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[Trade catalogs from Seth Thomas Clock Co.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1813 ; New York, NY ; Chicago, IL ; London, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
Seth Thomas Clock Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Seth Thomas Clocks ; General Time Corp. ; General Time Instruments Corp. ; American Clock Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Reprint of "Factory List of Seth Thomas Clock Movements" (May 1907) ; clocks ; tower clocks ; secondary clock systems ; watches ; ship bells and clocks ; electric clocks ; cuckoo clocks ; metronomes ; alarm clocks ; barometers ; Reprint of Illustrated Catalogue of Seth Thomas...Clocks (1879)- catalog #4618 ; Schultz's Watchman's Clock ; Chronometers ; Chronometer Lever
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
28 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Thomaston, Connecticut, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Bells and bell foundries  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Topic:
Bell founding  Search this
Bells  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_25201
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_25201

[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:
2016 pieces; 140 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

[Trade catalogs from Ford Motor Co.]

Variant company name:
Dearborn, MI  Search this
Company Name:
Ford Motor Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Continental Div. ; Lincoln Motor Co. ; Lincoln Motor Car Div. ; Fordson Div. ; Mercury Div. ; Lincoln-Mercury Div. ; Henry Ford & Son, Inc. ; C.E. Johansson, Inc. ; Dearborn Village ; Ford Tractor Operations (Troy, MI) ; Ford Motor Co. Ltd. (Dagenham, Essex, United Kingdom) ; Upholstery Leather Group, Inc. (New York, NY)  Search this
Notes content:
Five envelopes OVERSIZE ; Organized by divisions and subject categories
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1065 pieces; 41 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date range:
1900s-2000s
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
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Hobbies  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Recreation industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Travel  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_16108
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_16108

[Trade catalogs from Lionel Corp.]

Company Name:
Lionel Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Lionel Toy Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Model trains ; toy trains ; train sets ; "Lady Lionel" train set for girls ; accessories ; with a feature on "How to Plan Your Layout..." and track plans ; "Airex" fishing reels ; toy racing cars ; toy racing sets ; toy train tracks ; toy roadways ; acoustic phonographs ; electric phonographs ; Lionel-Porter Microcraft, Chemcraft, Biocraft, Mineralogy ; science sets ; "Helios 21" toy spacecraft ; U-Drive boats
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Topic:
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Games  Search this
Hobbies  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Recreation industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Ships  Search this
Toy making  Search this
Toys  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27055
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27055

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

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

[Trade catalogs from Superheater Co.]

Variant company name:
Chicago, IL ; Montreal, Canada  Search this
Company Name:
Superheater Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Bronze Foundry Div. ; Locomotive Superheater Co. ; Locomotive Feed Water Heater Co. ; Locomotive Pulverized Fuel Co. ; Pulverized Equipment Corp. ; International Pulverized Fuel Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Elesco products ; "Superheaters" ; locomotive feed water heaters ; tangential steam dryers ; steam pyrometers ; exhaust steam injector ; dampers ; marine superheaters ; boiler feed pumps (marine type) ; locomotive boilers and superheaters ; bronze castings ; Elesco Locomotive Superheaters ; Superheated Steam Pyrometers
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
145 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metals  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_24021
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_24021

[Trade catalogs from Belgian State Railways and Mail Packet Office]

Company Name:
Belgian State Railways and Mail Packet Office  Search this
Notes content:
Routes and timetables. Trains and ships.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
London, United Kingdom
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_6993
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_6993

[Trade catalogs from Bell Aerospace Corp.]

Variant company name:
The Geraldines Laboratories, Division of, Annapolis, MD.  Search this
Company Name:
Bell Aerospace Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
The Perry Cubmarine. Instruction in oceanographic measurements
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
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_6999
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_6999

[Trade catalogs from Baldwin De La Vergne Sales Corp.]

Variant company name:
Subsidiary of the Baldwin Locomotive Works - Philadelphia, PA  Search this
Company Name:
Baldwin De La Vergne Sales Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Baldwin Locomotive Works ;Baldwin-Southwark Corp. ; De La Vergne Engine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
De La Vergne Series 60 Model VO Marine Diesel Engine ; Diesel Electric Generator Sets for electric propulsion & auxiliary power.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7074
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7074

[Trade catalogs from D. Ballauf]

Company Name:
D. Ballauf  Search this
Notes content:
Tanner navigational sounding apparatus ; Tanner-Blish sounding tube and its accessories.
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Washington, Washington (D.C.), 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_7099
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7099

[Trade catalogs from Ballou Service & Instrument Co., Inc.]

