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How the RAF & USAAF beat the Luftwaffe Ken Delve

Title:
How the Royal Air Force and United States Army Air Force beat the Luftwaffe
Author:
Delve, Ken  Search this
Subject:
Germany Luftwaffe History  Search this
Great Britain Royal Air Force History  Search this
United States Air Force History  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 208, 16 unnumbered pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2021
World War, 1939-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, German  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, British  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945--Opérations aériennes britanniques  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--British  Search this
Military operations, Aerial--German  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156639

New worlds, new animals from menagerie to zoological park in the nineteenth century edited by R.J. Hoage and William A. Deiss ; with a foreword by Michael H. Robinson

Author:
Hoage, R. J  Search this
Deiss, William A  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
National Zoological Park History  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 198 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Aufsatzsammlung
Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Actes de congrès
Place:
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
Date:
1996
19th century
19e siècle
Topic:
Zoos--History  Search this
Menageries--History  Search this
Jardins zoologiques--Histoire  Search this
Ménageries--Histoire  Search this
Menageries  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Aufsatzsammlung  Search this
Zoologischer Garten  Search this
Dierentuinen  Search this
Parcs zoologiques--Congrès  Search this
Ménageries--Congrès  Search this
Geschichte (1800-1900)  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Congrès  Search this
dierentuinen  Search this
zoological gardens  Search this
dierentuindieren  Search this
zoo animals  Search this
geschiedenis  Search this
History  Search this
Great Britain  Search this
vs  Search this
usa  Search this
Ethics, Bioethics  Search this
Ethiek, bio-ethiek  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_491717

Sailing ships, their history & development, as illustrated by the collection of ship-models in the Science museum, by G. S. Laird Clowes

Author:
Clowes, Geoffrey Swinford Laird 1883-1937  Search this
Science Museum (Great Britain)  Search this
Physical description:
v. illus., plates. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1930
1930-
Topic:
Ships  Search this
Call number:
VM15 .C68X
VM15.C68X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_84454

Catalogue of the collections in the Science museum, South Kensington, with descriptive and historical notes and illustrations. Water transport

Author:
Science Museum (Great Britain)  Search this
Overton, George Leonard 1875-  Search this
Great Britain Board of Education  Search this
Physical description:
v. plates
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1923
1923-
Topic:
Ship models  Search this
Call number:
VM6.L8 S7 1923X
VM6.L8S7 1923X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_211357

The history of the Honourable Artillery Company, by Captain G. A. Raikes ... with maps and illustrations

Author:
Raikes, George Alfred 1850-  Search this
Subject:
Great Britain Army Honourable Artillery Company of London  Search this
Massachusetts Ancient and Honourable Artillery Company  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. col. fronts., plates (part col., part fold.) ports., fold. plans, facsims. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1878
Call number:
UA658.5.H7R3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_259597

Handbook of the collections illustrating marine engineering

Author:
Science Museum (Great Britain)  Search this
Overton, George Leonard 1875-  Search this
Spratt, H. Philip (Hereward Philip)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1933
1953
1933-1953
Topic:
Marine engines  Search this
Call number:
VM731 .S416 1933
VM731.S416 1933
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_395929

Uncle Tom's Cabin illustrated anti-slavery cover

Title:
Scott Catalogue Great Britain 3
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. (7.78 x 14.92 cm) Height x Width (Unfolded): 6 1/16 x 5 7/8 in. (15.4 x 14.92 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
GREAT BRITAIN
Date:
March 28, 1853
Object number:
2012.2034.2
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm893fa8eba-8de7-421d-83df-7444488b9597
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2012.2034.2
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Album of Portraits of Celebrities

Alternate Title:
William E. Gladstone, Prime Minister of England
Artist:
Shoppell, active c. 1882  Search this
Publisher:
F. M. Lupton  Search this
Sitter:
William Ewart Gladstone, 1809 - 1898  Search this
Medium:
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 7.2 × 5.3 cm (2 13/16 × 2 1/16")
Book closed: 13.5 × 18.6 cm (5 5/16 × 7 5/16")
Book open: 13.5 × 36.5 cm (5 5/16 × 14 3/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1882
Topic:
Book  Search this
Illustration  Search this
William Ewart Gladstone: Male  Search this
William Ewart Gladstone: Literature\Writer  Search this
William Ewart Gladstone: Politics and Government\Statesman\British statesman  Search this
William Ewart Gladstone: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\Prime Minister\Great Britain  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.90.50.E
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm437bcc2dd-7a57-4c73-86ad-7dea8b335a18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.90.50.E

