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[Trade catalogs from General Motors Corp. (GMC)]

Company Name:
General Motors Corp. (GMC)  Search this
Related companies:
AC Electronics, Milwaukee, WI ; AC Spark Plug, Flint, MI ; Adam Opel AG, Germany ; Allison Engineering Co., Indianapolis, IN ; Buick Motor Co., Flint, MI ; Buick Motor Div., Flint, MI ; Cadillac Motor Car Co., Detroit, MI ; Cadillac Motor Div., Detroit, MI ; Central Foundry Div., Saginaw, MI ; Chevrolet Motor Div., Detroit, MI ; Chevrolet Motor Co., Detroit, MI ; Cleveland Diesel Div., Cleveland, OH ; Cleveland Diesel Engine Div., Cleveland, OH ; Dayton Engineering Lab Co. (DELCO), Dayton, OH ; Delco Hyatt ; Delco-Light Co., Dayton, OH ; Delco Appliance Div., Rochester, NY ; Delco Marine, Dayton, OH ; Delco Products, Dayton, OH ; Delco Radio, Kokomo, IN ; Delco-Remy, Anderson, IN ; Detroit Diesel, Detroit, MI ; Diesel Equipment, Grand Rapids, MI ; Domestic Engineering Co., Dayton, OH ; Eastern Aircraft Div., Bloomfield, NJ ; Electro-Motive Div., La Grange, IL ; Euclid Road Machine Co., Hudson, OH ; Euclid Crane & Hoist Co. ; Fabricast Div., Bedford, IN ; Fisher Body Co., Warren, MI ; Frigidaire, Dayton, OH ; General Motors Sales Corp., Rochester, NY ; General Motors Truck Co., Pontiac, MI ; Guardian Refrigerator Co., Detroit, MI ; GM Acceptance Corp., New York, NY ; GMC Truck-Coach, Pontiac, MI ; Guide Lamp Div., Anderson, IN ; Harrison Radiator Co., Lockport, NY ; Hummer ; Hyatt Roller Bearing Co., Harrison, NJ ; Hydra-Matic, Ypsilanti, MI ; Hyatt Roller Bearing Co., Harrison, NJ ; Inland Mfg. Co., Dayton, OH ; Lovejoy Mfg. Co., Boston, MA ; Moraine Products Div., Dayton, OH ; Motors Holding Div., Detroit, MI ; Motors Insurance Corp., New York, NY ; New Departure Mfg. Co., Bristol, CT ; Oakland Motor Car Co., Detroit, MI ; Olds Motor Car Co., Lansing, MI ; Olds Motor Works, Lansing, MI ; Oldsmobile Motor Div., Lansing, MI ; Packard Electric Co., Warren, MI ; Pontiac Motor Div., Pontiac, MI ; Remy Electric Co., Anderson, IN ; Reliance Engineering Co., Lansing, MI ; Rochester Products Div., Rochester, MI ; Rumely Products Co., Chicago, IL ; Saginaw Steering Gear, Sagniaw, MI ; Saturn Corp. ; Sunnyhome Electric Co. ; Ternstedt Div., Detroit, MI ; United Delco, Detroit, OH ; United Motors Service Div., Detroit, MI ; Terex Div., Hudson, OH ; Winton Engine Co., Cleveland OH ; Yellow Truck & Coach Mfg. ; Vanxhall Motors Ltd., United Kingdom  Search this
Notes content:
Twenty-one envelopes OVERSIZE. Organized by companies and divisions. Some German language materials. Includes 1942 Annual Report to Employees, "War Tugs Tell Their Tales of the Sea", "Three R's of General Motors War Products Training Program", "Delco War Products All Over the World", "Century of Buick" with CD, "Making of a Motor Car," souvenir guide book to Chevrolet-Fisher Mfg. Exhibit, Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, 1933
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2063 pieces; 146 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date range:
1800s-2000s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fairs and exhibitions  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fairs  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Ships  Search this
Trade shows  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_16107
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_16107

