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Small storage battery room, Belmar, [New Jersey], Radio Corporation of America, Engineering Department, [black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Names:
Radio Corporation of America.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 3.2" x 4.3".)
Container:
Box 134, Item Blue Photo Album
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000098.tif (AC Scan)

2002-5199 (SI neg number)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Electric batteries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 6: Shore Stations / Shore Stations Radioana Book 2, (photographs)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80b20cced-30a8-4fae-833c-33d571ace06c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3744

Battery charging panel, Belmar, [New Jersey], Radio Corporation of America, Engineering Department, [black-and-white photoprint.]

Collector:
Clark, George H.  Search this
Names:
Radio Corporation of America.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 3.3" x 4.3".)
Container:
Box 134, Item Blue Photo Album
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0055-0000101.tif (AC Scan)

2002-5196 (SI neg number)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Electric batteries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 6: Shore Stations / Shore Stations Radioana Book 2, (photographs)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep899e9a5e3-cd0c-413f-97b2-5dbc1240d0e6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref3747

[Trade catalogs from Willard Storage Battery Co.]

Company Name:
Willard Storage Battery Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Willard Electric & Battery Co.  Search this
Notes content:
One piece in Oversize . "Willard" accumulator ; "Willard" storage batteries ; "Lighting Batteries and Starting Batteries" manual ; "From Beginning to End" , on Willard Laboratories and the manufacture of Willard batteries ; World War II wartime publications on storage batteries , battery manufacture and the war ; radio batteries ; "Willard Stationary Battery Applications" ; aircraft batteries ; marine batteries ; automotive batteries ; battery chargers ; battery service tools ; automotive cables ; motorcycle batteries ; signs for Willard retailers ; diesel engine batteries ; "The Battery Man's Handy Book" repair manual ; "Willard Aviation Ignition Battery" instruction and maintenance manual ; "Willard Isolated Plant Batteries" manual ; other batteries and battery testing equipment . Oversize : "Willard and You" instructional information for "Willard" battery salesmen , also promoting "The Willard Course in Battery Salesmanship" .
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
64 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Retailers equipment and supplies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Retail trade equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28445
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28445

[Trade catalogs from Partz Electric Battery Co.]

Company Name:
Partz Electric Battery Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Undated (circa late 19th Cen) section entitled "New Medical Voltaic Batteries of the Partz Electric Battery Company" taken from an unknown book (or catalog?)
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29015
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29015

[Trade catalogs from Battronic Truck Corp.]

Company Name:
Battronic Truck Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Boyertown Auto Body Works  Search this
Notes content:
electric trucks ; electric buses ; minivans ; electric battery powered vehicles ; vehicle specifications
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
12 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Boyertown, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44004
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44004

[Trade catalogs from Yardney Electric Corp.]

Company Name:
Yardney Electric Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Primary and rechargeable storage batteries, battery chargers. Electric vehicle batteries ; electric battery for "Corbin-Yardney Cycle"...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pawcatuck, Connecticut, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44134
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44134

Electric Battery

Maker:
Voltamp Electric Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 21 cm x 12.4 cm; 5 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in x 4 7/8 in
Object Name:
Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Faradic Battery
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Credit Line:
Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Food and Drug Administration
ID Number:
MG.M-12061
Catalog number:
M-12061
Accession number:
274347
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8062-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_725456

electric battery; electrorherapeutic apparatus

Measurements:
overall: 7 3/4 in x 13 in x 6 3/4 in; 19.685 cm x 33.02 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
Battery, Electric
electric battery
electrorherapeutic apparatus
Other Terms:
Battery, Electric; Medicine
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN83538U37
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6875-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_736735
Online Media:

Pauline Pottery plate

Physical Description:
green (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 7 1/8 in; 2.54 cm x 18.0975 cm
Object Name:
Plate
Object Type:
plate
ID Number:
CE.379511
Catalog number:
379511
Accession number:
150313
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-90db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_575469

Covered jar

Physical Description:
blue (overall color)
gold (overall color)
green (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 5 5/16 in; 17.145 cm x 13.5255 cm
Object Name:
Jar
Credit Line:
Mrs. Marcus Benjamin
ID Number:
CE.379662ab
Catalog number:
379662ab
Accession number:
150313
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-d2a6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_575470
Online Media:

Joseph Henry Demonstrates His First Telegraphic Apparatus, a Bell-Ringer

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Albany Academy  Search this
Place:
Albany (N.Y.)
Date:
1831-1832
Topic:
Electromagnetic telegraph  Search this
Magnetic Telegraph  Search this
Magnetic induction  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Educators  Search this
Experiments  Search this
Teaching  Search this
Electric batteries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12451

Joseph Henry Constructs an Electric Motor

Subject:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Date:
April-July 1831
Topic:
Electromagnet  Search this
Magnetism  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Electric motors  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Experiments  Search this
Electric batteries  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12452

Text Book of the Madam C. J. Walker Schools of Beauty Culture

Published by:
Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1906  Search this
Owned by:
Madam C.J. Walker, American, 1867 - 1919  Search this
Medium:
cardboard and cloth, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 5/8 in. (23.5 x 16 x 1.6 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty schools  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Education  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of A'Lelia Bundles / Madam Walker Family Archives
Object number:
2013.153.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1940 The Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company, Inc.
See more items in:
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/fd53f059a32-2817-465d-9b3e-7b59a2839c04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.153.1
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1889-1892
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of the collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Olive Rush papers, 1879-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Olive Rush papers
Olive Rush papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93f356aa6-0225-4558-83aa-4bca444da7cf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-rusholiv-ref24
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Jon and Jennifer Hanson Watch and Clock Collection