The sea, its history and romance / by Frank C. Bowen

Author:
Bowen, Frank Charles 1894-  Search this
Physical description:
4 volumes : illustrations (some color) portraits, maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1924
1926
[1924-1926]
Topic:
Ocean  Search this
Ships--History  Search this
Ships in art  Search this
Naval history  Search this
Merchant marine  Search this
History, Naval  Search this
Call number:
VK149 .B65Z
VK149.B65Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_209115

Irish coast pilot

Author:
Great Britain Hydrographic Department  Search this
Physical description:
525 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (1 folded) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ireland
Date:
1954
Topic:
Pilot guides  Search this
Call number:
VK831 .G78 1954
VK831.G78 1954
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297656

Mediterranean pilot. Volume 5, comprising and coasts of Libya, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Syria; the southern coast of Turkey and the island of Cyprus

Author:
Great Britain Hydrographic Department  Search this
Physical description:
253 pages : illustrations, maps (1 folded) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mediterranean Sea
Date:
1950
Topic:
Pilot guides  Search this
Call number:
VK853 .G78 v.5 1950
VK853.G78 v.5 1950
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297657

West coast of India pilot, comprising the western coasts of Ceylon, India and Pakistan from Colombo to Cape Monze, also the Maldive and Laccadive Islands

Author:
Great Britain Hydrographic Department  Search this
Physical description:
370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indian Ocean
Date:
1950
Topic:
Pilot guides  Search this
Call number:
VK885 .G78 1950
VK885.G78 1950
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297662

West coast of Scotland pilot, comprising the west coast of Scotland from the Mull of Galloway to Cape Wrath including the Inner and Outer Hebrides

Author:
Great Britain Hydrographic Department  Search this
Physical description:
685 pages : illustrations, maps (1 folded) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Scotland
Date:
1949
Topic:
Pilot guides  Search this
Call number:
VK833 .G78 1949
VK833.G78 1949
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297663

The Black Sea pilot comprising the Dardanelles, Marmara Denizi, the Bosporus, Black Sea, and Sea of Azov

Author:
Great Britain Hydrographic Department  Search this
Physical description:
485 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Black Sea
Dardanelles Strait (Turkey)
Marmara, Sea of
Bosporus (Turkey)
Date:
1955
Topic:
Pilot guides  Search this
Call number:
VK870 .G78 1955
VK870.G78 1955
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_297664

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
60.54 Cubic feet (consisting of 131 boxes, 13 folders, 17 oversize folders, 20 map case folders, 2 flat boxes (1 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
1832-1977
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Railroads 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:
Railroad materials comprise the largest subject category in the Warshaw Collection. These materials document a major industry and important transportation system that was instrumental in the western expansion of the United States. Railroads opened the way for the development of many other industries including mining, farming and manufacturing. The earliest materials document railroad lines operating on the east coast of the United States in the 1830s. The United States did not have the technical and manufacturing capabilities of some of the European nations. Cheaper land for railroad right of way and a government policy that guaranteed loans and provided grants to railroad companies based on the amount of track laid, however, encouraged rapid growth. Railroad companies in turn would sell land to settlers. Materials in this collection include the advertisements created to lure settlers west by promising this cheap and abundant land. The railroads were instrumental in transporting goods from the farm belt to the east coast and to Europe thus making the country a major trading post. Railroads also expedited the movement of troops during the Civil War which was the first war to employ the rails. Later in the century the growth of the far west is facilitated by passenger trains linking east and west. As the rail network became more efficient and capable of transporting raw materials, the United States became a world leader in coal and pig iron production. Evidence of the transporting of goods is found among these materials. The affluence of the late nineteenth century is reflected in the amount of materials in the collection that promoted luxury travel by rail. The rise of great railroad fortunes such as those of Vanderbilt, Harriman and Gould soon followed industry growth, as did scandal and corruption which in turn was followed by government regulation in the form of the Interstate Commerce Act and railroad legislation during Theodore Roosevelt's administration.

