exposition, 1970

Subseries 8.33, Expo 74 or International Exposition on the Environment

Subseries 8.34, Expo 75 or International Ocean Exposition, 1975

Subseries 8.35, American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976, 1976

Subseries 8.36, Queen's Bicentennial Festival, 1975-1976

Subseries 8.37, Plovdiv International Exhibition of 1981 or Expo 81

Subseries 8.38, Kobe Port Island Exposition or Portopia 81, 1981

Subseries 8.39, Knoxville International Energy Exposition or 1982 World's Fair, 1982

Subseries 8.40, Louisiana World Exposition, 1984

Subseries 8.41, Games of the XXIII Olympiad, 1984

Subseries 8.42, The International Exposition, Tsukuba, Japan or The International Science Technology Exposition, 1985

Subseries 8.43, Queen's Festival, 1985

Subseries 8.44, 1986 World Exposition on Transportation and Communication or Expo 86, 1986

Subseries 8.45, World Expo 88, 1988

Subseries 8.46, Universal Exposition of Seville or Expo 92, 1992

Subseries 8.47, Expo 2000, 2000

Subseries 8.48, Other Events and Celebrations, 1886-1989

Subseries 8.49, Combined Fairs, 1968-1994

Subseries 8.50, General information about world's fairs, 1964-1980

Series 9, Ephemera, 1892-1989, undated

Subseries 9.1, New York and New York World's Fair, 1892-1989, undated

Subseries 9.2, Other States and Countries, 1835, 1939, undated

Subseries 9.3, Motion Picture Film and Entertainment, 1937-1981, undated

Series 10, Audio Visual Materials, 1939, 1964-1965, undated

Subseries 10.1, Moving Images, 1939, 1964-1965, undated

Subseries 10.2, Sound Recordings, undated

Series 11, Oversize, 1835-1992, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Biographical / Historical

Edward Joseph Orth grew up with a strong interest in history, particularly the history of the 1939 New York World's Fair. Orth's visit to the fair as a twelve-year-old boy led to a life-long passion of collecting. At the time of his death, he had amassed enough materials to fill two homes in California. Orth also collected materials from several other fairs. In addition, he saved some of the records of the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and the World's Fair Collector's Society.

Orth was born April 19, 1927, to Andrew Joseph Orth and Florence Minnie Gordon Orth in Glendale, New York. In the 1930s, the Orth family lived in several locations in New York including Ridgewood, Brooklyn, Glendale, and Queens. The home that made the most impact in young Orth's life came in 1935 when the family moved to St. Albans, Queens seven miles from Flushing Meadow Park, the future site of the 1939 fair. Sadly in 1939 there were several deaths in the family including three grandparents. The severe loss of life limited family social activities but a drive by the future site of the fair provided Orth a glimpse of the Trylon and Perisphere. He would later remark that the sight appeared to be magic. In the summer of 1939, he went to the fair with his classmates from Public School 136. The next summer Orth and his father purchased a 10-admission ticket from an elementary school in Hollis, Queens, New York. He saved every souvenir and any information he could find about the fair. He filled scrapbooks with images from newspapers and postcards from the Curt Teich and Manhattan Postcard companies. When his family moved from an apartment to a house, he acquired a fair bench which was kept in the backyard.

In 1941, Orth attended Newton High School in Elmhurst, and Queens, New York. The high school offered a college preparatory program with heavy emphasis on mathematics, science, mechanical drawing, and workshop courses. Orth's education and training combined with the knowledge he gained from motion picture films viewed at the fair, including Thomas Edison's "The City of Light," Ford Motor Company's "Road of Tomorrow," "Democracy," and General Motors' "Futurama" provided the foundation and inspiration for a career in architecture and landscaping. He ultimately became a city planner for the state of California. By 1943, Orth was exploring used magazine and bookstores in New York City to acquire more fair materials before enlisting in the United States Army in 1945. Upon his discharge he resumed buying and trading fair postcards. From 1948-1953, Orth attended the University of California and the University of Connecticut where he studied architecture and landscape design. During these years he posted advertisements in various publications in his continued pursue for fair materials.

In March 1953, Mr. Orth moved to Los Angeles, California. There he formed lasting friendships with other collectors. By 1967, Orth and several of his closest friends including Peter Warner, Oscar Hengstler, David Oats, Larry Zim, and Ernest Weidhaas conceived the idea of a fair collector's organization. By the summer of 1968, the group had formally created the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO).

