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Recueil d'architecture civile, contenant les plans, coupes et élévations des châteaux, maisons de campagne, et habitations rurales, jardins anglais, temples, chaumières, kiosques, ponts, etc. etc. situés aux environs de Paris et dans les départemens voisins, avec les décorations intérieures, et le détail de ce qui concerne l'embellissement des jardins (Album of Civilian Architecture, containing the Plans, Sections and Elevations of the Chateaux, Country Houses and Rural Habitations, English Gardens, Temples, Cottages, Kiosques, Bridges etc. etc. situated Around Paris and in the Neighboring Departments, with the Interior Decorations and Detail of the Embellishments of Gardens)

Draftsman:
Jean-Charles Krafft, French, 1764 - 1833  Search this
Medium:
Black ink on cream paper
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Album
Object Name:
Album
Made in:
France
Date:
1806-12
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-552
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-552
Online Media:

Recueil des plans, élévations et coupes tant géométrales qu'en perspective des châteaux, jardins et dépendances que le roy de Pologne occupe en Lorraine, y compris les bâtimens qu'il a fait élever, ainsi que les changemens considérables, les décorations et autres enrichissemens, qu'il a fait faire à ceux qui étoient déjà construits (Album of Plans, Elevations and Sections Both Geometral and In Perspective of the Chateaux, Gardens and Outbuildings That the King of Poland Uses in Lorraine, Including the Buildings That He Built, and the Considerable Modifications, Decorations and Other Enrichments That He Made for Those That Were Already Built)

Designer:
Emmanuel Héré de Corny, 1705 - 1763  Search this
Publisher:
Jean-Charles François, 1717 - 1769  Search this
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Album
Object Name:
Album
Made in:
France
Date:
1753
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-209
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-209

[Trade catalogs from Erie Foundry Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Women in advertising  Search this
Company Name:
Erie Foundry Co.  Search this
Notes content:
hydraulic presses, for elevators, forging presses, drop hammers, trimming presses
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10224
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10224

Chicago Surface Lines Drawings

Creator:
Chicago City Railway Company.  Search this
West Chicago Street Railroad Company.  Search this
Pennsylvania & West Virginia Railway.  Search this
Chicago Transit Authority.  Search this
Chicago Surface Lines.  Search this
Source:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Chicago Board of Traction Supervising Engineers.  Search this
Chicago Consolidated Traction Company.  Search this
Chicago Railways Company.  Search this
Chicago Union Traction Company.  Search this
D.T. Steelwork Company.  Search this
Garden City Construction Company.  Search this
Gilbert Car Manufacturing Company.  Search this
Lake Street Elevated Railroad (Chicago, Ill.).  Search this
North Chicago Street Railroad Company.  Search this
United States Construction Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Cubic feet (13 oversized folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Tracings
Drawings
Blueprints
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1880-1948
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of blueprints, working drawings, line drawings, tracings, and plans of the Chicago Surface Railway system from 1896-1926; 1948. The majority of the drawings are on linen and are 24" x 36" or larger. Some of the drawings are annotated. The drawing number, title of drawing and the date are provided for each sheet.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into seven series:

Series 1: West Chicago Street Railroad Company

Series 2: Chicago Board of Traction Supervising Engineers/Chicago Railway Company

Series 3: Chicago Traction System (Car Drawings)

Series 4: Chicago Cable Blueprints

Series 5: Chicago Union Traction Company

Series 6: Pennsylvania & West Virginia Railway

Series 7: Miscellaneous
Biographical / Historical:
The first street cars in Chicago were horse cars run by the Chicago City railway Company and the North Chicago City railway Company around 1858-1861. This method, however, was slow and expensive, and the companies began substituting cable cars in the 1880s. Chicago City was the first railway company in 1881, with the addition of the Chicago Passenger Railway in 1883, and the West Chicago Street Railroad Company in 1887. Chicago had the largest cable railway system in the world.

In the 1880s, electric powered trolleys first became practical. The Chicago companies hesitated at first to install these faster and more efficient systems because of their heavy investment in cable cars. Smaller Illinois cities and the Calumet Electric Street Railway of the South Side of the city built successful systems, causing the Chicago companies to feel themselves dropping behind. By the mid 1890s most companies began the conversion to electricity.

The 1890s saw the consolidation of many of the Chicago companies and through this reorganization continued into the next century. In 1905 the city voted that the surface railways should come under municipal ownership but not operation, provided the companies rehabilitate their systems, and give the city the right to buy the property at a fixed value. In addition, new construction was to be approved by a new bureau, the Board of Traction Supervising Engineers.

The continuous reorganization was finally completed by the Unification Ordinance of 1913 which stipulated that all lines would come under the management of a single operating company called the Chicago Surface Lines (CSL). Four companies made up the CSL-the Chicago Railways Company, Chicago City Railway, Calumet and South Chicago Railway, and Southern Street Railway. At this time Chicago had the largest street railway system, the longest one-fare ride, the longest average ride, and the most liberal transfer privileges in the world.

