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[Trade catalogs from Peerless Mfg. Co. (NJ)]

Variant company name:
Philadelphia, PA  Search this
Company Name:
Peerless Mfg. Co. (NJ)  Search this
Notes content:
circa 1883 catalog for Peerless Gas Machine and other Novelties in Metal ; contractor for building gas works for small cities and towns and for piping buildings
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Camden, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Motors  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29676
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29676

[Trade catalogs from Peerless Mfg. Co. (PA/NJ)]

Variant company name:
Camden, NJ  Search this
Company Name:
Peerless Mfg. Co. (PA/NJ)  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 1883 catalog for Peerless Gas Machine and other novelties in metal ; contractor for building gas works for small cities and towns and for piping buildings, etc...
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Camden, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Motors  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29717
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29717

[Trade catalogs from National Cable Railway Co.]

Company Name:
National Cable Railway Co.  Search this
Notes content:
traction railway system for cities and towns
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32838
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32838

A Village Scene

Artist:
Peter Moran, born Bolton, England 1841-died Philadelphia, PA 1914  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 4 x 4 1/2 in. (10.1 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1880-1890
Topic:
Animal\dog  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Cityscape\town  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\wall  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Museum of American History, Division of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.122.52
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk712a2d2a0-210e-4e7a-a7de-5106ea77e9be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.122.52

W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection

Photographer:
Minor, Frank (photographer)  Search this
Creator:
Armstrong, W. L., Mrs.  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution -- 1880-1890  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views
Photographs
Place:
Washington D.C. -- photographs -- 1860-1890
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Hains Point (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1980
Manassas (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Date:
1865-1885
Summary:
Glass plate negatives of views of Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
Scope and Contents:
11 8" x 10" and 10 4" x 5" glass photonegatives, some marked "1885", one marked "1865" and "Libby Prison"), but most seem from ca. 1885; silver gelatin except two silver collodion plates, one of which bears the "1865." The large plates were stored in a nineteenth-century wooden, grooved plate box (now stored separately). Images depict buildings and sites in Washington, D.C., including: aerial or bird's-eye views possibly taken from the (unfinished?) Washington Monument; the Manassas Panorama building with the completed (capped) Monument visible in the background; Washington street scenes, especially Pennsylvania Avenue; the Smithsonian castle; the U.S. Capitol; the White House; and dredging operations to create Hains Point.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer(s) and circumstances of creation unknown.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. W. L. Armstrong, February 3, 1986.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Streets -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- 1880-1890  Search this
Waterfronts -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Dredging -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Cycloramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Cities and towns -- 1880-1890  Search this
Capitols -- 1880-1890  Search this
Buildings -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Architecture -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Libby Prison -- 1880-1890  Search this
Paintings -- 1880-1890  Search this
Panoramas -- 1880-1890  Search this
Genre/Form:
Wet collodion negatives
Aerial views -- 1880-1890 -- Washington (D.C.)
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- Collodion -- 19th century
Citation:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection, 1865-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0183
See more items in:
W. L. Armstrong Washingtoniana Glass Negative Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ed09348-d357-44a7-b496-9fe006dfb69f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0183
Online Media:

Postcards of the night : views of American cities / John A. Jakle

Author:
Jakle, John A  Search this
Center for American Places  Search this
Physical description:
128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 24 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
1918-1945
1865-1918
Topic:
City and town life  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Night photography  Search this
Postcards  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
History, Local  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_721517

City games : the evolution of American urban society and the rise of sports / Steven A. Riess

Author:
Riess, Steven A  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 332 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Sports--History  Search this
Working class--Recreation--History  Search this
Labor--Recreation--History  Search this
Labor movement--Recreation--History  Search this
Sports--Economic aspects--History  Search this
Sports--Social aspects--History  Search this
City and town life--History  Search this
Call number:
GV583.R54 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400570

Rulers, townsmen, and bazaars : north Indian society in the age of British expansion, 1770-1870 / C.A. Bayly

Author:
Bayly, C. A (Christopher Alan)  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 489 p. : maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Date:
1988
19th century
Topic:
Middle class--History  Search this
Merchants--History  Search this
Cities and towns--History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
HT690.I4 B39 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_870279

Toward an urban view : the nineteenth-century American city in prints : exhibition and catalogue / prepared by Sally Lorensen Gross