As time passed Orth became increasing concerned about the welfare of his collection. He wanted it to go to a museum rather than be sold in parts. In his will he stipulated that the collection would be given to the Smithsonian Institution upon his death. Jon Zackman, former Smithsonian employee, interviewed Orth's brother George and fair collector Peter Warner. Orth and Warner corresponded and traded objects over many years. Mr. Orth primarily covered the west coast area while Peter Warner was his east coast counterpart. Edward Orth died on September 6,1989 in Los Angeles, California at the age of sixty-two.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

New York World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0134

Landor Design Collection, NMAH.AC.0500

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subject Category, World Expos, NMAH.AC.0060

Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0519

Alice R. Hillis World's Fair Film, NMAH.AC.0531

Borden Company 1939 New York World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.1063

Memories of the New York World's Fair, NMAH.AC.0592

Archives Center World Expositions Collection, NMAH.AC.0825

Daniel H. Meyerson World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0745

Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection, NMAH.AC.1132

Princeton University Posters Collection, NMAH.AC.0433

Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records, NMAH.AC.0395

Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project, NMAH.AC.0417

Messmore and Damon Company Records, NMAH.AC.0846

Thomas Norrell Railroad Collection, NMAH.AC.1174

William L. Bird Holidays on Display Collection, NMAH.AC.1288

Wurlitzer Company Records, NMAH.AC.0469

Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, NMAH.AC.0200

Materials at Other Organizations

New York Public Library The New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated Records, 1935-1945, MssCol 2233.

New York City 1939 World's Fair architectural drawings, circa 1935. Museum of the City of New York. Museum of the City of New York.

New York City 1939 World's Fair Collection, 1939-1940. Museum of the City of New York. New York World's Fair 1939/40 Collection. Queens Museum.

1939 New York World's Fair Postcards, Identifier: 1972-320, Audiovisual Collections Repository, Hagley Museum & Library
Separated Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

Artifacts from the collection include several thousand souvenirs and examples of memorabilia commemorating the fair to include buttons and badges, ceramics, glassware, clothing, costume jewelry, coins and medals, commemorative spoons and flatware, toys and games, and philatelic material which are all part of the Division of Home and Community Life's holdings (now Division of Cultural and Community Life).
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment, please inquire. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes. 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:
Exhibitions -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Amusement parks--History  Search this
Amusement parks--New York (State)--History  Search this
Architecture--Exhibitions  Search this
Architecture--New York (State)--New York  Search this
Architecture--United States--Designs and plans  Search this
Burlesque shows--New York (State)--New York--1930-1940  Search this
Business history Business enterprises--United States--History  Search this
Chicago's Century of Progress  Search this
Construction and civil engineering  Search this
Construction industry--United States--Management--History  Search this
Corporate culture--History  Search this
Corporate culture--United States  Search this
Engineering--History--20th century  Search this
Exhibition buildings – New York (State) – New York  Search this
Exhibition buildings--1920-1940  Search this
Exhibitions -- Design  Search this
Fairs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History  Search this
Fashion--History--20th century  Search this
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (New York, N.Y.)--History  Search this
Food in popular culture--New York (State)--New York  Search this
Graphic arts--United States--History--20th century  Search this
International exhibitions  Search this
International Exhibitions Bureau  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative--History--20th century  Search this
Technology -- United States -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Transportation--New York Metropolitan Area--Planning  Search this
Transportation--New York (State)  Search this
United States --Foreign relations --1933-1945  Search this
Urban parks--United States--History  Search this
Urban design  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States  Search this
Consumerism  Search this
Consumers--History--20th century  Search this
General Motors Corporation  Search this
Grand Central Parkway extension  Search this
Organizational behavior--United States--History  Search this
Public relations--History  Search this
New York World's Fair Commission  Search this
Queens (New York, N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Souvenirs -- 1930-1940
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1930-1940
Pamphlets -- 1930-1940
Guidebooks -- 1930-1940
Exhibition posters--1930-1940
Diaries
Ephemera -- 20th century
Film transparencies
Motion picture film
Posters -- 1930-1940
Citation:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0560
See more items in:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep808504c62-92bb-48b1-8a76-f9d279516c33
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0560
Online Media:

Frank Gehry recent project = Furanku Gērī : saishin purojekuto [edited by Yukio Futagawa ; translation, Masayuki Harada, Kei Sato]

Title:
Frank Gehry : recent project = [フランク・ゲーリー : 最新プロジェクト / edited by Yukio Futagawa ; translation, Masayuki Harada, Kei Sato]
Recent project
Furanku Gērī saishin purojekuto
フランク・ゲーリー : 最新プロジェクト
Author:
Gehry, Frank O. 1929-  Search this
Futagawa, Yukio 1932-2013  Search this
Physical description:
171 pages illustrations (some color), plans (some color) 30 cm
Type:
Designs and plans
Dessins et plans
Interviews
Architectural drawings
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2011
21st century
21e siècle
United States
Topic:
Architects  Search this
Architecture, Modern  Search this
Architectes  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Architects--Designs and plans  Search this
Architecture, Modern--Designs and plans  Search this
Architektur  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111784

John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989

Creator:
Vassos, John, 1898-1985  Search this
Subject:
Second, George  Search this
Byard, Dorothy  Search this
Vassos, Ruth  Search this
Sanders, Bernard  Search this
Radio Corporation of America.  Search this
Prudential Lines, Inc.  Search this
Perey Manufacturing Company  Search this
Packard Motor Car Company  Search this
Savage Arms Corporation  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
Remington Arms Company  Search this
Matthias Hohner AG  Search this
Kuljian Corporation  Search this
Industrial Designers Society of America  Search this
Silvermine Guild of Artists  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Paintings
Photographs
Screen prints
Transcripts
Design drawings
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Slides (photographs)
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Theaters -- Designs and plans  Search this
Authors -- Connecticut  Search this
Theaters -- Decoration  Search this
Muralists -- Connecticut  Search this
Illustrators -- Connecticut  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9640
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211848
AAA_collcode_vassjohn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211848
Online Media:

Eric Gugler papers, 1889-1977

Creator:
Gugler, Eric, 1889-1974  Search this
Subject:
Gugler, Frida  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor  Search this
Cornell, Katharine  Search this
Type:
Sketches
Watercolors
Glass plate negatives
Paintings
Photographs
Blueprints
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Architecture -- Designs and plans  Search this
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8995
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211184
AAA_collcode_gugleric
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211184
Online Media:

Planning your individual home the Midland Park Lumber & Supply Co., Inc

Author:
National Plan Service, Inc. (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Midland Park Lumber & Supply Co. (N.J.)  Search this
Physical description:
95 pages color illustrations, plans 53 cm
Type:
Designs and plans
Architectural drawings
Trade catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1950
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Call number:
NA7208 .N38 1950
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1043794

The model architect a series of original designs for cottages, villas, suburban residences, etc., accompanied by explanations, specifications, estimates, and elaborate details, prepared expressly for the use of projectors and artisans throughout the United States by Samuel Sloan

Author:
Sloan, Samuel 1815-1884  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes illustrations 36 cm
Type:
Designs and plans
Architectural drawings
Place:
United States
Date:
1860
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_937907

Modern public gardens Robert Royston and the suburban park Reuben M. Rainey, JC Miller

Author:
Rainey, Reuben M  Search this
Author:
Miller, J. C  Search this
University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design  Search this
Physical description:
160 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Designs and plans
Biographies
Dessins et plans
Architectural drawings
Place:
California
San Francisco Bay Area
Californie
San Francisco, Région de la Baie de
Date:
2006
Topic:
Landscape architects  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Parks  Search this
Architectes paysagistes  Search this
Architecture du paysage  Search this
Parcs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1112150

The British architect, or, The builders treasury of stair-cases containing, I. An easier, more intelligible, and expeditious method of drawing the five orders, than has hitherto been published ... II. Likewise stair-cases ... III. Designs of arches, doors, and windows. IV. A great variety of new and curious chimney-pieces, in the most elegant and modern taste. V. Corbels, shields, and other beautiful decorations. VI. Several useful and necessary rules of carpentry ; with the manner of truss'd roofs, and the nature of a splay'd circular soffit, both in a streight and circular wall, never published before. Together with raking cornices, groins, and angle brackets, described. The whole being illustrated with upwards of one hundred designs and examples, curiously engraved by the best hands on sixty folio copper-plates by Abraham Swan, architect