The twentieth century witnessed great efficiencies in locomotive car and track design and large increases in freight ton mileage as is reflected in the materials. There was, however, failure or downsizing of many railroad lines. Total passenger mileage declined over the years due to competition from other forms of transportation, the rise of the labor movement, increasing government control, a reduction in profits and the

The material consists primarily of correspondence, reports, patent records, pass books, resort guides, timetables, maps, periodicals, articles, printed advertisements, tickets, photographs, postcards and images from railroad companies. There is also a substantial amount of material from manufacturers and dealers of railroad equipment and supplies and from railroad organizations. Reference materials including articles and periodicals are also included among the materials. The materials are divided into six series.

Railroad Companies forms the largest amount of material in this category. This series is divided into two subseries. Subseries one is American railroad companies and subseries two is foreign companies.

American Companies document transportation service throughout the United States by the railroad lines including Albany and Susquehanna Railroad Company, Northern Railroad Corporation, Concord and Claremont, Contoocook River Railroad, Illinois Central Railroad, New York Central Railroad Company, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Sullivan, Central Vermont, Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road Company, Providence and Worcester Railroad Company, Pennsylvania Rail Road Company, Southern Pacific, Vermont Central Railroad Corporation and Union Pacific Railroad. There is a substantial amount of material from each company. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the company or railroad line (s).

Foreign Companies includes companies servicing countries outside of the United States. Countries include Canada, England, France, India, Ireland, Scotland, Mexico and Switzerland. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the company or railroad line (s).

Manufacturers and Distributors of Railroad Cars, Equipment and Supplies includes scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, printed advertisements, patents, catalogues, bills and receipts. Many of the companies produced cars for the railroad companies but also supplied equipment and parts. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the company.

Organizations, Associations and Clubs includes material from groups that represented the interests of railroad companies, employees and tradesmen. Organizations include American Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents, American Association of Passenger Traffic Officers, American Association for Railroad and Locomotive History, American Electric Railway Association, American Electric Railway Manufacturers Association, American Electric Railway Transportation and Traffic Association, American Iron and Steel Association, American Railway Association, American Railway Bureau, American Railway Master Mechanics Association, American Street and Interurban Railway Accountants Association, Association of American Railroads, Association of General Freight Agents of New England, Association of Railway Executives, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen- Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Brotherhood Railroad Signalmen of America, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Convention of Railroad Commissioners, Eastern Railroad Association, International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Master Car Builders' Association, National Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents, National Council of Traveling Salesmen's Association of America, New England Association of Railroad Superintendents, New England Association of Superintendents of Steam Railways, New England General Ticket and Passenger Agents Association, New England Railroad Club, New England Railway Car Accounting Association, New England Summer Resort Association, North-Western, Railroadmen, Railroadians of America, Railway Business Association, Railway Car Accountants' Association, Railway Clearing House Association, Railway Club of Pittsburgh, Railway Educational Association, Railway Officials of America, Railway Storekeeping Association, Railway and Supplymen's Mutual Catalog Company, South-Western Passenger Association, South-Western Railway Association, Street Railway Association, Terminal Railroad Association of Saint Louis, Train Central Corporation of America, Transcontinental Association, United American Mechanics, United States Railroad Administration, Western Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents, Western Land Association of Minnesota, Western Railroad Association, Western Railways' Committee on Public Relations, Western States Passenger Association and the Yard Master's Mutual Benefit Association.

Images includes unidentified photographs, postcards, lithographs and sketches of locomotive cars, bridges, tunnels, accidents, collisions, depot stations, equipment, freight and shipping alternatives, Hancock Junction, horse-drawn railroads, memorials featuring trains, menus, tracks, employees working with trains, trademarks, cartoons, caricatures, illustrations from children's books, West Point and the second locomotive built in the United States. The materials that can be identified to a railroad company or line are found in series one. Most of the material are undated and is arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

