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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Curtains

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.29 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box, 2 folders, 1 oversize folder.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
1855-1924
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Curtains forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, circulars, receipts, memorandums, pamphlets, and import/export documents with very little visual imagery. There is not a substantial number of items for any company. Most of these curtains were made for the home, however, there are a few manufacturers of curtains and shades for railroad cars and street cars. Most of this material is undated, but appears to be late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Dated materials range from 1855-1924.
Arrangement:
Arranged in two subseries. Subseries one is arranged alphabetically by name of manufacturer or retailer.

Subseries 1: Companies

Subseries 2: Miscellaneous Materials
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Curtains is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Dry-goods  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
curtains (window hangings)  Search this
draperies (curtains)  Search this
lace  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Curtains
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Curtains
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8798a8e04-597f-400a-938e-94e942fe835a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-curtains

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
37.8 Cubic feet (consisting of 76 boxes (including 12 off-site), 12 folders, 16 oversize folders, 7 flat boxes (6 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
1768-1973
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Dry Goods forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, bills/receipts, printed advertisements, trade catalogs, handbills, pamphlets, advertising cards , photographs, cloth samples , leaflets, books, prospectus, order forms, chromolithographs, magazine advertisements, seals, postcards, business cards, children's books, greeting cards, almanacs, calendars, cardboard standups, fans, paper bag samples and import/export documents from businesses referred to loosely as department or variety stores. A number of these stores are still in business and tend to have a substantial amount of material . Such companies include I. Magnin, R. H. Macy, Woodward & Lothrop, F. H. Woolworth's, Sears, Roebuck & Company , Montgomery Wards, Wanamaker, etc. There are a few references to businesses who imported English, French, German, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Egyptian, Sudanese, Persian and Moorish articles.

Generally the stores included among these materials sold a variety of products consisting of clothing and clothing accessories, home furnishings, home construction kits, novelties, stationery , groceries and a number of other products sold in contemporary department and variety stores. There are also companies that specialized in a particular product or type of product. Researchers interested in these businesses should also consult the same subject category if it is included on the listing of vertical document boxes. It is also possible that if the company produced oversize catalogs these would be listed with the Warshaw Collection oversize materials. For example, there are a number of Montgomery Wards, Butler Brothers, Bellas Hess and Company and Sears, Roebuck and Company catalogs found among the oversize materials.

There are a number of images that appear on these materials. Most of these images tend to be illustrations of the exterior or interior departments of the stores . Product illustrations also appear throughout the catalogues, printed advertisements and price lists. Ethnic images particularly in French advertisements also appear regularly. Dry goods stores relied heavily on advertisements directed toward children especially during the Christmas/holiday season. Books for children illustrating characters from favorite stories or Christmas scenes are common among the larger stores namely Woodward & Lothrop.

Materials in boxes one through thirty-nine are organized by name of company. Publications that discuss the history of a particular company are included with the company related materials. Catalogues , calendars , almanacs and price lists are generally listed under the company name in the finding aid with dates . This is due to the fact that these materials are often requested by researchers in this manner. This does not imply that these are the only materials for that particular company in the folders .

Box thirty-nine is also partially arranged by type including patents, stocks , general images, associations and miscellaneous items. A few related publications such as a chain store bibliography and a book on the history of chain stores are also included.

Boxes forty and forty-one contain periodicals created by W. A. Spelman in New York. Published as a trade journal devoted to the interests of the retail merchants, it was primarily meant to aid the subscriber in meeting the increasing competition in the dry goods trade. It was also meant to guide merchants in the purchase of goods. Referred to as The Fancy Goods Graphic or Spelman's Fancy Goods Graphic, these publications date from 1881-1890 .

Import and export documents are found in boxes forty-one, through forty-three.

The processing of additional materials in 2017 integrated a significant volume of material, most notably the Jermain Business and Family papers and to a lesser extent, the Trimble Family Business records. Both offer insight to the operations of 19th Century family businesses. Also added was significant manuscript on the history of Montgomery Ward is also available.

