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Miner's Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 34.29 cm x 10.795 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
Laird Albasin
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-7721
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7721
Accession number:
235039
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e73e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872261

Miner’s Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
Board of Trustees of Lafayette College
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-8762
Accession number:
265669
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8762
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e76e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872287

Mining Bee

Collector:
J. Whitaker  Search this
Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Sex:
Female
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Maddux Landing, North America, United States, Maryland, Montgomery County
Collection Date:
2010
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena carlini
USNM Number:
EO400432
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/384b6b48c-c504-4aba-b807-c93d73a31e32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10866683
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Mining Bee

Collector:
S. Droege  Search this
Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Sex:
Male
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
BARC-NRCS, North America, United States, Maryland, Prince George's County
Collection Date:
2011
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena erigeniae
USNM Number:
EO400449
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a5aba92f-341b-46a1-8021-a96662820cf6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10866701
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Mining Bee

Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Plummers Island, Ceres canadensis, North America, United States, Maryland, Montgomery County, Plummers Island
Collection Date:
1915
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena mandibularis
USNM Number:
EO22201
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3184d0798-1a9b-447b-bd09-2dad8bc3a3c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10002982
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Mining Bee

Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Plummers Island, Alliaria officinalis, North America, United States, Maryland, Montgomery County, Plummer's Island
Collection Date:
1922
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena arabis
USNM Number:
EO22202
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3df76df62-265f-4cc1-b154-3a7bec8ec170
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10002983
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Mining Bee

Collector:
S. Droege  Search this
Discipline:
Entomology  Search this
Region:
US Mid Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, DE, DC, VA, WV)  Search this
Sex:
Female
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
BARC, North America, United States, Maryland, Prince George's County
Collection Date:
2011
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Andrenidae, Andreninae
Scientific Name:
Andrena barbara
USNM Number:
EO400426
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Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3488c4bef-854e-4284-9d4a-7d2e4eabe418
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_10866677
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Miner’s Safety Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
lamp, safety, Davy type, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
George J. Titler
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9759
Accession number:
304880
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9759
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-d2cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872594

Miner's Carbide Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 2 3/4 in x 4 in; 17.78 cm x 6.985 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lamp, cap, carbide, mining
mining lamp
Related Publication:
Thorpe, Dave. Carbide Light: The Last Flame in American Mines
Credit Line:
Mary R. Wheat
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-8145
Accession number:
239148
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-8145
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-d6b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872627

Miner's Cap Lamp

Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
lamp, oil, cap, mining
mining lamp
Credit Line:
Frank Kane
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-7732
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-7732
Accession number:
234625
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-f4c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872125

Oil-Wick Miner’s Lamp Patent Model

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 6 in x 3 in; 8.89 cm x 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
lamp, oil, mining
mining lamp
Object Type:
Patent Model
ID Number:
AG.MHI-MN-9735
Catalog number:
MHI-MN-9735
Accession number:
88881
Patent number:
018704
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Mining Lamps
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-de7f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872378
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[Notes on flash photography in Pennsylvania mines : tablet]

Author:
Bretz, George M., 1842-1895  Search this
Names:
Kohinoor Mine  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Pencil on paper, 8-1/2" x 5-3/4")
Container:
Box 7, Folder Bretz
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Pennsylvania
Pottsville (Pa.)
Date:
[ca. 1870-1890.]
Scope and Contents:
Commercial paper writing tablet containing Bretz's notes on photograph by flash in the coal mines of Pennsylvania. Cover: "The Palmetto Tablet No. 4 / permanently bound, / ruled and perforated," sold "From Sykes & Rice, Commercial and School Supplies a Specialty. Pottsville, Pa." "Keystone Handy Pencil Tablet" on verso. Contains eight leaves, some torn out. Bretz's "photo artist" blind-stamp at bottom of first page. Note on second page regarding "photographs of Kohinoor Mine interior by Electric Light." Bretz describes his camera, lens, plates, exposure times, etc. The notes appear to have been made in response to a request for an article about Bretz's work.
Biographical / Historical:
Bretz photographed throughout the northern and western portions of Pennsylvania, particularly in the coal mining regions around Pottsville and State College.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000910.tif