General Files includes audit reports, Windsor Vermont Convention, income and expense accounts, mortgage bonds, bond offerings, export and import documents, financial records and stock lists, Florence and Keyport Company charter, Interstate Commerce Commission, legal records from states such as Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, United States and Vermont patent records, Philadelphia Company balance sheets, Railroad Administration, Rand's Rating Agency, taxation documents, Thompson and Bachedler track and switch specifications, pass, time sheets, freight documents, maps, destination literature, tours, ticket sales, passenger rate sheets, checks, receipts and invoices, tickets, guides, maps, timetables, transportation of freight documents, pass books, passenger proportions, freight rates, free pass policy of numerous railroad companies, freight rates, freight transportation documents for Empire Line Great Western, Great Central, Bitner's Despatch Line, Merchant's Despatch line, National Despatch line, and various companies, time sheets, transportation of freight documents, maps and destination literature, maps and destination literature, map of Great Britain, Dinsmore, map of the United States and Canada Railways, fares and schedules, official documents, special trip offers, tariffs for passengers, freight and grain, tariffs for livestock and merchandise, passenger rate sheets, Walker's Railway tables, baggage checks, checks, receipts and invoices, ticket sales, Dover, ticket agents, tickets,

Publications includes articles, reports, clippings, histories, fiction, periodicals for the railroad trade and general periodicals. The series is divided into three subseries: Subseries 1, Articles, Reports, Clippings, Histories, and Fiction; Subseries 2, Periodicals for the Railroad Trade; Subseries 3, General Periodicals.
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:
Railroads 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:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Railroads
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep860f3e0d4-3fed-46ba-9679-02db5f1c18cc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-railroads
Online Media:

Japan courts and culture = Nihon no geijutsu edited by Rachel Peat

Title:
Japan : courts and culture = 日本の芸術 / edited by Rachel Peat
Nihon no geijutsu
日本の芸術
Contributor:
Peat, Rachel  Search this
Coaldrake, William Howard  Search this
Guitaut, Caroline de  Search this
Irvine, Gregory  Search this
Jones, Kathryn 1969-  Search this
Wilson, Melanie  Search this
Author:
Queen's Gallery (London, England)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 304 pages illustrations (chiefly color), color maps 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
History
Catalogues d'exposition
Place:
Japan
Great Britain
England
London
Japon
Grande-Bretagne
Angleterre
Londres
Date:
2020
Topic:
Art objects, Japanese  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Diplomatic gifts--History  Search this
Art  Search this
Objets d'art japonais  Search this
Arts décoratifs  Search this
Cadeaux diplomatiques--Histoire  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Diplomatic gifts  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Diplomatische Beziehungen  Search this
Geschenk  Search this
Höfische Kultur  Search this
Kulturaustausch  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Relations extérieures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1146479

Royal Mail stamps how to make sure you receive all the issues

Author:
Great Britain Post Office Philatelic Bureau  Search this
Physical description:
14 pages illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Grande-Bretagne
Date:
1988
Topic:
Stamp collecting  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Philatélie  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_990806

Moving home gender, place, and travel writing in the early Black Atlantic Sandra Gunning

Author:
Gunning, Sandra  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xix, 260 pages) illustrations
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Electronic books
collective biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Literary criticism
Critiques littéraires
Place:
Atlantic Ocean Region
Atlantique, Région de l'
Pays étrangers, dans la littérature
Great Britain
Grande-Bretagne
Date:
2021
19th century
19e siècle
Topic:
Travel writing--Black authors--History  Search this
Authors, Black  Search this
African diaspora in literature  Search this
American literature--African American authors--History and criticism  Search this
English literature--Black authors--History and criticism  Search this
American literature--African influences  Search this
Voyage--Art d'écrire--Auteurs noirs--Histoire  Search this
Écrivains noirs  Search this
Africains  Search this
Littérature anglaise--Auteurs noirs--Histoire et critique  Search this
Littérature américaine--Influence africaine  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Black Studies (Global)  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies  Search this
American literature--African American authors  Search this
British colonies  Search this
English literature--Black authors  Search this
Travel  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Descriptions et voyages  Search this
Formerly enslaved authors--Afro-Caribbean authors--Colonialism and literature  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155946

Royal Air Mail

Author:
Great Britain Post Office  Search this
Issuing body:
Great Britain Post Office  Search this
Physical description:
13 pages illustrations obl. 8°
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
Topic:
Air mail service  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_990809

Handbook of the collections illustrating marine engines

Author:
Science Museum (Great Britain)  Search this
Overton, George Leonard 1875-  Search this
Spratt, H. Philip (Hereward Philip)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : front. (v.2) plates. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1935
1938
1935-38
Topic:
Marine engines--History  Search this
Call number:
VM731 .L6X
VM731.L6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_123636

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