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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1.83 Cubic feet (consisting of 3.5 boxes, 1 folder, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, 1 flat box (partial).)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertising fliers
Reports
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Technical reports
Commercial catalogs
Print advertising
Technical manuals
Business ephemera
Legislation (legal concepts)
Commercial correspondence
Illustrations
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertisements
Catalogues
Publications
Trade literature
Periodicals
Photographs
Printed materials
Printed material
Receipts
Sales letters
Manuals
Catalogs
Sales catalogs
Trade cards
Business letters
Manufacturers' catalogs
Test reports
Trade catalogs
Ephemera
Business cards
Invoices
Legal documents
Printed ephemera
Sales records
Correspondence
Letterheads
Date:
circa 1832-1959
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping 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 note:
Contains a broad scope of freshwater capture and use topics, with particular emphasis on the machinery and systems required for managing water resources and business aspects of the costs of goods and services. Includes coverage of home and farm use, agricultural solutions, and large scale operations such as public utilities such as damns, watersheds, reservoirs. Some of the technologies used are drilling, wells, hydraulics, engines and pumps, in addition to natural power sources in the form of windmills and turbines, and water wheels. both as methods of conveyance of water and in powering other devices such as grinders and saws. Purification and softeners address make up the bulk of treatment. Some materials address legal and regulatory issues but water rights is not significantly covered.

Materials include business records, marketing and advertising, some informational documentation in the form of guides and reports. A few schematics are present. A small amount of regulatory publications provide a glimpse of how municipalities dealt with local water issues, including billing and taxation. Miscellaneous writings includes a few tangential topics such as inland waterways and swimming pools, and a perspective essay on water.
Arrangement note:
Waterworks is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records

Genre

Subjects
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:
Waterworks 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:
Beverages  Search this
Water use  Search this
Patents  Search this
Water -- Purification -- Filtration  Search this
Water transfer  Search this
Irrigation  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Water-supply  Search this
Water-power  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Consumer goods -- Catalogs  Search this
Public works  Search this
Turbines  Search this
Hydraulic turbines  Search this
Windmills  Search this
Water -- Filtration  Search this
Dams  Search this
Water conservation  Search this
Reservoirs  Search this
Waterways  Search this
Water pumps  Search this
Hydraulic structures  Search this
Hydraulic testing  Search this
Public utilities  Search this
Pumps  Search this
Water resources development  Search this
Water supplies  Search this
Waterworks  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Drinking water  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising fliers
Reports
Mail order catalogs
Business records
Technical reports
Commercial catalogs
Print advertising
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Business ephemera
Legislation (legal concepts)
Commercial correspondence
Illustrations
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertisements
Catalogues
Publications
Trade literature
Periodicals
Photographs
Printed materials
Printed material
Receipts
Sales letters
Publications -- Business
Manuals
Catalogs
Sales catalogs
Trade cards
Business letters
Manufacturers' catalogs
Test reports
Trade catalogs
Ephemera
Business cards
Invoices
Legal documents
Printed ephemera
Sales records
Correspondence
Letterheads
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Waterworks
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep825c7b83d-32ce-41ef-ac1a-c9dd603d3b92
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-waterworks
Online Media:

Report on the filtration of river waters, for the supply of cities, as practised in Europe, made to the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of St. Louis. By James P. Kirkwood ... Published by permission of the Board. Illustrated by thirty engravings

Author:
Kirkwood, James Pugh 1807-1877  Search this
Saint Louis (Mo.) Water Commissioners  Search this
Physical description:
178 p. XXX pl. (partly fold., incl. plans) 30 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1869
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Water-supply  Search this
Call number:
TD441 .K59
TD441.K59
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86962

[Trade catalogs on filter media : liquid reservoirs for continuous extrusion/bonding fibers, tobacco filters, automobile oil and fuel filters, blood filters, wicks, cleaning fluid applicators ... ]

Author:
American Filtrona Corporation  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<3> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1989
1989-
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Filtrona (Brand name)  Search this
Transorb (Brand name)  Search this
Transtip (Brand name)  Search this
Transtube (Brand name)  Search this
Transwick (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
053841
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_714953

[Trade catalogs on filters : grease filters, air filters (air conditioning, ventilating), filter holding frames ... ]

Author:
Badger Manufacturing & Sales Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<5> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1943
[1943?]-
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Permo-Aire (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
053822
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713459

[Trade catalogs on microbiology laboratory services : microbial identification, IAQ bioaerosols, ICR testing, GWUDI analysis, filtration performance evaluation ... ]

Author:
Analytical Services, Inc. (Vt.)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1995
[1995?]-
Topic:
Diagnostic microbiology  Search this
Pathogenic microorganisms--Identification  Search this
Aerosols  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
053788
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_714980

