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El Paso de Los Angeles, "The Pathway of the Angels" [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 1, Item Grouping U.S.A.--California--Los Angeles.
Culture:
Mexican Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
Olvera Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Illustrated color postcard that depicts a street where vendors sell Mexican wares to tourists. In addition to tourists, we can see the back of a Mexican man wearing a shirt with some sort of decoration and a hat.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000047 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Markets  Search this
Sales  Search this
Sales  Search this
Maps, Tourist  Search this
Tourism -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / California - Los Angeles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2177

Semarang (sheet maps, tourist brochure)

Collection Creator:
Dunham, S. Ann (Stanley Ann)  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The S. Ann Dunham papers are open for research.

Electronic records are unavailable for research. Please contact the reference archivist for additional information.

Access to the S. Ann Dunham papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
S. Ann Dunham papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
S. Ann Dunham papers
S. Ann Dunham papers / Series 7: Reference and research / 7.2: Maps of Indonesia
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2011-04-ref225

Folder 3 _________________. Maps, tourist guides, and timetables.

Collection Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Container:
Box 145 of 253
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Alexander Wetmore Papers
See more items in:
Alexander Wetmore Papers
Alexander Wetmore Papers / Series 8: Field Work and Official Travel Files, 1910-1974. / Box 145
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7006-refidd1e16188

MS 7473 Tourist Map of Gifu Prefecture

Creator:
Maeda  Search this
Extent:
1 Sheet (24 1/8 x 31 3/8 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheets
Maps
Place:
Japan -- Maps
Gifu Prefecture (Japan) -- map
Date:
ca. 1930
Scope and Contents:
The map includes pictorial representations of various tourist attractions--mountains, rivers, waterfalls, castles, temples, hot springs, and so forth--identified with labels. The map is partially annotated with English or romanized labels apparently added by the collector.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7473
Local Note:
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, Department of Anthropology.
Color print reproduction
Other Title:
Gifu-ken kankō zu
Topic:
Maps, Tourist  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 7473, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7473
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7473

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 1: Business Ephemera

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1,108 Cubic feet (consisting of approximately 2,050 of boxes, approximately 336 oversize boxes, map case material.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Business records
Ephemera
Printed ephemera
Date:
circa 1544-1988
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years.

Series 1 is organized into two sub-groups. The first is divided into 468 subject categories. The second sub-group is divided into 68 geographical categories.

An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.
VERTICAL FILES:
This material makes up the largest portion of the collection currently contained in approximately 2,050 vertical document boxes. It consists of bills, receipts, scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, advertising cards, trade catalogues, calendars, greeting cards, business cards, timetables, labels, handbills, photographs, lithographs, certificates, fans, newspaper clippings, envelopes, bookmarks, cigarette cards, stock cards, election literature, menus, sheet music, postcards, playing cards, posters, scraps, stickers, rewards of merit, maps, printed advertisements, application forms, and an assortment of other types of business ephemera. The material dates from the late eighteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries.

The material is organized into two sub-groups. The first is divided into 468 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. Within the subject categories, the material is organized by company where applicable or type of material. Subject categories which have been fully organized, re-housed, and described are followed by an asterisk (*). A scope and content note, folder list, and a list of subject terms for the processed subject categories is available. Many of the subjects also have brand-name indexes that are available in the Archives Center.

The second sub-group is divided into 68 categories and consists of materials arranged by geographical areas. The geographical areas include regions, states, cities and countries. Materials consists of bills and receipts, printed advertisements, maps, tourist handbooks and guides, photographs, etc. These materials remain largely unprocessed and written descriptions are not available.
OVERSIZE:
This material makes up a substantial portion of the collection currently contained in approximately 336 oversize boxes and 34 map case drawers. It consists primarily of posters, newspapers, point of purchase displays, packaging, printed advertisements, illustrations from periodicals, lithographs, labels, shipping documents, promotional items, trade catalogs, pattern sheets, maps, art reproductions, fashion design drawings, membership certificates, photographs, broadsides, price lists and an assortment of other types of business ephemera. The material dates from the mid-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries.

The material is arranged in alphabetical order in the same subject and geographical categories as materials in the Business Ephemera Vertical Files. Within a few of the subject categories, the material is organized by company if there was enough material to warrant it. These materials are housed in map case drawers, and 20x24 and 14x18 flat oversize boxes. Further descriptions and container lists for the oversize materials are available in the reference room.