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
10.22 Cubic feet (consisting of 20 boxes, 2 folders, 9 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, 3 flat boxes (2 full, 1 partial.))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Menus
Bills
Ships' passenger lists
Patents
Legislative documents
Photographs
Advertisements
Advertising mail
Advertising
Illustrations
Contracts
Trademarks
Inspections
Programs
Advertising cards
Advertising fliers
Print advertising
Legal documents
Travelogs
Souvenir programs
Business cards
Concert programs
Publications
Commercial correspondence
Correspondence
Receipts
Theater programs
Business records
Legal records
Business ephemera
Invoices
Bills of sale
Ships' logs
Technical reports
Reports
Letterheads
Ephemera
Design patents
Travel brochures
Legislation (legal concepts)
Business letters
Timetables
Travel diaries
Printed ephemera
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- Transportation
Hudson River
Date:
1777-1965
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:
Minimally covers the terminus of the wind-powered (sail) era and more fully documents the peak of the engine (steam) era of commercial cargo and passenger vesselsk, including freight and dockage services, maintenance and provisioning, ferry service, navigation (tug and tow) assistance, plus leisure cruising and touring. There is not a significant amount of material on battle or war ships. Includes both short distance routes such as lakes, rivers, and islets, and longer trans-oceanic crossings.

Documents within the collection consist of handbills, broadsides, leaflets, books, business cards, advertisements, insurance forms, wreck reports, passenger lists, baggage tags, freight manifests, rate cards, correspondence on letterhead stationery, booklets, newspaper clippings, postcards, menus, periodicals, manuals, photographs, engravings, woodcuts, sketches, bills of lading, receipts, catalogues, ledgers, journals, purchase orders, broadsides, brochures, custom forms, schedules, shipping and receiving documents, early steam guides, timetables, lithographs, announcements, etc. There are no navigational nautical maps. There is very little in the way of international import/export records. However, domestic and North American freight services are well-covered through invoices, bills of lading, manifests, and receipts for goods and services.

Some materials cover the history and development of steamships, particularly in the latter half of the nineteenth century with the iron screw replacing the wooden paddle steamer in the 1850s. The late 1860s brought the compound engine, which led to the steamship, previously used for the conveyance of mails and passengers, to compete with the sailing vessel in the carriage of cargo for long voyages. The 1870s brought improvements in accommodation for the passenger, with the midship saloon, conveniences in state-rooms, and covered access to smoke rooms and ladies cabins.

Ownership of specific lines and vessels was very fluid throughout shipping history, including the renaming of vessels. Mergers, dissolution, and absorption of fleets were frequent. Thus, researchers should independently seek out a more detailed history for any entity of particular interest.

The general maritime business series focuses on good and services related to maritime operations such as repair, shipbuilding, parts, ticket agents, chandlers, groceries, coal supply, dockage, wharfs/marinas, etc.

Operation records of named vessels contains primarily bills of lading and similar receipts for the movement of material goods or in-water services such as tow and tug assistance.

The largest series covering shipping lines and conglomerates offers a wide assortment of miscellaneous, nonexhaustive operation records for cargo and passenger lines and corporations, typically those with multiple holdings. These documents may include receipts, bills of lading, correspondence, and financial ledgers, plus promotional material for services and routes offered. Passenger sailings and luxury cruise documentation may contain menus, passenger lists, itineraries, shore excursion information, souveniers such as luggage tags, ticket stubs, and postcards. See also the subject category Menus, for additional examples of passenger and cruise ship menus.

When not associated with any of the above, general examples of materials related to the industry have been by arranged by their material type such as images, reports, and serial publications. More formal documentation, especially legal and reports, can be found here.

Narrative type materials related to lore, history, and building and design specifications have been sorted by subject. A scarce amount of material covers ships used for military service. Likewise, there are a few examples of maritime related material from the art world, mostly in the form of catalogues for exhibits or auction of paintings and scale models.

A note on vessel names: those used as contract carriers of mail and when in service, were entitled to unique prefix designations such as Royal Mail Ship (RMS.), otherwise, the ship name may be preceded by the more generic S.S. for single-screw steamer or steamship, SV for sailing vessel, PS for paddle steamer, RV for research vessel or similar type prefix. USS is the standard for the United States Navy commissioned ships while in commission, with HMS used for His/Her Majesty's Ship of the British Royal Navy.