Company Name:
Ballou Service & Instrument Co., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Balco Products ; Marine, industrial, refinery machinery ; condenser & heat exchanger repairs ; engine room instruments rebuilt and repaired.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7102
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7102

[Trade catalogs from Baltimore Copper Paint Co.]

Company Name:
Baltimore Copper Paint Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Oliver Reeder & Son, Inc., Proprieters  Search this
Notes content:
Regatta yacht paints.
Includes:
Trade catalog and samples
Color images
Types of samples:
Paint colors
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7115
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7115

[Trade catalogs from Baltimore Engine Co.]

Company Name:
Baltimore Engine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Baltimore metallic packing for high or low- pressure stationary, marine and automobile engines, locomotives, steam pumps, etc.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7116
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7116

[Trade catalogs from Bell Isle Boat and Engine Company]

Company Name:
Bell Isle Boat and Engine Company  Search this
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Detroit, Michigan, 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_7155
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7155

[Trade catalogs from Bendix Corp.]

Company Name:
Bendix Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Sheffield Corp. (Dayton, OH) ; Bendix Corp. (Cincinnati Div.) ; Julien P. Freiz ; Aerospace Systems Division ; Bendix Aviation Corp. ; Bendix Aviation Ltd. ; Cincinnati Div. ; Computer Div. ; Eclipse Aviation Division ; Eclipse Machine Co. ; Eclipse-Pioneer Div. ; Electro-Optics Div. ; Environmental Science Div. ; Friez Instrument Div. ; Industrial Controls Div. ; Marine Products Co. Inc. ; Pacific Div. ; Pioneer Central Div. ; Pioneer Instruments Div. ; Pioneer Instrument Co. (Brooklyn, NY) ; Bendix Products Corp. (Airplane Wheel and Brake Div., Bendix Brake Co., Bragg-Kliesrath Corp., B-K Vacuum Power Div.); Radio Corp. ; Research Laboratories ; Red Bank Div. ; Scintilla Magneto Div. ; Semiconductor Div. ; Stromberg Carburetor Co. ; Utica Div. ; Bendix-Westinghouse Automotive Air Brake Co. ; Bendix Corporation Industrial Tools Division ; Bendix Sully-Jones ; Bendix Research Laboratories ; Bendix Radio Div., Automotive Products Dept. (Baltimore, MD)  Search this
Notes content:
Unique magazines advertising Bendix annual show in 1932, 1933. Scientific instruments: weather, water, upper air exploration, soil conservation; rain, snow, water gages; air conditioning instruments and controls. 1974 precision holding tools and other products catalog and price list. tychoway bearings ; linear bearings ; centers ; " better-hold " chucks ; hydraulic tooling ; standard flange mount chucks ; mandrels ; arbors ; cutting tools ; automatic recessing tools ; n/c tooling ; flexural pivot ; " x-press " change ; quick-change chucks ; " safety-guard ' collets ; milling machine arbors ; milling machine adapters ; floating holders ; quick-change spindle nose assemblies ; quick-change tapping ; drill stops ; drill chucks ; reamer chucks ; tap chucks ; sleeves ; sockets ; turret tool holders ; automatic polarimeter ; photogrammetry ; Ordnance maintenance: power brake systems (U.S. Dept of the Army Technical Manual, 1953) ; Bendix-Westinghouse air brake systems ; Scintilla Magneto Div.: fuel injection pumps and equipment ; Bendix Radio Div., Automotive Products Dept.: Sapphire III all transistor radio for Volkswagen Transporter...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
787 pieces; 11 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, 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
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Radio supplies industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Ships  Search this
Tools  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7220
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7220

[Trade catalogs from Benson Electric Co.]

Company Name:
Benson Electric Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Electric telemotor for ships.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Superior, Wisconsin, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7257
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7257

[Trade catalogs from Benthos]

Company Name:
Benthos  Search this
Notes content:
Marine instrumentation: depth indicators and recorders; deep sea motors; underwater lights; water samplers.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
28 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
North Falmouth, Massachusetts, 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_7266
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7266

[Trade catalogs from Bergen Point Iron Works]

Company Name:
Bergen Point Iron Works  Search this
Notes content:
House boats; floating wharves; floating fueling station; floating boathouse.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Bayonne, New Jersey, 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_7294
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7294

[Trade catalogs from Barber Brothers]

Company Name:
Barber Brothers  Search this
Notes content:
High speed light weight engines for speed or pleasure boats.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
6 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Syracuse, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Engines  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7305
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7305

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