AC0060-0000911.tif

AC0060-0000912.tif

AC0060-0000913.tif

AC0060-0000914.tif

AC0060-0000915.tif

AC0060-0000916.tif

AC0060-0000917.tif

AC0060-0000918.tif
General:
In Box 7, Bretz folder. (Moved from original location in "Tablets" series.)
Other Archival Materials:
Ten trade cards and other items with Bretz's imprint in the same Warshaw collection folder. Elsewhere: A portable collodion darkroom tent used by Bretz is in the photographic history collection of the National Museum of American History. See http://www.civilwar.si.edu/life_portable_darkroom.html. A large collection of photographs by Bretz is in the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland. See http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/specoll/digitcoll.php
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Photography, Flash-light  Search this
Coal mines and mining  Search this
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Photography, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Photography
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Photography / 2: Photographers / Bretz, George M.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep837dfe0ca-c271-4418-a44a-652eafbe6230
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-photography-ref543
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Woodwardia virginica (L.) R.M. Sm.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Roderick H. Simmons  Search this
J. Parrish  Search this
Mark T. Strong  Search this
Place:
Contee, abandoned complex of sand and gravel mines of the old Contee Gravel Company, Konterra Bog #1, at the western end of Muirkirk Road in relatively undisturbed woodland on the south side of the mines., Prince George's, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
23 Oct 2004
Common name:
Virginia chainfern
eastern chainfern
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Blechnaceae
Published Name:
Woodwardia virginica (L.) R.M. Sm.
Barcode:
01344449
USNM Number:
3687938
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cc6f1511-c522-46c6-aae4-86302352b594
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12575936
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Ilex verticillata (L.) A. Gray

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Roderick H. Simmons  Search this
J. Parrish  Search this
Mark T. Strong  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Woodland.  Search this
Place:
Contee, abandoned complex of sand and gravel mines of the old Contee Gravel Company, Konterra Bog #1, at the western end of Muirkirk Road in relatively undisturbed woodland on the south side of the mines., Prince George's, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
23 Oct 2004
Common name:
Winterberry
common winterberry
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Celastrales Aquifoliaceae
Published Name:
Ilex verticillata (L.) A. Gray
Barcode:
01344437
USNM Number:
3677238
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31956f573-1e65-42f5-9ccb-2a39818c8397
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12572213
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Maianthemum canadense Desf.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Roderick H. Simmons  Search this
J. Parrish  Search this
Mark T. Strong  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
undisturbed woodland.  Search this
Place:
Contee, abandoned complex of sand and gravel mines of the old Contee Gravel Company, Konterra Bog #1, at the western end of Muirkirk Road in relatively undisturbed woodland on the south side of the mines., Prince George's, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
20 Aug 2005
Common name:
Canada mayflower
false lily-of-the-valley
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Asparagales Asparagaceae Nolinoideae
Published Name:
Maianthemum canadense Desf.
Barcode:
01344464
USNM Number:
3687922
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a3813cc6-d723-436c-ac66-7ac90fed5294
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12576092
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Spilogale putorius putorius

Collector:
C. Harvey  Search this
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Kitzmiller, Burl Brothers Coal Mines, Garrett County, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Feb 1966
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Carnivora, Caniformia, Mephitidae
Published Name:
Spilogale putorius putorius
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 508
USNM Number:
392848
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/347e90e52-9782-4f00-835e-6b601dc6fef7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7047233
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Inula helenium L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Francis W. Pennell  Search this
Place:
Eckharts Mines, Cellegany Co., Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
31 Jul 1910
Common name:
elecampane inula
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae Asteroideae
Published Name:
Inula helenium L.
Barcode:
01743524
USNM Number:
640507
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33d4b9fe8-2d68-48a1-ac96-ddd6d38dac6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12814853
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Agrimonia gryposepala Wallr.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Frances W. Pennell  Search this
Place:
Eckhart's Mines, Allegany Co., Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
31 Jul 1910
Common name:
common tall agrimony
tall hairy agrimony
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae Rosoideae
Published Name:
Agrimonia gryposepala Wallr.
Barcode:
03707647
USNM Number:
640509
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32b282c53-1aaa-4937-8f67-1028a0bc5eef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15369346
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Ophioglossum vulgatum L.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
G. R. Fessenden  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Near mica mine  Search this
Place:
Near Wheaton, Mica Mine, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
7 May 1944
Common name:
southern adder's-tongue
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Ophioglossales Ophioglossaceae
Published Name:
Ophioglossum vulgatum L.
Ophioglossum vulgatum var. pycnostichum Fernald
Barcode:
00416389
USNM Number:
1871160
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/352f772e5-4b00-4aed-9680-b49b4537c99f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2185828
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Carex styloflexa Buckley

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
C. Lea  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Mucky soil of spring seep in oak-tulip tree in forest.  Search this
Place:
Gold Mine Tract east of Great Falls, 0.2 mi. south of junction of MacArthur Blvd. and Falls Road (Maryland Route 189), 2 mi. southwest of Potomac., Montgomery, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
12 May 2000
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae Cyperoideae
Published Name:
Carex styloflexa Buckley
Barcode:
00663617
USNM Number:
3410227
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3959204f9-6ab4-493c-80cf-656d05652a82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2195901
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