Many of the materials are extremely fragile and require careful handling. Assistance from the reference archivist is highly recommended. Photocopies may not be made of the oversize materials due to size and condition. It is advisable to consult the notebooks containing black and white prints of collection materials. Photocopies of these prints can be made instead of the original materials. Researchers may request photographs, slides or transparencies from the Office of Printing and Photographic Services using existing negative numbers.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 2 subseries.

1.1: -- Subject Categories

1.2: -- Geographical Categories
General note:
(*) Categories organized and described in Scope Content Notes and Container Lists available in the Archive Center.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Series 1: Business Ephemera forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana .

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:
The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060, was 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:
Select Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalogs restricted due to fragile condition. Researchers should consult microfilm in NMAH library for 1880-1983 editions, drawer 692.
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:
advertising -- Business ephemera  Search this
Business -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Business records
Ephemera
Ephemera -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 19th century
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
3.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications
Business records
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Colorado -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel -- 1910-1950
China -- Description and Travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
United States -- description and travel
Date:
1844-1966
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:
Tours consists of business records and advertisements created by tourism companies and rail lines, travel guides to varied countries and geographic areas, and other select items such as travel advice, resources on hotels and resorts, and travel-related events or lectures.

No expansive business documentation exists for any company represented within the records. The strength of the collection lies in its breadth of information about other countries, states, or geographic locations provided for the purposes of informing travelers. While no substantial material concerning the history and development of the tourism industry exists within the collection, this subject category provides substantial resources for researchers interested in sorts of information that was made available to tourists, types of travel and tours available, and background about resources and perceptions of promoted vacation destinations over a long time period.
Arrangement:
Tours is arranged in three subseries.

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:
Tours 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:
Railroads -- 19th century  Search this
Railroads -- 20th century  Search this
Health resorts  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Railroads -- 1860-1900  Search this
Railroads -- 1874-1910  Search this
Travel  Search this
Hotels  Search this
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Railroads -- Dining-car service  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad companies  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Maps, Tourist  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Railroads -- History  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Sleeping cars (Railroads)  Search this
Air travel  Search this
Travel -- 1890-1930  Search this
Tourist trade -- Postcards  Search this
Travel -- 1910-1920  Search this
Railroad travel  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Family vacations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1910-1940  Search this
Railroad stations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
advertising -- Transportation  Search this
Vacations  Search this
Railroad passenger cars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications -- Business
Business records
Publications
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tours
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tours

MS 7475 Fuji (Huzi) Hakone National Park, Japan

Extent:
1 Sheet (53.5 x 37.6 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheets
Maps
Place:
Japan -- Maps
Mount Fuji (Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan) -- map
Date:
ca. 1930
Scope and Contents:
A tourist map guide to the Mt. Fuji and Hakone National Park (Shizuoka Prefecture) area. Identifies various points of interest, including hotels and inns, in both Japanese and English. The map includes coded conveyance routes by railway, motor road, footpath, tramway, and highway. The map is illustrated to show places and activities.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7475
Local Note:
Cataloging data furnished by Chang-su Houchins, Department of Anthropology.
Color print reproduction
Other Title:
Fuji Hakone kokuritsu kōen
Topic:
Maps, Tourist  Search this
Hakone National Park (Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Citation:
Manuscript 7475, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7475
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7475

Tourist map of the Gambia / compilation of data and map preparation by Professor William R. Stanley, Department of Geography, University of South Carolina ; J. Spencer Ulrey, director of cartography

Author:
Stanley, William R  Search this
Gambia Ministry of Information and Tourism  Search this
Physical description:
2 maps on 1 sheet : color ; 19 x 53 cm and 23 x 53 cm, sheet 89 x 59 cm, folded to 20 x 10 cm
Type:
Maps
Tourist maps
Place:
Gambia
Banjul (Gambia)
Banjul
Date:
1978
[1978?]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_570903

Road atlas of Namibia

Title:
Globetrotter travel atlas: road atlas of Namibia
Author:
New Holland (Publishers) Ltd  Search this
Physical description:
1 atlas (48 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Maps
Tourist maps
Place:
Namibia
Date:
1994
©1994
Topic:
Roads  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Call number:
G2581.P2 N49 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_491808

Plan von Bern mit Schweiz. Landesausstellung, 15. Mai - 15. Oktober, 1914

Title:
Plan von Bern mit Schweizerischer Landesausstellung, 15. Mai - 15. Oktober, 1914
Physical description:
1 map color 37 x 47 cm. folded to 16 x 11 cm
Type:
Maps
Tourist maps
Place:
Switzerland
Bern
Bern (Switzerland)
Date:
1914
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1005589