Creator:
Hanson, Jon  Search this
Hamilton Watch Company.  Search this
Extent:
11.7 Cubic feet (8 boxes including photographs and negatives)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Annual reports
Advertising
Blueprints
Price lists
Account books
Photographs
Business records
Date:
1931-1954
undated
Summary:
Photographic prints and negatives documenting the interior operations of the Hamilton Watch Company primarily in the 1930s and 1940s.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of approximately 760 photographs and negatives created by the Hamilton Watch Company and documenting its employees, equipment, materials, and factory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Many photographs depict the company's research and development efforts. There are also images of the Hamilton Watch Company's work in fuse assembly for bombs during WWII. The photographs are mainly organized by factory department or location. A number of these photographs were created by the advertising department and include identification numbers, location of the image, name of the photographer, and the identification of people in the photograph, as well as release forms for those pictured. If not located with the photographs, these items, as well as additional information, can be found in the corresponding folders. Negatives in poor condition were scanned. There are also five glass plate negatives.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in one series.

Series 1, Photographic Prints and Negatives, 1931-1954, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Hamilton Watch Company, established in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1892, was known for its manufacture of high quality wrist and pocket watches. Broadway Limited, its first series of pocket watches, was nicknamed "the watch of railroad accuracy," and Hamilton soon became associated with the railroad industry. The company also supplied wristwatches to the United States Armed Forces in the 1910s Hamilton continued its association with the military during World War II when it stopped production of watches for consumers in order to provide the armed forces with one million timepieces. The company was responsible for the Ventura, the world's first electric (battery-powered) watch, and in 1970, the world's first digital watch.

In 1969, Hamilton closed its factory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, signaling the end of its American manufacturing operations. All production moved to the facilities of the Buren Watch Company in Switzerland, a company that Hamilton had acquired three years before. The Hamilton brand is currently owned by the Swatch Group and carries two product lines, American Classic and Khaki.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

E. Howard Clock Company Records (AC0776)

Seth Thomas Clock Company Records (AC0627)

James Arthur Clock and Watch Collection (AC0130)

National Company (NATCO) Atomic Clocks Records (AC0547)

Harold Lyons Atomic Clocks Collection (AC0701)

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana (AC0060)
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Jon Hanson in 2008.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Assembly-line methods  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Industries  Search this
Fuses  Search this
Factories -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Manufacturing processes  Search this
Horology  Search this
Bombs  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Chronometers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Annual reports
Advertising
Blueprints
Price lists
Account books -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1940-1950
Business records
Citation:
Hamilton Watch Company Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1122
See more items in:
Jon and Jennifer Hanson Watch and Clock Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8805d25cd-3c95-4c8b-9e57-5d23aad429a2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1122
Online Media:

Portrait of Alessandro Volta, inventor of the electric battery

Collection Creator:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Folder contents were not copied.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
William J. Hammer Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0074, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
William J. Hammer Collection
William J. Hammer Collection / Series 2: Photographs and other materials / 2.6: Miscellaneous materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg28127502e-7a24-4d3c-bce1-f5d5ae37bea3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0074-ref315

On an improved form of the voltaic battery ; Some practical results respecting the construction and use of the voltaic battery

Title:
Experimental researches in electricity, 1832-1848 DSI
Dr. Faraday's Experimental researches in electricity
Some practical results respecting the construction and use of the voltaic battery
Author:
Faraday, Michael 1791-1867  Search this
Royal Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
263-274 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Early works to 1850
Date:
1835
1835]
Topic:
Electric batteries  Search this
Electricity--Experiments  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Call number:
QC530 .F22 1832
QC530.F22 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_389511

On the source of power in the voltaic pile

Title:
Experimental researches in electricity, 1832-1848 DSI
Electrical and magnetic researches of Michael Faraday, 1838-1851 DSI
Dr. Faraday's Experimental researches in electricity
Author:
Faraday, Michael 1791-1867  Search this
Royal Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Engraver:
Basire, James 1796-1869  Search this
Former owner:
Faraday, Michael 1791-1867 DSI  Search this
Binder:
Collin, W. DSI  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
61-91, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Early works to 1850
Date:
1840
1840]
Topic:
Electric batteries  Search this
Electricity--Experiments  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Call number:
QC530 .F22 1832
QC530.F22 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_389661

Cenni sulla nuova macchina idro-elettrica d'Armstrong : e sulla nuova pila di Bunsen / di E.F. Jest

Author:
Jest, E. F (Enrico Federico)  Search this
Armstrong, W. G (William George) Baron 1810-1900  Search this
Bunsen, R (Robert) 1811-1899  Search this
Physical description:
11 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1844
[1844]
Topic:
Hydroelectric generators  Search this
Electric batteries  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Call number:
TK1081 .J47 1844
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_731980

On the electricity of the voltaic pile : its source, quantity, intensity, and general characters

Title:
Experimental researches in electricity, 1832-1848 DSI
Dr. Faraday's Experimental researches in electricity
Author:
Faraday, Michael 1791-1867  Search this
Royal Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Engraver:
Basire, James 1796-1869  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
425-470 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Early works to 1850
Date:
1834
1834]
Topic:
Electric batteries  Search this
Electricity--Experiments  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Call number:
QC530 .F22 1832
QC530.F22 1832
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_389426

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