[Trade catalogs on industrial plant equipment : automatic strainers, mud guns, goggle valves, blast furnaces, blast stoves, vortex collectors, pipe fitting machines, furnaces, blowpipes, vibrators, gas burners, air mixers, charging bells, stove bottoms ... ]

Author:
H.A. Brassert & Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<35> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
192u
[192-?]-
Topic:
Industrial equipment  Search this
Blasting machines  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Valves  Search this
Call number:
053814
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713478

Filtering materials for sewage treatment plants, prepared by the Committee of the Sanitary engineering division on filtering materials for water and sewage works. Adopted October 13, 1935

Author:
American Society of Civil Engineers Committee on Filtering Materials for Water and Sewage Works  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. diagrs. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1937
Topic:
Sewage--Purification  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
TD753.A5X 1937
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_423272

[Trade catalogs on heavy duty industrial type vacuum cleaning equipment, multistage centrifugal blowers, dry cleaning and laundry equipment, filtration equipment, separators, flotation units, coolant tanks and filters for boring machines, and pressure filters]

Author:
U.S. Hoffman Machinery Corporation  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<18> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1933
[1933?]-
Topic:
Vacuum cleaning--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs  Search this
Dust--Removal--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Compressors  Search this
Dry-cleaning machines  Search this
Laundry machinery  Search this
Filters and filtration--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs  Search this
Flotation--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs  Search this
Separators (Machines)  Search this
Boring machinery--Cooling--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs  Search this
Hoffman (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
48081
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_471408

[Trade catalogs on filters, lubricators, separators, and automatic drains]

Author:
Master Pneumatic, Inc  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<4> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1955
1955-
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Lubrication systems  Search this
Separators (Machinery)--Catalogs  Search this
Hydro-Jector (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
48922
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_497959

[Trade catalogs on dehydrator, separator/filter, calibrating tanks, and general fabrication work]

Author:
Warner Lewis Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1947
[1947?]-
Topic:
Drying agents--Catalogs  Search this
Separators (Machines)  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Calibration--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs  Search this
Building  Search this
Excel-So (Brand name)  Search this
Excel-So FE (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
48334
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_476861

Les filtres électriques : théorie, construction, applications / Pierre David ; préface de M. le Général Ferrié

Author:
David, Pierre 1897-  Search this
Physical description:
128 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1926
Topic:
Electric filters  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
TK6565.F5 D24 1926
TK6565.F5D24 1926
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_449830

[Trade catalogs on baseboard and steam heating equipment; modulation, moderator, and vacuum systems of steam heat; radiators, steam, radiator and thermostatic traps; unit heaters; feed-water heaters and purifiers, boiler protectors; air washers and humidifiers; oil and steam separators; radiator valves, storage tanks]

Author:
Warren Webster & Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<81> v. : ill. (some col.)
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1890
1899
[1894?]-
Topic:
Radiant heating  Search this
Feed-water heaters  Search this
Steam-heating--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Steam-boilers--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Steam-boilers--Safety appliances--Catalogs  Search this
Air--Purification--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Air conditioning--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Radiators  Search this
Oil separators  Search this
Nesbitt (Brand name)  Search this
Pure Air (Brand name)  Search this
Vacuum (Brand name)  Search this
Webster-Nesbitt (Brand name)  Search this
Tru-Perimeter (Brand name)  Search this
Moderator (Brand name)  Search this
Walvector (Brand name)  Search this
Sylphon (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
46751
46751
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_439833

[Trade catalogs on Honan-Crane oil filters, coolant filters, oil purifiers, automatic clarifiers, magnetic separators, conveyors, settling tanks, emulsion breaker, and shock absorbers]

Author:
Houdaille-Hershey Corp  Search this
Commercial Filters Corporation  Search this
Houde Engineering Corporation  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<55> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1931
1931-
Topic:
Oil filters  Search this
Magnetic separators  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Separators (Machinery)--Catalogs  Search this
Shock absorbers  Search this
Call number:
48821
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_496150

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Names:
Esso Standard Oil Company  Search this
Standard Oil Company  Search this
Extent:
4.38 Cubic feet (consisting of 9.5 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business cards
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Business letters
Legal documents
Caricatures
Publications
Printed material
Letterheads
Technical manuals
Receipts
Design patents
Patents
Manuals
Advertising fliers
Advertising
Reports
Printed ephemera
Ephemera
Printed materials
Business records
Technical reports
Periodicals
Commercial correspondence
Business ephemera
Photographs
Newsletters
Illustrations
Print advertising
Invoices
Correspondence
Advertising mail
Date:
1838-1981
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Petroleum 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:
The subject category Petroleum relates to the manufacturing, refining, and sales of petroleum and other oil-based products including use in motors, spindles machinery, cylinders and by painters

Within these materials there exists producer and supplier overlap with other fuel, oil, and lubricant product lines such as linseed, rosin, whale, and refined vegetable oils. See also subject categories Automobile Industry, Aviation, Coal, Engines, Gas, Oils and Lubricants, plus other related topics, as applicable.