Title:
Builder's treasury of staircases
British architect
Builders treasury of staircases
Author:
Swan, Abraham  Search this
Engraver:
Cole, B (Benjamin),)  Search this
Rooker, Edward -1774  Search this
Former owner:
United States Patent Office Scientific Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 16 pages, 60 leaves of plates illustrations, plans 44 cm (folio)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Designs and plans
Specimens
Architectural drawings
Copper engraving (printing process)
Early works
Engravings
Place:
England
London
Date:
176u
1745
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Architecture--Details  Search this
Carpentry  Search this
Columns  Search this
Engraving, English  Search this
Engraving--Printing  Search this
Fireplaces  Search this
Staircases  Search this
Call number:
NA2517 .S72 1762 folio
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1054308

Der Treppenbau in Holz, oder, Praktische Anleitung zur Construction der Treppen in Holz für Zimmerleute, Tischler und Baubeflissene enthaltend 26 in Form und und Construction verschiedene Treppen auf 15 Tafeln in Folio mit erläuterndem Texte bearbeitet und herausgegeben von J. Andreas Romberg

Title:
Praktische Anleitung zur Construction der Treppen in Holz für Zimmerleute, Tischler und Baubeflissene
Treppenbau in Holz
Author:
Romberg, Johann Andreas  Search this
Former owner:
United States Patent Office Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
8 pages, 15 leaves of plates illustrations 46 cm
Type:
Designs and plans
Architectural drawings
Date:
1860
Topic:
Stair building  Search this
Staircases  Search this
Call number:
TH5667 .R66 1860
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047007

Plans for the United States National Museum

Author:
Cluss & Schulze  Search this
Subject:
Cluss, Adolph 1825-1905  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 14w x 11h; Type of Image: Architectural; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Architecture
Date:
1878
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Schulze, Paul  Search this
Standard number:
2002-10710
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9031

Architectural History of the Smithsonian Quadrangle, 1983

Subject:
Carlhian, Jean-Paul  Search this
Collins, Lester d. 1993  Search this
Yoshimura, Junzō 1908-1997  Search this
Renton, Humphry 1752-1818  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
S. Dillon Ripley International Center  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbot  Search this
Sasaki Associates  Search this
South Yard  Search this
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1983-1987
Topic:
Museum architecture  Search this
Underground architecture  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Landscape gardening  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14448

Model of Wright Brothers' Airplane

Author:
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Model; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1964
Topic:
Models  Search this
Wright Brothers' Aeroplane  Search this
Wright Brothers' Airplane  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Flying-machines  Search this
Architectural firms  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Architects  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018101
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14757

Concept Model of Exterior for New National Air Museum

Author:
McKim, Mead & White  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Model, Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1955
Topic:
Models  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Exterior architecture  Search this
Architectural firms  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architects  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018102
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14758

Downward View of a Concept Model for New National Air Museum

Author:
McKim, Mead & White  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Model, Exterior; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1955
Topic:
Models  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018103
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14759

Downward View of Concept Model for National Air Museum

Author:
McKim, Mead & White  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Model, Exterior; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
c. 1955
Topic:
Models  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018105
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14761

Concept Drawing of Exterior for National Air & Space Museum

Author:
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Architectural drawings, Exterior; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Architectural drawings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Exterior architecture  Search this
Architectural firms  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture--Drawings and plans  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018123
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14783

Concept Model of Exterior for National Air & Space Museum

Author:
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior, Model; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972
Topic:
Architecture--Details  Search this
Models  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Exterior architecture  Search this
Architectural firms  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018124
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14787

Concept Model of Exterior for National Air & Space Museum

Author:
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Exterior, Model; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972
Topic:
Models  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Exterior architecture  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Architecture--Details  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018125
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14788

Concept Model of Exterior for National Air & Space Museum

Author:
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior, Model; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972
Topic:
Models  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Architecture--Drawings and plans  Search this
Exterior architecture  Search this
Architectural firms  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Architecture--Details  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018126
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14789

Concept Model of Exterior for National Air & Space Museum

Author:
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum  Search this
Subject:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior, Model; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Model
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1972
Topic:
Models  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Exterior architecture  Search this
Architectural firms  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Architecture--Design and plans  Search this
Architecture--Details  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2017-018127
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14790

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