Some of the major lines/companies represented in the collection include: American Line, American Steamship Company, Anchor Line, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, Cunard-Anchor Line, Cunard Line, Cunard Steam Ship Company, Limited, Cunard White Star Line, Eastern Steamship Lines, Furness, Withy & Company, Hamburg American Line (HAPAG) / Hamburg Amerika Linie, Holland America Line (N.A.S.M. / HAL), Inman Line, International Mercantile Marine Company (IMM), International Navigation Company, North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen), Panama Pacific Line, Peninsular and Oriental, Red Star Line, Royal Mail Steam Packet, U.S. Mail Steamship Company, United States Lines, White Star Line.
Arrangement:
Ships, Boats, and Vessels is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

General Maritime Businesses



Operation Records of Named Vessels



Shipping Lines/Conglomerates

Miscellaneous Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Keepsakes

Images

Ledger

Legal

News Clippings

Regulatory

Reports

Serial Publications

Stamps/Cigarette Cards

Associations and Societies

Images, Artwork, Racing, Technical Literature

Subject

Battleships, Warships

Destination Guides

Employment and Licensing

Insurance

Maritime History

Maritime Models and Art

Revue Generale Des Sciences

Warshaw Administrative Records
Related Materials:
Several other Warshaw Subject Categories may have closely related material such as Submarines and Transportation. For casual and recreational boating see Boats and Boating Equipment and Yachts. Other subject categories that may have related materials include: Canals, Dredging, Engines, Menus, Railroads (point of common transportation transfer), and Tours. .
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:
Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels] 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:
Passenger ships  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Shipbuilding industry  Search this
Ferries  Search this
Transportation -- Japan  Search this
River boats  Search this
Marine engines  Search this
Boats  Search this
Transportation -- Far Eastern  Search this
Ships -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Merchant Marine -- Manning of vessels -- United States  Search this
Docks  Search this
Health  Search this
Ocean liners  Search this
Merchant Marine -- United States  Search this
Ships -- Far Eastern  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Transportation -- river boat  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Merchant Marine  Search this
Harbors  Search this
Trade associations  Search this
Transportation -- 1900-1910  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Water transport -- 18th century  Search this
Boats -- Southeast Asia  Search this
Cargo  Search this
Local transit -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Sailboats  Search this
Waterways  Search this
Sailing  Search this
Transportation -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Local transit  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Water transfer  Search this
Transportation -- History  Search this
Wharves  Search this
Steamboats  Search this
Boats -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Public health  Search this
Marine engineers  Search this
Ocean travel  Search this
Seamen -- 1910-1920  Search this
Musical performances  Search this
Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States  Search this
Merchant seamen  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Models and modelmaking  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Seamen -- 1940-1950  Search this
Travel  Search this
Importers  Search this
Shipping  Search this
Cruise ships  Search this
Ships -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Flags  Search this
Exports -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Menus -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Menus
Bills
Ships' passenger lists
Patents
Legislative documents
Photographs
Advertisements
Advertising mail
Advertising
Illustrations
Contracts
Trademarks
Inspections
Programs
Advertising cards
Advertising fliers
Print advertising
Legal documents
Travelogs
Souvenir programs
Business cards
Concert programs
Publications
Commercial correspondence
Correspondence
Receipts
Theater programs
Publications -- Business
Business records
Legal records
Business ephemera
Invoices
Bills of sale
Ships' logs
Technical reports
Reports
Letterheads
Ephemera
Design patents
Travel brochures
Legislation (legal concepts)
Business letters
Timetables
Travel diaries
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Ships, Boats, and Vessels, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steamboats
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cc542278-2f59-4b3b-9008-a8b7679a46b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-steamboats
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Vita Floating Homes]

Variant company name:
Miami Beach, FL  Search this
Company Name:
Vita Floating Homes  Search this
Notes content:
floating homes for harbors, rivers, lakes, and protected waterways ; includes floor plans
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Northport, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_45351
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_45351

[Trade catalogs from F. H. Lovell & Co.]

Variant company name:
one item shelved with Lovell-Dressel Co., Inc.  Search this
Company Name:
F. H. Lovell & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Lovell-Dressel Co., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
railroad and marine lighting appliances and fixtures
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Arlington, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Candles  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_36810
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_36810

[Trade catalogs from Caterpillar Tractor Co.]

Company Name:
Caterpillar Tractor Co.  Search this
Related companies:
C. L. Best Tractor Co.; Holt Mfg. Co.; Russell Grader Mfg. Co.; Trackson Co.; Towmoter Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
One item OVERSIZE. Annual reports ; catalogs ; diesel engines ; "The Dotted Line" ; earthmoving equipment ; electric power units ; farming equipment ; general information ; history ; logging ; marine engines ; mining and pumping ; oilfield equipment ; railroad equipment ; tractors ; "Caterpillar Magazine" ; forwarders ; wheel harvesters ; stationary mount loaders...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
1356 pieces; 44 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Peoria, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Lumber; logging; timber and forestry  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Forests and forestry  Search this
Lumber  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Timber  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10172
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10172

[Trade catalogs from Lovell-Dressel Co., Inc.]