Petroleum includes business records, serial publications, guides and histories of specific companies, patents, images, realia, as well as widely-varied subject records. Business records also include import and export documentation and records of patents. Oversize material included with the series comprises of additional serial publications and business records.

Material related to specific subject areas provide overviews of several subjects pertaining to the petroleum industry. This includes the general history of the petroleum industry, chemistry and science related aspects of oil recovery and production, and literature about aspects of the petroleum trade intended for tradesmen. Materials extend to gas and electric companies, the automobile, aviation, and maritime industries, as well as addressing issues within the oil recovery trade such as procedures, storage equipment, and balancing safety and cost considerations.

No particular depth is present for any singular subtopic though Petroleum offers a breadth of general information about various aspects of the petroleum and its related industries.
Arrangement:
Petroleum is arranged in three series.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Petroleum 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:
Marine engines  Search this
Synthetic lubricants  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Cotton industry  Search this
Lubrication and lubricants  Search this
Automobile industry and trade  Search this
Mines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Engines, automobile  Search this
Distillation, Fractional  Search this
Petroleum -- Prospecting  Search this
Petroleum chemicals  Search this
Petroleum refineries  Search this
Petroleum industry  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Gasoline  Search this
Exports -- 19th century  Search this
Coal  Search this
Oil spills  Search this
Automobile supplies industry  Search this
Importers  Search this
Gas  Search this
Gas industry  Search this
Oil-shale industry  Search this
Petroleum -- Distillation  Search this
Petroleum, Synthetic  Search this
Oil wells  Search this
Oil industries  Search this
Oil fields  Search this
Oil well drilling rigs  Search this
Oil  Search this
Whaling  Search this
advertising -- Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business cards
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Business letters
Legal documents
Caricatures
Publications -- Business
Printed material
Letterheads
Technical manuals -- 20th century
Receipts
Design patents
Patents
Manuals
Advertising fliers
Advertising
Reports
Printed ephemera
Ephemera
Printed materials
Business records
Technical reports
Periodicals
Commercial correspondence
Publications
Business ephemera
Photographs
Newsletters
Illustrations
Print advertising
Invoices
Correspondence
Advertising mail
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Petroleum
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Petroleum
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f4a3a640-4d5c-4e00-a2a5-f09ad68b1574
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-petroleum

Folia Water Materials

Creator:
Dankovich, Theresa  Search this
Names:
Folia Water  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Filters
Date:
2016.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of the Safe Water Book, loose filters, and a Tasita, a filter holder that connects two bottles together, created by chemist and inventor, Theresa Dankovich.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
Dankovich created the Safe Water Book, a book of silver-nanoparticle filter papers that kill disease and bacteria. The paper filters are called Folia Filters. The filters are used in conjunction with the Tasita, a plastic filter that holds the paper and connects two bottles together. The filters come in the form of Safe Water Books. Each book contains 26 filters and one book provides a year of safe drinking water. Dankovich holds a B.S. in fiber science from Cornell, an M.S. in agricultural and environmental chemistry from the University of California, Davis, and a Ph.D in chemistry from McGill University. She is the Chief Technology officer and Chairwoman of Folia Water, a company she founded in 2015.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Theresa Dankovich, 2016.
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:
Health  Search this
Inventions -- 21st century  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Water -- Purification -- Filtration  Search this
Inventors -- 21st century  Search this
Water -- Bacteriology  Search this
Sanitation  Search this
Public health  Search this
Entrepreneurship  Search this
Water -- Filtration  Search this
Drinking water  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Filters
Citation:
Folia Water Materials, 2016, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1407
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bbd16421-d318-4ccb-a23f-7190fb0aee87
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1407

Catalogue général du Musée arabe du Caire : les filtres de gargoulettes / par Pierre Olmer

Author:
Matḥaf al-Fann al-Islāmī (Cairo, Egypt)  Search this
Olmer, Pierre 1879-  Search this
Subject:
Matḥaf al-Fann al-Islāmī (Cairo, Egypt)  Search this
Physical description:
124 p., [83] leaves of plates : ill. ; 35 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Egypt
Cairo
Date:
1932
Topic:
Islamic vases  Search this
Vases, Egyptian  Search this
Vases  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
709.53 .C2 1932
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_861951

Handbook of filtration, written by the technical staff

Author:
Eaton-Dikeman Company  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1960
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
TP156.F5 E3X
TP156.F5E3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_33731

Filter-cel used the world over for clarification

Author:
Celite Products Co  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1921
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
45032
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_341612

Filtration with filter-cell Bulletin F-40-A

Author:
Celite Products Co  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1923
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
44324
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_330030

Millipore filters and associated apparatus

Author:
Millipore Filter Corporation  Search this
Physical description:
48 p
Type:
Microforms
Trade catalogs
Date:
1975
1964
C1964
Topic:
Filters and filtration  Search this
Call number:
44043
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_367538

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