Catalogues, especially thinner circular type editions have not been consolidated and may be found throughout the material in this collection. However there are several groupings listed in the Catalogue series, especially for regular issue bulky catalogues published by Montgomery Ward and Sears Roebuck and Company. See note regarding some items that have been microfilmed or transferred off-site.
Arrangement:
Dry Goods is arranged in two subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

General, including Accounting Books and Ledgers

Companies and Proprietors

Companies and Proprietors, Oversize Material

Trade Literature and Other

Export/Import Records

Jermain Business and Family Papers; plus associated Albany Records

Montgomery Ward History Manuscripts

Trimble Family Business Records

General, Marketing Material

Catalogues

General and Mail Order

Montgomery Ward

Sears, Roebuck and Company

Assorted [Off-Site, including Montgomery Ward and Sears, Roebuck and Company]
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Dry Goods is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalogs are stored off-site and are restricted due to fragile condition. Researchers should consult microfilm in NMAH library for 1880-1983 editions, drawer 692. Some additional items may be restricted due to fragile condition. 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:
Dry-goods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dry
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81e1746bc-55a5-45b1-b0f3-04621bd43e6c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-dry
Online Media:

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Carpets

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
3.66 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
1855-1909
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Carpets forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of illustrated catalogues, price lists, business cards, bills/receipts, order forms, import/export documents, printed advertisements, leaflets, pamphlets, patent and trademark design specifications, memorandum books, scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, articles, and books from manufacturers, distributors and importers of floor coverings. These floor coverings include rugs, linoleum, oil cloth, floor cloths, sheepskin mats, rubber mats, steel mats, and carpets. Most of the floor coverings were manufactured for home use but there are a few companies who supplied office buildings, hotels, steamboats, lodge rooms and churches. Some of these companies manufactured carpet beating machines, brushing machines and rug anchors. Other products manufactured and sold by these companies include carpet sweepers, tapestries, curtains, floor linens, Japanese screens, mat tresses, furniture, paper hangings, stair-rods, table and piano covers, backings, window shades, brooms, willow ware, upholstery, oil cloths and mattings. There is also a substantial amount of material from carpet cleaners, dyers and weavers. There are a number of catalogues with color illustrations showing different patterns and available colors and sizes of the floor coverings.
Arrangement:
Arranged in two subseries. The first is organized alphabetically by company and the second is arranged by subject.

Subseries 1: Manufacturers, Distributors, and Importers

Subseries 2: General Subjects
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Carpets is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Carpets  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Floors  Search this
curtains (window hangings)  Search this
Wallpaper  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Carpets
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Carpets
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82c4ad8b1-f6b9-4199-8b60-297f9a11cb33
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-carpets

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Commission Merchants

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1.15 Cubic feet (consisting of 2.5 boxes, 1 folder. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
1811-1923
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Commission Merchants forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of receipts, invoices, custom documents, legal documents, advertisements relating to companies involved in the commission merchant trade. A number of these companies were located in Albany, Bangor, Boston, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, Providence, St. Louis and other cities primarily in the Eastern United States. Merchant documents include bills, receipts, business cards, printed advertisements and invoices, dissolution of partnerships notices, from companies involved in the trade of dry goods, food, livestock, building materials, dyes, clothing, spices, oil and lubricants direct to the consumer. Some of the merchants indicate that they deal in goods on consignment and some serve as commercial agents in the United States for European manufacturers.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Commission Merchants is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Commission
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Commission Merchants
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86d9cbbbe-23a9-4371-bedf-72536415c6ff
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-commission

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Clothing

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.59 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 4 folders, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
circa 1833-1944
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Clothing forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of scattered correspondence on letter­ head stationery, bills/receipts, advertising cards, clothing labels, printed advertisements, fabric samples, business cards, catalogues, price lists, coins and import/export documents from importers, manufacturers and dealers of clothing. The clothing is intended for men, women and children. Custom and ready-made garments were offered by many of the establishments. There are a few companies that offered second hand clothing and others repaired and cleaned garments. Some of the advertisements suggest that credit could be obtained but would be treated like cash. Most of the businesses also sold a variety of other furnishings including shoes, boots, hats, gloves and furs. A number of advertisements for rubber, oiled and outer garments are found among these materials. Other dry goods items sold by these companies but not necessarily related to clothing are table covers, diapers, horse covers, bicycles and sewing machines.