Company Name:
Lovell-Dressel Co., Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Cheston Co. (Subsidiary) ; F. H. Lovell & Co. (Arlington, NJ)  Search this
Notes content:
"Industrial and Marine Watertight Electrical Appliances" ; switches ; receptacles ; boxes and covers ; push buttons ; connection boxes ; other electrical equipment ; "Marine Watertight Lighting Fixtures" ; also non-waterproof lighting fixtures ; "blinker signal lights" and "blinker keys" ; diving lamps ; bulkhead and deck lighting fixtures ; running lights ; also steamtight and fumetight fixtures ; resistant light fixtures ; "Bishop's Adamant Gauge Glasses" , withstands high presures ; "Cheston Electric Resistance Forge Heaters"...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Kearny, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Topic:
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27782
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27782

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

Hyde Windlass Company Blueprints and Drawings

Creator:
Hyde Windlass Company  Search this
Names:
Bath Iron Works.  Search this
Hyde, General Thomas W.  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Place:
Maine
Date:
circa 1895-1950
Summary:
The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.
Scope and Contents:
Blueprints and drawings for the company's manufacturing of marine machinery and equipment.
Biographical / Historical:
The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Hyde Windlass Company, Bath, Maine.
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:
Shipping  Search this
Ships -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Naval architecture -- Designs and plans  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Deck (Naval architecture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Citation:
Hyde Windlass Company, ca. 1895-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0239
See more items in:
Hyde Windlass Company Blueprints and Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87917a8ae-23cd-41d8-8efc-2d79abd795ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0239

[Trade catalogs from C.S. Osborne & Co. Inc.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1826  Search this
Company Name:
C.S. Osborne & Co. Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
"Osborne" tools for leatherworkers, upholsterers, carpet layers, boat builders and canvas goods manufacturer ; tools for masons, plumbers and tinsmiths ; garden tools ; rawhide hammers ; punch and chisel sets ; drag hooks ; hog ring pliers ; hog rings ; grommets ; plain washers ; spur washers ; 150th Anniversary Catalog No. 76
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
20 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Harrison, New Jersey, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Leather products; tanning and equestrian supplies  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Leather industry and trade  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Ships  Search this
Tanning  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30516
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30516

[Trade catalogs from Outboard Marine Corp.]

Variant company name:
Ole Evinrude, President. Waukegan, IL ; Galesburg, IL  Search this
Company Name:
Outboard Marine Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Outboard Marine International S.A. (Nassau, Bahamas) ; Johnson Motor Co. ; Johnson Motors (div.) ; Trade Winds Co., Inc. (subsidiary) ; Elto Outboard Motor Co. ; Elto Div. ; Shop-King Div. ; Evinrude Motor Co. ; Evinrude Motors (div.) ; Cushman Motor Works ; Cushman Motors (div.) ; Bicycle Motor Div. ; Lawn-Boy Div. ; Oluf Mikkelsen (distributor) ; Outboard Motors Corp. ; Lockwood Motor Co. ; OMC-Lincoln  Search this
Notes content:
Lawn Boy power mowers ; "OMC" boats ; "OMC" industrial engines ; "Hobby Gardener" to hoe, weed, till, and edge ; "Elto" and "Evinrude" outboard motors ; "Speedibike" motor bikes ; "OMC Snow Cruiser" snowmobile. Shop-King Div.: ciruclar saw ; disc jointer ; woodworking and metal working machinery. "Pioneer" chain saws. Small engine-powered vehicles: police vehicle ; refuse vehicle ; delivery/pick-up vehicle ; haulster vehicle ; flatbed vehicle ; Minute-Miser vehicle ; Titan vehicle ; executive vehicle
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
56 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Motorcycles  Search this
Police and Prison Equipment and Supplies  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Topic:
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Correctional institutions  Search this
Engines  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Hobbies  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motorcycle supplies industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Police -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Prison industries  Search this
Recreation industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Tools  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30781
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30781

A pocket book of marine engineering rules and tables. For the use of marine engineers, naval architects ... and all engaged in the design and construction of marine machinery, naval & mercantile. By A. E. Seaton and H. M. Rounthwaite