The 1920s saw continued growth despite the increasing competition from the automobile, but the Depression dealt a heavy blow to traffic. By 1948 the Chicago Transit Authority, which took over the Chicago Surface Lines in 1927, had abandoned all but four lines in favor of buses. By 1958 the remaining lines were "bustituted."
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

The Chicago Historical Society

Holds approximately 13 cubic feet of materials documenting the Chicago Surface Lines, 1857-1951. The materials include minute books, corporate records, account books, agreements, correspondence, contracts, ordinances, patents, memoranda, stock certificates, bank statements, and blueprints.
Provenance:
Gift of the Chicago Transit Authority.
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:
Railroads -- Equipment and facilities  Search this
Railroads -- Rolling-stock  Search this
Railroad engineers  Search this
Civil engineers  Search this
Civil engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroads -- Buildings and structures  Search this
Engineering and technology  Search this
Cable railroads  Search this
Genre/Form:
Tracings
Drawings
Blueprints
Citation:
Chicago Surface Lines Drawings, 1880-1948, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0212
See more items in:
Chicago Surface Lines Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0212

American Kiln & Foundry Co., Tunnel Kiln Blueprints, 1945-1946 Six blueprints of steel details, elevation sections, tracks, and car platforms

Collection Creator:
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
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:
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co., 1909-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co. Records
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co. Records / Series 2: Scammell China Co. Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0348-ref42

Craig Ridgeway & Sons Blueprint of Steam Hydraulic Elevator for Scammell China, 1928

Collection Creator:
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
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:
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co., 1909-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co. Records
Bartley Crucible and Refractories Co. Records / Series 2: Scammell China Co. Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0348-ref45

Side stream Elevated Pool Aeration (SEPA)

Collection Creator:
American Academy of Environmental Engineers.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
American Academy of Environmental Engineers Awards Collection, 1988-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
American Academy of Environmental Engineers Awards Collection
American Academy of Environmental Engineers Awards Collection / Series 3:
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0591-ref541

Side Stream Elevated Pool Aeration (SEPA) on the Columet Waterway in the Greater Chicagoland Area

Collection Creator:
American Academy of Environmental Engineers.  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
American Academy of Environmental Engineers Awards Collection, 1988-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
American Academy of Environmental Engineers Awards Collection
American Academy of Environmental Engineers Awards Collection / Series 7:
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0591-ref678

Colorado Milling & Elevator Company, Hungarian Flour), Favorite High Altitude Recipes

Collection Creator:
Broussard-Simmons, Vanessa  Search this
Kraft General Foods, Inc.  Search this
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1948
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:
Archives Center Cookbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Archives Center Cookbook Collection
Archives Center Cookbook Collection / Series 1: Bound Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0510-ref804

Colorado Milling & Elevator Company High Altitude Mini Baking

Collection Creator:
Broussard-Simmons, Vanessa  Search this
Kraft General Foods, Inc.  Search this
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967
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:
Archives Center Cookbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Archives Center Cookbook Collection
Archives Center Cookbook Collection / Series 1: Bound Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0510-ref805

Three Generationz

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-01-25T00:30:11Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_H2nvtlxTTBc

Meet a Philanthropist | A Conversation with Helen LaKelly Hunt

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-12-19T21:12:37Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Nonprofits & Activism  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_gSCRI41W8ro

Designing Media: Roger McNamee

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-11-17T16:25:47Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_8MWP9JcnrME

Department of Seaweed: Living Archive | Nature–Design Triennial

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-07-02T16:44:23Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_tOSuKjZaoSk

"Parallax Gap" Installation Time-lapse

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-06-30T15:13:18Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_NrvxDVFDVkU

What’s New in Aerospace: Keeping You Safe When You Fly

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2020-04-02T11:36:39Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_mEp6p04E0mk

What Hieroglyphics Say About the Women of Ancient Egypt

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-09-07T15:30:01Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_QmJzKXIto3c

Were the Women of Petra More Important Than Men?

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-09-16T18:02:02Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_qTfhevu6Gj8

Agonostomus monticola

Biogeographical Region:
Central America  Search this
Collector:
Horace G. Loftin  Search this
Depth (m):
0 - 0.2
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Glycerin with Bone and Cartilage Stain
Place:
Bocas Province, River Changuinola, upstream about 10 miles to first big rapid "Corriente Grande' at creek and backwater there. Less than 500 ' elevation, Bocas Del Toro, Panama, North America
Collection Date:
30 Sep 1962
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Percoidei, Mugilidae
Published Name:
Agonostomus monticola
Accession Number:
249234
USNM Number:
372452
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3442af38e-a7a7-4510-940f-b304047ce585
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5285834

Awaous taiasica

Biogeographical Region:
Central America  Search this
Collector:
Horace G. Loftin  Search this
Depth (m):
0 - 0.2
Place:
Bocas Province, River Changuinola, upstream about 10 miles to first big rapid "Corriente Grande' at creek and backwater there. Less than 500 ' elevation, Bocas Del Toro, Panama, North America
Collection Date:
30 Sep 1962
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Gobioidei, Gobiidae, Gobionellinae
Published Name:
Awaous taiasica
Accession Number:
249234
USNM Number:
339485
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e551e3b6-a0dc-4929-be0e-6d4afab5a5d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5242362

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