A few of the companies specialize in garments for one group particularly men's furnishings. Most of the companies, however, are clothing houses for the whole family. For clothing companies specializing in garments for one particular gender group see appropriate subject categories. Additional materials on clothing houses represented in this material can also be found in other subject categories. The subject terms that follow are the appropriate Warshaw categories to consult.

Related Publications contains an article discussing the manufacture of ready-made clothing published in 1857.

A number of the clothing establishments used advertising cards with images of the presidents.

Materials are organized alphabetically by name of company. There are a few folders of material arranged by type: general receipts, related articles, clothing labels, import/export documents and miscellaneous items.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Clothing is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Dry-goods  Search this
Men's clothing  Search this
Women's clothing  Search this
Children  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Gloves  Search this
Hats  Search this
Uniforms  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Clothing
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Clothing
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep899f1a88d-4b4a-4615-b20d-df127d239818
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-clothing
Online Media:

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Combs

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.23 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
1837-1956
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Combs forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of bills, receipts, import/export documents and printed advertisements from manufacturers, dealers and importers of combs. There is not a substantial number of items for any company. The material dates from 1832 to 1856.
Arrangement:
Materials are organized by name of company. There are two folders grouped by type: import/export documents and miscellaneous items.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Combs is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Combs  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Combs
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Combs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep810d5859c-1738-4822-ae9e-6b8ee839b773
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-combs

Diary

Collection Collector:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1926
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but negatives and audiovisuial materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to the donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Robinson and Via Family Papers
Robinson and Via Family Papers / Series 2: Robinson Family / 2.3: Robinson, Frank A.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84cfeef02-beb2-4607-aa01-532ed0d558f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0475-ref99
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Union Store Advertising Token

Maker:
Scovill Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2.4 cm; 15/16 in
Object Name:
token
Credit Line:
Scovill, Inc.
ID Number:
1981.0296.1479
Accession number:
1981.0296
Catalog number:
1981.0296.1479
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Advertising
Industry & Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-14da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1382500
Online Media:

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Universal Network Television, American, founded 1950  Search this
Alex Haley, American, 1921 - 1992  Search this
Percy Ellis Sutton, American, 1920 - 2009  Search this
Columbia Records, American, founded 1888  Search this
Brown & Williamson, American, born 1894  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., American, founded 1923  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
President Jimmy Carter, American, born 1924  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Urban League Guild, American, founded 1946  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Northside Center for Child Development, Inc., founded 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 5/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a191f832-64ab-4d62-81fe-a2bc53493bea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.11

General store ledger

Collection Creator:
Stone, William Dickinson, 1836-1908  Search this
Collection Donor:
Perdue, Crispin  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1865-1867
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.
Collection Citation:
William D. Stone General Store Ledger Book, 1865-1867, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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William D. Stone General Store Ledger Book and Papers
William D. Stone General Store Ledger Book and Papers / Series 1: William D. Stone General Store Ledger Book and Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a71fb8a6-6318-4f1e-bc28-ec0ae2ae9abc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1358-ref20

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Candles

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.27 Folders (consisting of .5 box, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
circa 1838-1928
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Candles forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of bills/receipts, pamphlets, printed advertisements, import/export documents, postcards, labels, lithographs and scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery from manufacturers and distributors of candles and other related products. The companies tended to manufacture a variety of candles including beeswax, stearic acid, sulfur, chemical mould, crystal, glycerin and red oil. Other products include gas lighters, coils, artificial charcoal, soap, starch, sal-soda, indigo, wax bleachers, tapers, inks, blacking, sperm oil, teas, wines, cigars and rolls. There are a few company publications relating to the history of candle making, the shift from candles as utilitarian products to decorative pieces and the uniqueness of a particular candle manufacturing company. The bulk of the material is late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

There are a few images included among the materials . These images are lithographs of women and children with lighted candles . There is no identification of origin on the images . A number of the company related catalogs include images of candles, identification of types and prices.
Arrangement:
Subseries one is organized by name of company. Subseries two is organized by type of material: import/export documents, general images and miscellaneous materials.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Candles is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Dry-goods  Search this
Candles  Search this
Soap  Search this
Waxes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Candles
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Candles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83124c106-2da9-4aad-ab94-3a69f82d72ad
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-candles