Author:
Seaton, Albert Edward  Search this
Rounthwaite, Henry Morrison  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 538 (i.e. 542) p. incl. tables, diagrs. 17 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1905
Topic:
Marine engineering  Search this
Call number:
VM600 .S46 1905X
VM600.S46 1905X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_120716

A manual of marine engineering: comprising the designing, construction, and working of marine machinery. By A.E. Seaton ... With numerous tables and illustrations reduced from working drawings

Author:
Seaton, Albert Edward 1848-1930  Search this
Physical description:
xv, [1] p., 1 leaf, 479 p. front., illus., fold. diagr. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1886
Topic:
Marine engineering  Search this
Call number:
VM600 .S44 1886X
VM600.S44 1886X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_384011

[Trade catalogs from King Mfg., Inc.]

Company Name:
King Mfg., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
pick-up campers ; boaterhome ; custom built houseboat ; custom built RV ; motorhomes ; "Sport King"
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
11 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Nampa, Idaho, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Camping equipment  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Camping equipment industry  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Outdoor recreation  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_45282
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_45282

[Trade catalogs from MonArk Boat Co.]

Company Name:
MonArk Boat Co.  Search this
Notes content:
"MonArk" aluminum utility boats ; workboats ; campers
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
8 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Monticello, Arkansas, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Camping equipment  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Camping equipment industry  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metals  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Outdoor recreation  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31971
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31971

Marine engines : problems, notes and sketches : additional to the text-book used in the instruction of the naval cadets of the second class, United States Naval Academy

Author:
United States Naval Academy Department of Steam Engineering  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 242 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1895
Topic:
Marine engines--Textbooks  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
VM731 .M33 1895
VM731.M33 1895
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_331129

[Trade catalogs from Cummins Engine Co., Inc.]

Company Name:
Cummins Engine Co., Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Flxible Corp. (Delaware, OH) ; Cummins Diesel Export Corp. ; Acason-Miller Diesel Sales Co. (Denver, CO) ; Cummins Gas Engines, Inc. (El Paso, TX)  Search this
Notes content:
Diesel engines: industry, automotive, marine. Heavy duty for construction, mining, industry. Automotive, pleasure boat, diesel marine engines ; small diesels. Lightweight, high-speed diesel engines for on- and off-highway trucks, buses, tractors, earthmovers, shovels, cranes, industrial locomotives, air compressors, logging yarders and loaders, drilling rigs, centrifugal pumps, generator sets and power units, work boats and pleasure crafts. Manuals, specifications, blueprints.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
195 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Columbus, Indiana, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Lumber; logging; timber and forestry  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Forests and forestry  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Lumber  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Oil well drilling  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12455
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12455

[Trade catalogs from Hall-Scott Motor Car Co.]

Variant company name:
San Francisco, CA ; Buffalo, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Hall-Scott Motor Car Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Div. of American Car and Foundry Motors Co.  Search this
Notes content:
"A Story Told by Photographs of the Factory and General Offices, Hall-Scott Motor Car Company" ; "Defender" marine engines ; engines for runabouts and sport craft ; aircraft engines ; engines for buses, trucks, rail cars, and industrial use ; Liberty motor
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
40 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Berkeley, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_18422
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_18422

[Trade catalogs from American Car and Foundry Co.]

Company Name:
American Car and Foundry Co.  Search this
Related companies:
A.C.F. ; ACF ;  Search this
Notes content:
Foundries, motorboats, buses, freight and rail cars, explosives, ordnance (military weapons, shells, howitzers), metal heaters, rivet heaters, valves (lubricated valves, plug valves, multiport valves, semi-steel valves), lubricants, wrenches, coach seats. Cabin cruisers ; Milliken valves...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_37375
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_37375

[Trade catalogs from Lowell Model Co.]

Company Name:
Lowell Model Co.  Search this
Notes content:
automobile motors ; motor castings ; junior motor bicycle outfit ; stationary gasoline engine ; marine gasoline motors ; air-cooled gasoline motors ; gasoline launch motor ; auto gasoline runabout ; automobile related book
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
12 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_45238
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_45238

[Trade catalogs from Continental Motors Corp.]

Variant company name:
Detroit, MI  Search this
Company Name:
Continental Motors Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Continental Motors Mfg. Co. ; Continental Motor Mfg. Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Automotive, industrial, agricultural, aircraft, marine, rail car motors and engines ; bus engines ; gasoline, oil-carbureted and diesel engines
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
107 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Engines  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_11294
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_11294

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