Author:
Gross, Sally Lorensen  Search this
Yale University Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
19th century
Topic:
Cities and towns--History--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
HT123 .G75 1989X
HT123.G75 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_386249

Nineteenth-century cities : essays in the new urban history / edited by Stephan Thernstrom and Richard Sennett

Author:
Yale Conference on the Nineteenth-Century Industrial City (1968 : New Haven)  Search this
Editor:
Thernstrom, Stephan  Search this
Sennett, Richard 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 430 pages ; 21 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Place:
Grande-Bretagne
USA
Date:
1969
19th century
19e siècle
Topic:
Cities and towns--History  Search this
Social history  Search this
Cities--history  Search this
Villes--Histoire  Search this
Histoire sociale--Congrès  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Geschichte  Search this
Stadt  Search this
Stadtsoziologie  Search this
Steden  Search this
Sociaal-economische ontwikkeling  Search this
Urbanisme  Search this
Call number:
HT119 .Y3 1968X
HT119.Y3 1968X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_3791

The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917 / Jon A. Peterson

Author:
Peterson, Jon A  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 431 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
1865-1918
Topic:
City planning--History  Search this
Cities and towns--History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_739168

History of the State of Colorado, embracing accounts of the pre-historic races and their remains; the earliest Spanish, French and American explorations ... the first American settlements founded; the original discoveries of gold in the Rocky Mountains; the development of cities and towns, with the various phases of industrial and political transition, from 1858 to 1890 ... [Microform] by Frank Ha...

Author:
Hall, Frank 1836-1917  Search this
Rocky Mountain Historical Company  Search this
Physical description:
4 v. fronts., plates, ports. 27 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
Colorado
Date:
1974
1889
1889-95
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
mfm 715n
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_385578

New England Townscape, Chelmsfield, Massachusetts?, (painting)

Painter:
Field, E.  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Ona Curran Antiques 2336 Cayuga Road Schenectady New York 12309
Date:
19th c
Topic:
Cityscape--Massachusetts--Chelmsfield  Search this
Cityscape--Town  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80045554
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_178768

The mass image : a social history of photomechanical reproduction in Victorian London / Gerry Beegan

Author:
Beegan, Gerry 1953-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 302 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
England
London
Date:
2008
19th century
Topic:
Magazine illustration  Search this
Magazine illustration--Social aspects  Search this
City and town life in art  Search this
Photoengraving--Halftone process  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_895442

Another city : urban life and urban spaces in the new American republic / Dell Upton

Author:
Upton, Dell  Search this
Physical description:
x, 395 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
19th century
Topic:
Cities and towns--History  Search this
City planning--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_923740

Constructing urban culture : American cities and city planning, 1800-1920 / Stanley K. Schultz

Author:
Schultz, Stanley K  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
19th century
20th century
Topic:
City planning--History  Search this
Cities and towns--History  Search this
Call number:
HT167.S284 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_395920

Rethinking XIXth century city / edited by Attilio Petruccioli

Title:
Rethinking 19th century city
Author:
Petruccioli, Attilio 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
164 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 27 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1998
19th century
Topic:
City planning--History  Search this
Architecture, Modern  Search this
Cities and towns--History  Search this
Call number:
HT166 .R485
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_893216

Making San Francisco American : cultural frontiers in the urban West, 1846-1906 / Barbara Berglund

Author:
Berglund, Barbara  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
2007
©2007
19th century
20th century
Topic:
City and town life--History  Search this
Elite (Social sciences)--History  Search this
Social control--History  Search this
Assimilation (Sociology)--History  Search this
National characteristics, American--History  Search this
Political culture--History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1046459

Curbstone sketches : photography, art and leisure during the modern urban transformation of New York City, 1890-1920 / by Meir Joel Wigoder

Author:
Wigoder, Meir Joel  Search this
Subject:
Coburn, Alvin Langdon 1882-1966  Search this
Strand, Paul 1890-1976  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 316 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
In art
Place:
New York (State)
New York
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1994
19th century
Topic:
City and town life  Search this
Leisure--History  Search this
Flaneurs  Search this
Kodak camera  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
F128.47 .W66 1994a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_477269

The goodness of St. Rocque, and other stories / by Alice Dunbar

Author:
Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore 1875-1935  Search this
Physical description:
224 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
United States
New Orleans (La.)
Date:
1969
19th century
Topic:
City and town life  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
PZ3.N328 Go5X 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_428938

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