Pocket map of Ile - Ife by Odedapọ Olujimi Coker

Cartographer:
Coker, Adedapọ Olujimi  Search this
Physical description:
1 map 45 x 47 cm, folded in cover 19 x 14 cm
Type:
Maps
Road maps
Tourist maps
Place:
Ife (Nigeria)
Nigeria
Ife
Date:
1961
1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_932284

BP traveller's map of Swaziland / BP

Author:
BP Swaziland  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 map : col. ; 35 x 26 cm., folded to 22 x 11 cm
Type:
Printed maps
Road maps
Maps, Tourist
Maps
Place:
Eswatini
Mbabane (Eswatini)
Manzini (Eswatini)
Date:
1979
[1979?]
Call number:
VF-- Swaziland
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_685781

Costa Rica, 1940 : maps, tourist guides, and timetables

Collection name:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 145 Folder 3
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Maps
Memorabilia
Timetables
Place:
Costa Rica
Liberia
Santa Cruz
Puntarenas
San José
Santa María, Cerro
Date Range:
1936-1940
Start Date:
1936
End Date:
1940
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007006
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
See more records associated with this person:
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI377

International map of Harar, Ethiopia / authors: Roberto Bianchini, Kadigia Ali Mohamud, Mohammed Bedri Mohammed, and Francesco Maimone

Title:
Harar
Cartographer:
Bianchini, Roberto  Search this
Publisher:
Harari Region (Ethiopia)  Search this
Centro interuniversitario di ricerca per lo sviluppo sostenibile  Search this
Physical description:
2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, color ; 27 x 51 cm and 46 x 64 cm, sheet 56 x 65 cm, folded to 28 x 13 cm
Type:
Maps
Tourist maps
Place:
Hārer (Ethiopia)
Date:
2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1050709

Tourist guide in Kumasi, Ashanti / [cartographic material] / data compilation and cartography by Sam Wood

Title:
Ashanti, the cultural heartland of Ghana
Author:
Wood, Sam  Search this
Woods Consultancy Service  Search this
Physical description:
2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 52 x 64 cm. or smaller, sheet 69 x 89 cm., folded to 25 x 12 cm
Type:
Cartographic materials
Maps, Tourist
Place:
Ashanti Region (Ghana)
Kumasi (Ghana)
Date:
1999
Call number:
G8853.A8E635 1999 .T68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825005

Circuit in the Haut-Congo Lualaba

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[10] folded p. : ill
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Maps, Tourist
Place:
Katanga (Congo)
Date:
195u
[195-]
Call number:
VF-- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_830505

Tourist atlas of Beijing / editor-in-chief, Qian Jinkai ; DADI Corporation of the Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences [and] Beijing Tourism Administration

Author:
Zhongguo ke xue yuan Di li yan jiu suo DADI Corporation  Search this
Beijing (China) Lü you shi ye guan li ju  Search this
Ke xue chu ban she  Search this
Physical description:
1 atlas (88 p.) : col. ill., col. maps (some folded) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Maps, Tourist
Guidebooks
Place:
Beijing (China)
Date:
1990
Call number:
G2309.P3 T6 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_877640

Tigrai : the open-air museum : tourist map of Aksum

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 sheet (folded) : col. ill
Type:
Books
Guidebooks
Maps, Tourist
Place:
Ethiopia
Āksum
Āksum (Ethiopia)
Date:
2000
[200-]
Topic:
Historic sites  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Ethiopia
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781143

Gallery map of Zanzibar [cartographic material] : with detailed map of Uguja Island & Stone town

Title:
Detailed map of Uguja Island and Stone Town
Map of Zanzibar Island
Map of Stone Town
Author:
Jafferji, Javed  Search this
Physical description:
2 maps on 1 sheet both sides, col. ; 58 x 38 cm. and 41 x 38 cm., sheet 60 x 60 cm., folded to 20 x 10 cm
Type:
Cartographic materials
Maps, Tourist
Place:
Zanzibar
Zanzibar (Zanzibar)
Stone Town (Zanzibar, Zanzibar)
Date:
1999
C1999
Call number:
G8442.Z3E635 1999 G35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_607313

Nahuel Huapi : Lanín, Los Alerces

Title:
Lanín, Los Alerces
Alerces
Author:
Automóvil Club Argentino  Search this
Argentina Dirección Nacional de Turismo  Search this
Physical description:
1 map : col. ; 80 x 44 cm., folded to 21 x 12 cm
Type:
Maps, Tourist
Place:
Argentina
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapí (Argentina)
Parque Nacional Lanín (Argentina)
Parque Nacional Los Alerces (Argentina)
Date:
196u
[196-?]
Topic:
National parks and reserves  Search this
Call number:
G5352.N3C2 1960 .A98
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_628213

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