Sam Brylawski, descendant of store owner, James Lansburgh

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-08-25T15:43:55.000Z
YouTube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAnacostia
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAnacostia
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_KKC9VrKo3HQ

William H. Stokes

Artist:
Jean Mannheim, 18 Nov 1863 - 6 Sep 1945  Search this
Sitter:
William H. Stokes, 1845 - 1920  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 116 x 98.2cm (45 11/16 x 38 11/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
William H. Stokes: Male  Search this
William H. Stokes: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: South Dakota State Historical Society
Object number:
1989.065.007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43cc6c92a-2410-42df-8cf7-b1e843d9f218
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1989.065.007

George Peabody

Artist:
Theodore Wust, active c. 1860 - c. 1901  Search this
Sitter:
George Peabody, 18 Feb 1795 - 4 Nov 1869  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 8.6 × 6.7cm (3 3/8 × 2 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1867
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
George Peabody: Male  Search this
George Peabody: Business and Finance\Financier  Search this
George Peabody: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Railroad  Search this
George Peabody: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
George Peabody: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
George Peabody: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Object number:
976-1-10/53086
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43560b9a7-1841-4fd8-ad9c-6247271d3c7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_976-1-10_53086

Jerome B. Chaffee

Artist:
Albert Jenks, 1830? - 1901  Search this
Sitter:
Jerome Bunty Chaffee, 1825 - 1886  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127 x 101.6cm (50 x 40")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1880
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Jerome Bunty Chaffee: Male  Search this
Jerome Bunty Chaffee: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Jerome Bunty Chaffee: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
Jerome Bunty Chaffee: Politics and Government\State Senator\Colorado  Search this
Jerome Bunty Chaffee: Business and Finance\Land speculator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Colorado History Museum
Object number:
CO030062
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4741090ee-6b5d-44cb-94ae-5360ba8a0cb2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CO030062

Edward S. Jeffrey

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Edward S. Jaffray, 1816 - 1892  Search this
Medium:
Pastel
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1870-92
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Edward S. Jaffray: Male  Search this
Edward S. Jaffray: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
Edward S. Jaffray: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Insurance  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Woman's National Democratic Club
Object number:
DC070071
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a6ff5bcb-9c6b-4c85-badf-d7f089f09486
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DC070071

Josiah M. Fiske

Artist:
Daniel Huntington, 14 Oct 1816 - 18 Apr 1906  Search this
Sitter:
Josiah M. Fiske, 1821 - 1892  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1894
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Josiah M. Fiske: Male  Search this
Josiah M. Fiske: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New York State Museum
Object number:
H-2003.41.137
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44d5c2e3b-89a2-4e18-a67e-f25479fcc1f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H-2003.41.137
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Frederick S. Winston

Artist:
Jared Bradley Flagg, 1820 - 1899  Search this
Sitter:
Frederick S. Winston, 1806 - 1885  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1891
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Frederick S. Winston: Male  Search this
Frederick S. Winston: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive  Search this
Frederick S. Winston: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New York State Museum
Object number:
H-2003.41.61
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm443ffb555-d89e-42fc-b281-ceb6372867bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H-2003.41.61
Online Media:

Horace B. Claflin

Artist:
Thomas Waterman Wood, 12 Nov 1823 - 14 Apr 1903  Search this
Sitter:
Horace Brigham Claflin, 1811 - 1885  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1889
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Horace Brigham Claflin: Male  Search this
Horace Brigham Claflin: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New York State Museum
Object number:
H-2003.41.70
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm479f90e72-5c01-47c5-936d-a5fab6953fce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H-2003.41.70
Online Media:

John Claflin

Artist:
Eugene Edward Speicher, 1883 - 1962  Search this
Sitter:
John Claflin, 1850 - 1938  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1914
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Pocket watch  Search this
John Claflin: Male  Search this
John Claflin: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
John Claflin: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Dry goods merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New York State Museum
Object number:
H-2003.41.75
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm459244cd4-aac9-4a84-b4a1-b9199c32c7f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_H-2003.41.75
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